Holidays & Events

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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    Savory Stuffed Peppers

    Our family's holiday dinners include a giant antipasto, and my mom's anchovy stuffed peppers are always the star dish. There isn't a holiday that we don't make them in her honor. Serve warm or cold with a nice loaf of Italian bread and a glass of wine. —Donna Scarano, East Hanover, New Jersey

    Spinach Puffs

    These bite-sized spinach puffs are full of cheese and creamy goodness. —Marissa Allen, First and Full


    50 Christmas in July Appetizers

    'Tis the summer season—make it merry with these Christmas in July appetizers. We have fun, festive ideas to get your...


    Bola-Bola

    Bola-bola (Filipino-style meatballs) can be served as an appetizer or stirred into soup. Some versions of this recipe roll the...


    Pepper Jelly Hogs in a Blanket

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    We are addicted to these grown-up hogs in a blanket! There's so much flavor for such bite-sized appetizers. —Becky Hardin,...

    How to Make a Christmas Cheese Board

    ‘Tis the season for snacking.


    Eggplant Parmesan Sliders

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    These party-ready eggplant parmesan sliders are easy for guests to grab (and are vegetarian-friendly!). The lemon-ricotta spread really adds a...

    Multi-Cooker Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese Dip

    These fall-off-the-bone-tender Ninja Foodi wings have just the right amount of heat. The cool blue cheese dressing creates the perfect...


    Multi-Cooker Moroccan Phyllo Triangles

    When I brought these crisp, golden-brown triangles to a friend's housewarming party, they were gone in minutes. The spices in...


    Air-Fryer Mini Chimichangas

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


    Air-Fryer Mushroom Roll-Ups

    This party appetizer was inspired by a dish I saw on an episode of Top Chef. I simplified it a...

    Air Fryer Tortellini with Prosciutto

    This is my take on fried tortellini. Air-fryer Italian street food recipes, like this one, are crunchy, gooey good. For...


    Cranberry and Bacon Swiss Cheese Dip

    3 reviews

    This warm, rich and creamy Swiss cheese dip is guaranteed to please family and friends alike. Served with thin, crunchy...


    38 Snacks for Your Office Christmas Party

    You'll have no time for awkward small talk with coworkers when everyone is devouring these easy and festive office party...


    Crudite Dip

    2 reviews

    To bring out the crudite dip’s tangy flavor, chill it before serving. This will allow the flavors time to blend....


    60 One-Bite Appetizers for the Holidays

    Level up your holiday snacks with these recipes that'll have everyone reaching for one—or five—more.

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    Mini Chicken Chimis with Jalapeno Cream Cheese

    These zippy chicken chimi bites bring a little heat to any fiesta. Serve them on their own as appetizers, or...


    Feta Cheese-Stuffed Tomatoes

    These tempting cheese-stuffed tomatoes are bursting with fresh flavor. Use the small end of a melon scoop to easily remove...


    Dilly Mini Cheese Balls

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    ??These mini cheese balls are perfect for any gathering, no matter what time of year it is! Kids love the...


    Baked Island Chicken Wings

    1 review

    These baked chicken wings are a tasty twist on regular wings. The orange flavor is a game-changer and will have...


    12 Holiday Party Food Contest Winners

    We asked home cooks to send in their special holiday dinner party recipes and boy, did they deliver! These are...


    Cashew Cheese

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    Spread this vegan cashew cheese on crackers, layer it on a toasted bagel or serve it with fresh vegetables. It...


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    Cajun Crab Poppers

    My brother moved to New Orleans and I love visiting him and his family whenever I can. These easy jalapeno...


    Cream Cheese-Stuffed Mushrooms

    You’ll love the freshness from the parsley and thyme in these little cream cheese-stuffed mushrooms. Our family loves them! —Rachel...

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    56 Easy Christmas Finger Food Appetizers

    Say, "Merry Christmas!" with these festive, fuss-free Christmas finger foods. Here are some of our best finger food ideas...


    55 Bite-Sized Appetizers for Your Holiday Shindig

    Look here for enticing hot bites, Christmas finger foods and other savory party noshes you can pop in your...


    Florentine Ciabatta

    2 reviews

    I came up with this appetizer because of my love for white pizza. I've served my ciabatta pizza at many...


    Poppy Seed Snack Crisps & Vegetable Spread

    ??I developed these crunchy crisps as a fun and healthy snack for a wedding shower. They’re delicious with the homemade...


    Crispy Cheese Sticks

    For cheesy appetizers, I use sharp cheddar in the dough, bake them as twists and finish with a sprinkle of...


    Rustic Eggplant Dip

    One summer I came up with this recipe after I harvested loads of eggplants, tomatoes and herbs from my garden....