25 Best Store-Bought Party Appetizers

When you're hosting an impromptu gathering or last minute holiday party, store bought appetizers and pre-made frozen party snacks can be a life saver. Here's a list of some of our favorites:

Best store bought appetizers

Appetizers are BIG in Sweetie-pie's family. Christmas eve is oftentimes a collection of cheeses, rollups, tiny meatballs, chicken wings and other delectables that you can eat with your fingers or toothpicks. Which is why I LOVE finding and making interesting recipes for appetizers. (BONUS list of party snacks to buy at the bottom of this post!)

However, if you aren't as enthused about apps as I am, or if time is tight, check out these 15 frozen, affordable, store bought appetizers:

15 Frozen Store Bought Appetizers





  1. Trader Joe's Pastry Bites with Feta Cheese and Caramelized Onions
  2. The Fillo Factory Brie and Raspberry Fillo Rolls
  3. SeaPack Jumbo Coconut Shrimp
  4. Whole Foods Tandoori Chicken Samosas
    tandoori chicken samosa frozen appetizer

  5. Allen Brothers Buffalo Chicken Wings
  6. Archer Farms Lobster and Cheese Bites
    lobster cheese bites
  7. Trader Joe's Parmesan Pastry Pups
  8. Crazy Cuizine Mandarin Orange Chicken
  9. Archer Farms Spanakopita

  10. SeaPak Shrimp Spring Rolls

  11. Tyson Any'tizers Bonless Chicken Wyngz
  12. Whole Foods Pork and Vegetable Potstickers
  13. Archer Farms Crab Rangoon

  14. Golden Spinach and Broccoli Blintzes

  15. Farm Rich Mozzarella Bites

For a little more 'gourmet' then this list of the 10 best store-bought party appetizers.

  1. Whole Kitchen Spanakopita
  2. Sahale Snacks Nut Blend Soledad Almonds
  3. Va-Va Home Made Lutencia
  4. Divina Green Olives Stuffed With Feta
  5. Williams-Sonoma Hand-Packed Mushrooms in Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  6. Stonewall Kitchen Chipotle Cheddar Cheese Straws
  7. Nancy's Petite Quiche
  8. Goodwives Hors D'Oeuvres Crab Puff Pastry
  9. The Perfect Bite Co. Haute Dogs in a Blanket
  10. Safeway Select Caramelized Onion & Gorgonzola Pastry Puffs

BONUS: But what if you're like me and LOVE making appetizers? Or you can't find the products listed above?? Here are recipes for similar items on Real Simple's List that will that will substitute nicely. All provided by DELISH.

  1. Spinach Pies
  2. Fruit and Nut Trail Mix
  3. Classic American Relish Tray
  4. Spiced Citrus Olives
  5. Marinated Baby Artichokes with Dill and Fresh Ginger
  6. Homemade Cheese Straws
  7. Mini Quiches
  8. Shumai with Crab and Pork
  9. Pigs in a Blanket
  10. Gougeres

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