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50 Amazing Appetizer Recipes that are perfect for Thanksgiving, New Years Eve, Christmas or any large gathering.
The holidays always get me thinking about appetizers. I’m sure it has something to do with all of the fun parties we go to each season, but this is when I have a renewed appreciation for finger foods and miniature entrees. Sweet or savory, there’s really nothing prettier than a bite-sized piece of gourmet party food!
I like to have a few recipes on hand that I can make up when we’re asked to bring food to a party, and that’s when dips come in handy. Dips, spreads, and finger foods really are the way to go if you are hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration or another winter get together. Take a look at the tasty tidbits I’ve line up in my holiday recipe files.
Easy Dips and Spread Appetizers
Jack Cheese and Smokey Chipotle Fondue at Midwest Living
Roasted Chickpeas by Modern Parents Messy Kids
Holiday Cheese Truffles at Kraft Recipes
Slow Cooker Bacon Jam at Martha Stewart
Pomegranate Guacamole at Food Network
Asiago Cheese Dip at Better Homes & Gardens
Simple Appetizers on a Stick
Kielbasa Apple Skewers at Food Network
Beet Salad on a Stick at No Biggie
Feta, Mint, and Watermelon Bites at HGTV
Melon, Prosciutto, and Mozzarella Skewers at The Comfort of Cooking
Salmon Lollipops at HGTV
Best Wings and Slider Appetizers
Cajun Turkey Sliders at Better Homes & Gardens
Sriracha Glazed Chicken at Martha Stewart
Hamburger Sliders with Cranberry Chutney at Better Homes & Gardens
Slow Cooker Thai PeanutChicken Wings at Pillsbury
Sweet & Sour Chicken Wings at Midwest Living
Bacon & Ranch Cajun Baby Cheeseburgers at HGTV
Meatball Appetizer Ideas
Amazing appetizer recipes featuring meatballs.
Meatballs are so easy to turn into quick appetizers. You can either make your own out of ground beef or buy them pre-made. We prefer to cook ours in our crockpot.
Slow Cooker Raspberry Balsamic Meatballs at The Food Charlatan
Molasses-Lime Meatballs at Better Homes & Gardens
Bourbon Meatballs from The View from Great Island
Greek-Style Meatball Bites at Pillsbury
Cocktail Meatballs with Creamy Cranberry Sauce at Country Living
Cheddar Meatball Poppers at Spend with Pennies
Best Bread and Toast Amazing Appetizer Ideas
New Years Crescent Dippers at Pillsbury
Cheesy Carmelized Onion Flatbreads at Coastal Living
Ricotta with Lemon Basil Honey at The Reluctant Entertainer
Sparkling Cranberry Brie Bites at Yummy Mummy Kitchen
Spicy Shrimp Toast at HGTV
Roasted Cherry Tomato Pizza Poppers at Better Homes & Gardens
Quick Veggie Appetizer Ideas
Cucumber Sushi Rolls at Live Eat Learn
Pistachio Soup at HGTV
Spicy Kale Chips at Better Homes & Gardens
Stuffed Snow Peas at Food Network
Roasted Pepper and Mozzarella Bites at HGTV
Bacon Wrapped Appetizer Ideas
Hawaiian ABTs at 52 Ways to Cook
Prosciutto Wrapped Figs Stuffed with Stilton Cheese at HGTV
Prosciutto Wrapped Breadsticks at Country Living
Cheesy Bacon Bombs at Step-by-Step Recipes
Bacon Wrapped Green Beans at Country Living
Simple Sweet Appetizers
Baked Peach Wontons at Deliciously Yum
Chocolate Dipped Kettle Chips at HGTV
Mini Fruit Pizzas at Pillsbury
Chocolate Caramel Fondue at Midwest Living
Mini Bread Puddings at Country Living
Amazing appetizer recipes.
Don’t forget, the Christmas season isn’t the only time when appetizer recipes come in handy. Super Bowl Sunday will be here before you know it, and many of these finger foods would be perfect on game day!
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