Good parties become GREAT with fabulous food! Explore the appetizers and party snacks section of Goodie Godmother for menu inspiration for your next soiree.
Here you’ll find a variety of recipes, all tested by your hostess, the Goodie Godmother, and enjoyed at various events.
Many of these recipes take minimal time to assemble or can be made in advance. You’ll find some fun tips and tricks for holidays and themed parties, but most of the recipes are perfect anytime.
If you aren’t sure where to start, here are some ideas to inspire:
- Bacon Goat Cheese Dates
- Cranberry Apple Baked Brie
- Halloween Puppy Chow – This is a cereal snack mix, not dog food!
- My best ever guide to making a cheese board with whatever you’d like
- Soft and tasty pretzel bites
- Feta Spinach Turkey Meatballs – I’ve been making this recipe for over 10 years!
I firmly believe that food brings people together and entertaining should be stress-free. Entertaining for us is usually a casual affair.
While the food is important, the most important thing is enjoying the time you have to spend with those you’re sharing food with!
Keeping that in mind, you’ll find tips and tricks for shortcuts, budget entertaining, and simple yet elegant serving ideas peppered through the posts.
Whip up a batch of this delicious sweet cereal snack mix with a festive Christmas twist! This Reindeer Munch – aka Christmas Puppy Chow or Muddy Buddies recipe – makes a great treat for movie nights or a fun filler for cookie platters.
Easy is the way to win the big game tailgate with this everything bagel pigs in a blanket recipe! This simple appetizer recipe takes just a few minutes to prepare and is always a huge hit at parties.
Indulge your Cuban food cravings and keep things on the lighter side with these delicious air fryer tostones! This savory plantain recipe requires minimal ingredients and is ready in minutes with the help of your air fryer.
Cuban-style croquetas de pollo, aka chicken croquettes, are a must if you’re craving Miami street food. This classic chicken croquetas recipe is perfect for parties or tapas night at home. Make a big batch – this appetizer recipe is freezer friendly!
A perfect appetizer anytime, these bacon goat cheese dates check all the flavor boxes! Savory, sweet, and bacon make this one of the first party snacks to disappear from the table.
You’ll love this easy, cheesy spinach squares recipe! This classic appetizer is a must save for effortless entertaining. You can even bake ahead and freeze!