Yummy Monday: Terrific Thanksgiving Day Appetizers

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Happy Monday! Are you looking for some great and simple appetizer ideas for Thanksgiving? We know oven space can come at a premium on Turkey Day so these appetizer ideas can be made ahead of time, in a crock pot or in a toaster oven. Enjoy!

Harvest Fruit, Goat Cheese and Pecan Crostini - these crostini look so festive and are nice and light to start off a day of eating!

Harvest Fruit, Goat Cheese and Pecan Crostini - these crostini look so festive and are nice and light to start off a day of eating!

Pillsbury Bacon Cheddar Pinwheels - this is one of my favorite appetizers to make and the combinations of fillings are endless but the classic bacon & cheddar never disappoints!

Pillsbury Bacon Cheddar Pinwheels - this is one of my favorite appetizers to make and the combinations of fillings are endless but the classic bacon & cheddar never disappoints!

Baked Crab Rangoon - this is a great twist on a classic Chinese restaurant favorite. And it's baked!

Baked Crab Rangoon - this is a great twist on a classic Chinese restaurant favorite. And it's baked!

Trisha Yearwood's Sausage Balls - We love Trisha Yearwood and her amazing recipes. This sausage ball recipe is easy, tasty and did we mention tasty?? Plan to make extra as these will go fast!

Trisha Yearwood's Sausage Balls - We love Trisha Yearwood and her amazing recipes. This sausage ball recipe is easy, tasty and did we mention tasty?? Plan to make extra as these will go fast!

Pumpkin Cheese Ball - this twist on the retro but beloved cheese ball is just too cute to pass up AND easy to make! Pass the crackers!

Pumpkin Cheese Ball - this twist on the retro but beloved cheese ball is just too cute to pass up AND easy to make! Pass the crackers!

Blue Cheese Tart with Cranberry Chutney - These delicious bites can be made ahead of time. We love the touch of cranberry chutney on the top of these bites - they look like little jewels!

Blue Cheese Tart with Cranberry Chutney - These delicious bites can be made ahead of time. We love the touch of cranberry chutney on the top of these bites - they look like little jewels!

Moroccan Carrot Dip - This beautiful dip is also vegan and can be served with baked vegetable chips instead of crackers. 

Moroccan Carrot Dip - This beautiful dip is also vegan and can be served with baked vegetable chips instead of crackers. 

Cream Cheese & Chutney Roulade = This roulade can be made ahead of time for sure! We think you can use this recipe as a base for other filling combinations: dried tomato and pesto, Kalamata olive tapenade and pesto, etc. 

Cream Cheese & Chutney Roulade = This roulade can be made ahead of time for sure! We think you can use this recipe as a base for other filling combinations: dried tomato and pesto, Kalamata olive tapenade and pesto, etc. 

Smoked Salmon Dip with Bagel Chips - Smoked Salmon is always a popular choice for parties and this dip is delicious with bagel chips! Make sure you make enough to share with everyone!

Smoked Salmon Dip with Bagel Chips - Smoked Salmon is always a popular choice for parties and this dip is delicious with bagel chips! Make sure you make enough to share with everyone!

Cocktail Meatballs - These are great to make ahead and then put in a slow cooker to have ready for when guests arrive. 

Cocktail Meatballs - These are great to make ahead and then put in a slow cooker to have ready for when guests arrive. 

Shrimp Tartlets - This spin on Shrimp Cocktail makes an easy and smart presentation. 

Shrimp Tartlets - This spin on Shrimp Cocktail makes an easy and smart presentation. 

Philly Cheesesteak Dip - We love a good dip and this hearty dip will keep your guests satiated while you are preparing the big Thanksgiving Dinner! Pass the bread!

Philly Cheesesteak Dip - We love a good dip and this hearty dip will keep your guests satiated while you are preparing the big Thanksgiving Dinner! Pass the bread!

Loaded Baked Potato Dip - Potato chips and a dip are always popular for a gathering and this amped up dip will be sure to please your dips! Dig in!

Loaded Baked Potato Dip - Potato chips and a dip are always popular for a gathering and this amped up dip will be sure to please your dips! Dig in!