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Dill Pickle WrapsCombine dill pickles with cream cheese for a savory appetizer. Bread, sliced deli meat or other ingredients can also be added to these little rolls.


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Spam Spread Hors d'oeuvre BallsRecipe for Spam Spread Hors d'oeuvre Balls. Mix above ingredients, roll into tiny balls and chill. Then spear on toothpicks, frost with chopped nuts, parsley, paprika or Parmesan cheese. Chill to serve. . .


A charcuterie grazing table.

Charcuterie Grazing TableMy dining room table was set with pedestal, cutting boards, marble slabs and other dishes to complete the Charcuterie Grazing table for Christmas Eve. I prepared cornbread dressing muffins in mini-pans (using paper liners). A stewed chicken provided the broth for the cornbread dressing muffins.


A finished plate of jalapeño poppers, topped with potato chips.

Baked Jalapeño PoppersWith just a few ingredients you can quickly recreate these baked jalapeño poppers! This poppers would be great for appetizers and inexpensive to make (especially if you're growing jalapeños like we are!)


A baked tomato served on salami topped cracker.

Baked Tomatoes with MozzarellaHere's an easy and tasty way of serving tomatoes. This also doubles as an easy appetizer or snack too - baked tomatoes with mozzarella, basil and dash of black pepper/garlic powder.


A bowl of homemade cheese crisps.

Making Cheese CrispsCheese crisps are a savory snack that is easy to make at home. They are generally made with shredded cheese baked in the oven. Great on salads, in soups or just as a snack.


Fried Sardines & Sausage Platter with sauce

Fried Sardines & Sausage PlatterAnother 15 days of community quarantine implemented in my region since Covid-19 positive cases are still adding up. We're like stuck for 3 months left with no choice but to obey the rules. More quarantine means more kitchen hacks and experiments. Today I'm gonna cook crispy sardines and sausages straight from their cans.


Shrimp Stuffed Cucumber Roll on plate

Making Shrimp Stuffed Cucumber RollThis is an awesome low-carb solution for those who love sushi but don't want the rice. Just hollow out a whole cucumber, stuff it with your favourite sushi fillings, and slice. I love this high-protein, guilt-free treat!


fried cheese rolls

Cheese RollsA perfect snack for the kids this weekend. They were looking for something wrapped and crunchy and they love cheese. So I took some Shangai wraps and a bar of cheese. In bars and clubs these are served with beer or wine. They call them cheese sticks or cheese rolls. The price is twice the actual cost of the ingredients. Kids love them too.


baked Crispy Stuffed Mushrooms on plate

Crispy Stuffed MushroomsUsing crushed saltine crackers in the mix of your stuffed mushrooms makes for a lovely crispy bite. You can use any types of veggies to stuff your mushrooms with. I used baby potatoes and sun dried tomatoes, along with the stems of the mushrooms themselves.


A plate with a slice of bread, topped with tomato, basil and garlic topping.

Tomato, Basil and Garlic ToppingHere is a quick and easy bruschetta inspired recipe that I have been loving for an appetizer or quick snack! For an extra touch pair with brie and salami.


Tuna Triangle Melts

Tuna Triangle MeltsThese savory melts are a fun lunch or even appetizer.



Pork Stuffed Filo Triangles on plate

Pork Stuffed Filo TrianglesThis recipe features flakey filo triangles, stuffed with a mixture of ground pork, onions, ginger, celery, and more. Give it a try as an appetizer or light meal with a side salad.


Cheese Filled Potato Fingers

Making Cheese Filled Potato FingersPotatoes and cheese are a great combination for kids. Make these little fried fingers for your next party or get together, or just as an after school snack.


A plate of salami rose appetizers.

Salami Rose AppetizersUse thin sliced salami and crescent roll dough to create these pretty roses. These make a perfect decoration for a cheese or antipasto platter for a party or special event.


fried Mung Bean Triangles

Making Mung Bean TrianglesMung beans are the main filling for these savory triangles. They are easy to make at home with spring roll wrappers.


Golden Sesame Balls turned in pan

Making Golden Sesame BallsIt is easy to prepare these deep fried mung bean and sugar filled rice flour balls. They are rolled in sesame seeds prior to frying. Plate them up and serve. Delicious.


A platter of assorted crostini appetizers.

Crostini RecipesCrostini is a delicious appetizer made from thin toasted slices of bread like a French baguette. Then it is typically topped with garlic, olive oil, and chopped tomatoes. Recipes follow.


clouds with sauce

Making Meatball CloudsPackaged biscuits stuffed with meatballs, chopped string cheese, and garlic powder and then baked are a delicious snack. Offer a side of tomato or other sauce for dipping. Let the party begin.


A selection of spinach pastry appetizers.

Appetizers Using SpinachSpinach is a favorite green due to its nutritional benefits. It is regularly featured in appetizers for parties or snacks, including pastries and dips.


browned Leafy Cheese Rolls

Leafy Cheese RollsThese cheese filled spring rolls are a great appetizer or snack. Bring them to your next party.


Cheese and Crackers Mini Pies on plate

Cheese and Crackers Mini PiesThese mini pies are made with cheese and crackers for a very cute savory appetizer. They look like little pumpkin pie slices.


Cheese Stuffed Banana Pops on plate

Making Cheese Stuffed Banana PopsTry this delicious recipe when you have an abundance of bananas and are looking for an alternative to banana bread. The recipe offers both a sweet and savory version of these fried banana pops.


A plate of Chinese chicken wings.

Making Chinese Chicken WingsMarinate chicken wings in soy sauce and your choice of other ingredients such as garlic or ginger for a Chinese cuisine influenced appetizer.


Small slices of bread topped with a tomato mixture.

Tomato Bread AppetizersUsing fresh or pureed tomatoes you can make delicious appetizers on a tasty bread with olive oil, cheese and herbs. Use your broiler to serve them hot.


Buffalo Cauliflower on plate

Making Buffalo CauliflowerA great way to have a healthy snack is to make buffalo cauliflower to dip in your favorite sauce. Cauliflower is packed with vitamins, protein and fiber.


rolled banana blossoms

Banana Blossom Rolls RecipeA different take on spring rolls. Take a banana blossom with savory spices and fry them in a lumpia wrapper.



cooked rolls in pan

American Shanghai Rolls RecipeThis American spin on spring rolls contains all the flavors of a cheeseburger wrapped in a thin lumpia wrapper. Any ground meat could be used. This is a page about American Shanghai rolls.


Spider Crackers for Halloween

Making Spider CrackersMake these fun appetizers that look like spiders with round crackers, peanut butter, pretzels and raisins. This is a page about making spider crackers.


Tuna Mushroom Puffs on plate

Making Tuna PuffsThese savory baked pastries are sure to be a hit at a party or just for a snack. This page contains information about making tuna puffs.


Ham and Cheese Rolls with dipping sauce

Ham and Cheese RollsThese homemade ham and cheese rolls are easy, fun and a delicious appetizer. You could get creative and fill them with many things!


Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates Appetizer

Goat Cheese Stuffed Date AppetizerThe delicious sweetness of dates is complemented by the savory filling and prosciutto wrapping. Your guests or family will love these. This page contains a recipe for making a goat cheese stuffed date appetizer.


Stuffed Bread.

Stuffed Vienna Bread RecipeMake diagonal cuts in the loaf and stuff with cheese, spices, and/or mushrooms, olives, and more. These delicious loaves can be prepared and refrigerated for later use. This page contains stuffed Vienna bread recipes.


Triangle appetizer

Crescent and Feta Cheese Triangle AppetizerHere is another simple appetizer recipe using crescent rolls and feta cheese to make tasty pastry triangles. This is a page about making a crescent and feta cheese triangle appetizer.


tomato and basil brushetta.

Crusty Tomato-Basil Bites RecipeThis recipe combines plum tomatoes with delicious Italian seasonings to create a wonderful appetizer or light snack. These crusty tomato-basil bites are easy to make and perfect for your next party. This page contains a crusty tomato-basil bites recipe.


Fresh Tomatoes on a skewer with Dipping Oil

Fresh Tomatoes with Dipping OilWhen there are lots of fresh tomatoes, it's nice to find new recipes to enjoy them as an entree, appetizer or snack. This is a page about fresh tomatoes with dipping oil.


Puffers on a plate.

Pizza Puffers RecipeStart with biscuits placed in a muffin pan, add your favorite toppings, and bake to make this tasty pizza snack. This page contains a pizza puffers recipe.


Deep Fried Shrimp on Baguette  Bread in pan

Deep Fried Shrimp on Baguette BreadMake this delicious combination of crispy fish and crunchy bread for your next party. This is a page about making deep fried shrimp on baguette bread.


A plate of chicken gorgonzola stuffed apricot cups

Chicken Gorgonzola Stuffed Apricot CupsThis easy to prepare sweet and savory combination of canned chicken and apricot halves, blended with Neufchatel and gorgonzola cheeses plus other ingredients, will delight your guests or family. This page contains a recipe for making chicken gorgonzola stuffed apricot cups.


Brown rice and cheese appetizer

Brown Rice and Cheese Appetizer RecipesStart with cooked brown rice, cheese, meat or seafood, veggies, egg, and your choice of seasonings to create delicious balls or patties that can be fried and served as appetizers. This page contains brown rice and cheese appetizer recipes.


Sliced summer sausage on a cutting board.

Summer Sausage CrispsThese crispy slices of sausage can be flavored in numerous ways. They are perfect for serving with dip, as a chip alternative.


Veggie and Egg Wrap on plate

Veggie and Egg Wrap RollsMake these refreshing, healthy rolls as an appetizer or light snack. This wrap can be served as is, or with your choice of sauce. The sauce I used is a store bought peanut sauce. I added teaspoon of chili garlic sauce for a little heat.



Bacon wrapped hotdog.

Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies RecipeWrap bacon around Little Smokies or cocktail wieners then sprinkle with brown sugar. Bake until the sugar is bubbly. They make great appetizers.


Little hotdog pockets.

Little Smokie Pockets RecipeUse canned biscuits, barbecue sauce, and cheese to make these tasty pocket style bites. This page contains a Little Smokie pockets recipe.


Fried Stuffed Olives cut in half.

Fried Stuffed OlivesOlives are perfect for stuffing after the pit has been removed. This is a page about making fried stuffed olives.


Apple, Brie and Prosciutto in bowl

Apple, Brie and Prosciutto AppetizerThis is a page about apple, brie and prosciutto appetizer. If you are looking for a quick and fulling snack, this might hit the spot. Apples, brie, and Prosciutto are the perfect combination of creamy, sweet, and salty.


Smoked Salmon Crostini Appetizers on serving dish

Smoked Salmon AppetizersSmoked salmon lends itself to being incorporated into a variety of delicious appetizers. This recipe is excellent when served on slices of bread or even chips. This page offers a recipe for making smoked salmon appetizers.


Roasted Olives in a wood bowl.

Roasted Olives RecipeRoasted olives are excellent to serve with a plate of cheese and crackers. Try different varieties for a change of taste. This page contains a roasted olives recipe.


A plate of fried breaded cheese sticks with tomato sauce.

Making Fried Cheese SticksThese delicious cheese pops are easy to make for the whole family. This page contains recipes for making fried cheese sticks.


Cheesy Pizza Bread Sticks and sauce

Cheesy Pizza Bread SticksIt's just a simple but delicious recipe. And what makes it special is that these bread slices came from our Christmas celebration. I'm gathering everyone again today to enjoy this goody snack.


Artichoke Spread on bread

Artichoke Spread RecipeMake you own delicious artichoke spread to put on toast or whatever else strikes your fancy. Here is a fantastic artichoke spread recipe that your whole family will love.


Tortilla wrap party platter.

Festival Tortilla Appetizer RecipeGreat for parties. Quick and easy to make, but the secret is refrigerate all day or overnight so they stay together well. This is a page about festival tortilla appetizer recipe.


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Stuffed Mushroom Caps RecipeStuffed mushroom caps are a popular appetizer and can be made with a wide variety of ingredients. This page contains a stuffed mushroom caps recipe.


meatballs and broccoli on plate

Bacon Wrapped Cheddar Filled MeatballsI'm not on a keto (low carb) diet but a lot of my friends are so I put this appetizer together to make them love me. It worked! These are so juicy and delicious. I used lean ground turkey meat here, but you can use beef. If you don't care too much about keeping it low carb, you can add a couple tablespoons of breadcrumbs. This is a very, moist mixture, but I love it this way!


Corn Chip Onion Rings

Corn Chip Onion Ring RecipeA delicious variation on classic onion rings. This page contains a recipe for corn chip onion rings.


Mini Pepper Tacos

Mini Pepper TacosThese mini pepper tacos are so delicious; a cross between beef tacos and jalapeño poppers. They're super easy to make, a guaranteed crowd pleaser, and fabulous for those trying to cut on carbs. I used my toaster oven, and you don't need much to make these. Have fun!


Gouda cheese wheel with wedge

Baked Gouda RecipeThis is a page about baked gouda recipe. Warm melty baked cheese is delicious served as a party appetizer or side with soup and a salad.


Potato Peel Crisps

Potato Peel CrispsThis tasty recipe uses potato peels, cheese, and your choice of seasonings to create a yummy snack. This is a page about making potato peel crisps.


Sausage Appetizer

Sausage Appetizer RecipesSausage meats of all kinds will add to the creation of delicious finger foods for any occasion. This is a page about sausage appetizer recipes.


Pigs in a Blanket

Pigs in a Blanket RecipesThis is a page about pigs in a blanket recipes. Crescent roll dough can help make these delicious appetizers for any occasion.


Ham and Cheese Appetizer

Ham and Cheese Appetizer RecipesHam and various types of cheese work well together for making delicious appetizers for many occasions. This page contains ham and cheese appetizer recipes.


Marinated Greek Olives

Marinated Greek Olive RecipesThis is a page about marinated greek olive recipes. Olives marinated in olive oil and herbs, with or without the addition of cheese and other ingredients are delicious as an appetizer or a side to a light meal.


Bacon Appetizer

Bacon Appetizer RecipesBacon is a popular ingredient in many appetizer recipes. This page contains bacon appetizer recipes.


Bruschetta Chicken

Bruschetta Chicken RecipesAn appetizer that consists of grilled bread with garlic, olive oil, and seasonings topped with tomatoes. This page contains bruschetta chicken recipes.


glass of fried bacon

Bacon Mushroom Toast RollsMake some yummy appetizers that freeze well and are convenient for holiday gatherings. This is a page about bacon mushroom toast rolls.


Muffin Tin

Muffin Tin Appetizer RecipesConvenient serving sized appetizers can be prepared using muffin pans. This is a page about muffin tin appetizer recipes.


Spinach Balls

Spinach Balls RecipesThis page contains spinach balls recipes. Spinach mixed with other delicious ingredients is the basis for these tasty appetizers.


Pizza Appetizer

Pizza Appetizer RecipesThere are fun ways to make appetizers with Italian flavors. This page contains pizza appetizer recipes.


Cucumber Egg and Arugula Appetizers

Cucumber Appetizer RecipesCucumbers make a light refreshing snack and can be a sweet crunchy addition to your appetizers. This page contains cucumber appetizer recipes.


Cream Cheese Appetizer

Cream Cheese Appetizer RecipesA creamy, soft cheese that is easily blended with flavors and spread on crackers and breads. This page contains cream cheese appetizer recipes.


Cracker Cheese and Grape Appetizer

Cheese Appetizer RecipesThere are many wonderful kinds of cheese. You can pair it with all kinds of foods to create delicious horderves for any gathering. This page contains cheese appetizer recipes.


Roasted Garlic

Roasted Garlic Appetizers?This page is about roasted garlic appetizers. A pungent favorite that becomes caramelized after roasting, and is delicious combined with cheeses and in spreads.



Baked Brie RecipesA soft, French cheese round when baked and served with a variety of different foods makes a wonderful appetizer for any gathering. This page contains baked brie recipes.


Mozzarella Sticks

Mozzarella Stick RecipesMozzarella sticks are an easy snack food or appetizer to prepare. These gooey delicious finger foods are sure to be a hit with the whole family. This page contains mozzarella stick recipes.


Blooming Onions

Blooming Onion RecipesBlooming Onions are a delicious fried onion appetizer that are easy to make at home. Find recipes for Blooming Onions and Blooming Onion Sauces here.


Deviled eggs being served as a holiday appetizer.

Holiday Appetizer RecipesThe holiday season is a great time for parties and family get togethers. Appetizers are a party staple. This page contains holiday appetizer recipes.


Fried Matzo

Fried Matzo RecipesThis page contains fried matzo recipes. A traditional unleavened cracker bread that is great in a variety of recipes.


savory puff pastry

Seafood Puff RecipesPuffy pastry covered or stuffed with seafood is wonderful as an easy to make, fancy appetizer. This page contains seafood puff recipes.


Glazed Nuts

Glazed Nuts RecipesGlazed nuts are great for parties or anytime. They can be easily made, either sweet or savory, at home. This page contains glazed nuts recipes.


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Recipes for Cilantro Cucumber Baguette BitesThis page contains recipes for cilantro cucumber baguette bites. A delicious fingerfood for entertaining or anytime.


Parmesan Chicken Wings

Parmesan Chicken Wings RecipesThis page contains Parmesan chicken wings recipes. Flavored chicken wings are a popular appetizer. If you are looking for something different from the typical hot wings or barbecue, try Parmesan wings.


Canape Breads

Canape Bread RecipesThis page contains canape bread recipes. Canapes prepared on a bread base are easy to make with a multitude of topping options.


Baked Potato Skins

Baked Potato Skins RecipesThis page contains baked potato skins recipes. Baked potato skins are a popular appetizer.


Beef Roll-Up

Beef Roll-Up RecipesThis page contains beef roll-up recipes. Serve delicious thinly sliced beef wrapped around a tasty filling.


Crab Appetizer on Crackers

Crab Appetizer RecipesThis page contains crab appetizer recipes. Add these delicious appetizers to your list of favorite recipes.


Teriyaki Chicken Wings

Teriyaki Chicken Wings RecipesThis page contains teriyaki chicken wings recipes. Chicken wings can be prepared using a wide variety of sauces.


shamrock chips

Making Shamrock Tortilla ChipsFestive chips can be cut for St. Patrick's Day to serve with your favorite dips. This page is about making shamrock tortilla chips.


Chicken Wings

Chicken Wings RecipesThis page contains chicken wings recipes. Flavored chicken wings are a popular appetizer.


Easy Appetizer Recipes

Easy Appetizer RecipesHaving delicious hors d'oeuvres for your gathering doesn't have to be a lot of work. This page contains easy appetizer recipes.


cheese ring

Cheese Ring RecipesThis page contains cheese ring recipes. Making a cheese ring for your next party or family dinner allows you to put an added spread in the center of the cheese mold.


Pizza Pull Apart Recipes

Pizza Pull Apart RecipesPull apart pizza bites make a great snack or appetizer. This page contains pizza pull apart recipes.


Cute Edible Apple Turkey

Thanksgiving Appetizer RecipesRound out your holiday meal or get together with a variety of tasty appetizers. This page contains Thanksgiving appetizer recipes.


Taco Appetizers

Taco Appetizer RecipesThis page contains taco appetizer recipes. Try some different variations on the traditional taco to make appetizers for your next party or movie night.


Wonton Appetizer Recipes

Wonton Appetizer RecipesThis page contains wonton appetizer recipes. Stuffed and fried wontons are an easy to make snack or appetizer. Change the ingredients used and you can create a new flavor every time.


Large Stuffed Mushroom

Stuffed Mushroom RecipesThis page contains stuffed mushroom recipes. A delicious appetizer for a special day can be created with mushrooms.


Ham Roll-Ups

Ham Roll-Up RecipesThis page contains ham roll-up recipes. Ham roll-ups can be prepared as a warm or a cold appetizer or light meal.


Crescent Roll on White Background

Recipes Using Crescent Roll DoughA variety of interesting meals and snacks can be made starting with refrigerated prepared dough. This page contains recipes using crescent roll dough.



Bruschetta RecipesTraditionally bruschetta is the crusty bread appetizer topped with tomatoes, spices, vinegar, and olive oil, that we enjoy at Italian restaurants. This page contains bruschetta recipes.


Vietnamese Spring Roll Recipes, Vietnamese Style Shrimp Roll

Vietnamese Spring Roll RecipesWhether fresh or deep fried, Vietnamese Spring rolls are a fantastic appetizer to enjoy before the main dish and also are a great snack for parties as well. This page contains Vietnamese spring roll recipes.


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Feta, Mozzarella and Olive Topped Baguette SlicesHere is a really easy appetizer to make ahead. Serve spooned onto French baguette slices. Lightly toast the slices if desired.


Meatballs on toothpicks with dipping sauce.

Meatball Appetizer RecipesThis page contains recipes for meatball appetizers. Small meatballs simmered in a savory sauce can be a delicious bite sized treat for your next party or family gathering.


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Cheese and Crackers Mini Pies on plate

Cheese and Crackers Mini PiesThese little cheese and cracker appetizers are super delicious. They double up as great presentation as they imitate little slices of pumpkin pie. They are sure to bring many oohs and aahs to your parties!


cooked Golden Sesame Balls

Golden Sesame BallsThey are mostly known as a Chinese or Japanese food called "buchi". It's made with a sticky rice flour cooked with a variety of fillings. Most are made sweet, but some choose to add a little savory flavor. Here's the recipe.


Mini Quiches

Mini QuichesThese quiches would be perfect party appetizers. They take a couple of hours to assemble and cook, but they are just as good the next day. The ingredients below are a suggestion, everything is optional except for milk, cheese and eggs.


cucumber sushi on plate

Shrimp Stuffed Cucumber RollThis is an awesome low-carb solution for those who love sushi but don't want the rice. Just hollow out a whole cucumber, stuff it with your favourite sushi fillings, and slice. I love this high-protein, guilt-free treat!


A plate of meatball clouds.

Meatball CloudsA super simple, low cost appetizer or main dish for Sunday football parties!


Crispy Grits Fritters on spinach

Crispy Grits FrittersWe call these "gritters" in our house, but I did not want to confuse you, I just want to introduce you to something delicious! I'm not a huge fan of eating grits with a spoon from a bowl, but I do love these rolled up versions. These fritters are super creamy on the inside and crispy on the outside. They are awesome little snacks, and great appetizers for parties.


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Quesadilla Recipe Ideas?My family loves to eat cheese or chicken quesadillas at our local restaurant, but they're pretty expensive for what you get. They seem like they'd be pretty easy to make, but I'm not sure how to get started or what kind of cheese(s) to use.


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Serving Roasted Garlic as an Appetizer?After I have roasted garlic, what is the best way to thaw and serve as an appetizer?


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Corned Beef Von Ruben?I am looking for a recipe for something that used to be called "Corned Beef Von Ruben". It was made with canned corned beef and crutons and some sort of cheese. The recipe used to be on a cruton can.


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Tastefully Simple Appetizer Recipes?I am looking for a Tastefully Simple Applewood Bacon Cheddar Cheese Ball Mix recipe. TIA


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