TGIF! 13 Snacks That Go Great With A Cocktail

When it comes to pairing snacks with cocktails, it’s all about finding the perfect balance of flavors and textures. That’s why we’ve put together options that offer a mix of sweet, salty, and savory tastes. Whether you prefer classic pairings or more adventurous combinations, there’s something on our list to suit every palate. So why settle for store-bought snacks when you can make these treats at home?

Salmon & Leek Phyllo Tartlets with lemon wedges on a black plate.
Salmon & Leek Phyllo Tartlets. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Beef Wellington Bites

Beef Wellington Bites on a white plate with sauce in the middle.
Beef Wellington Bites. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Bite into these mini Beef Wellington Bites! Think of juicy beef wrapped in flaky pastry, creating a flavor burst in every bite. They’re like tiny flavor bombs made to satisfy your cravings and impress your guests. These bite-sized beef are perfect for pairing with your favorite cocktail, making them a must-have at any gathering.
Get the Recipe: Beef Wellington Bites

Artichoke-Jalapeno Dip

Artichoke Jalapeno Dip in a black bowl with crackers nearby.
Artichoke-Jalapeno Dip. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Get ready to be blown away by the creamy goodness of Artichoke-Jalapeno Dip! It’s a blend of tangy artichokes and spicy jalapenos, creating a dip that’s packed with flavor. Whether you’re scooping it up with crunchy chips or spreading it on toast, this dip is guaranteed to level up your snack game.
Get the Recipe: Artichoke-Jalapeno Dip

Pico de Gallo

A shot of Pico de Gallo on a board with chips nearby.
Pico de Gallo. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Spice up your snack game with some Pico de Gallo! It’s a fresh mix of diced veggies packed with vibrant flavors. Each spoonful is like a fiesta in your mouth, offering a refreshing burst of tanginess and heat. Whether you’re dipping crunchy tortilla chips or topping your favorite dishes, this homemade salsa is sure to impress.
Get the Recipe: Pico de Gallo

Spinach & Brie Dip

Spinach & Brie Dip in a casserole dish surrounded by pita wedges.
Spinach & Brie Dip. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Treat yourself to the luxurious goodness of Spinach & Brie Dip! It’s a creamy blend of velvety brie cheese and savory spinach, creating a dip that’s as indulgent as it is delicious. Whether you’re spreading it on crackers or dipping veggies, each bite is a moment of pure snack happiness.
Get the Recipe: Spinach & Brie Dip

Guacamole Snack Board

A top-down shot of a guacamole snack board.
Guacamole Snack Board. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Prepare to snack in style with a Guacamole Snack Board! It’s a feast for the palate, featuring creamy guacamole paired with a bunch of tasty treats. From crispy chips to savory cold cuts, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. It’s the ultimate crowd-pleaser, perfect for cocktail parties or casual get-togethers.
Get the Recipe: Guacamole Snack Board

Baked Brie with Apple-Ginger Chutney

A chunk of oozing brie with apple chutney on a board.
Baked Brie with Apple-Ginger Chutney. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Indulge in the irresistible combination of gooey baked brie and tangy-sweet apple-ginger chutney! This decadent snack is a match made in heaven, with the creamy brie perfectly complementing the fruity chutney. Whether you’re spreading it on crackers or slathering it on crusty bread, each bite will make you smile.
Get the Recipe: Baked Brie with Apple-Ginger Chutney

Corn Fritters

Corn fritters in a black cast iron pan.
Corn Fritters. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside – that’s what you can expect from these delicious Corn Fritters! Packed with sweet corn kernels and flavorful spices, these fritters are a delicious snack option for any occasion. Whether you’re serving them as an appetizer or a side dish, they’re sure to be a hit with everyone at the table.
Get the Recipe: Corn Fritters

Baked Scotch Eggs

Scotch Eggs on a black plate.
Baked Scotch Eggs. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Take yourself to the cozy pubs of Scotland with these hearty Baked Scotch Eggs! They’re a delicious combination of savory meat and perfectly cooked eggs, wrapped in a golden crust. Whether you’re enjoying them as a snack or a light meal, they’re sure to hit the spot.
Get the Recipe: Baked Scotch Eggs

Sausage Rolls

Sausage Rolls on a white plate.
Sausage Rolls. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Sink your teeth into the flaky goodness of Sausage Rolls! These savory pastries are filled with seasoned meat, wrapped in buttery pastry, and baked to golden perfection. With each bite, you’ll experience a burst of savory flavor that’ll keep you coming back for more.
Get the Recipe: Sausage Rolls

Tomato Bruschetta Board

Tomato bruschetta board on a table.
Tomato Bruschetta Board. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Level up your snacking game with a Tomato Bruschetta Board! It’s a delicious spread with crusty slices of bread topped with fresh ingredients. Whether you’re serving it as a side or a light meal, it’s sure to be a hit with friends and family. Pair it with your favorite cocktail for a refreshing snack that’ll leave you craving more!
Get the Recipe: Tomato Bruschetta Board

Salmon & Leek Phyllo Tartlets

Salmon & Leek Phyllo Tartlets with lemon wedges on a black plate.
Salmon & Leek Phyllo Tartlets. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Treat your palate with the elegant flavors of Salmon & Leek Phyllo Tartlets! These bite-sized treats have flaky phyllo pastry filled with creamy and tender ingredients, all baked to perfection. Each bite is a blend of savory and delicate flavors, making them the perfect appetizer for any day of the week.
Get the Recipe: Salmon & Leek Phyllo Tartlets

Pork Stuffed Smoked Jalapeno Poppers

Smoked jalapeno poppers on a platter.
Pork Stuffed Smoked Jalapeno Poppers. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Spice up your snacking routine with Pork Stuffed Smoked Jalapeno Poppers! These fiery treats have smoky jalapenos stuffed with meat and seasonings, then smoked to perfection. Each bite is a delicious combination of spicy, smoky, and savory flavors, making them the perfect appetizer for any gathering.
Get the Recipe: Pork Stuffed Smoked Jalapeno Poppers

Baked Brie in a Bowl

A wooden platter with baked brie in a bowl, cheese, crackers, grapes and bread.
Baked Brie in a Bowl. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Upgrade your cocktail hour with Baked Brie in a Bowl! This indulgent snack has creamy brie cheese baked until warm and gooey. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party, gathering with friends, or simply indulging in a cozy night in, this is sure to impress. So grab some crackers or bread and get ready to enjoy a delicious snack that’s sure to please!
Get the Recipe: Baked Brie in a Bowl

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