Easy Appetizers

Our easy appetizers make it simple to throw a stress-free party or holiday get-together so you can have time to enjoy yourself and mingle with your guests. Our crowd-pleasing recipes include a variety of dips, spreads, meats, chips, charcuterie, veggie platters, antipasto trays, and bruschetta, plus much more. We also offer healthy options that are low in sodium, fat, calories, and cholesterol, like deviled eggs, cheese poppers, roasted nuts, breadsticks, guacamole, mini puffs, hummus, nachos, mini calzones, salsa, and wraps. Our easy how-tos will help you master the arts of assembling a cheese tray on your own and preparing a tasty crab dip. For those outdoor summertime bashes, we'll show you how to make scrumptious one-bite appetizers on the grill and provide a selection of our favorite fresh fruit and veggie starters. If it's ideas that you need, check out our potluck and party food finder with delicious recipes for cooks of all skill levels.

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Warm Potato Chips with Parmesan and Herbs

Elevate a bag of kettle-cooked potato chips with Parmesan, sage, chives, and lemon zest.
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Baked Goat Cheese with Herb Oil

A DIY herb oil made by blending blanched fresh herbs with avocado oil is the fresh finish to this bubbly cheese dip.
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Crispy White Beans with Garlic and Herbs

When roasted with garlic oil and fresh rosemary, a can of white beans becomes a can't-stop-munching crunchy snack.
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Air-Fried Double Cherry Mini Eggrolls

This tasty dessert version of the Chinese takeout classic features dried cherries and cherry jam. We know you'll be tempted to eat these sweet-tart treats right out of the air fryer, but give them time to cool so you don't burn your mouth.
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Deep-Fried Deviled Eggs

You already love deviled eggs, but this over-the-top fried deviled egg recipe will make you crave them even more!
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Air-Fried Bratwurst Bites with Spicy Beer Mustard

These tender bites of bratwurst would go great at your next tailgate party. Serve with the beer you used in the mustard, and you'll be set!
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More Easy Appetizers

12 Ways to Top Your Cracker That Aren't a Slice of Cheese

There's crackers and cheese—then there's fancy crackers and cheese. For an exciting twist on the classic combo, we show how versatile the best cracker toppings can be by using flavorful jellies, sliced produce, herb sprigs, and creamy spreads. We have tasty ideas for what to put on crackers for appetizers, snacks, and even cracker toppings for lunch.
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Cheese-Stuffed Pretzel Bites

Homemade pretzels are great, but when stuffed with cheese and pickled jalapeños they are next-level great! Serve 'em up at your next game day party for an appetizer recipe the crowd will go wild for.
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Matcha Salt

Japanese matcha tea is a surprisingly delicious topping when combined with salt. Sprinkle over our mochi latkes, fruit, popcorn, tofu, or anything you want to give a little bit of extra flair.