Best Thanksgiving Appetizers

Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers
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For most, Thanksgiving is a holiday spent mostly in the kitchen. Not only do you have the turkey to cook which can take all day, but you’ve got the side dishes and desserts to make as well. While the main course is the star of the show, it’s the appetizers that keep the family satisfied and out of the kitchen until the turkey is ready. Thanksgiving appetizers are tricky because you need to make sure they’re not too heavy and fill people up but also not too light that they don’t make sense.

Thanksgiving appetizers need to be light, easy to make and if you can make them a day or two in advanced, even better. Keep sane with the best recipes.

Make some of the best Thanksgiving appetizers for your family and friends this holiday season.

I like to use this planner to keep everything organized for most meals, especially the big ones where the whole family is gathered up in one place!


There are some amazing Thanksgiving cookbooks available online. It’s like having the perfect reference guide for this busy and crazy holiday. Another thing we always need when making Thanksgiving appetizers is plenty of baking sheets, aluminum foil, and parchment paper.

One year the hand mixer died while we were halfway through a recipe, we had other options but I replaced it and I love that with this model there are so many color options to make my kitchen style and decor.

Cranberry & Brie Bites | Kitchen Sanctuary

Spicy Cranberry Barbecue Meatballs | Yellow Bliss Road

Hot Crab Dip | Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch

Meat, Cheese, and Cracker Turkey Platter | Freebie Finding Mom

Thanksgiving Turkey Cheese Ball | Crafts a la Mode

Italian Sausage Crescent Cheese Balls | The Two Bite Club

Spinach Puffs | Deliciously Declassified

Gruyere, Mushroom, & Caramelized Onion Bites | Little Spice Jar

Pumpkin and Bacon Dip | Chew Out Loud

Crostini With Blue Cheese and Roasted Grapes | Nerds With Knives

Make some of the best Thanksgiving appetizers for your family and friends this holiday season.
Prosciutto-Fontina Pinwheels | Food & Wine

Pomegranate and Cranberry Bruschetta | Tabler Party of Two

Roasted Parmesan Carrots | i Heart Naptime

Mini Lasagna Rolls | Home Made Interest

Ham and Cheese Rollups | High Heels and Grills

Cheese Lovers Samosas | Cleo Butera

Bacon-Wrapped Cheesy Stuffed Jalapenos | Sally’s Baking Addiction

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus | Cook Blog

Salami and Cream Cheese Roll-Ups | Sugar Apron

Crispy Loaded Hasselback Potato Bites | The Comfort of Cooking

Apple Crostini | Simply Fresh Dinners

Vanishing Yeast Rolls | iFood Blogger

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts | Averie Cooks

Baked Figs with Goat Cheese | Happy Kitchen Rocks

Green Chile White Queso Dip | Food, Folks, and Fun

Thanksgiving is a holiday that I love and hate. I love enjoying all the different recipes with my family. I hate making all the different recipes. Luckily, I have children who will do the cleanup as a chore while I relax with a glass of red wine.





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