If you're throwing a get together, party appetizers are something you should consider. They set the mood and give your guests something tasty to eat while they wait for the main course. Party appetizers are also great for a party that doesn't serve a meal. Your friends and family can enjoy a tasty plate of nibbles while they mingle and have fun. Check out these tasty treats to get yourself started.
1. Pepperoni Caprese Bites
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One of the easiest party appetizers is this skewer with a piece of pepperoni, a cherry tomato and a drizzle of basil pesto.
2. Bacon Cheddar Pinwheels
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Use a crescent roll to contain cheese and bacon for an appetizer everyone will love.
3. Prosciutto and Cantaloupe
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If you've never had cantaloupe and prosciutto together, you are totally missing out. This is yummy and easy at the same time.
4. Spinach Artichoke Bites
Tiny bread bowls are perfect a dab of delicious spinach artichoke dip.
5. Cucumber Feta Cheese Bites
These tiny slices of cucumber are ideal for a small taste of feta cheese. No one will be able to pass these up.
6. Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites
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You'll be surprised at how delicious a chunk of pineapple is when it's wrapped with a slice of bacon.
7. Mini Lasagna Roll Ups
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Tiny bites of lasagna are perfect appetizers because they are filling and tasty at the same time.
8. Buffalo Chicken Bites
Buffalo Chicken Bites
Try filling wonton wrappers with buffalo chicken chunks and green onions for a mouthwatering presentation.
9. Crostini with Prosciutto, Goat Cheese and Fig Jam
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This is an elegant appetizer that will impress everyone, but won't take you tons of time to make.
10. Cheese and Bacon Jalapeno Rellenos
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Fill halved jalapenos with cream cheese and bacon for an ooey, gooey and spicy appetizer.
11. Mini Cheese Ball Bites
Mini Cheese Ball Bites
Instead of one big cheese ball, make these tiny ones and serve each on the end of a pretzel stick. Now you won't have to worry about double dipping!
12. Crudite Cups
Put a dab of dip in shot glasses and fill with fresh veggies for a healthy and portable appetizer.
13. Cheese Dip and Chips
Everyone loves runny cheese dip with tortilla chips so you definitely can't go wrong with this as an appetizer.
14. Asian Salad Wonton Cups
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Wonton cups are the perfect container for any filling, including this delicious slaw.
15. Zucchini Chips
For something totally different than the same old chips and dip, try serving these zucchini chips with ranch dressing.
16. Cheesy Bread
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Top crusty bread slices with cheese and herbs and broil until crispy. Delicious!
17. Salami Cream Cheese and Pepperoncini Roll Ups
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A slice of salami filled with cream cheese and a pickled pepper is the perfect appetizer.
18. Bacon Wrapped Shrimp
For a touch of the gourmet at your next party, try serving these bacon wrapped shrimp.
Bruschetta is my favorite appetizer. Bread piled with tomatoes, basil and tomatoes? How could you go wrong?
20. Themed Platter
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This is great for an under the sea party, but you can easily modify it to fit any theme.
21. Crackers and Cheese
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Crackers topped with jazzed up cream cheese is a great idea!
22. Mini Bacon Guacamole Cups
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Bake bacon in a tiny muffin tin and fill each with guacamole. No one will be able to stop eating these!
23. Bacon Blue Salad
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A wedge salad is simple to make, but has a great presentation. Top yours with bacon and blue cheese dressing or try ranch for a totally different flavor.
24. Individual Seven Layer Dip Cups
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Serve seven layer dip in small cups so each guest can have his own.
25. Marinated Cheese
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Marinated cheese with olives makes a delicious and sophisticated appetizer for any event.
26. Potato Skins
Grilled Potato Skins
Potato skins are such a classic appetizer for outdoor parties. Fill they any way you like!
27. Cheese and Fruit Plate
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Cheese and fruit pair so well together, so laying out a spread with several types of each is both easy and tasty.
28. Grilled Artichokes
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Grilled artichokes have a really tasty flavor that's different from the boiled version. Serve them at your next barbecue and you'll see what I mean.
29. Flavored Goat Cheese
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Roll a log of goat cheese in fresh herbs, like dill, for some extra flavor on crackers or pita chips.
30. STUFFED MUSHROOMS
Mushroom caps stuffed with your favorite filling makes a finger food that everyone will want to grab. Cream cheese and garlic inside is my favorite.
You'll please everyone on your guest list with a bowl of hummus served with crackers and sliced vegetables.
It's not really a party without chips and dip, and guacamole is a standout choice.
33. Chicken Wings
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No one is going to turn down a chicken wing, so you can really throw a great party with a plate full of them.
34. Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Cucumber Bites
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A cucumber slice topped with cream cheese and smoked salmon? I don't think there could be a better appetizer out there.
35. Mini Paninis
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Make a few panini sandwiches, then cut them into small bites to serve as appetizers at your party. Mix and match fillings for something everyone will love.
36. Fruit Skewers
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For a healthy appetizer, skewer fruit and let your guests nibble on a pile of different types.
37. Burgers on a Stick
Juicy Meatball Skewers
Instead of serving the same old sliders at your party, try skewering the burger and toppings on a toothpick.
38. Ham Spring Pea Pastry Squares
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Puff pastry is the perfect place to serve any number of toppings, like the ham and peas on this one.
39. Lettuce Cups
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These endive and radicchio leaves are the perfect holders for chicken, crab or egg salad.
40. Tortilla Pinwheels
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Talk about a classic party appetizer. These are ideal for kids and don't cost a lot of money to make.
What's your favorite party appetizer? When I throw a party I like to put out a bunch of choices. Which ones will be on your next party menu?