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Make-Ahead Finger Foods

Looking for make-ahead finger food recipes? Get make ahead finger foods for your next party or holiday gathering from Taste of Home.

Lemon-Marinated Antipasto

Lemon-Marinated Antipasto

Lemon-Marinated Antipasto

When I found this make-ahead recipe, it spoke to my Italian heart. I like to serve crusty Italian bread on the side to soak up the awesome dressing.—Nancy Beckman, Helena, Montana

Maple Sausage Cheesecake

Maple Sausage Cheesecake

Maple Sausage Cheesecake

Don't be fooled by the name of this truly tempting appetizer. The savory-sweet starter has the consistency of a cheese ball, making it well received at any kind of get-together. —Paula Marchesi, Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania

Sausage Cheesecake Appetizer

Sausage Cheesecake Appetizer

Sausage Cheesecake Appetizer

This Italian-inspired spread looks delicious and tastes even better. The wedges are a tidy way to serve it. —Kendra Doss, Kansas City, Missouri
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Chutney-Bacon Cheese Ball

Chutney-Bacon Cheese Ball

Chutney-Bacon Cheese Ball

Your guests will love this tasty, ingredient-packed holiday cheese ball. Serve with crackers for a yummy appetizer.—Dena Gurley, Southaven, Mississippi

Holiday Pickled Shrimp

Holiday Pickled Shrimp

Holiday Pickled Shrimp

Holiday entertaining is a breeze when I turn to this special appetizer that can be prepared days in advance. Special spices make it stand out from the usual cold shrimp and cocktail sauce.—Inge Schermerhorn, Kingston, New Hampshire

Marinated Antipasto Platter

Marinated Antipasto Platter

Marinated Antipasto Platter

“It’s really hard to stop eating this!” our testers said after trying this addicting, full-flavored medley. —Shirley Foltz, Dexter, Kansas

Grilled Peach BBQ Chicken Wings

Grilled Peach BBQ Chicken Wings

Grilled Peach BBQ Chicken Wings

These wings make an irresistible addition to any backyard get-together! —Silvana Nardone, Brooklyn, New York

Basil Mascarpone Torte

Basil Mascarpone Torte

Basil Mascarpone Torte

This decadent torte has a creamy texture and is perfect to take along to your next potluck or holiday meal.—Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri

Crab Pesto Cheesecake

Crab Pesto Cheesecake

Crab Pesto Cheesecake

This savory cheesecake is a sure hit for entertaining. Serve it with crackers or baguette slices. Pesto brings out the best in the crabmeat.—Carolyn Butterfield, Lake Stevens, Washington

Sesame Chicken with Creamy Satay Sauce

Sesame Chicken with Creamy Satay Sauce

Sesame Chicken with Creamy Satay Sauce

These exotic skewers are surprisingly simple to make but taste like they came from an Asian restaurant. Before grilling, the chicken strips marinate in a sesame salad dressing.

Tangy Feta Herb Dip

Tangy Feta Herb Dip

Tangy Feta Herb Dip

I often prepare this make-ahead dip for get-togethers. As a physician and mother, I love the idea of using yogurt as a healthy, low-fat alternative to sour cream or cream cheese.
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