This Thanksgiving charcuterie board is a display of meats, cheeses, nuts, crackers, fall fruit and seasonal treats. A super easy yet impressive appetizer that is sure to be a hit at your Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving gathering.
Pigs in a Blanket are a classic party snack made with cocktail wieners wrapped in crescent dough, then baked to golden brown perfection. They’re an easy and crowd-pleasing appetizer that can be doubled or tripled to serve a crowd.
Cranberry Brie Bites are an impressive (but easy) appetizer with vibrant colors and the perfect combination of sweet and savory. The ingredients are easy to keep on hand during the holiday season so you can prepare these in a snap.
Dress up antipasto into an eye-catching, festive wreath! Mix and match different types of meat on each skewer, pairing it with mozzarella pearls, basil, cherry tomatoes, olives, and artichoke hearts. There are endless options to choose from, and it's actually way easier than it looks!
Loaded with savory sausage, creamy pimento cheese, and Red Lobster’s Biscuit mix, this delicious Cheddar Bay Sausage Balls recipe is perfect for serving at holiday parties. Super simple to make, they only take 20 minutes in the oven, and use only 3 ingredients.
Serve this pumpkin-shaped Everything Bagel Cheese Ball appetizer and watch everyone go crazy and ask for the recipe. Best of all, it’s easy to make ahead in 15 minutes, chill, and have ready for your gathering.
These mini Mushroom Pies are filled with a savory mushroom, thyme and garlic filling encased in a flaky, buttery pie dough. Packed with rich, savory flavor, they’re an adorable yet elevated appetizer that can even be made ahead and frozen until ready to bake.
Cream Cheese Corn Dip is loaded with fresh corn, cream cheese, crumbled feta and smoky spices. Get ready for rave reviews, because the fresh flavor stands out and will make your guests swoon. Make it ahead and bake it when you're ready, or serve it cold with tortilla chips and veggies for dipping.
This super quick light and creamy Everything Bagel Goat Cheese Dip is such an easy and fun appetizer. Make your own everything bagel seasoning (or buy a bottle at the store) and top the dip with capers, dill, and shaved carrot "lox" to make it a showpiece!
If you need a really easy appetizer for the holidays, this Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip will do the trick! Just three ingredients including cream cheese, cranberry sauce and sugar, it can also double as a dessert.
Tater Tot Appetizer Cups are crispy, cheesy, and filled with flavor. Everyone will love the crunchy tater tot cups filled with classic toppings like sour cream, bacon bits, and chives. You can make them ahead and store them in the fridge until ready to bake.
Alabama Fire Crackers are a crispy, fun snack made with saltine crackers, spices and red pepper flakes for a spicy and delicious kick! So simple and crazy delicious, and could be the perfect accompaniment to a cheese tray.
If you’re looking for a simple appetizer that looks impressive, these Puff Pastry Brie Bites are going to steal the show. With only 10 minutes to prep and the option to make ahead up to 3 days in advance, just top with your favorite jam for a unique flavor everyone at the party will love!
Sweet and Savory Seasoned Pretzels are coated with brown sugar, smoked paprika, lemon zest, rosemary, and just a bit of cayenne pepper for the perfect combo of sweet and smokey with just a hint of spice. Serve them on their own, or pair them with the maple mustard dipping sauce and take them over the top.
Mini cheese balls are a bite-sized version of the classic party appetizer - cheese balls! The cheese balls are served in individual portions rolled in nuts and bacon and topped with salty pretzel sticks!
Spinach Artichoke Puff Pastry Pinwheels have all the delicious flavors of spinach artichoke dip in a fun bite-sized finger food. You can even make them ahead of time and freeze them to make life easier.
Bacon Wrapped Smokies are a family classic that always hit the spot. Little smokies sausages wrapped in bacon with a brown sugar mustard mixture is pure deliciousness. You’ll love that they only have 4 ingredients, and take just minutes to assemble.
Bloody Mary Deviled Eggs take the concept of traditional eggs and add in rich ingredients like slaw dressing, pickle juice, tomato paste, paprika, and more, to make a unique gourmet deviled eggs with a Bloody Mary feel.
Sundried Tomato Crostini is a quick and easy recipe that’s sure to leave your guests impressed. The flavorful combo of sundried tomatoes, various cheeses, basil, and a hint of garlic creates an addicting savory appetizer. Best of all you can make them in less than fifteen minutes!
Cheesy Bacon and Broccoli Dip transforms frozen broccoli, bacon and cheese into a creamy and cheesy, easy and very addictive hot party appetizer. It’s perfect for scooping up on crackers or corn chips or spreading on your favorite bread.
Salami Rollups with cream cheese and fresh herbs are easy to make and fun to serve! Make them into a cornucopia shape for a fun Thanksgiving finger food idea, or add them to your next meat and cheese tray.
This Bacon Cheddar Cheese Ball is just as delicious as it sounds. Basically a giant ball of cream cheese and cheddar rolled around in bacon, it’s always a crowd-pleasing snack when served with a variety of crackers. You can't go wrong!
Perfect for Friendsgiving or non-traditional Thanksgiving celebrations (or just anyone who loves taco flavor!) Baked tortilla cups are filled with a taco-spiced cream cheese mixture and topped with all your favorite taco toppings to create these miniature taco bites.
Thanksgiving Jarcuterie makes for a cute individual appetizer that everyone will love. Include your favorite charcuterie ingredients in a pre-portioned cup or jar, and everyone can snack while they mingle.
Ready to make some cute Thanksgiving appetizers?
I hope this list of fun Thanksgiving apps has given you tons of inspiration for what starters to serve or bring to your celebration.
Everyone will be so appreciative of having something to snack on while they mingle wait for the big meal.