Three lettuce cups filled with prawn cocktails, plus crackers

Quick nibbles 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.

3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These low-fat, gluten-free canapés can be put together in just 10 minutes - perfect as a last-minute party nibble

10 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Curing your own salmon is well worth it for taste and wow-factor. Serve this beetroot and berries version as a starter or on crackers as a canapé

10 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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The classic combination of apples and cheese is given a lift with thin slices of sweet fruitcake - a great festive party canapé or buffet treat

20 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This simple canapé is easy to assemble and has only three ingredients, yet looks great as part of a party platter or buffet

15 mins
Easy
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A quick and classic spring canapé of tender green stems wrapped in Parma ham with a light citrus dip

12 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A little kick of chilli does wonders with nuts

15 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Good with breadsticks, or try this with grilled lamb or as a topping for crostini

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
18 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A nice and spicy partner to pre-dinner drinks. Great with some toasted pitta for dipping

12 mins
Easy
Vegan
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A simple, stylish canapé that takes just minutes to prepare

15 mins
Easy
13 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

A moreish treat that can be a little addictive. These nuts are so yummy you'll need to make double

15 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Barely any more effort than opening a bag of crisps - and your party guests will be so much more impressed with this

10 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These American-style snacks are ready in minutes and very moreish - enjoy with a fruity cocktail

10 mins
More effort
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Keep the kids happy over the summer holidays with a patisserie-style afternoon tea complete with these easy open sandwiches featuring a variety of toppings

20 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This creamy syllabub is a spin on classic mint choc chip and a great way to use up leftover chocolates

10 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This storecupboard relish has all the flavours of a classic cooked chutney but with more bite. It makes a great last minute accompaniment to a cheese board or ham

15 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Ten stunning ideas for your Christmas drinks party, all suitable for vegetarians

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
38 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These classy canapes look sophisticated yet are so simple to make - a great way to impress your guests at a party

10 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Simply plonk this in the middle of the table and let your friends get to work, with chunks of bread for scooping

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This spin on bruschetta tops baguette slices with crushed peas, mint and salty cheese - great for canapés

15 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This quick canapé of traditional Jewish salt beef with a twist has the wow factor despite taking only minutes to make

10 mins
Easy
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These little Thai nibbles are ready in just 10 minutes

10 mins
Easy
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These bite-sized puddings are ideal for finger food and cocktail parties

15 mins
Easy
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