Find easy but impressive canapés that will wow guests at your next party. We have canape recipes for everything from the classic cheese straw to moreish stuffed mushrooms and mini quiches.

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57 reviews

This is a favourite nibble and canapé year-round, but especially welcome at Christmas and New Year's parties.

Recipe by: Leigh

13 reviews

These cheesy and buttery cheese straws come with a kick thanks to a touch of cayenne. If desired, omit the cayenne for a simple cheese straw recipe.

Recipe by: Carol

12 reviews

Crimini mushrooms are stuffed with Cheddar cheese and streaky bacon. These are perfect for canapes or as a starter.

Recipe by: GRNSTR1PE

11 reviews

This Greek meze is perfect for entertaining, and the pastry could not be easier to make. Serve as a nibble or starter, and enjoy the leftovers for weeks to come - they freeze well after they're baked. Just defrost and pop them in a warm oven, and you'll think they're freshly baked.

Recipe by: Diana

10 reviews

These savoury biscuits are so easy to prepare and call for just three ingredients. You can prepare the dough and then refrigerate until ready to bake. Serve with wine as a nibble, or as part of a canape spread.

Recipe by: AnneFrancoise

10 reviews

Also known as cheese twists (for their shape). These are one of my favourites! They’re great for canapés, very popular in winter and just as good for snacking on while watching a movie on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

Recipe by: henrydwatson

8 reviews

Really easy and really tasty cheese straws. These go down a treat on their own or with a bowl of soup.

Recipe by: ami

8 reviews

I know most people buy these nowadays but they are easy to make if you use frozen pastry, plus you can vary the flavour. This recipe uses fresh chives and mustard. Grown-ups love them! For a birthday party, you can keep them plain or add grated Cheddar to the sausagemeat.

Recipe by: Lauren

8 reviews

This is a deliciously different canapé for entertaining guests. It doesn't require a lot of work, but still tastes wonderful!

Recipe by: Becca

7 reviews

A cream cheese and Parmesan filling is stuffed into mushroom caps before baking.

Recipe by: Angie Gorkoff

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