Get this party started with easy-to-make crostini appetizers! These are as easy as adding some tasteful toppings to pre-cut and crispy toasts!
Setting the party’s mood with appetizers is very important, and we know you always want to give the best-tasting starters to delight your family and guests.
You know it’s impossible to start it without a delicious appetizer to graze on your party plate!
And as we always do, we want to give you the ultimate appetizers you can do yourself, so we jot down 11 mouthwatering crostini appetizers you can try at home and include on your party menu or holiday dinner.
Crostini, or “little toast” in Italian, is a crusty bread brushed with olive oil, whether toasted using a grill or oven until golden brown.
But you don’t have to be Italian to savor these crusty bread slices.
We’ve got different recipes you can enjoy and savor, ideal for any occasion year-round!
If you love the taste of toasted fruits to top your appetizer, we recommend #4 to start your plate, but if you’re not into food waste and love reinventing leftovers, then #8 is the best appetizer to do.
We know you’re looking forward to this list, and now is your time to put this into reality.
So come on and let that party rollin’!
Putting pretty-looking yet tasty appetizers on your dinner table will always excite your guests about what’s in store for them.
Looking at these slices of smoked salmon meat and salmon dip on top of your crostini will make you wonder how many of these lovelies you can munch at once?
The combination of cream cheese, fresh dill, and a pinch of jalapeno to add spice and lemon juice will turn your plain crostini into a tasty party booster.
You will never know how good it tastes until it’s all gone on your dinner plates!
If you want something to munch on before your ball game kick-off or just a dish you want to bring on a get-together with your friends or family, then this finger food is an absolute starter to relish.
Bacon (grilled version is the best), cheese, hot sauce, mayo dressing, spread on top of crostini with sprinkles of finely chopped onions and toasted.
Sliced almonds to garnish it will give you a dose of heavenly goodness in your mouth with a crunch!
It is a perfect pair with an ice-cold beer at hand while enjoying your favorite sports or just having a cozy time with your guests.
You can never say no once you have laid eyes on these lovely-looking starters once they hit your party table!
The mix of colors of this appetizer gives that lively appeal that will entice your guest not just to get one but more of it!
Sweet potato and garlic puree on top of a crunchy, oven-roast crostini, with a dash of cinnamon and pomegranate seed for garnish, adding flavor to this mouthwatering dish is all it takes to make it a superb dish.
These little golden snacks will delight your guests, and they will look forward to more occasions and parties you will host in the future, as this will surely be an instant favorite for them!
If you love the taste of roasted fruits, there is no way you will not love these starters!
The sweet and savory taste of roasted cherries, fresh thyme, and creamy goat cheese on top of the crunchy oven-toast crostini gives this lovely appetizer a beautiful balance of flavors.
The roasting of cherries caramelizes its juice to a juicy and sweeter syrup that adds texture and flavor to this dish.
Once everything is assembled, you can sit and relax with a glass of red wine while munching on these cuties!
Ideal for serving huge crowds, too!
Let’s create an appetizer that is not just pleasing to the eye but also flavorful in every bite!
The layers of savory, tangy flavor of mixed olive tapenade give life to the grilled crostini.
To make the best-tasting mixed olives tapenade, mix colorful olives, roasted garlic, capers, crushed red pepper, shallot, lemon zest and juice, vinegar, and don’t forget the anchovies; for extra umami flavor!
Add herbs, mints, and cheese slices on top.
It is a delicious dish you will love to serve on special occasions or as a snack treat.
Another unique way to serve your crostini!
You get deep flavors of fall when you’ve got a try this elegant yet easy-peasy appetizer on your plate!
The sweet and juicy oven-roasted grapes, combined with rosemary and thyme to balance the sweetness of honey and the citrusy flavor of lemon ricotta, will make these munchies divine.
Add a dash of olive oil, freshly ground pepper, and sea salt; this dish is ready to indulge.
A glass of wine to pair with these mini crostini starters will be a party gem!
Nothing is impossible when this Smoked Mozzarella Cheese Crostini is available in your kitchen!
And if you’re a cheese fan, this is a smoking hot recipe!
When you get that fresh mozzarella, mayo, and turmeric to top your crusty toasted crostini, you’ll know you’ve made something special from simple ingredients.
The combination of these ingredients will remind you of Pimento cheese.
Give this recipe a go, and you’ll know you’ve made the right choice!
There’s always a great way to make something out of your leftover beef tenderloin, and this is one of the recipes you must give a try!
It’s not complicated to do, packed with flavors and irresistible not to get a mouthful of it.
Toasted crostini, topped with horseradish sauce, thin slices of beef tenderloin, baby arugula, blue cheese shards, and chives will make you want more of these to satisfy your tummy.
Now you don’t need to throw your leftover beef tenderloin away because you’ve got this recipe to save it!
And the taste will still be fabulous!
Ideal to munch when you’re relaxing or having a great time with friends.
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The mixture of smokey bacon, fresh lettuce, and juicy cherry tomatoes with smooth, creamy cheese to top your toasted crostini makes this a superb finger food.
These are an excellent snack for gatherings or just a side to your soup or salad for lunch to make it extra special.
You can also make variations of this dish by using different types of cheese to soothe your cravings.
It is a no-sweat recipe you can add to your party menus!
Parties are all over the place during summer, and to make it notable to your guests, creating a mouthwatering appetizer will entice not just their eyes but also their taste buds!
Caprese Salad is a famous Italian recipe with tomatoes, basil, and fresh mozzarella with olive oil and a bit of balsamic vinegar for a tangy flavor, so adding it with crostini will produce an ultimate tasty treat.
Do you know what makes this even delectable?
It is when you get that sliced crostini on top of the hot grill to achieve that smokey flavor while fresh mozzarella is melting slowly with it.
It’s a sure winner for outdoor barbeque cookouts you’re planning for months!
And for the finale!
It is a recipe that will guarantee a spot in anyone’s heart!
Both adults and kids will surely love these minis!
It’s easy as a pie to assemble and not time-demanding, yet it will not last long on your table because anyone will not give a second look once they glance at the attractive colors of this bite-sized Chicken Caesar Crostini.
To make it easier, you can buy a rotisserie chicken, caesar dressing, and lettuce, but nothing beats the taste of a homemade caesar salad dressing made with love.
It’s an ideal addition to your summer parties or cookouts to set the mood up for the main course!
The bottom line
And there you have it!
We’re so glad you’ve made it through our list to give you more ideas for your upcoming parties.
And we are always here to back you up with great dishes for your parties and potlucks or to make something to light up your usual lunch or dinner.
Appetizers are not just finger foods that you serve your guests to buy some time to prepare the main course, but it’s a way of giving a hint of what to expect for the rest of the shindig.
Just like these amazing crostini appetizers, we hope you can try all of them and share with us what your guests think of them.
Which of these recipes catch their attention and tickle their palates?
You know we love to hear from you, so write your comments below!
- Almond-Bacon Cheese Crostini
- Sweet Potato Crostini
- Roasted Cherry & Goat Cheese Crostini
- Olive Tapenade Bruschetta
- Roasted Grape Crostini With Lemon Ricotta & Honey
- Smoked Mozzarella Cheese Crostini
- Beef & Blue Cheese Crostini
- Cheesy BLT Crostini
- Grilled Caprese Crostini
- Chicken Caesar Crostini
- Find your favorite recipe from our Crostini Appetizers list.
- Gather all the ingredients needed.
- Start making and make us proud!