If you need some easy 3 ingredient appetizer recipes, try some from this list. Each one is quick and easy, and they're great for events all year long–like game days, parties and potlucks.
During the holidays especially I feel like we need new and exciting recipes to try when it comes to appetizers. You can't do better than 3-ingredient appetizers. Simple to prep, simple to make, easy to serve.
No muss and no fuss is my favorite thing about making 3 ingredient appetizer recipes. They're simple and stress free.
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Appetizers are great to have for parties and gatherings but they're also nice during the summer for light lunches, snacks, and more. You don't have to go through the hassle of making intricate recipes or full blown meals all of the time. A few appetizer recipes can make a nice option instead.
The best part of all is that these are all 3 ingredient appetizer recipes. You can make them with just 3 ingredients each! It's great to have easy options on hand when you need something to whip up in a hurry.
Are these easy 3 ingredient appetizers?
You know we are all about easy recipes here and these appetizers are no exception. All of these easy appetizer recipes can be prepared for a crowd which is nice if you have a lot of mouths to fee or a big party happening. If you like the idea of quick party prep, you'll also like these Easy Cookie Recipes with 4 ingredients or less.
How healthy are these appetizer recipes?
Honestly these are not healthy at all. These fun appetizer recipes have lots of cheese, carbs and fat. But I love making them for a party, potluck, or tailgate because I can have just a little taste and count on the guests to finish it off!
Also, it's nice to treat yourself once in awhile. Everything we eat doesn't have to be a healthy option. Sometimes it's nice to just go for it and enjoy all the full fat flavor and indulgent treats.
Appetizers are a great way to do that because they're small portions and easy to just pop them in bit sized pieces!
Are there 3-ingredient appetizers with meat?
On this list, you'll find quick appetizers where one of the three ingredients is meat of some kind. Especially bacon! But you'll also see plenty of vegetarian options if you prefer those.
There are also plenty of 3-ingredient dip recipes, which are easy to make and share. The best part is that once you prepare a batch you can just set it out with chips and be done with the process. There's no worry about constantly making more batches or refilling the trays. Just prep, keep it warm if necessary, and go!
Finally, we have some savory and sweet options to mix things up a bit. There's something for everyone and some of these options are a little fancier if you need a more elegant option to share.
Easy 3 Ingredient Appetizer Recipes
These easy 3 ingredient appetizer recipes offer something for everyone to enjoy. Check out all of these delicious options below!
Pecan, Grape and Blue Cheese Bites Recipe
These have a nice crunch, freshness from the grapes and a little bite from the cheese. It's a great recipe to share!
Zucchini Rolls with Guacamole
Thin sliced zucchini ribbons are topped with spicy guacamole and rolled up into a tasty, healthy and low-carb appetizer or snack.
Cranberry Brie Bites Recipe
You can't go wrong with these adorable bites! Perfect for everything from picnics to holidays!
Slow Cooker Mushrooms
These slow cooker mushrooms are super simple to make and the crockpot does all the hard work for you!
If you have never tried roasting grapes you have to give these a go! They're perfect for sharing!
Vegan Grape Jelly Meatballs
These easy vegan grape jelly meatballs are perfect for appetizers or dinner meals.
Air Fryer Pimento Cheese Wontons
The air fryer makes life so much easier and a lot more fun. Check out this simple recipe for appetizers you can make in the air fryer.
Raspberry Brie Bites
Raspberry and brie are a match made in heaven. Give this simple holiday worthy appetizer a try today.
Easy Deviled Eggs Recipe
Learn how to make easy deviled eggs! My easy deviled eggs recipe includes the perfect recipe for making hard boiled eggs that peel like a dream.
Everything Bagel Pretzels
Try out these delicious and easy everything bagel pretzels. They're the best seasoned pretzels and super simple to make!
Herbed Cream Cheese Ritz
For last minute entertaining, or any time you need easy appetizers in 5 minutes or less, this Herbed Cream Cheese Ritz recipe is a fast and delicious option!
3-Ingredient Appetizer Dips
These easy appetizer recipes are dips that take no time to make!
3 Minute French Sardine Pate Recipe
This 3-minute French Sardine Pate is perfect for sharing and classy enough for any event.
Black Bean Dip
If you'd prefer a non-cheese dip, try the Black Bean Dip. Just warm your favorite salsa combined with black refried beans and serve with a dollop of sour cream.
Easy Crock Pot Cheesy Chili Dip Recipe
Crockpot Cheesy Chili Dip is so easy to throw together with just three ingredients. Plus, you could choose vegetarian chili to make this an easy vegetarian dip!
Sausage Velveeta Rotel Dip
This Sausage Velveeta Rotel Dip is a great tailgate dip!
3-Ingredient Appetizer Recipes with Meat
These tasty 3 ingredient appetizer recipes have a couple of things in common: they only have 3 ingredients and in this list, 1 of those is meat!
Easy Kielbasa Appetizers
Easy kielbasa appetizer bites made with 3 simple ingredients. Make them stove-top or in a slow cooker for cocktail parties, holidays, and game day tailgate parties.
Crockpot Buffalo Ranch Chicken Drumsticks Recipe
These Crockpot Buffalo Ranch Chicken Drumsticks from The Frugal Girls are even better because you get more meat! Slow cook them along with a bottle of hot sauce and a packet of ranch seasoning for a crowd-pleaser.
Easy Sausage Balls
These Easy Sausage Balls from My Blessed Life are quick to prep with Bisquick, bulk sausage and shredded cheddar. These are on our to-make list this year. My kids will just love them!
3-Ingredient Baked Ham and Cheese Rollups
Baked Ham and Cheese Roll-ups are layers of pre-made pizza dough with your favorite type of ham and sliced cheese.
Sweet and Sour Meatballs Crockpot
Sweet and Sour Meatballs cook for just a few hours in the crockpot, with just frozen meatballs, ketchup and grape jelly.
Bacon Wrapped Sweet Potatoes
Easy bacon wrapped sweet potatoes for something a little different!
Bacon-Wrapped Cocktail Wieners
Who doesn't love a classic?! These meaty treats are poppable and simple to make.
Bacon Pecan Dates Appetizer
Make Bacon Pecan Dates as a quick and easy finger food the next time you have guests.
Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Crackers
Our favorite bacon, wrapped around crackers, lightly dusted with grated parmesan and air fried until the bacon is crispy and the cracker is lightly toasted.
Barbecue Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots
The allure of a tater tot never wears off. These bacon wrapped tater tots are a favorite appetizer for all ages.
Bacon-Wrapped Crackers Topped With Brown Sugar
A little crunch, a little bacon, and some sweetness. The perfect flavor combination.
Bacon Mac and Cheese Bites
Bacon mac and cheese bites are a great treat to make for any party or family gathering.
Simple Bacon Wrapped Dates Recipe
This is one of the most delicious and easiest appetizers you can make. Sweet and savory flavors combine perfectly in this gluten free treat.
More appetizer recipes
These have more than 3 ingredients, but they're still easy and quick to make:
- Shrimp on cucumber appetizers
- Ham and cheese pinwheels
- Hot cheese dip with bacon
- Veggie pinwheels
- Roasted eggplant dip
- Ham and pickle dip
- Instant pot buffalo wings
Find more easy appetizer recipes on our Pinterest board, Amazing Appetizers.