Party Appetizers & Snacks

We have make ahead recipes, easy recipes, classic appetizers, finger foods, or try our latest party appetizer and snack recipes all designed to please your guests.

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Spicy-Sweet Maple Snack Mix

Maple syrup is teamed with cayenne pepper, vinegar, and fresh thyme to flavor this addictive party-ready blend of peanuts, pepitas, crackers, pretzels, and cereal.

Meatball Parmigiana Sliders

Rating: 4 stars 85
Meatballs coated in marinara sauce, smothered with cheese, and sandwiched in brioche rolls are a party-perfect nibble. For tender meatballs, combine the ingredients gently and don't pack the meat too tightly.

Bacon-Wrapped Prunes

Rating: 3 stars 141
Also known as Devils on Horseback, these sinful bacon-wrapped bites are perfect for a Halloween party hors d'oeuvre. With just two ingredients and about five minutes of prep work, they couldn't be easier to prepare either. They're best served warm, so pop them in the oven right before your guests arrive.

Loaded Potato Bites

Think of this finger food as mini loaded baked potatoes. Peewee potatoes are boiled, smashed, and roasted until crispy and golden, then finished with a flavorful mix of all your favorite toppings: sour cream, scallions, bacon, and cheddar. They're just the thing for an Oscar-night or Super Bowl party.

Fabulous French Appetizer Recipes That Bring the Bistro Home

Each of these hors d'ouevres will add a touch of sophisticated simplicity to your next dinner party. Pour a round of aperitifs such as Champagne or dry vermouth to complete the picture of elegance.

Magnolia Bakery Vanilla Cupcakes

Rating: 3.5 stars 158
The most popular flavor at the celebrated New York City bakery is vanilla for a reason! With a moist, tender crumb and rich buttercream frosting, these cupcakes are a true classic. This recipe comes from "More from Magnolia: Recipes from the World-Famous Bakery and Allysa Torey's Home Kitchen."

Easy Steamed Artichokes

These leafy, mild-flavored veggies get at the heart of spring. Our method for steaming artichokes could not be easier, but the result is an impressive, delicious side dish.

Vanilla Pound Cake

Rating: 3.5 stars 2324
How sweet it is—pound cake from scratch in three simple steps! We've added vanilla to our recipe for an extra hint of flavor!

Deviled Egg with Relish

Relish adds a sweet, tangy kick to the classic deviled egg.

Simple Crostini

Rating: 3 stars 455
Crostini are perfect spooned high with your pick of toppings.

Strawberry Cake

Rating: 3.5 stars 733
A buttery-vanilla batter is the base of a cake that brims with a pound of strawberries. We promise that you'll want to eat this berry dessert all summer long.
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Inspiration and Ideas

These Casual Appetizer Recipes Will Get Any Party Started
From make-ahead dips and crunchy shrimp fritters to our signature deviled eggs, these light bites are sure to delight your crowd.
Quick Recipes That Are Perfect for Entertaining—Including Everything from Appetizers to Desserts
The holidays can be a bit overwhelming but we are here to help. Whether it's a starter, dinner, or sweet, these fast recipes are sure to get the party started.