Easy Party Snack Recipes To Help You Celebrate The Little Things In Life
It's not always easy to celebrate lately but we believe that no matter how small the success, how insignificant the event, or how minor the victory, you can and should nourish your emotional well being and recognize these triumphs.
Don't sweat the small stuff and have a toast for every little win! Here are easy appetizer finger food recipes to remind you that anything can still matter during these uncertain times:
1 Deviled Eggs Recipes
Sometimes, one ingredient can be the highlight of a meal. In the case of these delicious eggs, eggs are not just hard-boiled. The yolks are mashed, seasoned, and made super delicious with other ingredients. It's piped right back into the egg white shells so you always get a generous bite when you pick one up. You won't be able to stop at just one of these delicious deviled eggs!
2 Meatballs In Wonton Baskets Recipe
These meaty tarts look stunning! Believe it or not, these are easy to make! The meatballs can be your favorite mix of ground meat and seasonings. These will be stuffed with cheese and a touch of seasoned tomato sauce so it won't dry up. The edible baskets meanwhile are made from store-bought wonton wrappers leftover from your previous dumpling session. Toast these until the meatballs are cooked through and the "baskets" are crisp! No need for toothpicks!
3 Teriyaki Chicken Lollipops Recipe
There's something about chicken lollipops that screams "party!" The handy chicken bones that are exposed make these natural finger food recipes, so the question is really how you're going to cook these. Try a simple breaded recipe made flavorful with a touch of a sweet savory sauce and an earthy and spicy dip that will clear your head of all your troubles.
4 Dynamite Lumpia Recipe
Lumpia is the ultimate party food so why not make a spicier version that marries a lumpiang shanghai and a cheese stick in one spicy bite? That's probably how the dynamite lumpia was created! These fried spring rolls are stuffed with a green chili pepper that's also been stuffed with cheese and a delicious meaty filling. Fry it up so the cheese melts, the meat cooks through, and the wrapper becomes crispy.
5 Roasted Baby Potatoes Recipe
Roasting potatoes may not sound festive and worthy of being a party appetizer but who can say no to potatoes that are crispy and delicious? Fries may be popular but these roasted baby potatoes will trump those thin strips with their flavorful toppings. A toss in spices, a spoonful of soured cream, and a sprinkle of chorizo is all it takes to make these party-worthy.
6 Mozzarella Sticks Recipe
Your average cheese sticks are delicious, but mozzarella sticks may have the upper hand when it comes to being Instagrammable! Indulge yourself and make these stretchy cheese sticks when you feel you need to have fun with your food, too. How long will mozzarella stretch? You can find out!
7 Pinoy Pizza Recipe
What's a party without pizza? You can order it but why let someone else have the fun of making these bites? Grab a pizza crust (or use leftover bread) from the supermarket and the ingredients to make it at home instead! Top it off using these Pinoy ingredient suggestions or a simple pepperoni and cheese topping.
Anything can be made into an event worthy to celebrate! From the simplest victory to finally completing a difficult task, feed your basic emotional need to acknowledge you did something worthy of notice. Feed it two or more of these recipes and make it a festive occasion to share with the rest of your family, too.
Thinking about what to cook next? Join our Facebook group, Yummy Pinoy Cooking Club, to get more recipe ideas, share your own dishes, and find out what the rest of the community are making and eating!
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