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It's hard to resist a crescent roll, bacon and cream cheese in one bite! Kids, friends, everyone always scarf these down. Now I bake a double batch whenever we have a get-together. —Krista Munson, Sharpsburg, Kentucky
These little cuties pack all the appeal of a dinner baked potato into the perfect bite-sized appetizer. I top off each one with a dollop of sour cream and coarsely ground pepper.—Sarah Shaikh, Mumbai, India
One of my dear friend's husband's who died of cancer loved this recipe. The outer circle of apples makes for a very festive, eye catching piece. I have never had anyone try this that doesn't absolutely love it and ask me every year to bring it to all fall social events. —Angie Hillman, Cottonwood, Arizona
Here’s a deliciously different appetizer for a holiday party. I top a prebaked pizza crust with caramelized onions, two kinds of cheese, orange chunks, dates and seasoning.—Mary Tamaki, Calgary, Alberta
Lots of Christmas treats are sweet. For a change of pace, I fill holiday goodie bags with my cheese crackers. The recipe has a large yield, but you can freeze the dough logs to bake later.—Heather Necessary, Shamokin Dan, Pennsylvania
We have a large avocado tree outside our house, which is very common in southern California, so I like to put them to good use in recipes. To give the soup an elegant touch, top it with edible flowers.
I've had the pleasure of introducing many of my friends and family to chutney, that sweet and savory fruit sauce. Make the spread even faster by using chive-flavored whipped cream cheese. —Michelle Torkelson, Ham Lake, Minnesota