Here’s a secret: the best appetizers and snacks are also the simplest. Guacamole, hummus, deviled eggs…these easy appetizers will be a slam-dunk at your party!
Bowl of Esquites Topped with Cilantro, Cotija Cheese, and Ancho Chile Pepper Surrounded by Bowls of Toppings
Esquites (Warm Mexican Corn Salad)
Quick Pickled Radishes in a Jar Next to a Bowl of Radishes
Quick Pickled Radishes
Platter of Grilled Okra Next to a Small Bowl of Sauce
Grilled Okra
Corn and Ricotta Bruschetta
Corn and Ricotta Bruschetta
Platter of Grilled Peppers Surrounded by Olives, Capers, Olive Oil, and Toast
Easy Grilled Peppers
Platter of Vegetables and a Bowl of Veggie Dip
Homemade Veggie Dip
Jar of Garlic Confit
Garlic Confit
Grilled Shrimp with Konkani-Inspired Masala
Grilled Shrimp with Konkani-Inspired Masala
Trader Joe’s Homemade Cowboy Caviar in a Bowl Surrounded by Chips
Trader Joe’s Homemade Cowboy Caviar
Pan con Tomate on a Wooden Cutting Board and Small Plate Next to a Glass
Pan con Tomate
Two Pieces of Whipped Ricotta Toast Topped with Lemon-Thyme Honey Next to a Bowl of More Honey
Easy Whipped Ricotta Toast
Soy Sauce Eggs on Plate with Two Eggs Cut in Half
Soy Sauce Eggs
Tomato Confit
Tomato Confit
Crispy Tofu
Easy Crispy Tofu
Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Salmon Bites with a Bowl of Lemon Garlic Mayo on a Plate for Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Salmon Bites with Lemon Garlic Mayo
Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Salmon Bites with Lemon Garlic Mayo
Kuku Sabzi on platter with yogurt dip.
Kuku Sabzi (Persian Herb Frittata)
Tteokbokki on white platter.
Tteokbokki (Spicy Korean Rice Cakes)
Asparagus pakoras on a white platter.
Asparagus Pakoras With Lemony Yogurt Sauce
Pizza bagel on a sheet pan.
Homemade Pizza Bagel
Arepas on a blue plate.
Arepas con Queso
Granola in spoon.
Sweet and Salty Three-Seed Granola
Overhead view of clam dip with old bay seasoning served in a black bowl with crackers and vegetables.
Clam Dip
Plated Guyanese pholourie
Guyanese Pholourie
Chocolate and regular nut-free crispy treats.
Sunflower Butter Crispy Treats
Savory pinwheels on a white platter.
Prosciutto and Cheese Puff Pastry Pinwheels
Three crostini topped with savory mushrooms and caramelized onions on a white plate.
Mushroom Crostini
Smoked salmon, cucumber, and cream cheese crostini on a platter.
Smoked Salmon Crostini
Whipped feta with figs, nuts, and honey in a bowl with bread dipped in the side.
Whipped Feta with Figs, Pistachio, and Honey
Last minute snacks and apps
19 Last Minute Party Snacks and Appetizers
Oysters on the grill to show how to grill oysters.
Grilled Oysters with Spicy Miso Butter
Asparagus Tart with Goat Cheese and Lemon cut into slices.
Easy Asparagus Tart with Goat Cheese
Easy Pepperoni Calzones on a plate
Pepperoni Calzones
Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil on a Platter
Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil
Overhead view of a platter of Classic Deviled Eggs.
Deviled Eggs
How to make scallion pancakes
Scallion Pancakes
Easy banana bread cut into thick slices.
Banana Bread
Authentic guacamole in a bowl with chips
How to Make the Best Guacamole
Red striped paper cartons overflowing with popcorn recipes
Perfect Popcorn
Easy Zucchini Bread Recipe Cut into Pieces on Tray
Easy Zucchini Bread
Best homemade hummus in a white bowl
Easy Homemade Hummus
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Garlic roasted in foil.
Roasted Garlic
Pickled Eggs
Pickled Eggs
Close up of buffalo wings recipe with blue cheese dressing and celery.
Buffalo Wings
Gougeres Cheddar Cheese Puffs
Cheddar Cheese Puffs
Bacon Candy Recipe
How to Make Candied Bacon
cold Shrimp Dip
Easy Shrimp Dip
Dips vegetables fruit and olives for mediterranean mezze platter
Mediterranean Mezze Platter
Old Bay Chicken Wings
Old Bay Chicken Wings
crispy turkey skin bacon
Crispy Turkey Skin Bacon
Overhead view of a bowl of the best roasted red pepper hummus is topped with chopped roasted red peppers and feta cheese. Surrounding the bowl are scallions, sliced yellow bell peppers, pitas and sliced cucumbers.
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Best Guacamole Recipe with Bacon - guacamole with bacon and chips
Bacon and Blue Cheese Guacamole
Boursin Stuffed Mushrooms
Boursin Stuffed Mushrooms
The best cheese ball is in the center of a platter and surrounded by crackers.
Classic Cheese Ball
Honey Hazelnut Baked Brie
Honey Hazelnut Baked Brie
Peanut Butter Protein Balls
Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Energy Balls
Ceviche with Avocado and Grilled Corn
Ceviche With Avocado and Grilled Corn
Miso Chicken Wings
Miso Glazed Chicken Wings
Shrimp with Orange Beurre Blanc
Shrimp with Orange Beurre Blanc
Goat Cheese Bacon Pops
Goat Cheese Bacon Pops