Our Test Kitchen combines sweet, crunchy pea pods with tangy cream cheese for this one-of-a-kind appetizer. The cute, little “boats” are just enough for two, but the recipe is easy to increase for guests.
"Every time we sit down and watch a football game, my husband expects a bowl of this to be on the coffee table," writes Glenda Ardoin from Hessmer, Louisiana. Chopped tomatoes and sweet red pepper add color and crunch to this guacamole.
Although this recipe is perfect for the holiday season, plan to use it all year-round—cranberries add "zing" to a menu anytime. To serve as an appetizer, shape the meatballs smaller and serve with party picks.—Helen Wiegmink, Tucson, Arizona
Don't forget the stuffing even though you are not preparing a whole turkey. You will be delighted to know that these perfectly portioned stuffing balls take just minutes to put together and bake.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
These attractive appetizers from Donna Folk of Berwick, Pennsylvania are easy to prepare but look like you fussed. A creamy filling and crunchy sesame seeds complement the fresh flavor of the asparagus.