Blue Ribbon Appetizer Recipes

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


Chipotle Mango Jelly

By Lisa Mersereau
Not your typical wussy jelly, this one is spicy sweet with a smoky kick. Jelly all...

Spinach & Ricotta Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

By Jennifer Bass
We can't wait for the Spring/Summer seasons to hit up the local farmer's market for fresh...

Mushroom caps made famous by Grandma

By Samantha Jacobs
These are a HUGE hit in my house. On christmas eve my family does a buffet...

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...

Grandmas Famous Party Wings

By Mandy Bidwell
As long as I can remember Grandma made these for Christmas. We also had ham and...

Fresh Tomato Salsa

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

Stuffed Strawberries

By Darla Sibley
this has a wonderful flavor and is beautiful to put together.

Ceviche Salad

By Stephanie Mabry
I had this dish several years ago at a restaurant that we visited on our way...

Pizza Dip

By Joelle Johnson
This is a very easy and delicious dip. I always come home with an empty dish...

Sweet Chicken Bacon Wraps

By Goldie Barnhart
I just love this finger food for watching TV games or at a gathering. This is...

Sausage Cream Cheese Crescents

By Annamaria Settanni McDonald
These are so good and simple. I sometimes with even add a cup of sharp cheddar...

Brie, Pear and Apricot Sammie with Sweet Thai Dipping Sauce

By Jane Whittaker
This is a nice combo. Pears and Brie have been paired up for a long time. If...

Mild Cheese Fondue

By Barbara Kavorkian
A nice mild cheese for those not into getting into the unknown (stronger) cheeses that you...

Fajita Dip

By Karen Sills
One of my own creations.

Bacon Bleu Brussels Sprouts With Mustard Sauce

By Michelle Wolf
This is delicious and a side dish that is gone the minute I get it to...

Shanghai Lumpia

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

Homemade Pigs in a Blanket

By Diane C.
In honor of National Hot Dog Day, I wanted to make hot dogs for dinner, but...

Crab Appetillas

By Debbie Sue
These are a tasty treat. I'm always asked for the recipe when I serve these!

Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Tart

By Michael Davis
Great for a quick appetizer or a late night snack.

Artichoke and Green Chili Dip

By Carol Kalinowski
This has been my go-to warm appetizer for years. The use of canned and pre-shredded cheese...

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...

Pesto Torte

By ANN MORELL
Pesto anything is good by me, but this one is *really* good.

Cheese Krispies

By Lucy Tartan
These are very similar to the cheese biscuits that a dear friend used to always make...
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