The winter wedding season is almost on, and you haven’t chosen the menu yet? No worries, it’s not very difficult: winter food should be comforting and nutritious as it may be cold and such weather makes people feel hungrier than usual. Hot appetizers and just food are necessary because they will help to keep the guests warm, and it’s especially important if you have an outdoor ceremony or even the whole reception. What are the best ideas for winter wedding appetizers?
Bacon, cheese, all kinds of meat, sea food and fish are very nutritious, so we recommend to use them for appetizers, and mushrooms for a vegan option. Fresh greenery and veggies will make the treat healthier, and such food as cranberries is a great way to embrace the season. Here are some examples you may like.
Any kind of meat or poultry is great for keeping your guests warm and full for a long time, and most of meat appetizers can be made hot, which is also a great idea. Bacon or prosciutto is great for winter wedding appetizers, you can wrap asparagus, mushrooms, jalapenos and even chicken with it. Make some sliders, better mini ones, for appetizers – this is always s a win-win idea that most of your guests will like. Meatballs are rather traditional appetizers and to make them cooler you can serve them on forks with spaghetti and fresh greenery, serve them with pomegranate glaze and in many other ways. Try wonton cups with chicken, mini wellingtons, mushrooms stuffed with cheese and bacon and many other ideas – choose what you like!
prosciutto wrapped asparagus is great for an appetizer and is easy to make
bacon wrapped cheese stuffed mushrooms are a great combo for winter
cranberry, brie and prosciutto crostini with balsamic glaze is a delicious idea for those who love meat
spaghetti and meatballs on forks with greenery is a cool way to serve some meat
mini sliders on skewers with cheese, meat, veggies are ideal for everyone
meat balls with greenery served on toothpicks is a great idea fo comfort food
bacon-wrapped jalapeno thingies are great for those who love spicy food
mini beef wellingtons are a fresh take on a traditional British appetizer
potato cups with cheese and ham and fresh greenery are very nutritious
sausage and asiago stuffed mushrooms with balsamic glaze are tasty and nutricious
sweet chicken bacon bites with fresh greenery and spices are delicious
Moroccan meatballs with pomegranate glaze are a great festive dish and a fresh take on usual meatballs
sesame chicken wonton cups are tasty, spicy and sumptuous
stuffed champignons with ham, cheese and greenery are amazing as finger food
Salmon and various kinds of seafood (here crabs and prawns are the most popular types) are also very nutritious, and you can find a lot of ideas to try. Grilled and roasted prawns, cream cheese pancakes with smoked salmon, pastry cups with seafood and crostini with cream cheese and smoked salmon are amazing for winter appetizers. Most of them cold but still very tasty and will make your mouth water.
blackened shrimp avocado bites with fresh greenery is a healthy and tasty idea
crackers with cream cheese, dill, parsley and smoked salmon for a fresh and tasty snack
pastry cups with cream cheese, greenery and grilled shrimps is a sumptuous appetizer
grilled prawns is always a win-win idea, everyone will be delighted
cream cheese pancakes with smoked salmon and greenery are a fresh take on salmon bites
smoked salmon, cucumbers and cream cheese bites are ideal for those who love fish
Want to embrace the season? Make some brie and cranberry bites, winter Caprese skewers, stuffed mushrooms with walnut, cheese, greenery and spinach pastry cups with the veggies you like. There are many ideas suitable for vegans, too, and all your guests will be pleased.
brie, apple and honey crostini can be a nice hot appetizer for both fall and winter
cranberry brie bites are ideal for winter and especially Christmas weddings
mini chopped caesar salad cups are a light and fresh appetizer
spinach dip stuffed mushrooms with garlic, cream cheese are addicting
sugared cranberries, cheese, and crackers make a delicious and beautiful wedding appetizer
walnut, sage and cranberry stuffed holiday mushrooms are perfect for vegans
winter Caprese skewers with apples, red beets, and mint is a fresh way to serve the root veggie