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13 Super-Easy Recipes For Your Last-Minute Christmas Party

TFW your guest are arriving in an hour and you still haven't started cooking.

1. Honey-baked Camembert With Bacon and Rosemary

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Serving baked Camembert as an appetiser totally says, "I'm a sophisticated, together adult." Your guests don't need to know you threw it together in four minutes.

Find out how to make it here.

2. Lemon, Thyme, and Garlic Marinated Olives

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Another great snack for parties are these marinated olives that are packed full of flavour. They take just five minutes to make, and they'll keep in the fridge until you want to serve them.

Get the recipe here.

3. Fig, Rocket Pesto, and Blue Cheese Crostini

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These vibrant fresh fig, rocket (arugula), and blue cheese crostini make an ideal last-minute appetiser and pair wonderfully with a glass of white whine.

Get the recipe here.

4. Hot Chocolate Fudge Sauce

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This incredibly simple fudge sauce goes great over ice cream or brownies or as a dip for fresh fruit.

Learn how to make it here.

5. Glühwein Mulled Wine

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This recipe combines zingy oranges and lemons with traditional spices for a warming drink that tastes just like Christmas.

Get the recipe here.

6. Cheesy Bacon Pull-apart Bread

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This cheesy, bacon-y sharer will go down a treat at your next Christmas do. Feel free to sub out the gouda for a different cheese, if you prefer.

Learn how to make it here.

7. Balsamic Chicken Skewers

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These chicken skewers have so much flavour to them that your guests will never figure out you made them right before they arrived.

Get the recipe here.

8. Four-ingredient German Chocolate Mousse

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You only need four ingredients and five minutes to make this really light and fluffy chocolate mousse. If you're looking to really impress, serve it in mason jars and top with desiccated coconut for a pretty final touch.

Get the recipe here.

9. Christmas Cranberry Punch

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To really wow your guests, dress up the glasses with cranberries and mint leaves when you're serving the punch.

Find out how to make it here.

10. Maple-roasted Cashews

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Switch up your usual snack offering for these maple and rosemary cashews, that use a touch of cayenne pepper to give it a satisfying sweet-and-spicy kick.

Find out how to make these here.

11. Baked Parmesan Carrot Fries

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Give carrots the upgrade they deserve this Christmas with this crunchy, Parmesan-covered snack that's ready in just 20 minutes.

Find out how to make it here.

12. No-bake Stuffed Mushrooms

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This colourful appetiser is incredibly versatile and packed full of flavour, and it's ready to serve in less than half an hour.

Learn how to make it here.

13. Caprese Crostini With Pesto

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Not only are these crostini pretty much fail-proof to make, you'll also end up with a lot of leftover fresh pesto that you can toss into pasta and serve up for dinner afterwards.

Grab the recipe here.

Having a last-minute Christmas party? Co-Op is here to help with all the items you need to truly nail this Christmas season – whether you've got hours or seconds until your guests arrive.