Blue Ribbon Appetizer Recipes

Get your party started with these tasty appetizer recipes from party-savvy cooks all across the country!

Chocolate Fondue

Suggested foods for dipping: strawberries, pineapple chunks, banana chunks, cake cubes, marshmallows and cookies.

Pot Roast Nachos

The best nachos for game day, or any day you want to have an amazing ...

Bacon Horseradish Chip Dip

This is our family dip recipe. We have it at every family gathering, and it's ...

Ultimate Nachos With Homemade Cheese Sauce

November 6 is National Nacho Day! I am a big fan of mac and cheese ...

Linda's Hot Lemon-Herb Chicken Wings

I made this recipe about a good 35 yrs ago. There is a story behind ...

Pam's Variations on a Theme - Onion Rings

As my Dad used to say, "I have a Hankering for some onion rings!" I ...

Game Day Fire Cracker Shrimp

Large shrimp dredge in season flour before frying, it adds an extra dimension of crispiness ...

Delicious Spinach Artichoke Dip

I've always loved this dip, I just wanted to make my own version. So this ...

Southwestern Egg Rolls

This recipe is a very tasty and different spin to egg rolls. My family is ...

Buffalo Chicken Sliders

These are super easy to make, and you can adjust the heat to your liking, ...

Jalapeno Chicken Casserole

Someone gave me this recipe 13 years ago when I first got married. It's a ...

Hickory Smoked Jalapeno Poppers

Once you smoke a jalapeno popper, you will never grill one again. The flavor is ...

Avocado Stuffed Tomatoes

A friend brought this to a backyard party once and I really liked it. She ...

Rattlesnake Eggs

These are like poppers if you have never had them and if you have had ...

Smoky Chicken Tacos/Scoops

These started out as smoky chicken tacos, using leftovers from a rotisserie chicken, but ended ...

Texas Tamale Balls

This is one of my husband's favorite appetizers. You can adjust the spices to suit ...

Hoagie Bake

I serve this with our favorite pizza sauce for dipping! This recipe was adapted from ...

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Pineapple

Grilling bacon-wrapped pineapple is a delicious marriage of sweet, smoky, and salty flavors. We've amped ...

Chili Con Queso

Quick and easy cheese dip that is a family favorite. I often double the ...

Low Carb Low Fat Asian Lettuce Wraps With Dipping Sauce

Make sure to taste as you go along and adjust the flavors to your liking. ...

Crispy Sticky Oven Hot Wings

My husband and kids love these wings. They are really good! I always double the ...

Crab-Artichoke Dip

A co-worker brought an extra dish of this into the office a few months back ...

Miniature Meat Turnovers

I've been making these appetizers for over 40 years - have given the recipe to ...

Black-Eyed Peas Dip

This black-eyed peas dip is a family favorite. Great for game nights, as well as ...