Three lettuce cups filled with prawn cocktails, plus crackers

Quick nibbles recipes

46 Recipes

Feed a crowd with these quick and easy party snacks. Each is ready in just 20 minutes or less, making them perfect for a last-minute festive gathering. Choose from sweet or savoury canapés.

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Serve this Asian-inspired twist on classic prawn cocktail as a starter or party canapés over the festive period 

20 mins
Easy
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If you're keen to rustle up lighter party nibbles for a celebration, these low-calorie beetroot tartines with pastrami or mackerel are ideal

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
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A sophisticated starter that takes just minutes to put together

15 mins
Easy
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Make a canapé classic of salmon and herb blinis, which you can rustle up in less than 20 minutes using four ingredients. Ideal for a dinner party

17 mins
Easy
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Serve these chicken and prawn canapés with drinks when you're entertaining. They're not only tasty but healthy and low-fat too

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
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Planning a Christmas party? You needn’t compromise on healthy eating with these tasty aubergine canapés which you can make with two different toppings

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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Delicious cheesy sticks, perfect for dipping, just as good on their own - ready in under 20 minutes.

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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A simple dip recipe that's low in fat and gluten-free. Refreshing mint and smooth ricotta make this a delectable veggie snack

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Rustle up these easy steak canapés to serve at a party. With two sauces to accompany them, they're delicious and healthy too

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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These date and walnut cinnamon bites are quick to whip up for a healthy snack. They also work as an after-dinner treat if you have friends round

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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Whole crunchy radishes make a simple alternative to crudités - serve with a creamy and lightly salted goat's cheese dip

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Beautifully bite-sized canapés to hand round at your next party - just five ingredients and ready in 15 minutes

15 mins
Easy
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Make this gooey baked cheese even more indulgent with the help of whisky, maple syrup and nuts. Serve with toasted sourdough for a fabulous sharing starter

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Ripe sweet cherries, creamy ricotta and salty prosciutto combine beautifully on these little toasts - the perfect nibble for a summer party

9 mins
Easy
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Roast olives and cheese with garlic, fennel and chilli for an easy and delicious canapé - a tasty dinner party nibble

17 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Make this speedy, cheesy veggie treat for a light supper, or starter. It only needs five ingredients and you can have it on the table in 15 minutes

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Serve our healthy avocado verrines when you're entertaining. They come in two tasty flavour combinations for easy party prep – crab or Mexican kidney bean

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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We gave American-style s’more marshmallow sandwiches a savoury makeover. This version with pizza flavours is ideal for dipping into tomato soup

7 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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Impress party guests with these simple, stylish canapés - thread olives, feta, Serrano ham and pickled cherry peppers onto long cocktail sticks

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Try a more refined type of fried chicken using quail with an indulgent blue cheese dipping sauce. These golden-brown bites are perfect party food

16 mins
More effort
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These canapés look fancy, but are incredibly easy to assemble, and look lovely as part of a sharing platter or party nibble

10 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Bite-sized pieces of crispy toast topped with cheese, artichokes and pesto make attractive canapés for a party or buffet spread

20 mins
Easy
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A Spanish tomato dip with smoky paprika and a drizzle of sherry vinegar. A great vegan addition to the picnic platter

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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These little triple chocolate bites make a great addition to a sweet party buffet, or an attractive edible gift

15 mins
Easy
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