Appetizer Recipes

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


Crab Balls

By Melissa Turner
These baked crab balls are super easy to make, and are a fun dish to make....

Hot Hero Sandwiches

By Laura Yoder
These sandwiches are great when you're entertaining a crowd. They can be made ahead and just...

Jen's Deep Fried Cajun Okra

By Jennifer J
My family loves okra! Whether it boiled, fried or mixed in a dish, we love it!...

Bacon Cheeseburger Queso Dip

By sherry monfils
Oh my, do men seem to love this dip! It's meaty and cheesy and with bacon?...

Mexican Pinwheels

By Thea Pappalardo
This is a great appetizer to bring to a party because the hostess does not have...

Hickory Smoked Jalapeno Poppers

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

Crab Rangoon With a Simple Plum Sauce

By Tara Waites
My best appetizer (so I'm told). It's quick, fun, and very tasty.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

By Jessie Adams
This is a great hit at parties...serve or bring it one time, and people will keep...

Missy's Creamy Deviled Eggs

By Melissa Dommert
I've been making these Cajun-style creamy deviled eggs for years. They're pretty much like any standard...

Italian Meatball Subs or Sliders

By Tiphane Fleming
These meatballs require no bread crumbs, yet they are still firm and full of meaty flavor....

Reuben on Rye

By Colleen Sowa
This is one of my all time favorite sandwiches! When I go out for lunch,...

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...

Skillet Chicken Nachos

By Shanda Bush
This is great for a party. You can make it and then put in a Crock...

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Pineapple

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

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

By Brian Blackley
I was visiting a friend on a cold night and his wife pulled "stuffed mushrooms" out...

Tamale Balls

By Stacey Lawson
Whenever we have a get together I am asked to bring tamale balls. Here in New...

Fresh Tomato Salsa

By Stephanie Rudy
This is good with chips, rice dishes, or anything you like!

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...

Miniature Meat Turnovers

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

Mom's Fried Cucumbers

By JoSele Swopes
My mother grew up on a ranch in the western slopes of Colorado. Her family...

Buffalo Chicken Dip

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

Texas Tamale Balls

By Mary Lou Ivy
This is one of my husband's favorite appetizers. You can adjust the spices to suit your...

Breakfast Egg Crowns

By Stacey Morgan
This low calorie, high fiber, high protein breakfast will keep you full for hours.

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

By Ashley Gunderson
Someone brought these bacon-wrapped asparagus to a 1st Communion party and they were delicious!
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