Warm Snacks

Tex-Mex Fry Packets
Turn to our favorite warm snacks to fill you up and satisfy when your stomach growls on a chilly day. You can make these toasty munchies in the moment or whip them up ahead of time for an easy warm snack during a busy week.

Asiago-Artichoke Dip

Top crackers or baguette slices with cheesy artichoke dip you can make ahead and reheat as hunger strikes throughout the week. For a lightened-up version of this snack food recipe, opt for light sour cream and reduced-fat mayonnaise.

Tequila Shrimp Nachos

Need party food ideas for adults only? A splash of tequila in the shrimp marinade for these ultimate nachos makes them just for grown-ups. Serve with tortilla chips for scooping, and this zesty shrimp-and-tomato mix will be devoured without a trace.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Ready to do some dipping? This creamy, spicy Buffalo chicken dip is an easy party finger food you can scoop with crisp veggie dippers.

All-Time-Favorite Chili con Queso

A creamy bowl of queso dip will be a hit at your next fiesta. Diced green chiles add just a hint of spice to this irresistible finger food.

Pizza Cheese Bombs

If you're craving pizza but don't want to commit to a whole slice, this easy snack food recipe provides just a taste without sticking you with an entire pie. Each bite is filled with mozzarella cheese and mini pepperoni slices, so you won't miss any of your favorite toppings.

Party-Ready Potato Skins

Few can resist the appeal of tender potato skins topped with melted cheddar cheese, crispy bacon crumbles, and freshly chopped tomatoes. Serve these finger food appetizers for a crowd—we can guarantee you won't have leftovers.

Cheesy Skillet Artichoke Dip

This party finger food bakes with the dippers right on top! For a no-fuss, one-pan easy appetizer, bake this warm and cheesy artichoke dip right in your skillet and top with mini dinner rolls for dipping. This warm snack can be served without leaving dozens of dirty dishes for later.

Pizza Quesadillas

Looking for an easy pizza-flavor party food idea or snack food idea? These pizzadillas are delicious on any occasion. Just fill tortillas with your favorite pizza toppers (we recommend Monterey Jack cheese, pepperoni, and olives), then cook and serve.

Buffalo Cauliflower

Most finger food appetizer menus include Buffalo chicken wings, but we put a healthier twist on this classic party snack. By replacing chicken wings with cauliflower bites and coating with spices and hot sauce, these bites have all the same flavors of buffalo wings with a vegetarian twist.

Melty Cheese Puffs

For super-easy warm snacks, just spread a puff pastry cutout with semisoft cheese, top with more puff pastry, and bake. The result? Flaky golden-brown pastries oozing with melted cheese.

Apple Sheet Cake

Maple icing is drizzled over this warm snack cake that features two of our other favorite fall ingredients: apples and cinnamon. You'll find it difficult to stop after just one piece of such a delightful treat.

Cheddar and Bacon Loaf

Meet one of the simplest (and most delicious) party snack ideas we've ever tried. Cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, and green onions are baked onto soft bread slices for an irresistible warm snack.

Pepperoni Pizza Cups

Satisfy your pizza craving with our delicious mini version. It's made with all your favorite ingredients—pizza dough, pasta sauce, cheese, and pepperoni—but is crafted in a handy muffin tin to create party-size finger food portions.

Garlicky Spinach and Feta Dip

Pop a scrumptious dip in the slow cooker for a warm snack you'll enjoy to the very last bite. This creamy spinach- and cheese-filled creation is perfect atop crisp pita chips or vegetable dippers.

Barbecue Chicken and Cheddar Quesadillas

Whip up a quick batch of tasty quesadillas to ward off midafternoon cravings. Barbecue sauce and diced green chile peppers give this Mexican-inspired snack food its zingy flavor.

Jalapeno-Peach Wonton Poppers

Bake zesty wontons until golden brown for yummy appetizers that are worth the prep time. Peaches add a surprising twist to the traditional jalapeno poppers recipe.

Tuscan Mac and Cheese Cups

Warning: Your mouth will water while you prep these finger foods for a party. Prosciutto serves as the base for these delicious baked mac and cheese cups that are sprinkled with flaky bread crumbs.

Bacon and Tomato Pizzas

Turn to 15-minute mini pizzas when your stomach growls midday and you need a filling snack food idea fast. English muffin halves transform into tasty snack-size crusts in this easy recipe.

Honey and Black Bean Dip

Serve this hearty dip with tortilla chips at a tailgate party or a family get-together to wow the crowd with Mexican-inspired flavor. A tablespoon of honey adds a sweet surprise to this party finger food.

The Best Mall Pretzel Recipe

No roundup of warm snacks is complete without a soft pretzel recipe. This step-by-step video will teach you how to make a pretzel that rivals one from your favorite mall pretzel stand.

Cauliflower Samosa Nachos

Step up your nacho game with a tasty Indian-inspired version that uses baked piecrust instead of chips. Top the crust with warm cauliflower and potatoes, then add a bit of cilantro and mango chutney to complete these finger food appetizers.

Spiced Apple and Chickpea Muffins

Make muffins for breakfast or for a warm snack. Either way, a few seconds in the microwave before eating will give them a fresh-from-the-oven warmth you'll love. Apple pie spice, chopped apples, and applesauce are mixed into the batter for an apple trifecta.

Tex-Mex Fry Packets

These nacho-inspired fries are so easy to make. Frozen french fries, taco meat, and cheese star in this easy party finger food. 

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