Appetizer Recipes

Whether you're looking for appetizers for a special party, holiday open house, or casual get-together, our recipes offer something for every season and occasion. We have easy-to-make finger foods, dips, and elegant bites including wings, sausages, meatballs, snack mixes, stuffed peppers, soft pretzels, sliders, and caramel popcorn. For summertime entertaining, try our spicy shrimp skewers, sweet potato quesadillas, grilled baby veggies, and pizza poppers. If your favorite ingredient is cheese, then look no further. We have both hot and cheesy appetizers and sensational cheese ball recipes. We can also satisfy your sweet tooth with yummy bite-size treats like mini cheesecakes, chocolate whoopie pies, shortbread bars, and turnovers. If you aren't sure what you'd like to include on your menu, we'll point you in the right direction with our ultimate party-food finder. And don't forget our easy how-to instructions. We'll show you how to assemble a cheese tray, prepare deviled eggs, cook artichokes, and make a delicious crab dip just like a party pro.

Our Best No-Cook Appetizers for Easy Party Prep

This collection of easy no-cook appetizers will help you get the party started in no time! Our creative recipes include dips, cheese balls, pinwheels, kabobs, deviled eggs, no-cook toothpick appetizers, and more with unique flavor twists that will entice guests.
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How to Make Picture-Perfect Fall Cheese Balls

As far as we're concerned, any party with cheese balls on the appetizer table is already off to a great start. But to really give this classic recipe a boost, we formed these cheese balls to look just like autumn apples. They may not be fresh from the orchard, but these "apples" are ready for an unforgettable fall celebration!
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Stuffed Mushrooms: The Best Bite-Size Party Appetizer

No party is complete without finger food, and when it comes to appetizers, stuffed mushrooms reign supreme. We have the creamiest, cheesiest, juiciest stuffed mushroom recipes around, plus a few twists on this classic appetizer recipe (think guacamole and Greek-style) to help make your party the best on the block.
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14 Muffin Tin Appetizers to Try Now

Your party prep just got easier. These muffin tin recipes make perfectly sized party appetizers. You'll find delicious appetizer recipes -- like grown-up mac and cheese cups, mini turkey meat loaves, and individual quiches.
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Cast-Iron Skillet Dips: THE Must-Have Party Appetizer

If you don't already own a cast-iron skillet, you will be inspired to run out and get one right after viewing these recipes. Don't worry, we'll keep these enticing cast-iron skillet recipes waiting for your return. If you have a cast-iron skillet at the ready, choose one (or two, or three) of these hot dips to make for your next party. They are certain to be the first thing devoured from the appetizer table!
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Foods Made Better Wrapped in Bacon

Bacon-lovers, unite! These easy recipes prove once and for all that everything is better with bacon. Whether you need appetizers for a party or just a quick snack, these foods wrapped in bacon are here to satisfy your cravings.
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More Appetizer Recipes

Toothpick Appetizers

Our favorite way to serve small bites? Skewered on a toothpick! We're sharing our favorite toothpick appetizer recipes, including zesty fajita bites, boozy scallop shooters, and bacon-wrapped smokies. Just add toothpicks!
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The ONE Appetizer You Must Have at Your Party

There's always that one dish at a holiday party that wins the popular vote. If you're looking for an appetizer that will have your guests asking for the recipe, whip up some one-bite meatballs. From sweet-and-sour to the cranberry-sauced variety, these meatball recipes are about to become a must-have at your parties.