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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.

Caroline's Basil Boats

Caroline's Basil Boats

Caroline's Basil Boats

Inspired by my grandfather's garden, I created these fresh, simple boats that are always gobbled up in a snap.—Judy Blackburn, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Around the World Tapenade

Around the World Tapenade

Around the World Tapenade

Featuring flavors from around the globe, this recipe is a trip for the taste buds! Chopping the ingredients in a food processor keeps things quick and easy.—Kim Rila, Leesburg, Virginia
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Mediterranean Layered Dip

Mediterranean Layered Dip

Mediterranean Layered Dip

This quick and easy dip begins with purchased hummus. It's then flavored with the Mediterranean flavors of feta cheese, olives and lemon. —Patterson Watkins, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Waldorf Celery Sticks

Waldorf Celery Sticks

Waldorf Celery Sticks

"I added the tangy flavor of blue cheese to the traditional Waldorf salad filling for these creamy, crunchy snacks. The sharpness of the cheese complements the sweetness of the apples. For variety, you can substitute feta cheese."—Stacie Hull, Seneca, South Carolina

Pina Colada Fruit Dip

Pina Colada Fruit Dip

Pina Colada Fruit Dip

A taste of the tropics will be welcomed by your holiday guests. The cool and creamy dip can be served as an appetizer or a dessert. —Shelly Fisher, Hermiston, Oregon

Quick Caramel Apple Dip

Quick Caramel Apple Dip

Quick Caramel Apple Dip

This four-ingredient caramel dip is so simple and yummy. People always want to know how long I slaved over the stove to prepare it and are amazed to find that I made it in the microwave. When large marshmallows aren’t on hand, I substitute 2 cups of mini marshmallows instead. –Becky Heiner, West Valley City, Utah

Homemade Meatballs in Plum Sauce

Homemade Meatballs in Plum Sauce

Homemade Meatballs in Plum Sauce

This super-easy recipe for microwave meatballs from Michael Compean of Valencia, California features the flavors of ginger, Dijon and plum sauce. You might want to pick up extras; these will go fast!

Mustard Pretzel Dip

Mustard Pretzel Dip

Mustard Pretzel Dip

This flavorful dip is addictive, so be careful! It's also delicious served with pita chips, crackers and fresh veggies.—Iola Egle, Bella Vista, Arkansas

Low-Fat Taco Dip

Low-Fat Taco Dip

Low-Fat Taco Dip

Serve this at your next party and guests won’t have a clue that it’s low fat! “This recipe is a great appetizer, but I also serve it as a main dish on especially busy nights,” writes Traci Hoffman of Jamestown, Indiana.

Shrimp Dip with Cream Cheese

Shrimp Dip with Cream Cheese

Shrimp Dip with Cream Cheese

This tasty spread, prepared with softened cream cheese, is a beautiful pale salmon color. A teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce provides just the right amount of zest.
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