The 21 Best Party Appetizers for Stressed-Out Hosts
Thirty people are coming over tonight, you just finished cleaning the house, you still need to blow-dry your hair and the apps still aren’t done. Relax. Have a glass of wine. These 21 easy, trendy appetizers will lighten your load.
Italian Deli Pinwheel Sandwiches
Everyone loves meat and cheese.
Ketogenic Cherry Tomato Tulips
Keto or not, these four-ingrdient cuties will be a hit.
Brussels Sprout Sliders
Katsu Bites with Chipotle-Gochujang Sauce
They’ve got “trendy” written all over them.
Bacon, Onion and Asiago Fondue
Give the people what they want.
Mini Skillet Pizzas with Mushrooms and Roasted Tomatoes
Yep, you’re allowed to use store-bought dough.
Cheesy Polenta Bites with Brussels Sprouts and Pancetta
We like to call these two-bite wonders.
All-Green Crudités Basket
Trim some veggies and you’re done.
Pimento Cheese Stuffed Shishito Peppers
The classed-up version of jalapeño poppers.
Layered Smoked Salmon Dip with Mini Bagel Chips
This work of art is as easy as chopping and layering.
Italian Bruschetta Bar
Store-bought ingredients do the legwork for you.
Mexican Street Corn Deviled Eggs
Whip ‘em up in under an hour.
Greek Lemon Chicken Skewers with Tzatziki Sauce
Instantly transport everyone to Santorini.
15-Minute Buffalo Chicken Sliders
Rotisserie chicken, we salute you.
Vegetarian Sushi Cups
Assembling them in muffin tins = brilliant.
The Classiest Cheese Balls in the Universe
The moment you’ve been waiting for.
Carrot Pigs in a Blanket
These are always on our menu.
Brie-Stuffed Pretzel Bites
When booze is involved, it’s important to pad everyone’s stomachs.
Julia Turshen’s Skillet Cornbread with Cheddar and Scallions
Set it out with a jar of honey and let people help themselves.
Loaded Baked Potato Chips
Don’t skimp on the fixings.
Baked Gorgonzola Bites
All you need is five ingredients and 30 minutes.