Entertaining is one of my very favorite things to do. Having friends and family over to enjoy a meal is such a fun way to get to know people better, share with others, and just enjoy life.
One of the parts of having guests I love most is making delicious appetizers recipes. But sometimes it’s tough to come up with new or unique appetizer ideas and no one wants to eat plain old cheese and crackers all the time.
That’s why I’ve gathered plenty of delicious appetizers recipes for your next party on this page! There are savory snacks for guests, sweet treats for all ages, crackers, chips, chicken wings, and more to choose from – and they’re all easy recipes you can make at home!
Appetizers: Recipes for Your Next Party
These appetizers recipes are well-suited for all kinds of occasions. You could serve them at a fancy brunch. Just dress them in crystal serving dishes. Or if you want to set them out for your friends at a football watching party – they’ll work there too!
Some of these are also super kid-friendly, which means they’d be perfect for a kids’ party, a school event, an after-school snack, or a neighborhood block party. The choice is yours!
- This Simple Smokies Recipe is the perfect finger food for a party!
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- These Tailgating Deviled Eggs are awesome for a football watch party!
- Pass around a bowl of this Pizzaria Snack Mix for your friends! (Be sure to make enough to serve seconds!)
- This list of over 30 Yummy Nacho Recipes is sure to include your new favorite.
Crave Worthy Crackers & Chips:
Make a batch of these Cheesy Tuna Salad Stackers for the kids to enjoy after school!
Trying to eat right? These Spicy Cheesy Kale Chips are poppable and delicious!
Get a taste of the Southwest with these Triscuit Tex-Mex Melts!
Try these Cheesy BBQ Chicken Triscuits at your next BBQ!
Enjoy the tropical taste of these Jerk Chicken Nachos!
Serve sloppy Joe on a cracker with these Triscuit Sloppy Joes!
Stop the show with these melty nachos you can make at home!
Make this loaded Macho Nachos Appetizer for your next game day party!
Get started planning your next party with this list of over 30 three-ingredient dips!
This super easy sour cream and onion dip is perfect for potato chips!
Serve this hot three-ingredient sausage rotel dip with tortilla chips or bread!
This roasted garlic cheese dip is a great topper for sliced vegetables!
This Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Dip has a unique tangy taste from a top-secret ingredient!
Get a taste of both sweet and salty with this list of over 30 sweet and savory popular dip recipes!
Love the spinach artichoke dip you get at restaurants? Make your own with this Spinach and Artichoke Dip!
Ever tried to make dip in the crockpot? Try this easy Slow Cooker Seven-Layer Dip!
This Roasted Red Pepper Triscuit Dip is perfect for crackers!
Make your own Homemade Fresh Guacamole and use it as an appetizer or to top tacos!
This Creamy Parmesan Dip is delicious with chips!
Get the taste of chicken wings with this Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip!
Serve this cheesy Yummy Pizza Dip with crispy breadsticks!
This Buffalo Chicken Dip would go wonderfully with celery sticks!
Try this recipe for Pizza Dip with tortilla chips!
Queso is a traditional cheese dip for chips. Make your own with this easy Skillet Queso!
Serve up a batch of this delicious Rotel Dip with Hamburger with chips or crudites!
Put a pot of this Parmesan Fondue on the table and let your guests serve themselves!
This delicious Monster Cookie Dough Dip is the perfect appetizer for kids (or dessert-loving adults)!
Fantastic Finger Foods:
These spicy deviled eggs are a twangy twist on basic deviled eggs!
Bake up these addictive Savory Parmesan Bites and they’ll be gone in no time!
These lovely Caprese Kabobs would be great for a brunch!
Make these cheesy Baked Mozzarella Bites and serve them with marinara sauce!
Your family will love these salty and sweet Proscuitto Melon Bites!
The kids will go nuts for these yummy Pizza Pinwheels!
These dry Roasted Pecans are the perfect finger food for parties!
Make a batch of these Southern Roasted Pecans and wrap them in cellophane as party gifts!
Ever hear of Deep-Fried Kool-Aid? It’s a sweet treat your kids will love!
Pleasing Party Platters:
Try these meat and cheese plate ideas for your next get-together!
These Seafood Platter Ideas are light and delicious, no matter the time of year!
The kids will love eating their fruits and veggies with this lovely Rainbow Fruit and Vegetable Plate!
Forget the prepackaged trays! Learn to make your own DIY Vegetable Tray!
This Yummy Mummy Cheese Spread is a fun fall treat for the kids to share!
Make this Triscuit BBQ Bacon Spread and your guests will love you!
These delicious cracked pepper cheesecake toppers would be perfect for a family dinner!
These sticky East Asian-Style Wings are finger-licking good!
Surprise your friends with these unique Avocado Chipotle Chicken Wings!
Put a twist on a classic with this recipe for Creamy Buffalo Wings!
Avoid the fat with these Grilled Chipotle Chicken Wings
These Honey BBQ Wings are my absolute favorite! They taste kind of like the ones you can get at Walmart’s Deli.
With this huge list of appetizers to try, you’ll never run out of ideas for serving guests at parties, banquets, catered affairs, movie night get-togethers, brunches, game day parties, or kids’ parties! Which one do you plan to try first?
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