When planning a party menu it’s important to consider your time preparing the food. Minimizing the preparation time for the hors d’oeuvres you serve allows you to devote your time to other party prep activities and reduces your stress just before your event. Here are some easy, delicious hors d’oeuvres and appetizers to inspire you!

Make salad a finger food with this salad wedge recipe from Dreamsicle Sisters.

Savory and exotic is on the menu with these easy to make bacon-wrapped dates from Practically Functional.

Caprese Salad is a classic appetizer and this finger food version is perfect for any event, get the full recipe at Guest of a Guest.

Impress your guests with this deceptively easy recipe for fig jam crostini from Practically Functional.

Get a full tutorial on creating easy and impressive hors d’oeuvre trays from your grocery deli aisle over at Stone Gable Blog.

These Prosciutto Crostini With Lemony Fennel Slaw will be a hit at any party and only take 15 minutes to make, get the recipe at Real Simple.

You can make these chili lime shrimp cups from William’s Kitchen a day ahead to free up time the day of your party!

No matter what kind of party you are planning, incorporating easy hors d’oeuvres helps take the pressure off hosting and allows you to focus your time on other preparations.

Which of these easy appetizers looks the best to you? What are your favorite types of hors d’oeuvres to serve?