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Crunchy and sweet can't be beat! This mix combines such classic favorites as crispy rice cereal, mixed nuts, and chocolate-covered raisins.
This guac suits winter. The slightly tart cheese and toasted nuts do the trick of bringing it up to season. Serve it with your favorite veggies or chips.
A galette is simply a rustic tart of crusty pastry, with fillings savory or sweet. This version gets it appetizing appeal from leeks, fennel, olives, and Gruyere cheese. Serve it sliced and warm from the oven.
Stuff dates with a whole almond, wrap in apple-smoked bacon, bake for 15 minutes, and wait for the generous thanks.
Starting the year on a healthy note? This quick-to-make dip has loads of fiber and protein, and is on the short end of calories and fat. It's delicious on crisp rice crackers.
Size and shape the turkey patties to fit the buns. They'll be manageable to hold, and each bite will get a taste of the sweet pepper topping.
These dainty little bites pack big flavor. Use a food processor to mix the cheese pastry, then shape a bit of dough around each pimiento-stuffed olive. Bake immediately or wrap and freeze for up to one month to bake later.
Bring the yum factor to the party with plenty of cheese to go around. Shape two or more balls to roll in either bacon bits or pistachios.
Get carried away -- to the tropics -- with the sweet-tart flavors of mango-onion sauce spooned over succulent bite-size ribs.
When meatballs are on the menu, satisfy more than one craving with two versions. Both call on ground turkey, then get distinct tastes from either Italian turkey sausage or smoked chorizo sausage -- plus flavorful herbs, spices, and thick, rich tomato sauce.
Here's a dip with real substance. For scooping, serve chips that hold a bit of weight. You'll want to snag bits of full-flavor roasted pepper and crisp jicama in every bite.
Light little appetizer bites to accompany a sipper are always welcome. Cheese is the reliable constant offered here in these delicious muffins.
Petite to hold but large on taste, this deli favorite has all the authentic ingredients in a party-size sandwich.
Get out of the cold and into the kitchen to make this crowd-pleasing, spiced-up healthy snack. Enlist some help popping the corn for anyone who wants an even quicker warm-up.
A little jacket of bacon and a coating of sugar keep these links smokin. Wrap the links before going outdoors. Back inside, pop them into the oven and savor them while they're still hot.
Appeal to every age with these tidy, easy-to-eat filled pastries. Assemble the pockets up to four hours ahead of serving time. While the oven heats, brush the pastry tops to make them glisten, sprinkle with a bit of cheese, then bake to eat warm from the oven.
No need to remind everyone about eating their vegetables when you serve this spread -- especially with vegetable dippers offered alongside. Roasting heightens the flavors, and balsamic vinegar and fresh herbs brighten it even more.
Split an entire loaf of bread, load on the fillings, then cut into grill-size portions. After grilling, or toasting, cut into appetizer-size servings -- how easy!