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 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. 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…
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Shrimp Avocado Garlic Bread
Thinking something fancier and more original than regular garlic bread? How about garlic bread topped with garlic shrimp and creamy avocados along with cherry tomatoes? Sound good? Try them on your people…
5. 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.
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. 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.
8. Smoked Salmon Pinwheels
In search for a healthy and fancy cold hors d’oeuvre? Then you will be glad you found this smoked salmon pinwheels.
They can be easily rolled up with a little bit of chive and dill cream cheese mix and a healthy dose of spinach, along with smoked salmon of course.
This healthy appetizer can be on your party table in about 10 minutes. How cool is that?
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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!
13. Cocktail Meatballs (Sweet and Sour Sauce)
These Cocktail Meatballs are one of the classic American hors d’oeuvres.hors d’oeuvre
Baked meatballs are simmered in a sweet and sour cranberry based sauce. They’re a real party classic.
14. 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!
15. 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.
16. Steak Tartare
Steak Tartare recipe is made with chopped steak, egg yolk, capers and Worcestershire sauce.
This no-cook beef tartare is commonly served as an hors d’oeuvre along with fresh baguette bread.
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!
18. Mediterranean Mezze Platter (Hors D’oeuvre Platter)
This marvelous Mediterranean mezze platter is sure to impress!
The mezze platter contains a variety of snack options including salads, cheeses, olives, hummus, pita bread, and vegetables, all arranged beautifully on this appetizer plate.
19. 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.
20. 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.
21. 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.
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!!
23. Antipasto Skewers
Just wait until your guests see these gorgeous antipasto skewers. They’re sure to become one of your new favorite hors d’oeuvres, and they can easily be made in advance.
You’ll fall in love with these mini appetizer skewers!
24. 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.
25. Steak and Arugula Salad Bites with Parmesan
These steak and arugula salad bites with parmesan cheese are fantastic! They’re served on mini pitas, and covered in a tasty honey dijon sauce.
They’re easy to make, and even easier to enjoy! Go ahead and start making them!
Guasacaca! Meet guacamole’s tangier, herbier cousin. Venezuelans love this avocado based condiment and now you can too! Bring plenty of chips for dipping.
27. Pineapple Cheese Ball
This Pineapple Cheese Ball is one of our favorite summer hors d’oeuvres. It might seem like a strange combination of flavors, but it really works great together.
You get a slightly sweet and slightly salty combination that satisfies everyone’s taste buds. Serve it with your favorite assortment of crackers. This Pineapple Cheese Ball is always a hit at parties.
28. 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.
29. Guacamole Shrimp Wonton Cups
Guacamole Shrimp Wonton Cups are a great summer hors d’oeuvre that’s easy to make and easy to eat. This dish looks fancy but it is so simple to make.
Crunchy wonton shells stuffed with guacamole and seasoned shrimp makes a light appetizer, so you won’t feel guilty.
30. 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…
31. Firecracker Chicken Meatballs
These meatballs are spiced up with sweet, savory and spicy firecracker sauce. They’re perfect tender morsels for your guests.
32. 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.
33. 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.
34. Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwich Appetizers
Starting off our list of fun finger food recipes, 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!
35. Easy Enchilada Cups
Another recipe with “easy” in its name is this recipe for easy enchilada cups. The cups are made out of little flour tortillas that are about the size of a regular muffin cup. They don’t just look adorable though, they also taste great!
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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