(Closed) Simple Wedding Appetizer Suggestions

posted 8 years ago in Food
Post # 2
29 posts
  • Wedding: October 2014

I would love to hear suggestions too!  We also have limited means of keeping apps warm and are leaning towards simple appetizers. 

Post # 3
615 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013


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kimberlystews:  Here is my take on appetizers….

  • should be able to eat any appetizer with one hand (no fork and knife necessary)
  • should be able to eat any appetizer with one-two bites
  • should not have any type of ingredient that can fall and stain a garment
  • have enough seating so that people can easily enjoy the food (not dealing with the balancing act of holding a plate, glass and purse)

I say all of this because I have been to many weddings where I had to juggle a plate, a glass and a purse.  Needless to say, holding three items can make eating dififcult.  Throw in food that requires a fork and knife and we are heading towards the impossible

Some food suggestions:

  • pieces of sushi
  • small crackers with cheese or a cheese spread
  • pigs in a blanket
  • anything on a skewer



Post # 4
2865 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: City, State

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kimberlystews:  Here are some I love:

– Italian kabob– mozarella ball, sun dried tomaoto, pepper, olive

– apple slice with a slice of sharp cheese, wrapped in bacon

– spring rolls

-meat skewers

Post # 5
6299 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2012


Spinach & Artichoke Dip w/ Pita Points (is easily made earlier, and displayed in a chafing dish)

Phyllo Cups filled with something can doesn’t need to be served hot (like shrimp salad)

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Post # 6
31 posts
  • Wedding: April 2014

cheese cut in cubes (its really hard to cut your own sometimes)


hummus (pita chips, veggies)

caprese salad skewers (cherry tomato, mozerella ball, basal leaf drizzeled with oil and balsamic)

Post # 7
438 posts
Helper bee

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kimberlystews:  californiabride2013 made really good points. How are the appetizers being served? Is this seated? Standing room only? My preference for appetizer selection varies completely on whether there is space/ability to use a fork/take multiple bites or if I have to stand, hold my purse and wine glass and a plate and somehow feed myself.

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