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11 Most Irresistible Canapés Of All Time

If you weren't feeling hungry before you clicked on this post, we can guarantee you will be by the time you've finished.

There's nothing worse than arriving at an event, starving hungry, in the hopes of a delicious morsel, to be disappointed by the food offerings. We've searched high and low to bring you these utterly indulgent, screen-lickingly good canapé recipes. Choose your favourites and offer your guests something spectacular.

1. Mini Calzones

Tiny pizzas? Yes please! These mini calzones pack mozzarella, olives, capers, courgette, chilli and sun-dried tomatoes inside golden-brown parcels

Mini vegetarian calzones

via The Veg Space

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2. Pintxos

Sophisticated and stylish, these spanish treats would make a delicious appetiser at any summer party. Especially washed down with some Sangria.


via Honestly Yum

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3. Mini Fritto Misto Cones

A seafood selection served up in miniature newspaper cones. It's nostalgia in a crispy batter and we love it.

Mini Fritto Misto Cones

via Red Online

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4. Chicken Pamesan Meatball Crostini

You don't just have to end your night with a chicken parm. These classy crostini take a comfort favourite and give it a gourmet twist.

Chicken Pamesan Meatball Crostini

via Half Baked

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5. Plum Glazed Pork Belly Kebabs

Crispy caramelised pork with a sweet plum sauce set of by the earthy notes from the char-grilling. I'll take 3.

Plum Glazed Pork Belly Kebabs

via Food Republic

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6. Cheesy Bacon-Wrapped Puff Pastry Twists

Cheese twists are a drinks party classic. The addition of bacon get a double thumbs up from us. Just try and get one before your guests gobble them up.

Cheesy Bacon-Wrapped Puff Pastry Twists

via Half-Baked Harvest

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7. Grilled Cheese With Kimchi

Just think about biting down through that crunchy, buttery exterior and into that gooey cheese. Add some kimchi for a spicy and slightly vinegary kick and you've got something special.


via Christelle is Flabbergasting

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8. Bloody Mary Shots With Crispy Bacon Strips

The perfect way to start an evening (or the morning after), these delightfully sinful cocktails are a great way to show your guests what kind of an event you have in store.

Bacon-Wrapped Roasted Pumpkin

via Drizzle and Dip

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9. Creamy Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms

Packing the succulent mix of cheese and sausage into the rich umami embrace of a mushroom, these canapés are a treat for the taste-buds.

Creamy Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms

via Food52

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10. Peppermint Mocha and White Choc-chip Fudge Brownies (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

I wasn't aware you could pack so many flavours into a single brownie but I'm here for it. What's more, they're Vegan and Gluten-free!

Peppermint Mocha and White Choc-chip Fudge Brownies Vegan and Gluten Free

via Heather Christo

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11. Toasted marshmallow shots of Baileys

Now you can have your shot and eat it too.

Toasted marshmallow shots

via Stylist

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