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21 Easy Spring Appetizers, Dips and Spreads

These easy spring appetizers, dips, and spreads will be the highlight of your seasonal parties and gatherings. From healthy and vibrant finger foods to zesty party dips, there's something for everyone on this list.

Check out the recipes below to impress your guests, or enjoy them as a spring snack!

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The Best Spring Appetizers, Dips and Spreads

Spring Appetizers, Dips and Spreads

Appetizers and Finger Foods

Take your spring parties, potlucks, and gatherings to the next level with these easy and satisfying spring appetizers and finger foods for a crowd.

Whether you prefer healthy recipes, decadent bites, vegan and vegetarian options, or seafood dishes, you're sure to find an incredible option for your next get-together!

Dips and Spreads

These delicious dips and spreads will wow party guests and make healthy snacking a breeze!

Grab some pita chips, crackers, or veggies, and dig into these flavorful recipes!

What Makes a Good Spring Appetizer?

When it comes to spring recipes, light and fresh is key. Spring is the time to celebrate fresh seasonal produce such as vegetables, fruits, and herbs.

Center your spring menu around vibrant, earthy, zesty, and tangy dishes featuring bright citrus fruits like lemon, aromatics like garlic, veggies like asparagus, herbs like basil, and tangy cheeses like goat cheese.

Here's a list of seasonal produce and cheeses to help you formulate delicious spring appetizers in a snap.

Spring Vegetables

  • Arugula
  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus 
  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Fava beans 
  • Kale, collards, mustard, and turnip greens
  • Kohlrabi
  • Lettuce
  • Morels
  • New potatoes
  • Nettles
  • Peas, sugar snap peas, and pea shoots
  • Radishes
  • Ramps/wild garlic
  • Spring onions/green onions
  • Spinach
  • Swiss chard

Spring Fruits

  • Grapefruit
  • Lemons
  • Mangoes
  • Pineapple
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries


  • Basil
  • Chives
  • Cilantro
  • Dill
  • Mint
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Tarragon
  • Thyme

Cheese Pairings

  • Blue Cheese
  • Brie or Camembert
  • Feta
  • Havarti
  • Mozzarella
  • Parmesan
  • Ricotta

From flaky tarts and cheesy pinwheels to salad kabobs and dips, you can use these ingredients in a variety of ways to craft yummy finger foods and canapés that are fit for the season.

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