If you’re dieting for the holidays this year, you’ve come to the wrong place – the My Big Day team has rounded up ten of our favorite guilty pleasure party appetizers. No counting calories allowed!
Whip up any of these recipes (double or triple them to feed a crowd), and you’ll be getting all the compliments. To promote safe partying during the pandemic, we’ve chosen bite-sized apps for your guests. Bonus: Dishes are optional and clean-up is easy.
Whether you need a little help planning your next event, or want to show up the day-of with everything done, our team with over 15 years of experience in the event industry is here to help. Book now.
Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers
A little spicy? Yep. Super indulgent? Yes. Totally addictive? You bet.
Yield: 12 poppers
Cream Cheese Tortilla Bites
Quick and easy (only 4 ingredients!) and vegetarian.
Yield: 36 bites
Feta and Spinach Puff Pastry Appetizers
These fancy pastries look as good as they taste and are sure to impress. Vegetarian.
Yield: 27 pastries
Ritz Crackers Party Sandwiches
Yes, the nostalgic snack is still a party favorite. Customize with your own favorite cheese and meat, or cheese and roasted veggies.
Yield: 48 sandwiches
Crockpot Apple Butter and Bourbon Meatballs
Sweet and tangy. Add hot sauce for an extra kick.
Yield: 32 meatballs
Cranberry Havarti Bites
Decadent, creamy, and tangy.
Yield: 16 bites
Cranberry Brie Crostini Bites
Cranberry + brie is a sophisticated holiday combo, and this recipe can be made in advance and then assembled in just minutes on party day.
Yield: 24 toasts
Twice Baked Potato Bites
Like a mini baked potato with all the toppings, crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.
These snacking skewers are like a portable charcuterie board, without the touching-something-someone-else-has-touched.
Yield: 18 skewers
Mini Bacon Ranch Cheese Balls on a Pretzel Stick
These salty, satisfying game-day snacks make a popular party app.
Visit our Party Appetizers Pinterest board for many more party-worthy recipes. For more party planning tips and ideas, follow My Big Day on Facebook and Instagram.
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