Hosting or attending a gathering? Don’t show up empty-handed! Share one of these incredible party appetizers and watch them disappear.
When you’re hosting a gathering (or even attending one), having a good selection of appetizers available for the guests is essential.
Appetizers are the best food for parties because they’re so easy to grab and go and eat while visiting with people. Almost any of your favorite dishes can be transformed into appetizers as you’ll likely see in this list of ideas.
The Most Delicious Party Appetizers
Are you tired of the same old appetizers at get-togethers? Take your party game up a notch with these 18 fail-proof party appetizers.
You’ll be the “hostess with the mostess’ for sure! (people still say that, right?)
And while you’re here, don’t forget to check out 17 More Irresistible Party Food Ideas!
Individual 7-Layer Dips
I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s grossed out when folks double-dip, right? Eliminate that problem once and for all by giving all party-goers their own individual dip cups. You (and they) will this recipe for 7-layer dip![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.the-girl-who-ate-everything.com/individual-seven-layer-dips” name=”Individual Seven-Layer Dips” summary=”These Individual Seven-Layer Dips are individually portioned dips perfect for parties. No double dipping here and always a party favorite!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.the-girl-who-ate-everything.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/individual-seven-layer-dips-002.jpg”]
Yogurt-Dipped Frozen Grapes
We’ve long loved frozen grapes, but here’s another to try that’ll be popular with kids and adults alike. Dip grapes in yogurt and crushed nuts and then freeze them.
Delicious sweet treats with only a few calories…we call that a win![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://mommyevolution.com/yogurt-dipped-frozen-grapes/” name=”Yogurt-Dipped Frozen Grapes ” summary=”Turn your afternoon snacks healthy with these simple yogurt-dipped frozen grapes. These also make terrific party appetizers.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://mommyevolution.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/fb-freeze-grapes-for-treat.jpg”]
Pizza Cheese Dip
Everyone loves pizza, so pizza dip is a no-brainer. Serve it with chips or toasted bread. This party appetizer is so good it will disappear faster than you can replenish it.
[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://tatertotsandjello.com/super-yummy-pizza-cheese-dip-recipe/” name=”Super Yummy Pizza Cheese Dip” summary=”A delicious dip that anyone who loves pizza will enjoy – perfect for a party!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://i0.wp.com/tatertotsandjello.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/italian-pizza-dip-at-tatertots-and-jello.jpg?fit=431%2C650&ssl=1″]
Video: Easiest Fancy Appetizer – Pull Up Bread
If you ever thought that appetizers were difficult to make, you’ll change your mind once you watch this short video. Making Pull Up Bread couldn’t be easier (or more yummy)!
Crispy Ravioli Appetizers
You have never tried crispy ravioli, you are missing out. And look how cute these individual portions are when served in spoons. Pretty and tasty – perfect for a party![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”http://onceuponaplate.blogspot.com/2010/12/appetizer-spoons-crispy-ravioli-with.html” name=”Crispy Ravioli with Marinara Sauce” summary=”An appetizer that’s finger-lickin’ good!” image=”-1″ image_url=”http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_0kKJ_9cR-dA/TQLHyELF02I/AAAAAAAAFHE/aD_f8X589JE/w1200-h630-p-k-no-nu/09.BLG.2010.App.RaviMarinara+Spoons+009.jpg”]
Melon Ball Ice Cubes
Melon ball ice cubes are fabulous in clear frozen drinks, but they’re pretty tasty as appetizers, too! If you need a fresh option to add to your party appetizers, give these frozen melon balls a try.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.laylita.com/recipes/melon-ball-ice-cubes/” name=”Melon ball ice cubes ” summary=”How to make round fruity ice cubes using melon balls. You can make melon ball ice cubes with watermelon, cantaloupe, and/or honeydew melon.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.laylita.com/recipes/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Frozen-melon-ball-ice-cubes.jpg”]
Creamy Chicken Enchilada Roll-ups
Creamy Chicken Enchilada Roll-ups are the perfect finger food for any party. I kid you not – guests will gobble these things up, so make more than you think you need.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://divadicucina.com/2013/07/16/recipe-creamy-chicken-enchilada-roll-ups/” name=”Creamy Chicken Enchilada Roll Ups” summary=”These tasty roll-ups are pure goodness in every bite.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://divadicucina.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/divadicucina_chickenenchiladarollups.jpg?w=523″]
Baked Ham and Cheese Roll-ups
Speaking of roll-ups, Baked Ham and Cheese Roll-ups are very popular, too. The combination of crescent dough, Boar’s Head SmokeMaster™ Black Forest Ham, swiss cheese, and finally, topped with a delicious mustard glaze is out of this world yummy.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.highheelsandgrills.com/baked-ham-and-cheese-rollups/” name=”Baked Ham and Cheese Rollups” summary=”These Baked Ham and Cheese Rollups make for the best appetizer or dinner recipe! They are a crowd pleaser every time I make them.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.highheelsandgrills.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Ham-and-Cheese-Crescent-Rollups-Labeled-1.png”]
Hosting a kid-friendly party? You can’t miss with pizza pinwheels. Even adults will love them.
Made with soft, homemade dough with delicious toppings inside and melted cheese on top, these will be your favorite appetizer (or weeknight meal)!
[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://butterwithasideofbread.com/pizza-pinwheels/” name=”Pizza Pinwheels” summary=”Pizza Pinwheels made with homemade pizza dough & delicious toppings! Perfect appetizer or easy kid pleasing meal for any pizza lover!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://i0.wp.com/butterwithasideofbread.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Pizza-Pinwheels.BSB_.top_.jpg?fit=675%2C450&ssl=1″]
My favorite appetizer is Stuffed Mushrooms. And this easy recipe for mushrooms stuffed with cream cheese and sausage is always a potluck favorite. Plus it’s low-carb and Keto-friendly – what’s not to love?
Our family certainly thinks it’s one of the best party appetizers.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.the-girl-who-ate-everything.com/stuffed-mushrooms” name=”Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe ” summary=”Stuffed Mushrooms are one of my favorite appetizers and gluten-free! This easy recipe for cream cheese stuffed mushrooms is always a potluck favorite.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.the-girl-who-ate-everything.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/stuffed-mushrooms.jpg”]
Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers
Spice up the party with Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos. They’re baked and stuffed with salsa verde, cheddar, and cream cheese for more flavor. Plus, they’re low carb, too, so bonus points for being diet-friendly![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.ibreatheimhungry.com/bacon-wrapped-stuffed-jalapenos-2/” name=”Bacon Wrapped Low Carb Jalapeno Poppers” summary=”These low carb jalapeno poppers are flavored with salsa verde and cheddar, then wrapped in bacon! Keto, Atkins diet friendly, and gluten free!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.ibreatheimhungry.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/baconpoppers3smallfg2-e1376609257181.jpg”]
Mini Taco Bites
Bite-sized appetizers are probably my favorite – they’re cute and super easy to serve. They’re perfect for eating when you’re walking around socializing!
Bonus: These appetizers are so easy to put together that little helpers can help assemble them.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://spicysouthernkitchen.com/mini-taco-bites/” name=”Mini Taco Bites ” summary=”Mini Taco Bites are a fun and colorful party food that will be gobbled up at your next party. A ground beef/refried bean filling is covered with your choice of toppings.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://spicysouthernkitchen.com/wp-content/uploads/mini-taco-cups-27.jpg”]
Bacon Jalapeno Deviled Eggs
These aren’t your mama’s deviled eggs. Take basic deviled eggs to the next level with this recipe. Bacon Jalapeno Deviled Eggs pack a serious kick to your taste buds and will fly off the serving dish![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://realhousemoms.com/bacon-jalapeno-deviled-eggs/” name=”Bacon Jalapeno Deviled Eggs” summary=”Bacon Jalapeno Deviled Eggs are a delicious dish that adds a kick to the traditional spring, summer, or Easter appetizer!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://realhousemoms.com/wp-content/uploads/Bacon-Jalapeno-Deviled-Eggs-FB-LINK.jpg”]
Sausage Balls are the perfect savory appetizer bites for a party. They disappear so quickly! Make some with mild sausage and some with spicy to suit different palates.
Need easy party prep? This easy party appetizer can be frozen before or after baking to make getting ready ahead of time a snap.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://shewearsmanyhats.com/sausage-balls-recipe/” name=”Sausage Balls Recipe ” summary=”Easy savory bites made with sausage and cheese that are perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or as party appetizers.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://shewearsmanyhats.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/sausage-balls-1.jpg”]
Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Instead of traditional meatballs, try Buffalo Chicken Meatballs for a new twist. They make the perfect appetizer for any party or get together, and you can decide whether to use more or less sauce to change the spiciness![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://lilluna.com/buffalo-chicken-meatballs/” name=”Easy Buffalo Chicken Meatballs” summary=”These Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are easy to make, so full of flavor, and packed with a kick! ” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://lilluna.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/buffalo-chicken-meatballs-final-2.jpg”]
Mozzarella Cheese Bites
These mozzarella bites couldn’t be easier. Cut string cheese sticks into bite-sized pieces, roll in a breadcrumb mixture, and deep fry. Seriously, make these for your next get together.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://blogchef.net/mozzarella-cheese-bites-recipe/” name=”Mozzarella Cheese Bites Recipe ” summary=”These mozzarella cheese bites make a great appetizer for parties and they are something that everyone is sure to enjoy. ” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://blogchef.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/mozzarella_cheese_bites_12.jpg”]
Taco French Bread Pizza
Taco French Bread Pizza is a delicious dinner, but it can easily be turned into an appetizer to feed a crowd by simply cutting it into small pieces. Doesn’t it look incredible?[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://life-in-the-lofthouse.com/taco-french-bread-pizza/” name=”Taco French Bread Pizza” summary=”This Taco French Bread Pizza is so versatile that it can be served as a meal, a side, or a delicious appetizer.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://life-in-the-lofthouse.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Taco_French_Bread5-e1436372499914.jpg”]
Mini Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball Bites
Instead of one big cheese ball, try Mini Ranch Bacon Cheese Ball Bites. No one has to stand in line for the cheese ball and crackers!
Plus, they’re loaded with everyone’s favorite ingredients, and they are incredibly simple to make.
Bacon Cheeseburger Dip
You’ve probably noticed bacon in a lot of our picks here, right? We love bacon (what’s not to love?)!
Our final favorite appetizer is this Bacon Cheeseburger Dip. It’s cheesy, creamy, full of cheeseburger goodness – and bacon![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://wishesndishes.com/bacon-cheeseburger-dip/” name=”Bacon Cheeseburger Dip” summary=”Cheesy Bacon Cheeseburger Dip -the perfect game day dip recipe with your favorite flavors of a bacon double cheeseburger turned into an addicting appetizer!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://wishesndishes.com/images/2016/01/Bacon-Cheeseburger-Dip-Recipe-4.jpg”]
There you go! From individual dip cups to sausage balls to deviled eggs and more, this list of easy party appetizers is so diverse that you can’t help but find a new favorite recipe to make.