Thanksgiving Appetizer Ideas

Thanksgiving Appetizer Ideas

Not sure what to feed your guests while they wait for the main dish? Don’t worry, we consulted our experts here to bring you several appetizer ideas that are sure to be a hit.

Caramel Apple Pie Squares

These treats are simple to make, but oh so delicious. Simply roll out crescent rolls. Top with a single layer of brown sugar, top with apples distributing evenly, then sprinkle cinnamon sugar on top. Drizzle caramel on top. Bake until golden.

Irish Potato Bites

Nothing is more fun to eat than bite sized treats. To make these boil small red potatoes until they are fork tender. Cut in half and scoop out the inside and save the potato centers. Mix the potato centers with  cheddar cheese, diced ham, and melted butter and add to the potato halves. Bake again till the cheese is melted, and you will have a oh so tasty bite sized treat. Serve with a dollop of sour cream and garnish with finely chopped chives. 

Cranberry Barbecue Meatballs

Add sweet and tangy flavors to meatballs for one delightful appetizer. To create your sauce mix cranberry sauce, cocktail sauce, a little brown sugar, barbecue sauce, and water and dip your homemade meatballs in these scrumptious sauce. Then let slow cook for a couple hours to let the flavors blend. To make finger-food friendly add a toothpick for ease of eating.

Harvest Pumpkin Soup

Serve up a hearty bowl of pumpkin soup to get your guests in the Thanksgiving mood. Start with a large pot and melt the butter then add potato and onion. Next add chicken broth and bring to a boil and then stir in pumpkin–purée mixture until smooth. Add salt, pepper, and nutmeg to taste. Stir in cream and you’re ready to serve.