Appetizers

This round-up of favorite appetizer recipes makes it easy to find the perfect hot, cold, or easy party pleaser. Get inspired!

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    Bacon, Blue Cheese & Fig Bruschetta

    This is my decadent, robust version of bruschetta. I like to serve it at parties, especially New Year’s or other winter holidays. If you don’t like blue cheese, you can substitute feta or goat cheese. —Kristyne Mcdougle Walter, Lorain, Ohio

    Bacon Cheddar Potato Skins

    33 reviews

    Wondering how to make potato skins taste great? I top my restaurant-worthy loaded potato skins with cheese, bacon and a...


    Our All-Time Best Cheese Dip Recipes

    Hands down the biggest hit at the party, our top-rated cheese dip recipes will please any crowd.


    Slow-Cooker Cheese Dip

    10 reviews

    I brought this slightly spicy cheese dip to a gathering with friends and it was a huge hit. The spicy...


    Dreamy Fruit Dip

    11 reviews

    Everyone will love this thick cream cheese fruit dip. Serve it alongside apple wedges, pineapple chunks, strawberries and grapes. —Anna...

    Best Dip Recipes for a Crowd

    From spicy taco dip to creamy spinach dip, these potluck dip recipes are ready to party. Each recipe serves 12...



    How to Make the ‘Plains Special’ Cheese Ring, One of Rosalynn Carter’s Most Iconi...

    Rosalynn Carter's cheese ring is easy, vintage and the perfect recipe for entertaining like a first lady.


    Copycat Applebee’s Spinach Artichoke Dip

    You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to understand why Applebee’s spinach artichoke dip is a bestselling menu item.


    Best Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

    Bacon and shrimp make a great team in this super-easy party appetizer. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

    Grandmothers Hot Deviled Dungeness Crab Dip

    Every December when Dungeness Crab season opened off the coast of Oregon, my grandmother always made this hot dip. I...



    How to Make a Traditional Bakewell Tart

    A Bakewell tart is an almond-and-jam-based pastry that's simple in looks but rich in flavor. Beginner bakers and professionals alike...


    How to Make Smoked Salmon Dip

    Need a new dip to enjoy? Make this delicious smoked salmon dip that's perfect for any occasion.


    How to Make Blinis and How to Top Them

    Get ready to elevate your appetizer game! Bite-sized blinis are the perfect way to serve up your favorite flavors.

    Breakfast Pig in a Blanket

    Hard-boiled eggs and sausages wrapped up in crescent dough is the breakfast version of the classic pig in a blanket....


    Ina Garten Shared Her Recipe for Tomato Crostini, and We’re in Love with This App...

    The Barefoot Contessa has outdone herself with this recipe. There's nothing better than fresh tomatoes!


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    Nana’s Dolmades with Avgolemono Sauce

    2 reviews

    This recipe is special to me because while I was growing up, our family always had dolmades for holidays and...


    Raspberry Chipotle Chicken Pinwheels

    I love the flavor profile of raspberry and chipotle together, so I came up with these delicious puff pastry appetizers...


    How to Make Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp That Will Impress Guests

    If you're going to memorize a recipe, let it be this four-step bacon-wrapped shrimp.


    Carrot Cake Cheese Ball

    More sweet than it is salty, our carrot cake cheeseball is a fun, new way to eat dessert first! —Taste...


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    We Can’t Get Enough of These Upside Down Puff Pastries Going Viral Right Now

    These upside-down puff pastry tarts are as delectable as they are easy to make.


    How to Make Copycat Applebee’s Spinach Artichoke Dip

    With a few simple ingredients, you can make the best-ever homemade Applebee's spinach artichoke dip.


    How to Make Homemade Fried Mozzarella Sticks

    Golden, gooey and perfectly seasoned, you'll fall in love with this fail-proof recipe for homemade mozzarella sticks.

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    Copycat Blooming Onion Sauce

    This zippy blooming onion sauce absolutely completes homemade onion rings. I will usually use a beer batter for the onion...


    Chicken Flautas

    3 reviews

    Flautas are similar to taquitos, but flautas are usually made with flour tortillas that are slightly larger than the corn...


    How to Make Baked Brie with Jam

    We cannot brie-lieve you haven't tried this jam and almond brie yet!


    Copycat Blooming Onion

    No one can resist the crunchy goodness of a blooming onion. Plus, the dipping sauce makes this copycat recipe an...


    Copycat Cheesecake Factory Cheeseburger Egg Rolls

    Filled with juicy ground beef, a smattering of crumbled bacon, diced pickles and plenty of melty cheddar cheese, these crunchy...


    Grilled Shrimp & Watermelon Sliders

    These fun little sliders combine my favorite Mexican flavors and seafood into a handheld treat. They make such a fresh...