What’s more enjoyable in life than eating good food with good friends? Whether you’re planning an elegant outdoor party or you’re just looking for some easy finger food to feed a big crowd, these 21 easy party appetizers will keep your guests coming back for seconds and thirds.
1. Shrimp Tapas with Mango Shooters
These grilled shrimp and mango puree shooters are easily prepared ahead and chilled, making them perfect for any of your gourmet gathering. Get the recipe here.
2. Radishes with Chive Butter
Pair these crisp, spicy radishes with softened, herbed butter for a quick appetizer that works for every party. Click here to get the recipe.
3. Spiced Melon Shooters
Thanks to savory prosciutto and the nutty crunch of sesame, these sweet and spicy melon sippers will make a tasty and sophisticated starter for any party. Discover the recipe here.
4. Cherry Tomato and Prosciutto Toasts
Juicy cherry tomatoes are almost candied in the oven and team up with savory prosciutto for an appetizer everyone will love. Click here for the recipe.
5. Goat Cheese Grape Balls
This simple, elegant appetizer is perfect for a last-minute get-together. Fresh goat cheese, nuts and honey add contrasting flavors and texture in one exquisite bite. Get the recipe here.
6. Mini Shallot Tart Tatin
This caramelized savory tart is so versatile you can serve it as an appetizer, a side dish or a main course with a green salad. Get the recipe.
7. Easy Pizza Croissants
Quick and fun to make, these pizza croissant rolls are the ideal meal fix for kids or a backyard bash. Click here for the recipe.
8. Caprese Salad Skewers with Honey and Sesame
These Caprese salad skewers bursting with the fresh flavors of basil and tomato make the perfect appetizer for your upcoming backyard parties. Get the recipe here.
9. Spicy Parmesan Crusted Shrimp
Simple to make, festive and very good. These small delights can be eaten as appetizer; make sure to prepare them at the last minute so they stay crunchy. Click here for the recipe.
10. Cucumber And Goat Cheese Rolls
Here’s fun appetizers that changes from salted crackers, fat chips and other greasy snacking temptations. Click here to get the recipe.
11. Basil & Tomato Bruschetta
These Tomato Basil Bruschetta are perfect for a snack or as a great appetizer for a party. One of the best ways to enjoy the Summer’s bounty for sure! Get the recipe here.
12. Spicy Shrimp Tapas
These spicy shrimp are going to get some serious fans during your next dinner party for sure! Click here to discover the recipe.
13. Chunky Strawberry Guacamole
The combination of goat cheese, strawberries, cilantro, avocado, sprinkled with paprika make this guacamole extra creamy and fresh, with a sweet note that will dazzle your guest for a last-minute appetizer. Get the recipe.
14. >Melon Carrot Gazpacho Shooters With Grilled Cheese
This soup and grilled cheeses can be whipped up in 15 minutes and make for a great snack, refreshing appetizer or palate cleanser. Get the recipe.
15. Creamy Red Lentil Dip
This thick and creamy red lentil dip packs a punch with spices and cayenne. Not only it’s delicious with tortilla chips as a healthy appetizer, but it’s also a winner in your sandwiches and wraps for lunch. Recipe here.
16. Cider Glazed Chorizo Tapas
These apple cider glazed chorizo slices are easy, bite-size servings of tapas and make the ultimate Game Day appetizer! Get the recipe.
17. Shrimp Cocktail Lettuce Wraps
Dress shrimp with a spicy cocktail sauce, top with fresh chives, then serve in lettuce cups to make a delicious finger-friendly appetizer. Click here for the recipe.
18. Bacon Parmesan and Olive Bread Rolls
If you like simple and straight forward recipes, here’s what you’re looking for! Bacon, olive and cheese make a wonderful combo, just like this quick bread recipe we made a while ago. Perfect as appetizers, these savory bread rolls will delight your guests for any kind of party. Get the recipe here.
19. Best-Ever Deviled Eggs
These deviled eggs are fabulous, creamy, spicy appetizers that your guests will look forward to. Recipe here.
20. Gazpacho Shooters
Beef heart tomatoes, bell pepper, garlic confit, and balsamic vinegar add a Mediterranean flair to this summery gazpacho, and it couldn’t be more simple to prepare—just mix, chill and serve. Get the recipe here.
21. Pineapple Mousse With Ham & Breadsticks
Whether you need a sophisticated starter to serve before dinner or an impressive hors d’oeuvre to dazzle family and friends, this elegant pineapple mousse is the perfect treat for you. Click here for the recipe.