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30 Amazing Appetizers That Will Rock Your Party!

June brings us warmer, longer days, which draw us outdoors to celebrate with cocktail parties, graduations, weddings, birthday parties and easy get-togethers with friends. Delicious appetizers are a must to satisfy your guests’ appetites before the main course. Finger foods, dippity dips, small  bites and nibbles are the perfect starters for any social gathering.

Dazzle your guests with this array of tempting bites of goodness. These mouth-watering morsels will be the hit of the party.

They’re just enough to warrant a cool, refreshing drink. Something salty, something savory, something just to nibble as fun, light conversation drifts throughout the party. Choose these delectable appetizers for your next cocktail gathering!

From dips to pull apart cheesy bread to marinated olives, grab your glass of wine and browse these wonderful appetizers that will get your party started!

Bacon-Wrapped Dates. These bacon-wrapped dates are a popular wine bar delicacy. Find the Recipe Here from Chindeep

Hot Pepperoni Muffuletta Dip. A favorite cajun sandwich turned into a hot dip. Find the Recipe Here from Renee’s Kitchen Adventures.

Marinated Olives. Munch on marinated olives with herbs & a red wine vinaigrette at your next get-together. Find the Recipe here from A Dish of Daily Life.

Creole Drumettes with Herbs & Smoky Chipotle Sour Cream Sauce. March to the beat of your own drumette! Find the recipe here from Ally’s Kitchen.

Garlic Roast Beef Pinwheels. It only takes 5-10 minutes to put these together, and they can be rolled up ahead of time! Find the Recipe Here from Life Tastes Good.

Crockpot Chicken Taco Dip. Get the fiesta going with this popular dip! Find the Recipe Here from Ari’s Menu.

Irish Nachos. Seasoned, sliced potatoes are covered in melted cheese and bacon for the perfect appetizer! Find Recipe Here from Cooking With Curls.

Guacamole with Feta, Pistachios and Pomegranate Seeds. Amped up guacamole! Find the Recipe Here from My Sequined Life.

Succulent Salmon Dip. This is enough to make at least 8 hungry people very happy. Find the Recipe here from The Rowdy Baker.

Thousand Island Meatballs. The perfect bite-size appetizer! Find the RecipeHere from The Bitter Side of Sweet.

Prosciutto Artichoke Spinach Dip. Fontina cheese and prosciutto bump this Artichoke Spinach Dip up a notch! Find the Recipe Here from Crumbs in My Mustachio.

Chipotle Shrimp Jalapeño Poppers. A spicy Chipotle Shrimp Jalapeño Popper stuffed with blended cheeses, spicy chipotle sauce and jumbo shrimp pieces. Find the Recipe Here from Mariah’s Pleasing Plates.

Buffalo Chicken & Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms. Buffalo sauce, chicken and blue cheese packed into fresh mushroom caps, then baked to make an oh-so-fabulously good and juicy flavor explosion in your mouth! Find the Recipe Here from Sumptuous Spoonfuls.

Green Chile Chicken Salad. Green Chile Chicken Salad is full of tender chicken, savory green chilies and crunchy radishes in a tangy sour cream lime dressing. Find Recipe Here from Thyme for Cocktails.

Bacon, Asiago & Caramelized Onion Dip. Bacon, cheese and onions! Oh my! Find the Recipe Here Moore or Less Cooking Food Blog.

Easy Green Onion Dip. This dip is full of flavor and a quick fix for boring party food! Find the Recipe Here from Honey and Birch.

Roasted Strawberry Caprese Crostini. Roasted Strawberry Caprese Crostini is a fruity twist on the classic caprese salad. These small bites are perfect for spring and summer entertaining! Find the Recipe Here from Flavor The Moments.

Enchilada Dip. Cheesy enchiladas in a dip! Find the Recipe here from Life with the Crust Cut Off.

Jalapeno Popper Dip. This dip is ooey, gooey, cheesy and spicy with a gorgeous crumb topping. Find the Recipe Here from Moore or Less Cooking Food Blog.

Cheesy Bacon Pull Apart Bread. The cheese is oozy, the bacon is smoky and the bread is crunchy. What more can you ask for? Perfect for feeding a crowd since each person can “pull apart” his or her individual bite. Find the Recipe Here Living Sweet Moments.

Buffalo Chicken Dip. This robust creamy dip tastes like Buffalo Chicken Wings without the mess! Serve it hot with celery sticks or veggies. Find the Recipe Here from Moore or Less Cooking Food Blog.

Pesto Cheesy Bites. Only four ingredients are needed for this zesty appetizer! Find the Recipe Here Moore or Less Cooking Food Blog.

Spinach Feta Wonton Cups. These easy and flavorful wonton cups are perfect for a crowd! Find the Recipe Here Basilmomma.

Cheddar Pecan Dip. Roasted pecans give this dip a delicious crunch. Sharp white cheddar cheese and freshly grated Parmesan add a zesty bite. Find the Recipe Here Moore or Less Cooking Food Blog.

Pizza Tarts. Puff pastry Pizza Tarts are quick, easy and delicious, plus they look impressive! Find the Recipe Here from Life Currents.

Baked Seafood Dip. Cheesy Baked Seafood Dip with crab, shrimp and veggies! Find the Recipe Here from Peas and Crayons.

Spinach Artichoke Cream Cheese Dip. Always a popular dip! Find the Recipe Here from Moore or Less Cooking Food Blog.

Pizza Puffs. Stuff store-bought pizza dough with goat cheese and pesto, plus your favorite ingredients! Find the recipe Here from Moore or Less Cooking Food Blog.

Cheesy Sweet Potato Coins with Chipotle Crema. Sweet potatoes are sliced into coins, roasted in the oven and topped with melted cheddar cheese and chipotle crema. They’re the perfect, healthy finger food for entertaining! Find the Recipe Here from The Foodie Physician.

Swiss Cheese Fondue. Bring back the fondue parties! Find the Recipe Here from Tampa Cake Girl.

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Wednesday 4th of November 2015

All of these are great for the holiday parties that we will all be hosting and attending! Thanks for putting this together!

Nicole Neverman

Tuesday 16th of June 2015

These appetizers all look out of this world delicious!!


Tuesday 16th of June 2015

Thank you Nicole! Nettie


Monday 15th of June 2015

What a great group of appetizers! Saving this one for the next party!


Monday 15th of June 2015

Thank you Debra! Nettie


Monday 15th of June 2015

What an amazing collection of appetizers! I keep it in mind for later ;-)


Sunday 14th of June 2015

I see so many awesome recipes that I want to try here! Thanks for sharing my marinated olives, Nettie!! Hope you are having a lovely weekend!


Sunday 14th of June 2015

I love those olives! Happy weekend sweetie! Nettie

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