Whether melted, sliced or grated, cheese is one of the most versatile, delicious and nutritious appetizer options out there. Not only is cheese an excellent source of protein and calcium, it also packs nutrients like folate, magnesium and vitamins A, D and E, to name a few. This always-popular Party Cheese Spread is an easy and classic option to serve with celery sticks, bread or crackers. Other favorites include the Celebration Cheese Ball and Three-cheese Fondue.
Another extremely easy, but impressive-looking, option is Baked Brie with Nut Crust, which is exactly as rich and delicious as it sounds. For an even simpler cheesy appetizer, you can buy your baked brie premade at the market -- look for it in the refrigerated goods section. Pop it in the oven, slide it onto a platter, and garnish with cranberry chutney for a Thanksgiving accent.