4 Ways Easy Party Appetizers – Cheesy Spaceship Crackers, Cherry Pie Bites, Hawaiian Pizza Bites, Chocolate Hazelnut Clusters, each made with 5 ingredients or less, including Crunchmaster crackers that are gluten-free and non-GMO. Great for entertaining. Video recipe. #crunchmaster #ad

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These Easy Party Appetizers feature delicious savory and sweet flavor combinationsCheesy Spaceship Crackers, Mini Cherry Pies, Hawaiian Pizza Bites and Chocolate Pecan Clusters. The perfect DIY finger food for entertaining during the holidays. Plus video tutorial!

Calling anyone in need of fun finger food for their next party. Are you game?

 

These Easy Party Appetizers are made with whole grain Crunchmaster crackers with DIY toppings

Kids and adults alike with go for these hors d’oeuvres. And the crackers provide a great hexagonal shape and a delicious crunch that is just so satisfying.

Whether you make all of these or just one, you’ll love the flavor combinations here. If you haven’t heard of Crunchmaster® Crackers before, they’re an artisanal, gluten-free cracker made with rice, sesame, quinoa and flax. In addition to being whole grain and non-GMO, they have a serious crunch and some really addictive flavors!

These 3-ingredient Cheesy Cracker Spaceships are the first recipe, which are popular with kids and adults, not to mention Star Wars fans! The unusual design always grabs everyone’s attention, and they’re surprisingly easy to make too.

Delicious spaceship crackers as party appetizers made with cheddar cheese, prosciutto and Crunchmaster crackers

We made them with Crunchmaster® Crackers in Signature Buttermilk Ranch & Dill flavor, cheddar cheese and optional dry cured ham like prosciutto.

Next up are these adorable Cherry Pie Bites, which are a TipBuzz original your guests will never have seen before. The burst of red makes a great addition to your appetizer platter, and they’re seriously addictive.

These Cherry Pie Bites are delicious party appetizers made on top of a hexagonal Crunchmaster cracker

We made them with Crunchmaster® Multi-Seed Original crackers, cherry pie filling and refrigerated pie dough. You’ll need to put in a bit of effort to do the basket weave, but it gets easier with each one you make.

Our third appetizer are these cute Hawaiian Pizza Bites, which are a simple savory hors d’oeuvre. They’re great as quick after-school snacks in the toaster oven, and are equally good for a game day party.

We made them with Crunchmaster® Multi-Seed Original crackers, shaved ham, shredded cheese and pineapple chunks. You can use fresh or canned pineapple.

Our final appetizer is these fun Chocolate Hazelnut Clusters, a no-bake hors d’oeuvre that’s easy to make.

Chocolate hazelnut cluster party appetizers made with melted chocolate, crushed filberts an Crunchmaster crackers

We made them with Crunchmaster® Multi-Seed Original crackers, melted semisweet chocolate, crushed hazelnuts and a sprinkling of sea salt. You can substitute pecans or walnuts, and they’re delicious with white chocolate too.

You can bake these appetizers together in a 375°F oven, or even in quick batches in a toaster oven. There’s no special equipment required. For serving, put them on a platter or just pass them around casually on small plates.

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Easy Party Appetizers 4 Ways

These Easy Party Appetizers feature delicious savory and sweet flavor combinations: Cheesy Spaceship Crackers, Mini Cherry Pies, Hawaiian Pizza Bites and Chocolate Pecan Clusters. The perfect DIY finger food for entertaining during the holidays. Plus video tutorial!
Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 8 mins
Total Time: 38 mins
Servings: 32 servings

Ingredients

Cheesy Spaceship Crackers

  • 16 Crunchmaster® Multi-Seed crackers, Signature Buttermilk Ranch & Dill
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 cubes cheddar cheese, 1 x 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 slice dry cured ham, 2 x 1/2 inch strips

Cherry Pie Bites

  • 8 Crunchmaster® Multi-Seed crackers, Original flavor
  • 1/4 cup cherry pie filling
  • 1/4 refrigerated pie crust, cut into 2 x 1/4 inch strips
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten, optional

Hawaiian Pizza Bites

  • 8 Crunchmaster® Multi-Seed crackers, Original flavor
  • 1 thin slice ham, torn into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup pineapple chunks, 3/4 inch
  • 1 tsp chives, optional

Chocolate Hazelnut Clusters

  • 8 Crunchmaster® Multi-Seed crackers, Original flavor
  • 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup hazelnuts, chopped
  • 1 tsp fine sea salt

Instructions

Cheesy Spaceship Crackers

  • Preheat oven or toaster oven to 375°F. Place crackers on baking sheet, and add a large pinch of shredded cheese onto each.
  • Bake a few minutes until the cheese is bubbling. Meanwhile, cut cheese into 1x1/2 inch chunks and wrap optional ham around the middle.
  • Remove crackers from oven. Press a cheese chunk into the melted cheese for 2 seconds, and then press the melted cheese side of another cracker into the other end.
  • Repeat right away for remaining crackers while the cheese is still hot. Serve and enjoy!

Cherry Pie Bites

  • Preheat oven or toaster oven to 375°F. Place crackers on baking sheet, and add one cherry from the filling onto each. Smush the cherry somewhat with the back of a spoon.
  • Following the video, make the basketweave pattern on top of the cherry using the pie crust strips. Brush with optional beaten egg.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes until tops are starting to brown. Serve and enjoy!

Hawaiian Pizza Bites

  • Preheat oven or toaster oven to 375°F. Place crackers on baking sheet.
  • To each cracker add ham to mostly cover, followed by a pinch of shredded mozzarella and a chunk of pineapple.
  • Bake for 5 minutes until the cheese is bubbling. Sprinkle with optional chives, serve and enjoy!

Chocolate Hazelnut Clusters

  • Add chopped chocolate to a small bowl and microwave in 30 second intervals until melted, stirring each time.
  • Place crackers on a work surface, and spoon a teaspoon of chocolate onto each cracker, followed by a few pieces of hazelnut.
  • Drizzle a bit more chocolate over the hazelnuts, and sprinkle with a few grains of sea salt. Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Party Appetizers 4 Ways
Amount Per Serving
Calories 68 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 165mg7%
Potassium 27mg1%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 50IU1%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Author: Cindy
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizers, party
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