Kick your gatherings up a notch with our awesome collection of 17 Easy Appetizers! These tasty treats are perfect for adding excitement to any party or get-together. From yummy bites to delicious dips, we've got something for everyone. Get ready to impress your friends and family with unique twists on classic snacks and bold new flavors that will leave everyone wanting more.
Say goodbye to boring appetizers and hello to a spread that steals the show!
Bruschetta with Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Easy Bruschetta with Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomatoes features homemade basil Pesto, sautéed zucchini and delicious sun-dried tomatoes. If you're looking for a very best crowd-pleasing appetizer, you can count on this Basil Pesto Bruschetta to deliver. Easy to make and absolutely delicious! Get the recipe.
Turkish Bell Pepper Dip with Walnuts
This Turkish Muhammara Dip is made with juicy bell peppers, walnuts and spices. It is so easy to make and is sure to become your favorite appetizer for a crowd. Get the recipe.
Tuna Rillettes (Tuna Pâté)
Tuna Rillettes is a rustic French spread made from Baked Tuna, Crème Fraîche and herbs. It's delicious as a party starter served on a crusty baguette or toast. Get the recipe.
Polenta Bites with Black Olive Tapenade
If you need a 30-minute appetizer idea, these Polenta Bites will do the trick. Tubed polenta is fried until crispy and then topped with a tangy Kalamata Olive-Caper spread. Easy and mouthwatering appetizer that everyone will love. Get the recipe.
Crab Lettuce Wraps
Easy to make Crab Lettuce Wraps are packed with real crab meat, your favorite vegetables and dressed in a most a delicious and creamy Tartar sauce. Serve these lettuce cups as an appetizer or main meal. Get the recipe.
Cream Cheese and Smoked Salmon Vol Au Vents
Whipped Cream Cheese, Mustard and Smoked Salmon carefully nested into a puff pastry shell create a decadent and mouthwatering French appetizer, perfect for your next get-together. These Smoked Salmon Vol Au Vents are seriously scrumptious. Get the recipe.
Mofonguitos Maduros (Plantain Cups with Spicy Chicken)
We love these mofonguitos maduros, ripe plantain cups juicy, spicy chicken on top of melted cheddar drizzled with creamy, garlicky avocado mayo. It's a thing of beauty! Get the recipe.
Herring Smørrebrød (Danish Sandwich)
Get a glimpse of what Danish cuisine is all about. Herring Smørrebrød is a traditional Open-Faced Sandwich that is packed with some unexpected yet delicious ingredients. Get the recipe.
Easy Gobi Manchurian
This easy-to-make Gobi Manchurian recipe is a delicious version of the classic Indo-Chinese dish with much fewer ingredients! Tender chunks of cauliflower are first breaded and deep-fried before being coated in a flavorful, aromatic, finger-licking sauce. In just 30 minutes, you will have the perfect appetizer or main dish. Get the recipe.
Khachapuri (Georgian Flatbread)
This Georgian Flatbread can be served as a hearty appetizer, a side dish or as a vegetarian main dish with a side salad. Filled with a combination of creamy and delicious cheeses and topped with an egg, these perfectly baked Khachapuri are sure to please your family and friends. Get the recipe.
Crostini with Whipped Cream Cheese and Olive Spread
Healthy whole grain baguette is toasted until crispy, rubbed with aromatic garlic and topped with mouthwatering and sophisticated combo of whipped cream cheese and Kalamata olive tapenade. Get the recipe.
Air Fryer Chicken Wings
Air fryers are all the rage these days, and for good reason. They make the best crispy golden chicken wings without deep frying. Here are a few of my favorite Air Fryer Chicken Wing recipes for around the web. It's super easy to make wings in the air fryer! Get the recipe.
Creamy Mushroom Dip
If you're a fan of dips with bold flavors and creamy textures, this mushroom dip is for you. It combines the rich, earthy taste of mushrooms with the creaminess of ricotta and mayo and the sharpness of parmesan. Add in a touch of garlic, caper, and vinegar, and you've got an absolutely delicious dip! Ready in just 20 minutes! Get the recipe.
Monte Cristo Sandwich with Caramelized Onions & Maple Syrup
Classic Monte Cristo recipe with caramelized onion, drizzled with maple syrup and toasted with garlic butter! Cheesy, crispy with a touch of sweetness! Get the recipe.
Bacon-Wrapped Dates with Manchego
These bacon wrapped dates with Manchego cheese are a salty-sweet appetizer with a spicy kick! Perfect for a party or any type of gathering! Get the recipe.
Baked Coconut Shrimps
This crispy baked coconut shrimp recipe is light, crunchy, and paired with an apricot dipping sauce for the ultimate appetizer. Healthier than fried shrimp but with all the same amazing flavor, you’re going to love this crave-worthy starter! Get the recipe.
Marinated Olives with Feta
You only need seven different ingredients to prepare this delicious marinated olives and feta cheese appetizer or snack. Expect a riot of soft and pleasing Mediterranean flavours in every mouthful. Everything in there is tasty from the green and kalamata olives to the creamy feta, salty caperberries, and hints of garlic, red pepper flakes and extra virgin olive oil. Get the recipe.
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Iryna Bychkiv is the founder and writer of the culinary website Lavender & Macarons, where she shares clean, European-inspired recipes that are delicious, easy to prepare, and made with wholesome ingredients. Iryna loves creating meals that are simple yet healthy and unique, including vegan and vegetarian recipes.
Iryna is also a freelance writer for MSN and Associated Press Wire.