Best Baby Shower Appetizers

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.

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Sweet Pea Crostini

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!

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Deviled Egg Trio

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.

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Mini Crab Cake Bites

Erica Clark

Mini Crab Cake Bites

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

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Puff Pastry Cheese Swirls

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.

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Baby Shower Ideas: How To Make Brownie-Pop Rattles

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

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Cheesy Pear Quesadilla

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.

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Spicy-Sweet Nuts

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.

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Amazing Onion Dip

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.

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Shrimp and Pepper Bruschetta

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.

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Bacon and Leek Tartlets

Michael Marquand

Bacon and Leek Tartlets

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

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White Bean and Rosemary Crostini

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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