Appetizers are seriously the best part of any meal. If you’re looking for some delicious appetizer recipes that you’re going to crave over and over again, these are the ones for you.

The great part about having appetizers is that everyone tends to love them. Most times they are some sort of dip or fried food and are just plain delicious…but the one thing that appetizers have in common is that they bring together people who love to have good food and even better conversation.

No matter if you’re a fan of making another dish to serve or not, you’re not going to be able to deny the tastiness and flavor of these awesome appetizer recipes.

11 Appetizer Recipes To Kick Off Any Meal

Keep in mind that this is just a small sampling of choices! There are literally hundreds, if not thousands, of delicious appetizers that you can cook and enjoy.

Cheddar and Sour Cream Ranch Dip – I’m not joking when I say that this ranch dip is awesome with everything! Veggies, fries…or even as a great topping for burgers, you’ll love this simple appetizer.

dip recipe

Easy Pizza Pinwheels – While these might be able to be a meal on their own, why limit yourself if you don’t have to? Pizza can totally be an appetizer, too!

pizza pinwheels

Instant Pot Hummus – Even your Instant Pot can deliver some stellar appetizer recipes as well. Hummus goes so good with pita bread and veggies and can be made to taste like a wide variety of flavors.

hummus in a bowl

Guacamole – Who doesn’t love guacamole? There’s just something about the creaminess of this dish that makes it a surefire winner every time it’s served.


Even more delicious appetizers to start any meal

Mexican White Cheese Dip – This is one of those cheese dips that you’re going to remember forever. It’s the perfect consistency to cling on chips easily that makes it perfect for dipping.

white cheese dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip – If you like a little spicy with your dipping, you’re gonna go crazy for this. Perfect for tailgating, football parties or just as a fun and simple snack.

buffalo chicken dip

Pork Fried Wontons – These are just the best way to start a meal! Use chopsticks or your fingers and have fun dipping and snacking until your main entree arrives.


Buffalo Chicken Nachos – If you’re asking me, nachos are absolutely an appetizer. (but who am I kidding…I could eat them for breakfast, lunch or dinner, too.)

buffalo chicken nachos

Bacon Wrapped Dates – You know what they say…bacon is seriously good with anything. And this appetizer is the proof!


Instant Pot Buffalo Wings – In just a few minutes, these delicious hot wings will make an appetizer that everyone will be diving into!

buffalo chicken wings

Carrot and Cucumber Rolls – If you’re looking for an appetizer that’s a bit on the lighter side, these rolls are delicious. They aren’t as filling as the other appetizers on this list so you can be certain that there will still be room for dinner!

roll ups


And there you have it…some of the most delicious appetizers that you’re ever going to find. All of them are simple and easy and pack a taste and flavor that is a great way to start any meal.

Make one or make them all but make certain that you give them a try!

Do you have a favorite appetizer recipe that you’d like to share?


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  1. alyssa | everydaymaven says:

    So many good options!! Thanks for including my hummus 🙂

  2. So many delicious ideas here!! Can’t wait to try 🙂 Thanks for including my pizza pinwheels – they are a favourite in our house. I even freeze them for snacks!

  3. alyssa | everydaymaven says:

    Great roundup! Thanks for including my IP Hummus!

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