16 Appetizer Ideas For Parties

Easy Appetizer ideas

Hosting a game day party soon? We have 16 appetizer ideas for parties are easy to make and will wow the crowd! Check out our roundup of the best appetizers to serve for your party down below!

16 Appetizer Ideas For Parties

We love to stay in on New Year’s Eve and celebrate with the boys. We play games, watch the ball drop from Times Square from the comforts of our living room, and of course, eat. 

Since our boys are part of this celebration, we make sure we have a variety of kid-friendly appetizers for them. Recently we shared on our Instagram, several holiday appetizer boards (including a kid-friendly one) sponsored by Walmart. 

Ring in the New Year with this lucky meal: pork, greens and black eye peas. Plus, it's an easy Nacho recipe you can make any time of the year- Lucky Pork & Black Eye Peas Nachos

Ring in the New Year with this lucky meal: pork, greens, and black eye peas. Plus, it’s an easy Nacho recipe you can make any time of the year- Lucky Pork & Black Eyed Peas Nachos. 

Holiday Appetizer Boards

From a variety of dips, fresh fruits + veggies, crackers, and cheeses, we put this holiday spread together within minutes, and it was a huge hit! Take the ease off time-consuming spreads, by grabbing everything you need at Walmart to make our holiday appetizer board. Use Grocery Pickup and save even more time!


Holiday appetizer idea

With a variety of choices from our Pesto Cream Cheese Dip, grapes, nuts, olives, crackers + cheese, Great Value “Street Food” and Sam’s Choice Italia Pizzas, these quick appetizers are great to serve during the holidays. You can find all these products at your local Walmart. Save even more time by using Walmart’s Grocery Pickup service to order and quickly pick up everything you need this holiday season. ⠀

Don’t forget to grab a bottle of Walmart’s Winemakers Selection Cabernet Franc, rated 90 points by jamessuckling.com⠀Simple, yet still delicious!



We don’t know about your kids, but our kids don’t always eat the same thing as the adults. For New Year’s, create an appetizer board just for them. These kid-friendly appetizer ideas can be made in under 15 minutes, picking up everything you need from Walmart. 

List of appetizers:

  • Great Value “Street Food” Rigatoni Mac & Cheese Bites + Ranch Dip {found in the frozen section at Walmart}
  • Cheese + Fruit Kabobs
  • Hummus Dippers
  • Shrimp + Cracker Bites
  • Orange + Cranberry Spritzer Mocktail {recipe here}
  • Hot Cocoa Hershey’s Kisses
  • Marketside Brownie Trio

Angus Steak Bruschetta Appetizers

Easy appetizer idea for game day, New Year’s Eve party, or a dinner party, Angus Steak Bruschetta Appetizers.

This holiday season make the perfect cheese ball with our Holiday Savory Cheese Ball recipe. This easy cheeseball will be a great hit at your holiday party or appetizer for game day.

In need of a super easy holiday appetizer just about everyone will love? Treat your hunger guests to our Holiday Savory Cheese Ball. Nothing like putting a satisfying smile on all of those family faces. Check out the recipe below. Hey, stop drooling already!

The Best Sloppy Joes Sliders


Slider recipes are pretty popular around here. We mixed our regular tacos and sloppy joes’ to make Taco Sloppy Joe Sliders. They were a huge hit at our game day party, plus they are easy appetizers to make for any type of party or dinner! 

The Best Hummus

We love hummus here in the Worthey house, and we’ve switched things up by taking two things we love to create a loaded sweet potato herb hummus! With fresh veggies, sweet potatoes, chickpeas, tahini paste, and a few other ingredients, just grab some pita bread and start dipping! 

Game Day appetizer ideas

Herb Pork + French Bruschetta – easy appetizer idea

Bruschetta recipes are known to be quick to make and delicious to eat. I believe in that concept, but put a twist on making bruschetta, by adding a few of my favorite comfort foods. With French-style potatoes, roasted garlic + herb pork, along with fresh veggies and a few other things, this loaded bruschetta will turn heads when served!

Easy Bacon Recipes

Looking for an easy appetizer to serve during the holidays?  Try our Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts, topped with balsamic vinegar and white cheddar. Simple, yet delicious.

Potato Chip Buffalo Wings

Get ready for game day with these easy appetizer recipe ideas. Try our buffalo wings with a potato chip coat, and our spinach & artichoke dip with cheesy toasted pretzel pieces. Both game day crowd pleasers to include in your upcoming party. 

Grilled Chicken Wings + Basalmic Agave + Cilantro Dipping Sauce

We’ve got your game day wings right here, with our Grilled Chicken Wings + Balsamic-Agave + Cilantro Dipping Sauce. I’m sure you’ve made BBQ wings before, but this particular recipe calls for grilling your wings in indirect heat, plus a few of our favorite secret ingredients to pull out the flavor in chicken wings. Serve the ultimate grilled chicken wings at your next cook-out, and they are sure to be a winner! 

Avocado, Sweet Potato & Gruyere Cheese Dip

Another easy appetizer idea: Avocado & Sweet Potato Bake with Gruyère Cheese

Game Day dips

Want a good hot dip to serve at your upcoming party? Try this Hot Broccoli Cheddar Bacon Cheesy goodness of a dip from Panera. 

Dip Recipe- Sweet Potato, Green Lentil and Roasted Red Pepper Dip

A seriously cheesy dip that is so good is our Sweet Potato, Green Lentil, and Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Cinco de Mayo Tex-Mex Burrito Sushi Rolls

Try something different with our Tex-Mex Burrito Sushi Rolls!

The Best Chicken Tacos Ever

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Street Tacos– We love to use our Instant Pot, creating easy recipe ideas. We cooked a whole chicken in the Instant Pot and made Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Street Tacos. It’s a budget-friendly recipe, made in 30 minutes, great for a game-day appetizer idea.


Celebrating New Year’s Eve with kids? We’ve got you covered on different party ideas: 23 Awesome New Year’s Eve Kid Party Ideas

When you have kids it can be hard to go out on New Year's! Try one of these 23 Awesome New Year's Eve Kid Party Ideas this year and have fun w/ everyone!

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