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Hot Appetizer Recipes

Looking for hot appetizers? Pick hot appetizers featuring dips, breads, and meats.

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The buffalo wing fans in my family were happy to taste test when I invented these snacks. We love them anytime—especially during football games. —Jasey McBurnett, Rock Springs, Wyoming
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Polynesian Kabobs

Polynesian Kabobs

Polynesian Kabobs

With their explosion of flavors and textures, these kabobs make a quick, satisfying entree. "I've also served them as a fun appetizer," reports Chris Anderson of Morton, Illinois.

Ham N Cheese Quiches

Ham N Cheese Quiches

Ham N Cheese Quiches

When I need a festive finger food, this quiche recipe's the one I reach for. With cheese in both the crust and the filling, eating one naturally leads to another.

Beef Tenderloin Lollipops

Beef Tenderloin Lollipops

Beef Tenderloin Lollipops

Bite-sized beef cubes are easy to pop in your mouth as you mingle at parties. The sweet caramelized onion and salty blue cheese add unforgettable taste.
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Fried Shoestring Carrots

Fried Shoestring Carrots

Fried Shoestring Carrots

I came up with these fun snacks as an alternative to french fries. We like to serve them hot with ranch-style dressing as a dipping sauce.—Kim Gammill, Raymondville, Texas

Starry Night Taco Cups

Starry Night Taco Cups

Starry Night Taco Cups

These Mexican-style snacks will surely add sparkle to a slumber party spread! To make them, our home economists lined muffin cups with tortilla shells, then filled each with a not-too-spicy beef mixture kids can garnish with cheese, lettuce and other toppings. For tasty dippers besides, you could serve the cutout stars with salsa.

Southwestern Cheese Dip

Southwestern Cheese Dip

Southwestern Cheese Dip

To take the edge off the kids' (and our!) hunger, this dip can be whipped up in no time. It's great with vegetable or chips.—Coleen Martin, Brookfield, Wisconsin

Margarita Granita with Spicy Shrimp

Margarita Granita with Spicy Shrimp

Margarita Granita with Spicy Shrimp

While tinkering and tuning up recipes for my spring menu, I came up with a snazzy little appetizer that's perfect for Cinco de Mayo. It features two favorites: shrimp and margaritas! —Nancy Buchanan, Costa Mesa, California

Sausage Breadsticks

Sausage Breadsticks

Sausage Breadsticks

Bring out the kid in everyone by preparing pigs-in-a-blanket with sausage links and refrigerated breadsticks. This old-fashioned finger food is a fun addition to a breakfast buffet. Or make a heaping plateful for a snack.

Pepper Popper Fingers

Pepper Popper Fingers

Pepper Popper Fingers

Our Test Kitchen had a hand in making these Halloween-inspired jalapeno poppers. They're baked instead of fried so making them is a snap. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Sweet Onion Turnovers

Sweet Onion Turnovers

Sweet Onion Turnovers

Making these delightfuly turnovers is my favorite way to use onions. They're lovely for lunch. The pastry dough for the rich tender crust is easy to work with, and the filling is so good. -Doris Crouse Sheridan, Whyoming

Reuben Roll-Ups

Reuben Roll-Ups

Reuben Roll-Ups

"This recipe turns the popular Reuben sandwich into an interesting and hearty snack," explains field editor Patricia D Kile, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. "We love these roll-ups at our house."

Rich Chicken Alfredo Pizza

Rich Chicken Alfredo Pizza

Rich Chicken Alfredo Pizza

Had a full day of sledding, shopping or decorating? Settle in for a family-pleasing meal of homemade pizza. With a prebaked crust and simple Alfredo sauce, it’s easy and delicious. —Tammy Hanks, Gainsville, Florida

Pepperoni Pizza Twists

Pepperoni Pizza Twists

Pepperoni Pizza Twists

My stepsister gave me this recipe and I just tweaked it. You can add diced green peppers and olives, too.” Lisa Worley - Adairsville, Georgia

Jalapeno Popper & Sausage Dip

Jalapeno Popper & Sausage Dip

Jalapeno Popper & Sausage Dip

My workplace had an appetizer contest, and I won it with my jalapeno and cheese dip. Every time I take it anywhere, folks empty the slow cooker. —B Slabik, Dilworth, Minnesota
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