If you need some new Hors D’oeuvre ideas for an upcoming party or get together, we have you covered!
We’ve compiled this collection of easy Hors D’oeuvres recipes from GypsyPlate and around the internet for you.
You’ll find classic finger foods, delicious dips, fancy French appetizers, and so much more. All of these Hors D’oeuvre recipes are sure to impress!
Go through this list of amazing Hors D’oeuvres, everyone at the party will be chowing down on these!
The Best Hors D’oeuvres:
1. Easy Baked Brie with Nuts and Honey
This Easy Baked Brie with Nuts and Honey recipe is one of the easiest appetizers to make, and looks very impressive, just like some fancy restaurant.
You will love this brie cheese and its perfect pairing of sweet, savory, nutty and earthy flavors.
2. Mediterranean Charcuterie Board (Mezze Platter)
Mediterranean Charcuterie Board or Mezze Platter – a lavish spread that is not just a treat for your taste buds, but a feast for your eyes as well! From tasty colorful dips like Moroccan Zaalouk, Greek Tzatziki and everyone’s favorite hummus, to hearty keftedes meatballs to wrap with pitas, to fresh fruits, veggies, cheese and olives… every nibble elevates your senses and you won’t be able to resist coming back for seconds, or thirds!
3. Fig and Prosciutto Flatbread
Fig and Prosciutto Flatbread is one of our favorite summer hors d’oeuvres. Flatbreads are Fantastic… Fancy… and Fun meals!! And this Fig and Prosciutto Flatbread is absolutely gorgeous, and would be a WOW-worthy center piece for get togethers and parties.
4. Tapenade (French Olive Hors D’oeuvre Spread)
Tapenade – An ode to Olives… à la Provençal, coming to you all the way from the south of France. Earthy, robust olives, capers, garlic and a few other flavorings just chopped or pureed with plenty of olive oil… Simple, quick, delicious and addictive.
5. Loaded Layered Hummus Dip
Dress up your hummus like never before… Get that scooping going with this beautiful, bright and colorful Layered Hummus Dip. This luscious loaded hummus is perfect for your party or potluck appetizer.
Moutabal is a classic Middle Eastern eggplant dip. Creamy roasted eggplant enhanced with lemon juice, yogurt, tahini and a good dousing of olive oil. This one is a great addition to your cold hors d’oeuvre spread!
7. Spanish Meatballs
Want to make restaurant-quality meatballs at home? Then, we have found the best Spanish Meatball recipe for you!
These melt-in-your-mouth meatballs are all about the flavors that are just irresistible, and it’s made using simple pantry ingredients.
8. Cherry Tomato Confit
Bunches of cherry tomatoes, heavy glugs of olive oil, a handful of garlic cloves, a few herbs… That’s all you need for this beauty coming out of your oven… Cherry Tomato Confit!!
Top it on crusty bread or crostini for a an amazingly tasty hors d’oeuvre.
This zaalouk is an amazingly flavorful Moroccan eggplant and tomato dip. It has hints of smokiness and plenty of olive oil.
Perfect for scooping with pita bread, veggies or chips, this unique dip will draw a crowd!
10. Garlic Parmesan Wings
Some garlic, some parm and loads of butter is all you need is to make these finger licking wings, which everyone can’t get enough of.
They’re oven roasted, or cooked in an air fryer, to golden crispy perfection outside and juicy and tender when you bite into them.
11. Steak Gorgonzola Flatbread
This Steak Gorgonzola Flatbread not only looks gorgeous, it’s super fast. It’s a fun take on pizza and is loaded with mushrooms, cherry tomatoes and arugula.
Tzatziki surrounded by fresh veggies, plenty of pita or may be some Greek meatballs or falafel is the way to go for some Greek themed party.
Cool, refreshing grated cucumbers folded in lusciously thick creamy yogurt, with a hint of zingy garlic and fresh lemon, along with fresh green herbs. It’s done in 15 minutes… Perfect!!
13. Shrimp Remoulade (Cajun Hors D’oeuvres)
Shrimp Remoulade is a New Orleans classic. Lettuce cups adorned with plump succulent shrimp, tossed generously with my favorite Louisiana style remoulade.
This is one of our favorite hors d’oeuvres.
14. Cowboy Caviar
Cowboy Caviar is a great summer hors d’oeuvre that’s easy to make and easy to eat. It is a tasty and fun dip or salad full of fresh veggies and hearty beans. Perfect party appetizer that is scooped up till it’s all gone.
Guasacaca! Meet guacamole’s tangier, herbier cousin. Venezuelans love this avocado based condiment and now you can too! Bring plenty of chips for dipping.
16. Antipasto Salad
Antipasto Salad… The salad that is fit to be an any time meal. This bright and colorful salad is a great no-cook recipe that can be a wow worthy side dish, or stand alone main.
Every single bite would be tad bit different here, as this antipasto salad is loaded with salami, pepperoni, plump mozzarella balls, olives, artichokes, sweet cherry tomatoes and many more great antipasto favorites.
17. Mediterranean Flatbread
There is plenty to love about flatbreads. They’re one of the quickest meals on planet Earth, they are super delish, and they come out good looking, too. They are perfect any time meals, and act as superb, easy appetizers for your company.
This Mediterranean Flatbread is loaded with all the Mediterranean staples, full of delicious flavors in every single bite.
18. Mexican Street Corn Salad
This Mexican Street Corn Salad is going to be the new star Hors D’oeuvres at all of your cookouts and potlucks.
When everyone else shows up with yet another pasta or potato salad, the crowd will gather around these amazing flavors that come from just a few simple ingredients.
19. Smoked Salmon Flatbread
In search for a healthy and fancy, good looking hors d’oeuvre? Then you will be glad you found this smoked salmon flatbread.
This smoked salmon flatbread is going to be one of the fastest dishes you’ve ever made. Quickly bake your flatbread for about five minutes, then assemble. That’s it!
20. Devilled Eggs
This classic cold hors d’oeuvre NEVER gets old. Devilled eggs are always add delicious elegance to any party table. A plateful of devilled eggs is something you will see at any kind of party, be it holidays, summer parties or bridal showers.
Give them the best tasting devilled eggs using this simple recipe.
21. Baba Ganoush
Have you tried Baba Ganoush? If not, this rich, creamy dip is going to make you a huge eggplant fan. I bet you my friends, once Baba Ganoush comes into your life, you won’t be settling for a ready made grocery store dip for your get togethers.
Just a few ingredients and you have a great party entertainer. This Eastern Mediterranean dip makes eggplant a big STAR.
22. Easy Bruschetta
Want to keep it simple? You can always turn to good old Bruschetta. Easy to make and always a crowd pleaser.
This Italian classic is made with fresh tomatoes, basil and onion over toasted baguette slices. You can also drizzle them with balsamic glaze to make them a little extra special.
23. Pigs in a Blanket
This one is a party classic. Simply wrap the cocktail wieners in crescent dough and bake in your oven. How easy is that? They’ve been a crowd favorite hors d’oeuvre for ages and will continue to be so for a long time…
24. Fruit Skewers
Look at these gorgeous fruit skewers, don’t they look so refreshing for a hot summer day?
Take a tray of these to your next cookout and watch them disappear fast!
25. Bang Bang Chicken
Let us warn you, this appetizers made from simple chicken is very addictive. Crispy fried chicken is smeared with a delicious sweet chili creamy mayo sauce. Simple and inexpensive, yet always a HIT!
26. Escargot (Famous French Hors D’oeuvres)
Escargot is one of the famous French hors d’oeuvres, and this recipe shows you how to make it the authentic way. It’s an elegant and classy dish you should definitely try making at home.
27. Shrimp Spring Rolls
If you want something with some Asian flair on your hors d’oeuvre spread, try these spring rolls! They’re served with a homemade peanut sauce for dipping them in, and they work as a lunch or dinner meal.
28. Coconut Shrimp
These Coconut Shrimp are going to be one of your favorite hors d’oeuvres. They’re a staple on restaurant menus for a good reason. Shrimp are coated in coconut and panko and fried to golden perfection.
29. Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers
If you are looking to serve something zingy and spicy, yet creamy bacony delicious, you can’t go wrong with these Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers. They are baked instead of fried, making it hassle free cooking time.
30. Spinach Artichoke Dip
This Spinach, artichoke cheese dip is surrounded by bread rolls all baked together in one skillet. Result? Gooey, cheesy center piece for your party table. It’s super easy to make and so satisfying to see everyone digging in.
31. Cheese Board
Cheese boards are perfect party hors d’oeuvre spreads. To create a good looking cheese board, it doesn’t require any cooking or any culinary expertise. Just throw on whatever is already in your pantry and refrigerator.
All you need in the end is to keep the wine flowing and see all this disappear in no time…
32. Firecracker Chicken Meatballs
These meatballs are spiced up with sweet, savory and spicy firecracker sauce. They’re perfect tender morsels for your guests.
33. Bacon Wrapped Dates
Now this is a real treat. Imagine dates stuffed with goat cheese and wrapped all over with bacon, brushed with maple syrup and then baked to golden brown perfection. People will rave about this hors d’oeuvre for days, even after the party is over.
34. Shrimp Cocktail
Shrimp Cocktail is a simple, retro shrimp hors d’oeuvre invented in Las Vegas casinos. It is simply boiled, chilled shrimp with cocktail sauce. It’s a classic that never goes out of style.
35. Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwich Appetizers
Now, we have this recipe for mini grilled cheese sandwich appetizers. They’re made using aged cheddar, sun dried tomatoes, mushrooms, and arugula. They work great as an hors d’oeuvre for the family, or for a big party!
So there you go, thirty five amazing hors d’oeuvres. The only question now is, which will you try for your next party?
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- 2 cups pitted olives, chopped (mix of black, green and kalamata)
- 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes in a jar, chopped
- 2 Tbsp capers, chopped
- 1 garlic, minced
- 1/2 fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 tsp red chili flakes
- 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
- 8-10 basil leaves, chopped
- Salt to taste (just a pinch as olives and capers are salty)
- Pepper to taste
- Finely chop olives, capers, sun dried tomatoes and fresh herbs.
- Mix all together with minced garlic, lemon juice, salt, pepper, chili flakes.
- Drizzle in olive oil and stir.
- Taste and adjust for lemon juice and garlic.
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