Let’s not overlook the Thanksgiving appetizers! From savory bites like steak bruschetta and bacon-wrapped dates to creamy dips and cheese platters, these appetizers offer a wide variety of flavors your guests will love. Whether hosting a formal dinner or a casual gathering, Thanksgiving appetizers add the perfect touch to the holiday tradition.
Prosciutto Wrapped Pears with Manchego
The holidays are getting closer, and it’s time to entertain! These Prosciutto Wrapped Pears with Manchego and Arugula are easy to make when last minutes guests arrive. They are two bites of sweet and savory heaven!
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Baked Brie with Cranberry Sauce
This warm Baked Brie with Cranberry Sauce is the perfect easy appetizer for any season. It’s just the right amount of tart and sweet!
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Roasted Red Pepper Dip
This easy Roasted Red Pepper Dip is perfect for the busy holiday season. It’s so easy to make and sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
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Baked Brie with Fig Jam
Baked Brie with Fig Jam is an easy crowd-pleasing appetizer with only 4 simple ingredients and 10 minutes of baking time. You will love the creamy combination of warm brie, sweet jam, and crunchy pecans.
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Steak and Shiitake Mushroom Bruschetta Crostini Appetizers
This steak and shiitake mushroom bruschetta crostini is a really tasty canapé. Since the steak and mushrooms are served on toasted bread, it’s a handy finger food option for parties. This beef crostini with mushrooms is the kind of appetizer you might take from a tray at a party.
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Garlic Herb Bread Wreath
It is sure to appeal to garlic bread fans and pairs beautifully with any holiday dinner. Making homemade bread can be really simple and this easy bread recipe proves it. And homemade bread is irresistible – everyone will want to grab a piece!
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Brie Cranberry Bites
The creaminess of brie cheese pairs beautifully with the sweet flavour of cranberry sauce in these brie cranberry bites in puff pastry. These delightful little bites are perfect for any season or occasion and each one boasts plenty of wonderful flavour.
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Italian Antipasto Board
Why not let this Italian antipasto board appetizer, or holiday antipasto wreath, become a new traditional treat around the holidays? It’s a delicious party appetizer platter that offers something for every palate, including cheese, deli meats, vegetables, and a garlicky herb dressing.
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Air Fryer Pigs In A Blanket
Air Fryer Pigs in a Blanket are made with mini cocktail sausages, and crescent rolls baked in the Air Fryer in just a few minutes. It’s a delicious recipe the whole family will love.
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Hot Crab Dip
Appetizers are the best part of parties, they are easy to make and so much fun to eat. This Hot Crab Dip is one of my favorite easy appetizers to take to parties.
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Air Fryer Potato Skins
These Air Fryer Potato Skins are crispy, loaded, and delicious! Made with petite potatoes, cheese, bacon, sour cream, and chives. It’s the perfect easy air fryer appetizer everyone loves to snack on.
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Baked Brie with Sweet Red Pepper Jam
This delicious jam is dolloped on top of brie cheese that has been baked in a 375 degree F oven for 15 minutes. Top with toasted pine nuts and a sprinkle of parsley. It’s melty, gooey and utter perfection.
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This chicken pakora has a succulent chicken piece coated with a crunchy and crispy gram flour batter. Marinated in spices, the chicken offers a flavorful taste, making it a delicious snack or appetizer.
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Cream Cheese Balls
Cream cheese balls make an excellent appetizer for parties and gatherings. They’re especially great when served with sliced vegetables and crackers.
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Instant Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip
This easy Instant Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip recipe is perfect for any holiday party or game day! It can be easily made vegan to fit your dietary restrictions too!
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Bruschetta With Pesto And Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Easy Bruschetta With Pesto And Sun-Dried Tomatoes features homemade basil Pesto, sautéed zucchini, and delicious sun-dried tomatoes. If you’re looking for a very best crowd-pleasing appetizer for birthday party, Thanksgiving or Christmas, you can count on this Basil Pesto Bruschetta to deliver. Easy to make and absolutely delicious!
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Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip
Creamy, tangy, herby and full of flavor thanks to fresh dill and chives. SO GOOD. This simple yogurt ranch dip will take your veggie platter to a whole new dipping level!
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Puff Pastry Cheese Straws With Three Cheeses
These puff pastry cheese straws use three different cheeses making these savory snacks really tasty. The best thing is you can have them ready in less than half an hour.
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Bacon Bourbon Jam
Bacon lovers, get ready to fall in love with this easy bacon bourbon jam recipe. Enjoy this savory and sweet bacon spread with brie, bread, and crackers for a mouthwatering treat!
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Vegan Polenta Bites With Black Olive Tapenade
If you need a quick vegan appetizer idea, these Polenta Bites will do the trick. Crispy polenta topped with a tangy Kalamata Olive-Caper spread create a mouthwatering appetizer that everyone will love.
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Simple Charcuterie Board
This Simple Charcuterie Board is the perfect appetizer to serve at a party or holiday gathering! Arranged with an assortment of cured meats, cheese, fruits, gluten-free crackers and bread, nuts, and a handful of other tasty ingredients. Learn how to put this simple charcuterie board together in just 15 minutes!
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Cheesy Apple Bites
These Cheesy Apple Bites are the easiest and the quickest apple appetizers you can serve to your guests during the holidays. They are made with Autumn Glory Apples that taste like candy with cinnamon and caramel undertones.
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Roasted Grape Crostini with Goat Cheese and Walnuts
These slow roasted grape crostini with goat cheese and walnuts with a drizzle of honey are truly sublime. They’re a yummy and festive ppetizer for a gathering or holiday.
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Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip
There’s nothing like this Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip recipe for an indulgent, creamy, delicious appetizer or snack! Every bite is full of cheesy, savory flavor. Enjoy with fresh-cut vegetables, pita chips, on sandwiches, or any way you like!
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Mascarpone Stuffed Dates
These Mascarpone Stuffed Dates are topped off with nuts and pomegranate seeds and drizzled with honey. Ready in less than 20 minutes, these are the perfect little finger desserts to impress your guests for cocktail parties, quick get-togethers, or even when you want to satisfy your own sweet tooth.
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.