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10 Easy Spring Appetizer Recipes

Updated on February 19, 2013

Are You Looking For Spring Appetizer Recipes?

Are you celebrating spring coming, planning a spring family gathering, or an Easter or Mother's Day spring brunch? If you're looking for some delicious appetizers that will look like gourmet, but are super easy to make you've come to the right place!

I've put together a collection of my favorite spring appetizer recipes. I have everything from savory appetizers to sweet, from hot and spicy to cool and creamy. All of them ready for your spring or Easter meal, and all of them are super easy to make, but look and taste amazing.

Serve these delicious appetizers at your spring brunch or Easter dinner and your guests will be impressed.

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spring salad appetizer
spring salad appetizer

Spring Appetizer Recipe #1 Layered Caprese Salad

This is a super easy spring appetizer idea! Simply layer tomato slices with fresh mozzarella and basil leaves in stacks on a plate.

Using both red and yellow tomatoes will give this salad a pop. You can also drizzle it with a little olive oil or vinaigrette to add some additional flavor.

The fresh tomatoes and mozzarella give this salad a cool spring flavor your guests will love!

Spring Blossom Plate
Spring Blossom Plate

Showcase your spring appetizer on this beautiful spring blossom plate.

 
brie cookie and strawberry sweet spring appetizer
brie cookie and strawberry sweet spring appetizer

Easy Spring Appetizer #2 Strawberries and Brie

Strawberries are extra flavorful in the spring! Why not take advantage of their fabulous flavor and make an easy sweet spring appetizer by layering strawberry slices, brie cheese and a shortbread cookie.

You could also try other berries, simply slice blueberries or raspberries in half and use them to top your brie. Make a stunning platter with different types of berries.

#3 Cucumber Sandwiches Appetizer Recipe

cucumber sandwiches
cucumber sandwiches

Ingredients:

~1 pkg Italian dressing mix

~1 pkg cream cheese

~cucumber sliced thinly

~1 mini loaf of rye cocktail bread

~Dill

Directions:

1. Mix the Italian dressing mix into the cream cheese.

2. Spread a thin layer of cream cheese mixture on each piece of rye bread.

3. Top with sliced cucumbers and sprinkle with dill.

#4 Spinach Dip

spinach dip
spinach dip

Spinach dip is a creamy cool appetizer idea for a spring party or brunch. It's super easy to make, and you can add it to a bread bowl for an extra special touch. Find the complete recipe here: Spinach Dip Recipe

#5 Fresh Fruit With Marshmallow Cream Dip

fresh fruit and dip
fresh fruit and dip

Fresh fruit and dip can make a wonderful sweet appetizer for spring party goers, or for an Easter brunch. Just add spring berries, and some grapes or pineapple or melon for fresh fruit flavor.

Spring Fruit Dip Recipe

Ingredients:

1~ 8oz package of cream cheese

1~ 7 oz (small) jar of marshmallow cream

1-2 tablespoons of lemon (0ptional)

Instructions:

1. Let the cream cheese sit for a few minutes until it’s almost room temperature.

2.Mix the marshmallow cream, cream cheese, and the lemon together with a hand mixer.

The dip will keep for up to a week in the refrigerator or you can use it right away.

deviled eggs
deviled eggs

#6 Deviled Eggs

Ingredients:

~6 hard boiled eggs

~1/4 cup Mayonnaise

~1 t Dijon Mustard

~paprika for garnish

Instructions:

1. Slice the boiled eggs in half length wise, and remove the yolks.

2. Place the yolks in a mixing bowl with the Mayonnaise, Dijon mustard. Mix together until well combined.

3. Spoon the yolk mixture back into the egg halves.

4.Sprinkle with paprika.

#7 Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms

pizza stuffed mushrooms
pizza stuffed mushrooms
Pizza is a staple at our house! Here's a lightened up version you can use for your spring appetizers. Check out the complete recipe here: Pizza Stuffed Mushroom Recipe

#8 Veggie Spring Rolls

Spring rolls are a fabulous spring appetizer idea! They're light and loaded with fresh flavor. Check out this video to learn how to make veggie spring rolls for your next spring event.

spring berry fruit mold
spring berry fruit mold

#9 Spring Berry Fruit Salad Mold

Ingredients:

~4 envelopes gelatin (like Knox)

~2 cups apple juice

~2 cups water

~mini round gelatin molds

1. In a sauce pan heat the one cup of the apple juice and the water until boiling, then remove from heat.

2. In a bowl add the apple juice and sprinkle the gelatin over the top. Let it stand for about a minute.

3. Stir the mixture for about 5 minutes, or until the gelatin completely dissolves.

4. Put a handful of berries in each mini gelatin mold, then pour the gelatin mixture over the top. Chill for at least 3 hours until you're ready to serve.

Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.

garden salsa
garden salsa

#10 Fresh Garden Salsa Salad

The fresh ingredients in this salsa make it a perfect choice for spring. This is spring with a little spice!

Ingredients:

~1 can black beans

~1/2 bag frozen corn, thawed

~1/2 small sweet onion chopped

~1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped

~1 clove minced garlic

~1 medium tomato chopped

~ 2 medium hot peppers (optional) chopped

~juice of one lime

Instructions:

Combine all of the ingredients in a medium bowl and refrigerate for a couple hours to let the flavors blend. Serve as an appetizer with sliced cucumbers, celery, or corn chips.

Are You Looking For Spring Appetizer Recipe Ideas?

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    • Starzz30 profile image

      Starzz30 4 years ago

      I love to make spinach dip for family and friends but I will sure try the spring rolls recipe

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      LorLinda 4 years ago from Denver Colorado

      great recipes!

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      deforst 4 years ago

      Thanks for the great ideas!

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      Malu Couttolenc 4 years ago

      Yummy! All these recipes look delicious and I will try them for sure. My chidren will love them :)

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      Camden1 4 years ago

      I host bookclub this spring (I've always had winter before), so I definitely need some creative appetizer recipes!

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      techmom 4 years ago

      These look very very yummy! The strawberries and brie look very appealing right now.