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Ah, Thanksgiving – a holiday full of family time, football, and, of course, lots of delicious home-cooked comfort food. However, we all know how long it takes to prepare a perfectly-cooked turkey along with all the fixings of Thanksgiving dinner, which doesn’t leave much time to put together small bites to snack on before the real feasting begins.

Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up 10 delicious Thanksgiving appetizers you can make in 30 minutes or less. Happy feasting!

Easy Avocado Dip With Barilla Creamy Pesto

Start with something light like this dip made with the Barilla Creamy Ricotta & Basil Pesto. It’s so easy to make, and pairs perfectly with veggies, chips, crackers, bread – you name it!

Thanksgiving Cranberry Deviled Eggs

All it takes is six ingredients to make guests go crazy over this sweet and savory combo.

Cucumber Bites

Make these tasty bites in just seven easy steps. It’s the perfect appetizer to keep you from getting too full before the real eating begins.

Turkey Focaccia With Creamy Pesto

There’s so much flavor packed into these tiny sandwiches. The secret ingredient? The Barilla Creamy Ricotta & Basil Pesto — it’s made with freshly grated Italian cheeses and 100 percent Italian basil, then lightly whisked to create the smooth and creamy texture. Is your mouth watering yet?

Smoky Chipotle Pumpkin Hummus

If you’re searching for a flavor-packed dish, look no further because it doesn’t get any better than this smoky pumpkin dip.

Easy Tomato Bruschetta With Balsamic Glaze

In just 20 minutes, you can make this fresh and flavorful bruschetta to add some color to your Thanksgiving spread.

Cranberry Pecan Goat Cheese Truffles

This app is a real crowd-cheeser. The nuttiness mixed with sweet cranberries and creamy goat cheese make this the ultimate Thanksgiving day starter.

Chili-Lime Cashews

Leave a bowl of these zesty cashews out for everyone to enjoy before the big feast, your guests will go nuts over how good it is.

Barilla Pesto and Orzo Arancini

Set out a tray of these delicious pesto and orzo balls and they’ll be gone in less than five minutes. The bright taste of the Barilla Basil Pesto perfectly complements the parmesan and mozzarella cheeses (yes, it’s as good as it sounds).

Garlic Herb Roasted Shrimp

Eight ingredients, 10 minutes, and a whole lot of yum.

Looking to spruce up your go-to recipes? Head to barilla.com for delicious sauces that will seriously make you feel like a culinary genius. #yourewelcome

xx, The FabFitFun Team