Blue Ribbon Appetizer Recipes

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


Crock Pot Hot Dog On A Plate With Tooth Picks.

Crock Pot Hot Dogs

By Sheree Beaty
So easy and delicious. You can use hot dogs and cut up yourself or use the...
A Tray Of Ranch Style Deviled Eggs.

Ranch Style Deviled Eggs

By Kimberly Kay
I love deviled eggs and this is one of my experiments. I hope you enjoy!
Calico Salsa

Calico Salsa

By TERRI OPGENORTH
I got this recipe from a friend when I went to visit. I have tweaked...
Dill Pickle Dip

Dill Pickle Dip

By Diane Schmidt
This dip is delicious and a hit at parties or potlucks. I don't even like pickles...
Summer Sunrise Salsa

Summer Sunrise Salsa

By Lana Bade
This is refreshing and great for summer when everything is at its freshest!
Deep Fried Onion Balls With Cajun Ranch Sauce

Deep Fried Onion Balls With Cajun Ranch Sauce

By Kathy Sills
I wanted to try something different instead of a plain onion ring! So I came up...
Zucchini Fingers Cut Into Slices.

Zucchini Fingers

By Laura DiDia
This was my mom's recipe. She is now passed but has given me the knowledge of...
Made These Today 12-06-12.  The Recipe Made About 60  Balls. Oh So Good! Served With Rice And Beans.

Tamale Balls

By Stacey Lawson
Whenever we have a get together I am asked to bring tamale balls. Here in New...
A Tray Of Hawaiian Roll Ham Sliders.

Hawaiian Roll Ham Sliders

By Rhonda Gibson
These delicious little delights are great for a picnic, a party, a main dish or just...
A Plate Of Pickels Not Yo Nachos.

Pickels Not Yo Nachos

By Amber Pickél
Better than Margaritaville's Nacho Volcanos without a doubt!
Scooping Hot Spinach And Artichoke Dip On A Chip.

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

By Janet Crow
This recipe is a favorite with my family. It combines my daddy's artichoke dip and...
A Platter Of Jalapeno Deviled Eggs.

Jalapeno Deviled Eggs

By Cathy @mexicanappetizersandmore.com
These Jalapeño Deviled Eggs are so creamy and absolutely delicious! Super simple to make. In under twenty minutes...
Bacon Swirls

Bacon Swirls

By Leslie Holt
These make a GREAT appetizer! Easy to make, and quickly gone!
Crispy Sticky Oven Hot Wings

Crispy Sticky Oven Hot Wings

By Stephanie Rudy
My husband and kids love these wings. They are really good! I always double the recipe.
Italian Shrimp And Scallop Salad

Italian Shrimp and Scallop Salad

By Lillian Russo
This is a light, fresh tasting salad. It's a garlic and seafood lovers dream! I created...
A Bowl Of Buffalo Chicken Dip.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

By Melissa K Hand
Super Bowl time! Pass 'em this fantastic dip and you will score every time.
Reuben Dip

Reuben Dip

By Goldie Barnhart
My favorite sandwich is a nice Reuben sandwich. Why not combine this into a dip. Enjoy...
New Orleans Style Bbq Shrimp

New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp

By cheryl clark
Shrimp isn't grilled or in traditional BBQ sauce, but that's what they call it in New...
A Plate Of Fried Zucchini With Dipping Sauce.

Fried Zucchini

By Holly Grier- Wallace
I love using up my fresh garden zucchini, which seems to always be more than I...
Garlic-bacon Cheese Log

Garlic-Bacon Cheese Log

By Amy Herald
I just kinda made this one up, but it sure is tasty and goes over well...
Smoky Jalapeno Bacon Cheeseburger On A Ciabatta Roll.

Smoky Jalapeno Bacon Cheeseburgers

By Megan Conner
Need a little spice in your life? Try these. Perfect amount of heat and smokiness. :)
A Tray Of Fried Green Tomatoes Fried Until Golden Brown.

Fried Green Tomatoes

By Heather Haddo
I've lived in a Southern state for over 6 years now and I've finally made these...
A Tray Filled With Mexican Pinwheels.

Mexican Pinwheels

By Denise Greene McManaway
Kids love these in addition to adults! Great buffet addition during the holidays.
Hot Crab Dip With Crackers Ready To Be Served.

Hot Crab Dip

By Stacy Cantwell
So good and addictive. It's been referred to as "Crack Dip."

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