Appetizers are the ultimate party kick-starters, and these 30 Tasty and Easy Finger Food Recipes will get your party started! They not only set the tone but can be equally delectable as the main course.
30 Tasty and Easy Finger Food Recipes
Whether you're throwing a laid-back gather or a fancy affair, we've got you covered with an array of mouthwatering and hassle-free finger food recipes.
Prepare to leave your guests with satisfied tummies and big smiles!
If you like street corn, then you have to try this recipe for Elotes Mexicanos. It is sweet, smoky, and so good! Your guests are sure to flock to the grill for an ear of this creamy, smoky grilled corn. While this appetizer brings big flavors to the table, you will appreciate how easy this is to prepare.
Get the recipe: elotes mexicanos.
Pickled Veggie Charcuterie Board
If you are planning a cocktail party or a cook out, then this pickle charcuterie board is a must make. With pickles, pickled beets, pickled artichokes, and olives, this option has something for everyone. It is also quite affordable to create, making it ideal for offering a healthier snack to a large group of people.
Get the recipe: pickle charcuterie.
Roasted Garlic Focaccia
Who knew homemade focaccia bread could be so easy to make or so delicious? This recipe uses plenty of roasted garlic for the ultimate flavor, but it also adds fragrant rosemary and juicy fresh tomatoes to make a bread that pairs well with pasta, steak and everything in between.
Get the recipe: roasted garlic focaccia.
Chicken Wing Charcuterie Board
A platter of wings is always a good idea for a starter, or a snack to share. This idea makes it into an epic assortment. Use a variety of wings, plenty of carrots and celery and add bowls of assorted dips for an appetizer that is truly unforgettable for any wing enthusiast.
Get the recipe: chicken wing charcuterie.
Bacon Ranch Air Fryer French Fries
These Air Fryer Frozen French Fries are the ultimate snack for gameday, movie nights, or just because. Our Frozen French fries are air fried to golden, crispy perfection and then topped with bacon, cheese, ranch dressing, and chopped chives to make the best Bacon Ranch Fries you've ever had!
Get the recipe here: Air Fryer Frozen French Fries
Air Fryer Teriyaki Pork Skewers
This recipe for Air Fryer Teriyaki Pork Skewers is really good and they are easy to marinate the day before to then make and serve!
Get the recipe here: Air Fryer Teriyaki Pork Skewers
Greek Inspired Charcuterie Board
Offer a spread of little snacks that bring big bold Greek flavors to your appetizer course. With olives, peppers, feta, and plenty of crackers, to name a few, I am positive your guests will find a few goodies to munch on before the main course.
Get the recipe: greek charcuterie.
Don’t Tell The Doctor Dip
This dip only takes 5 ingredients to make and is perfect for a party, or an at home snack. Serve this with crackers or toasted bread rounds. You can also keep it a little lighter by offering veggies like carrots and celery, or even pork rinds.
Get the recipe: don’t tell the doctor dip.
Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
Pop these hearty stuffed mushrooms into the air fryer for a fuss free appetizer. They have plenty of savory sausage and cheese inside for a satisfying starter. Plus, they reheat well if you are lucky enough to have leftovers!
Get the recipe: sausage stuffed mushrooms.
Easy Bean Dip
Bean dip makes a great appetizer or snack for any occasion. It has plenty of healthy veggies like tomatoes and onions, paired with corn kernels and beans. Serve this with frito scoops, or tortilla chips for a delicious way to start a party!
Get the recipe: easy bean dip.
Pepperoni Hand Pies
Fresh mozzarella, spicy pepperoni and flaky crust come together to make such a yummy appetizer! These are easy as can be and can also be served for lunch, or as football food during the big game. Regardless of when you offer a pepperoni hand pie to your guests, I know they will enjoy them.
Get the recipe: pepperoni hand pie.
Cranberry Chicken on Crackers
This seasonal spin on craccck chicken is perfect for your fall and winter parties. It adds cranberries into the mix for a special zing that no one can resist. Serve this on crackers or on toasted bread rounds for a hearty and delicious snack worthy of sharing.
Get the recipe: cranberry crack chicken.
Garlic Turkey Cheddar Tomato Basil Sliders
These little sliders are a total mouthful! They have a medley of great flavors like turkey and cheese with tomatoes. Garlic turkey cheddar tomato basil sliders make a great starter to share at a cocktail party, or serve them for dinner to your family, who will agree good things come in small packages!
Get the recipe: garlic turkey cheddar tomato basil sliders.
Sriracha Shrimp Nachos
Nachos are a classic appetizer option that everyone loves. This recipe spices things up by using shrimp as the protein, and these nachos have so much delicious sriracha flavor! Make a big tray of these for a party, or a smaller platter just for your own spicy snack!
Get the recipe: sriracha shrimp nachos.
Pepperoni Pizza Dip
Bring pizza flavors to the first course with this easy and so cheesy pizza dip! Scoop this up with breadsticks or crackers for a starter that is sure to be loved by anyone who tries it. While this is a perfect party food, it is so yummy you might be tempted to serve it for dinner one night. I say, add a salad and go for it!
Get the recipe: pepperoni pizza dip.
Asparagus Mini Pies
These little pies are so good! They are filled with cheese, cream of mushroom sauce and asparagus. Top them with fried onions. They offer the perfect crunch to these bite sized savory pies.
Get the recipe: asparagus mini pies.
Jalapeno Ranch Dip Dressing Recipe
This Jalapeno Ranch Dip Dressing Recipe is going to knock your jalapeno-loving socks off! If you love dips, this is a really fun alternative to salsa or guacamole - let's change it up sometimes, right?!
Get the recipe: Jalapeno Ranch Dip Dressing Recipe
Garlic Bacon Crostini
Black olives, loads of garlic, and bacon come together to make these easiest and most flavorful appetizers yet. This recipe makes 36 crostini, so you can offer a bite to all of your guests. You only need about 15 minutes to prepare this, so you won’t be stuck in the kitchen for too long, allowing more time to mingle with guests!
Get the recipe: garlic bacon crostini.
Air Fryer Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings
Whether you are hosting a party or a a game day get together, and need a fun appetizer that everyone will love, or if you are just looking for a fun outside of the box dinner idea, this easy garlic parmesan wings in air fryer idea is for you!
Get the recipe: Air Fryer Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings
Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Not only the best, but the simplest Spinach and Artichoke Dip recipe you'll ever make! Toss everything into the slow cooker and magic happens!
Just look at how cheesy it is! And so chunky with artichoke hearts gives it a nice bite. Really, we're talking grown-up dip here. No cold veggie tray with ranch dressing for your guests!
Get the recipe here: Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Crack Corn Dip
Step into the tantalizing world of Crack Corn Dip, where your taste buds will dance with joy! Whether you're hosting a gathering, planning a laid-back get together, or are just craving a mouthwatering appetizer, our Crack Dip is an absolute must have in your recipe book.
Get the recipe here: Crack Corn Dip
Thai Chicken Flatbread Recipe
Everyone loves pizza so this is your chance to make some for your epic movie night; you can buy the store-bought pizza dough that just needs heating up, or you could make your own dough but it will take longer to prepare.
Get the recipe here: Thai Chicken Flatbread Recipe
Slow Cooker Sweet Hawaiian Teriyaki Meatballs
This Slow Cooker Sweet Hawaiian Teriyaki Meatballs Recipe is super easy to make! it is the perfect recipes because they are really good, and they are just slightly sweet and really tasty.
Get the recipe here: Slow Cooker Sweet Hawaiian Teriyaki Meatballs
Simple Pizza Puffs Recipe
This Simple Pizza Puffs Recipe is actually something that you could even eat with your fingers, making it a great finger food for your family gatherings and parties! Grab a roll, and dip it into some extra sauce and enjoy!
Get the recipe: Simple Pizza Puffs Recipe
Classic Cheese Ball Appetizer Recipe
You know how there's that ONE THING that is served at every single party you ever go to? Whether it's a friend's birthday party, a Christmas Party, a New Year's Eve Party, a Bridal Shower....yep, I am talking about the Classic Cheese Ball Appetizer Recipe.
Get the recipe here: Classic Cheese Ball Appetizer Recipe
Jalapeno Bacon Popper Dip Recipe
Chris loves Jalapeno poppers, but as is the case with most of the peppery stuff he enjoys, I just can't handle that amount of spiciness or heat! A friend created this incredible Jalapeno Bacon Popper Dip Recipe for me and I think I've found a happy compromise!
Get the recipe here: Jalapeno Bacon Popper Dip Recipe
Hot Ham and Cheese Dip Recipe
Winter weather makes me so happy that I have friends up north who share their cold weather recipes with me, like this Hot Ham and Cheese Dip Recipe! It's perfect for those wintery functions, or certain sporting events when we all gather around and cheer on our favorite team!
Get the recipe here: Hot Ham and Cheese Dip Recipe
Cheesy Spinach Puff Pastry Pinwheels recipe
Check out this super easy Cheesy Spinach Puff Pastry Pinwheels Recipe I whipped up one afternoon using stuff I already had in the fridge and freezer! This Spinach Pinwheel Appetizer is the perfect party food, and is great as an afternoon snack too!
Get the recipe here: Cheesy Spinach Puff Pastry Pinwheels recipe
Quinoa Pizza Bites Recipe
This Quinoa Pizza Bites Recipe is such an easy finger food, and it is full of healthy goodness! Now, this particular version has pepperoni, but you can make it vegetarian simply by omitting the pepperoni. If you make it without the pepperoni, or use a meat substitute, it will become absolutely the quickest, easiest Meatless snack!
Get the recipe here: Quinoa Pizza Bites Recipe
Spicy Cauliflower Bites Appetizer Recipe
This Spicy Cauliflower Bites Appetizer Recipe is such a deliciously simple, low calorie and low carb appetizer or snack recipe! Football season is upon us! Even if you are not a huge fan of football, there is something fun about gathering around the big screen with your closest friends (or bitter rivals?!) and enjoying the festivities together.
Get the recipe here: Spicy Cauliflower Bites Appetizer Recipe
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