Holiday Entertaining on a Budget

Appetizers

Offer appetizers bought wholesale. "You can bake the pre-made frozen appetizers--available at stores such as Costco-- and offer them on a nice serving platter. Or place paper doilies on simple dishes and serve them that way," Butler says. You can also serve cookies from Christmas tins or add a sprinkling of powdered or colorful sugars and other sweet garnishes for decoration on a serving plate.

Offer appetizers bought wholesale. “You can bake the pre-made frozen appetizers–available at stores such as…