Entertain from Your Freezer
Party time is any time thanks to these juicy make-ahead meatballs. Whip up a big batch and freeze until just before guests arrive. They take only 10 minutes to reheat and serve.
Yep, we said guacamole. Mix up a big batch, divide, and freeze. When you're ready for a fiesta, simply thaw overnight and serve. We'll drink a marg to that!
Blue Cheese and Pine Nut Puffs
Think you need hours to put together an elegant appetizer? Think again. These party puffs take just 25 minutes of prep, and they reheat in 5 minutes flat.
Who can say no to stromboli? Our make-ahead version is stuffed with ham, cheese, spinach, and sweet peppers. The steps are easy: slice, freeze, thaw, and serve.
Spicy Chicken Pot Stickers with Ginger and Green Onion Dipping Sauce
Like the best pot stickers you've ever had but way better. Our easy filling is packed with flavors including cilantro, green onion, and ginger. Cook these snacks right from the freezer for effortless entertaining.
Oregano-Manchego Cheese Straws
Wine and cheese is good. Wine and cheese staws is great. Just five ingredients and a quick twist is all it takes.
Curried Carrot Butter
As good as butter is, carrot butter is an improvement. Smear the golden goodness on baguette slices along with tangy goat cheese for our go-to party app.
Chorizo-Pepper Hand Pies
Store-bought puff pastry just changed the appetizer game. Simply whip up our spicy sausage filling, freeze the pies, and bake at party time. Serve the scrumptious bites with a quick three-ingredient salsa.
Ham and Swiss Quiche Cups
So much better than store-bought mini quiches, and just as easy. Prepare these babies up to a month ahead and freeze. Pop them in the oven just as guests arrive.
From-the-Freezer Cocktail Tips
Freezer for the win! Get our tips for perfectly chilled cocktails, every time.
Thai Chicken Wings
This savory olive tapenade just made your appetizer spread so much tastier. Serve it from the freezer with crusty bread and a smear of creamy goat cheese.
Honey-Sesame Snack Mix
Skip that store-bought bag of snack mix. You can easily whip up this sweet and salty mix and stash it in the freezer. Simply thaw and serve -- it doesn't get easier than that!
Italian Quiche Cups
These quiche cups are your party's best friend. To serve, simply thaw for a quick 15 minutes and bake for another 15 minutes before serving time.
Dilled Onion Cheese Ball
Nothing says party time like a cheese ball. These make-ahead appetizers can be customized with any flavors you like. Try our recipes for Gouda, proscuitto-basil, or spicy taco.
Olives Wrapped in Cheese Pastry
We couldn't stop eating these cheesy, salty bites! Stash them in the freezer for up to one month. Serve them up with an ice cold beer.
Pork and Sweet Potato Empanadas
These flaky empanadas are stuffed with an irresistibly spicy pork filling. Raisins and sweet potatoes add a touch of sweetness. Make them ahead and freeze up to six months.