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Quick Appetizers

Looking for quick appetizers? Find dips, cheese spreads, snack mixes and more finger foods and appetizer recipes ready in 30 minutes or less.

Cilantro-Jalapeno Cheese Spread

Cilantro-Jalapeno Cheese Spread

Cilantro-Jalapeno Cheese Spread

Splashed with lime, this zippy favorite from Susan Riley in Allen, Texas makes a standout appetizer. It’s yummy spread on crackers. Or as an easy veggie dip, a fun alternative to junk food!

Quick BLT Dip

Quick BLT Dip

Quick BLT Dip

”This is a quick and easy dip to bring to your next potluck,” says Cathleen Bushman from Geneva, Illinois. ”I serve it with potato chips and always receive lots of compliments.”

Cucumber Dill Dip

Cucumber Dill Dip

Cucumber Dill Dip

This cool and creamy dip keeps the oven free for other foods on Thanksgiving. You can make the base in advance, then stir in the cucumber just before serving. —Judith Smith, Wymore, Nebraska
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Dilly Zucchini Dip

Dilly Zucchini Dip

Dilly Zucchini Dip

Field editor Edna Hoffman of Hebron, Indiana says, “This thick and creamy dip will keep your guests wanting more.” When paired with veggies, this colorful recipe is pleasing to the eye and to the palette!

Orange Dip for Fruit

Orange Dip for Fruit

Orange Dip for Fruit

“This light and creamy dip is delightful with fruit, and it can also be used as a fluffy, low-cal frosting,” suggests field editor Kim Marie Van Rheenen from Mendota, Illinois.

Walnut Corn Dip

Walnut Corn Dip

Walnut Corn Dip

The walnuts in this recipe complement the Southwestern flavor of the creamy dip. It goes great with tortillas, crackers or even carrot sticks. —Mavis Diment, Marcus, Iowa

Witch's Caviar

Witch's Caviar

Witch's Caviar

I like to serve thsi dip with triangle-shaped tortillas because they look like pointy witch hats. —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

Bacon-Tomato Dip in a Bread Bowl

Bacon-Tomato Dip in a Bread Bowl

Bacon-Tomato Dip in a Bread Bowl

This tasty dip disappears whenever I serve it. I like that it is quick and can be made ahead. —Laura Mahaffey, Annapolis, Maryland

Salsa Bean Dip

Salsa Bean Dip

Salsa Bean Dip

Here's an easy dip perfect for your nutrition-conscious guests. The pineapple in the salsa makes for a nice, smooth flavor profile. Beverly Smith from Ferndale, Washington serves this with low fat chips or fresh veggies.

Bee My Honey Fruit Dip

Bee My Honey Fruit Dip

Bee My Honey Fruit Dip

Orange, cinnamon and nutmeg round out this creamy appetizer dip. Carol Gillespie of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania likes to serve her spiced spread with apples, pineapple and strawberries when in season.

Beer Dip

Beer Dip

Beer Dip

Ranch dressing mix flavors this fast-to-fix mixture that's packed with shredded cheese and is made to go with pretzels. It's one of those snacks that when you start eating it, you can't stop! This dip can be made with any type of beer, including nonalcoholic. I've taken it to many parties and am always asked for the recipe. —Michelle Long, New Castle, Colorado
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