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    Bacon-Stuffed Mushrooms

    28 reviews

    I first tried these bubbly treats at my sister-in-law's house. The tender mushroom caps and creamy filling were so fabulous that I had to get the recipe. It's hard to believe how simple, fast and easy they are. —Angela Coffman, Kansas City, Missouri

    Chocolate Caramel Fondue

    3 reviews

    It's easy to keep the ingredients for this rich fondue on hand in case company drops by. I serve it...


    Foolproof Mushrooms

    5 reviews

    These yummy bites pack a lot of zingy flavor and can be made up to 4 hours ahead, refrigerated, then...


    Olive & Roasted Pepper Bruschetta

    1 review

    I've tried many versions of bruschetta but think this recipe contains the perfect blend of ingredients. It's super easy, and...


    Almond Cheddar Appetizers

    32 reviews

    I always try to have a supply of these appetizers on hand in the freezer. If guests drop in, I...

    Hot Macadamia Spread

    While my husband was in the Army, I'd get together with other wives for snacks and to exchange favorite recipes....


    Black-Eyed Pea Chowder

    1 review

    A close friend passed on this recipe. It's been in her family for years, and now it's a favorite in...

    Contest-Winning Fruitcake Cookies

    3 reviews

    Since I've enjoyed cooking almost my entire life—I've been doing it since I was old enough to be able to—I...


    Antipasto Cups

    2 reviews

    Turn salami slices into appetizer shells to fill with the veggies and cheese of your choice. —Melissa Obernesser, Utica, New...


    Salsa Roja

    2 reviews

    Preparing homemade salsa lets you alter the flavor to fit your palate. Whip this easy snack together and serve with...


    Butter Pecan Fudge

    53 reviews

    Toasted pecans add a nutty crunch to this creamy fudge, perfect for holiday giving. People always seem to rave about...

    Hot Chipotle Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Lime

    1 review

    I make spinach and artichoke dip for party guests all the time, but I wanted to give it a Mexican...


    Fig Jam

    I have had a love of figs ever since I had an amazing appetizer that used a combination of them...


    Spinach & Black Bean Egg Rolls

    5 reviews

    Black beans and spinach provide lots of healthy nutrients in these delicious baked egg rolls. Rolling them up is a...


    Sausage Wonton Cups

    3 reviews

    Here’s a tasty hot appetizer for all those parties that feature fun finger foods. I’ve made this recipe several times,...


    Tossed Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

    2 reviews

    "I often take this dressed-up Caesar salad to church functions or family reunions. Its interesting blend of flavors is a...

    Calzone Pinwheels

    23 reviews

    Once you try these mini-sized calzones, you may never go back to the large ones. Not only do these pretty...


    Olive Bruschetta

    4 reviews

    This convenient and colorful party classic from Linda Austin in Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey, can be made several days in...


    Cran-Apple Salsa

    1 review

    Here’s a festive twist on traditional holiday cranberry relish. Says Jody Bauer of Balaton, Minnesota: "This salsa packs a tart-sweet...


    Curried Crab Spread

    At holiday time, I always have cream cheese and crabmeat on hand. In case of drop-ins, I just mix up...


    Pomegranate Pistachio Crostini

    1 review

    Pomegranate seeds intrigue me, so I sliced French bread, smeared it with cream cheese, and added seeds, pistachios and chocolate....


    Gorgonzola Polenta Bites

    I needed a brand-new appetizer for a big party. I covered polenta with Gorgonzola and a tangy sauce. That’s how...


    Cranberry Meatballs and Sausage

    11 reviews

    Years ago, I found a version of this sausage and meatballs recipe in a cookbook. At first taste, my family...


    Rosemary Cheese Patties

    2 reviews

    "We’re a family that loves snacks," explains Judy Armstrong of Prairieville, Louisiana, "and I combined some of our favorite ingredients...

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    Spinach & Crab Dip

    8 reviews

    We love this recipe! I've lightened it considerably without losing flavor, and no one can tell the difference. Give the...


    Strawberries with Chocolate Cream Filling

    12 reviews

    Just a sweet little something to top off any meal and make it special. These party-pretty bites are as easy...


    Brie Cherry Pastry Cups

    23 reviews

    Golden brown and flaky, these bite-sized puff pastries with creamy Brie and sweet cherry preserves could easily double as a...


    Potato-Crab Cakes with Lime Butter

    1 review

    Very special, easy and absolutely delectable, these golden brown patties boast a citrusy lime butter topping—and loads of flavor. Emory...


    Mini Crab Tarts

    Frozen phyllo tart shells bake up to crispy perfection that’s heavenly with this warm, rich, creamy filling. They’re a snap...


    Hearty Rye Melts

    2 reviews

    When we moved from the Midwest to Kentucky, we were invited to a neighborhood gathering, where this appetizer was served....