‘Tis this season of holiday parties! We love a good Christmas party, but hosting one can add up really quickly. Between food, drinks, and decor, your party budget can get out of control. Don’t worry; we have all the budget-friendly party ideas you need.
The easiest way to save money is on food. Instead of catering or picking up food from a restaurant, save money by making restaurant-style recipes for your party. When hosting a holiday party, having the right kind of appetizers is important. If you have great appetizers, there is no need to serve a big meal. At AllFreeCopycatRecipes.com, we have all the budget-friendly appetizer recipes you could need! Plus, don’t miss our other budget-friendly party ideas down below.
9 Party Perfect Appetizers
- Our Version of IKEA Swedish Meatballs – These Swedish meatballs are incredibly easy to make ahead of your party. Served with toothpicks, these meatballs are the perfect budget-friendly appetizer.
- Homemade Pizza Bagel Bites from Raining Hot Coupons – This family-friendly appetizer will be a favorite.
- Copycat Chili’s Skillet Queso – Everyone loves a great cheese dip and this a winner!
- Lightened-Up Jalapeno Poppers from Gimme Some Oven – With just a few basic ingredients, this fresh take on the jalapeno popper is the perfect holiday appetizer.
- Cowboy Caviar – This classic dip is a crowd-favorite that is incredibly cheap & simple to make.
- Loaded Sweet Potato Skins from Sally’s Baking Addiction – This classic restaurant appetizer is reinvented with everyone’s favorite holiday ingredient, the sweet potato!
- Baked Bloomin’ Onion – This Outback Steakhouse copycat brings the “wow” factor without having to spend a boat load of money.
- Stuffed Mushrooms from One Perfect Bite – Stuffed mushrooms look and sound expensive, but they are really one of the cheapest appetizer recipes you can make.
- Copycat TGI Friday’s Fried Mozzarella Sticks – You can’t go wrong with these mozzarella sticks. Even the pickiest guests will enjoy these.
Other Budget-Friendly Party Ideas
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- DIY Christmas Party Invitations
What is your favorite party appetizer?
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