Having guests, or an upcoming get together? These thirty five Quick and Easy Appetizers are all sure to please a crowd!
We’ve compiled this list to help you whenever you have the need for some great appetizer recipes… no slaving in the kitchen required!
From dips to nachos, salads to wings and plenty of cute little finger foods, there are so many appetizers to love here. You’re sure to find something for and occasion!
Go through all, and make sure your dish is the star of the appetizer table. Have fun…
1. Easy Baked Brie with Nuts and Honey
Who doesn’t love some nice creamy brie? Take your favorite soft cheese to a new level with this fancy yet easy appetizer. You are in for a cheesy spectacle!
2. Olive Tapenade
If you love olives, this tapenade is for you! Satisfy your “salty tooth” with this simple and easy appetizer from the South of France!
3. Greek Cucumber Yogurt Sauce – Tzatziki!
This cool Greek sauce is most commonly associated with gyros, but is great for so much more. Serve as a dip with chopped veggies, slather on grilled meats or spread on your favorite sandwich.
4. Quick and Easy Pico de Gallo
Easy, fresh and delicious. This Pico de Gallo whips up in 10 minutes and is great with chips as an appetizer or as a condiment to many of your favorite Mexican dishes.
5. Homemade Hummus
Have any upcoming get togethers? This smooth, creamy homemade hummus will be the star of your appetizer spread.
6. Mango Salsa
A summer delight! This light yet tasty salsa is the perfect flavorful munching appetizer for your potlucks and parties. Serve them with pile of tortillas and see it vanish fast.
7. Rainbow Pasta Salad
Quick, easy, and very colorful. Take it to your next pot-luck, or make a big batch and have lunches for days!
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 appetizer spread!
9. Turkey Nachos
These nachos will give a fun new twist to your leftover turkey. They whip up in about 20 minutes and make a great appetizer or even meal!
10. Shrimp Remoulade Lettuce Cups
Shrimp Remoulade is a New Orleans classic. Today I am making lettuce cups with it. Great appetizer or keto friendly meal option!
11. Tyrokafteri (Spicy Greek Feta Dip)
Tyrokafteri is a super flavorful Greek dip with feta cheese and spicy peppers. Meet the new star of your appetizer spread!
12. Cranberry Pecan Baked Brie
This cranberry pecan baked brie is tasty, easy and oh so festive. Perfect for your Christmas spread, or alongside some New Year’s eve bubbly!
13. Spanish Summer Salad (Pipirrana)
Here to celebrate tomato season this summer is a tribute to all those luscious summer tomatoes, ripening on the vines in warm sunshine. Mixed with just a few more cool crunchies, and you have yet another colorful popular traditional dish, pipirrana, all the way from the south of Spain.
14. Tortellini Pasta Salad with Prosciutto
This gorgeous Tortellini Pasta Salad is one dish that looks as great as it tastes. It’s so quick and easy, yet such a crowd pleaser. Whether you’re hosting a pot luck or hunkered down with family, everyone will love this one!
15. German Sauerkraut Balls
Sauerkraut balls! Add some Bavarian flair to your party with these crispy little nuggets, famous in beer halls across Germany.
16. Bacon Deviled Eggs
These easy bacon deviled eggs are a classic recipe dressed up with the addition of bacon bits and chives. Plus, learn all the tricks for the best deviled eggs ever! They will be devoured quickly at every get together and picnic.
17. Balela Salad (Middle Eastern Bean Salad)
Let me present you Balela deliciousness!! So colorful, so easy, so refreshing… This hearty colorful salad comes from many Middle Eastern countries and is bursting with flavors and textures.
18. Crockpot Teriyaki Meatballs
These crockpot teriyaki meatballs are melt-in-your-mouth marvelous! They make for a great appetizer, or even as a main entree if you’d prefer. They’re a great dish to make if you’ve got a bunch of friends over for a sports game or a party.
19. Rotel Dip (Loaded Velveeta Cheese Dip)
This easy Rotel Dip recipe is loaded with Velveeta, beer, pepper jack, black beans, Rotel, and sausage! Make it for your picnic and see everybody hovering over it.
20. The Best Charcuterie Board
Make a BOLD statement and impress your guest with this beautiful arrangement of small tidbits on one large tray or platter. This will give you a complete guide on how to make a beautiful charcuterie board.
21. 10-Minute Smoked Salmon Pinwheels
Deliciously savory smoked salmon pinwheels rolled up with a flavorful chive and dill cream cheese and tons of fresh spinach. This easy, healthy appetizer comes together in just 10 minutes.
22. Slow Cooker Honey Buffalo Wings
Making buffalo wings can be difficult, but this slow cooker honey buffalo wings recipe provides an easy and stress-free way of making them! They’re perfect for a large gathering like a sports party because of how hands-free and easy they are.
23. Easy Sausage Pesto Ring
Here is a perfect appetizer or snack to impress your guests. This sausage pesto ring looks so delicious. Country biscuit dough filled with Italian sausage, pesto and loaded with cheese and butter arranged in a ring and baked. Brilliant!
24. Bacon Wrapped Scallops
Wrapping a meal in bacon has become a popular trend, and that trend combines with scallops in this bacon wrapped scallops recipe. They work as an appetizer or as a main dish, and you can cook them on a grill, broiled, or in an air fryer.
No one gets tired of this classic Italian appetizer any time. Perfectly assembled bruschetta are the starts of parties and get togethers. Summer time is the best time to get most of the fresh juicy tomatoes and turn them into bruschetta.
26. Sticky Thai Chicken Wings
What a great appetizer idea!! These sticky chicken wings are glazed with delicious Thai flavored sticky sauce. It’s one of the easiest Thai Recipes that you can cook, with ingredients you probably have in your kitchen.
27. Spinach Artichoke Dip
When you take this spinach artichoke dip to the table, it’s going to be one wow factor to all surrounding it. We’re talking gooey cheesy goodness surrounded by bread rolls, all baked in one skillet. Watch them all pull apart those bread rolls and dunking straight into that gooyiness.
28. Mexican Pinwheels
Looking for some pinwheel ideas to feed the crowd? How about these Mexican Pinwheels? They are filled with spiced creamy chicken mix, all rolled up for perfect finger food. A great party food idea which is easy and quick to make.
29. 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 for ages and will continue to be so for a long time…
30. Cheese Ball Antipasto
Now this cheese ball could be the centerpiece for your appetizer spread. This would be a welcome addition to serve with wine and champagne! Full of antipasto ingredients on the inside and covered with them on the outside! Serve it on a platter with cold meats such as salami and prosciutto, PLUS crackers!
31. Apple & Brie Crostini with Hot Honey
These incredible apple and brie crostini are made with prosciutto, fresh arugula and a drizzle of homemade hot honey. These easy brie crostini are the perfect combination of sweet, savory and spicy. A wonderful appetizer for any get together.
32. Chunky Shrimp Guacamole
Go a little beyond regular guacamole. Add some cooked shrimp into the mix and see the wonder on everyone’s faces when you serve this chunky Shrimp Guacamole to the crowd. Serve it with chips, crostini or crackers.
33. Antipasto Skewers
Antipasto skewers are the easiest appetizer EVER. Loaded with flavor and so easy to make, these are perfect for potlucks! Double or triple to serve a crowd! All those colors are so inviting for everyone.
34. 7 Layer Dip
7 Layer dip is quick and easy appetizers. When you bring this to a potluck, it’s always the first thing gone. Everyone LOVES it! And it couldn’t be easier! You will find layers of seasoned refried beans, guacamole, sour cream, shredded cheese, diced tomatoes, sliced olives and green onions. When scooped all out together… yum.
35. Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash
Let’s end this amazing appetizers list with an appetizer fit for your Holiday table… These golden yellow Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash are a beauty to the eyes. These gorgeous veggie bowls with their scalloped, caramelized edges are stuffed with the most delicious sausage stuffing…
There you have it, thirty five great quick and easy appetizers! Pin or bookmark this collection of great dishes so you always know where to find it.
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- 8oz brie cheese
- 1/8 cup pistachios
- 1/8 cup almonds
- 1/4 cup dried figs
- 3 Tbsp honey, divided
- 1/2 tsp fresh rosemary
- 1/4 tsp fresh thyme
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- Roughly chop nuts and figs. Mix with fresh herbs and 2 Tbsp honey.
- Place brie in oven safe dish. Drizzle with remaining honey and spread nut mixture on top.
- Bake 10 minutes, until brie is soft and sides begin to slightly collapse.
- Remove from oven and rest 2-3 minutes. Serve with crackers, crostini and/or fruit.
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