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3 Crowd Pleasing Holiday Appetizers


With Christmas right around the corner what better way to celebrate than with some Christmas Eve Traditions!  From hanging a new ornament on the tree, to picking out that one present to open, we are all sure to have at least one. 


Here at Halladay’s we have the right present for everyone on your list. From sweet, savory and a little bit of everything in-between, you can be sure to find the perfect gift for any foodie in your life. Be sure to check out our great selection of gift boxes.

These are a few of our favorite Holiday appetizer recipes that will have everyone asking for them year after year. Let us help you create new traditions with these wonderful products, from our family to yours.


A crowd favorite for years with just the right amount of sweet and spicy, this sauce will keep your quests coming back for more.

1 Tbsp. Halladay's Garlic Chipotle Seasoning

1 Tbsp. orange juice

1 cup barbecue sauce

1 to 2 Tbsp maple syrup, optional

1 (1 lb.) bag frozen cocktail sized Swedish style meatballs, defrosted

Combine seasoning, juice, barbeque sauce and syrup; heat in small saucepan. Add meatballs and heat through. Serve warm.




This one won’t last long. Serve with crackers or toasted French bread for a dip that will disappear before your eyes.

1 cup sour cream

1 cup mayo

2 to 3 Tbsp. Halladay's Spicy Garlic Dill Seasoning

Smoked salmon, chopped

Combine ingredients; let chill. Serve with crackers or toasted bread. Garnish with more salmon, if desired.




You can’t have the Holidays without some cranberry in there somewhere.  This decadent cheeseball is sure to be the hit at any party.

½ cup Pecans, toasted and chopped

1 (8 oz.) pkg of cream cheese, softened

1 cup of white cheddar cheese, shredded

1 Tbsp. Halladay's Chardonnay or Garlic Herb Seasoning

1 ½ cups dried cranberries

Beat together the softened cream cheese, cheddar cheese and chardonnay dip blend until well blended. Form into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap and chill for at least 30 minutes. Roll in pecan and cranberry mixture.


If you try any of these recipes, we want to see your pictures! Post to Instagram or Facebook and tag us @halladaysharvestbarn and use the hashtag #halladaysathome so we can see them.


-Kathleen Govotski, Owner Halladay’s Harvest Barn