Browse our best ideas for appetizers to get your party planning started. Everyone knows the best parties are the ones with the best food, so pick a variety of appetizer options ranging from stunning hors d'oeuvres to the perfectly crafted (and super easy!) cheese plate. Plan to serve a range of appetizer recipes, baked appetizers, chilled appetizers, and even grilled appetizers, so that you have a constant rotation of platters at the ready, and that there's no back up in the kitchen waiting for the coveted spot in the oven. Start the party with these delicious bites that are sure to enliven everyone's appetite.
100 Appetizer Ideas
When it comes time to plan your next menu, don't let the first course fall to the wayside. Our extensive collection of appetizer recipes will give you all the inspiration you need to "wow" your guests from their very first bite. In a time crunch? We made sure to include a few superfast and make-ahead options for when you need a hors d'oeuvre in a flash.
First up: Crunchy phyllo-wrapped asparagus makes great pick-up bites for a party. You can also chop the prosciutto and sprinkle it on the phyllo if you want.