Craft clever apps to rev guests' appetites, from seasonally inspired dips, toasted pumpkin seeds and easily passed crostini to sit-down soups.

The Right

Bites

Tempt –– don't stuff –– your Thanksgiving kin with mini morsels that complement the flavors of the feast to come.

Top Thanksgiving Appetizers
Deviled Eggs, Pumpkin Seeds, Crostini + More Appetizer Recipes

Easy Apps in 10 Minutes or Less

Alie + Georgia with Easy Apps

Alie and Georgia whip up a rustic goat cheese crostini that's topped with honey and toasted walnuts in just five minutes flat.

Watch & Eat: Easy Cheesy Crostini

Last-Minute Starters

Give Thanks for Cheese

Kelsey Nixon: How to Prepare a Cheese Plate

Kelsey turns to a professional cheesemonger to get tips on assembling the perfect cheese board. (Hint: It’s all about the story.)

How to Prepare a Cheese Plate

More Cheese Tips, Please

Better With Bacon

Chuck Hughes Makes Bacon Bruschetta

Chuck prepares a full-loaf bruschetta, dressed to impress with goat cheese, beefsteak tomatoes, white balsamic and pancetta.

Watch, Make, Slice: Savory Bruschetta

Get Your Bacon Fix

EVEN MORE APPS

One-Bite Wonders

Chorizo Bites with Arugula Pesto

Small, tasty morsels are easy for passing to standing-room-only guests.

Chorizo Bites with Pesto

Salad to Start

Beet and Orange Salad Recipe

Keep things light with a medley of veggies, fruits, greens and nuts.

Beet + Orange Salad

Crowd Favorite: Deviled Eggs

4-Pepper Deviled Eggs

Spicy, savory or loaded with meat: These devilish snacks are ripe for experimenting.

4-Pepper Deviled Eggs

Stuff 'Em Silly

Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Try to resist cheese-, meat- and herby breadcrumb-stuffed mushrooms.

Parmesan-Stuffed 'Shrooms

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