5 Thanksgiving Recipes For Cocktail Party
Check out these 5 Thanksgiving recipes for a cocktail party that won't break the bank. These recipes are easy to throw together, but they look extra-special when served as an appetizer at a cocktail party. Since they are all inexpensive to make, you can use the money you save on live entertainment, or activities for the children at the gathering. Read on to learn 5 Thanksgiving recipes for a cocktail party:
To make crescent roll-ups, you will need:
- Refrigerated crescent rolls
- Cream cheese
- Fresh baby spinach
- Ready-made bacon
To make veggie sandwiches, you will need:
- 3/4 cup finely chopped carrots
- 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
- 1/4 cup finely chopped cucumber
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
To make pigs in a blanket, you will need:
- Refrigerated crescent rolls
- Lil' smokies (found where sausage is sold)
- American cheese
To make meatballs, you will need:
- 1 bag frozen meatballs
- 2 cans beef gravy
To make peanut butter cup cookies, you will need:
- Refrigerated sugar cookie dough
- Miniature peanut butter cups
Crescent roll-ups. This recipe is one of the tastiest on our list of 5 Thanksgiving recipes for a cocktail party. Guests will ask you how you made them, so be prepared to part with the recipe. Remove the crescents rolls from the can and flatten into one sheet. Spread softened cream cheese all over the dough. Line fresh baby spinach all over the dough and top with the ready-cooked bacon. Wrap pinwheel style and slice. If the dough is too soft to cut, place it in the freezer for five to ten minutes. Bake at 375 degrees until light brown.
- Veggie sandwiches. Everyone likes the taste of these sandwiches, and they aren't heavy or overly filling. To make, combine softened cream cheese with all the ingredients. Place in the refrigerator overnight and then spread onto bread. Cut each sandwich diagonally and place on a tray.
- Pigs in a blanket. Children and adults alike enjoy eating these delicious appetizers. No silverware is required! Wrap a small piece of cheese around a lil' smokie and then it roll up in about two inches of crescent roll. Then, bake at 375 degrees until light brown.
- Meatballs. These meatballs are the easiest thing to make on our list of 5 Thanksgiving recipes for a cocktail party. Simply place all the meatballs in a crock pot or pan and cover with gravy. Cook on low heat until ready to serve. Be sure to provide cocktail toothpicks for guests to make eating the meatballs easy.
- Peanut butter cup cookies. Our list of 5 Thanksgiving recipes for a cocktail party would not be complete without one dessert recipe. This one is so easy to make it should be illegal. Unwrap all the miniature peanut butter cups and wrap each one with cookie dough. Don't cover the entire thing, just wrap the bottom and sides. Then, place on a cookie sheet and bake according to the cookie package directions. Serve warm or cold.