Gluten free appetizers are a necessity for entertaining. With the holiday season upon us, here are some of the best gluten free appetizer recipes for you to try.
Over the years we have served these holiday party appetizers at parties, and our guests have eagerly devoured them. If you have gluten free guests coming to visit, make sure you have lots of safe gluten free foods with my Gluten Free Pantry Guide.
I want to share my best gluten free appetizer recipes with y'all.
As I mentioned in another post, I am a self-proclaimed appetizer fiend. Give me a table with some appetizers, and I will nibble and snack. I love the bite-sized choices...so much variety. Sampling a lot of appetizers is so much more fun than eating a big dinner.
Healthy appetizers, melty cheese bombs, hard to stop eating appetizers. You will find them all here!
Best Gluten Free Appetizer Recipes
These are my favorite holiday party appetizers, and the best ones on my site. There is something for everyone, so I hope you find a few new dishes to try out on your friends and family.
There are dips and finger foods, which will all pair nicely with red or white wines. You may even want to try one of these fancy drink recipes.
I would love to hear what you make, and how your guests liked everything :-).
Let's start with my favorite thing, CHEESE!
Easy Cheese Appetizers:
Fruit and brie are just made to go together...this dessert is so simple, you can make it in just minutes. Serve with your favorite gluten free crackers. This gluten free appetizer is ready in just minutes! If you can't find mango jam, feel free to substitute your favorite jam!
Hands down, this is my kids' favorite gluten free appetizer EVER. (Who can resist melty cheese??) I show you how to make the perfect crispy gluten free fried mozzarella cheese stick...and it stays whole while cooking!
I will say I make this gluten free appetizer on the burner attached to our grill so that I don't get a lot of oil on my stove. I plan to test this out in my air-fryer sometime soon!
This is the melty cheese dip you will LOVE. You control how spicy you make this cheese dip. Perfect for a holiday party, or game day celebration!
Gluten Free Spinach and Leek Cheese Fondue...because you know melty cheese rules, no matter what you dip into it! Dip in a gluten free baguette, steamed carrots...or crackers. This gluten free fondue is a hit at any party!
Spicy Shrimp with Red Pepper Cheese Crostini
This is a fancy appetizer that is always the first to disappear. Roasted red pepper cream cheese, fire-roasted corn, and grilled shrimp. Add jalapeño for a spicy kick!
This cream cheese is also good on gluten free bagels!
These nachos are always a crowd favorite. The BBQ sauce is an unexpected treat in this grilled chicken nacho dish. Make a double batch because your guests will eat this nacho appetizer up quickly.
Gluten Free Vegetable Appetizers:
Hidden vegetables are where it is at! You will never know there are veggies hidden in these gluten free appetizer recipes. (And your kids will LOVE them too!)
Crispy on the outside with lots of gooey cheese, these gluten free fritters are so good, your kids will eat them. (Just don't tell them there is healthy stuff inside!)
These bite-sized mini peppers are sweet, not spicy. Just three ingredients are all you need to make this quick and easy appetizer!
If you hate Bok Choy, you will like it in this easy deviled eggs recipe. Not only are these a party favorite, but they also are fabulous at a picnic or cookout. Bacon makes everything better!
If you like spice, this delicious hummus is the perfect appetizer for you. I am a hatch chile fanatic! Just check out all of my fun hatch chile tutorial and recipes. There is a video to show you how to roast hatch chiles too!
This simple gluten free appetizer has both cheese and veggies! You probably can tell I love cheese by now...another cheese-filled appetizer that is a party favorite in our house.
Don't let your meatballs be boring! These delicious (and healthy) meatballs hide a delicious surprise...bok choy. Nobody will know it is there so these are also great for sneaking veggies into your kids!
Short of time? Here are five easy meatball appetizers that use frozen meatballs! I also have a great collection of Gluten Free Meatball recipes if you want to try different seasonings and sauces!