25 Delicious BBQ Appetizers

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These ready-to-serve appetizers are a fantastic way to add some excitement to any festive gathering!

If you’re looking for something easy and delicious to serve at your next party, look no further.

Pineapple salsa is a simple yet flavorful condiment that pairs well with any savory dish.

You can use it as a dip, or just toss it on a plate with some shredded cheese and crispy chips.

Whether you’re hosting a baby shower or the next backyard BBQ, these barbecue appetizers are sure to impress.

The best part?

They’re all wholesome and fun.

Let’s get in the barbie!

Delicious BBQ Appetizers

1. Pineapple Salsa Recipe

If you’re looking for a way to spice up your tastebuds, this salsa is the one you need.

It contains pineapple juice, which gives it a sweet and sour taste that’s out of this world.

And since it pairs so well with chicken or pork, you can even make it as a side dish.


2. Cheeseburger Sliders

The best cheeseburger sliders are full of meat and cheese, but you can also build your own from ground beef and your favorite cheese.

If you’re skeptical about the sauce, fear not.

This recipe doesn’t call for a specific sauce.

Since there is no burger patty to hold it together, the sauce will be more like a glaze.

I like mine with ketchup, mustard, and mayo; however, that might depend on what kind of cheeses you have on hand.

3. Easy Pulled Pork Sliders

I’m a huge fan of pulled pork, but I don’t think I can ever get enough of the sweet and savory BBQ sauce.

So when this recipe comes up on my radar, I have to try it.

You’ll use a slow cooker to cook it all together, so the flavors are well-blended.

If you want an extra kick, try adding some Sriracha if you like your barbecue spicy.

For me, it still tastes best without the bbq sauce – just in case you want something different!

4. Perfect Queso Dip Recipe

If you love your queso with lots of peppers, onions, and chilies, then this recipe is for you.

It’s a fabulous dip that’s so thick and creamy you won’t believe it comes from a can!

And if you think that’s good enough for us gourmets, wait until you try it with your favorite chips and veggies!

5. Cheddar Pigs In A Blanket

If you’re looking for a more traditional Christmas recipe, try this classic.

I know it sounds odd, but there’s a reason this cheese and cracker dish is called “cheddar pigs in a blanket.”

The colder winter weather makes the combination of cheddar and milk super creamy!

My favorite way to eat this dish is with some cream cheese on top.

It tastes just like butter cookies!

6. Jalapeno Popper Pinwheels

These pinwheels are brimming with smoky, cheesy goodness.

They’re easy to make and taste even better when served warm.

Simply mix the ingredients together and roll them in panko breadcrumbs before frying until golden brown.

Serve them warm with a hot drink like coffee or tea for a mouth-watering treat!

7. Cracked Out Corn Dip Recipe

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love a good dip.

From the kids to the picky eaters, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

If you want to turn your favorite corn dip into an adult beverage, this recipe is perfect!

With peppers, onions, and garlic in a cream cheese mixture, it has just enough heat to make people beg for more.

8. Little Smokies Wrapped In Bacon With Brown Sugar – Kitchen Gidget

Even the most hardcore of high-fat diets will enjoy this recipe.

The bright, salty sweetness of bacon, brown sugar, and spicy chipotle is so addictive!

This recipe uses slow cooker meat to create a time-saving meal with minimal effort.

I like to pair some cooked pork with my new go-to coffee mashup.

It’s just what you need when your stomach starts growling at 5:00 am.

9. Potato Skins

Potato skins are a classic dish from Ireland and the UK.

They’re fried with butter, onions, and garlic for a hearty meal.

These little potato skins can be made in just 10 minutes.

So if you have time to make potatoes but not time to cook, these are your solution!

They’re super juicy and flavorful, so they don’t need anything else.

10. Easy Cheesy Garlic Bread

As I mentioned, a lot of people get their garlic bread from the grocery store.

For those who are looking for something special, this recipe is a must-make.

I love how simple it is to get out of that refrigerated baked goods box and into your house on time.

Add some cheese before baking and you’ll have an easy dinner in no time.

11. Garlic Grilled Shrimp

This grilled shrimp recipe is a great way to prepare for the summer cookouts.

Shrimp is full of flavor and will pair well with pretty much any dish.

This recipe calls for fresh garlic, butter, lemon juice, and Parmesan cheese.

It’s quick and easy to throw together, but it has plenty of zest and malty notes that work well with seafood.

Serve this dish as part of a summer meal or grab a few extra pieces for your next dinner party!

12. Easy Nachos

Nachos are one of my favorite snacks.

The crunchy taco chips add so much extra goodness to the dish.

I like them with pinto beans and hot sauce, but this recipe is fantastic with corn and cheese.

Just roll everything up in foil, bake your nachos until nice and crispy, then dig in!

13. Best Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe

If you love spinach artichoke dip but don’t like the thought of eating an entire tub of it, this is a great alternative to make at home.

The ingredients are just as tasty and nutritious, too.

This recipe tastes just as good on crackers or breadsticks as it does in dips.

And unlike the original version, there’s no extra cheese in this recipe!

Serve with a fresh green salad for an elegant meal that won’t leave you feeling guilty afterward.

14. Easy Watermelon Skewers With Prosciutto {Gluten Free}

Watermelon and prosciutto are a match made in heaven.

The sweet, juicy sweetness of the watermelon pairs perfectly with that salty flavor.

And I mean, it’s just too good!

These skewers are infused with fresh lemon juice to cut through all that deliciousness.

Serve them at your next BBQ or bring them for lunch at work.

They’re perfect on their own or as part of an entree.

15. Grilled Potato Chips With Garlic Aioli

If you’re one of those people who doesn’t like to dip their chips in anything, this recipe is the next best thing.

The creamy aioli pairs perfectly with the crispy potato chips.

This recipe is an easy, no-fuss way to serve up a healthy snack without much effort.

16. Balsamic Bruschetta

I love bruschetta, but I don’t always have time to make it.

But when the recipe calls for balsamic vinegar in the dressing, I have to make it.

This is a simple combination of tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, basil leaves, and pecorino romano cheese.

You can use whatever you like.

Just remember to add more salt and pepper as needed and let it sit for 10 minutes before serving.

(You can also keep it in the fridge until you need it.)

17. Jalapeño Poppers

These jalapeno poppers are another delicious way to get your mouth watering.

They’re sweet, spicy, and absolutely addictive.

They look great on a platter with some thin-cut bacon and cheese oozing out of the sides.

You can use cooked bacon for this recipe, but it will make things too thick.

So, if you want it extra crispy, crisp up some veggies first.

18. Parmesan Zucchini Fries (Healthy and Extra Crispy!) – Rasa Malaysia

These Parmesan zucchini fries are a great way to add veggies to your nightlife.

They’re perfect for the keto diet, but they’ll also make you feel good about indulging in something healthy.

They’re crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, with just a hint of spice that tickles your tastebuds.

Topped with parmesan cheese, they’re irresistible!

19. Hawaiian Chicken Kebabs

Crispy chicken cutlet and juicy pineapple on skewers are definitely a match made in heaven.

If you’re looking for a recipe to spice up your life, try this one.

The sweet and tangy pineapple will surely make your tastebuds jump.

It’s the perfect balance of flavors that pairs surprisingly well with the savory coconut sauce.

Take it from me, though, chicken kebabs are not just for the summer!


20. Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

This rich and creamy dip is so good, you won’t even need to add the cheese!

It also calls for ground beef, which can be substituted with chicken or turkey.

Also, don’t forget the hot sauce.

This dip will keep in the fridge for a few days (or a week) but best served over fresh veggies.

21. Easy Italian Tomato Bruschetta

Looking for a tasty, easy to make recipe?

Look no further than tomato bruschetta!

This simple recipe is perfect for busy weeknights.

It features fresh tomatoes, zesty balsamic vinegar, and cheese.

For a more complex flavor, add extra basil or parmesan to the mix.

Need something extra special?

Add some roasted garlic crumbles.

Or go all out with a drizzle of honey-soaked prosciutto for an added touch of sweetness.

22. Smoked Potato Skins

Here’s another one for the bacon lovers in the crowd.

This recipe uses smoked potatoes instead of bacon to make your next low-carb meal just a bit sweeter and more savory.

They’re fried up like regular potatoes, but then they’re tossed in a smoky BBQ sauce before being baked until golden and crispy.

It’s an easy way to add some extra flavor and a smidge of sweetness to any dish.

23. Loaded Tater Tots

These tater tots are to die for.

They’re crispy, crunchy, and loaded with cheese, bacon bits, and even more cheese on top.

I love the roasted red pepper flavor and the smoky flavor from the bacon.

It gives these a ton of texture that’ll make your tastebuds dance.

You can serve them as an appetizer or a meal in itself.

Either way, you won’t regret it!

24. Grilled Peach Crostini Recipe With Mascarpone And Honey

If you love peaches, this last recipe is a must-try.

Grilling your fruit to perfection is always the best way to enjoy it.

It releases all of its natural juices, which means you get all that delicious flavor.

And while there’s nothing wrong with eating your fruit raw, this is a buttery crostini!

Combine mascarpone and honey for the perfect glaze.

Then serve this on fresh peaches, or even just on a piece of bread.

25. Pineapple Cream Cheese Pig Shots

Pineapple cream cheese pig shots are another terrific way to celebrate summer.

They’re a great party food that everyone can enjoy.

With a little bit of rum, pineapple juice, and vanilla ice cream, you can make these mouthwatering desserts.

In other words, they’re ridiculously good!

Between the creamy taste and the slightly sweet pineapple flavor, you won’t want them to last long.

And how great do they look?

They’ll definitely be gone in seconds.

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