A Christmas Tea: Menu

This Christmas Tea menu is festive without being fussy. Much of it can be prepared ahead to avoid the last-minute rush. Use whatever cookies, candies and other goodies you already have in the house for part of the dessert course.

Christmas Red Pepper Soup

Winter Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Gingerbread Scones with Hard Sauce

Asian Crab Cakes
Broccoli Cheese Tarts
Sweet Pear and Cheese Tea Sandwiches
Ginger Cashews

Bûche de Noël
Tiny Chess Tarts
Chocolate Cherry Tarts
Martha Washingtons
Christmas Cookies
Truffles and Chocolate-Covered Cherries

Boston Tea from Harney, a blend of black tea, cranberry and almond flavors--perfect!