Easy Appetizer Recipes and Party Food
We have a wide selection of party food and simple appetizer recipes. Starter recipes are nice to have on hand. You can make any of these appetizers to go with dinner. Or, you can make a few of them to serve at a party.
Alphabetical List of Appetizer Recipes
5 Ingredient Roasted Poblano Pepper Dip | Enjoy this easy dip that is made with just a few ingredients. Do you like stuffed peppers? This pepper dip will be a new favorite.
Amazing Pesto Cheese Blossom | Cheese balls are a favorite party appetizer because they are so well received. This Italian basil flavored cheese dip will win you over.
Avocado Deviled Eggs | This is an easy deviled egg recipe that kicks things up a notch using avocado.
Baked Zucchini Sticks | A healthier version of fried zucchini sticks, the baked sticks are equally as delicious!
Black Bean Chili Dip | Cook this easy bean and cheese appetizer in a slow cooker or in the oven.
Black Bean Salsa | This salsa is addictive! It is SO delicious.
Brie and Dark Cherry Phyllo Bites | Phyllo dough is a life-saving appetizer shortcut. The delicious combination of brie and cherries is a winner.
Brie and Raspberry Jam Bruschetta | This bruschetta is especially good with brie that is goat cheese.
Broiled Bacon Wrapped Shrimp | Everything wrapped in bacon is better. You'll love these bite sized bacon wrapped shrimps.
Buffalo Chicken Dip | Serve this chicken dip with tortilla chips and celery. It is a simple and flavorful appetizer that is always popular. It can also be served hot or cold.
Buffalo Chickpea Pinwheels | Serve these pinwheels with a side of blue cheese and you have a tasty party appetizer.
Cajun Shrimp | Add these bite sized southern delicacies to your party menu. This is a finger food you will love.
Cheese Biscuits | While not technically an appetizer, cheese biscuits are often served at a popular chain restaurant before the meal. So, they made the list here. And these cheese biscuits are just as good as the restaurant's.
Cheeseball with Pecans and Cranberries | The combination of ingredients in this easy appetizer is mouthwatering.
Chicken Buffalo Dip | This dip is a spin on Buffalo Chicken Wings, and is always a crowd favorite. Serve it with chips, crackers or celery.
Chicken Pinwheels | Pinwheels are a good idea for appetizers and lunch. This chicken pinwheels recipe has been used for both and received rave reviews.
Cilantro Cheese Ball | Mix this cheeseball in a food processor in less than five minutes.
Copycat Bloomin Onions | Yum! This appetizing dish deserves an award. It's a fun snack that can be picked apart by a group. And that makes it a perfect party food.
Copycat Bubba Gump Shrimp | Anytime shrimp is mentioned, it goes without saying that it should be on the menu. This fried shrimp is bite-sized morsels of flawlessness.
Copycat Chipotle Corn Salsa | Peppers, corn, onion and seasonings come together in a delectable flavor.
Copycat Macaroni Grill Rosemary Bread | Rosemary bread is lovely to snack on while waiting on the main course. This is one of our most popular recipes.
Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits | Cheese biscuits are always a winner. Serving a basket of bread while waiting for dinner is a no-brainer.
Copycat Restaurant Breadsticks | This is another bread recipe that is a winner. If you like Olive Garden's breadsticks, you'll love these as well.
Copycat Texas Roadhouse Fried Pickles | Fried pickles is the most popular recipe we have. If you haven't tried this fried pickles recipe, whip up a batch and tell us what you think.
Cowboy Caviar | This dip is a summer staple. Black beans, tomatoes, corn, red onion and cilantro make up the base for this delicious dip.
Cream Cheese Tuna Dip | Switch the tuna out for smoked salmon to make Cream Cheese Salmon Dip.
Creamy Chicken Dip | A party menu isn't complete without a dip recipe. This hot dip is best served with crackers or tortilla chips.
Dill Pickle Dip | This dip should be a staple in your house. It is a perfect dip to serve with chips, crackers and even veggies.
Easy Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps | Move over chicken wings! These Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a healthy and tasty appetizer you'll want to munch on.
Easy Low-Fat Artichoke Dip | Artichoke dip is always a winner for party food ideas. This hot dip is full of flavor.
Easy Pickled Peppers | Pickled everything is on the list for a relish tray. And, relish trays are a perfect holiday appetizer. It's always fun to munch on pickles and olives when finishing up side dishes in the kitchen.
Easy Beef Jerky | You will never want to buy store bought beef jerky. This jerky is insanely delicious.
Egg Rolls | Homemade egg rolls are so good. You will love these egg rolls either as an appetizer or as a side with dinner.
Fried Mozzarella Sticks | Homemade fried cheese sticks are incredibly easy to make, and are perfect served with marinara sauce.
Fried Zucchini Sticks | Do you have an abundance of zucchini in your garden? Fried Zucchini Sticks are amazing, and another appetizer that is delicious with marinara sauce.
Garlic Roasted Chickpeas | If you've never tried roasted chickpeas, you're missing out. This snack is seasoned to perfection.
Gluten-Free Shrimp Dip | This delicious dip is a quick and easy appetizer to make. It's ingredients include cream cheese, shrimp cocktail sauce, and cocktail shrimp.
Grilled Polenta Crostini | Sometimes simple appetizers are the best. This is a delicious recipe you will want to try.
Herbed Cheese and Mushroom Bruschetta | Ah, bruschetta! Lightly toasted bread with herbed cheese and mushrooms is an easy recipe.
Italian Steak Fries | Bake these home fries up from scratch. Then, serve them with Baked Potato Dip, which is made with sour cream and a few other ingredients.
Italian Tuna Balls | This is such a tasty appetizer. It's a simple, yet special snack that is a winner on any meal plan.
Keto Hamburger Sliders | Sliders are the perfect party food. They are also great for potlucks and tailgating.
Loaded Baked Potato Dip | Do you like baked potatoes? You will absolutely love this loaded baked potato dip. It needs to go on your party menu.
Loaded Italian Sliders | Sliders are the best sandwich recipe for potlucks and tailgate season. You will want to try this recipe.
Mango Salsa Recipe | This is a salsa that is mixed up with fruity perfection.
Mason Jar Salads | Salad is a popular starter for a reason. These easy make ahead salads make serving up a healthy appetizer even easier.
Mexican Corn Bread | Whip up a batch of this corn bread for a spicy twist on the standard recipe. You'll love serving this up with chili.
Paprika Potato Wedges | This recipe is for tasty slices of potatoes that are seasoned to perfection.
Parmesan Mushroom Crostini | Bread, be it crostini or bruschetta, is always a welcome addition to dinner. This appetizer is a small round bread and is sliced and toasted. It is then topped with various ingredients, in this case Parmesan cheese and mushrooms.
Patriotic Party Snack Mix | Snack mixes are a fun way to put several snacks and/or flavors together and enjoy a mixed bowl of treats.
Pepperoni Pizza Potato Skins | This is another one of our favorite potato skins recipes. It is topped off with favorite pizza toppings.
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus | This is a gorgeous appetizer that is wonderful for serving at a holiday party.
Puff Pastry Bites with Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms | For an easy appetizer recipe, try using puff pastries with various toppings. For this recipe, caramelized onions and mushrooms are used to top bite sized puff pastry appetizers.
Roasted Red Pepper Dip | This dip has the consistency of salsa. Instead of tomatoes, red peppers are roasted and pureed into a delicious sauce.
Rosemary Bacon White Bean Dip | Similar to hummus, beans are mashed for this yummy dip. Instead of garbanzo beans, white beans are used.
Seasoned Mixed Nuts | Mixed nuts are a fun and tasty addition to a holiday party. Seasoned nuts are also wonderful for giving as gifts.
Sharp Cheddar Cheese Fondue | Serve this rich cheese fondue with fresh vegetables. It has such an amazing flavor.
Spicy Black Bean Lettuce Wraps | Healthy and delicious. These lettuce wraps offer a winning combination.
Spicy Tuna Cucumber Cups | These spicy tuna bites are perfect for a snack or to include in a lunch box. And, of course they are also an insanely delicious appetizer.
Strawberry Caprese Skewers with Balsamic Glaze | Berries with balsamic might not be the ordinary flavor combination you'd think of. However, once you taste them, you will love them!
Stuffed Avocados with Shrimp and Pineapple | Skip the guacamole! Mix up your appetizer menu and serve up stuffed avocados. Shrimp and pineapple lend a tropical flavor to this tasty treat.
Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers | Stuffed peppers are a staple for most tailgate menu plans. These easy stuffed jalapenos are exactly what you'll want to serve up.
Stuffed Mini Sweet Peppers with Cheese and Bacon | Leave the jalepeno kick behind and enjoy a milder stuffed pepper.
Stuffed Mushrooms | This appetizer recipe is the best stuffed mushrooms recipe in the world. It is so delicious and everyone who has tried it raves about it.
TGI Fridays Green Beans Fries | Crispy fried green beans are so good. Dip these in a side of ranch and get ready to say, yum!
Tailgate Recipes You'll Love | This round-up offers a huge list of recipes perfect for your tailgate!
Tailgating Party Mix | Tailgating recipes are always a winner, but this party mix is an easy recipe that you can whip up in no time.
Tangy Onion Dip | Onion dip is always a good dip recipe to have on hand. It is a tasty dip to serve when you have company. Serve it alongside chips and fresh veggies.
Tuna Ranch Celery Sticks | Healthy appetizers can be easy to make. Think celery sticks with peanut butter, but instead these celery sticks are loaded up with a ranch tuna salad. They are the best!
Vegetarian Black Bean Quesadillas | Skip the meat and go straight for the black beans for these tasty quesadillas.
Winter Fruit Pizza | Have you had fruit pizza before? This fruit pizza makes a little twist on the traditional recipe and uses seasonal winter fruit. It really can be served as a dessert, but it deserves a place at the party apps table.