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Easy Bocconcini Cocktail Bites

Updated: Jul 4, 2023

The simplicity of entertaining!


Easy Bocconcini Cocktail Bites

Looking to impress your friends with a delicious appetizer during the spring and summer months? Look no further than these mouth-watering Bocconcini Cocktail Bites. They're quick easy to make and perfect for outdoor gatherings. Picture this ... the sun is shining, a gentle breeze is blowing and you're all enjoying the company of friends on the deck. It’s the perfect setting to indulge in these flavorful bites.


These Bocconcini Cocktail Bites capture the essence of simplicity and satisfaction. With creamy bocconcini, tangy black olives, fragrant fresh herbs and a drizzle of herb oil, they offer a burst of flavor that will impress your guests. So, ... grab some plates, create a beautiful presentation and join your friends on the deck. Laugh, chat and enjoy the amazing weather while savoring these delightful appetizers.


Sometimes it’s the simple things in life like good food and good company that bring the most joy. Cheers to unforgettable moments with friends and delicious bites!





Bocconcini Cocktail Bites

24 fresh small bocconcini - drained

½ tsp. smoked paprika

½ tsp. dried oregano

½ tsp. dried basil

¼ tsp. black pepper

24 small fresh basil leaves

12 pitted black olives - flattened and cut in half

4 tbsp. olive oil - herb infused if not a good quality olive oil

24 small wooden cocktail spears

In a small bowl combine all spices and set aside. Cut a small edge off the end of each bocconcini so it will sit up on the serving platter. Dip the un-cut edge of the bocconcini in the spices, then spear a piece of your fresh basil, follow with a piece of the black olive. Insert into the middle of your spice dipped bocconcini and plate on your serving platter. Drizzle the olive oil onto each wooden spear so the olive oil flows onto the bocconcini.

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