Overwhelmed with Thanksgiving dinner preparations? Get a head start by making delicious and easy appetizer recipes now. By doing a little cooking ahead of time, you can avoid the hassle on Thanksgiving Day. Our make-ahead appetizers include recipes that can be prepared the day before or up to six months ahead of the holiday.
New to making hummus? Not to worry. We've got you covered -- and in just two easy steps!
Catch up with friends and fam over a handful of delicious (and addictive) party mix. You'll never guess it was made in the slow cooker!
To save time, assemble these cheesy Thanksgiving appetizers the day before your meal. Topped with thyme, toasted pine nuts, and fresh chives, our stuffed-mushroom recipe is bursting with fall flavors.
Thanksgiving isn't just about turkeys and giving thanks. Football also plays a part, and this cheesy beer bread has game day written all over it. Let it chill in the fridge for up to three days ... before things really get heated.
These savory-sweet rolls have some of our favorite flavors of the season -- tart dried cranberries, crystallized ginger, and fresh snipped sage. Make these darling, delicious appetizers up to a day ahead of your dinner.
Combine the ingredients for this easy dip recipe a day in advance, and toss them into the slow cooker seven hours before showtime. The rich make-ahead appetizer recipe will cook itself while you work on the other dishes.
Get your fix of fruit this holiday season. The distinctly sweet flavor of dried apricots complements the light Gorgonzola cheese and crunchy walnut topper in this delectable make-ahead appetizer recipe. Garnish with snipped rosemary to serve.
At only 80 calories per serving, this savory Asian-inspired appetizer recipe makes the perfect Thanksgiving starter. Brown sugar adds a sweet flavor that complements the hearty chicken and peanuts in the make-ahead dish. Don't have endive leaves? Use lettuce leaves instead.
Freeze these light-and-puffy appetizers for up to one month -- the cheese, basil, flour, and egg mixture will warm up nicely just 15 minutes before your event.
This creamy make-ahead cheese spread gets rolled in parsley for a fresh and easy appetizer idea that you can make up to 24 hours ahead of time, or freeze and keep on hand for company. For the Italian version, stir in salami and roasted red pepper, and substitute goat cheese for Fontina.
Make meatball appetizers ahead of time to simplify your dinner preparation. Here's how to make meatballs that are simple and delicious.
A light and refreshing start to dinner, these tomato-topped tarts feature light flavors such as garlic, ground black pepper, olive oil, and roma tomatoes. Dress the make-ahead appetizer with a combination of cream cheese, ranch salad dressing, Parmesan cheese, and parsley.
Transform frozen wheat bread dough into a special Thanksgiving appetizer in no time. With chopped nuts or seeds, an egg, water, and mustard, you can easily enhance the wholesome harvest flavors in this appetizer recipe.
For a delicious and easy appetizer recipe, try topping a baguette with roasted garlic. Here, we show you how simple it is to roast garlic at home.
A sweet appetizer? Why not. Our low-calorie caramel popcorn recipe is a cinch to make in bulk, and the portable appetizer can be stored in an airtight container for up to one week.