Follow CenterCutCook:

Best Appetizers

the best appetizers

The Best Appetizers Ever, perfect to bring to a party and easy to feed a crowd. All of these mouth-watering appetizers are winners!

If you are looking for the best appetizers to bring to a party, you have come to the right place. I can’t tell you how often friends and family ask me for advice when they are planning a party. They want to know which appetizers and snacks they should make that are going to “wow” their guests and feed a crowd, so I decided to make a collection of the Best Appetizers ever! There’s something for everyone in this list, and all of them are sure to be a hit! If you’re looking for the best appetizers of all time, look no further!

Whether you are looking for a popular dip, stuffed mushrooms, or some other kind of appetizer. This list is sure to provide some of the best crowd-pleasing appetizers!

So go ahead and browse these awesome recipes below. I’m sure you won’t be disappointed!

Cucumber Sandwiches – This Cucumber Sandwich Recipe is made with cream cheese and seasonings on cocktail rye bread with thinly sliced cucumber. The perfect appetizer for parties and showers – cucumber sandwiches are easy to make and always a favorite!

Cucumber Sandwiches

BLT Wraps – These BLT Wraps feature crisp bacon, juicy grape tomatoes, shredded lettuce, and a special sauce (NOT mayo) that make these standout! You will love them for lunch, a snack, or even an appetizer!

BLT Wraps

Ham and Cheese Pinwheels – These Ham and Cheese Pinwheels are made with seasoned cream cheese spread, fresh slices of deli ham and cheese and rolled up on tortillas and cut into pieces. Pinwheels are a fun appetizer or snack that are quick and easy and perfect for any occasion. Make them ahead of time for parties!

Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries – Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries are the perfect no-bake treat! Juicy strawberries stuffed with delicious cheesecake filling are the ultimate indulgence! Dip them in Chocolate to take them to a whole new level!

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta {Olive Garden Copycat} – This Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta is a copycat of the popular version at Olive Garden restaurants! With lots of baked gooey cheese and served with toasty bread, you’ll be making this appetizer over and over!

Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta {Olive Garden Copycat}

Cheesy Bean Dip {Texas Trash} – Cheesy Bean Dip made with real cheddar cheese (instead of Velveeta), cream cheese, sour cream, chili beans, and taco seasoning. Also known as Texas Trash, serve this bean dip with tortilla chips and you’ve got yourself the perfect appetizer!

Cheesy Bean Dip {Texas Trash}

Pizza Dip – Pepperoni Pizza Dip brings together everything you love about pizza – ooey gooey cheese, delicious sauce, and fabulous toppings!

Pizza Dip

Grilled Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers – Light grilled stuffed (vegetarian) mini bell peppers work perfectly as a side dish, or as an appetizer! Stuffed with cream cheese, a little sour cream, cilantro and lime, these stuffed bell peppers are flavorful and delicious!

Grilled Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers

Loaded Baked Potato Nachos – These Loaded Baked Potato Nachos are similar in concept to traditional nachos except they’re made with potato slices and topped with all of your favorite baked potato toppings!

Loaded Baked Potato Nachos

Crispy Breaded Mushrooms – Crispy, crunchy breaded mushrooms, served with cool ranch dip. Yum!

Crispy Breaded Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms – The Best Classic Stuffed Mushrooms with a creamy cheesy filling including garlic and parmesan cheese. They are low-carb and keto friendly and the perfect restaurant quality appetizer.

Stuffed Mushrooms

Taco Dip – One of my favorite appetizers of all time, this taco dip served with tortilla chips is easy to make and sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Taco Dip

Ultimate 7 Layer Dip – The order of ingredients in this easy 7 layer dip recipe is key to creating the perfect version that you will make over and over again!

Ultimate 7 Layer Dip

Warm Spinach Artichoke Dip – Creamy, cheesy, warm Spinach Artichoke Dip made with four different types of cheese! This stuff is goooood!

Warm Spinach Artichoke Dip

Four Cheese Lasagna Dip – Four Cheese Lasagna Dip with instructions to make it in the oven or the crock pot! Served with garlic breadsticks as dippers, this ooey gooey cheesy dip is sure to be a hit!

Four Cheese Lasagna Dip

Pizza Potato Skins – A fun take on classic potato skins featuring mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, Italian seasoning with pizza sauce for dipping!

Pizza Potato Skins

Cheesy Pretzel Twists – There is nothing like a cheesy pretzel and now you can have your own deliciously easy cheesy pretzel twists at home with this easy recipe. The best part? You don’t need to boil the dough!

Cheesy Pretzel Twists

Veggie Cups with Ranch Dip – Sometimes it’s not about what you make, it’s about how you present it! These Veggie Cups will be a hit at your next party.

Veggie Cups with Ranch Dip

Bacon Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms – Bacon, parmesan cheese, cream cheese, and seasonings get combined together, then stuffed into mushroom caps and baked. It’ll be hard to keep these babies around for longer than a few minutes!

Bacon Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms

The Best Guacamole – Hands-down, my favorite recipe for guacamole. It’s creamy just like guacamole should be, but it’s got incredible flavor with the addition of spices like cumin and a pinch of cayenne pepper!

The Best Guacamole

Fruit Dip – Light and fluffy Fruit Dip that’s easy to make and made with three simple ingredients including cream cheese and marshmallow creme! Perfect with any variety of fruits!

Fruit Dip

Olive Garden Breadsticks Copycat – These garlic butter breadsticks are the perfect Olive Garden copycat. They are perfectly soft and pillowy and coated with that signature salty garlic butter. You will want this for every dinner.

Olive Garden Breadsticks Copycat

Baked Buffalo Wings – Baked buffalo wings are the best snack ever! The wings are baked until super crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside – they’re just as nice as fried wings. They’re then tossed in a rich hot sauce and served with a classic ranch dipping sauce. Yum!

Baked Buffalo Wings

Cheddar and Ham Skewers – This recipe for Cheddar and Ham Skewers made with Sargento Tastings is perfect whether you’re looking for an appetizer to entertain with, or you’re looking for a special crave-worthy afternoon snack.

Cheddar and Ham Skewers

Loaded Potato Skins – Restaurant style Loaded Potato Skins, crispy on the edges and filled with gooey cheddar cheese, crisp bacon, and topped with a dollop of sour cream and chives! Comfort food at its finest!

Loaded Potato Skins

Ham and Pickle Rollups – Delicious ham, pickle, and cream cheese rollups are perfect for an appetizer or snack!

Ham and Pickle Rollups

Smokey Bacon Cheddar Dip – Bacon Cheddar Dip: Extra sharp cheddar cheese is combined with lots of bacon, cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise and just the right seasonings. Then it’s topped with more bacon and cheddar cheese, and baked until warm and bubbly.

Smokey Bacon Cheddar Dip

Queso Blanco Dip – Cheesy, creamy, incredibly smooth with just the right amount of ‘kick,’ this Queso Blanco is the ultimate cheese dip perfect for dipping!

Queso Blanco Dip

Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies – Little Smokies get wrapped in bacon then sprinkled with brown sugar and baked until the bacon is crispy! Served with spicy ketchup on the side, these Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies are perfect for entertaining!

Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies

BBQ Bacon Ranch Dip – This make-ahead BBQ bacon ranch dip is perfect for your next barbecue and combined with bacon, cream cheese, shredded cheese, it’s insanely delicious!

BBQ Bacon Ranch Dip

Cheesy Bacon Jalapeno Corn Dip – Gooey cheese, smoky bacon and lots of corn – this cheesy bacon jalapeno corn dip is going to be everyone’s favorite at your next party!

Cheesy Bacon Jalapeno Corn Dip

Garlic Cheese Bread – This Garlic Cheesy Bread is so quick to make, has tons of flavor, and is so delicious! The perfect side for dinner!

Garlic Cheese Bread

Pepperoni Pizza Bread Roll-Up – This Pepperoni Pizza Bread Roll-Up is such a fun recipe for parties, just oozing with lots of melty mozzarella cheese, your favorite pizza sauce, and pepperoni or any other pizza toppings of your choice.

Pepperoni Pizza Bread Roll-Up

Vidalia Onion Dip – Vidalia Onion Dip Recipe made from scratch with cream cheese, swiss cheese, cheddar cheese, and finely chopped vidalia onions baked until golden brown and bubbly! This is a super easy recipe and the result is a creamy delicious dip everyone will love.

Vidalia Onion Dip

Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Crisps – Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Tortilla Chip Crisps works perfectly as an appetizer, snack or dessert. Use any fruits that you’d like, fresh fruits that are in season will provide the best result!

Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Crisps

Grilled Shrimp Bruschetta – Grilled Shrimp Bruschetta {with balsamic glaze} – toasted bread topped with fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic, mozzarella cheese, grilled shrimp, and a drizzle of Mandarano’s Balsamic Glaze!

Grilled Shrimp Bruschetta

Bacon, Cheese and Ranch Pull Apart Bread – Bacon & Cheese Pull Apart Bread with Ranch Dipping Sauce is ooey and gooey with lots of melty cheese, crispy bacon and homemade ranch dressing on the side! It’s our version of the popular recipe that has taken Pinterest by storm.

Bacon, Cheese and Ranch Pull Apart Bread

Cheesy Chipotle Dip! – This oh-so Cheesy Chipotle Dip comes together in a snap because it’s made in the blender! Served with red pepper strips and tortilla chips this is a fun dip to serve at parties!

Cheesy Chipotle Dip!

Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Mushrooms – All of the yumminess of a jalapeño popper stuffed inside a mushroom! Super easy and delicious appetizer that is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Mushrooms

Chicken Lollipops – The perfect appetizer, these tender chicken lollipops have a light and crisp batter. They’re served with delicious hot, spicy and sweet sauce. So much better than takeout!

Chicken Lollipops

Crispy Baked Onion Rings – Who knew the words crispy and baked could go together so well? These Crispy Baked Onion Rings are proof that they do!

Crispy Baked Onion Rings

Buttery Mini Soft Pretzel Bites – These buttery mini soft pretzel bites are the perfect dipper for all of your favorite dips!

Buttery Mini Soft Pretzel Bites

Black Bean Hummus – Middle East meets Southwest in this simple, versatile black bean hummus that comes together in just minutes. Use it as a dip or as part of a seven layer appetizer. Spread it on burritos, tostadas and nachos. Or use it to top off a salad or baked potato!

Black Bean Hummus

Pepperoni and Cheese Pizza Muffins – With all the flavours of a classic pizza, these muffins smell just like pepperoni and cheese pizza when they come out of the oven!

Pepperoni and Cheese Pizza Muffins

Fried Pickles – Woah, let me tell you about these fried pickles, yo! They are utterly fan-fricken-tastic. Crispy, crunchy, and just perfect with homemade ranch dip!

Fried Pickles

Chili Queso Dip – A homemade version of the popular Queso Dip, which is spicy, cheesy and a perfect companion to those nachos and fries!

Chili Queso Dip

Cheesy Macho Nachos – Ooey gooey melted cheese, spiced beef, and crispy tortilla chips come together to create these Cheesy Macho Nachos, a fun appetizer or late night snack!

Cheesy Macho Nachos

Fresh Homemade Salsa – This simple and fresh homemade salsa goes from garden to table in just minutes. Eat it right away or let the flavors mingle for a day or two in the fridge for spicy, delicious fiesta in your mouth!

Fresh Homemade Salsa

Simple Homemade Hummus – This simple homemade hummus is easy to make and less expensive than traditional hummus recipes that have tahini in them. The cayenne gives it a little extra "kick". It’s great as a dip, in a wrap, or spread over pitas.

Simple Homemade Hummus

Instant Pot Cheesy Southwest Corn & Bacon Dip – This super easy Instant Pot Cheesy Southwest Corn and Bacon Dip is perfect to serve a crowd! A delicious appetizer that is perfect for any occasion.

Instant Pot Cheesy Southwest Corn & Bacon Dip

Crispy Mozzarella Bites with Honey Sriracha Mayo – Make these Crispy Mozzarella Bites with honey sriracha mayo for parties, game day or an awesome snack time treat!

Crispy Mozzarella Bites with Honey Sriracha Mayo

Nacho Cheese – Sunday nights and Taco Tuesdays just got a whole lot tastier with this simple recipe for homemade nacho cheese.

Nacho Cheese

Baked Zucchini Chips – An easy, healthy snack these baked zucchini chips will have you licking your fingers. It’s low carb and perfect when the in-between hunger hits you!

Baked Zucchini Chips

Leave a Comment

Click to Load Comments