Throwing a party? Wonder what hosts and hostesses will be serving at their end of year fêtes? Below are the web's top 10 most searched recipes from a tomato mozzarella appetizer and mini crab cakes to an easy tuna tartare and a smoky eggplant dip. We've got a tasty nibble that will please every palate!
Tomato Mozzarella Appetizer: Caprese Salad Skewers
From Italian Chips
This easy appetizer is a caprese salad on a stick. Skewer cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls (like bocconcini), olives and toasted bread cubes and season with a simple herb vinaigrette.
Shrimp Appetizer: Alouette Crème De Brie Shrimp Cups
These tasty little tartlets are filled with shrimp and creamy Alouette Creme de Brie cheese. Find the easy-to-use pre made phyllo tartlet shells in the frozen section of your supermarket. This is an elegant and easy appetizer that everyone will love!
Butternut Squash Appetizer: Roasted Butternut Squash and Sage Dip
Fans of butternut squash will simply love this sweet and savory dip. Goat cheese and a bit of anchovy filets add a nice depth of flavor that also balances beautifully with the sweetness of the squash. This appetizer will wow your guests!
Stuffed Mushroom Appetizer: Garlic and Herb Cheese Stuffed Mushroom Caps
These bite-sized appetizers are perfect for any party! All you need are mushrooms, 1 package of Alouette cheese spread (Garlic & Herb or Spinach and Artichoke) and seasoned breadcrumbs. Bake and serve!
Mini Crab Cake Appetizer
We love a great crab cake, especially bite-sized ones that you can daily pop in your mouth! This flavorful mini crab cake recipe comes from More is More Mom http://moreismoremom.com/ who also shares her recipe for Mini BLT Cups, so you get two tasty appetizer recipes in one!
Cucumber Sandwich Appetizer
This award-winning recipe for Cucumber Mint Tea Sandwiches from Healthy.Happy.Life was published in our 2010 Foodista's Best of Food Blogs Cookbook. Her delicious twist on the classic cucumber tea sandwich features a wasabi maple spread that's sweet with a kick of heat! It's a vegan recipe too, but if you don't follow a plant-based diet, feel free to use mayo instead of Veganaise.
Easy Tuna Tartare Appetizer
This elegant tuna tartare recipe can easily be whipped up in about 10 minutes. It's beautiful served on top of individual spoons or simply on cucumber slices.
Endive Appetizer: Roasted Shrimp Salad on Endive Appetizers
Endive leaves make the perfect appetizer as they're their own serving vessels. We love to fill them with just about anything, like crumbled blue cheese and chopped pecans drizzled with honey. But we also love this delicious Roasted Shrimp Salad on Endive Appetizers from Inspired Taste!
Paleo Appetizer: Easy Guacamole Deviled Eggs
These guacamole deviled eggs are the perfect appetizer for any holiday or event. Make this quick and easy guacamole for your filling or use your own favorite recipe. In a crunch for time? Use premade guacamole.
Eggplant Appetizer: Smoky Eggplant Dip
If you love the Indian eggplant dish known as baba ganoush, you'll love badenjan. Badenjan is a creamy, smoky Arabic eggplant dip that has deep notes of saffron balanced by fresh mint. This dip is excellent served as an appetizer with pita chips and fresh vegetables. Believe me, your guests will rave over this dip!