I know you’re busy, I am too! And with the holidays around the corner, we both want to make sure our guests are well fed. Entertaining is a lot of work, and it’s nice when you don’t have to worry about what appetizers will be for your party.
If you’re like me and hosting Thanksgiving this year, you may be looking for some easy and delicious appetizer recipes to feed your guests.
Plus, they’re perfect for when it’s beginning to cool down outside – no one wants to be cooking over a hot stove in the colder months!
Read on for 28 tasty ideas that’ll make any Thanksgiving or Halloween party pop from appetizers through dessert.
Here are 28 Fall Appetizer Ideas from bloggers who know how to entertain during this time of year!
Let’s Get Cooking!
1. Whipped Goat Cheese with Bacon & Dates By The Original Dish
This appetizer is the perfect way to indulge now that it’s getting colder and a great idea for those looking for healthier options this fall. Watch as I show you how to make whipped goat cheese with bacon & dates!
Get the recipe at The Orginal Dish
2. Sweet Potato Crostini By PureWow
If you’re looking for a delicious and easy appetizer recipe to bring to your holiday parties this season, look no further! These Sweet Potato Crostini are so simple and so good. Read this post for a full demonstration of how to make these tasty little bites.
Get the recipe at PureWow
3. Baked Cranberry Brie Bread Bowl By Fox & Briar
This is the easiest, most delicious appetizer you’ll ever make.
It’s ridiculously easy to throw together and tastes fantastic. Plus, it looks so pretty! The cranberry sauce gives it a nice sweetness, but if you don’t want to use any sugar at all, just swap out the cranberry for applesauce or pureed pumpkin. And instead of using brie cheese, feel free to experiment with cream cheese or goat cheese too.
Get the recipe at Fox and Briar
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4. Harvest Charcuterie Board By No. 2 Pencil
Fall is finally here, which means that it’s time to break out the appetizers! This Harvest Charcuterie board has all of your favorite fall flavors. It’s easy to make and will be a hit at any party!
Get the recipe at No. 2 Pencil
5. Pumpkin Rolls with Rosemary & Sea Salt By Drizzle & Dip
In this recipe, you’ll learn how to make a pumpkin roll recipe that’s spicy and savory. These rolls are easy to make, even for beginners! The secret ingredient is rosemary. It adds a little something special to these sweet rolls. Watch the video tutorial now before it gets too cold outside, and enjoy your autumn cooking with these great recipes!
Get the recipe at Drizzle & Dip
6. Oven Roasted Garlic Herb Cheese Ravioli By Half Baked Harvest
This is a quick and easy appetizer that will impress guests, plus it’s perfect for the fall season. In this recipe, you’ll learn how to make oven-toasted garlic herb cheese ravioli with just three ingredients!
Get the recipe at Half Baked Harvest
7. Steak & Potato Stacks By Panning the Globe
Who doesn’t love a good steak and potato stack? Especially when it’s topped with bacon, cheese, green onions, and sour cream. These steaks are so delicious you’ll want to double the recipe!
Get the recipe at Panning the Globe
8. Mini Mushroom Gorgonzola Bites By Cookin Canuck
It’s the time of year when all you want to do is curl up with a warm blanket, wrap your hands around a cup of hot tea, and enjoy some cozy fall appetizers. But if you’re looking for something easy to make that everyone will love, these Mini Mushroom Gorgonzola Bites are perfect!
Get the recipe at Cookin Canuck
9. Cranberry Glazed Meatballs By Let’s Dish Recipes
Cranberry Glazed Meatballs are the perfect fall appetizer! They’re sweet, sticky, and will make your home smell amazing. Click here to learn how to make them!
Get the recipe at Let’s Dish Recipes
10. French Onion Cups By PureWow
These French Onion Cups are a delicious and easy appetizer for a fall gathering. They’re made with puff pastry, caramelized onions, mozzarella cheese, and topped with an egg. Click here to find out how!
Get the recipe at PureWow
11. Baked Figs & Goat Cheese By Happy Kitchen
Figs are a delicious fall fruit, and this recipe is so simple to make. You can have it as an appetizer or dessert!
Click here to see how to pick out fresh figs, cut them up, stuff them with goat cheese and bake them in the oven for a few minutes. It’s delicious and beautiful too!
Get the recipe at Happy Kitchen
12. Cinnamon Vanilla Orange Roasted Nuts By Reluctant Entertainer
We’re getting into the holiday season, which means there are parties to attend and appetizers to serve. And while you can’t bring everyone your favorite dish, these roasted nuts will be a big hit! Lots of flavor with just three ingredients; they’ll go fast at any party or get together.
Get the recipe at Reluctant Entertainer
13. Bacon-Wrapped Brussel Sprouts By Ahead of Thyme
I love cooking for the holidays, and Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year because we get to share all our favorite foods. So this season, I wanted to do something slightly different from my usual appetizer idea so that I would make these bacon-wrapped Brussel sprouts! They’re easy and delicious and will be sure to impress your guests.
Get the recipe at Ahead of Thyme
14. Antipasto Bites By Delish
It’s that time of year again when you’re trying to figure out what appetizers to serve for your Thanksgiving feast.
This is an excellent recipe f you’re looking for some easy yet festive fall appetizer ideas.
Get the recipe at Delish
15. Pear Walnut & Bleu Cheese By Julie Blanner
It’s that time of year when the leaves start changing colors, and the air gets a crisp chill in it. This means it’s time for all sorts of cozy fall foods! I’m sharing one of my favorites today- Pear Walnut & Bleu Cheese. This dish is delicious, easy to make, and perfect for entertaining this holiday season.
Get the recipe at Julie Blanner
16. Pine Cone Cheese Ball By Plays Dates Parties
If you’re looking for a great appetizer recipe to serve this fall, look no further! This Pine Cone Cheese Ball is easy to make and delicious.
Get the recipe at Plays Dates Parties
17. Spinach & Feta Puff Pastry By Linger
The perfect appetizer for fall, this Spinach and Feta Puff Pastry Bites are the best of both worlds. They’re hearty enough to make a meal with if you want, but they also work great as an appetizer! Click here to learn how to make them in this post.
Get the recipe at Linger
18. Smoky Chipotle Pumpkin Hummus By Host the Toast
I’m here to share with you the most delicious, smokey chipotle pumpkin hummus recipe. It’s perfect for fall or any time of year! Click here and learn how to make it from scratch.
Get the recipe at Host the Toast
19. Baked Jalapeno Poppers By Garnish & Glaze
Fall is in the air, and that means it’s time for delicious appetizers. Baked jalapeno poppers are a great option for anyone who loves spicy food. In this recipe, you’ll learn how to make these tasty treats at home and give you some helpful tips on making sure the filling doesn’t leak out when baking them!
Get the recipe at Garnish & Glaze
20. Apple Pie Popcorn By Million Moments
Apple pie popcorn is the perfect fall appetizer! This recipe is so easy to make, and it tastes delicious. Click here for this apple pie popcorn recipe, plus some tips on how you can use it as a Christmas gift or snack for your holiday party.
Get the recipe at Million Moments
21. Maple Bacon Butternut Squash Skewers By Alekas Get Together
Maple bacon butternut squash is a delicious and easy dish to make for the upcoming fall season.
I love this recipe because it’s super flavorful and can be served as an appetizer or even as a side dish.
Get the recipe at Aleka’s Get Together
22. Savory Baked Brie with Pesto By Fox Love Lemons
Fall is finally here! And what better way to celebrate the changing of seasons than with some delicious fall appetizers? This baked brie dish is so simple yet so tasty. Click here for this recipe, and get ready to impress your friends and family with these easy but scrumptious dishes.
Get the recipe at Fox Love Lemons
23. Bacon Beer Cheese Dip By A Cookie Named Desire
Fall is the perfect time of year for football and parties! This bacon beer cheese dip tastes like a delicious, gooey grilled cheese sandwich, but in dip form. It’s easy to make and always a hit at parties. Click here to see how to make it!
Get the recipe at A Cookie Named Desire
24. Roasted Veggie Crudite Platter By Reluctant Entertainer
Fall is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for pumpkin spice lattes, butternut squash soup, and a whole lot of other tasty things. But I know people always want to make sure they have appetizers on their holiday tables. So in this post, we’re going to be making a roasted veggie crudites platter! It’s easy, delicious, and perfect for fall.
Get the recipe at Reluctant Entertainer
25. Garlic Bread Twists By Like Mother Like Daughter
Fall appetizers don’t have to be complicated! These Garlic Bread Twists are a perfect way to get the flavor of garlic bread with the convenience of an easy-to-eat twist. It’s also a great recipe for kids to help make, and they’ll love getting their hands dirty with dough.
Get the recipe at Like Mother Like Daughter
26. Fall Harvest Chex Mix By Cooking with Libby
Fall is the perfect time to enjoy all sorts of comfort foods, and this Fall Harvest Chex Mix is a delicious example. It’s easy to make, full of flavor, and will have your guests coming back for more!
Get the recipe at Cooking with Libby
27. Winter Harvest Endive Cups By Peachy the Magazine
Crisp fall fruits and vegetables are the perfect way to celebrate the season! These endive cups are a delicious appetizer that can be made in just minutes. Click here to see tips on how to make these easy, healthy appetizers!
Get the recipe at Peachy the Magazine
28. Arugula Apple & Pistachio Salad in Parmigiano Cups By Cucina By Elena
It’s that time of year when you’re craving some warm, fall flavors. This arugula apple & pistachio salad is just the thing to satisfy your cravings! It can be served as an appetizer or a side dish, and it’s incredibly delicious with Parmigiano cups (aka mini fried cheese balls) for dipping. Click here to see how easy it is to make these yummy bites!
Get the recipe at Cucina By Elena
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Fall is a time of year when we all get together and celebrate with food, drinks, and friends. Entertaining can be overwhelming, especially during the holidays! We’re always looking for easy appetizer recipes that taste great but don’t require too much work on our end. That’s why I like to make sure my guests are well fed by providing them with some delicious hors d’oeuvres while they mingle before dinner. What will you be making this fall? Let me know in the comments below so we can give each other recipe ideas 🙂
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