Dazzling party starters that will win over all of your guests
Found yourself hosting or attending an impromptu Golden Globes party? You’ll need some delicious appetizers to serve as you ooh and aah all the couture gowns, laugh out loud at host Jimmy Fallon, and tear up as Hollywood reminisces on the past year. As you anxiously await the night's golden winners, we’re anxiously planning the delicious party snacks you should eat while you watch the show. These easy appetizers come together with minimum prep time, so when your friends show up at your front door, you can be ready to gather around the TV to spot all of your favorite Southern celebs making their way down the red carpet. In our books, that's a picture-perfect night.
Easy Party Snack Mix
Recipe: Easy Party Snack Mix
Toss together your favorite crunchy snack foods with a drizzle of butter, and you’ve got 10 cups of savory party mix ready in 10 minutes.
Mini Caprese Bites
Recipe: Mini Caprese Bites
Run to the store, grab grape tomatoes, mozzarella balls, and basil leaves, and thread together these show stopping party skewers.
Fresh-Herb Tomato Crostini
Recipe: Fresh Herb-Tomato Crostini
Store-bought French bread loaves are topped with a super-easy, super-fresh bruschetta-esque tomato spread.
Simple Antipasto Platter
Recipe: Simple Antipasto Platter
This easy Golden Globe appetizer requires virtually no cooking, and is as sophisticated as can be.
Cheddar-Horseradish-Walnut Cheese Ball
Nothing is more fitting for a Golden Globe gathering than, well, a golden globe made of cheese. We’re not complaining.
Easy Barbecue Sliders
Recipe: Easy Barbecue Sliders
In a pre-party pinch? Run to your local BBQ joint, order a few pounds of shredded pork, and assemble these delicious sliders.
Baked Brie with Jezebel Peaches
Recipe: Baked Brie with Jezebel Peaches
Baked Brie is always a winner, and this recipe is no exception. To make this party-ready appetizer, grab a round of Brie, pop it in the oven for 10 minutes, and then top with pepper jelly and peaches.
Smoky Ranch Dip
Recipe: Smoky Ranch Dip
Upgrade that store-bought veggie platter with this delicious homemade Ranch dip – because every party needs a veggie tray.
Baked Brie Bites
Recipe: Baked Brie Bites
We couldn’t Brie more excited about these flaky, crunchy, and creamy Brie tartlets – until we realized they can be made in just under 10 minutes.
Benne-Maple Roasted Pecans
Recipe: Benne-Maple Roasted Pecans
These toasted pecans, slow-stirred in butter and sesame oil, topped with sesame seeds, are the only bar nuts your gathering needs.
Contemporary Shrimp Cocktail
Recipe: Contemporary Shrimp Cocktail
If you live in an area where pre-boiled shrimp are available year-round, tossing together this party platter is a gulf breeze.
Baked Tex-Mex Red Pepper Cheese Dip
You really can’t go wrong with a dip that combines three types of cheese . This one only takes 25 minutes to get all warm and bubbly.
Colby-Pepper Jack Cheese Dip
Baked Spinach-and-Artichoke Dip
Recipe: Baked Spinach-and-Artichoke Dip
As far as dips are involved, Spinach-and-Artichoke can’t be beat. Grab a bag of tortilla chips and mindlessly munch away.
Layered Spicy Black Bean Dip
Recipe: Layered Spicy Black Bean Dip
Just layer cream cheese, black bean dip and shredded cheese and top with your choice of onions, olives and tomatoes – no oven required.
Turnip Green Pesto
Recipe: Turnip Green Pesto
A Southern take on a party platter favorite, this flavorful turnip green pesto will turn heads at your golden gathering.