15 Killer Fall Appetizers for Crowd | Recipes You Need to Make (2024)

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Whether you’re looking for easy make-ahead finger food or hearty choices for a crowd, these 15 killer fall appetizers need to be on your menu.

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With temperatures dropping for fall these days, I find myself loving the switch to winter boots, cozy sweaters, and my favorite jeans. Summer dresses and flip flops are great…but it was time for a fresh take on my wardrobe.

And just like turning over your wardrobe between the seasons, changing up your go-to party recipes helps to keep things fresh and fun.

While summer is perfect for grilled appetizers and salads, when the temperatures drop it’s nice to greet your guests with appetizers for a fall party that reflect the changes happening in nature.

Fall is the perfect time to make foods that make guests feel comfortable and warm with dishes like hot dips and warm breads. You can even take the experience to a whole new level by incorporating rich flavors like nuts, bacon, and caramelized onions.

Bonus points if you can make the food look gorgeous too.

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Thankfully, there are plenty of amazing appetizers for a fall party that are incredible to look at AND to eat.

And the best of those recipes are what I’ve got here for you today. Just like swapping flip-flops for winter boots, it’s time to switch out your barbecue recipes for these luscious fall appetizers.

(Don’t forget to finish off your meal with some delicious fall desserts too!)

15+ Killer Fall Appetizers for a Crowd

Whether you’re looking for easy make-ahead finger food or hearty choices for a crowd, these 15 killer fall appetizers need to be on your menu.

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Creamy Homemade White Bean Dip

Creamy white bean dip is easy to make and packed with flavor. Serve with crackers, chips, or vegetables for a delicious appetizer your guests will love.

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How to Make a Pine Cone Cheese Ball

Festive and flavorful, this is the perfect cheeseball for the holiday season. (Don't forget to check out the tips to help make it look its best!)

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Cranberry Brie Bites

Sweet and tangy cranberries with buttery brie and crescent roll dough comes together to make a delicious appetizer that is sure to impress. The festive reds from the cranberry sauce and fragrant green rosemary leaves make these tiny treats the perfect Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday party appetizer.

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Warm Crab Dip with Old Bay

Loaded with fresh crab, creamy cheese, and plenty of spices, this warm crab dip recipe is the perfect easy appetizer that is guaranteed to wow your guests.

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Pecan Bacon Cheeseball

Take your appetizer game up a notch, with a rich and delicious Pecan Bacon Cheeseball. Easy to make and easier to eat, this is one appetizer recipe you don't want to miss.

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Easy Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe (Microwave + Meatless)

Love stuffed mushrooms, but hate the greasy spatter? These vegetarian mushrooms are an easy and delicious alternative.

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Wonton Taco Cups Recipe

Crunchy wonton taco cups are the perfect appetizer for all your fall parties. Wonton wrappers are baked in the oven until golden brown and crispy. They're then filled with layers of seasoned beef or chicken and gooey cheese. Finally, your guests get to create their own favorite taco creations with a toppings bar. We even have a plenty of topping ideas to make sure everyone is happy.

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Loaded Baked Potato Bites

Looking for easy and delicious appetizer for a party? You're going to love this easy loaded baked potato bites recipe. Crispy oven baked potato slices are piled with cheese, sour cream, bacon pieces, and green onions for a crowd pleasing snack every time.

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Crockpot Apple Butter Meatballs with Bourbon

If you love easy recipes that are full of flavor, you'll love Crockpot apple butter meatballs with bourbon and BBQ sauce! Full of warm spices and just a hint of sweetness, this is a super easy recipe with a completely unique flavor that is perfect for game day, fall gatherings, or Thanksgiving.

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Easy Veggie Platter Turkey

This adorable veggie platter turkey is the perfect way to add some fun and festivity to your Thanksgiving dinner. Learn how to make your own, and how to transport it without messing up the whole platter.

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Million Dollar Dip

Perfect for any gathering or celebration Million Dollar Dip is an easy, make ahead appetizer loaded with cheese, sour cream, ranch and bacon. Yum!

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Cheesy Crock Pot Pull Apart Bread

With soft biscuit dough, plenty of garlic, and gooey mozzarella cheese, crock pot pull apart bread is a warm, easy, and delicious appetizer that is definitely a winner for the cold months.

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Caramelized Onion Galette

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Enjoy the sweet goodness of caramelized onions without all the fuss with this semi make ahead caramelized onion galette.

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Pumpkin-Shaped Cheeseball

Photo Credit:www.thecountrycook.net

This pumpkin shaped cheeseball may look cute, but it's full of flavor that adults will love too.

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Bacon Wrapped Kielbasa Bites with Brown Sugar Glaze

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It's kielbasa wrapped in bacon, with a sweet and savory glaze. How can you go wrong?

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French Onion Tartlets - Low Carb, Grain Free, THM S

Photo Credit:joyfilledeats.com

Trying to stay low carb? These french onion tartlets will keep you on track while looking (and tasting) amazing.

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Cheese Puffs

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These light pastries stuffed with creamy garlic goat cheese are a delicious appetizer you can make the day before guests come over.

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Cheese Roll with Herbs

Photo Credit:www.thecountrychiccottage.net

All those chopped herbs are a festive way to add some color to your appetizer spread this holiday season.

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Honey Baked Brie With Figs And Rosemary

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Figs are such a classic fall food, and combined with rosemary and honey they make a stunning presentation on a delicious baked brie.

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Chicken Pesto Sliders

If you're only planning on serving appetizers, you'll want to add in some heavier fare like these tasty chicken pesto sliders.

Now, It’s Your Turn

I’d love to hear…which of these fall appetizers are you going to make next? And do you have an appetizer recipe you love that didn’t make the list? Let us know in the comments below!

And if you’re looking for a holiday spin on appetizers once fall is over, you’ll want to check out these tasty treats:

  • The easiest cranberry cream cheese dip recipe (seriously!)
  • Christmas appetizer wreath
  • Edible ornament shaped cheese ball

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