Appetizer Recipes

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


Buffalo Chicken Dip

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

Skillet Chicken Nachos

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

Hawaiian Roll Ham Sliders

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

True Old-Fashioned Swedish Meatballs

By Megan Wood
This is my Nanny's handed-down family recipe. Her father was from Sweden. This recipe has been...

My Perfect Apple Pie Filling By Freda

By FREDA GABLE
This filling for an apple Pie, Crisp or Cobbler Has to be My all Time Favorite...

Cranberry Goat Cheese Spread

By Sher Bird
Wonderful, easy appetizer recipe for spreading on crackers, Melba toast, cocktail bread, or even raw veggies....

Caramelized Pecan & Cranberry Encrusted Brie

By Joyce Newman
This is my husband's all-time favorite request when I have to make an appetizer to take...

Bacon Cheeseburger Queso Dip

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

Greek Bruschetta

By Letizia Tripp
I made this recipe up and it's so good. Different from the Italian bruschetta and very...

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

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

Easy Apple Dumplings

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

Coconut Beer Shrimp With Sweet and Tangy Sauce

By Leah Stacey
There isn't much to be said about this coconut beer shrimp with sweet and tangy sauce...

Tamale Balls

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

St. John's Dip

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

Pizza Dip

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

Buffalo Chicken Dip

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

Game Day Stuffed Crescent Rolls

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

Texas Tamale Balls

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

Easy Spicy Bread 'n Butter Pickles

By Jeanne Benavidez
This is a recipe that I have been making for years. I make it by the...

Ham and Swiss Hot Bread Bowl Dip

By Renee W.
I'll warn you this isn't the prettiest looking dish when it comes out of the oven,...

Avocado Stuffed Tomatoes

By Jeanne Benavidez
A friend brought this to a backyard party once and I really liked it. She was...

Shrimp Etouffee

By Scott Anderson
A proper Etouffee must be cooked for hours, however this recipe has been toned down to...

Cool Cucumber Salad ( Polish Mizeria )

By Monica H
This might be my favorite summer salad of all. It is really refreshing and it...

CANNED HARVARD BEETS (SWEET)

By Peggi Anne Tebben
I have been using this recipe for about 25 years now when our beets come off....
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