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20+ Best Appetizers

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These tasty and easy appetizer recipes are sure to be a hit at your next potluck, Super Bowl, or casual gatherings. We’ve listed our best meatball and sausage ball appetizers, mini biscuits, and more for you to choose from.

a photo collage of appetizer recipes which is jalapeno poppers, mushroom dumplings, spicy meatballs, and jalapeno wonton cups.

Tasty Appetizers for All

Finger foods are a great way to start a meal or to serve at a party. When it comes to appetizers, there are endless possibilities. But sometimes, you just want something classic and delicious.

That’s where these meatballs, sausage balls, and biscuit appetizer recipes come in. They are perfect for any occasion, and they are sure to please everyone.

Whether it’s a potluck, super bowl, or just a casual get-together, these easy appetizers will be a hit!

Meatball Appetizer Recipe

Did you know that meatballs make great appetizers? Because they are easy to make and can be served with a variety of sauces.

For something different, try our meatballs with our sauces and dips. They’re sure to be a hit!

SWEET CHILI MEATBALLS

Sweet chili meatballs are crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside, made with ground chicken plus the spicy kick of Thai chili sauce, fresh cilantro, garlic, and ginger.

MEATBALLS WITH HONEY SRIRACHA SAUCE

These Asian-inspired Spicy Chicken Meatballs are loaded with flavor!

And, when the creamy sriracha sauce with honey is drizzled over the top, they become a tasty entree or the perfect appetizer recipe for your party!

MARINARA MEATBALLS

Enjoy meaty and cheesy flavor in each bite of these flavorful Italian-style meatballs. The mix of marinara and mozzarella makes a delicious and hearty dish.

The meatballs are so flavorful and moist, thanks to the addition of pork to the ground beef. The combination of meatballs and sauce is always a hit with my family and friends!

Sausage Ball Appetizer Recipes

Looking for something a little heartier? Our sausage ball appetizers are perfect. Made with beef and pork, they’re packed with flavor. Serve them with your favorite dipping sauce and watch them disappear!

Sausage balls are also great for game day. Just put out a platter and let your guests help themselves.

BISQUICK SAUSAGE BALLS WITH CHEESE

Savory sausage balls loaded with cheese are a classic appetizer and snack that everyone loves.

Spicy, moist sausage is combined with cheddar cheese and Bisquick baking mix for vibrant, comforting flavor in every bite.

PIMENTO CHEESE SAUSAGE BALLS

These Pimento cheese sausage balls are loaded with creamy, tangy palmetto cheese. Everyone will love this for an addictively delicious appetizer or snack!

Serve them with your favorite dipping sauces at parties, casual get-togethers, or even your next spaghetti dinner.

TURKEY SAUSAGE BALLS

These sausage balls with ground turkey are a slightly leaner version of our classic Bisquick sausage balls.

Healthier sausage balls don’t lack any deliciousness…in fact, they are loaded with three kinds of cheese for the absolute best flavor ever!

Biscuit Appetizer Recipes

Biscuit appetizers are always a crowd pleaser. Biscuits are also easy to make and can be filled with all sorts of delicious fillings. From savory to sweet, there’s a biscuit appetizer for everyone.

Biscuits are the perfect finger food and can be made ahead of time, and these recipes also require a few simple ingredients that you probably already have on hand.

Mini Cheese Biscuits

These Mini Cheese Biscuits are sure to be a big hit at your next potluck or dinner party.

They might be tiny, but they are loaded with shredded cheese and lots of other tasty goodies, like bacon and chives.

CHEDDAR JALAPENO DROP BISCUITS

It’s easy to make perfect, light, and fluffy Cheddar Jalapeno Drop Biscuits from scratch.

Enjoy cheesy and spicy goodness with these easy biscuit appetizers.

BISQUICK CHEDDAR BISCUITS (CHEDDAR BAY BISCUITS)

We all love those iconic Red Lobster cheddar bay biscuits, loaded with cheddar cheese, garlic, and brushed with luscious melted butter.

These tasty cheddar biscuits are light, fluffy, and every bite is full of cheesy goodness.

Jalapeno Appetizers

Jalapenos are perfect for super bowl appetizers! They are for those who like spicy foods. They are also perfect for any game day or any other time you’re looking for a little something to spice up your life.

These spicy appetizers are sure to please even the most die-hard spice lovers. Plus, the cheesy flavor adds an extra dimension of deliciousness.

STUFFED JALAPENO POPPERS

Who doesn’t love a game-day snack that bites you back a bit? These poppers have the spiciness you crave from jalapenos, loaded with tangy, rich cream cheese and cheddar blend to mellow the heat.

And they are vegetarian jalapeno poppers so everyone can enjoy them.

JALAPENO POPPER WONTON CUPS

These Jalapeno Popper Wonton Cups are a fun and easy appetizer that are perfect for game days!

Made with cream cheese, jalapeños, and wonton wrappers cups, they are always a hit.

Tater Tot Appetizers

Another perfect and easy potluck appetizers are Tater tots. They’re easy to make and can be served with a variety of dipping sauces. From ketchup to ranch, there’s a Tater tot snack for everyone.

LOADED TATER TOTS

Craving something crispy, cheesy, and filled with flavor? Let me introduce you to my Loaded Tater Tots recipe!

Everyone will love a delicious handheld cup of crunchy tater tot cups filled with classic toppings like sour cream, bacon bits, and chives.

HAM TATER TOT CASSEROLE

That bag of frozen tater tots is the secret ingredient to making the tastiest and easiest breakfast casserole.

Tots are quickly baked and lightly smashed, then loaded with eggs, veggies, ham, and cheese, and baked again.

Kids Favorite Appetizers

Starters don’t have to be complicated. Sometimes, the simplest is the best. These kid-friendly appetizers are easy to make and are sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.

BUFFALO CHICKEN WONTON CUPS

These Buffalo Chicken Wonton Cups aka buffalo chicken bombs, are the perfect mix of crispy, spicy, and cheesy, making them the ideal bite-sized snack or appetizer!

PRETZEL BALLS FROM READY-DOUGH

These pretzel bites are a great way to get a mini pretzel fix without having to make your own dough from scratch.

With the use of Ready-Dough, you can make pretzel balls or pretzels at any time.

MUSHROOM VEGETARIAN DUMPLINGS

This Mushroom Vegetarian Dumplings recipe is so delicious dipped with garlic chili oil and perfect as pan-fried, steamed, boiled, or baked!

And these mushroom dumplings are full of flavor and come together in a snap. Plus, they’re vegan-friendly, so everyone can enjoy them!

TACO WONTON CUPS

Put the delicious flavor of tacos in these bite-sized appetizers!

Taco wonton cups are filled with meaty goodness and cheesy deliciousness, combining the flavors of tacos and crispy wontons for the ultimate party appetizer.

TORTELLINI CAPRESE SKEWERS

Tortellini Caprese skewers are the ideal easy appetizers to make as your next party snack. These fun and tasty kabobs are simple to make and taste delicious.

This easy kabob is a twist on the classic Caprese salad but on a stick!

CAPRESE FLATBREAD

This recipe is a mix of Caprese and flatbread to create a deliciously tasty snack.

Caprese (pesto, tomato, and mozzarella) is layered on top of a soft flatbread crust and baked. Then it is drizzled with balsamic glaze before serving.

Sauces and Dips Recipes

What’s an appetizer without a delicious dipping sauce? These sauces and dips recipes are perfect for meatballs, sausage balls, tater tots, or any other appetizer you can think of.

From sweet to savory, there’s a sauce or dip for everyone. So go ahead and try them all!

3 INGREDIENT BBQ SAUCE

This easy barbecue sauce recipe with ketchup is perfect for chicken, pork, or beef.

It’s so delicious that you’ll want to put it on everything! You can also use it as a dipping sauce or even a marinade.

MANGO CHILI SAUCE

A bright and tangy mango chili sauce is terrific to pair with savory snacks and main dishes.

It’s bold without being too spicy or overpowering, and it’s sweet but not too sweet – in other words, it’s delightful!

ROASTED RED PEPPER FETA DIP

This Roasted Red Pepper Feta Dip recipe is so rich in flavor and the creamy sauce has a blend of Mediterranean flavors, including smoky roasted red peppers and salty feta cheese.

The Greek/Middle eastern sauce is flavorful and perfect for dipping or spreading. 

SPICY HONEY MUSTARD

This Homemade spicy mustard sauce is deliciously vibrant, sweet, and perfectly spicy.

The sweetness of the honey pairs perfectly with the heat of ground cayenne pepper, it creates a delicious and unique flavor.


Whether you’re looking for a meatball, sausage ball, biscuit, cheesy or spicy, we’ve got an appetizer recipe for you. So what are you waiting for? Get cooking! Your guests will be glad you did.


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