Blue Ribbon Appetizer Recipes

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


21 hours ago

sweet potato dumplings

By Callie Hill
These sweet potato dumplings are a great appetizer to make year round, but are especially perfect...
Jun 8, 2021

Fried Pickled Okra

By Kitchen Crew
What's better than fried pickle spears? How about fried pickled okra spears! Super easy to make,...
May 29, 2021

4th of July Strawberries

By Neely Alexander
I saw something these on the internet and decided to make my own. They are super...
May 25, 2021

Mexican Corny Cucumber Salad

By Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal
Love this salad for something different to be served as a Mexican side, over your enchiladas,...
May 18, 2021

Crab Rangoon With a Simple Plum Sauce

By Tara Waites
My best appetizer (so I'm told). It's quick, fun, and very tasty.
May 17, 2021

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

By Ashley Gunderson
Someone brought these bacon-wrapped asparagus to a 1st Communion party and they were delicious!
May 15, 2021

Ooey Gooey Mac and Cheese

By Samantha Jacobs
This baked mac and cheese is so creamy and delicious. It's great for a Crock Pot...
May 12, 2021

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...
Apr 30, 2021

Faux- Fried Zucchini

By Nicole Barth
A great way to use an oversupply of zucchini. Most people can't believe these aren't fried.
Apr 28, 2021

Spicy Grilled Shrimp Taco

By Chantell Byrd
Ditch the jalapeno and garnish with avocado or mango salsa for a less spicy twist.
Apr 24, 2021

Buffalo Chicken Dip

By Jessie Adams
This is a great hit at parties...serve or bring it one time, and people will keep...
Apr 17, 2021

Asian Pork Loin

By Melanie B
Delicious marinade for a pork loin. The amount of marinade ingredients you use depends on how...
Apr 17, 2021

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

By Vickey Yott Morrissey
I only made 2 cups of this and it was not enough. You can increase or...
Apr 15, 2021

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...
Apr 10, 2021

Turkey & Potatoes Empanadas With Salsa Verde

By Josee Lanzi
I used what I had on hand for a snack that would be filing and easy...
Apr 3, 2021

Fruit Pizza

By Janell Smith
A family favorite and always a huge hit.
Apr 3, 2021

Ricotta Mascarpone Mousse w/ Balsamic Strawberries

By Jo Anne Sugimoto
For some reason or other, I really like balsamic vinegar, especially with fruits and vegetables. And...
Apr 2, 2021

Zippy Shrimp Remoulade Platter

By Garrison Wayne
Most people think of cocktail sauce when serving a shrimp platter. Remoulade sauce is a New...
Mar 31, 2021

Jen's Eastern Shore Herbed Shrimp Cakes

By Jen Smallwood
This recipe is very special to me - as this recipe was also picked and printed...
Mar 30, 2021

Fruit, Nut, and Seed Salad

By cindy sandberg
Good for you and endlessly adaptable! I love having a salad like this for lunch... it's...
Mar 27, 2021

Crab Appetillas

By Debbie Sue
These are a tasty treat. I'm always asked for the recipe when I serve these!
Mar 25, 2021

Cream Scones

By Susan Feliciano
I've seen several recipes for biscuits made with cream instead of shortening and milk and was...
Mar 20, 2021

Creamy Zucchini Pancakes

By Deb Lund
With the bumper crop of zucchini this year I had to get creative. I have been...
Mar 6, 2021

Spicy Gazpacho

By Sandra McGrath
Lately, it seems as though more nutritionists have been touting the healing and health benefits of...
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