18 Tiny Finger Foods You Can Serve on a Toothpick
Categories: Appetizers

18 Tiny Finger Foods You Can Serve on a Toothpick

Whether you’re throwing a banging dinner party, a snazzy award show party or a bash to celebrate game day, epic appetizers are a *must* for any get-together. If you want to take your bite-sized appetizer recipes a bit further, try making them all appetizers on sticks. That’s right — skewer those tasty bites with a toothpick and your guests can grab and go as they please. This makes snacking easier so you and your friends can focus on the main event. Scroll down for 18 finger food recipes from a BLT to chicken and waffles… all that you can serve on a toothpick!

1. BBQ Chicken Skewers With Blue Cheese Crumbles: If you love blue cheese and celery but not their usual spicy Buffalo counterpart, these BBQ chicken skewers will be right up your alley. They’re sweet and saucy with a sharp bite and a fresh crunch. (via Stacey Homemaker)

2. Beet Salad on a Stick: Whatever get-together you have planned, you need to have a couple of vegetarian options up your sleeve. Rest assured, your herbivorous friends will flip for this bite-sized combo of beet, goat cheese, arugula and walnut. (via Salty Canary)

3. Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Tea Sandwich: Long live the BLT! To turn it into a bite-sized nosh, go for slices of Roma tomatoes and use a cookie cutter to create like-sized circles of white bread. (via Oh, How Civilized)

4. Chicken Caesar Salad Pinwheels: When you’re serving passable dishes, salads can be a bit too fussy for their own good. Get that creamy crunch you desire in an easy-to-eat package by rolling chicken Caesar salad in a tortilla and slicing into pinwheels. (via Food Fun Family)

5. Bacon Cream Cheese Bites: It’s official: You can wrap just about anything in bacon and it will taste amazing. With only bread, cream cheese, chives and bacon, you can create an incredibly easy app that will stun your guests. (via Garnish With Lemon)

6. Grilled Garlic Shrimp Skewers: Simplicity is essential when dealing with sweet, fresh shrimp. A brush of garlic and butter is all you need to enhance their flavor to epic restaurant-worthy levels. (via Simply Recipes)

7. Hawaiian Chicken Bites: Bring your favorite pizza toppings into cocktail hour with these sweet and sour Hawaiian chicken skewers. Brush with your favorite BBQ sauce and add a chunk of SPAM for an authentic flavor. (via Rasa Malaysia)

8. Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Cucumber Bites: Nix the bagel and enjoy your lox on top of a slice of crunchy cucumber. These would be perfect for a brunch party alongside lots of mimosas. (via Baker by Nature)

9. Manchego Cheese, Ham and Olive Bites: These no-cook tapas bites are a quick way to wow a crowd with minimal effort. Try drizzling with honey after assembling for an added sweet touch. (via My Kitchen Love)

10. Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites: If you want an appetizer that’s worthy of the main course, these chicken cordon bleu bites should do the trick. They’re a warm, buttery and cheesy treat that are *more* than worth the extra effort. (via Great Grub, Delicious Treats)

11. Mini Chicken and Waffles: There’s no shame in using frozen food to your advantage, especially when you have the task of hosting a party. Dress up mini waffles and chicken tenders with maple syrup and herbs de Provence and no one will be the wiser. (via Almost Makes Perfect)

12. Mini Cheeseburgers: If you really want to make a statement with your party food, go all out and whip up mini cheeseburgers. Think sliders but EVEN tinier. Homemade buns are totally required. (via Pizzazzerie)

13. Easy Pesto Tortellini Skewers: If you can boil water, you can make these skewers faster than you can say tortellini. Dress with pesto and sundried tomatoes for optimal flavor. (via Foody Schmoody Blog)

14. Rosemary Pineapple Mozzarella Bites: Using a rosemary stem as a skewer to hold your pineapple and mozzarella is both practical and delicious. Not to mention, the presentation is pretty spectacular.(via Cook. Craft. Love.)

15. Prosciutto-Wrapped Pears With Blue Cheese: You’ll want to savor each and every bite of these sweet and pungent snacks. Serve with a round of bubbly to balance their salty bite. (via Recipe Runner)

16. Saucy Asian Meatballs: Saucy meatballs are a party must-have. It’s doubtful you’ll have leftovers, but if you do, they’ll be great over rice for lunch the next day. (via Gimme Some Oven)

17. Spicy Shrimp and Sausage Skewers: Bring the flavors of N’Awlins to your shindig with these Cajun-style skewers. Serve with a spicy lemon aioli for dipping and ice cold beer for sipping. (via Iowa Girl Eats)

18. Wedge Salad Skewers: If you have to eat a salad, it might as well be on a stick. Plus, the topping-to-lettuce ratio is way more appealing than the alternative. (via Love & Zest)

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