Easy Appetizer Ideas


Here are unique and easy appetizer ideas to feature on an appetizer bar for any cocktail party or appetizer party.  No recipes, just quick morsels that come together in a snap.  These appetizer ideas are will jump start your culinary imagination

Crostini or cracker, hummus, chopped roasted garlic, olive oil, chopped parsley

Crostini or bread round, roast beef, pesto, sesame oil, soy sauce, chopped cilantro

How to Make Crostini


Cracker, crostini or pita crisp, white bean spread, olive oil, chopped oil-cured olives

Croute, tapenade, feta cheese, sun-dried tomato silvers

Buttery cracker, mini crab cake, remoulade sauce, chopped green onion

Bread base, whipped cream cheese or slice of cheese, cooked pork sausage or chorizo, chopped fresh tomato, chopped parsley

Phyllo shell, chopped artichoke hearts (tossed with fresh basil and garlic), lemon-flavored mayonnaise

Phyllo shell, chili sauce, chopped shrimp, chopped cilantro

Polenta triangle, sautéed red onions, blue cheese, garlic salt

Tortilla rounds, sour cream, mango salsa, squeeze of lime

Tortilla rounds, sour cream, avocado chunks, salsa, chopped jalapeño pepper

Purchased or homemade potato pancakes, applesauce, chicken salad or chopped chicken or ham, onion salt and black pepper

Potato chip or crostini, mayo, chunk tuna, chopped tomatoes or mango, green onion slices

Cracker or mini toast, cream cheese, cranberry sauce, jalapeno slice

Baby baked potato, sour cream, feta cheese, black olives

Mini potato latke, sour cream, chopped dill, caviar

Meringue shell, strawberry jam, chopped pistachios

Chocolate shells or mini tartlets, chocolate pudding or mousse, strawberry chunks

Pastry tartlets, pastry cream or cream cheese mixed with sugar, pitted cherries or chopped peaches, chopped almonds

Brioche slice, Nutella spread, strawberry slice, pesto or chopped basil



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