One thing's for sure-holiday gatherings aren't easy to plan. You've got decorations to put up, music to play, people to invite and so much more. Let us simplify part of the process with these stress-free, guest-pleasing appetizers, all tested and approved by WD editors. Fill your freezer with these time-saving bites for an easy, breezy party menu. Photo by Alison Gootee/Studio D.
Packed with cheese, bacon and vegetables like zucchini and peppers, these little delights are a decadent treat.
The Perfect Bite Co. Primavera Quiche Lorraine, $15.95 for 24; ThePerfectBiteCo.com
An extra-crisp coating makes this fresh-flavored shrimp stand out from the crowd. Served with sweet chili sauce, they're irresistible.
SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co. Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp, $9.99; Available at grocery stores
A hearty golden crust gives way to lightly spiced potatoes and peas. Bonus: the addictive and zingy dipping sauce included in each pack.
Sukhi's Indian Bites Samosas and Chutney, $36.95 for 24; Williams-Sonoma.com
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These tangy and creamy Mediterranean triangles are enclosed in delicate fillo pastry. Also try serving them with a salad for a quick family dinner.
Fillo Factory Spanakopita, $8.99 for 12; FilloFactory.com
Nutty and fruity with a tart burst, these mini morsels can also be paired with vanilla ice cream for a fun dessert.
Saffron Road Date, Tamarind & Walnut Appetizers, $8.99 for 12; Available at grocery stores
Pigs in a Blanket
It's not a party without cocktail weenies! These are the best of the bunch, with a winning combo of Nathan's franks and buttery, flaky pastry.
Nathan's 100% All Beef Franks in a Blanket, $4.99 for 12; Available at grocery stores