Appetizer Recipes

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


Spring Rolls (My Mother's Recipe)

By Darla Mays
My mom made this while I was growing up. She'd make a big batch of it...

Ham Puffs

By Leslie Holt
These are extremely quick to make. They are great for a morning meeting or get-together!

Kroketten (Dutch Croquettes)

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
These were one of my favorite treats in Holland and they have vending machines in the...

Chicken Taquitos

By stephanie sorbie
I list these as an appetizer but can be a main dish served with spanish rice...

Shanghai Lumpia

By J. White Harris
Lumpia is a hands down favorite treat for my family. It is a variation of egg...

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...

Honey Mustard Shrimp on the Bar-B

By Darci Juris
Big fan of shrimp? I am and during the summer, nothing is better than to add...

Incredible Pimento Cheese Spread

By Shelley Simpson
This is my mother's version of Pimiento Cheese Spread. Just serve with your favorite crackers. This...

Cocktail Quiche

By Deb Crane
Very simple, effortless make ahead appetizers! Bisquick saves the day and makes its own crust! I have...

Perfect Pickled Onions

By Wayne Jeseritz
Came across this recipe while I was cruising the net. I made this first before...

Parmesan Eggplant Slices

By Paula Todora
Low Carb and easy to make. The parmesan cheese makes a crispy crust on this eggplant.

Charoset

By Karen Feinen
This is a traditional Passover recipe but is delicious anytime.

St. John's Dip

By Paige Nicholas
My mother taught me to make this dish when I was ten, around 1971. It's easy...

Ham Delights

By Stefanie Wilson
These are always a huge hit!! You could add some chopped onion if you wanted....

Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta

By Stefanie Wilson
If you've ever been to Olive Garden and had this appetizer, then you know it's wonderful....

Mexican Caviar

By Shannon Smith
This is super easy and is great with so many things. You can eat it...

Prisnats

By Stacy Hutchinson
My mother's side of the family is from Croatia. This bread is a family favorite that...

Mexican Bruschetta

By Vera Cardia
Add a little twist to the common bruschetta (which I love as much) but with a...

Game Day Stuffed Crescent Rolls

By Dee Guelcher
These are so simple but packed with flavor. My family loves when I make these on...

Chocolate Chip Cheeseball

By Kathy Embry
Add something unexpected to the party! A delicious cheesball that satisfies your sweet tooth! It is YUMMY!

Hawaiian Roll Ham Sliders

By Rhonda Gibson
These delicious Hawaiian roll ham sliders are little delights that are great for a picnic, a...

Mini Sliders Burgers and Special Sauce

By Brenda-Lee Barajas
These sliders are soooooo good. I never want to eat a regular burger. I have four...

Argentine Empanadas

By Katie Nichols
Very tasty finger food and appetizer. It's not that spicy so don't worry about that at...
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