Christmas canapes Garland of bread with cotechino

For a starter tantalizing or a aperitif festive with friends, le Christmas canapes with Asiago cheese, mortadella and chopped pistachios are an idea very easy And rapid to realize.


  • 8 slices of bread
  • 4 slices of mortadella
  • 8 slices of Asiago-type cheese (about 5 mm thick)
  • chopped pistachios
  • olive oil
  • pink pepper

How to prepare: Christmas canapes

This recipe demonstrates how easy it is to make appetizers Christmas canapes with simple ingredients, a cookie cutter and a pinch of imagination.
In fact, made with White bread, cheese asiago, mortadella and a grain of pistachios, these star-shaped stuffed morsels are perfect for an aperitif with friends during the holidays.

The Christmas canapes obviously they lend themselves to infinite variations: simply replacing the mortadella with another salami and choosing a different cheese, remaining on a preparation without cooking.

The appetizers, or the canapés that enrich the aperitif, are never too many during the Christmas holidays. From the elegant Scallops au gratin to the very simple Puff pastry as an aperitif, passing through a sumptuous savory Panettone stuffed with quail eggs, turkey breast and chilli, there are countless appetizer recipes from which to draw inspiration.

OTHER TASTY RECIPES: Mixed canapes, Canapés with salmon and cheese, Mortadella foam, Canapè with almonds and salmon

Easy execution Preparation time 15 min Cooking time 10 min Servings 4

How to prepare: Christmas canapes

Preparation of Christmas canapes - Phase 1

Preparation Christmas canapes - Phase 1

Making these Christmas canapes is really very simple: with a 4-5 cm star-shaped cookie cutter, cut two shapes from each slice of bread. Brown them in a non-stick pan, without adding fat, on both sides. Alternatively, you can brown them in the oven.

Preparation of Christmas canapes - Phase 2

Preparation of Christmas canapes - Phase 2

With the same mold, make 8 cheese shapes. Cut the slices of mortadella in half, in order to obtain 8 slices, and start composing your canapes. Start with a base of bread, add a drizzle of raw oil, a star of cheese, a slice of mortadella and finally close with the second star of bread. Skewer everything with toothpicks and proceed in this way until all the ingredients are used up.

Preparation of Christmas canapes - Phase 3

Complete the Christmas canapes with chopped pistachios and pink pepper.