Showing posts with label appetizers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label appetizers. Show all posts

Appealing Appetizer Recipes


If you are planning a summer party, you need to start thinking about appetizers! I gathered 15 of my favorites from my blogging friends to share with you, just in case you need some snack inspo!
From the best stuffed mushrooms to a gorgeous grilled pizza, this collection of appealing appetizer recipes has a little something for everyone!

I don't know if anyone else does this but sometimes when we go out to dinner I just order the appetizer sampler and make a meal of it. I love to try all of the tasty bites that are offered! I can't resist a good appetizer. This collection has a whole lot of goodies in it. I know you will find a few recipes you love. Be sure to click thru the links to get the whole recipe.

Mushrooms Neptune by The Girl on the Bloor

These creamy seafood stuffed mushrooms are the ultimate appetizer for a party! So delicious and easy to serve.

Easy Baked Brie with Nuts and Honey by Gypsy Plate

Baked brie is always a great idea for a starter. This recipe is sweet, creamy and crunchy, and perfect for spreading!

Raspberry Goat Cheese Bites by Quiche My Grits

Goat cheese has such a great flavor on its own; but complemented by raspberries? It is so appetizing!

Chicken Cranberry Brie Wonton Tacos by Powered by Mom

These little wonton tacos have so many great flavors at play! They might be the star of the show when you serve them!

Seafood Nachos by Cooking with Curls

Nachos are always a good idea for a crowd. Adding seafood makes them feel and taste very elegant!

Cream Cheese Stuffed Peppers by Through the Fibro

These little pepper bites are stuffed with cream cheese for a great starter to share.

Turkey Taco Cups by Ottawa Mommy Club

Turkey taco cups are bite sized for party food; made with turkey, they are also guilt free. Go ahead and have two!

Caprese Skewers by Low Carb Spark

Simple is always super appealing for appetizers. You can't go wrong with the flavors of caprese when serving a crowd!

Bacon Wrapped Scallops by Summer Yule

Scallops are popular appetizers for good reason; they are delicious. This recipe wraps them in bacon to make them the perfect addition to any spread of food!

Bleu Cheese, Cucumber and Watermelon Appetizers by Amy Casey Cooks

Bleu cheese, cucumber and watermelon come together to make an appetizer that is complex,colorful and so satisfying to serve to guests!

Grilled Olives  by Bakers Beans

Grilled olives make for such an appealing appetizer to offer to guests! They will love the flavor released with the grilling process!

Beef Wellington Bites by Pizzazzerie

Want to serve something small that tastes like the definition of elegance? These beef wellington bites will do the trick, in style!

Cold Marinated Shrimp by Best Appetizer

This recipe is perfect for summer entertaining. No need to heat up the house cooking, you can serve these cold marinated shrimp to rave reviews everytime!

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail by Savoring the Good

Spice up shrimp cocktail by giving it a distinctly Mexican flavor. Your guests will love this spin on classic.

Grilled Arugula Pizza by Joy Filled Eats

Slices of grilled arugula pizza are perfect for a garden party, or as a starter to a great BBQ with friends!

Find more yummy appetizer recipes here:

Loaded jalapeno bites

Cold Veggie Pizza

Jalapeno Popper Spread

Creamy and spreadable, this Jalapeno Popper Spread recipe comes together easily, adds the perfect touch of heat to the cool creaminess of the cheese and best of all... it has bacon in it!

You guys, there are some things in this life that are made for one reason only, to enjoy. On my list of things one is meant to enjoy, no arguments you will find cream cheese, jalapeno peppers, and bacon, as well as the good stuff like puppy breath, the softness of tissues and a luxury pillows.

If there are things meant to enjoy in life, is it wrong to want to enjoy them at the same time? Is it crazy to snuggle a puppy chilling on a luxury pillow with a soft tissue at your disposal? Nah... not crazy, unless you mean crazy awesome. So, why not take a few favorite foods and combine them into one awesome spread to serve at your next party?

This is so easy and yummy that you might want to make a double batch if you are tailgating. It will go fast!
You can serve it with a nice bread, any kind of crackers, or if you thin it down a little, you could use this as a dip!

2 Jalapeno Peppers
6 ounces of softened cream cheese
4 ounces of shredded cheddar cheese
4 ounces of real bacon bits

Remove the seeds from your peppers and chop them.

Add to the cream cheese.
Add shredded cheese.

Add bacon.
Mix well, with a fork until well blended.

Serve with crackers or on bread. This also makes a delicious addition to just about any sandwich you might make!