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Hot Appetizer Recipes

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These beefy meatballs are a perennial favorite at our holiday parties. You won't believe how easy they are to make. —Pat Waymire, Yellow Springs, Ohio
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Crawfish Beignets with Cajun Dipping Sauce

Crawfish Beignets with Cajun Dipping Sauce

Crawfish Beignets with Cajun Dipping Sauce

Get a taste of the deep South with these slightly spicy beignets. You won't be able to eat just one! —Donna Lanclos, Lafayette, Louisiana

Rustic Tomato Cheese Tart

Rustic Tomato Cheese Tart

Rustic Tomato Cheese Tart

My fresh tomato tart is perfect when you want a taste of summer any time of year. The crust stays nice and crisp and the toppings are bursting with garden-fresh flavor! —Moji Dabney, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Basil Garlic Bread

Basil Garlic Bread

Basil Garlic Bread

This is a must have accompaniment in my home. It goes well with Italian dishes to a simple salad dishes.—Stephanie Moon, Boise, Idaho.
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Hot Kielbasa Dip

Hot Kielbasa Dip

Hot Kielbasa Dip

My husband and I are retired, and I like to look for simple, speedy ways to cook. This thick cheesy dip, with the unusual addition of sausage, goes together in a jiffy. Accompanied by crackers or fresh veggies, it's a hearty appetizer for a football party or family gathering. -Mary Bondegard, Brooksville, Florida

Cheese-Stuffed Mushrooms

Cheese-Stuffed Mushrooms

Cheese-Stuffed Mushrooms

“There are never leftovers when I serve these! This recipe is from a friend, but I modified it for a slimmer version that tastes as good as the original.” Cathy Barger - Clarksville, Michigan

Muenster Bread

Muenster Bread

Muenster Bread

My sister and I won blue ribbons in 4-H with this bread many years ago. The recipe makes a beautiful, round golden loaf. With a layer of cheese peeking out of every slice, it's definitely worth the effort. —Melanie Mero, Ida, Michigan

Calzone Pinwheels

Calzone Pinwheels

Calzone Pinwheels

Once you try these mini-sized calzones, you may never go back to the large ones. Not only do these pretty bites take advantage of convenient refrigerator crescent rolls, but they can be made ahead and popped in the oven right before company arrives. No one can eat just one and people love the cheesy, fresh taste! —Lisa Smith, Bryan, Ohio

Warm Strawberry Fondue

Warm Strawberry Fondue

Warm Strawberry Fondue

For a delightful dessert, Sharon Mensing needs only a handful of ingredients to fix this unusual fruit fondue. "Use grapes, bananas, strawberries and angel food cake cubes as dippers," she suggests from Greenfield, Iowa.

Cheese Meatballs

Cheese Meatballs

Cheese Meatballs

I often rely on these rich, cheesy meatballs for party appetizers. Or I serve them alongside a tossed salad for a quick meal in minutes. —Rachel Frost, Tallula, Illinois

Stroganoff Meatballs

Stroganoff Meatballs

Stroganoff Meatballs

These no-fuss meatballs make a marvelous main meal...or serve them as an appealing appetizer. For even quicker preparation, make the meatballs ahead of time and freeze. Then thaw, combine with the creamy sauce and warm in a chafing dish.

Four-Cheese Broiled Tomato Slices

Four-Cheese Broiled Tomato Slices

Four-Cheese Broiled Tomato Slices

My husband loves this recipe. It's a wonderful use for my garden tomatoes! —Jen Low, Buffalo, New York

Hot Bacon Cheese Spread

Hot Bacon Cheese Spread

Hot Bacon Cheese Spread

This creamy spread, made with Monterey Jack and Parmesan cheeses, is sure to warm up your next holiday party. Guests never wander too far from the table when I put out this fragrant dip. —Bonnie Hawkins, Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Grilled Potato Skins

Grilled Potato Skins

Grilled Potato Skins

It's easy to love these delicious appetizers. They're nice to serve outside when you invite friends over for a grilled meal. They remind me of the potato skins I have had in restaurants—only better! —Mitzi Sentiff, Annapolis, Maryland

Cheddar Bean Quesadillas

Cheddar Bean Quesadillas

Cheddar Bean Quesadillas

“These quesadillas are so tasty,” Grace Sandvigen raves from Rochester, New York. With beans, cheese and an assortment of toppings, they’re such a cinch to fix teenagers could whip them up themselves.
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