45 Best Party Appetizer Ideas to Rock Your Party

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45 Best Party Appetizer Ideas to Rock Your Party


These deliciously easy to make party appetizers are the best way to start your party. For me, they are also the conversation starter.

A perfect bite-size appetizer can rock your party from the moment it hits the table so today I have for a list of 55 best party appetizer ideas to make your party super hit.

Some of these appetizers are super easy to make with as few as two ingredients. Whether you’re looking for easy make-ahead finger food or hearty choices for a crowd, these 40 delicious appetizers need to be on your list.

I’m sure your guest will remember your party and these mouthwatering appetizers for many days.

This list has skewers, bacon items, chicken recipes, seafood, vegetarian, and many more recipes to rock your party.

Let’s start the party!!


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Party Appetizer Ideas- Skewers


Best Party Appetizer- Antipasto Skewers

Loaded with flavor and so easy to make, these are perfect for any party.

This a crowd’s favorite appetizers.

Check the full recipe at BakerbyNature.


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Grilled Steak Kebabs

You can rock your party with just these grilled kababs and some cans of beers.

Juicy, mouthwatering, and refreshing.

Check the full recipe at Life In The Lofthouse.


Grilled-Steak-Kebabs appetizers




Pepperoni Caprese Bites with Basil Vinaigrette

This recipe is so simple, so pretty, and very delicious.

Visit AuthenticSuburbanGourmet for the recipe.


pepperoni bites



Antipasto Salad Kabobs

This is by far one of my best skewers party appetizers ideas.

It’s a crowd-pleaser, no doubt at all.

Check the idea at Mantitlement for the full recipe.





If you love buffalo wings, you’re going to love these easy and mess-free buffalo chicken meatballs.

They’re a whole lot healthier than the traditional appetizer!

Visit LifeMadeSimplebakes for the recipe.




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Chinese Pork Meatballs 

Meatballs are always a crowd-pleaser. I love meatballs and I can have loads of them.

Check WestviaMidwest for the inspiration.


chinese pork meat ball appetizer




Crockpot Little Smokies

Do I need to say more? The picture says it all. Yummyyyyy….

Visit IHeartNaptime for the recipe.






Avocado Bacon Cheese Balls

These cheese balls are surely going to impress your guests and leave them asking for more.

Be ready.

Visit Sipalaw for the full recipe.

Avocado bacon cheese balls



Cheesy Bacon Stuffed Bell Peppers 

I love bell pepper, so crunchy and juicy.

Stuff these fresh bell peppers with the stuffing of your choice and your party food is ready.

For this recipe, visit BelleOfTheKitchen.


cheesy bacon stuffed bell pepper




Garlic-Parm Bacon Knots

These garlic bacon knots will be finished in no time. They are so crispy and delicious.

Visit Delish for the recipe.


garlic-parm-bacon-knot appetizers



Maple Candied Bacon

Crispy maple and brown sugar candied bacon that is the perfect combination of sweet and salty.

Check the full recipe at ClosetCooking.


Maple Candied Bacon Appetizer




Bacon-wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

This spicy bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers are filled with melty cheese and loads of spices.

They’re the perfect party appetizer recipe.

They’ll be gone in no time.

The recipe is from ChiliPepperMadness.


bacon jalapeno proppers




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Taco Salad Cups

This juicy and crunchy bite with fresh salad is so refreshing and tasty.

I love the recipe!!

If you want to make one then visit JustATaste.


taco salad cups appetizer



Cheesy Sausage Roll

This cheesy sausage roll is surely a crowd-pleaser.

It surely is popular at my house.

Recipe and image from Delish.





Feta Spinach Stuffed French Bread

This easy, cheesy, creamy Feta Spinach Stuffed French Bread is deliriously rich and tasty.

Sliced, it’s a perfect appetizer for parties!

Check the recipe at KevinisCooking.


Party appetizer French Stick




Ham and Cheese Sliders

Ham and cheese sliders are evergreen, all-time favorite party food.

You can never go wrong with the recipe, check the full recipe at EatingOnADime.

Kids love these sliders so make it in big batches.


cheese slider best party appetizer





Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

For some reason, pinwheels always attract my attention.

This one is not only eyecatching but delicious too.

Get the full recipe from WellPlated.





Party Appetizer – Taco Pinwheel

Fluffy, flaky puff pastry dough filled with saucy taco meat, tomatoes and lots, and lots of gooey cheese!

This appetizer is a cinch to make and always a crowd-pleaser.

This mouthwatering recipe and image are from EasyFavourite.


Taco pinwheel




Popcorn Shrimp

This shrimp popcorn will leave your guest asking for more. Seriously they are finger-licking!!

Thanks to BudgetSavvyDiva for this awesome party appetizer recipe.








Pulled Pork Pastry Puffs – only 4 ingredients!

This is a must add to your party appetizers list.

Your gust will definitely be impressed by these puffs.

Get the recipe from PlainChicken.


pulled pork pastry puffs




Charcuterie Board – Best Party Appetizer


Wow, this colorful charcuterie board is so eye-catching and filled with tongue tantalizing items.

This is definitely the show stopper.

Get the inspiration from StyleYourSenses.

cheese board




Asparagus Puff Pastry Party Appetizer

These Prosciutto Asparagus Puff Pastry Bundles are an easy, elegant appetizer idea that is so mouthwatering.

Perfect for any party, brunch, or lunch.

Recipe and picture from FoxandBriar.


Puff-Pastry-Asparagus appetizer





These Cream Cheese Chicken Taquitos is a mouthwatering appetizer filled with chicken and spices.

You can cut it into medium pieces to serve it as finger food.

A delicious appetizer that is quick and easy to make.

Get the full idea from ThisGrandmaisFun.





Easy Taco Recipe Board

This eyecatching, extra-large Taco recipe dinner board is perfect for large summer gatherings.

Make crunchy tacos with turkey, beef, chicken, or pork.

This dinner board is going to be your favorite go-to party appetizer.

Inspiration from ReluctantEntertainer.





Crab Stuffed Mushroom Appetizer

These crab stuffed mushrooms are filled with flaked crab and three types of cheese, then baked to golden brown perfection.

An easy and elegant appetizer that’s going to be a crowd-pleaser.

It can be assembled ahead of time too. Thanks to DinnerAtTheZoo for the recipe and picture.






Avocado Deviled Eggs

This one is definitely super easy make-ahead party appetizer ideas.

You can make changes to the recipe and make your own version.

For this avocado deviled egg, visit AMessSavoryDish for the full recipe.





Blackened Shrimp Avocado Cucumber Bites

Light and tasty blackened creole seasoned shrimp on crisp and juicy cucumber slices with cool and creamy avocado and flavor-packed remoulade sauce are surely going to be party favorite.

I love shrimps and with avocado and cucumber, it’s open of my favorite party appetizers.

Thanks to ClosetCooking for this mouthwatering recipe.



Blackened Shrimp Cucumber Bites




Tzatziki Avocado Salmon Rolls are the perfect party appetizer.

They’re totally delicious, easy to make, super pretty, and healthy. They can be made ahead of time!

Check TheEndlessMeal for the full recipe.

party appetizer salmon




45 Crowd Pleasing Party Appetizers



Vegetarian Party Appetizer Ideas

For the people who love vegetables and not a fan of meat or non-vegetarian, these appetizers are awesome ideas.

All these appetizers are very delicious and no one is going to miss the meat or chicken.

These finger-licking appetizers will leave your guests asking for more.


Delicious Appetizer- Cheese ball bites

These colorful cheese balls are so yummy looking, perfect party appetizers.

It’s a must-have party appetizer recipe on your list.

Check DinnerAtTheZoo for the recipe.





Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Bites

These little bites are not so little in the taste.

If you are not careful, you might bite your finger they are that delicious.

Check WellPlated for the recipe.






Eggplant Pizza Bite

Eggplant pizza bites are easy vegetarian low carb appetizers made of baked eggplant, tomato sauce, spinach, and cheese.

A simple delicious gluten-free appetizer!

Check SweetAsHoney for the full recipe.

eggplant pizza bite


Spinach and Ricotta Rolls

Juicy, cheesy spinach and ricotta filling enclosed in buttery, flaky puff pastry.

These Spinach and Ricotta Rolls are great finger food for parties, snack food on the go, and popping into lunch boxes.

Snack Monsters’ dream come true!

Plus they are great for making ahead.

Get the full recipe from RecipeTinEats.




Super easy (make ahead!) Bruschetta Cheese Ball takes just minutes to whip up and is always a total show-stopping appetizer!

Loaded with fresh tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, fresh basil, Parmesan, mozzarella, and garlic and herb cheese then

rolled in crispy panko breadcrumbs all served with toasted baguette slices = irresistibly delicious!

Inspiration and picture from CarlsBadCravings.






These vegan cauliflower hot wings with vegan aioli are the perfect comfort food!

They’re so tangy, spicy, and incredibly comforting.

Thanks to VeganHeaven for this delicious recipe.





Zucchini Garlic Bites

This tasty zucchini garlic bites recipe combines shredded zucchini with garlic, Parmesan cheese, fresh herbs,

and is served with a marinara dipping sauce for an Italian inspired twist.

These fingerpicking bites are from GrowAGooLlife.






These cucumber rolls are super simple to make too but are will explore like a mini bomb in your mouth.

Check the secret ingredient at ItDoesntTasteLikeChicken.






Spicy, delicious, and indulgent-tasting these crispy baked buffalo tofu wings make the perfect appetizer for your next party and are excellent on a salad!

Note: Your guests will ask for more so make in big batches.

Get the recipe from TheCuriousChickpea.

buffalo tofu appetizer





The best crispy and delicious Brussels sprouts with creamy dijon aioli dipping sauce is a killer appetizers. 

Healthy plus tasty- super combo.

Head over to DashOfMandi for a full recipe.

Crispy Brussels sprouts



Parmesan Hash Brown Cups

Hashbrowns cups are another easy to make party appetizer. Both, kids and adults will enjoy it.

It goes well with any spicy dips or sauce.

Recipe and image from ManTitlement.


parmesan-hash-brown appetizer


Spinach & Goat Cheese Hash Brown

This delicious Spinach and cheese hashbrowns is super easy to make and an awesome party appetizer idea.

You can make your own topping if you are not a fan of spinach or goat cheese.

Recipe and image from Bigoven.






Stuffed Peppers – A perfect Party Appetizers

These stuffed mini peppers are so mouthwatering and easy to make!

They can be made ahead of time and easy to take to a gathering.  And this one hits the nail!

For the full recipe, check Listotic.






Lemon Herb Roasted Potatoes – the BEST roasted potatoes you’ll ever make loaded with butter, lemon, garlic, honey, and herb.

Just 15 minutes! Check RasaMalaysia for the full recipe.





Stuffed Celery Appetizer

This creamy, refreshing cream cheese stuffed celery is a perfect summer appetizer. It is refreshing and super easy to make.

Another one to be on your party appetizer list.

Get the full idea from the SouthernSoul.




Ladies and gentlemen,  I hope you’ll like these 45 awesome party appetizers ideas and bookmark this page to check these recipes again and again.

These mouthwatering appetizers are a must add to your menu.

They are awesome picks for any holidays and parties.


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