One of the biggest part of my holiday feast planning is coming up with fun Thanksgiving Appetizers. These recipes, though? More awesome than awesome.
I seriously cant wait to try out making some of these recipes for Thanksgiving dinner this year. Some of them sound so yummy, I may need to try them out before the big day, you know, just in case.
If youre in serious Thanksgiving dinner planning mode, youre sure to need some ideas for drinks, too, so dont miss out on these 30+ Mocktails for Kids that will pair perfectly with some whine and wheres the mashed potatoes?
In all seriousness, though, if its Thanksgiving youre planning, these are the best pre-dinner dishes you need to make. So, if youre ready to make a good and tasty appetizer for Thanksgiving, lets rock this.
What Are Good Thanksgiving Appetizers?
Ok. Look, youre going to be super surprised, Im sure, but Thanksgiving appetizers can pretty much be anything you want. I mean, this is your dinner, your hors doeuvres, so if you want to have classic appetizer recipes or if you want to have crazy finger foods-youre planning the holiday parties, make yourself happy.
That being said, some of my favorite appetizer recipes include things like:
- Sweet Potato or Butternut Squash Tarts
- Deviled Eggs
- Cream Cheese or Goat Cheese Balls
- Baked Brie Cheese Dip
- Stuffed Mushrooms with Red Pepper and Feta Cheese
- Pomegranate Seeds
- Brussels Sprouts
- Puff Pastry Stuffed with Anything
Now, with all those in mind, Im pretty sure that if you want a crowd pleaser appetizer, youre definitely going to find something amazing in this list!
How to Serve Thanksgiving Appetizers:
Look, whether its your first time to host Thanksgiving dinner or if its your fiftieth, you probably arent prepared. I know that I NEVER feel like I am. So, I am making a list of all the things I need to help me both MAKE Thanksgiving dinner and how to serve my Thanksgiving appetizers so that I dont have to worry about that part of the day.
The following items are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store. I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things Im talking about.
Where are the Thanksgiving Appetizers?
Oh, Im so glad Im not the only one. Im so hungry talking about making Thanksgiving dinner appetizers (theyre kind of my favorite part). So, if youre ready, here we go.
More Tips for Making Thanksgiving Appetizers
Look, I want your Thanksgiving to be as stress-free as possible. So, I have some tips for making Thanksgiving appetizers so that youre not a ball of nerves on the big T-day.
- Make ahead anything that you can. If you can make an appetizer or dessert and freeze it, do it. waiting until the last minute is not a good idea and youll feel rushed and super duper stressed.
- Find as many ways to use your Instant Pot or crock pot that you can. The more things you can do to keep the oven off or in use for just the big things, the happier youll be. Thats valuable real estate and REALLY HOT.