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Gruyere and Crab Palmiers

I keep these little bursts of flavor in my freezer so they can be pulled out and popped into the oven whenever needed. Crab, pancetta and Gruyere make a sophisticated, elegant appetizer, and you can make your own variations on the filling. Try chicken and pesto, or a Mediterranean version with spinach and feta. —Grace Voltolina, Westport, Connecticut

Spanakopita Bites

3 reviews

For an easy spanakopita, try this version that is made in a pan, then cut into squares. It has all...


Chili Cheese Snacks

2 reviews

I've been collecting appetizer recipes for more than 20 years and have a host of tasty treats. These crescent roll...


Crab Crescent Triangles

1 review

When friends who love crab were planning a party, I created this recipe just for them. These comforting baked bundles...


Spinach Cheese Triangles

1 review

Filled with three kinds of cheese and lots of spinach, these light little bites pack a delectable punch. They may...

Cheese Boereg

1 review

The rich-tasting filling of this appetizer is made with mozzarella and ricotta cheese, then baked between buttery layered dough.—Jean L....


Puff Pastry Holly Leaves

These elegant appetizers get rave reviews at my office holiday party. The pastry leaves look as if they require hours...

Pear, Ham & Cheese Pastry Pockets

1 review

I came up with this simple recipe one night for a quick dinner. It's perfect with a cup of soup...


Sun-Dried Tomato Goat Cheese Empanadas

I created this appetizer because I entertain a lot and wanted something simple but special. People like these empanadas so...