Appetizer Inspiration-15 Amazing Recipes That Your Friends Will Love

Girl, you will be The Star Of Girls Night Bunco when you bring one of these delicious apps to the next party! It’s always fun to decide what appetizer to bring to Bunco each month and 15 Amazing Appetizer Ideas for Bunco or Girls Night Out is going to help you decide what you can bring to the next party. There are so many ideas here from so many wonderful food bloggers that you’re sure to find the one (or two) for you!

About now you might be wondering what the heck is bunco?

The most important thing to know right now is that Bunco is really just a great girls night out party where 12 or more of your closest friends get together and roll dice or just hang out and enjoy great food and drinks. And you don’t have to limit it to Bunco. Whatever party you are going to, you will find a great appetizer recipe to bring right here!

If you are intrigued and want to know more about bunco right now, just click here to read about how to get your own Bunco group started! 

Don’t you think that we all kinda get in a rut when it comes to bringing a dish or snack to a party. I find myself picking up a bag of pita chips and a tub of hummus. Someone else always brings a vegetable tray, someone else has a pizza delivered. BORING!!

Now think of a girls night out at your book club or bunco game where everyone brought a unique, almost fancy appetizer. Something you don’t get on a regular basis? Wouldn’t that be nice? Well, I’ve got good news. I’ve done the work for you and put together a list of some recipes that might just get you a little excited about your contribution to the next party.

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Prosciutto Pear Brie En Croute

This first recipe makes me want some RIGHT NOW! Love, love, love baked brie and with pears and Procuitto? How divine and perfect to up your appetizer game with your girlfriends!

You can find this recipe by Valentina at The Baking Fairy, here!

Picture Courtesy of The Baking Fairy


Homemade Boursin-Style Cheese

The Saucy Southerner has a creamy, rich recipe for Boursin Style Cheese that you can apparently use on just about anything. Do I need to say more than Cheese? As a topping, dip or whatever, it’s, well, cheese. Yum!

You can find this recipe by The Saucy Southerner, right here! 

Picture courtesy of The Saucy Southerner

Salted Caramel Truffles

The next recipe is from Christina over at xtinaluvspink. All I can say, is when can I have some of these? Salted Caramel anything is the BEST! You will be the star of the show bringing these babies to the party!!

You can find this luscious recipe right here!

Picture courtesy of Christina Luvs Pink


Sautéed Spinach Crostini

Now, how about something a little bit healthier? I bet at least half of your group is on a “diet” or trying to eat better. Why temp them with high calorie and fat when you can bring them something this fresh and delicious!

You can find this yummy healthy recipe right here!

Picture courtesy of The Domestic Dietitian


Ladybug Caprese

Now, these are just so darn cute that I can’t stand it! How adorable are they? Really? I’m amazed at the cuteness. Oh, and mozzarella, basil and tomatoes are a flavor bomb! And fresh and healthy.

You can find the full recipe here.

Picture courtesy of Lora at Diary of a Mad Hausfrau.

Homemade Spinach Hummus

I don’t know about you but I love a good hummus and I really love that you can make it out of just about anything. This hummus recipe is made with Spinach instead of the usual Chickpea variety. You can’t help but dip your pita in this deliciousness!

See the full recipe here.

Picture courtesy of Jenna at The Urben Life

Radish Butter Spread

Radish Butter Spread? I’ve never heard of this before but it looks interesting and quite yummy.  I love the way the radishes add color to the butter and it looks so elegant. Bread slathered in butter and sprinkled with a little sea salt? Sign me up!

You can find this recipe right here. 

Picture courtesy of Cynthia at Feeding Big

Cranberry Feta Pinwheels

I love this idea! What a fresh take on the usual pinwheels you get every time you go to a party. They’re all the same! With this one, you’ve got some sweet and tart and a bit of delicious feta cheese. Yum!!

You can find this recipe right here.

Picture courtesy of Sarah at the Pajama Chef

Mushroom Leek Turnovers

This next recipe is actually mine as featured on All She Cooks as a guest post. This handheld mini pie is rich and creamy, full of leeks and yummy mushrooms and sour cream.

You can find the full recipe here.

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms are always welcome and lend an elegance to any type of party. This recipe from Monica at Nourish and Fete is no exception. These mushrooms are stuffed with seasoned cream cheese and Parmesan cheese with seasonings. Delicious!

You can find the recipe here.

Picture courtesy of Monica at Nourish and Fete


Edamame Basil Hummus

Basil, Edamame Hummus-Doesn’t that just sound delicious? Not only delicious but a very healthy option if you are watching carbs and calories. This would be another winner for the ladies who are watching their weight.

You can find this recipe right here.

Picture courtesy of Join Us Pull Up A Chair


Jalapeno Sour Cream Dip & Raw Veggies

Bring on the heat! You’ve got to have some fresh veggies at every party, but this dip is miles ahead of the everyday ranch dressing that’s usually served! Add some celery and carrots on the side and you’ve got a vegetable tray that people will be talking about.

You can find the full recipe here.

Picture courtesy of Sarah at Sarah Cooks The Books

Chipotle Rosemary Roasted Nuts

What’s better at a party than a handful of fresh roasted nuts. Sweet and Salty? Now that’s just a wonderful bonus. These nuts will be just what the doctor ordered!

See the full recipe here.

Picture courtesy of Diane at Hello Fun Seekers


Spicy Crispy Baked Chickpeas

This recipe has very few ingredients, is easy to prepare and is a great healthy appetizer option too. My husband is ready for me to make a batch of these babies.

You can find the full recipe here.

Picture courtesy of Kelly at Kelly Lynns Sweets and Treats


Crack Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs are always welcome at a party. I’m pretty sure that everyone likes deviled eggs unless they are allergic of course, but really, who doesn’t like a good deviled egg? This recipe takes the everyday deviled egg and just kicks it up a notch or two.

You can find the full recipe here. 

Picture courtesy of Mindy at The Mommy Mouse Clubhouse

Do you have any favorite appetizer recipes that you’d like to share? Leave me a comment below. No recipes? That’s ok, I’d love to hear from you anytime!

Thanks for visiting today. Melissa

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