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15 Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes

15 Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes

Preparing Thanksgiving dinner can be an all day event. If you’re having guests over to your home for the big feast, make a few appetizers to keep their appetites at bay while the turkey is in the oven. Enjoy a few of these nibbles and bites in the company of friends and family, then get ready for turkey, cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes!

Bacon Wrapped Steak Bites

Bacon Wrapped Steak Bites – by Real Simple Good

A savory nibble before the main turkey event!

Paleo Herb Crackers

Paleo Herb Crackers – by A Girl Worth Saving

Grain-free and nut-free Paleo crackers covered in herbs and sure to please.

Spicy Roasted Pecans

Spicy Roasted Pecans – by Rubies & Radishes

Munch away on these spicy, savory and slightly sweet pecans.

Bacon-Wrapped Butternut Squash

Bacon-Wrapped Butternut Squash – by Paleo Leap

Enjoy these sweet and savory bites as snacks, appetizers, or even salad toppers.

Prosciutto Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Prosciutto Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms – by What Great Grandma Ate

A cute little mushroom appetizer filled with big flavor!

Paleo Cranberry Turkey Meatballs

Paleo Cranberry Turkey Meatballs – by Plaid and Paleo

A bite-sized appetizer to add to any holiday gathering!

Pear and Bacon Bites

Pear and Bacon Bites – by Real Simple Good

Sweet and salty pears and bacon make for a delightful party snack.

Oven Fried Garlic Mushrooms

Oven Fried Garlic Mushrooms- by Beauty and the Foodie

Oven-fried garlic ‘shrooms are a must try!

Paleo Sweet Potato Orange Cups

Paleo Sweet Potato Orange Cups – by Anya’s Eats

Can’t wait for mashed potatoes? Try this sweet potato mash sweetened with orange juice and maple syrup.

Paleo Pumpkin Hummus

Paleo Pumpkin Hummus – by What Great Grandma Ate

Perfect for the holiday season — a healthy pumpkin hummus.

Beetroot, Walnut & Prune Dip

Beetroot, Walnut & Prune Dip – by Eat Drink Paleo

Pair grain-free crackers with this color-popping beet dip.

Sweet and Tangy Lil’ Smokies

Sweet and Tangy Lil’ Smokies – by Plaid and Paleo

Sweet and savory mini hot dogs — a crowd favorite!

Smoky Deviled Eggs

Smoky Deviled Eggs – by Honey, Ghee, & Me

Smoky deviled eggs will be gobbled right up!

Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms

Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms – by Paleo Leap

As cute as they are delicious, these perky little mushrooms make a great snack, appetizer, or side dish for any occasion.

Elk Meatballs with Sweet & Spicy Sauce

Elk Meatballs with Sweet & Spicy Sauce – by Real Simple Good

Like elk? Make these meatballs paired with a sweet and spicy sauce for dipping.