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This simple-and-sweet party appetizer takes only 15 minutes of prep and five ingredients. Serve with cantaloupe melon balls and green grapes to add color to your buffet table.
Top toasted bread with goat cheese, prosciutto, and a spoonful of olive-cherry tapenade, which is flavored with fresh lime and basil.
Provolone cheese, a creamy pesto spread, and fresh basil tops toasted baguette slices.
Mushroom caps make a natural home for ripe olives, feta cheese, and chopped tomato. Savory herbs add bite.
Make these flavorful cheese cubes up to three days ahead. Serve one-third as a nibble for a few friends, toss a third with a salad, and serve the remainder with fresh fruit for a healthful dessert.
Elegant and festive, these bite-size tarts are filled with dried tomatoes, basil, and cheese -- and are ready in less than 30 minutes.
We show you how to make this classic crowd-pleaser work for a larger holiday crowd.
Drizzle this sweet-tart mixture over cheese and fruit -- or serve it as a dip for crusty French bread.
A creamy blend of blue cheese, bacon, green onion, and garlic fills these sweet date halves. The bite-size goodies are sure to be a hit with your holiday guests.
Toasted baguette slices make the perfect dippers for our rich and cheesy asiago dip.
For a tasty appetizer, serve this sweet-spicy mix with breads and cheeses. The preserves are also a brilliant topper for meats, poultry, and crepes.
Lightly stuffed with spinach, the simple filling of these savory nibbles also features chopped green onion, Parmesan cheese, and cream cheese.
This fiber-filled appetizer can help if you're planning a light dinner. Tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, and green onions add fresh tang.
A mixture of spicy chorizo sausage, chipotle peppers, and lots of melted cheese makes the perfect dip for toasted bread cubes, fresh vegetables, and tortilla chips.
Impress holiday guests with this rich dish featuring fresh mushrooms, fontina cheese, and Italian pancetta. To save time, make it with store-bought pastry.
The lively seasonal pairing of red and green plays out deliciously in this sophisticated appetizer. Saute ahead of time and serve with our zesty Basil Dipping Sauce.
This slow-cooker recipe combines rich, wine-soaked mushrooms with cream cheese and mozzarella for gourmet flavor without the fuss. Fresh mushrooms add meaty texture.
These easy appetizers pack a delightful kick and take just 30 minutes to make.
Toss an assortment of olives in olive oil, orange peel, snipped rosemary, garlic, and parsley for a delightful (and simple) cocktail-party appetizer.
A mixture of cranberry jelly and bottled barbecue sauce makes these classic cocktail meatballs better than the rest.
Layer plum tomatoes, shrimp, oregano, and mozzarella cheese on refrigerated pizza dough for a quick and easy appetizer your guests love.
This traditional Italian topper, featuring tomatoes, capers, olives, and onion, is delicious on crusty Italian bread. Cayenne pepper adds a touch of heat.
Serve small slices of this savory cheesecake for a starter your guests won't soon forget. Make it the night before for minimal fuss the day of your holiday party.
This chutney gets better as the flavors blend. Chill it for up to four days and let it come to room temperature before serving.
This creamy appetizer is packed with dried fruits and Monterey Jack cheese. Serve it with crackers or fresh apple slices.
These shrimp bites are filled with avocado, spinach, lemon peel, chili powder, and a zippy bite of horseradish.
With this recipe, we show you fresh toppings to dress up this favorite Italian appetizer, including tomato and olives, shrimp, and basil pesto and white beans.