12+ Wedding Appetizer Ideas that Everybody Loves

Wedding Appetizer Ideas
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The right appetizer will kick off your big day with a delicious bang! The appetizer extravaganza will turn any wedding nibbles into bites of bliss, whether you’re having an intimate gathering or a grand celebration. Prepare to spoil your palate with the best wedding appetizer ideas you could wish for!

Elegant Salmon Bites

If you are looking for an elegant solution, these smoked salmon and cucumber bites are your way to go.

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Appetizer
These smoked salmon cucumber appetizers are not only tasty but also visually appealing, making them a perfect choice for parties, celebrations, or as a light and refreshing snack. Enjoy!
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Smoked Salmon Cucumber Appetizer

Mini Chicken and Waffles

If there’s one combo that everybody loves, that’s chicken and waffles!

Chicken Waffles
The breading is super crunchy and aromatic because of the parmesan and granulated garlic in the mixture. I drizzled it with my favorite sweet chili sauce, but you can go for whatever sauce you fancy – from honey to hot sauce. Here is the only recipe for the best Chicken Waffles you’ll ever need!
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Chicken Waffles

Italian Sandwiches

Italian food lovers will adore the following appetizers.

Stracciatella Sandwich with Prosciutto
This Stracciatella Sandwich combines fresh ingredients like arugula, succulent prosciutto, and creamy Stracciatella cheese layered between slices of toasted ciabatta bread. Renowned for its delightful assembly, the Prosciutto sandwich brings a taste of Italy to your plate with every bite.
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recipe for Stracciatella Sandwich with Prosciutto
Stracciatella Cheese Sandwich with Mortadella
Enjoy this luxurious Stracciatella Cheese sandwich that combines the creamy texture of stracciatella with the rich flavor of mortadella, all enhanced by the homemade pistachio pesto.
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Stracciatella Cheese Sandwich with Mortadella

Quesadillas

Any quesadillas will do, but if you are looking for an idea that will sound like a million dollars, chicken and steak quesadilla is the one you want.

Chicken and Steak Quesadilla
This dish is super fun, scrumptious, and simple to make! Juicy and tender meat, swathed in stretchy cheese, inside a crispy tortilla – sounds perfect, right? Here is the recipe for this flavorful bite, that everyone will LOVE!
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Chicken and Steak Quesadilla recipe 1

Deviled Egg Cupcakes

Because regular deviled eggs are just too basic for weddings.

Deviled Egg Cupcakes
If you hate peeling the boiled eggs or simply want fancier appetizers -this one is for you! Eggs and avocados are a match made in heaven, so I used that combination. Chilli, lime, and smoked paprika fuse all the flavors together in one perfect bite!
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Deviled Egg Cupcakes recipe 1

Hand Chicken Pot Pie

These mini chicken pot pies are easy to make and even easier to eat. They make great appetizers.

Deep Fried Chicken Pot Pie
The only thing better than the regular pie is pie pockets! I adore the flaky crust on the outside and the rich, creamy, and tender filling inside. My favorite combination is chicken tenders, carrots, peas, and sweet corn. YUM!
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Deep Fried Chicken Pot Pies

Grilled Shrimp Skewers

If you want to add more seafood to your wedding appetizer table, I recommend shrimp skewers. People usually love shrimp even if they don’t eat fish, and that’s why it is my safe bet.

Texas Roadhouse Grilled Shrimp Appetizer
TR copycat recipe for grilled shrimp skewers. Tasty and juicy, just like the original ones.
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texas roadhouse shrimp skewers

Chicken Crescent Roll Ups

Here’s one budget-friendly and time-saving appetizer idea—crescent rolls but with chicken meat inside.

Chicken Crescent Roll Ups
When you need a quick appetizer or snack, chicken crescent roll ups are an excellent choice.
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Chicken Crescent Roll Ups

Foie Gras

This appetizer screams gourmet sophistication – ideal for a wedding! It’s the kind of bite that wows you – the richness of the foie gras dances perfectly with the chutney’s caramelized onion sweetness.

Foie Gras & Onion Chutney Appetizer
The delicate marriage of foie gras, sweet onion and spices! This delicious appetizer is easy and perfect for any celebration. Follow our short recipe with step-by-step, illustrated instructions.
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Foie Gras & Onion Chutney Appetizer

Ahi Poke Wontons

Succulent cubes of fresh tuna marinated in a zesty blend nestled in crispy wonton cups are a crunchy, savory delight that feels like a mini vacation to Hawaii. It is an amazing fusion that will offer your guests not just a snack, but an experience.

Ahi Poke
Add a little soy sauce, sesame oil and vinegar to some fresh ahi tuna and you get a wonderfully flavorful Ahi Poke that’s great any time of the year.
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wontons

Oysters Rockefeller

This golden masterpiece is rich, savory, and oh-so-decadent – wonderful to serve at a beachy wedding. Serve these plump, juicy oysters on a bed of rock salt and top them with a luscious mixture of spinach and herbs.

Oysters Rockefeller
This easy Oysters Rockefeller recipe is always a hit. Topped with creamy spinach and breadcrumbs that get nice and crispy under the broiler.
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Oysters Rockefeller

Prosciutto-Wrapped Dates

Each bite of prosciutto-wrapped dates is a flavor explosion – sweet, salty, creamy, and crispy all at once! These little bundles of joy are heavenly contrasts of textures that will be a party hit.

Prosciutto Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Dates
A quick and easy appetizer for any occasion! Prosciutto wrapped cheese stuffed dates with thyme, honey and balsamic glaze! Just 6 ingredients!
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Prosciutto Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Dates

Individual Seven Layer Dip Cups

I would love to be a guest at a wedding where they serve these party cups! It is both eye-catching and delish but in layers, with a side of crispy tortilla chips.

Individual Seven Layer Dip Cups
Everything you love about Seven Layer Dip assembled in individual-sized servings. The perfect game day appetizer for your next watch party!
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Individual Seven Layer Dip Cups

Smoked Salmon Tartare

These Texan-inspired bites are an outstanding blend of elegant and down-home delicious! Smoky tender salmon with zesty lime dressing gives the missing kick and makes each bite a bold, flavorful adventure! 

Texas Smoked Salmon Tartare Recipe
These spicy, tangy little hors d’oeuvres are chef Dean Fearing’s take on the classic combination of smoked salmon, red onion and capers.
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Texas Smoked Salmon Tartare Recipe

Mini Pizzas

Mini pizzas are crowd-pleasers – superb to bring a dash of Italy to your wedding. Choose any toppings you like and make them simple or extra fancy – as you wish!

Mini Homemade Pizzas
These homemade mini pizzas are so easy to make, using a 30 minute mini pizza dough recipe, and are the perfect lunchbox snacks.
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Mini Homemade Pizzas

Summer Roll Bites

Rice paper packed with vegetables and a tad peanut dipping sauce is a rhapsody of flavors. You can serve them in Asian spoons to make them fancier!

Vegan Tofu Spring Rolls
Vegan Tofu Spring Rolls with fresh veggies, salt & pepper tofu, vermicelli noodles, herbs, & a peanut dipping sauce!
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Vegan Tofu Spring Rolls

Mini Borek

This is the best appetizer to serve if you want to bring a homey, rustic vibe to your wedding table. They are super flavorful, simple to eat, and most importantly, they won’t stain your dress!

Mini Borek (Börek) with Feta & Tomatoes
A quick and easy-to-prepare snack you can take to a picnic or serve when having a beer/wine with friends in your garden: Mini Borek (Börek) with Feta & Sun-dried Tomatoes.
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Mini Borek (Börek) with Feta & Tomatoes

Greek Potato Skins

If you’re blasting Abba at your wedding, Greek potato skins are the only logical choice for the appetizer! Each piece is a burst of flavors – savory, tangy, and utterly tasty.

Greek Potato Skins
These healthy Greek Potato Skins are baked until crispy then topped with roasted garlic hummus and fresh veggies! We love ours with avocado, tomato…
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Greek Potato Skins

Korean Beef on a Cucumber

This bite is a journey through Korean cuisine that will impress your guests – crisp cucumber slices topped with rich, spicy beef. The taste is out-of-this-world, even if you don’t fancy red meat particularly.

Spicy Korean Beef & Cucumber Appetizers
Slices of cucumber are topped with beef Strip Steak, herbed cream cheese and a spicy Asian Sauce. This Beef.
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Spicy Korean Beef & Cucumber Appetizers

Shotglass Satay

Juicy chicken skewers pair flawlessly with spicy peanut sauce. I love this serving option for a wedding party, as each guest can eat, dip, and mingle at the same time.

Shotglass Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce
These spicy and sweet chicken skewers will melt in your mouth with flavor, and you’ll want to put this peanut sauce on everything! Free range chicken delivery…
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satay

Chefs, a huge thank you for these wonderful ideas! These will make any party a feast!

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