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25+ Best Appetizer Recipes To Nail Your Party

In need of some food ideas for your party? These 25+ appetizer recipes are perfect for your next party, from a New Years Eve party to game day – these party appetizers won’t disappoint!

25+ Party Appetizers: Food Ideas To Feed A Crowd

Below we’ve rounded up 25+ party appetizers to feed a crowd.

To view the full instructions for any of these party appetizers, please follow the link below the picture.

1. Sticky BBQ Slow Cooker Meatballs

This recipe for Sticky BBQ Slow Cooker Meatballs uses barbecue sauce to make a delicious homemade party appetizer!

They are easy to make as the crockpot does most of the work for you.

30 Party Appetizers: Sticky BBQ Slow Cooker Meatballs


2. Caprese Salad Skewers

Caprese Salad Skewers are such a pretty appetizer to make.

They are also incredibly easy to make and they have a ton of delicious, fresh flavor!

30 Party Appetizers: Caprese Salad Skewers


3. Salted Chocolate-Dipped Mandarin Slices

The most amazing afternoon snack or party appetizer.

Juicy and sweet mandarin slices dipped in dark chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt – Yum!

30 Party Appetizers: Salted Chocolate Dipped Mandarin Slices


4. Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

These easy peasy crab stuffed mushrooms make an awesome holiday appetizer; perfect for your next party!

30 Party Appetizers: Crab Stuffed Mushrooms


5. Crunchy Taco Cups

How fun are these little Taco Cups made in a muffin tin?

They have double layers of crunchy taco shell, seasoned beef, spicy tomatoes, and gooey cheese all in one perfect bite!

30 Party Appetizers: Crunchy Taco Cups


6. Bacon Brown Sugar Smokies

Bacon brown sugar smokies are the quintessential party food that everyone fights over even though they’re so easy to make!

Just three ingredients plus there are five flavor add-in options for you!

30 Party Appetizers: Bacon Brown Sugar Smokies


7. Easy Baked Shrimp Toast

This baked shrimp toast features rich and creamy shrimp mixture on top of crispy bread.

If you are looking for a quick and easy appetizer for your next party, give this a try.

30 Party Appetizers: Easy Baked Shrimp Toast


8. Pepper Jelly Glazed Meatballs

20-Minute Pepper Jelly Glazed Meatballs are the easiest appetizer recipe for your party or celebration.

Great for game time tailgating too! Quick & YUMMY!

30 Party Appetizers: Pepper Jelly Glazed Meatballs


9. Jalapeno Popper Pigs In A Blanket

If you can’t decide between pigs in a blanket and jalapeno poppers, why not combine them?

These spicy, cheesy appetizers are perfect for your next party or game day!

30 Party Appetizers: Jalapeno Popper Pigs In A Blanket


10. Spicy Italian Sausage Dip

This Spicy Italian Sausage Dip is so creamy and delicious, made with spicy sausage and 3 types of cheese and lots of spicy elements.

This is the perfect appetizer for game day or holiday parties.

30 Party Appetizers: Spicy Italian Sausage Dip


11. Cajun Shrimp Guacamole Bites

Cajun Shrimp Guacamole Bites, the perfect appetizer for your next game day party!

Gluten-free & paleo, with only 70 calories a serving and amazing flavor.

30 Party Appetizers: Cajun Shrimp Guacamole Bites


12. Italian Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

With the entertaining season upon us if you’re looking for an easy but tasty party appetizer these Italian Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms are a perfect fit!

Stuffing mushrooms filled with Italian sausage, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, minced garlic, spinach, and herbed dressing.

These can be prepped ahead and popped into the oven just before your guests start knocking on the door!

30 Party Appetizers: Italian Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms


13. Mini Candied Pecan Cranberry Goat Cheese Balls

Quick, easy, and totally delicious, these Mini Candied Pecan Cranberry Goat Cheese Balls make a tasty party appetizer for a fancy yet fuss-free entertaining!

Ready in 15 minutes.

30 Party Appetizers: Mini Candied Pecan Cranberry Goat Cheese Balls


14. Honey Garlic Chicken Skewers

I’m excited to share this EASY Honey Garlic Chicken Skewer recipe with you all.

It’s perfect for an appetizer that everyone will enjoy.

30 Party Appetizers: Honey Garlic Chicken Skewers


15. Baked Southwestern Egg Rolls

Baked southwestern egg rolls with chicken, black beans and cheese make a perfect game day or party appetizer – these are always a hit!

30 Party Appetizers: Baked Southwestern Egg Rolls


16. Baked Ham And Cheese Rollups

These Baked Ham and Cheese Rollups, are an easy appetizer or dinner recipe that are always a crowd favorite.
They are made with crescent dough, Boar’s Head SmokeMaster™ Black Forest Ham, swiss cheese, and then topped with a delicious mustard glaze.

30 Party Appetizers: Baked Ham And Cheese Roll-ups


17. Apple Pie Bites

These Apple Pie Bites are Delicious, quick & easy mini apple pies made with Pillsbury crescent rolls in less than 30 minutes!

30 Party Appetizers: Apple Pie Bites


18. Garlic Pull-Apart Bread

Looks impressive?

It’s really easy to make. 6 ingredients and 30 minutes are all you need for this cheesy garlic pull-apart bread.

Serve it as a side, an appetizer, or a snack. Bring it to a potluck or tailgate party to knock everyone’s socks off!

30 Party Appetizers: Garlic Pull-Apart Bread


19. Cheesy Bacon Jalapeno Popper Dip

This warm, spicy, cheesy jalapeno popper dip is loaded with all the familiar flavors from your favorite appetizer, in an easy to make dip form!

30 Party Appetizers: Cheesy Bacon Jalapeno Popper Dip


20. Chicken Taco Mexican Pinwheels

A creamy filling made with chicken taco flavors is spread over a soft flour tortilla and rolled up to make the most delicious Mexican pinwheels ever!

30 Party Appetizers: Chicken Taco Mexican Pinwheels


21. Cannoli Dip

Who doesn’t love Cannoli? They are an amazingly delicious and widely popular dessert but it’s a process to make cannoli.

This dip is so much easier to prepare and definitely faster, and of course another wonderful thing about it – fewer dishes.

30 Party Appetizers: Cannoli Dip


22. Easy Pretzel Bites

The easy pretzel bites recipe is the perfect way to make your own pretzels without surrendering your kitchen and your day.

30 Party Appetizers: Easy Pretzel Bites


23. Brie, Apple, and Honey Crostini

Brie, Apple, and Honey Crostini-this easy appetizer is perfect for holiday parties!

It takes 15 minutes to make and everyone loves it!

30 Party Appetizers: Brie, Apple, and Honey Crostini


24. Easy Baklava Bites

No time for the traditional baklava recipe or maybe you want a small batch? This Easy Baklava Recipe is perfect for that!

30 Party Appetizers: Easy Baklava Bites


25. Bacon Beer Cheese Bread Bowl

A flavorful, fondue-like beer cheese studded with crumbled bacon is baked inside of Italian bread and served with garlic and herb crispy bread slices.

30 Party Appetizers: Bacon Beer Cheese Bread Bowl


26. Mini Bacon Cheeseburger Bites

These Mini Bacon Cheeseburger Bites are perfect for your next game day party, neighborhood soiree or kid sleepover!

They are so easy and absolutely delectable.

You make a small batch or a huge batch for a crowd.

30 Party Appetizers: Mini Bacon Cheeseburger Bites


27. Buffalo Chicken Celery Sticks

Buffalo chicken celery sticks are loaded up with spicy chicken and then covered in ranch dressing for the perfect party snack or Super Bowl appetizer!

30 Party Appetizers: Buffalo Chicken Celery Sticks


28. Sausage Rolls

Easy, filling and perfect for parties these Sausage Rolls are savory, meaty and full of just the right amount of spices that they are a hit among party guests!

30 Party Appetizers: Sausage Rolls


29. Cranberry Brie Bites

Cranberry Brie bites – a simple appetizer or party snack.

These Cranberry and Brie Bites always gets polished off in minutes!

Super easy to make, five ingredients in the oven and ready in 21 minutes! – that’s my kind of recipe.

30 Party Appetizers: Cranberry Brie Bites


30. Tomato Bruschetta With Garlic and Basil

Tomato bruschetta is always a crowd favorite over the holidays, at parties or even as a quick appetizer before dinner.

Quick and super easy to make!

30 Party Appetizers: Tomato Bruschetta With Garlic and Basil


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