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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Chicken Bacon Triangles

We host an annual Christmas party, and I whip up a new menu item every year. These golden chicken and bacon appetizers were an absolute hit. —Annette Fecht, Sorrento, British Columbia

Air-Fryer Crispy Sriracha Spring Rolls

1 review

These air-fryer spring rolls are a great appetizer to have waiting in the freezer! While in the Bahamas, friends suggested...


Pressure-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip

1 review

If you like quick and easy recipes that are spicy, you'll love this Instant-Pot Buffalo chicken dip. It's super cheesy,...


Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups

Lettuce wraps make light, lively appetizers. These are easy to make because the slow cooker does most of the work....


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...

Pressure-Cooker Asian Wraps

2 reviews

This recipe is similar to other Asian wraps but packed with even more deliciously healthy flavor. Instead of ordering Chinese,...


Jalapeno Chicken Wraps

7 reviews

These easy appetizers are always a hit at parties! Zesty strips of chicken and bits of onion sit in jalapeno...

Summer Tea Sandwiches

2 reviews

These dainty finger sandwiches are perfect for casual picnics or luncheons. Tarragon-seasoned chicken complements cucumber and cantaloupe slices. —Taste of...


Spicy Sweet Chicken Bacon Bites

I've been serving these for many years. Guests love dipping the bacon-wrapped chicken tidbits into blue cheese salad dressing or...


Honey Mustard Bacon-Wrapped Chicken

These sweet-salty dippers go over big with kids and adults alike. Guests at my daughter’s 13th birthday party couldn’t get...


Grilled Tandoori Chicken Kabobs

When I prepare this recipe for Tandoori Chicken it brings back memories of my childhood and my rich Indian heritage....

Sweet-Sour Chicken Dippers

3 reviews

Meet the Cook: Since you can chop up all the ingredients the night before, this can be ready in about...


Barbecue Chicken Bits

12 reviews

Folks who enjoy the taste of barbecue will gobble up these tender chunks of chicken coated in crushed barbecue potato...


Crispy Chicken Nuggets

3 reviews

"With a crisp golden coating, these moist and tender bite-size pieces of chicken are greeted with enthusiasm whenever I serve...


Potato Chip Chicken Strips

12 reviews

This novel recipe is a fast and tasty change from fried chicken.—Sister Judith LaBrozzi, Canton, Ohio


Cold Chicken-Cheese Kabobs

1 review

These appealing kabobs will add pizazz to any party—and you don't even have to get out the grill! —Sherine Gilmour,...

Chicken Bacon Bites

2 reviews

Ginger and orange marmalade give these rumaki-style snacks wonderful flavor. I marinate the wrapped chicken earlier in the day and...


Coconut Chicken Bites

2 reviews

These tender nuggets are great for nibbling, thanks to the coconut, cumin, celery salt and garlic powder that season them....


Chili Chicken Strips

2 reviews

Instead of ordinary bread crumbs, seasoned crushed corn chips coat these slightly crunchy chicken fingers. If your family likes food...


Skewered Chicken with Peanut Sauce

Sate-style chicken is always a popular choice. The golden brown chicken is accompanied with a delicious homemade peanut sauce. You'll...


Sesame Chicken with Creamy Satay Sauce

These exotic skewers are surprisingly simple to make but taste like they came from an Asian restaurant. Before grilling, marinate...


Tuscan Kabobs

1 review

With chicken, bacon, tomatoes and bread cubes, this is a hearty appetizer that all guests will clamor for. The sauce...


Honey-Tangerine Chicken Skewers

1 review

I developed this recipe one day when I was trying to think of something new to do with chicken. The...


Crispy Chicken Fingers

2 reviews

—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

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Crispy Chicken Nibblers

1 review

"I like foods that are simple and scrumptious and have a little Italian flair," writes Lora Pioll-Rohrich of Everett, Washington....


Spicy Chicken Appetizer Pizza

This flavorful pizza from Michelle Martin of Waterville, Ohio uses marinated chicken and a surprise ingredient, almonds, to pack a...


Chicken Mushroom Melts

2 reviews

These crisp, cheesy melts look special and taste great! "On busy weeknights, I like to serve these with a salad...


Pesto Chicken

1 review

These pesto-filled chicken roll-ups from our Test Kitchen can be served warm as an entree of cooled and sliced for...


Italian Ranch Chicken Strips

1 review

Zesty chicken strips pass the trim-and-tasty test LaDonna Reed gives most of her recipes. "I prefer food that is low...


Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Our home economists came up with this Asian-style dish featuring a simple-to-prepare peanut sauce. It's a hearty addition to an...