Party food can make or break a night with friends. If you’re anything like us, you like a little kick in your cuisine. We’ve compiled 7 delicious spicy appetizers to keep your guests satisfied.
1. Spicy Buffalo Chicken Celery Sticks
A party isn’t complete without something buffalo. Buffalo chicken is always a hit, regardless of how you present it. Make it a dip, put it on wings, make some meatballs, whatever you want. If you’re looking for a unique and less messy party food than chicken wings, these are great!
» Recipe at Evolving Table
2. Spicy Queso Dip w/Chips
Did somebody say…queso?! Give me a bowl of fiery queso dip, and I’m a happy camper. This slow cooked crockpot dip is perfect for dipping almost anything. Chips, pretzels, veggies, a spoon…Whatever you have really..
» Recipe at Brown Eyed Baker
3. Crispy Baked Jalapeño Poppers
A classic. Cream cheese, bacon, some bread crumbs, all stuffed into a crunchy hot pepper. Jalapeño poppers are a perfect make now, bake later option. You can pop them in the oven 30 minutes before you’re ready to serve and they’ll be hot and fresh for the party.
Want even hotter Jalapeno Poppers? Try these buffalo chicken poppers!
» Recipe at Don’t Go Bacon My Heart
4. Spicy Deviled Eggs
It’s time to actually respect the “Devil” in deviled eggs. With a little sriracha, these popular party treats have a little kick. Oh, and there’s bacon in them too.
» Recipe at Savory Tooth
5. Spicy Cajun Shrimp Guacamole Bites
You may not know what these are at first glance, but you’ll eat it anyway. They’re gorgeous, the perfect bite size, and easy to make! These use sweet potatoes as a base, but you could use crackers for a more firm platform. Delish.
» Recipe at Joyful Healthy Eats
6. Spicy Rattlesnake Bites
Another irresistible party food, rattlesnake bites are always a win. These are a bit more involved in the kitchen, but if you have a deep fryer, they’re a no brainer. You’ll have deep-fried cheesy goodness ready in under an hour.
» Recipe at Tornadough Alli
7. Baked Jalapeno Cheese Crisps
Not only do these look delicious, but they’re low carb AND gluten free. Crispy or burnt cheese is…godly. If you haven’t had it, make these. Even if you’re not having a party, make these and find out what burnt cheese is like by yourself. You won’t regret it. But if you are having a party, your guests will share in your joy!
» Recipe at Cotter Crunch