81 Ultimate Summer Party Appetizers

These summer appetizers are bringing the heat.

Shrimp Tostada Bites
Ethan Calabrese

These easy summer appetizers and recipes are app-solutely perfect for all your warm-weather fetes. Still hungry? Check out our and our .

1 of 81
Caprese Garlic Bread
Ethan Calabrese
Caprese Garlic Bread

Melty mozzarella and fresh tomatoes give basic garlic bread a MAJOR upgrade.

Get the recipe from Delish.

Calphalon Nonstick Bakeware, $30; amazon.com.

2 of 81
Steak Frite Bites
Ethan Calabrese
Steak Frite Bites

The most clever play on the classic French dish. This appetizer is the jam.

Get the recipe from .

3 of 81
image
Ethan Calabrese
Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Pineapple salsa > all other salsas.

Get the recipe from .

4 of 81
image
Ethan Calabrese
Bunless Burger Bites

No carbs, no prob. Skewer this little meatballs with all your favorite burger toppings.

Get the recipe from .

5 of 81
Greek Feta Dip

Whipped feta > hummus.

Get the recipe from Delish.

6 of 81
Shrimp Tostada Bites
Ethan Calabrese
Shrimp Tostada Bites

The perfect summer appetizer.

Get the recipe from Delish.

Set Of 3 Stainless Steel Tongs, $17; amazon.com.

7 of 81
image
Ethan Calabrese
Eggplant Parm Dip

Everything you love about eggplant Parm, melted together in one cheesy dip. (Extra credit for serving with grilled bread.)

Get the recipe from .

8 of 81
image
Chelsea Lupkin
Strawberry Balsamic Bruschetta

This appetizer comes together in, oh, five minutes and will make your friends fall in love with you (and balsamic glaze).

Get the recipe from .

Le Creuset Pepper Mill, $43; amazon.com.

9 of 81
image
Jonathan Boulton
Melon Prosciutto Skewers

These *classy* skewers are the easy summer app you've been searching for.

Get the recipe from Delish.

Stainless Steel Melon Scoop, $8; amazon.com.

10 of 81
Waffle Fry Sliders

When you use waffle fries as your slider buns, you never go back.

Get the recipe from .

11 of 81
Caprese Tomatoes
Chelsea Lupkin
Caprese Tomatoes

Class up tomato-and-mozz salad with this hasselback technique.

Get the recipe from Delish.

12 of 81
Antipasto Bites
JONATHAN BOULTON
Antipasto Bites

These will be the first thing to go at every single summer party.

Get the recipe from .

13 of 81
image
Jonathan Boulton
Chocolate Bacon Skewers

Bacon + chocolate + peanut butter = FREAKING. OUT.

Get the recipe from .

14 of 81
image
Jon Komar
Caprese Bites

This is the easiest appetizer that always wins.

Get the recipe from Delish.

15 of 81
BLT Cups

Why isn't everything in a bacon cup?! 😫

Get the recipe from Delish.

Nonstick Muffin Pan, $7; amazon.com.

16 of 81
image
Chelsea Lupkin
Oven-Fried Cherry Tomatoes

Pop as many of these juicy babies into your mouth as you want — they're baked!

Get the recipe from Delish.

Cuisinart Nonstick Bakeware, $17; amazon.com.

17 of 81
Chicken Avocado Roll-Ups
Jonathan Boulton
Chicken Avocado Roll-Ups

These chicken avocado salad pinwheels double as a nutritious lunch and an adorable party appetizer.

Get the recipe from Delish.

18 of 81
image
Ethan Calabrese
Prosecco Grapes

Boozy grapes on a stick are always a good idea.

Get the recipe from .

Fox Run Bamboo Skewers, $4; amazon.com.

19 of 81
image
John Komar
Grilled Corn Salsa

With tangy lime and sweet basil, this grilled corn salsa couldn't be more perfect for summer.

Get the recipe from Delish.

Lodge Cast Iron Grill Pan, $43; amazon.com.

20 of 81
Cheesy Shrimp Garlic Bread

Some people say cheese doesn't go with seafood. We say they haven't tried this bread.

Get the recipe from Delish.

21 of 81
image
Jonathan Boulton
Pulled Pork Pickle Sliders

Pickles + pulled pork = heaven.

Get the recipe from .

Frilly Cocktail Toothpicks, $10, amazon.com.

22 of 81
Margarita Watermelon Vertical
Jonathan Boulton
Margarita Watermelon

Boozy fruit counts as a daily serving, too, right?

Get the recipe from Delish.

23 of 81
image
Alexa Payesko
Parmesan Zucchini Fritters

These fritters taste like summer!

Get the recipe from Delish.

24 of 81
Greek Salad Skewers
Jonathan Boulton
Greek Salad Skewers

Like a Greek salad on a stick!

Get the recipe from Delish.

25 of 81
Avocado Pickles

Yep, you heard us right.

Get the recipe from Delish.

26 of 81
Hot Dog Stuffed Cornbread Vertical
Jonathan Boulton
Hot Dog Stuffed Cornbread

Like a corndog, minus the hassle.

Get the recipe from Delish.

Square Pan, $9; amazon.com.

27 of 81
Cobb Salad Sushi
Jonathan Boulton
Cobb Salad Sushi

Is it a salad? Is it sushi? It's both.

Get the recipe from Delish.

28 of 81
image
Joe Spit
Cheeseburger Nachos

In the category of most ballpark-y food...

Get the recipe from Delish.

Nordic Ware Sheet Pan, $13; amazon.com.

29 of 81
Greek Potato Wedges
Chelsea Lupkin
Greek Potato Wedges

Like if potatoes had a toga party!

Get the recipe from Delish.

30 of 81
Dill Pickle Hummus

This hummus uses pickle brine in the most genius way.

Get the recipe from Delish.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
More From Entertaining