Warning – you’re about to get really hungry with these finger food for party ideas!
If watching pictures of food makes you want to run to the fridge, you’re not alone.
With the approaching party season, we thought a handful of ideas on how to cater for your guests would go well appreciated.
Best Finger Food for Party Ideas
Whether you’re looking for something easy that you can put together last minute or a savory treat that will get your guests coming for seconds, there are plenty of cheap options on how to pull off a feast not just for their eyes, but also for stomachs.
When selecting party nibbles for your guests, don’t forget to offer a bit of variety.
Add a few options for vegetarians or vegans, and a few gluten-free ones too.
If you have small kids coming to a party, prepare a dedicated table for them with party nibbles, so they can reach their food easily (and obviously avoid hazards such as toothpicks in food).
Finger food is extremely suitable when you are expecting more guests or you want a cool party where people have fun, dance, and talk, not just sit at the table. Finger food for party is this part of your menu in the preparation of which you can show your creativity.
Even if you don’t have special party food plates and trays, paper baskets, or simple baking sheets could help you to make impressive cones and small baskets. Ice-cream waffle cones are great for fruits and vegetables.
Use fresh rosemary instead of wooden sticks for your party bites. Besides the impressive look, you will give additional flavors.
Your cake stand and cupcake tray are perfect to serve appetizers, dips, and finger foods. You don’t have to buy special trays to offer a beautiful serving. Wooden cutting boards are ideal to use for your party. You can use them for dessert charcuterie boards, burgers, and all types of meat nibbles.
Here is a selection of finger food for party and bite-size treats to kick start the holiday season this year!
Delicious Finger Food for Party
1. Trio of Nibbles
Three classic salads served on a stick.
2. Old-Time Favorite
Super tasty finger food for a party with a traditional menu, and some Italian flavors.
3. Egg BLT Sliders
Protein-rich, fresh, and super delicious.
4. Avocado Chicken Salad Wraps
Healthy, easy to make, and even great for a kid’s party!
5. Mini Pretzel Dogs
Forget about the traditional hot dogs. These little pretzel dogs are great for any kind of party!
6. Watermelon Feta Appetizer
Ideal finger food for a pool or a garden party during the summer.
7. Bacon Pistachio Goat Cheese Balls
Start your party with these cheezy pops served with the right glass of wine.
8. Dill Crepes with Salmon
Recipe by Sweet& Savory
9. Mushroom and Caramelised Onion Polenta Bites
10. Grazing Table
Let your guests make their bites alone. Place a plate of different cheese, slices of ham, olives, mushrooms, crackers, and fresh veggies, so they could pick everything they like.
11. Taco Salad Cups
Tacos salad cups for your cocktail party.
12. Honey Balsamic Bacon & Goat Cheese Bites
Sweet, salty, and crucnhie.
13. Cheese Straws
Once you make these cheesy straws you will make them every Friday night for your family game night.
14. Dessert Nibbles
Let’s have a s’mores party!
15. Sausage Rolls & Veggie Puffs
A better version of hot dog sausages.
16. Bacon Halloumi Bites
Super tasty finger food for party and movie night at home.
17. Garlic Bread Nibbles
Everyone’s favorite garlic bread.
18. Caprese Sticks
Taste Italia on a stick.
19. Cucumber Sandwich
Are you hosting a tea party? Include this super easy but tasty sandwich.
20. Aromatic Warm Olives
Something you definitely must include on your party menu.
21. Mini Hasselback Potatoes
I am sure you are a french fries fan, but these mini potatoes are the perfect potato party nibble.
22. Tomato Pops
Cherry tomatoes served as beautiful and delicious tulips on a stick.
23. Two-Bite Crostini
An explosion of tastes.
24. Healthy Nibbles
Healthy finger food for a party in a cup. Fresh veggies with a creamy dip.
25. Chicken Taco Nibbles
Chicken tacos are served in waffle baskets that look so delicious.
26. Dried Apricot Canapes
A delicious appetizer for the upcoming winter holidays.
27. Antipasto Skewers
All-time favorites on screws.
28. Brussel Sprouts Bites
29. Tomato Bruschetta
Traditional recipes guarantee success.
30. Cranberry & Brie Bites
Are you looking for Thanksgiving menu inspiration?
31. Cranberry Goat Cheese Bruschetta
32. Ham & Cheese Pinwheels
Don’t forget the little guest’s menu. They all love simple recipes like ham and cheese bites.
33. Irresistibly Sticky Teriyaki Chipolata Bites
When you want to offer irresistible party bites choose these teriyaki chipolata nibbles.
34. Veggie Cups
Make sure you have something fresh and vegan-friendly.
35. Deviled Eggs
36. Mini Quiche
37. Hasselback Caprese Salad
Another Caprese bites.
38. Avocado Salmon Rolls
Smoked salmon rolls, cream cheese, and avocado for your elegant celebration.
39. Spinach Feta Mini Rolls
40. Spinach Dip Bites
Cheesy and crispy spinach bites that even a fussy eater will love.
41. Tuna Avocado Bites
Fresh cucumber slices and tuna on the top are the finger food for party in a hot summer evening.
42. Sausage Bites
Ideal party bites for a winter gathering.
43. Brie & Pomegranate Crostini
There is nothing easier than these sweet and sour crostini.
44. Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese
Elegant party nibbles to impress your guests.
45. Beetroot Crusades
Finger food for party full of nutrients, and vitamins.
46. BLT Cheddar Biscuits
Super BLT alternative with cheddar biscuits.
47. Festive Olives
Fresh rosemary, olives, and mini mozzarella. Everything you need for a fresh edible Christmas wreath.