Finger foods are the best kind of food. They’re easy to make and, of course, eat. There is no hassle with utensils and it’s fairly easy to make a cute presentation out of them. The recipes are always super simple, so you want be slaving over a hot stove all day. You have other things to prepare for as well! They make for great appetizers and even better snacks. If you plan on hosting a party, or even just treating yourself to a fun snack, these easy finger foods will fool everyone into thinking you’re a chef, maybe even yourself:
1. Jalapeno poppers
We’re going to start this off on a spicy note with jalapeno poppers. This easy finger food will have everyone thinking you’re an absolute genius. The cheesiness satisfies any cheese lover and the spiciness of the jalapeno satisfies any spicy food lover. The fried food lovers aren’t missing out either! If you want something even more fun, try the poppers with cream cheese instead of cheddar. Here is a recipe to get you started.
2. Pizza rolls
I’m not talkin’ the pizza rolls you stick in the over, I’m talkin’ homemade ones. We want everyone at the party to think you’re a chef, not a lazy college student. Although they might not be as easy as microwaved pizza rolls, these pizza rolls are seriously an easy finger food. Everyone will be wondering why they’ve been buying them this whole time because the homemade way is just so much better. Try out this great pizza roll recipe.
3. Deviled eggs
I immediately trust that anyone who can make deviled eggs is a chef at heart. They are, in reality, a very easy finger food to make, but the presentation just makes them look so complex. They only involve a few ingredients, but you can of course spice things up a little bit. Hopefully having these at your party will make your guests think the same thing. Check out this recipe.
4. Fruit kebabs
We have to include some healthy options with these finger foods. If we’re going to have a healthy option, we have to make it fun. Fruit kebabs make for a super fun and super easy finger food. They’re colorful, sweet, and delicious. You’ll be able to make them look real pretty with all kinds of colorful fruit. They are so easy that you don’t even need a recipe! Just buy some skewers and whatever fruit you want! It’s just that easy.
5. Mac and cheese bites
If anyone has ever been to a Sheetz gas station, they know the mac and cheese bites are heavenly. They are fried, cheesy, goodness. For anyone who hasn’t had mac and cheese bites in any context, you are missing out on the greatest thing this world has gifted us. If you are hosting a party, please do everyone a favor and make mac and cheese bites. They’ll be the talk of the town. Look at this recipe for some inspiration.
6. Fried zucchini
We really love our fried food here. Fried vegetables seems like a strange occurrence, but it’s really not if you’ve ever been to any kind of county fair. An easy finger food for your party is definitely fried zucchini. Fry those puppies up, sprinkle some salt, and serve. Everyone will be wondering where you learned all these great cooking skills. A great recipe to try is this one here.
7. Mini pulled pork sliders
These are the absolute cutest finger food. They are little pulled pork sandwiches! How is that not the cutest thing ever?! You can pop them right in your mouth, no hassle, no gimmicks. Who doesn’t love a good pulled pork sandwich? Let alone a little mini one that’ll just melt right in your mouth. Everyone is bound to love these mini ones. People won’t be able to resist going back for seconds, maybe even thirds! They’ll have no choice but to love them. Try this recipe out!
8. Stuffed mushrooms
I’m personally not a fan of mushrooms, but stuff mushrooms just be hittin’ different. Your guests will be popping this easy finger food into their mouths all night long, they might even forget about all the other food! I can advocate that even non mushroom lovers will appreciate these. Look at this recipe to get yourself started.
The fun thing about pinwheels is that you can make them however you want. You pretty much control the ingredients. There are all kinds of recipes on the web, like this one, but the options are pretty much endless. You can can make them as healthy as you want, or even as unhealthy as you want. You can make them vegan, or totally not vegan at all. You’re the boss!
10. Pigs in a blanket
Pigs in a blanket, are you kidding me? Of course these are on this list of easy finger foods. Now, you really do not need to be a chef for these. I’m pretty sure I was able to make these by the age of like 6. The only downfall with these is that everyone might not be convinced, or finessed, into thinking you are much of a chef. However, they are always a hit so I don’t even think any negative thought will cross their mind! Even though these are so easy, here is a recipe anyways.
You could seriously do some deep research to find all kinds of easy finger foods. However, we really like to keep things simple here. By that I mean, I’m not going to through 200 different finger food ideas at you. The 10 finger foods listed above are not over complicated, over achieving, or overly boring. They are just 10 completely solid finger foods that will be a serious hit at your next party. We also don’t condone judgement, so if you want to make any of these for yourself, don’t be shy! After all, they are very easy.