No party is ever complete without at least three to four varieties of appetizers and finger foods. Here are a few recipes for finger foods.

Finger Food Recipes

Most women who love to cook and share a healthy relationship with their kitchen love to have guests over and host parties, just so that people get to taste their culinary skills. Many of them are even hailed as excellent hostesses and are only one step short of getting a high each time they get compliments from their guests. Most such women know that it is never easy to cook for so many people all at one go and many of them resume their cooking well after the guests have arrived and have been exchanged their first round of pleasantries with. After all, parties aren’t only about food, though it pretty much calls the shots. You have to leave some margin to sit and talk too, which is when finger foods and appetizers come to a hostess’ rescue. They are easy to prepare, do not take too much time cooking, are fun, and are enjoyed by just about anyone. Some people actually fill their tummies with finger foods to the extent that they do not have any space left for the main course! Thus, a good hostess should never forget the importance of finger foods. Here are some easy recipes for finger foods.
Easy Finger Food Recipes
Here are a few recipes for finger foods:
Cheese Bites
Ingredients Required:
  • 1/2 cup Warm Butter
  • 1 tsp Paprika/Red Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground Cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup Plain Flour
  • 2 cups grated medium/strong flavour Cheddar Cheese
How To Prepare:
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix the butter, pepper and flour together.
  • Now, add the cheese and mix it well too.
  • Make bite sized balls out of the whole mixture, arrange on a baking sheet and bake them all in an over preheated at 190 degrees Celsius for a little over ten minutes.
  • This recipe makes about 35 such bites.
Orange Prawn
Ingredients Required:
  • 250 g prawns
  • Juice of 2 Oranges
  • 2 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • Salt to taste
How To Prepare:
  • To start, remove the shells and the heads of the prawn.
  • In a saucepan, mix the orange juice and the balsamic vinegar and bring it to a boil.
  • Season this mixture with as much salt as you need and bring it to a boil.
  • To this, add the prawns and let it cook till it is well done and softer and the orange juice is reduced and most of it is absorbed.
  • Remove from the flame and let it cool a little before you serve. 
Italian Biscuit Cups
  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 jar Spaghetti Sauce
  • 1 can large Refrigerated Biscuits
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese or American Cheese Slices
  •  Muffin Cups
How To Prepare:
  • Cook the beef in a skillet over medium flame till it loses its pink colour; drain all of it into a colander.
  • Stir in spaghetti sauce little by little; do make sure, however, that the mixture is firm and not watery.
  • Cook it over medium heat for about five to ten minutes or till the time it has heated through. Press biscuits onto the bottom and up the sides of small muffin cups that have already been greased with butter.
  • Spoon the meat mixture into the center of each cup (level with the top).
  • Bake at 190 degrees C for about ten or fifteen minutes or until they all turn golden brown.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top of each one of them; bake for another 3 minutes or till the cheese has melted. 
Mini Pizza Snacks
Ingredients Required:
  • 1 can refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped Pepperoni
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped Green Bell Pepper
  • ½ cup shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • ½ prepared Pizza Sauce 
How To Prepare:
  • Preheat your oven at 175 degrees C.
  • Line your cookie sheet with a thin coating of cooking spray.
  • Unroll your dough rolls and cut them into 4 long rectangles.
  • Line each of the 4 rectangles with Parmesan cheese, pepperoni, bell pepper and Mozzarella cheese.
  • Now, begin to roll each of the rectangles inwards, carefully so as to preserve the stuffing and press the edges so as to secure them all.
  • Now cut each roll into six slices and place them with the cut portion facing down on to the cookie sheet.
  • Bake for about fifteen to seventeen minutes or till the edges turn a nice golden brown.
  • Remove them from the cookie sheet and serve with warm pizza sauce.

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