21 Thanksgiving Appetizers That Are Easy to Make

by Carole John

1. Bacon Cheddar Cheese Balls

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This is an easy and quick fix for your guests as they await the main meal. Combining bacon with cheese and cream makes a delicious, flavorful, and crunchy appetizer. This recipe requires just a few ingredients and takes less time to prepare. These include; bacon, cheese, cream, and nuts, among others. Find the full recipe at Ahead of Tyme.

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2. Deviled Eggs

This recipe is not only simple but also very healthy and tasty. For prior preparations, you can pre-boil the egg a day earlier. Limit the ingredients to your preferred portions but be sure to get the perfect texture. A few of the ingredients for this snack are eggs, mustard, seasonings, and vinegar. For the full recipe, visit  Downshiftlogy. 

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3. Chilli and Rosemary Roasted Nuts

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This is a great spicy snack for your guests and family. Nuts are easy to handle since they don’t need refrigeration. Roasted nuts are crunchy, nutritious, and crowd pleaser, entertain your guest with this appetizer, and you won’t regret it. The ingredients include; Nuts, fresh rosemary, and chili powder. The rosemary brings out a nose-catching aroma. Find the full recipe at the real food dietitian. 

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4. Pigs in a Blanket

This is one of the best appetizers for your guest before that main meal. In only 25 minutes, you will prepare the snack and enjoy the rest of your time with your guests. The kid will love this delicacy too. Best served while hot or at room temperature. The ingredients include sausages, mayonnaise, seasoning, and dough. Find the full recipe at Delish.

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5. Fried Okra

Easy thanksgiving appetizers make ahead

This is a perfect choice for your guests on Thanksgiving, it’s simple to make but delicious and flavorful. Okra can be made in different ways but frying it makes the best crispy bites to enjoy. The fried okra bites can be served with seafood and some dipping sauce. The main ingredients include; okra, all-purpose flour, garlic, pepper, and buttermilk. Find the full recipe at Delish. 

Source: Delish

6. Pumpkin Carrot Soup

This is a healthy, tasty, attractive soup that will entertain your guest as you prepare dinner. This vegetable soup is packed with nutrients, and it is a highly recommended immune booster. The colourful orange soup from the vegetables will attract the children too. The main ingredients are pumpkins, carrots, onions, and nutmeg. For the full recipe visit woman’s day. 

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7. Veggie Dip

This recipe will work well for a super light pre-dinner snack. It’s easy and simple to put together but surprisingly very healthy and tasty. It can be served alongside other vegetables and or bread. This recipe will surely not disappoint and leave your family wanting to make more. The main ingredients are fresh lemon juice, onion, yoghurt, mayonnaise, and black pepper. Full recipe at Delish. 

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Source: Delish

8. Cauliflower 'Tater' Tots

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Cauliflower is a super good vegetable to add to your meals for your family and guests. Combining these ingredients to cauliflower makes a tasty, crispy, and delicious snack. Baking this mixture of ingredients makes it crispy and fit for dipping. It’s an appetizer everyone desires to have on the table before dinner. Ingredients include cauliflower, bread cramps, cheese, and eggs. Find the full recipe at PureWow.

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9. Spinach Dip

This recipe is flavorful and nutritious to include in the pre-meal appetizer. It’s easy to make with minimal preparations needed. All ingredients blended with spinach make the snack so creamy and savory. Best served with bread and will leave your guests and family craving for me. The ingredients include spinach, mayonnaise, and dough bread. Find the full recipe at allrecipes.

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10. Jammy Upside down Onion Tart

This is a perfect appetizer for your guests before a Thanksgiving meal. It is savory and rich in flavours from the combination of ingredients. It’s easy to make, and the caramelized onion brings out the best taste. The main ingredients include onions, sugar, pastry, sherry, chicken broth, and thyme. Find the full recipe at PureWow. 

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11. Lentil Hummus

Lentil dish will do well for an appetizer as we wait for that turkey to cook. It’s a perfect snack for a large crowd, and it’s easy to make. It will take you only 25 minutes to get this ready; no oven is required.

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The blended ingredients make a delicious mixture and can be served with celery chops. The ingredients include lentils, paprika, oil, cumin, and thyme. Find the full recipe at woman’s day.

Source: Woman's day

12. Party Shrimps

This is an easy-to-do recipe as it requires less ingredients and energy. Marinating the shrimp makes it delicious. Try this recipe, especially if constrained by time, as it takes less time. It’s a healthy snack packed with so many nutrients. The ingredients include shrimp, basil, pepper, brown sugar, and seasoning. Find the full recipe at South Your Mouth. 

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13. Roasted Jerk Corn

This recipe is a super tasty snack for your guests, especially corn lovers. The combination of corn with jerk butter and bread crumbs makes the snack so appetizing. It’s easy to make and requires minimal ingredients. The main ingredients include corn with cob, jerk butter, breadcrumbs, cinnamon, and mayonnaise. Find the full recipe at woman’s day. 

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Source: woman's day

14. Corn Bread Bites

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In need of a snack to refresh your guest as they await the big Thanksgiving meal? This recipe is for you; easy to make yet full of flavors. These handful bites are sweet, savory and will keep your guests and family entertained as the main meal cooks. It’s a crowd-pleaser and can be made in plenty. The main ingredients include cornmeal, flour, baking powder, buttermilk, and cheese. Find the full recipe at Martha Stewart.

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15. Turkey Fruit Platter

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Fruits are a perfect choice for an appetizer on your Thanksgiving. This recipe is kid friendly and helps keep the kids contained and calm before the big feast. It’s flavorful, savory, tasty, and, above all, easy to make. Preparing the fruits for this snack only takes 10 minutes since no cooking is needed. The ingredients are majorly fruits of your choice, including grapes, oranges, apples, bananas, and berries. Full recipe at every day delicious. 

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16. Cranberry Meatballs

Make this hassle-free pre-dinner appetizer, and everyone will love it. It is easy to make but surprisingly very attractive and delicious. It is a great slow cooker cranberry dish; you only need to bring the ingredients together and leave them to cook. It requires only 5 ingredients: cranberry sauce, meatballs, chilli sauce, sugar, and seasonings. Find the full recipe at Dinner at the Zoo.

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Source: Dinner at the Zoo

17. Raita

This is a perfect dish to make on Thanksgiving. It is a refreshing, flavorful appetizer for your guests, and it’s super easy to make. Combining cucumber, yoghurt, and herbs brings a savory and sweet taste that no one can resist.

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Make this one of your Thanksgiving dishes to elevate your meals. The main ingredients include plain whole milk yogurt, cucumber, ginger,garam masala, lemon juice, and herbs. Find the full recipe at Good HouseKeeping

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Source: Good Housekeeping.

18. Baked Brie with Honey

The recipe can be prepared before time to allow time to cook the main meal as your guest enjoy. This is super easy to make and requires minimal ingredients. The addition of honey to the ingredients adds more sweetness to the snack. This baked brie can be served with fruits of choice or crackers. The Ingredients include round brie, honey, cheese, and fruits. Full recipe at Serious eats. 

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Source: Serious eats

19. Avocado Hummus

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This is a healthy appetizer for your guests during Thanksgiving. It is a smooth, flavorful, and easy-to-make snack. In only 5 minutes, the avocado hummus will be ready to serve. The ingredients blend perfectly to bring out the best creamy dip. The main ingredients include avocado, chickpeas, extra virgin olive oil, and tahini paste. Find the full recipe at AHEAD OF TYME.

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20. Crab Stuffed Mushroom

Crab-stuffed mushrooms can be made ahead of Thanksgiving. It’s delicious, healthy, and flavorful, it will leave your guests craving for more. Mushrooms are naturally healthy and added to crab, make a perfect low-carb snack. The ingredients include crab, mushroom cream cheese, onion, and parsley. Find the full recipe at Spend with Pennies. 

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21. Fried Olives

Easy thanksgiving appetizers make ahead

This recipe is yummy and delicious for your guest, it won’t spoil their appetite for the big feast. It’s easy to make, takes less time, and has few ingredients. Frying the olives with cheese gives the snack the best texture. Ingredients include green olives, cheese, breadcrumbs, Italian sausage, and all-purpose flour. Find the full recipe at food network. 

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