8 Easy Party Appetizers

With party season in full swing, we all need a few crazy easy appetizers to both bring to parties and serve at our own shindigs too. Here are 8 Easy Party Appetizers from my kitchen, to yours!

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Since we’re all crazy busy, it’s essential to have a few super easy appetizer options that can be made in record time or even prepped in advance.

These tasty options can be made with just a few ingredients and make entertaining a breeze!

8 Easy Party Appetizers

Quick, easy, and totally delicious, these Mini Candied Pecan Cranberry Goat Cheese Balls make a tasty party appetizer for fancy yet fuss-free entertaining! Ready in 10 minutes.
Mini Candied Pecan Cranberry Goat Cheese Balls
5 from 18 votes
Quick, easy, and totally delicious, these Mini Candied Pecan Cranberry Goat Cheese Balls make a tasty party appetizer for fancy yet fuss-free entertaining!
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1. Mini Candied Pecan Cranberry Goat Cheese Balls

Quick, easy, and totally delicious, these Mini Candied Pecan Cranberry Goat Cheese Balls make a tasty party appetizer for fancy yet fuss-free entertaining that’s ready in under 15 minutes! No goat cheese handy? Try this equally speedy Cranberry Walnut Holiday Cheese Ball made with cream cheese – YUM!

Spicy Southern Hot Corn
Spicy Southern Hot Corn
4.98 from 70 votes
This sassy Southern-style recipe has been part of our holiday meal tradition for years and doubles as a side dish AND a dip.
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2. Hot Corn Dip

This sassy Southern-style recipe has been part of our go-to crowd pleaser for years and it’s always surprising just how easy it is to make! Get ready to rock those parties and potlucks and be sure to have a printed copy of the recipe handy – people will totally harass you for it! #truestory

Love shrimp? I made a seafood studded version of my crazy popular hot corn dip and it’s nothing short of amazing! My neighbors and I go bonkers over it!

This Italian restaurant copycat will rock your socks! Grab a baguette and your favorite extra virgin olive oil to make this delicious restaurant-style olive oil and herb bread dip!
Restaurant-Style Olive Oil and Herb Bread Dip
4.90 from 39 votes
This Carraba’s bread dip copycat is packed with flavor and oh-so-easy to make!
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3. Restaurant-Style Olive Oil and Herb Bread Dip

This Italian restaurant copycat is guaranteed to rock your socks! Grab a crusty baguette and your favorite extra virgin olive oil to make this delicious garlicky herbed bread dip in no time at all. My family and friends absolutely adore it and it makes a crazy easy potluck or party offering.

Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms
Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms
5 from 29 votes
These easy cheesy Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms are stuffed to the brim with the most amazing garlic, parmesan, and spinach cream cheese filling. They’re great as a party appetizer and can even be prepped in advance the day before!
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4. Spinach stuffed mushrooms

These cheesy spinach stuffed mushrooms are a total crowd pleaser and one of my most popular appetizer recipes this time of year! Serve them up as a quick and easy party appetizer and be sure to check out the make-ahead instructions for easy peasy entertaining!

Creamy Cilantro Cucumber Dip
Creamy Cilantro Cucumber Dip
5 from 15 votes
This Creamy Cilantro Cucumber Dip is quick, easy, and so incredibly delicious! Mayo-free and easily made ahead, pair it with veggies for a healthy appetizer or snack.
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5. Creamy Cilantro Cucumber Yogurt Dip

This Creamy Cilantro Cucumber Dip is quick, easy, and so incredibly delicious! This delish dip is mayo-free and easily made ahead, pair it with veggies and gluten-free crackers for a healthy party appetizer that is sure to vanish fast.

Honey, Apricot, and Almond Goat Cheese Spread
5 from 48 votes
Honey, Apricot, and Almond Goat Cheese Spread: This easy, cheesy appetizer will add a burst of color and a whole lot of deliciousness to your holiday table!
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6. Apricot Goat Cheese Log

This easy, cheesy appetizer will add a burst of color and a whole lot of deliciousness to your holiday spread! We’re crazy about the savory sweetness that ensues when creamy goat cheese is combined with dried apricots, jam, honey, and almonds. It’s crazy easy to make and totally addictive spread on buttery crackers or toasts!

Quick, easy, and totally tasty, these healthy hummus stuffed peppers are sure to be a hit at your next party!
Healthy Hummus Stuffed Peppers
5 from 5 votes
Stuffed peppers with a healthy twist! Make a few as a healthy after school snack or whip up a whole tray to feed a crowd!
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7. Hummus Stuffed Peppers

Quick, easy, and totally tasty, these healthy hummus stuffed peppers are sure to be a hit at your next party! Sweet mini peppers make a perfect bite-sized snack for gatherings. This healthy appetizer option is not only a breeze to make ahead of time, it’s also a gloriously gluten-free and vegan option for friends and family to enjoy!

Mediterranean Feta Dip Recipe
Mediterranean Feta Dip
5 from 38 votes
This easy Mediterranean Feta Dip can be served as a tasty party appetizer with pita chips or as a flavorful salad topper!
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8. Mediterranean Feta Dip

This Greek inspired appetizer is fantastic served as a dip with pita chips, tortilla chips, warm flatbread, cucumber slices, fresh/toasted baguette slices, or halved sweet mini peppers. It’s also great the next day served on a salad or a pita sandwich/wrap. Delicious!

You can also add it to phyllo shells to make little feta dip cups! They always vanish fast.

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Hope these easy party appetizers help you spend more time out of the kitchen and more time partying it up with family and friends! xoxo

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Jenn Laughlin

Jenn Laughlin created Peas and Crayons in 2009 after graduating with B.S. in Dietetics from Florida State University while working as a Nutrition Educator for WIC. The goal was simple: create and share delicious tested and perfected recipes with vegetables as the star!

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