Awards shows are all about glitz and glamour! People gather around the television with their friends and family to watch not only the awards shows themselves, but the pre-awards shows, too. The best way to curb your hunger at an awards show party is with fancy finger food while you watch your favorite actors walk down the red carpet.
From crostini and pinwheels to bite sized pavlovas , fancy finger food is the best way to excite your palette as you watch the awards shows. The hardest part about making these recipes is picking the award winners! Here are some of our top fancy finger food nominees for your awards show party.
1. Potato Pave with Bacon and Parmesan
Potato Pave with Bacon and Parmesan has all of the comfort food appeal in a glitzy package. Layered with potatoes, bacon, and cheese, they are a make ahead recipe that will fly off the plate, leaving your guests asking for an encore performance!
2. Turkey Sliders Recipe
This Turkey Sliders Recipe is a crowd pleasing favorite! You can serve them an appetizer, snack, or make a couple of different kinds for a fun dinner.
3. Spinach Puff Pastry
Puff pastry just screams FANCY FINGER FOOD! This Spinach Puff Pastry is no exception. Filled with creamed spinach and bacon, these bites can be easily made ahead of time.
4. Cucumber Shrimp Cups
Another cheesy filled cup, these Cucumber Shrimp Cups. Topped with tender and sweet shrimp, and deliciously bite-sized, they are an easy to eat appetizer.
5. Jalapeno Popper Deviled Egg
If you think deviled eggs aren’t fancy enough, then you haven’t tried this Jalapeno Popper Deviled Eggs recipe. These eggs are a crave-able fancy finger food your guests will devour during the awards show.
6. Thai Sausage Rolls
These Thai Sausage Rolls are the perfect finger food for any party! They’re easy to make ahead, filled with minced sausage, and baked in crispy puff pastry. What’s not to love?
7. Prosciutto Pinwheels
Pinwheels are the best finger food! Pinwheels are easy to make ahead, filled with almost anything, and made with decadent puff pastry. These Prosciutto Pinwheels are the perfect addition to your fancy finger food menu.
8. Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms
These mushrooms will fly off your platter! It’s like stuffed mushrooms married shrimp scampi and had these delicious Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms.
9. Smoked Salmon Cucumber Bites
A great low carb fancy finger food is these Smoked Salmon Cucumber Bites. They’re the perfect appetizer for any occasion, and we agree!
10. Mini Candied Pecan Cranberry Goat Cheese Balls
A fuss-free recipe for cheese balls. Her Mini Candied Pecan Cranberry Goat Cheese Balls can be coated with cranberries, apricots, or even dried cherries if you’d prefer.
11. Easy Smoked Salmon Dip
There’s something about smoked salmon that just screams fancy! This Easy Smoked Salmon Dip is a perfect fancy finger food recipe for your awards show party.
12. Light Tex Mex Shrimp Wonton Cups
Light Tex Mex Shrimp Wonton Cups are super easy to make and are filled with vibrant pico de gallo and topped with shrimp.
13. Cucumber Bites with Creole Shrimp and Guacamole
We love low carb fancy finger food like Cucumber Bites with Creole Shrimp and Guacamole. We love the way the cool cucumber contrasts with the spicy shrimp and creamy guacamole.
14. Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites with Sweet and Sour Sauce
The salty sweet of these Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites with Sweet and Sour Sauce makes for a delicious and easy finger food recipe.
15. Salami Crostini with Pecorino, Walnuts, and Honey
Delicious salty and sweet crostini. These Salami Crostini with Pecorino, Walnuts, and Honey is an easy to assemble recipe, topped with chopped walnuts and broiled.
16. Classic Stuffed Mushrooms
A family favorite go-to appetizer recipe is always Classic Stuffed Mushrooms. This recipe is inspired by her family recipe, which would fly off the plate every time they were baked.
17. Caprese Salad Skewers with Pesto and Bacon
Prepping as much as possible before a party is a stress and time saver! Her Caprese Salad Skewers with Pesto and Bacon can be prepped ahead of time, minus the drizzle, which should be done right before serving.
18. Lemon Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus and Goat Cheese Pesto Bites
These Lemon Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus and Goat Cheese Pesto Bites can easily be prepared ahead of time and piped onto your crackers of choice right before the red carpet rolls out.
For more fancy finger food recipes, try this envelope worthy Vegetarian Stuffed Mushroom Recipe along with many more finger food recipes!