Appetizer Recipes

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


Fruit Pizza

By Janell Smith
A family favorite and always a huge hit.

Sausage Cream Cheese Crescents

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

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...

Oriental Grilled Chicken

By Diane M.
Over the years, my cooking style has changed. This is one recipe that has stood the...

Bacon Cheeseburger Queso Dip

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

Fresh Tomato Salsa

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

Cucumber Spice Rings

By Jenny Morrell
I found this recipe on line a couple summers ago and tried it because it was...

Chili Dog In A Log!

By Colleen Sowa
Chili Dog In A Log! That's right! Chili dogs in an egg roll wrapper... This...

Nutty Pickles

By Kimberly Biegacki
Calling all pickle lovers!!!! Calling all pickle lovers!!!! One thing that I eat everyday is dill...

CANNED STEWED TOMATOES

By Peggi Anne Tebben
I have been making these for 25 years or better & you can either just eat...

Broiled and Open-faced

By Beth M.
Nothing is simpler than these hot broiled sandwiches. They're a combination of: cheese, bacon and...

Garden Fresh Salsa

By Jenni K
This is such a bright and fresh-tasting salsa. There are rarely leftovers when I bring this...

Battered French Fries

By Maria Shinzai
A change from regular fries, these are battered just like when you batter your chicken or...

Russian Jam Biscuits for Tea Time

By Deneece Gursky
This was always another favorite of my husband Philips. Filled with your favorite jam or preserves,...

Grilled Vegetables with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Glaze

By Denise Lepard
My mom and grandmother would make this when they had left over veggies that they couldn't...

JD's Fried Macaroni and Cheese

By Kathy Schroeder
The first time I saw this, a friend who is a student at the University of...

Crab Salad

By Tammy longbrake
Every time my husband and I go to a buffet , I always have to have...

Canned Cole Slaw

By evelyn horsley
Yes you read the title correctly. This is the best canned cole slaw you will ever...

My Mom's "Happy as a Clam" Dip

By Marsha Gardner
Growing up my mom would make this dip for us for our "Friday Night at the...

5 Layer Cream Cheese Chili Dip

By Samantha Orso
A few years ago my husband and I would have his cousin and wife come over...

Yummy Chicken Liver Pate

By Martha Price
The few times I tasted pate, I wasn't exactly a fan. That is, until I discovered...

Grandma Grumney's Canned Italian Hot Pepper Rings

By Megan Todd
This is a very lovely recipe that my husband's grandmother gave to me to add to...

Poblano Queso Corn Fritters

By Cari Butler
I was gifted a box of corn poblano medallions once. They were soooo good, but I...

Parmesan Asparagus

By Aku N
This is the only way to eat asparagus! Very good!!! This is asparagus tossed in a...
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