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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    Loaded Cowboy Queso

    Loaded Cowboy Queso is the ultimate football dip! This easy appetizer loaded with cheese, beer, black beans, tomatoes and sausage is our family's favorite tailgating recipe. I often serve it with homemade tortilla chips sprinkled with taco seasoning. —Becky Hardin, St. Peters, Missouri

    Bacon Cheddar Potato Skins

    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

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


    Dreamy Fruit Dip

    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...


    These Copycat Texas Roadhouse Rattlesnake Bites Are Pure Cheesy Heaven

    Make Texas Roadhouse Rattlesnake Bites at home with this easy recipe that uses just a few simple ingredients.

    Smoky Black-Eyed Pea Cakes

    As a southern girl, black-eyed peas remind me most of home. I love making this smoky pea cake, especially when...



    Air-Fryer Mozzarella Sticks

    Deep-fried mozzarella sticks are one of our favorite appetizers. I figured out how to make them at home without having...


    20 Low-Calorie Snacks That Are Low-Carb, Too

    These delicious snacks will help you reach your diet goals because they’re low-calorie and low-carb, too.

    Kentucky Hot Brown Sliders

    These Kentucky hot brown sliders are perfect for derby parties, though I serve them at parties throughout the year. A...


    Spiced Indian Rusks

    Indian cake rusks, or delicious soft cakes, use traditional warm spices and can have add in's like fruit or nuts...


    Spinach and Feta Bourekas

    Light and soft, with a bit of crunch, these bourekas are one of my favorite appetizers for holidays. They can...


    Rhubarb Bruschetta

    Fresh rhubarb jam is spooned over cheese-topped bruschetta for a delightful spring appetizer. Spread the goat cheese on toasted bread...


    Air-Fryer Buffalo Chicken Wings

    Cayenne, red sauce and spices keep these tangy air-fryer Buffalo chicken wings good and hot, just like the originals. And...

    10 Creative Pigs in a Blanket Ideas

    This is our philosophy: Wrap any type of pork in a bready blankie, and you've got a fun, new spin...


    Air-Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots

    These bacon-wrapped goodies are always a hit with my friends and family. They’ll go fast, so you may want to...


    Air-Fryer Crab au Gratin Spread

    I love to serve this warm, comforting appetizer any time we have a get-together with family or friends. It's easy...


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    14 Quick, Healthy Air-Fryer Snacks to Kick Off the Super Bowl

    You don't have to skip the crisp and crunch you crave while watching your favorite team. Let these air-fryer Super...


    Air-Fryer Sweet Potato Chips

    This air-fryer sweet potato chips recipe is so quick and easy. Be sure to give the sweet potato slices a...


    Air-Fryer Sausage Bacon Bites

    Try surprising your family one Sunday morning by pulling these out of the air fryer as they head to breakfast...


    Air-Fryer Ham and Brie Pastries

    Fancy appetizers don’t have to be difficult. In fact, this recipe proves it’s easy to make something impressive. You can...


    How to Make a Build-Your-Own Taco Board Everyone Will Love

    Make taco night even better with this build-your-own taco board piled high with salsa, cheese, carnitas, crunchy shells and so...


    Smoked Bluefish Spread

    While I was growing up, we spent summers on Block Island, Rhode Island, where we would surf-cast off the shores...

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    What Is a Relish Tray and What Should You Put on It?

    A relish tray is a nostalgic appetizer platter that's just the thing for kicking off rich meals.


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    100 Awesome Ideas for Appetizer Recipes

    Find the perfect nibble, bite and nosh among these killer appetizer recipes.


    Homemade Pork Dumplings

    I grew up eating this pork dumpling recipe. My mom used to make them, and my brother and I would...


    Baba Ganoush

    Baba ganoush (also spelled baba ghanoush or baba ghanouj) is a Lebanese dip made with roasted eggplant. It's typically served...