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It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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    Chicken Flautas

    3 reviews

    Flautas are similar to taquitos, but flautas are usually made with flour tortillas that are slightly larger than the corn tortillas typically used for making taquitos. Serve these chicken flautas with your favorite toppings and sides, such as refried beans and rice. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Air-Fryer Avocado Fries

    Avocados just got even more exciting! These juicy, flavorful, easy and healthy air-fryer avocado fries are for those who are...

    Chili-Lime Air-Fried Chickpeas

    2 reviews

    Looking for a lighter snack that's still a crowd-pleaser? You've found it! These air-fried chickpeas will have everyone happily munching....

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    How to Make the Best Pico de Gallo

    Your taco Tuesday dinner (or really any meal) isn't complete without some pico de gallo. Learn how to make the...

    Spicy Pickled Grapes

    1 review

    I love sweet and spicy flavors, so I created these pickled grapes. They are excellent as an appetizer, a sneaky...

    Air-Fryer Mini Chimichangas

    4 reviews

    My family raves about these air-fryer chimichangas. Infused with green chiles, the beefy snacks are guaranteed to liven up the...

    Pico de Gallo

    4 reviews

    This easy pico de gallo recipe is a classic for good reason. It pairs with just about everything! My tip...

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    Ole Bean Dip

    This rich, cheesy bean dip is a crowd-pleaser and so easy to prepare. Two kinds of cheese and sour cream...

    Chipotle Berry Fruit Salsa

    1 review

    Not too hot, but with a bit of a kick, this salsa is a perfect topping for grilled fish or...

    Chipotle Mexican Street Corn Dip with Goat Cheese

    2 reviews

    I was craving Mexican street corn that I had during a recent trip to Puerto Vallarta, so I came up...

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    Creamy Chicken Enchilada Pizza

    This is a twist on a family favorite. We wanted the taste of my chicken enchilada recipe, but we wanted...

    Pressure-Cooker Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Scoops

    1 review

    I came up with this recipe when I was preparing for a large party and wanted a healthy Tex-Mex chicken...

    Easy Taco Cups

    2 reviews

    These zesty little cups rank high on my list of favorites because they combine three things I look for in...

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    61 Cinco de Mayo Dips, Salsas and Guacs

    Dip into our richest Cinco de Mayo dips, freshest salsas and creamiest guacamoles.

    Beef Flautas

    This traditional Mexican flautas recipe is one of my favorite dishes to make for my family. The spices and onion...

    Potluck Enchilada Meatballs

    2 reviews

    This is a twist on the ordinary potluck meatballs. These are easy, inexpensive and a hit for any occasion. —Terina,...

    Green Tomato Salsa

    1 review

    I came up with this green tomato salsa recipe so I could use up all the fresh tomatoes from my...

    Shrimp Tostadas with Lime-Cilantro Sauce

    2 reviews

    I love shrimp and veggies marinated in citrus juice, also known as ceviche. This recipe starts with cooked shrimp and...

    Hot Chili Cheese Dip

    5 reviews

    In Madera, California, Jeanie Carrigan simplifies party preparation by using her slow cooker to create this thick cheesy dip. "Your...

    Garden-Fresh Seafood Cocktail

    4 reviews

    For something cool on a hot day, we mix shrimp and crabmeat with crunchy veggies straight from the garden. Look...

    Raspberry Barbecue Wings

    2 reviews

    I came up with this recipe when I got tired of the same old wings. These are baked with onion...

    Mexican Chicken Wings

    2 reviews

    I make these spicy appetizers for parties and football games and never have any leftovers. The hot wings contrast nicely...

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    Tomato Bounty Salsa

    I like to make this mild-tasting salsa with yellow tomatoes, but feel free to try other varieties. Use the salsa...

    Crispy Caribbean Veggie Wraps

    4 reviews

    Filled with a sweet potato mixture, these delicious wraps are great for vegetarians and they’re relatively high in fiber, too,...

    Creamy Ranch Stuffed Banana Peppers with Bacon

    2 reviews

    I received this recipe from a customer while working at my sister's produce market. The peppers can be made a...

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    Warm Asparagus-Crab Spread

    "When my children entertain, I like to help them with the cooking, and this dip is always a hit," relates...

    Mini Chimichangas

    10 reviews

    Wish your guests "Feliz Navidad" with this south-of-the-border specialty! Hearty enough to serve as a meal, these flavorful and filling...

    Taco Cornbread Squares

    7 reviews

    Cornbread makes a delicious crust for this hearty meal from Denise Hughes of Waynesville, Missouri. "I cut it into bite-size...

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    Tex-Mex Dip with Spooky Tortilla Chips

    No party is complete without chips and dip. These spooky ghost- or pumpkin-shaped chips, with a flavorful Tex-Mex dip, are...

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    Bell Pepper Nachos

    "Pepper pieces hold a savory cheese and rice topping in this colorful appetizer," says Aneta Kish of La Crosse, Wisconsin.

    Football Fest Empanadas

    9 reviews

    Classic empanadas from South America are pastries stuffed with beef or chicken, usually fried. That doesn't mean "classic" never changes....