Bite-Sized Party Finger Foods

PHOTO: Diane Henderiks' Swedish Turkey Meatballs are shown.
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These finger foods are the perfect mini meals. From mini BLT sandwich bites to small fried chicken pot pies, this list has something for everyone.

PHOTO: Clinton Kelly's bean dip
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Cannellini beans, garlic, olive oil, lemon zest and rosemary go into the food processor to create this creamy dip. Serve with crispy toasts or pita chips for an incredibly simple appetizer.

PHOTO: Chef Lauren Hirschberg's pecorino risotto balls are shown here.
Lauren Hirschberg of Craftbar

Use leftover risotto, or make a batch of risotto for this incredible recipe. Fontina cheese is stuffed inside each ball of rice for a holiday appetizer you won't be able to resist.

PHOTO: Clinton Kelly's romaine lettuce BLT appetizer recipe is shown here.
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Romaine lettuce cups hold crispy bacon, tomatoes and a spicy mayo sauce. These carb-free BLTs are easy to assemble and will disappear quickly.

PHOTO: Diane Henderiks' Deviled Eggs with Goat Cheese and Dill are shown.
ABC News; Food Styling by Karen Pickus

Goat cheese and dill make these deviled eggs extra delicious. Throw the filling in the food processor and pipe it into the hard-boiled egg whites!

PHOTO: Emeril Lagasse's Oven-Roasted Chicken Wings are shown.
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This simple recipe combines spices like garlic, onion, thyme, and cayenne for a delicious chicken spice rub. Roast them in the oven at a very high temp, and then serve them with your favorite barbecue sauce or ranch dip.

PHOTO: Diane Henderiks' Seven Layer Dip Bites are shown.
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Store bought tortilla chip cups make this one of the easiest recipes around. Fill the cups with your favorite fillings like sour cream, avocado, salsa and beans.

PHOTO: Daphne Oz St. Louis nachos
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Avocado, mint and mango give these nachos a tropical taste. Top them with cheese for an easy appetizer everyone can snack on.

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PHOTO: Diane Henderiks' Smoked Salmon & Arugula Pinwheels are shown.
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In this recipe, the ingredients are added and then bread is rolled up in a log. After the logs are chilled, cut them into slices to create the pinwheels.

PHOTO: Mario Batali's roasted peppers and capers crostini
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These crostini combine capers, roasted peppers, and balsamic vinegar for a sophisticated bite. Toast the bread or grill it for additional smoky flavor. Don't forget to drizzle with olive oil.

PHOTO: Diane Henderiks' Tuna Tartare with Ginger-Mango Gastrique is shown.
ABC News; Food Styling by Karen Pickus

Sushi-grade tuna is topped with a sweet ginger and sesame dressing. Serve the tartare in little cups or on a salty potato chip.

PHOTO: Clinton Kelly's mini pot pie recipe is shown here.
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Buying premade pie dough and a rotisserie chicken make this normally complicated potpie a breeze. Make sure the filling is chilled before filling the mini shells.

PHOTO: Rocco's Pigs in a Blankets are shown.
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Phylo dough gives these pigs in a blanket flavor without the fat of the usual buttery crescent dough. The addition of reduced fat cheddar cheese makes these piggies just as indulgent.

PHOTO: Diane Henderiks' Swedish Turkey Meatballs are shown.
ABC News; Food Styling by Karen Pickus

These bite-size meatballs can be put on skewers for easy holiday eating. We love the flavor of whole wheat breadcrumbs and nutmeg in the meat mixture.

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