Guacamole Appetizer Bites are the perfect summer party food idea! Wonton wrappers are baked, then filled with guacamole, salsa, and cheese.
If you love avocado on toast, give these easy, mini appetizers a try.
When it comes to entertaining, easy-to-make finger food is always a must. Whipping up a batch of easy appetizers, and quickly refilling throughout the party.
This is exactly what happens with this avocado starter. The homemade guacamole is ready in the fridge. Mini cups are pre-baked. Stuff and serve.
These easy party appetizers look fancy, but trust me they are NOT! Party recipes should not be complicated. After all, you have to feed a CROWD right?
RECIPE and INSTRUCTIONS for these avocado appetizers can be found at the bottom of this post.
Festive Guacamole Appetizer Tips
These little cups are such fun to make and more fun to eat. I can never get enough avocado goodness in a day.
You will need:
- wonton wrappers
If you have never made guacamole from scratch, this recipe shows you how super easy it is. Alternatively you can use store-bought as well.
The same goes for the salsa. Make your own or pick up your favourtie brand at the store. Either way, this simple appetizer recipe is going to be a hit.
Bake the wonton wrappers ahead of time and have them ready and waiting to be filled.
To the baked and cooled wonton cups:
- place in some guacamole
- top with salsa
- garnish with cheese
Types Of Avocados
Did you know they are actually classed as fruit? It is considered a berry. Perfect for using in smoothies and desserts.
Did you also know that there are several types of avocados from California? With slightly different shapes, flavour profiles, and seasonal availability, you can be sure to enjoy them year-round. Varieties include:
- Lamb Hass
Depending the variety of avocado, it has a creamy texture, and a mild sweet nutty taste.
It looks unappealing but yes you can. You can also scrape off the top layer, and it should look vibrant underneath.
Place it in an airtight container, or a bowl. Flatten the surface and add a layer of water on top. Seal the container, or cover the bowl with plastic wrap. Always keep it in the fridge. When it’s time to eat, pour off the water, stir and serve.
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Easy Guacamole Appetizer Cups
- 12 wonton wrappers
- 1 large ripe avocado
- 1 lime
- ½ teaspoons cumin
- 2 cloves garlic (minced)
- 1 cup salsa (homemade or store bought)
- ½ cup cheese
- Preheat oven to 350º F.
- Spray a “mini” muffin tin with cooking spray.
- Insert a wonton wrapper into each cup.
- Spray wrappers with cooking spray.
- Bake for 10 minutes until golden.
- Let cool in the tin.
- Once cooled, remove from tin and set aside till ready to fill.
To make the Guacamole:
- Cut avocado in ½ and remove pit.
- Scoop avocado into a bowl with a spoon.
- Mash with a fork.
- Squeeze in lime juice and mix.
- Add garlic and cumin, and mix.
- Take a wonton cup and fill with guacamole.
- Top with salsa.
- Top with cheese.
- Continue till you have a full platter.