Everyone loves finger foods – especially around the holiday season. Enjoy these 30 Thanksgiving inspired finger foods & dips…
1. French Dip Bites
Instant party classic.
2. Easy Salami Appetizer
These get gobbled up at every party I host: Easy Salami Appetizer
3. BLT Dip
This layered BLT Dip is sure to be a hit at your next gathering. Layered with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and cheese, this appetizer recipe brings together the classic flavors everyone loves.
4. Easy Appetizer Bacon Crackers
Let’s face it, cheese and crackers just don’t make for a crackin’ party. But put bacon on a cracker, and that’s an appetizer that every carnivore can get behind.
5. Cheesy Baked Vidalia Onion Dip
Who doesn’t love a yummy, gooey, cheesy dip? This Cheesy Baked Vidalia Onion Dip will have your taste buds singing and make you the favorite chef of any potluck party.
6. Puff Pastry Ham & Cheese Pinwheels
While I’d be flattered if you assumed that my go-to appetizer is a beautifully styled combination of bespoke produce, a homemade fancy sauce, and some kind of European cured meat, let me tell you a little secret: it’s actually these four-ingredient Ham and Cheese Pinwheels.
7. Turkey Cranberry Meatballs
These sweet and tangy meatballs are perfect for a main dish when served over rice, or served on toothpicks for a fun appetizer!
8. Crunchy Green Bean Casserole Bites
Want to make the ULTIMATE Friendsgiving appetizer? Crunchy Green Bean Casserole Bites with a Creamy Dipping Gravy is the recipe you’re looking for! Transform traditional green bean casserole ingredients – Del Monte® Blue Lake® Cut Green Beans, Campbell’s® Cream of Mushroom Soup and Swanson® Chicken broth – into a handheld appetizer and dipping gravy that are sure to wow. Ready in less than 50 minutes, these easy bites are scrumptious!
9. Garlic Parmesan Yellow Squash Chips
Nothin’. You just get to read my exclamation points and know that the excited shouting is fo’ real. Garlic Parmesan Yellow Squash Chips are also, fo’ real.
10. Bourbon BBQ Little Smokies
Bourbon BBQ Little Smokies are a flavorful appetizer that’s easy to make and oh so good! They are the perfect fit for any occasion or get together!
11. Pizza Crackers
The easiest 4-ingredient snack, appetizer or lunch for the kids! Easily change them to your tastes. Less than 10 minutes start to finish!
12. Smoked Mozzarella Dip
This hot, bubbling Smoked Mozzarella Dip is the ultimate party food! Four different cheeses all melted into one delicious appetizer that is perfect for dipping!
13. Thanksgiving Deviled Eggs
These creamy deviled eggs, flavored with sage and shallots and topped with plenty of crispy bacon crumbles, are easy to make and even easier to win over your aunt who keeps asking if you need any help.
14. Mini Falafel Bites
These bites can be made into any size you want. This recipe makes 4 bites, with each one fitting into a one mini pita pocket.
15. Cheesy Bacon Stuffed Mini Peppers
These Cheesy Bacon Stuffed Mini Peppers are the perfect crowd-pleasing appetizer! They’re stuffed with two kinds of cheese, bacon, and more, then baked till melty and delicious!
16. Spinach Dip Bites
Yes, I know… another Appetizer recipe. Don’t worry, it’s one of the last ones. This next recipe I’m sharing is for Spinach Dip Bites. I had seen this recipe on Chocolate, Chocolate and More and knew we had to give it a try ourselves.
17. Crock-Pot Cranberry Orange Meatballs
Crock-Pot Cranberry Orange Meatballs are easy to make in the slow cooker and are perfect appetizers for holiday parties and gatherings.
18. Out-Of-This-World Corn Dip
This Out-of-this-World Corn Dip (also know as Crack Corn Dip) is a crowd-pleasing appetizer that has become my go-to party recipe. It’s easy to make and will always great rave reviews!
19. Apple Pie Bites
These incredibly delicious (and easy) Apple Pie Bites are going to be your go-to dessert in a hurry!
20. Best Ever Crack Dip Recipe
This Crack Dip recipe is rightly named – it’s totally addicting. Cold crack dip is a creamy sour cream based dip filled with ranch, cheese and bacon. Does it get any better?
21. Cheesy Corn Fritters
Corn Fritters Recipe – Crispy on the edges, soft in the middle and so delicious, these little cheesy cakes are so easy to put together and make a great side dish for a host of dinners! Feel free to use canned or frozen corn, but these are especially good with fresh corn in the summer. Enjoy!
22. Apricot Ricotta Honey Basil Bites
These Apricot Ricotta Honey Basil Bites are a perfect summertime appetizer to serve at a dinner party.
23. Homemade Mac & Cheese Bites
Mac and Cheese is one of the BEST comfort foods out there in my honest opinion. I’m not talking about the packaged stuff, but rather the homemade goodness. It truly is special.
24. Cheesy Asparagus Spears
Cheesy Asparagus Spears – These blanched asparagus spears wrapped in goat cheese and prosciutto are perfect for a spring party. Plus, they can double as a mini centerpiece!
25. Low-Carb Zucchini Tots
Every time I go back to Phase 1 of the South Beach Diet, I stock up on zucchini and love to try new ways of converting recipes to things that are allowed on the plan. There are a lot of recipes for zucchini tots out there, but all of them contain potato, panko, or breadcrumbs. All of those are loaded with carbs, even though the recipes call them healthy and low carb.
26. Polenta-Olive Tapenade Bites
Crispy on the outside and creamy in the middle, these polenta bites are topped with punchy olive tapenade.
27. Cucumber Bites
These are fantastic for a number of reasons… Beautifully colorful, a real standout of a dish. Easy, Really Really DIY Easy to make and cost-effective, The whole tray of about 36 appetizers will come in at about a quarter each!
28. Mini Party Poblano Quesadillas
It’s a little late, but lately I’ve been holding off on celebrating my birthday until Cinco de Mayo, since that gives me the perfect excuse to drink a million margaritas (and by a million, I mean 3 throughout the course of the day– I’m a lightweight you guys), and make a ton of downright drool-worthy food for me and all of my friends. And these Mini Party Poblano Quesadillas are perhaps the drooliest of them all.
29. Sausage & Stuffing Balls
These Sausage and Stuffing Balls with Cranberry Dipping Sauce are a fabulous holiday appetizer…or a great recipe twist to use up leftovers from the big meal!
30. Baked Cream Cheese Wontons
Cream Cheese Wonton is one tasty, addictive “east meets west” culinary creation. Crispy wonton skin wrapped around ooey-gooey seasoned cream cheese dipped in a sweet tangy sauce. You’ve got to love a good fusion dish – a merger of ingredients from two different worlds, unexpected, a little different, but yum yum yum…YUM.
31. Cheesy Shrimp Cakes
If you love shrimp recipes, these shrimp cakes are for YOU! They are juicy, tender and so flavorful. These shrimp fritters always disappear fast! P.S. DO NOT skip the lemon aioli sauce.
32. Blueberry Basil Balsamic Mozzarella Crisps
Easy peezy and gone in moments!
33. Polenta Toasts with Herbed Ricotta & Bacon
These crisp polenta toasts can be made well ahead, and their topping of rich ricotta and bacon is both simple and crowd-pleasing.