Looking for Easy Thanksgiving appetizers?
Start your Thanksgiving dinner with these holiday appetizers that will leave your guests asking for more.
Having to get the Thanksgiving dinner ready can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be.
This post provides some easy options for appetizers that are super simple and ready in 30 minutes or less.
The appetizers listed below are all pretty quick to prepare and they will only require a small amount of your time so you don’t get overwhelmed by the big task ahead.
These delicious items will help to tide everyone over before the main course is done, giving you a chance to relax and enjoy your guests when they come in from the cold.
Easy Thanksgiving appetizers
Thanksgiving is just around the corner then you’re likely looking for Thanksgiving appetizers ideas.
As we all know Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving without good Thanksgiving appetizers and Thanksgiving drinks.
These Cranberry Brie Bites are a super easy but beautiful appetizer. Made with crescent roll dough, brie, cranberry sauce and a sprig of rosemary!
These sausage pinwheels are super simple and so good. Serve at a party, for breakfast or even as a meal.
When it comes to party dips, people want three things… amazing bold flavors, TONS of gooey cheese, and great dippers.
This Cheesy Bacon Spinach Dip has all the bases covered for a fun, EASY dip that everyone will love!
With just 5 minutes of prep, these crockpot meatballs simmer in a mouthwatering cranberry bbq sauce that’s perfect for a party or holiday!
Brussels sprouts are individually wrapped in bacon slices, then roasted until the sprouts are meltingly tender and the bacon is crispy.
It’s served alongside a balsamic mayo dip. Recipe here.
These wings come out perfect all the time.
They are the ultimate crispy and sticky wings PACKED with flavor
For this easy Thanksgiving Guacamole recipe here
Easy Thanksgiving Homemade Salsa recipe here
Crescent rolls envelop all-beef hot dogs in a savory, flaky crust that’s irresistible.
This easy 3 ingredient recipe is a family favorite that is ready in under 30 minutes!
These pepperoni pizza crescent rolls are the perfect appetizer or main dish.
Ready in 30 minutes and the perfect kid-friendly snack.
This Baked Bacon Spinach Dip is the ultimate comfort food, blending creamy cheese, smoky bacon, and hearty spinach into a warm, gooey masterpiece.
Perfect for game nights, potlucks, or when you just need a delicious pick-me-up.
Loaded Mashed Potato Balls are a scrumptious blend of creamy mashed potatoes, sharp cheddar, and aromatic chives, encased in a crispy Panko and Parmesan coating.
This easy, make-ahead recipe transforms leftovers into a family-friendly snack, perfect as a holiday appetizer or a delightful treat at potlucks.
The perfect Thanksgiving appetizer!
Cranberry and Orange Crostini is a festive and flavorful appetizer, combining the crispiness of toasted baguette slices with the creamy richness of cream cheese, the sweet and tangy zest of orange marmalade, and the tartness of dried cranberries.
It’s a delightful start to any holiday meal!
Can be made 5 days in advance, making it the perfect Thanksgiving appetizer.
Ready in 30 minutes, Mini Salmon Cakes are a flavorful, protein-packed appetizer, blending succulent salmon, crunchy breadcrumbs, and aromatic spices.
Served with a zesty Sriracha Lemon Aioli sauce, they make a deliciously balanced and crowd-pleasing dish for any occasion!
Perfect salmon cakes every time – great as an appetizer or entree!
This Caramel Apple Cream Cheese Spread is a delicious fall treat that you can make in under five minutes.
It makes the perfect afternoon snack or quick weeknight dessert!
Impress your guests with this homemade Shrimp Cocktail Recipe.
Learn how to make the best oven-baked shrimp and zesty cocktail sauce in just 15 minutes.
This is so much better than a store-bought shrimp ring.
Stuffing Stuffed Mushrooms are the ultimate festive appetizer, combining hearty sausage and aromatic herbs stuffed into earthy mushrooms.
This easy, make-ahead recipe is a versatile and Thanksgiving-worthy starter, sure to impress your guests and elevate your holiday menu with its savory goodness.
These stuffing stuffed mushrooms make the perfect Thanksgiving appetizer, or even a tasty side dish!
Smoked Salmon Cucumber Bites
These smoked salmon cucumber bites are perfect for a party appetizer or a healthy snack.
The perfect Thanksgiving appetizer, these cranberry and prosciutto crostini are the perfect appetizer to get the holiday festivities started!
Lasagna Stuffed Mushrooms
Lasagna Stuffed Mushrooms-stuffed portobello mushrooms filled with ricotta cheese, spinach, marinara sauce, and topped with more cheese and fresh basil.
These stuffed mushrooms taste just like lasagna, I promise you won’t miss the noodles!
Grilled Avocado Caprese Crostini
grilled avocado caprese crostini are the ultimate easy appetizers or snacks to kick off a party, take to a picnic or enjoy at home!
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp
Crispy Bacon Wrapped Shrimp drizzled in an irresistible sticky Honey Garlic Sauce makes the perfect appetizer for any special occasion!
Addictive, quick and easy to make, wow your guests every time!
Roast Butternut and Feta Tartlets
Dinner party menu starter, easily made from a ready-rolled sheet of puff pastry, topped with butternut squash and feta cheese.
Spanakopita Recipe Greek Spinach Pie
Foolproof family recipe for Spanakopita!
Delicious savory Greek pie made of perfectly crispy layers of phyllo dough and a comforting filling of spinach and feta cheese.
Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
The ultimate appetizer for any occasion. super delicious, you will love how fast and simple they are to make!
Warm Bacon Cheese Dip in Sourdough
Warm Bacon Cheese Dip in Sourdough is a favorite appetizer at parties.
The creamy dip is baked in the oven right in the sourdough bowl!
Turkey Veggie Tray
This adorable Turkey Veggie Tray is so simple, even the kids can help!
It’s a perfect centerpiece for your Thanksgiving spread.
Need a last minute Thanksgiving appetizer?
This super cute turkey cheeseball is an easy way to make your turkey table festive with hardly any effort at all.
These easy and delicious cranberry Brie bites are a super simple appetizer or party snack that always gets polished off in minutes!
Pomegranate Jeweled Cheeseball
This Pomegranate Jeweled Cheeseball is loaded with pomegranate and dried cranberries for a beautiful holiday appetizer.
Serve with hot soup, chilled salad, as a snack, or on a cheese board, these croutons are made in minutes with baguette, butter, spices and parmesan cheese.
Crostini Appetizer with Goat Cheese and Pomegranate
A beautiful and delicious appetizer for holiday events combining goat cheese with pomegranate arils and rosemary and lightly drizzled with honey.
Smoked Salmon Appetizer Bites
These Smoked Salmon Appetizers are fantastic to take to gatherings because it is fast to make loads.
Fried Mashed Potato Balls
This potato balls are loaded with bacon, cheese, and onions are perfect for Thanksgiving leftovers!
Put those leftover potatoes to good use and fry up some cheesy mashed potato bites.
These loaded mashed potato balls make the ultimate appetizer or side dish!
Pigs in a Blanket with Cheese
These pigs in a blanket are made with crescent rolls, sausage, and gooey cheese for the ultimate party appetizer.
Mozzarella and Pesto Twists
You only need three ingredients to make these cheesy, pesto-filled twists.
More time to enjoy your company and less time spent cooking.
Tomato Bruschetta with Balsamic Glaze
Tomato bruschetta with balsamic glaze is an easy Italian appetizer topped with tomatoes, onions, garlic, basil and olive oil.
Delicious, fresh and simple.
Made with fresh mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, tortellini and served with a cheesy pesto sauce, these Antipasto Skewers are one party appetizer that everyone loves.
Caprese Salad Skewers
These simple four ingredient caprese salad skewers combine tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, and balsamic in a deliciously fresh appetizer for a party.
Antipasto Christmas Wreath
This Antipasto Christmas Wreath is the cutest holiday appetizer!
It’s ready in just a few minutes and is a lot of fun to make.
Endive Salad Bites with Grilled Feta
These delicious endive salad bites have citrus, grilled feta, toasted nuts, fresh herbs, and pomegranate seeds.
It’s all of winter’s best produce in one dish!
This Thanksgiving appetizer recipe will have your family and friends clamoring for more. It doesn’t get any easier than this.
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Turkey Cheese Rolls
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Spinach Artichoke Tartlets
Caramelized Onion Bites with Mushrooms
Caramelized onion bites with sautéed crimini mushrooms, balsamic caramelized onions, and applewood smoked gruyere cheese.
They’re made with puff pastry and take no time at all to whip up! These are the perfect appetizers to serve your guests this holiday season.
For this easy holiday recipe here
Mini Spinach Feta Pies
For this easy Thanksgiving recipe click here
Caprese Salad Skewers
Easy holiday appetizer recipe here
Brown Sugar Meatballs
This recipe for Brown Sugar-Glazed Turkey Meatballs packs a bite-size punch of sweet and spicy, juicy and delicious.
These meatballs are baked to perfection and are a perfect appetizer for sharing with friends!
For this easy appetizer recipe here
Apricot Ricotta Honey Basil
Best thanksgiving appetizer Apricot Ricotta Honey Basil recipe here
Cranberry Brie Crostini
Sweet, tangy, colorful, and toasted. These Roasted Balsamic Cranberry and Brie Crostini make for the perfect Holiday appetizer.
Thanksgiving Main Dishes
Cider-Glazed Turkey with Roasted Apples
This cider-glazed turkey with roasted apples is a delicious twist on the traditional Thanksgiving turkey.
The apple cider and fresh apples give it a unique flavor that will impress your guests.
Marinated Roast Turkey Breast
This simple roast turkey breast recipe is perfect for small Thanksgivings or just for when you’re craving turkey.
Best Air Fryer Turkey Breast Recipe
Grace your holiday table with the Best Air Fryer Turkey Breast Recipe out there! It’s quick, easy, and comes out juicy and tender every time.
Garlic Herb Butter Roasted Chicken in a Dutch Oven
Crispy skin, delicious flavor, and oh so moist, this Garlic Herb Butter Roasted Chicken in a Dutch Oven is going to have you drooling!
This salmon wellington recipe is layered with Dijon mustard and a creamy spinach mixture that is wrapped up in puff pastry and baked until perfectly golden brown.
Air Fryer Cornish Hen
This air fryer Cornish hen recipe is easy to make and a delight to serve.
With hardly any work on your part, the meat comes out moist and the skin is perfectly crispy.
Chicken Lollipop, also known as Drums of Heaven, is a popular, spicy Indo-Chinese chicken recipe that is crispy on the outside and juicy, tender on the inside.
These can be served as a starter, appetizer, or side.
Honey Glazed Ham
This honey glazed ham is a spiral cut ham, coated in honey and spices, then baked to golden brown perfection.
An easy holiday ham recipe that looks super impressive and is sure to get rave reviews from family and friends.
Herb Butter Roast Turkey
Our families favorite way to prepare Thanksgiving!
Herb Butter Roast Turkey is easy, flavorful, and no-fail!
Don’t be intimated by preparing Turkey for your Thanksgiving feast, this recipe is actually pretty darn easy!
Bourbon Apple Brined Smoked Pork Loin
An easy bourbon cider brine and a few hours of low smoke yield a tender, juice, lightly smoked pork loin that’s irresistible.
Herb, Lemon, and Garlic Turkey
This herb, lemon, and garlic turkey is the perfect option for smaller Thanksgiving gatherings.
It’s packed with flavor from the marinade and roasting in a cast iron skillet.
Serve with all your favorite Thanksgiving sides!
Bacon Wrapped Turkey
Impress your guests with this tender and juicy turkey, covered in plenty of crispy bacon!
Instant Pot Maple Glazed Ham
This Instant Pot Maple Glazed Ham is a perfect addition to your holiday feast.
Cooked in just minutes in the Instant Pot, topped with a sweet maple glaze and crispy bits of bacon, it’s sure to be a hit!
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