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This post lists the 50 best Thanksgiving appetizers to try this year.

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Photo Credit: I Am Homesteader; #19 Maple Bacon Wrapped Carrots

Gobble up, all you foodies and feast enthusiasts, because the most anticipated day of culinary indulgence is just around the corner!

Turkey Day is THE BEST, and I just love Thanksgiving food.

As we eagerly await the grand symphony of Thanksgiving food, complete with all the trimmings and delectable dishes, let’s embark on a pre-feast flavor adventure that will tickle your taste buds and delight your senses.

I’ve taken it upon myself to scour the net to rustle up a constellation of mouthwatering turkey appetizers, perfectly crafted keto Thanksgiving appetizers for those watching their carbs, and a medley of light and refreshing finger foods that are destined to be savored before the main event.

This isn’t just about fueling up before the big feast; it’s about reveling in the abundance we are gifted with and truly taking our time and savoring it. It’s been a long ass year; it’s time to slow down and enjoy!

Alrighty! Loosen your belts a notch, set aside your calorie counters, and prepare to dive into this constellation of irresistible pre-turkey treats that will make your taste buds dance with joy and your heart swell with gratitude. 🦃🍽️🌟

This post lists the 50 best Thanksgiving Appetizers to eat this year.

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Delish AF Thanksgiving Appetizers

The Thanksgiving food coma is nearing. Before we get to the main dishes of our day, let’s indulge in some YUMMY AF Thanksgiving appetizers to warm up our bellies and feed our souls.😌

1. Pimento Cheese Bites

Pimento Cheese Bites
Photo Credit: A Southern Soul

If there’s anything I’ve learned living in North Carolina, is that Pimento Cheese is the cheese of the South! Give your guests the ultimate munchies with these yummy Pimento Cheese Bites by A Southern Soul. yummy Thanksgiving food!

2. Crock Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip

Crock Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip
Photo Credit: A Southern Soul

This Crock Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip by A Southern Soul is rich, creamy, and perfect for a Thanksgiving appetizer.

3. Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread

Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread
Photo Credit: I am Homesteader

One gem will capture hearts and taste buds—the ultimate Thanksgiving bread recipe! You must try this Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread from I Am Homesteader.

4. Mini Mushroom Wellingtons

mini mushroom wellingtons
Photo Credit: Tasting With Tina

These Mini Beef Wellingtons by Tasting With Tina are cute and great finger foods for Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Fall Mason Jar Flower Centerpiece

Give your tables at your Thanksgiving gathering organic, rustic, and cute floral fall centerpieces for your guests to marvel at as they smash their delish food!


5. Slow Cooked Caramelized Pork Belly

Slow Cooked Carmelized Pork Belly
Photo Credit: Kitchen Sanctuary

Give your friends and family the juiciest and most tender pork belly with this Sticky Chinese Pork Belly recipe by Kitchen Sanctuary.

6. Turkey Cranberry Sliders

Turkey Cranberry Sliders
Photo Credit: Graceful Little Honeybee

Go with sweet and salty turkey appetizers with these delicious Turkey Cranberry Sliders by Graceful Little Honeybee. Turkey and cranberry go together to make delish Thanksgiving food.

7. Bacon Wrapped Green Bean Bundles

Green Bean Bacon Wraps
Photo Credit: Dinner at the Zoo

These Bacon Wrapped Green Bean Bundles by Dinner At the Zoo are great as a Thanksgiving Appetizer or side dish!

8. Deviled Eggs

Thanksgiving Deviled Eggs
Photo Credit: Delicious Table

A lover of classic deviled eggs? Try these delicious Thanksgiving Deviled Eggs the Delicious Table cooked up for us. Try this recipe if you want more keto Thanksgiving appetizers.

9. Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Mushrooms

jalapeno popper stuffed mushrooms
Photo Credit: I Am Homesteader

Go with a healthier Jalapeno Popper option and skip breading and stuff mushrooms with this I Am Homestead Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Mushroom appetizer!

10. Bacon-Wrapped Dates

bacon wrapped dates
Photo Credit: Dinner At The Zoo

Get your salty and sweet finger foods fix with this Dinner At The Zoo Bacon Wrapped Dates recipe! Not a traditional Thanksgiving food but totally tasty.

11. Mashed Potatoe Balls

Mashed potatoe balls
Photo Credit: Little Spice Jar

These little Loaded Mashed Potato Balls by Little Spice Jar are super cute, tasty, and the perfect Thanksgiving appetizer to pop in your mouth after a satisfying dip!

12. Blueberry Goat Cheese

Blueberry Goat Cheese Dip
Photo Credit: Easy Appetizers

Sink your teeth into this yummy Blueberry Goat Cheese Dip by Easy Appetizers, and your guests will surely follow girl.

13. Goat Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers

Goat Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers
Photo Credit: Easy Appetizers

Here’s another delish Goat Cheese Thanksgiving appetizer you will LOVE. Try these Goat Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers by Easy Appetizers; you don’t need to be Gordon Ramsey to make this one!

14. Crispy Fried Zucchini

Chrispy Fried Zucchini
Photo Credit: South Your Mouth

These yummy, Crispy Fried Zucchini Sticks by South Your Mouth, sprinkled with delish parmesan, will be a hit for the kiddos at Thanksgiving.

15. Mac N Cheese Balls

Mac N Cheese Ball Bites
Photo Credit: Easy Appetizers

You need a Thanksgiving cheese ball appetizer, girl. Another simple AF Easy Appetizers recipe that your guests will LOVE! Mac N Cheese balls will be a hit for everyone—a great option for easy Thanksgiving recipes.

Related Reading: 50 Delish AF Thanksgiving Side Dishes To Make

16. BBQ Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies

BBQ Bacon Wrapped Lil Smokies
Photo Credit: Easy Appetizers

Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies are THE perfect Thanksgiving appetizer. Easy Appetizers take the win again!

Custom Thaksgiving Serving Dish

Personalized Thanksgiving Serving Plate

Serve your appetizers with style and family love with one of these gorgeous personalized Thanksgiving serving dishes from Etsy!


17. Sweet Potato Dip

Sweet Potato Dip
Photo Credit: Easy Appetizers

You can’t have Thanksgiving dinner without this Sweet Potato Dip from Easy Appetizers! It’s nice to add Thanksgiving appetizers vegan guests will love.

18. Vegan Jalapeno Poppers

Vegan Jalapeno Poppers
Photo Credit: PBF

Give a nod to the vegans at your party with homemade vegan Thanksgiving appetizers like this bomb Vegan Jalapeno Popper dish by PBF!

19. Maple Bacon Wrapped Carrots

Maple Bacon Wrapped Carrots
Photo Credit: I Am Homesteader

Give your bacon a twist (lol) with these delish Bacon Wrapped Carrots by I Am Homesteader.

20. Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

sausage stuffed mushrooms 1
Photo Credit: The Cookie Rookie

These Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms by The Cookie Rookie are awesome Thanksgiving finger foods!

21. Loaded Deviled Eggs

Loaded Deviled Eggs
Photo Credit: The Cookie Rookie

Another YUMMY AF recipe by The Cookie Rookie! Try these Loaded Deviled Eggs for size!

Thanksgiving dish setting quotes

Thanksgiving Quote Table Settings

How cute are these table settings? They are perfect for Thanksgiving and give a nice touch to your table presentation. Also perfect for Friendsgiving.


22. Pigs In a Blanket

Pigs In a Blanket 1
Photo Credit: Dinner At The Zoo

These cute and yummy Pigs in A Blanket by Dinner At The Zoo make perfect Thanksgiving food for kiddos!

23. Fried Artichoke Hearts

Fried Artichoke Hearts 1
Photo Credit: Easy Appetizers

These Fried Artichoke Hearts by Easy Appetizers are one of the best dishes for Friendsgiving! One of the best Thanksgiving appetizers vegetarian guests will love.

24. Olive and Cheese Ring

Olive and Cheese Ring
Photo Credit: Dinner Then Dessert

A good Olive and Cheese Ring with yummy crackers like this recipe by Dinner Then Dessert makes one of the best Thanksgiving appetizers to try.

25. Bacon Bow Tie Crackers

Bacon Bow Tie Crackers
Photo Credit: The Cookie Rookie

These Bacon Wrapped Crackers by The Cookie Rookie are awesome savory snacks for guests. The ultimate Thanksgiving party crackers.

26. Pumpkin Cheese Ball

Pumpkin Cheese BAll 1
Photo Credit: The Country Cook

How cute is this Pumpkin Cheeseball by The Country Cook?!

26. Sausage Cranberry Brie Bites

Sausage Cranberry Brie Bites
Photo Credit: I Am Homesteader

These Sausage Cranberry Brie Bites by I Am Homesteader are cute, sweet, and savory!

27. Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts 1
Photo Credit: Dinner At The Zoo

Get nutty with this Dinner At The Zoo Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnut recipe.

Thanksgiving Utensil Holder

Thanksgiving Utensil Holders

Keep your Thanksgiving utensils clean, cute, and organized with a batch of handmade utensil holders.


28. French Dip Pinwheels

French Dip Pinwheels 1
Photo Credit: Easy Appetizers

Give your guests savory bite-sized sammies like these French Dip Pinwheels by Easy Appetizers.

Related Reading: 71 Amazing Thanksgiving Food Recipes To Try Right Now

29. Roasted Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Roasted Tomato Bruschetts
Photo Credit: Little Ferraro Kitchen

These Roasted Cherry Tomato Bruschetta by Little Ferraro Kitchen are the best Thanksgiving appetizers!

30. Smoked Salmon Dip

Smoked Salmon Spread
Photo Credit: All Ways Delicious

This Smoked Salmon Dip by All Ways Delicious is rich, flavorful, and the perfect Thanksgiving appetizer.

31. Ceviche

Photo Credit: Feasting At Home

Ceviche from Feasting At Home makes for an AMAZING dip for your guests.

32. Cranberry Brie Pull-Apart Bread

Cranberry Brie Pull Apart Bread
Photo Credit: Aimee Mars Living

Go savory and sweet with this Cranberry Brie Pull-Apart Bread by Aimee Mars Living.

33. Cinnamon-Roasted Pecans

Cinnamon Roasted Pecans
Photo Credit: Aimee Mars Living

Another delish Aimme Mars Living recipe! Go sweet and simple with these Cinnamon Roasted Pecans for people to munch on. Yum!

34. Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball

Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball 1
Photo Credit: I Am Homesteader

This Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball by I Am Homesteader is gorgeous, rich, and tasty—an awesome Thanksgiving cheese appetizer.

35. Crockpot Lil Smokies

Crock Pot Lil Smokies 1
Photo Credit: Dinner At The Zoo

Go simple with this Crockpot Lil Smokies recipe by Dinner At The Zoo. You can’t go wrong with lil smokies!

36. Blue Cheese Stuffed Olives

Blue Cheese Stuffed olives 1
Photo Credit: Easy Appetizers

Imma be puttin away these Blue Cheese Stuffed Olives by Easy Appetizers at my Thanksgiving like there’s no tomorrow!

37. French Dip Sliders

French Dip Sliders
Photo Credit: NinjaCue

Try these juicy French Dip Sliders by NinjaCue this year. Awesome for light meals before Thanksgiving.

38. Air Fryer Okra

Air Fyer Okra
Photo Credit: Air Fryer Eats

Give your vegetarian guests some love with this Air Fryer Eats Air Fryer Okra.

39. Antipasto Skewers

Anitpesto Skewers
Photo Credit: Dinner At The Zoo

These Antipasto Skewers by Dinner At The Zoo are easy and elegant!

Thanksgiving Turkey Pop Holder

Handcrafted Wooden Turkey Sucker Holder

How cute is this wooden Turkey sucker holder? It’s a perfect addition to the kiddie table at your Thanksgiving!


40. Garlic Bagel Chips

Garlic Bagel Chips 1
Photo Credit: I Am Homesteader

Give your guests these yummy Garlic Bagel Chips by I Am Homesteader to dip their delicious ceviche. and cheeses with.

41. Spinach Puffs

Spinach Puffs 1
Photo Credit: Lil Luna

These Spinach Puffs by Lil Luna are cute, cheesy, savory, and flavorful.

42. Pita Chips

Pita Chips 1
Photo Credit: I Am Homesteader

Pita Chips from I Am Homesteader are great on their own or perfect for cheese dippin!

43. Rasberry Baked Brie

Rasberry Baked Brie
Photo Credit: Dinner At The Zoo

This Rasberry Baked Brie by Dinner At The Zoo is fresh, cheesy, and decadent AF. You are well on your way to a Thanksgiving food coma.

Charcuterie Board

Bamboo Charcuterie Board

This bamboo board creates the most stunning and tasty charcuterie board at Thanksgiving.


44. Cranberry Meatballs

Cranberry meatballs
Photo Credit: Aimee Mars Living

You can smell these Cranberry Meatballs by Aimee Mars Living through the photo!

45. Burrata Caprese

Burrata Caprese
Photo Credit: Aimee Mars Living

Another amazing Thanksgiving appetizer by Aimee Mars Living. Get after this, Burrata Caprese asap.

46. Cheddar and Herb Cheese Straws

Cheddar and Herb cheese Straws
Photo Credit: Once Upon a Chef

Garlic Herb Cheese Straws by Once Upon a Chef are perfect Thanksgiving appetizers for kiddos at the party.

47. Bourbon Peach Pecan Dip

Bourbon Peach Pecan Dip
Photo Credit: I Am Homesteader

This Bourbon Peach Pecan Dip by I Am Homesteader makes a great dip for guests with a sweet tooth.

48. Garlic Parmesan Knots

Garlic Parmesean Knots
Photo Credit: Dinner At The Zoo

Garlic Knots from Dinner At The Zoo are great for dipping.

49. Fennel and Proscuitto Flatbread

Fennel and Proscuitto Flatbread
Photo Credit: It’s Thyme 2 Cook

This Fennel & Proscuitto Flatbread by Its Thyme 2 Cook is SO good.

50. Charcuterie Board

Charcuterie Board
Photo Credit: Dinner At The Zoo

Create the ultimate Thanksgiving charcuterie board with this Dinner At The Zoo recipe.

Thanksgiivng plates

Authentic Vintage 1950s Autumn Leaves China Set

Made with ceramic in 1950s Japan, this vintage autumn leaves China Set is perfect for a Thanksgiving meal—a unique set of Thanksgiving dinner plates.


The Very Best Thanksgiving Appetizers

Fried mushrooms
Dinner At The Zoo: Fried Mushrooms

Girl, I hope you found this Thanksgiving appetizers list to be helpful because making this list made me hungry AF!

You are going to make the ultimate Thanksgiving food baby! Whether savoring a savory turkey-inspired bite, relishing the innovative twists of keto-friendly creations, or enjoying a light and refreshing prelude to the main event, remember that every morsel celebrates tradition and creativity.

So, as we gather around the table, let’s raise our glasses to good food, great company, and the cherished memories that make this season truly special. Happy Thanksgiving, and may your hearts and plates be full! 🍁🦃🥂

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