Thanksgiving is great. All of the food is amazing. Absolutely amazing. Sometimes however, the “pre-game” often gets forgotten in the hustle of the real feast. The main dishes are such a huge deal that the appetizers are simply overlooked & belittled to some veggies & chips with dip. I’m not sayin’ there’s anything wrong with veggies & chips & dip. Those are 3 of my favorite snacks. I’m simply pointing out that our Thanksgiving appetizers could perhaps, use a bit more tlc. We are appetizer connoisseurs in the Mealey house. One of our favorite things to order when we go out is appetizers. They’re usually some of the best things on the menu; plus, we get to sample several things this way. So I’ve mostly definitely noticed this Thanksgiving appetizer issue & could not let it go on any longer! The time to change is now folks! Keep reading!
If you’re going to make a veggie tray, let’s at least step it up a level & make it in the shape of turkey. Am I right y’all? Amen!
Here’s all the inspiration & links to the recipes for some fabulous Thanksgiving appetizers that look just like the fancy bird we fascinate over on this beloved day of feasting.
Turkey Cheeseball from Handmade in the Heartland
Thanksgiving Pretzel Turkeys from Mommy Octopus
Turkey Fruit Tray from Not My Own Life
Cheese Turkey Snacks from Living Locurto
Crescent Roll Turkey Platter from Pillsbury
Turkey Buckeye Balls from Cookies, Cupcakes & Cardio
Turkey Veggie Tray from Mom Endeavors
Thanksgiving Turkey Pretzel Sticks from Frugal Coupon Living
Cheese Tray Turkey from Also, That’s It
Turkey Veggie Tray from Living Locurto
Turkey Fruit Platter from The First Year
Oreo Turkeys from Our Best Bites
Turkey Kabobs from Mommy Advice Column
Turkey Veggie Tray from Stop Looking Get Cookin’
Apple Dippin’ Turkey from Make & Takes
Mini Turkey Cheeseballs from She Knows
Meat, Cheese & Cracker Platter from Freebie Finding Mom
Chocolate Turkey Fondue from Clean & Scentsible
Rice Krispy Turkey Treats from Shugary Sweets
Now let’s get that “pre-game” started appropriately.
Gobble Gobble Y’all!
PS- Here’s my go to Thanksgiving app recipe- Bacon Roll Ups, it’s expected & devoured in mere minutes each year.