One of my favorite things about the holidays is the food. I especially like to make and try new appetizers. Valentine’s Day appetizers are especially fun because they’re usually easy. I’ve been known to make a meal out of appetizers, too. They’re fun to make and more fun to eat… like these Prosciutto Cherry Bites.
If you like cherries, prosciutto, and mozzarella cheese, you will LOVE this appetizer. The combination of flavors are heavenly.
Your sweetheart will love this Valentine’s Day appetizers.
They’re also the perfect party appetizers. It’s an easy recipe to make and your guests will be singing your praises.
Valentine’s Day Appetizers
Prosciutto Cherry Bites
- 10 Black Cherries
- 10 Slices of Prosciutto
- 10 Small Mozzarella Balls
- 1 Table Spoon Oregano
- ½ Teaspoon of Parmesan
- ½ Cup Olive Oil
- 10 Toothpicks
- Pit cherries. This cherry pitter is cheap and easy to use.
- Gently gather one slice of prosciutto.
- Pierce with toothpick.
- Add mozzarella ball.
- Top tooth pick with cherry.
- Optional, dust lightly with ½ teaspoon of oregano. Repeat method until desired amount is reached.
Oregano Dipping Oil
- In a small bowl pour ½ cup of olive oil in bowl.
- Add ½ table spoon of oregano and parmesan.
As you can see, this appetizer calls for few ingredients, easy to find, and easy to make.
Whether you’re looking for appetizers for Valentine’s Day, New Year’s Eve, the big game (like the Super Bowl Sunday or the Sweet Sixteen), Thanksgiving, Christmas, or a summer BBQ or picnic, these prosciutto cherry bites will be a big hit!
All I know is, easy appetizers for any occasion is okay in my book.
Besides, I think cherries are just great for Valentine’s Day recipes. Here’s my homemade chocolate covered cherries, I call Homemade Cherry Bombs, a perfect Valentine’s Day dessert.