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Spanakopita Spring Rolls

1 review

I was inspired to turn original spanakopita into a hand-held hors d'oeuvre. I use egg roll wrappers in place of phyllo dough, and now these are the biggest hit among my friends. —Jade Randall, Las Vegas, Nevada

Fried Mushrooms Marinara

5 reviews

Deep-fried breaded mushrooms served on a bed of spaghetti sauce are a sure winner for any party. Get ready to...


Beer-Battered Potato Wedges

3 reviews

Serve these wonderful wedges just about anytime. These potatoes are really good with hamburgers. They're just like the ones served...


Idaho Spudnuts

6 reviews

Raising eight children on a potato farm in Idaho, Mother was very creative at using an abundant crop. We especially...


Carrot Cake Doughnuts

2 reviews

For an easy doughnut recipe which everyone will love, I make these doughnuts. I love carrot cake so I wanted...

Buttermilk Potato Doughnut Holes

Having worked in a school cafeteria for more than 10 years, I've seen my share of recipes. Everyone loves the...


Chocolate Malt Cake Doughnuts with White Chocolate Drizzle

My old-fashioned doughnuts feature chocolate and malt powder. The two-toned drizzle adds a finishing touch worthy of the holidays.

Fried Dill Pickle Coins

11 reviews

If you've never tried or are not sure how to make fried pickles, step up to the plate and try...


Carrot Fritters

2 reviews

Crispy and mild-flavored, this fun finger food always gets snatched up quickly. If there are any leftovers, they reheat well...


Fat Rascals (Potato Cheese Puffs)

4 reviews

This is an all-time favorite Saturday night snack at our house.
I'd always made potato patties with any leftover...


Parmesan Potato Chips

I created this recipe to make the most of my love for fresh Parmesan cheese. When I serve my “special...

Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Doughnuts

4 reviews

My relatives have been making these tasty doughnuts for years. The potatoes keep them moist, and the glaze provides just...


Delicious Potato Doughnuts

3 reviews

I first tried these tasty treats at my sister's house and thought they were the best I'd ever had. They're...


Confetti Carrot Fritters

Crispy, sweet and savory, these delicate fritters are a fun twist on the traditional fruit-filled variety. They're yummy served with...


Fried Onion Rings with Lime Dipping Sauce

1 review

Field editor Christine Wilson of Sellersville, Pennsylvania shared this appealing appetizer. Sweet Vidalia onion rings are deep-fried to a crispy...


Drop Doughnuts

15 reviews

For 30 years, I've been using leftover mashed potatoes to make these light and fluffy doughnuts. The recipe was originally...

Swedish Doughnuts

14 reviews

One day, my father got a hankering for doughnuts and asked me to make him some. I ended up trying...


Jalapeno Hush Puppies

2 reviews

Whenever we have a neighborhood fish fry, these hush puppies are part of the menu. They're crisp and golden with...


Pumpkin Doughnut Drops

2 reviews

I always have a few special treats handy when the grandchildren visit. These cake doughnuts are one of their favorite...


Frosted Pumpkin Doughnuts

2 reviews

Our three children grew pumpkins to sell. During harvest, it was time to make these scrumptious doughnuts. The orange frosting...


Chili-Cheese Egg Rolls

4 reviews

More than an inventive way to use leftover or store-bought chili, this is the No. 1 request in the Bender...


Edamame Peanut Falafel with Peanut Yogurt Sauce

Originally given to me by a friend associated with the Southern Peanut Growers, this meatless entree makes a tasty change...


Southwestern Onion Rings

10 reviews

These light crispy onion rings are sliced thin and spiced just right with garlic powder, cayenne pepper, chili powder and...


Spicy Pumpkin Fritters

3 reviews

My husband is a lifelong veggie hater, but he tried these deep-fried pumpkin bites and fell in love. Serve them...

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Pretty Pumpkin Wontons

5 reviews

This is a sensational, easy recipe that is perfect for an appetizer, snack or dessert. Everyone loves how the flavors...


Marina’s Golden Corn Fritters

4 reviews

Just one bite of these fritters takes me back to when my kids were young. Nowadays for our get-togethers, I...


Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Doughnuts

2 reviews

Guests will have a touch of nostalgia when they bite into one of these old-fashioned doughnuts. Accents of nutmeg and...


Pumpkin-Cranberry Cake Doughnuts

2 reviews

Pumpkin and cranberry really say holiday in these moist, spiced-filled doughnuts. They are so good—try not to eat them all...


Garden Potato Pancakes

12 reviews

My family eats these all the time, and the pancakes don't even taste like they're full of fresh veggies. We...


Corn Fritters with Caramelized Onion Jam

2 reviews

A friend's husband, who is a chef, came up with these light and fluffy fritters accompanied perfectly by a sweet-tart...