Credit: My Blessed Life/Pioneer Woman Cooks/Smitten Kitchen Photo: Easy Holiday Appetizers

Not all of us were blessed with Martha Stewart-like skills or the fearless culinary know-how of Ms. Julia Child. And for those who were (lucky you), there isn’t always ample time in the day to create complex ooh- and ahh-eliciting dishes. (Let’s be real — there isn’t ever enough time!) But tasty and easy holiday party-worthy bites are out there: You just need the right recipes! Here are our faves:

Lemon Pomegranate Chickpea Dip — Refinery 29

Mango-Curry Shrimp Salad in Wonton Cups — Epicurious
Bacon-Wrapped Scallops With Chili Butter — Pioneer Woman Cooks

Spiced Herbed Nuts — Epicurious

Parmesan Potato Wedges — My Blessed Life

Artichoke-Olive Crostini — Smitten Kitchen

Tomato Basil Skewers —

Onion-Herb Focaccia — Food Network

Hot Olives With Citrus and Spice, Marcona Almonds, and Paprika Toasted Chickpeas —

Goat Cheese Quesadillas — HGTV


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