A beautiful and delicious Caprese Wreath makes a festive addition to your holiday meals. Simple and easy to make, it’s an elegant appetizer everyone will love.

Caprese Wreath by The BakerMama

Almost Too Pretty to Eat

With only a few ingredients, this pretty appetizer comes together in a snap, leaving you more time to make merry with your friends and family. Rosemary and thyme tucked into a circle of fresh mozzarella slices and vine-ripe tomatoes make this Caprese Wreath almost too pretty to eat. ALMOST. Because it’s delicious! And a welcome healthy addition to the holiday indulgences. Along with fresh basil, a balsamic glaze and crostini, it’s such a simple way to impress your guests around Christmas.

Caprese Wreath by The BakerMama

What Do I Need to Make a Caprese Wreath?

  • Fresh mozzarella slices
  • Large tomato slices
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Marinated mozzarella balls
  • Fresh basil, rosemary and thyme
  • Olive oil
  • Flaky sea salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • Balsamic glaze
  • Crostini, for serving
  • Large rimmed platter
Caprese Wreath by The BakerMama

How to Make a Caprese Wreath

First arrange mozzarella slices and tomato slices, alternating, into the shape of a wreath. Then garnish with cherry tomato halves and mini mozzarella ball halves. Next, tuck fresh sprigs and leaves of basil, rosemary and thyme all around the wreath.

Finally, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with flaky sea salt and fresh ground black pepper. Serve alongside crostini and balsamic glaze. Enjoy!

Caprese Wreath by The BakerMama

More Festive Holiday Appetizers

This Candy Cane Caprese Board from my Beautiful Boards cookbook is such a simple and stunning way to serve an appetizer during the holidays. An easy and festive Christmas Tree Snack Board that is sure to be enjoyed by all at your holiday gathering!

Candy Cane Caprese Board from Beautiful Boards Cookbook by Maegan Brown

If you make this Caprese Wreath for your loved ones, be sure to snap a picture and share it with me or tag me on Instagram @thebakermama so I can see. ???? I love seeing how inspired and creative y’all get with the recipes I share. Happy holidays and enjoy!

xoxo,

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Caprese Wreath by The BakerMama

Caprese Wreath

  • Author: The BakerMama
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x

Description

A beautiful and delicious Caprese Wreath makes a festive addition to your holiday meals. Simple and easy to make, it’s an elegant appetizer everyone will love.


Ingredients

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  • 8 fresh mozzarella slices
  • 8 large tomato slices, about ¼-inch thick slices
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 mini marinated mozzarella balls, halved
  • Fresh basil, for garnishing
  • Fresh rosemary, for garnishing
  • Fresh thyme, for garnishing
  • olive oil, for drizzling
  • flaky sea salt, for garnishing
  • fresh ground black pepper, for garnishing
  • ¼ cup balsamic glaze, for serving
  • crostini, for serving

Instructions

  1. Arrange mozzarella slices and tomato slices, alternating, into the shape of a wreath.
  2. Garnish with cherry tomato halves and mini mozzarella ball halves.
  3. Tuck fresh sprigs and leaves of basil, rosemary and thyme all around the wreath.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil.
  5. Sprinkle with flaky sea salt and fresh ground black pepper.
  6. Serve alongside crostini and balsamic glaze.

Recipe from The BakerMama/Photos by Kelsey Foster Photography/Food Styling by Stephanie Greenwood and Traci Paga

About The BakerMama

Maegan is the author of the best-selling Beautiful Boards and its next-level follow-up, Spectacular Spreads. She started blogging in 2012 and has over 700 original recipes on The BakerMama. She truly enjoys sharing her easy, family-friendly recipes, creative meal ideas, food board creations, and entertaining spreads to encourage others to get in the kitchen and make something memorable for their loved ones to enjoy together. Learn More

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