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Christmas Cheese Canapés

Five delicious cheese canapés for your Christmas and New Year's Eve gatherings and no cooking required! Spare the oven for the Christmas dinner - simply slice and stack the artisan cheese and accompaniments to create these festive combinations.  


Christmas Fruit Cake & Cheese Slices 

The extra-buttery Kirkhams Lancashire cheese pairs beautifully with our figgy Fruit Cake for Cheese. Enjoy with a good old cup of tea, or a glass of English Sparkling for an evening event.  

Makes 23 Canapés (with cheese to spare)

250g Lancashire Kirkham Cheese

1 x Fruit Cake for Cheese


Festive Stilton & Fig Canapés

It simply wouldn’t be Christmas without a slice of Paxton’s Stilton. Did you know that Paxton & Whitfield was one of the first cheesemongers in London to sell Stilton cheese?

These simple Stilton canapés feature a triangle of Stilton topped with an individual fig from our Fig Ball – presented on Apricot & Date Toasts. Pair with a glass of Tawny Port.

Makes 16 Canapés (with cheese to spare)

250g Paxton’s Stilton

1 x Fig Ball

Paxton & Whitfield Apricot & Date Toasts


Parmigiano Reggiano & Acacia Honey Biscuits

The pairing of honey and cheese dates back to Roman times and we love enjoying our 24-month matured Parmigiano Reggiano in this way. Beautifully paired with a glass of Champagne.

Makes 16 Canapés (with cheese to spare)

250g Parmigiano Reggiano

1 x Paxton & Whitfield Acacia Honey

1 x Box Farmhouse Butter Artisan Biscuits for Cheese


Bath Soft & Chive Christmas Parcels

The unique square shape of Bath Soft is perfect to create these chive-wrapped Christmas parcels with no cheese wastage. Enjoy a West Country Cider with these West Country cheese canapés.

Makes 12 Canapés

1 X Bath Soft Cheese

1 x Box Paxton & Whitfield Cheddar & Mustard Cheese Nibbles

Handful of Fresh Chives and Pomegranate Seeds.


Goats’ Cheese & Beetroot Baubles

The colour combination in these goats’ cheese baubles make for an attractive festive platter.  A classic wine match would be a chilled Sauvignon Blanc.

Makes 10 Canapés

1 x Driftwood

1 x Jar Paxton & Whitfield Beetroot & Horseradish Chutney

1 x box Paxton & Whitfield Charcoal Artisan Biscuits for Cheese


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