33 Party-Perfect Potato Appetizers
Potatoes are one of our favorite foods. Why? Well not only are they delicious, but you can enjoy them any time of day in a number of ways. Breakfast—hash browns and tater tots. Lunch and dinner—mashed, smashed, twice-baked, tossed in a casserole or soup, French-fried, roasted, and so much more. Lucky for us, these amazing potato appetizers prove the humble potato’s versatility even further. Whether you’re hosting a dressy dinner party or a casual cookout, these potato appetizers will look the part. Old classics like potato skins and potato latkes meet up with new twists like potato puffs and sweet potato hummus for all kinds of potato goodness. As if we needed another one, these incredible potato appetizers are reason enough to love the potato.
Mini Potato Skins
Recipe: Mini Potato Skins
This crispy potato skins are party perfect with bacon, cheddar, sour cream, and green onions.
Sweet Potato and Chorizo Sausage Bites
Recipe: Deviled Potatoes
Give your guests two Southern classics—deviled eggs and potato salad—in these mini wonders.
Baked Fingerling Potatoes with Smoked Salmon and Capers
Smoked salmon is an appetizer favorite, so serve it to guests in a reinvented way with mini fingerling potatoes.
Roasted Sweet Potato Hummus
Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potato Hummus
The appetizer spread doesn’t have to be loaded down with unhealthy options. This colorful hummus is light but satisfying with pita bread, chips, or various veggies.
Bacon-Wrapped Potatoes with Queso Blanco Dip
Crispy potatoes, bacon, and creamy cheese dip—this appetizer has the trifecta of crowd-pleasing ingredients.
Buffalo-Style Sweet Potato Waffle Fries
Who doesn’t love waffle fires? This buffalo version is perfect for an at-home tailgate.
Potato Puffs with Toppings
Recipe: Potato Puffs with Toppings
These pretty bites are like fancy tater tots, so you know they’ll go quickly.
Petite Sweet Potato Biscuits with Pulled Pork and Slaw
These mini biscuits freeze beautifully, so they’re perfect for making ahead.
Bite-Size Potatoes O’Brien
Recipe: Bite-Size Potatoes O’Brien
This colorful breakfast hash recipe gets a finger-food makeover that your guests will love.
Recipe: Potato Rolls
This versatile potato bread recipe can be served with ham, pork tenderloin, or another protein as appetizer sliders.
Sweet Potato Chips
Recipe: Sweet Potato Chips
For a personal touch, make homemade sweet potato chips to serve with your favorite dips and cheeses.
Recipe: Potato-Crusted Pizza
Frozen shredded potatoes make a delicious crust for this easy flatbread recipe you can slice into bite-size pieces for guests. Make several with various toppings for fun presentation.
Salt-and-Pepper Oven Fries
Recipe: Salt-and-Pepper Oven Fries
For a casual cookout or tailgate, there’s no appetizer more kid-friendly than good ole French fries.
Baby Hasselback Potatoes with Blue Cheese and Bacon
You get yummy toppings in every bite with Hasselback-style potatoes.
Root Vegetable Fritters
Recipe: Root Vegetable Fritters
This twist on classic potato latkes includes carrots, parsnips, and onions.
Recipe: Tater Nachos
Who doesn’t love tater tots? They might be your favorite nacho base after trying this recipe. Serve them family-style straight from the skillet for a laidback feel.
Thin Potato Kugel
Recipe: Thin Potato Kugel
Although traditional potato kugel is a casserole, this crispy version is perfect for easy sharing.
Sweet Potato Biscuits
Recipe: Sweet Potato Biscuit
You can serve these fluffy little biscuits with endless options like butter, ham, pepper jelly, and pimiento cheese.
Roasted Vegetable Pizza
Recipe: Roasted Vegetable Pizza
This light flatbread recipe is topped with veggies for a fresh app that won’t fill them up too much before the main course.
Fingerling Potatoes with Avocado and Smoked Salmon
Have all your ingredients prepped, but don’t plate until right before guests arrive so your avocado doesn’t brown too quickly.
From-Scratch Oven Fries
Recipe: From-Scratch Oven Fries
Your guests will be so impressed when they find out these perfectly crisp fries didn’t come from a bag.
Sweet Potato Tartlets
Recipe: Sweet Potato Tartlets
If you like to set out a mix of sweet and savory snacks, these mini treats are the perfect hint of sweet.
Crispy Potato Chips
Recipe: Crispy Potato Chips
This simple recipe is your new go-to for homemade chips that go with everything.
Loaded Baked Potato Dip
Recipe: Loaded Baked Potato Dip
Everyone’s favorite side dish becomes the new favorite appetizer with this addicting recipe.
Crispy Sweet Potato-Green Onion Cakes
These bites are a delicious appetizer alternative for fiesta night at your house.
Potato Blini with Sour Cream and Caviar
These bites look fancy, but they only take a few ingredients.
Sweet Potato Crostini with Goat Cheese and Grape Salsa
This colorful appetizer has the perfect blend of spicy and sweet.
Sweet Potato Squares with Lemon-Garlic Mayonnaise
This simple appetizer is perfectly easy for guests to grab and go.
Rosemary Salt-and-Vinegar Chips
Mini Latkes With Salmon-Olive Relish
These crispy latkes pair incredibly well with our easy salmon relish.