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Nacho Triangles with Salsa-Ranch Dipping Sauce

2 reviews

These nacho bites are a fun fusion of Greek appetizers and flavors of the American Southwest. The simple dipping sauce is a perfect match—the ranch balances out the heat of the jalapeno and chipotle peppers—and takes the recipe to the next level. —Angela Spengler, Niceville, Florida

Gruyere and Crab Palmiers

I keep these little bursts of flavor in my freezer so they can be pulled out and popped into the...


Beef Wellington Fried Wontons

4 reviews

These tasty appetizers scale down classic beef Wellington to an ideal party size. They feel fancy and fun! —Dianne Phillips,...


Blue Cheese Walnut Tart

1 review

This simple yet elegant tart gives any casual get-together a touch of class. It’s wonderful as a lunch entree and...


Butter Chicken Meatballs

6 reviews

My husband and I love meatballs, and we love butter chicken. Before an appetizer party, we had the brilliant idea...

Tomato-Jalapeno Granita

Everyone will say "wow" after one taste of this refreshing, icy appetizer. Even my grandchildren enjoy the tomato, mint and...


Make-Ahead Sausage Pinwheels

2 reviews

Filled with sausage, sweet pepper and cream cheese, these roll-ups are excellent for unexpected visitors, a cocktail party or a...

Slow-Cooked Italian Meatballs

3 reviews

What I love about these meatballs is that they can be served as an appetizer right out of the slow...


Party Cranberry Meatballs

Meatballs make a great party food and this recipe makes a lot. You can keep them warm in a slow...


Dilly Cheddar Cubes

"This is a delicious crowd-pleasing appetizer," says Lisa Lovitz of Lockport, New York. "I make it for all my parties...


Curry-Chutney Cheese Mold

Featuring loads of bacon, green onions and peanuts, this exotic appetizer is a true timesaver due to its make ahead...

Easy Sausage-Stuffed Loaf

5 reviews

"This cheese-, spinach- and sausage-filled bread is a real crowd-pleaser," assures Suzanne Hansen of Arlington Heights, Illinois. "Tasty slices are...


Pizza Snacks

2 reviews

"Since pizza is a big favorite with my teenagers, I like to keep these crispy snacks on hand," says Ruby...


Onion Rye Appetizers

9 reviews

I take these hearty appetizers to every party we attend and always bring home an empty tray. I also keep...


Almond Cheddar Appetizers

39 reviews

I always try to have a supply of these appetizers on hand in the freezer. If guests drop in, I...


Bourbon Ham Balls

1 review

Grandma Nette was the queen of ham ball recipes. I make them salty-sweet with a bourbon and vinegar kick. Serve...

Chicken Wonton Rolls

6 reviews

I sometimes turn this appetizer into a main course by using egg roll wrappers and serving the rolls with a...


Festive Cheese Bites

Over the years, these buttery cheese treats have been a handy standby at our house. I often have some extra...


Buffalo-Style Chicken Chili Dip

4 reviews

Longing for that Buffalo wing thing without the bones? This do-ahead dip freezes well in individual containers, so you can...


Wonton Pot Stickers with Soy Reduction

1 review

Bok choy is a type of Chinese cabbage with white stems and dark green leaves. In a pinch, regular cabbage...


Pork Taquitos

9 reviews

Taquitos are a popular appetizer and these homemade ones are so much better than the frozen ones in the supermarket....


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Baked Egg Rolls

17 reviews

These egg rolls are low in fat but the crispiness from baking will fool you into thinking they were fried!...


Margarita Granita with Spicy Shrimp

2 reviews

While tinkering and tuning up recipes for my spring menu, I came up with a snazzy little appetizer that's perfect...


Frosty Orange Cream Cheese Cups

These bite-sized frozen treats will cool you down during the dog days of summer. —Roxanne Chan, Albany, California

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Sage & Prosciutto Pinwheels

3 reviews

I love, love, love to make appetizers and I especially like this recipe because I can make the rolls ahead,...


Healthy Steamed Dumplings

1 review

My family loves Chinese food, but it's hard to find healthy choices in restaurants or at the grocery store. So...


Diploma Appetizers

3 reviews

After studying this delightful recipe Joanne Shew Chuck sent from St. Benedict, Saskatchewan, our kitchen staff unrolled a crafty way...


Cranberry Chili Meatballs

81 reviews

My friends look forward to enjoying these chili sauce meatballs at our holiday gatherings and there are never any leftovers!...


Spanakopita Bites

3 reviews

For an easy spanakopita, try this version that is made in a pan, then cut into squares. It has all...


Mini Phyllo Tacos

5 reviews

For a winning appetizer, serve crispy phyllo cups filled with taco-seasoned ground beef and shredded cheese. These handheld bites will...