Cranberry Brie Bites are an impressive 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 guests can just grab a skewer and start snacking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Caprese Skewers look stunning on any holiday table. They are so easy to make and only require a few ingredients. Best of all, they can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge until you're ready to serve them.
Warm Brie Crostini with Cranberry Chutney has all the flavors of the holiday season. Use leftover cranberry chutney or sauce or make it from scratch. The melted brie and cranberry combination is so delicious!
Cranberry Cream Cheese Phyllo Cups are an easy Thanksgiving appetizer that look sophisticated but are actually easy and budget-friendly. You’ll love that it takes only 10 minutes to bake and tastes great served warm or cold.
Bacon Wrapped Chorizo Stuffed Dates can be made with either cream cheese or goat cheese, and both ways are insanely delicious! These easy to make appetizers simply fly off the baking sheet faster than you can make them.
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.
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!
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.
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!
Mediterranean Stuffed Mushrooms are a delightful appetizer with a creamy filling and a distinctly cheesy taste, thanks to the nutritional yeast. They can be made in 30 minutes with affordable ingredients that are easy to find in your local grocery store, and will please vegans and omnivores alike!
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.
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.
Apple Cheddar Crostini has sweet cinnamon apples and sharp cheddar cheese atop a thin, toasted slice of a chewy baguette. The addicting flavor combination will have you coming back for ‘just one more.’ They taste amazing and look pretty too!
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!
Rolled up in puff pastry, Sausage Cranberry Brie Bites just the right amount of savory from the ground sausage, sweetness from the cranberry sauce, and a salty creaminess from the brie. Plus, they look stunning on a platter.
With only 4 ingredients and 5 minutes of hands-on time, Chicken Apple Sausage Appetizers make the best party snack! Start with Aidells chicken apple sausages , cover in a ridiculously delicious maple mustard glaze, then warm in the slow cooker. Serve with toothpicks for an easy finger food.
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.
Festive Mushroom Crostini is an easy and impressive appetizer perfect for holidays and special occasions. Crunchy baguette with grilled mozzarella gets topped with sweet caramelized onions and mushrooms with a hint of balsamic and Dijon mustard for a true show stopper.
Toasted Ravioli are a wildly addicting Olive Garden copycat recipe. Cheese ravioli get breaded then fried (or air fried) until golden brown and crispy. These taste so much better than the restaurant version and are surprisingly super simple to make!
Cheese balls make the perfect holiday appetizer and can be conveniently made into individual, bite size portions. Here are three different, festive versions, including cranberry pistachio cheese balls, bacon chive, and flavor-packed Italian cheese balls.
This easy Burrata Appetizer recipe has fresh burrata cheese drizzled with balsamic reduction and surrounded by pears, prosciutto, dates, jam, toasts, and nuts. It only takes minutes to put together and it’s a total crowd pleaser.
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 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.
Prosciutto-Wrapped Dates are addicting and your guests will love them. Caramelized sweet dates, creamy goat cheese, and salty prosciutto are the perfect combination of salty and sweet. Just 3 ingredients!
Ready to try some of these Thanksgiving finger foods?
I hope this list of Thanksgiving finger foods has given you tons of ideas for bite-size appetizers to make or bring for your festive gathering.
You can feel proud to serve any of these delicious Thanksgiving snacks to your family or friends, without having to spend too much time, effort, or money to do so.