Appetizer Recipes

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


Easy Apple Dumplings

By PJ Humble
These truly are the easiest apple dumplings ever and again...in MY opinion, the very best I...

Asian Pork Loin

By Melanie B
Delicious marinade for a pork loin. The amount of marinade ingredients you use depends on how...

Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

By Cindy DeVore
Well into the brisk Autumn season, we'll throw a log into the wood stove and cozy...

Savory Roasted Butternut Squash & Red Pepper Soup

By Ashley Burnam
I love anything with butternut squash. Since it's finally soup weather I had to make this!...

Crock Pot Chicken Teriyaki

By Diane Atherton
As I use my crock pot more, I am also experimenting with new seasonings, sauces, etc....

Spicy Crock Pot Tomato Bisque

By Chantell Byrd
Works well with grilled cheese or a nice green salad.

Korean Chicken Wings

By Cynthia Sigler
My ex-mother inlaw gave me this recipe and it's one of my favorites to take to...

Oven Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

By Brenda-Lee Barajas
I love chicken wings with a little kick but not really hot. These are just right....

Chinese Spareribs

By Fran Say
Finger lickin' good - the Asian way!

Chinese BBQ Pork

By Fran Say
This is a household staple for us! As good as store-bought! Serve it over rice, or...

Apple Turkey Meatballs

By Susie Price
Apple + turkey with sticky sauce. Yum! These are great to make in bulk on a...

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

By Janet Crow
This recipe is a favorite with my family. It combines my daddy's artichoke dip and...

Sinful Cheese Dip

By Amber Franks
I am asked to bring this amazing cheese dip to EVERY function I attend. It is...

GRAMMIE'S ONO TERIYAKI GRILLED BURGERS

By Jo Anne Sugimoto
A regular favorite for the "Hibachi" grill. It's for your BBQ Parties, tailgating get togethers,...

Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

By Matthew Worley
I have made Buffalo Chicken Wing dip for years now for tailgates and parties. I...

Chinese Meatballs with Sesame Rice

By Candace Vaughan
This recipe is extremely easy and kids can join in too.

Bacon-Horseradish Chip Dip

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

Cranberry Glazed Meatballs

By Tonna Canfield
I made these yummy meatballs for my daughter's bridal shower. They are quick, easy, and delicious!

Enchilada Nibbles

By Pat Duran
This recipe is from my own cookbook published in 1974. This was enjoyed every holiday...

~ Ez Stromboli ~ My Way

By Cassie *
My kids just love Stromboli and would eat it everyday, if I felt like making the...

Miniature Meat Turnovers

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

Veggie Cream Cheese Roll-Ups

By Donna Baker
My best friend made these for me. LOVE THEM. Easy, bite-size, and good for parties. Good...

Grilled Chipotle Shrimp (Camarones Asados al Pincho)

By Juliann Esquivel
If you like shrimp this is the dish for you. Spicy and so Good. The shrimp...

Corn Fritters

By Amanda Coates
Kids LOVE these things!
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