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Make Ahead Appetizers

Looking for more make ahead appetizers? Find many more make ahead appetizers, hot appetizer, and cold appetizers.

Marinated Mozzarella Cubes

Marinated Mozzarella Cubes

Marinated Mozzarella Cubes

Being from America's Dairyland, I'm always on the lookout for new ways to serve cheese. I received this delicious recipe from a friend a few years ago and am happy to share it with others. —Arline Roggenbuck, Shawano, Wisconsin

Blue Cheese Walnut Cheesecake

Blue Cheese Walnut Cheesecake

Blue Cheese Walnut Cheesecake

This elegant party spread is smooth and creamy and has a mild blue cheese flavor. It's popular every time I serve it. Garnished with chopped walnuts, it looks like you fussed, but it's not that tricky to prepare. -Rita Reifenstein, Evans City, Pennsylvania

Smoked Salmon Cheesecake

Smoked Salmon Cheesecake

Smoked Salmon Cheesecake

"We live on Kodiak Island off the coast of Alaska, and salmon is one of our favorite foods," writes Becky Applebee of Chiniak, Alaska. "This elegant dish was the star attraction at the open house we hosted at my husband's business."
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Broccoli Veggie Dip

Broccoli Veggie Dip

Broccoli Veggie Dip

This yummy variation on spinach dip gets a bit of crunch from chopped broccoli. Everyone enjoys this delicious blend, which you can serve with crackers or in a bread bowl.

Ham Tortilla Stack

Ham Tortilla Stack

Ham Tortilla Stack

This tasty appetizer is considered my specialty— I'm asked to make it whenever we have a sizable get-together. It has crunchy colorful peppers and a creamy ham filling tucked between tortillas.

Garlic Herb Spread

Garlic Herb Spread

Garlic Herb Spread

Garlic and a host of herbs pleasantly season this savory spread. It's a "must" on my holiday menu because I can make it in advance. —Cheryl Fortier, Athabasca, Alberta

Herbed Cheesecake

Herbed Cheesecake

Herbed Cheesecake

Cheesecake isn't just for dessert! This savory version is my family's favorite for merry munching around the holidays. —Julie Tomlin, Watkinswille, Georgia

Simple Marinated Mushrooms

Simple Marinated Mushrooms

Simple Marinated Mushrooms

These are a nice addition to an appetizer buffet table. For the best flavor, allow the mushrooms to marinate a few days before serving.

Spice Cookies with Pumpkin Dip

Spice Cookies with Pumpkin Dip

Spice Cookies with Pumpkin Dip

My husband and two kids are sure to eat the first dozen of these cookies, warm from the oven, before the next tray is even done. A co-worker gave me the recipe for the pumpkin dip, which everyone loves with the cookies. —Kelly McNeal, Derby, Kansas

Veggie Dill Dip

Veggie Dill Dip

Veggie Dill Dip

I like to keep this good-for-you dip on hand, along with a variety of cut-up vegetables, for an easy snack.—Hazel Baber, Yuma, Arizona

Fresh Zesty Salsa

Fresh Zesty Salsa

Fresh Zesty Salsa

The addition of olives makes this salsa a little different from other varieties. You can seed the jalapeno peppers if desired. But if you family likes salsa with some "heat", leave them in.—Sharon Lucas, Raymore, Missouri
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