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Appetizer Recipes

Cowboy Butter cut into slices.

Cowboy Butter

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By Kitchen Crew
Cowboy Butter is a compound butter with a blend of herbs and spices. Robust, with ...
(1 rating)
Crisp Cucumber Salsa in a bowl with tortilla chips.

Crisp Cucumber Salsa

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By Sue Huhn
A 1/4 cup of this cucumber salsa is only around 16 calories!
(1 rating)
A platter of Bacon Cranberry Walnut Stuffed Celery.

Bacon Cranberry Walnut Stuffed Celery

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By Brandi Kirkpatrick
Okay, I made these for a tea party that we held at our school for ...
(3 ratings)
Easy Blue Cheese Ball on a cracker.

Easy Blue Cheese Ball ~ Spread

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By Debbie Sue
Here's an easy little spread with a nice blue cheese flavor. My sister and I ...
(2 ratings)
Crabmeat Dip in a bread bowl.

Crabmeat Dip

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By Patricia Kutchins
I've been making this one for years, and people go absolutely nuts for it!
(2 ratings)
A plate of Chicken Taquitos.

Chicken Taquitos

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By Christine Cuneo
Serve with my red enchilada sauce, taco sauce, guacamole, and sour cream, or whatever else ...
(2 ratings)
A platter of Jalapeno Poppers.

Jalapeno Poppers

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By Jana Crump-Aquino
These are fantastic! I took the basic idea from another recipe and adapted it to ...
(2 ratings)
A bowl of Corn Salsa with tortilla chips.

Corn Salsa

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By Helene Mulvihill
This is a big hit for parties and a nice change from tomato salsa. I ...
(3 ratings)
Grilled Vegetables With A Tangy Sauce on a plate.

Grilled Vegetables With A Tangy Sauce

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By Susan Feliciano
I love making up flavorful sauces for marinating and basting. I used to avoid things ...
(5 ratings)
Chard and Basil Pesto With Toasted Almonds in a bowl.

Chard And Basil Pesto With Toasted Almonds

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By Tammy Brownlow
I had an explosion of Swiss Chard in my garden this year. I came up ...
(2 ratings)
A bowl of Cowboy Queso with tortilla chips.

Cowboy Queso

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By Barbara Lentz
This queso is yummy! If you like it spicier, add chopped jalapeno peppers to the ...
(1 rating)
Loaded Baked Potato Dip with potato chips.

Loaded Baked Potato Dip

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By Sharon Rogers
There is no recipe per se. Mix these ingredients and let them sit in the ...
(3 ratings)
A platter of Buffalo Chicken Meatballs.

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

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By Melissa Turner
I love making meatballs as an appetizer for parties. I made several different types, and ...
(2 ratings)
Jojo's Mexican Layer Dip ready to serve.

Jojo’s Mexican Layer Dip

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By JoAnn Vladimiroff
I made this the way I thought it would be the best. It turned out ...
(2 ratings)
Beer Bread With Cucumber Dip.

Beer Bread With Cucumber Dip

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By Kari Ware
This tasty dish is an appetizer passed on to me from my Aunt Gordy. She's ...
(2 ratings)
In a mason jar for a gift!

Salted Caramel Crackers

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By Debbie Sue
Sweet, salty, caramel, delicious oyster crackers! Addictive! Yummy! You can't stop eating them!
(1 rating)
So Yummy

Poultry Essentials: Spicy Brined Chicken Wings

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By Andy Anderson !
I had a chicken wing party the other day, where I made four different types ...
Here's a beautiful plate of Gougères also known as Cheese Puffs.

GougÈres Aka Cheese Puffs

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By Francine Lizotte
Deliciously cheesy, these are perfect for entertaining! They make great hors d’oeuvre for your event!
Smoked Cream Cheese

Smoked Cream Cheese

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By Amanda Burns
Creamy, smoky, and spicy… all your bases covered! This dip will be devoured completely, watch ...
Smoked Cream Cheese

Smoked Cream Cheese

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By Amanda Karr
Creamy, sweet, and spicy... all your bases covered! This is perfect for game day, or ...
A basket of Sun-Dried Tomato and Gruyere Puffs.

Sun-dried Tomato And Gruyere Cheese Puffs

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By Kristy K.
These are savory and delicious!
(7 ratings)
Hot Artichoke and Green Chile Dip.

Artichoke And Green Chile Dip

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By Carol Kalinowski
This has been my go-to warm appetizer for years. The use of canned and pre-shredded ...
(1 rating)
Cowboy Caviar in a bowl with corn chips.

Cowboy Caviar - Stephanie

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By Stephanie Dodd
This is the best Cowboy Caviar I have had. The dressing is homemade and makes ...
(2 ratings)

Queso Fundido

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By Barbara Lentz
So good. I like to add sliced avocado to the topping
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