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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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 to haul out the deep fryer. Make sure to double-bread each one so these air-fryer mozzarella sticks get nice and crunchy, and to keep the cheese from oozing out as they get warm. —Mary Merchant, Barre, Vermont

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...


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...


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

Growing up summers on Block Island, Rhode Island, we would surf-cast off the shores for bluefish. Bluefish has a strong...



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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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...


Chorizo Tacos

If you're looking for a quick bite or snack, these chorizo tacos are the perfect thing. They cook really quickly,...


The Best Meats for Your Next Charcuterie Board

Whether you’re a cheese board fanatic or an aspiring charcuterie connoisseur, this guide will prepare you to serve the best...


Chipped Beef Cheese Ball

This delicious appetizer is near and dear to our family. It is a symbol of our family's Christmas and New...


Buffalo Chicken Crescent Rolls

My husband loves Buffalo wings, but they are so messy! These Buffalo chicken rolls are mess-free and always go fast...