Looking for easy, delicious picnic finger foods? Look no further! This round up of picnic finger food ideas has everything to create a feast that friends and family will love, with no muss and fuss.
From classic Cucumber Sandwiches, Fried Chicken, and Deviled Eggs to more creative fare like a Bundt-Wich Sandwich and Goat Cheese Filled Pretzels, we've got you covered. And because we know that time is of the essence when you're packing for a picnic, we've made sure that all of these picnic finger food ideas are quick and easy to make.
Easy, Go-To Picnic Finger Food Ideas
- Easy to make: All of these easy picnic appetizers are simple and straightforward to make, so you can whip them up in no time.
- Delicious: Our recipes are sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.
- Portable: All of our picnic appetizers can be easily transported, so you can enjoy them at your next outdoor gathering.
- Variety: We've included a variety of recipes to suit all dietary restrictions.
So what are you waiting for? Let's get this picnic started!
Little Smokies Corn Dogs
Honey Lemon Pepper Wings
- Little Smokies Corn Dogs
- Honey Lemon Pepper Wings
- Ranch Cream Cheese Ham Roll Ups
- Cream Cheese Rangoons
- Bundt-wich Party Sub
- Easy Chicken Meatballs
- Savory Puff Pastry Tarts
- Jumbo Goat Cheese Stuffed Soft Pretzels
- Bonchon Chicken Soy Garlic Wings
- Bhindi Pakora
- Tiropita (Greek Cheese Pie)
- Lamb Cigar Rolls
- Deviled Eggs Without Mustard
- Shortcut Fried Chicken (without buttermilk)
- Chicken Sausage Rolls
- Chicken Caprese Sandwich
- Asparagus Mini Quiches
- Cucumber Sandwiches
- Oven Baked Chicken Tenders (Crispy Golden)
- Air Fryer Chicken Sausage Bites
- Blackstone Steak Quesadillas
- Tips For Success
- Related Recipes
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- Food Safety
Ranch Cream Cheese Ham Roll Ups
Cream Cheese Rangoons
Bundt-wich Party Sub
Easy Chicken Meatballs
Savory Puff Pastry Tarts
Jumbo Goat Cheese Stuffed Soft Pretzels
Bonchon Chicken Soy Garlic Wings
Tiropita (Greek Cheese Pie)
Lamb Cigar Rolls
Deviled Eggs Without Mustard
Shortcut Fried Chicken (without buttermilk)
Chicken Sausage Rolls
Chicken Caprese Sandwich
Asparagus Mini Quiches
Oven Baked Chicken Tenders (Crispy Golden)
Air Fryer Chicken Sausage Bites
Blackstone Steak Quesadillas
Picnic finger foods are a great way to feed a crowd and enjoy the outdoors. With so many delicious and easy recipes to choose from, you're sure to find some several picnic finger food ideas that everyone will love.
Tips For Success
Here are a few helpful tips for planning your picnic appetizer spread:
- Variety is key. Don't just bring one type of picnic appetizer. Instead, mix it up with a variety of different flavors and textures. This will help keep your guests interested and coming back for more.
- Consider the season. If you're having a picnic in the summer, you'll want to choose finger foods that are light and refreshing. In the fall or winter, you might want to opt for heartier options like sandwiches or soups.
- Pack your finger foods in airtight containers. This will help keep them fresh and prevent them from getting soggy.
- Bring a cooler to keep your finger foods cold. This is especially important if you're having a picnic in the summer.
Some of the most popular picnic appetizers include sandwiches, salads, wraps, fruit, vegetables, and dips.
To keep your picnic appetizers safe from food poisoning, it's important to avoid foods that are high in risk for food poisoning, such as mayonnaise-based salads and seafood.
The amount of food you need to bring for a picnic will depend on the number of people attending, the type of food you're serving, and how long you'll be gone. As a general rule, plan on 1-2 servings of food per person.
Perishable foods should not be left out at room temperature for more than two hours. Non-perishable foods can be left out at room temperature for up to four hours.
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- Do not use the same utensils on cooked food, that previously touched raw meat.
- Wash hands after touching raw meat.
- Don't leave food sitting out at room temperature for extended periods.
- Never leave cooking food unattended.
- Use oils with high smoking point to avoid harmful compounds.
- Always have good ventilation when using a gas stove.