Best Baby Shower Appetizers

White Bean and Rosemary Crostini
Michael Marquand
Ace the baby shower planning with these downright delicious appetizers. Mom-to-be and her guests will swoon over your sophisticated finger foods, and no one needs to know just how easy they are to prepare.
Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Sweet Pea Crostini

Give the guest of honor the recipe for this delicious sweet pea mash -- when blended smoothly it easily doubles as baby food!

Con Poulos
Con Poulos

Deviled Egg Trio

Virtually everyone loves a good deviled egg. Pick one variety to prepare, or make all three -- classic, bacon and cheese, and edamame -- and let your guests choose their favorites.

Erica Clark
Erica Clark

Mini Crab Cake Bites

Keep these crispy, mouth-watering appetizers warm in a 250° oven until you're ready to serve.

Photograph by Bill Milne
Photograph by Bill Milne

Puff Pastry Cheese Swirls

Use a good store-bought pesto for these savory treats, or make your own by pulsing the following in a food processor until smooth: 2 cups fresh basil, 1/4 cup pine nuts, 3/4 cup Parmesan, 3/4 cup olive oil, and 3 garlic cloves, chopped. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Learn how to make colorful brownie pop rattles. They're the perfect addition to the dessert table at a baby shower.

Add some bite-sized sweets to the baby shower menu with these brownie-pop rattles.

Erica Clark
Erica Clark

Cheesy Pear Quesadilla

Cross French flavors with a classic Mexican crowd-pleaser to get this yummy finger food. If you can't find Gruyere cheese, any creamy Swiss will do.

Erica Clark
Erica Clark

Spicy-Sweet Nuts

This recipe is so easy you'll never buy spiced nuts again. Try to be patient: the nuts will crisp up as they cool.

Alison Miksch
Alison Miksch

Amazing Onion Dip

Give this creamy dip a deep, rich and sweet flavor by caramelizing the onions first. Then serve the dip alongside your favorite raw veggies, like sliced carrots, celery, and bell peppers.

Tina Rupp
Tina Rupp

Shrimp and Pepper Bruschetta

Who says bruschetta can only be topped with tomatoes? Pack a flavorful punch by adding delicious shrimp and herbs on top of grilled bread.

Michael Marquand
Michael Marquand

Bacon and Leek Tartlets

Just four ingredients, salt, and pepper come together to make these sophisticated little bites your guests will devour.

Michael Marquand
Michael Marquand

White Bean and Rosemary Crostini

Think of this creamy spread as an Italian twist on hummus. It's equally good spread on crackers or used as a dip for veggies.

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