By Anna Kocharian

Published on February 6, 2016

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Photography by Katie Quinn Davies for what Katies Ate

When it comes to holiday parties, there’s never a shortage of seasonal staples in their most classic forms. So we rounded up a few mouthwatering combos (in their tiniest forms!) to inspire your next fete. Take a look!

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mini beef and pork sliders and a ginger shandy

It doesn’t get any better than bite-sized burgers paired with a side of chilled brew. Try a refreshing ginger shandy for a slightly more elevated take. Going with a simple ale? Food Republic suggests a lightly hopped pale ale to offset the burger’s richness. Get the scoop here

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bacon wrapped datesand pinkies out

Stuff dates with a blend of herbs and cheese, and pop them into the oven for a crispy finish. Serve with a ginger and apple juice cocktail.

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Photography by LARA FERRONI
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Mini tacos at cocktail hour is about as perfect as it gets. Indulge in these teeny, soft taco combos with a side of an appropriately garnished glass of margarita.
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cheese and spinach smashed potatoes and bourbon thyme cocktail

Serve up these loaded tots with a sultry mix of bourbon and thyme.

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Pair this elevated take on a classic concept with a minty and fresh citrus combo.
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Photography by cookingclassy.com
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Serve up these sugar-covered goodies with a boozy chocolate cocktail.
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Photography by sayyes.com
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Photography by waitingonmartha.com

glazed apple fritters and sugar n’ spice white russian

Crispy apples, sweet cinnamon, and an indulgent white russian were made for one another.

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Photography by cambriausa.com
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fruit toasties and rosemary and cranberry spritzer

Top mini pieces of toast with seasonal fruits and fresh herbs. Complement the bites with a refreshing, herb cocktail.

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Photography by spoonforkbacon.com
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Photography by HelloNatural.co

bite-sized pie (pecan)and honey bourbon apple cider

Top these bite-sized goodies (packed with all the best flavors of the season!) with a dollop of whipped cream and a side of hard cider.