Toothpick appetizers or mini kabobs are one of my favorite kinds of finger foods to serve at any cocktail party. Well search no further! Here is a delicious list of skewered appetizers that are super fun to eat and best of all, versatile!
If you love serving food on skewers, check out these quick frozen meatball recipes all of which can be served as mini appetizer skewers!
Catering your party? Here is a list of appetizers perfect for catering!
These Whole30 Cucumber Bites are healthy mini kabobs that are dairy free, gluten free, and paleo. It’s an easy recipe to take your entertaining to the next level, whether that be for a baby shower or the Super Bowl. Use these to get your veggies in!
These are one of my favorite meatballs to serve at parties! I love the combination of sweet and spicy! Served with a creamy ranch or blue cheese sauce, people will devour these, I can guarantee it.
A fancy looking appetizer that is ready in minutes! Caprese salad bites are easy to make and crowds love them. These refreshing kabobs are drizzled with olive oil, secured with a stick and served in a mini glass.
Let’s face it, game day is a great excuse to splurge a little. Especially when it comes to fun food and snacks. My Loaded Tater Tot Kabobs are always a fan favorite go-to game-day snack.
This super easy kielbasa toothpick appetizer is made with just 3 main ingredients and can be made in about 10 minutes. An AMAZING party appetizer, perfect for game day, barbecues, picnics, potlucks, or easy snacking.
Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts are an incredibly delicious appetizer that is super simple to make for holidays, parties and game day get-togethers. I guarantee you if you make these, they will not last long.
These meatballs are super juicy and packed with serious flavor! They are seared to get that crunchy outside but juicy inside, and then the whole thing is dunk in sweet and spicy gochujang cranberry sauce. Grab your mini toothpicks everyone!
These baked pork meatballs make for a delicious and easy toothpick appetizer. Pineapple is combined with ground pork and smothered in buffalo sauce for a sweet and spicy low carb canapé that will impress your guests.
These watermelon skewers with feta and mint pesto dressing are a quick and easy appetizer or snack for your next outdoor gathering, BBQ or picnic! Enjoy these delicious and healthy watermelon skewers on a hot summer day!
These salami kabobs are perfect for snacking and entertaining! These are always the first to disappear at any party because of how easy they are to grab and so tasty!
Crunchy and delicious, these cheese curds & sausage kabobs are a perfect appetizer for your next gathering. Whether you’re planning a party or a game day tailgate, everyone will love popping these tasty cheese curd sausage bites.
Melon, prosciutto and mozzarella sticks make great mini kabobs for the summer! By combining sweet cantaloupe, salty prosciutto and fresh mozzarella cheese, the flavors just work.
These Thai seitan satay skewers are packed with delicious flavors and are super easy to put together! They are great for BBQ's to snack on or serve as a pre-dinner appetizer that will satisfy everyone including your vegan guests!
These little kabobs are an embarrassingly easy appetizer that will make you feel so classy when you serve them. Plus they will satisfy many dietary restrictions!
Bacon wrapped brussel sprouts are the ultimate party appetizer. Bright green and wrapped in maple brushed bacon, topped with cracked black pepper and roasted until the bacon is crisp, YUM! Serve them with a lemon aioli and spicy maple dip for the perfect bite!
These mini toothpick skewers are a fun warmer weather snack or "appetizer" to serve adults before dinner to loosen everyone up! They are also hydrating since watermelon contains lots of water and electrolytes! Hopefully to balance out the rum!
Vegan "souvlaki" is so easy to make! Just a handful of ingredients and of course the main one being tofu! Everything else in terms of flavor is in the marinade. Toothpick appetizers never looked so easy.
These mini quiches are so easy to make with just 4 ingredients and so quick, that you’ll wonder why you never made them before. Serve them with mini toothpicks and you've got a breakfast or brunch appetizer everyone will love!
These mini cubano kabobs are so delicious and couldn't be more simple! Made with Swiss cheese, ham and pickles and served with a creamy Dijon sauce for dipping! Guests will be grabbing multiples!
These are a bebautiful, classy take on the classic procuitto and melon appetizer. They are easy to make and will wow your guests being served on mini toothpicks,
Baked mini potatoes, topped with smoked salmon alongside a simple sour cream and dill dip. This mini potato appetizer makes the best party potatoes. Your guests will LOVE them.
Tandoori Aloo Tikka turned into mini kabobs! They're perfect to serve at special occasions or have as a side for dinner. Baby potatoes marinated in a delightful combination of yogurt and spices, threaded to skewers and cooked to create this heavenly appetizer. You can cook this tandoori aloo tikka in an oven or air-fryer.
Looking for a QUICK toothpick app for the party season ahead? These Cherry Bocconcini Balls are the perfect solution – easy to put together and packed with flavor!
Add toothpicks on the side of these pastry-wrapped sausages! Just slice into bite-sized portions and watch them all disappear!
Mini meatballs are the best! These meatballs have a spicy kick inside and a sweet-spicy glaze on the outside. Serve with mini toothpicks and you're all set!
Paneer Tikka is one of the internationally most famous starter or cocktail Indian snack. They're made with paneer or Indian cottage cheese, bell peppers and onions marinated fresh basil pesto and grilled.
Mini toothicks serve a dual purpose here! Add bacon to your shrimp and bake! The sweet and spicy combination of flavors with crispy bacon, juicy shrimp makes it a perfect finger food for any gatherings.
These ham and cream cheese roll ups are a casual but addicting toothpick appetizer people will go crazy over. They are made with a creamy ranch filling and paired with a honey Dijon dipping sauce. Drool.
Deep fried eggplant balls is a classic recipe from the South of Italy, flavored with basil, garlic and Parmesan, even the fuzziest children will devour those delightful vegetable bites. They are perfect to serve as a starter or on a buffet table with toothpicks!
Slow Cooker or Pressure Cooker Cocktail Sausage Weenies are a simple Party Food. Low Carb, Gluten Free, Keto or non restrictive ingredients can be used. Serve with mini skewers or keep in your crock pot, they are easy and always a hit!
These juicy, tasty toothpick chicken rolls seasoned with simple basil pesto are the perfect appetizer for any table. They require only 5 ingredients and maybe about 10-15 minutes of your time to prepare.
Tired of toothpicks? Swap them out for mini forks! These meatballs turn out as crispy as you remember your Grandmother’s fried meatballs! The sheer beauty of this recipe is that they are done in about 10 minutes and are so tasty!
Skewered spaghetti meatballs?! YES please! They are SO fun and delicious! Who wouldn't want to snack on the perfect Italian dinner made bite sized?!
Serving brunch? These french toast skewers are AMAZING! They go perfectly with eggs, bacon, sausage and mimosas! Make sure to serve with maple syrup for dipping!
These French pressed sandwich skewers- inspired by the pan bagnat - have 3 different flavor varieties in one loaf! A party food that's a little bit different, so posh but still super easy to prepare!
You will love these grape fontina rosemary skewers! This appetizer is a gluten free, vegetarian, and delicious! The fontina cheese is marinated and skewered with grapes on fresh rosemary sprigs. The beautiful presentation is perfect for any holiday appetizer or dinner party.
This recipe comes together easily and quickly. You can make it just before serving or you can make the skewers a few hours ahead of time and then drizzle the balsamic just before serving. So it’s actually a great option for at home and to take to a bbq or potluck!! Talk about summer recipe perfection!
These keto appetizers will be a low carb fan favorite this football season! This buttery shrimp with savory bacon is not your average finger food! It will be the top pick for a crowd at the football watch party and no one will know that it’s keto-friendly!
These mini cheeseburger skewers are served with a delicious burger sauce for dipping! They are baked in the oven so making them in large batches is super easy to do! This one is always a favorite!
These skewers are a fun and delicious toothpick appetizer to serve during the cooler months or holiday season! Topped with crispy bacon and maple syrup, these hit all the flavor notes.
These bites are full of flavor and super easy to make! Just cut some pork and wrap with strips of bacon before baking! A delicious and popular toothpick appetizer for everyone!
Chicken sausage bites served with skewers! All you need for these is store-bought apple chicken sausage and they're ready in no time! Served in a sweet and savory glaze, people will be licking their toothpicks clean. Plus, they are great for the crock pot!
These sausage balls are always a hit when I make them for parties! The sweet and spicy flavors work so well together! Serve with a ketchup or maple dipping sauce with mini toothpicks in the side.
🍹Bloody Mary's are also great brunch cocktail to serve guests!
Where To Find Skewers:
Make sure to stock your pantry with plenty of wooden skewers or toothpicks like these: