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Appetizer Recipes

Whether you're just having a few friends over for dinner or a full-blown party, you'll want to have some appetizers on hand. You'll find many delicious appetizer recipes here, including extended entries for such appetizer favorites as chicken and Buffalo wings, fondue, dips, spreads, pates, and more.
  1. Chicken Wing Recipes (19)
  2. Dip and Spread Recipes (132)
  3. Fondue Recipes
  4. Paté Recipes
  5. Snack Recipes

Anchovy Swiss Toasts Recipe
Anchovy Swiss Toasts Recipe. These tasty rye bread appetizers are spiked with flavor from anchovies, but do not taste fishy. Quick and easy to prepare.

Anchovy Twists Recipe
Anchovy Twists Recipe. These baked wonton anchovy twists are sure to be a hit at your next party. Anchovies give flavor without a heavy fishy taste in this dip.

Appetizer Tree Recipe
Appetizer Tree Recipe. This appetizer tree serves double-duty as a colorful and attractive table decoration for parties and as an edible treat.

Apple Blue Cheese Bacon Cheesecake Recipe
This unusual savory cheesecake is rich from Parmesan, blue cheese, and cream cheese. The method requires long slow baking, so plan ahead.

Artichoke Fritters Recipe
Artichokes are cooked and cleaned down to the heart, then batter-dipped and deep-fried. Serve as an appetizer or side dish.

Artichokes with Yogurt Mustard Recipe
Whip up a fast dressing of yogurt, Dijon mustard, shallots, and wine vinegar to top fresh-cooked artichokes. This is quite easy to make, yet oh so tasty.

Asparagus Flower Appetizer Recipe
These pretty asparagus flowers are sure to impress as an appetizer or garnish. They are quite easy to make and may be served chilled or at room temperature. Step by step instructions show you how to make them.

Avocado and Egg Pate Recipe
Avocado and Egg Pate Recipe. Avocados and eggs blend into an interesting pate. Serve with crispy crackers or fingers of challah bread.

Bacon Cheeseburger Puff Rolls Recipe
This bacon cheeseburger wrapped in a puff pastry roll is easy to make and elegant to serve. Try varying this recipe by using pizza dough in place of puff pastry and/or sausage instead of ground beef. Slice thinner for appetizer party snacks.

Bacon-Wrapped Breadsticks Appetizer Recipe
Bacon-Wrapped Breadsticks Appetizer Recipe. These are so simple and fast to make, yet are a huge hit at parties. Also great for snacks. May be made a day ahead of time.

Bagna Cauda Recipe
Bagna Cauda Recipe. An Italian favorite, bagna cauda is a warm dip served with fresh vegetables as an appetizer.

Baked Brie in Puff Pastry Recipe
Baked Brie in Puff Pastry Recipe. The brie cheese melts inside the puffy crust for an elegant appetizer. Serve with apple slices, toast rounds, crackers, or other raw vegetables.

Baked Brie with Amaretto Recipe
Baked Brie with Amaretto Recipe. Melted brie with an almond touch makes a decadent appetizer with crackers or baguette slices.

Baked Clam Balls Recipe
Baked Clam Balls Recipe. These clam balls go together quickly and can be made a day in advance before baking. This is an appetizer sure to please all clam lovers.

Baked Clam Dip Recipe
Tasty clam dip is baked and served in an edible crusty bread-bowl for an elegant appetizer.

Baked Salmon Croquettes Recipe
These flavorful salmon croquettes made with canned salmon are baked, not fried.

Beach Bread Recipe
Garlic bread rises to an entirely new plane with this beach bread, a popular restaurant appetizer in South Florida.

Beer Batter Squid Recipe
Fried calamari is a popular appetizer at restaurants. This version of fried squid uses a simple but flavorful beer batter. If you do not have a deep-fryer, simply use a deep, heavy skillet. Serve with condiment bowls of spaghetti sauce for dipping.

Beer Puffs Recipe
Beer Puffs Recipe. These flavorful puffs can be filled with crabmeat or whatever suits your fancy for a tasty appetizer.

Best Crab Cakes Recipe
These best ever crabcakes are well-seasoned, yet the sweet flavor of the crab still shines through. May be served as an appetizer or main course entree.

Best Deviled Eggs Recipe
Best Deviled Eggs Recipe. Far from the bland deviled eggs you find at some gatherings, these deviled eggs are full of flavor and texture.

Black Olive Pate Recipe
Black Olive Pate Recipe. If you love tapenade, you will love this olive pate flavored with roasted garlic and Brie or Fontina cheese.

Black Walnut Pesto Recipe
Walnuts, pine nuts, garlic, and herbs make a delicious pesto sauce that may be used on pasta or as a dip. This pesto may be stored up to 3 weeks in the refrigerator.

Breaded Sauteed Goat Cheese Patties Recipe
These goat cheese patties will work as an appetizer, side dish, or a full meal with a few accompaniments. The goat cheese used here is chevre, as opposed to feta. The recipe is easily multiplied.

Brie in Puff Pastry with Vegetables and Ale Recipe
Brie in Puff Pastry with Vegetables and Ale Recipe. Brie rounds are topped with shallots, onions, and mushrooms sauteed in ale, then wrapped in puff pastry and baked.

Buffalo Wing Recipes and Chicken Wing Recipes
If you can't handle the heat of Buffalo wings, you'll also find other alternative recipes here for chicken wings including Baked Honey Mustard Garlic Drumettes, Chicken Wings Pacifica, Sticky Red Wings, and more.

Caribbean Sausage Cheese Triangles Appetizer Recipe
Caribbean Sausage Cheese Triangles Appetizer Recipe. The allspice, thyme, and scotch bonnet chile are important flavors in Jamaican jerk seasoning. They give a Caribbean flair to the sausage and cheese filling of these tasty appetizer triangles.

Caviar and Cheese Stuffed Snow Peas Recipe
Caviar & Cheese Stuffed Snow Peas Recipe. This is a good way to stretch caviar for an elegant and easy appetizer.

Caviar Cream Pie Recipe
Caviar Cream Pie Recipe. It's not really a pie, but more like a savory cheesecake. Spread it on melba toast, baguette slices, or crackers.

Caviar Cream Pie Recipe
It's not really a pie, but more like a savory cheesecake. Spread it on melba toast, baguette slices, or crackers.

Caviar Eggs Recipe
Hard-boiled eggs are stuffed with a decadent mixture of caviar, chives, and sour cream. This is an excellent way to stretch caviar as an appetizer or salad course.

Caviar Mold Recipe
Caviar Mold Recipe. Stretch a small amount of caviar to feed 10 in this elegant mold. Serve with toast rounds, crackers, or baguette slices.

Caviar Torte With Champagne Onions Recipe
Appetizer torte has layers of red onions sauteed in Champagne with cream cheese, hard-boiled eggs, avocado, and topped with caviar. It is a great way to stretch your caviar investment without breaking the bank. This makes enough for a crowd, but you may easily cut it in half for smaller parties.

Ceviche Recipe
You simply must try this dish to experience the various textures and wonderful flavors. Marinated fish and shrimp make a fabulous topper for crisp greens as a salad or use as a dip with tortilla chips. The acid in the citrus juice actually "cooks" the fish so no heat is necessary.

Cheese & Chive Puffs Recipe
Cheese & Chive Puffs Recipe. Choux puff pastry is filled with an herb and carrot cream cheese, or use your favorite filling for a tasty appetizer.

Cheese and Onion Beignets Recipe
Savory beignets are flavored with Cheddar cheese and shallots for an addictive appetizer or side dish. Try adding some garlic powder for an extra punch of flavor.

Cheese Eyeballs Recipe
The name sounds disgusting but kids love these baked cheese balls with olives that look like eyeballs. Good for parties or Halloween.

Cheese Weiner Bites Recipe
A quick Cheddar cheese dough is wrapped around weiner slices and baked for a quick and inexpensive appetizer which may be made ahead.

Cheese-Filled Phyllo Pastry (Cigarro Burek) Recipe
Cheese-Filled Phyllo Pastry (Cigarro Burek) Recipe. Small cigar-shaped rolls are filled with herbed feta and cream cheese, then baked. Can be made ahead and frozen..

Cheesy Meatballs with Caper Sauce Recipe
Chicken meatballs get spiced up with pork sausage and seasonings, then topped with a tangy caper sauce.

Cheesy Prosciutto Puff Pastry Rounds Recipe
Cheesy Prosciutto Puff Pastry Rounds Recipe. Use frozen puff pastry to make these quick but impressive appetizers with prosciutto, cream cheese, honey mustard, and Parmesan.

Cheesy Sausage Stars Recipe
Sausage Stars Recipe. Crispy baked wonton cups are filled with a cheesy sausage, onion, and garlic mixture. Great finger food appetizer for Superbowl parties or any other special occasion.

Chicken Deviled Eggs Recipe
Chicken Deviled Eggs Recipe. A traditionally favorite appetizer, these deviled eggs get a boost of flavor from chicken, capers, and mustard.

Chinese Beef-Rice Baby Meatballs Recipe
Tiny flavorful beef meatballs are coated in sticky rice and fresh ginger, then quickly cooked in the pressure cooker. Sweet and sour dipping sauce recipe also included.

Chunky Guacamole Recipe - Guacamole Picado Recipe
Guacamole is a popular Mexican dip, usually served with tortilla chips. It is also served as a condiment with fajitas and other Mexican dishes.

Clam Beer Appetizers Recipe
Clam Beer Appetizers Recipe. Beer and clams go together well in this finger food appetizer. If you cannot use beer, substitute with clam juice.

Clam Meringues Recipe
Simple ingredients turn canned clams into a fabulous quick and easy appetizer.

Clams Casino Recipe
Classic clams casino are topped with a savory breadcrumb mixture and broiled on the halfshell atop a bed of salt. This is a quick and easy dish, great as an entree or appetizer.

Cob Loaf Recipe - Spinach Dip Recipe
Americans know this as a spinach dip in a bread bowl. In New Zealand and Australia, it is known as a cob loaf, a deliciously cheesy spinach dip perfect for a party appetizer.

Cocoa Crisp Bacon Appetizer Recipe
Yes, indeed. This unique appetizer snack is made with cocoa powder, brown sugar, and bacon. It is so simple yet so addictive. You won't really notice a chocolate flavor, more like a smoky richness complemented by the kick of the chipotle chile powder. Keep a stockpile for a quick snack or to amaze your party guests. It really is that good.

Crab Muffins Recipe
Crab Muffins Recipe. You can use fresh or canned crab for these delicious little seafood muffins. Crab muffin appetizers may be served warm or at room temperature.

Cranberry Jezebel Sauce Recipe
There is something truly magical about this sweet, tangy, and spicy sauce that is especially good on pork and poultry. Try it as a spread over room temperature cream cheese for a delightfully different appetizer. If you prefer a smoother sauce, simply whir in a blender to the desired consistency before chilling.

Creamy Crab Seafood Cheesecake Recipe
Guests will rave over this savory seafood cheesecake with crab and shrimp, so have the recipe ready to share. Serve with crackers, like a cheese ball. Make this a day in advance so it has time to chill.

Deep Fried Clams Recipe
Fried clams are easy and delicious to make at home with or without a deep fryer. The cracker crumb coating is seasoned with herbs and a touch of chipotle chile pepper for kick. Serve as an appetizer or entree.

Deep-Fried Dill Pickle Fondue Balls Recipe
Deep-Fried Dill Pickle Fondue Balls Recipe. Bread crumbs, dill pickles, and swiss cheese are rolled into balls and deep-fried in hot oil for a unique appetizer.

Deviled Deviled Eggs Recipe
Deviled Deviled Eggs Recipe. Dijon mustard, soy sauce, chile paste and Szechuan peppercorns put spicy heat into deviled eggs with an Asian flair.

Deviled Eggs with Caviar Recipe
Deviled Eggs with Caviar Recipe. The little touch of caviar adds a decadent touch. If you can't afford caviar or don't care for it, these delicious deviled eggs are just as good without them.

Dip Recipes and Spread Recipes
Dips are always a favorite appetizer. This collection includes recipes for hot and cold dips and spreads, including some sweet offererings for dessert dips and spreads. Try Baked Brie with Amaretto, Chunky Guacamole, Salsa, Olive Tapenade, Hot Beef and Pinto Bean Chili Dip, and many more.

Double-Decker Club Sandwiches Recipe
Decadent two-layer sandwich is loaded with turkey, ham, Swiss cheese, bacon, and olives.

Duck Liver Pate Recipe
Duck Liver Pate Recipe. If you can't afford expensive goose liver foie gras, try this simple but elegant pate using less expensive duck livers.

Egg, Nut and Mushroom Pate Recipe
Egg, Nut and Mushroom Pate Recipe. Whip up this tasty vegetable nut pate in the food processor. Fast and easy.

Figs Stuffed with Tapenade Recipe
Figs Stuffed with Tapenade Recipe. Blissfully simple, yet full of flavor, olive tapenade is stuffed into ripe figs for a delicious balance of sweet and salty flavors.

Flaky Reuben Slices Recipe
Flaky Reuben Slices Recipe. Start with refrigerated crescent dinner rolls to make these tasty Reuben slices filled with corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut.

Four Cheese Pate Recipe
Four Cheese Pate Recipe. If you like cheese balls, you will love this savory cheesecake pie. It's no-cook, no-bake, and easy.

Fried Onion Rings Recipe
Buttermilk gives tang to these fried onion rings. Use sweet onions for the best result. The onion rings are kept warm in the oven while you fry them in batches.

Garlic Stuffed Artichokes Recipe
Garlic Stuffed Artichokes Recipe. Fresh artichokes are stuffed with garlic cloves and simply seasoned, then cooked quickly in the pressure cooker. Oven and steaming methods also included.

Gefilte Fish Pate Recipe
Gefilte Fish Pate Recipe. A classic Jewish dish, this elegant and easy gefilte fish version is cooked in a bundt pan, cooled, and sliced into appetizers.

Ginger, Carrot & Sesame Pancakes Recipe
These flavorful little pancakes make a great appetizer or a side dish for Asian food.

Glazed Venison Pate Recipe
Glazed Venison Pate Recipe. The pate combines venison, pork, and chicken livers. The terrine is baked and finished with an orange glaze for an elegant appetizer.

Grilled Mozzarella Bundles Recipe
Grilled Mozzarella Bundles Recipe. Prosciutto, walnut basil pesto, and sun-dried tomato sauce surround mozzarella in radicchio bundles for a tasty appetizer.

Ham Balls Recipe
Ham Balls Recipe. Sure to please your guests, this baked appetizer combines ham and fresh ground pork with vegetables, mustard, spices, and a splash of whiskey.

Hanukkah Cheese Gilt Coins Recipe
These tasty cheese crackers are great not only as edible gelt for Hanukkah, but also a great appetizer cracker for any occasion.

Herbed Gorgonzola Cheesecake Recipe
Herbed Gorgonzola Cheesecake Recipe. Serve this herbed cheesecakes like a cheese ball at your next party. Great for tailgate parties, picnics, and family gatherings. Suitable for a large crowd. May be served warm or cold.

Homemade Olive Tapenade Recipe
Tapenade is a rich olive spread popular in the Mediterranean. It's quite easy to make at home.

How to Asparagus Flower Appetizer Recipe - Step by Step Recipe
Learn how to make asparagus flowers for appetizers or garnishes. Step by step recipe instructions with photos show you how.

Imitation Crab Seafood Salad Recipe
Most supermarkets have at least a small fresh seafood section where you can buy imitation crab in just the amount you need. Imitation crab (also known as surimi) is made from fish so it is a good choice for those who cannot eat shellfish. Serve imitation crab salad as a salad topper, sandwich spread, chunky dip, or appetizer cracker topper.

Italian Chicken Crescent Roll-Ups Recipe
Use refrigerated crescent rolls, cooked chicken, ricotta cheese, and basil to put together a quick and easy brunch, lunch, or appetizer dish.

Jalapeno Poppers Recipe
Jalapeno Poppers Recipe. These spicy jalapeno chile poppers are a favorite appetizer for cocktail parties. Feel free to substitute milder chiles, if you wish.

Jerusalem Artichoke and Ham Eggrolls Recipe
Jerusalem Artichoke and Ham Eggrolls Recipe. Jerusalem artichokes take the place of starch in tasty and easy eggrolls.

Jewish-Style Chicken Liver Pate Recipe
Jewish-Style Chicken Liver Pate Recipe. For an inexpensive variation on foie gras, try chicken livers in this tasty pate. Plan ahead for overnight refrigeration to let flavors blend.

Kicked-Up Fried Calamari Recipe
Calamari (squid) is marinated in buttermilk and creole seasoning, then deep-fried to tender perfection. The buttermilk helps tenderize the squid. Serve as an appetizer or entree.

Kielbasa Mustard Puff Bites Recipe
Kielbasa sausage is flavored with honey mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and Cheddar cheese, all wrapped in crescent roll pastry.

Lamb and Olive Balls Recipe
Ground lamb, feta cheese, olives, herbs, and spices make piquant meatballs great for sandwiches or in a sauce for pasta or simply as an appetizer.

Lamb Meatballs with Tzatziki Recipe
Lamb Meatballs with Tzatziki Recipe. Lamb meatballs are flavored with cumin and mint. They are served with the traditional Greek sauce known as tzatziki, made with cucumbers, yogurt, lemon, and mint.

Lentil Pate Recipe
Lentil Pate Recipe. Forget the refried beans and try this tasty spread made with lentils, garlic, and onions.

Lobster Balls Recipe
Lobster balls make a great party appetizer, but you can also serve this dish as an entree. They are loaded with lobster and chock full of flavor from savory vegetables, Parmesan cheese, and herbs.

Loco Taco Meatball Poppers Recipe
Great for Super Bowl or any party, these little savory cornbread muffins have a spicy taco meatball hidden inside.

Low-Carb Ham Wraps Recipe
Ham slices are filled with a savory cheese mixture, then rolled into wraps. To serve as an appetizer, simply slice into 1-inch pieces. Perfect for low-carb diets.

Marinated Ham & Swiss Buns Appetizer Recipe
Marinated Ham & Swiss Buns Appetizer Recipe. Plan on making a double batch of these. Even guys ask for the recipe.

Maple Cocktail Spareribs Recipe
These little oven-baked spareribs make a perfect appetizer for any party or buffet. The atypical sauce is sweet and tangy with the flavors of maple syrup, Dijon mustard, molasses, and brown sugar. You may also use full-sized spareribs or beef short ribs with equal success.

Meatball Sliders Recipe
These meatball sliders go quick at parties, and they are such an easy appetizer to make. You may use frozen meatballs from the market or your own homemade meatballs.

Mini Sausage Quiches Recipe
Mini Sausage Quiches Recipe. Tiny bite-sized cheese quiches filled with sausage, onion, and sweet red peppers are a perfect finger-food for parties.

Mini Shrimp Quiches Recipe
Mini Shrimp Quiches Recipe. Tiny bite-sized quiches filled with shrimp and cheese are a perfect finger-food for parties.

Mock Pate de Foie Gras Recipe
Mock Pate de Foie Gras Recipe. If you cannot afford expensive goose liver foie gras pate, try this version using chicken livers.

Mock Sour Cream Topping Recipe - Vegetarian Sour Cream Recipe
Mock sour cream is made with tofu. It is a great topping for baked potatoes or may be served as a chip dip.

Moroccan Stuffed Artichokes Recipe
Artichoke bottoms are stuffed with a spiced mixture of ground beef, rice, garlic, onions, and tomatoes and baked to tender perfection.

Mozzarella in Carrozza Recipe - Fried Cheese Recipe
Mozzarella in Carrozza (Fried Cheese) Recipe Recipe. This classic Italian dish gave rise to fried mozzarella.

Mozzarella Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe
Mozzarella Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe. Mozzarella, herbs, and bread crumbs blend with Italian sausage to make a tasty filling for baked shiitake mushrooms topped with Parmesan cheese.

Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs with Vodka Sauce Recipe
Bite into these stuffed meatballs and right into miniature mozzarella balls. Serve with the vodka sauce for a unique and popular appetizer.

Mushrooms Stuffed with Whole Clams Recipe
Broiled mushrooms are stuffed with whole clams and topped with a horseradish, mayonnaise, and Worcestershire sauce for a simple but tasty dish. Serve as an appetizer or entree.

Nutty Maple Popcorn Recipe
This snack is similar to caramel corn with the delightful flavor of maple syrup. Nuts give it extra dimension.

Nutty Maple Popcorn Recipe
This snack is similar to caramel corn with the delightful flavor of maple syrup. Nuts give it extra dimension.

Pacific Flavor Shrimp Recipe
Lime, chile paste, and sesame oil give an Oriental flair to shrimp. Begin with frozen defrosted cooked shrimp or cook up your own. Quick and easy, this dish is good as an appetizer or entree.

Paul Prudhomme's Hush Puppies Recipe
Hush puppies are little nuggets of fried cornbread flavored with thyme, oregano, green onions, and garlic. They are a Southern favorite, often served with fried fish or seafood.

Peanut Butter Chicken Wings Recipe
Peanut Butter Chicken Wings Recipe. The spicy sauce gets an Asian influence from peanut butter. These fast and easy baked wings will be a hit at any party or celebration.

Peanut Butter, Scallion, and Bacon Canapes Recipe
Peanut Butter, Scallion, and Bacon Canapes Recipe. A mixture of peanut butter, scallions, lemon juice, soy sauce, and brown sugar topped with bacon baked on white bread makes a surprisingly tasty and inexpensive appetizer for any party occasion.

Pickled Beets with Eggs Recipe
Pickled Beets with Eggs Recipe. If you love pickled beets, you'll love pickled eggs. A popular deli item, it's easy to make these at home.

Pickled Shrimp Appetizer Recipe
Pickled shrimp is an unusual appetizer that is sure to please. You may also use it as a salad topper.

Pita Crisps Recipe
Fast and easy, these low-fat pita crisps are made in the microwave and flavored with herbs and cheese.

Poppy & Sesame Seed Straws Recipe
Phyllo dough sheets are layered with poppyseeds and sesame seeds, then baked into a yummy crunchy snack. Use a pizza cutter to make quick work of cutting into straws before baking. The straws may be stored up to 1 week or frozen for 2 months.

Pork & Peanuts in Lettuce Cups Recipe
Pork & Peanuts in Lettuce Cups Recipe. Coconut, ginger, peanuts, and mint give an Asian flair to the pork filling. For individual appetizers, fill lettuce leaves and roll before serving.

Potato Chip Meatballs in Creamy Mushroom Gravy Recipe
Dry onion soup mix gives rich flavor to the meatballs while crushed potato chips make a great filler. With a creamy mushroom gravy, these meatballs may be served as an entree over buttered noodles or as a party appetizer.

Provencale Tuna Pate Recipe
Provencale Tuna Pate Recipe. Canned tuna or sardines, plus cream cheese, scallions, black olives and spices make a quick appetizer in the food processor.

Rose-Glazed Brie Recipe
Rose-Glazed Brie Recipe. Serve with crackers for an impressive, elegant appetizer.

Salmon Stuffed Eggs Recipe
Salmon Stuffed Eggs Recipe. If you don't care for smoked salmon or can't find it, you may substitute other smoked fish, black olives, ground ham, blue cheese, or caviar.

Sambusak - Filled Savory Pastries Recipe
Flaky sesame-seed crusted pastries are filled with a savory beef or cheese mixture. These are traditional Jewish pastries for Hannukah and the Sabbath, but you don't have to be Jewish to enjoy them. Great for appetizers, and they freeze well.

Sauced Meatballs Recipe
A favorite for decades, the sauce for these meatballs is based on Heinz 57 sauce and canned tomatoes. Great over hot buttered noodles or rice, as an appetizer, or in meatball sandwiches.

Sausage Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe
Cream cheese, sausage, onion, and garlic make a simple, yet rich combination for stuffed mushrooms topped with Parmesan cheese. If you cannot eat pork, substitute turkey sausage.

Sausage Meatballs in Mushroom Gravy Recipe
The meatballs are a mixture of pork sausage, ground chuck, onions, garlic, and herbs which are simmered with baby portobello mushrooms. The resulting incredibly rich gravy is to die for. Make smaller meatballs to serve as a crowd-pleasing appetizer.

Sausage Puffballs Recipe - How to make sausage appetizers recipe
Bite-sized sausage puffballs are the perfect party appetizer that will appeal to guys and gals alike.

Sausage Rolls Recipe
Sausage rolls are quite popular in New Zealand's bakeries. This sausage roll recipe makes do with American ingredients.

Sausage, Pepper, Brie & Pine Nuts in Puff Pastry Recipe
Sausage, Pepper, Brie & Pine Nuts in Puff Pastry Recipe. Brie rounds are topped with shallots, onions, and mushrooms sauteed in ale, then wrapped in puff pastry and baked.

Savory Cheesecake Recipe
Savory Cheesecake Recipe. Five kinds of cheese and savory herbs flavor this cheesecake spread. Serve with ciabatta bread and sun-dried tomato spread.

Scotch Eggs Recipe
Scotch Eggs Recipe. Hard-boiled eggs are wrapped in sausage, breaded, and deep-fried.

Sesame Chicken Nuggets with Ginger Dressing Recipe
Developed by a famous New York City executive chef, these tasty chicken nuggets are served with a ginger dressing. Great as an appetizer or main dish. Plan at least 1 hour ahead for marinade and resting time.

Sesame Lamb Meatballs with Minted Yogurt Dip Recipe
Spiced lamb meatballs are coated in black and white sesame seeds, then baked. They make an attractive presentation on the table. The meatballs and the optional yogurt dip may be made a day in advance. Serve as an appetizer or entree. This Middle Eastern recipe originates in Palestine and Jordan.

Shrimp Avocado Boats Recipe
Shrimp Avocado Boats Recipe. Chunky shrimp salad combines the briny flavor of shrimp with the sweet flavors of fresh cantaloupe and honeydew melons, accompanied by the velvety goodness of avocado.

Smoked Fish Pate Recipe
Smoked Fish Pate Recipe. Whip up this quick and easy fish dip in your food processor.

Smoked Turkey Bites Recipe - How to make smoked turkey appetizers recipe
Smoked turkey appetizers are kissed with a hint of spicy sweetness and mellowed with cream cheese. They look fried, but are baked.

Soft Pesto Pretzels Recipe
Start with refrigerated breadstick dough, add some pesto and parmesan cheese, and you have fast and flavorful soft pretzels.

Spanakopita (Spinach Triangles) Recipe
Spanakopita (Spinach Triangles) Spread Recipe. A Greek specialty, these spinach triangles are made with purchased phyllo sheets.

Spiced Maple Cocktail Ribs Recipe
Maple Cocktail Spareribs Recipe. These little oven-baked sparerib appetizers are perfect for any party or buffet.

Spicy Mexican Fondue Recipe
Spicy Mexican Fondue Recipe. Refried beans, cheddar cheese, and chile peppers give a Mexican twist to fondue.

Spinach and Artichokes in Puff Pastry Recipe
Use frozen puff pastry to make pastry rolls filled with artichokes, spinach, and Parmesan cheese. These delicious appetizers are quite simple and may be made and frozen up to 3 months ahead.

Spinach, Carrot and White Kidney Bean Pate Recipe
Spinach, Carrot and White Kidney Bean Pate Recipe. Along with spinach, carrots, and white beand, this vegetable spread also includes onion, mushrooms, and zucchini. A food processor makes it fast and easy to put together.

Stuffed Monterey Mushrooms Recipe
Stuffed Monterey Mushrooms Recipe. Mushroom caps are stuffed with spicy sausage and three kinds of cheese: cream cheese, Monterey jack cheese, and Parmesan cheese.

Super Bowl Beef and Cheese Stuffed Bread Recipe
Super Bowl Beef and Cheese Stuffed Bread Recipe. A different twist on the classic spinach dip in a bread bowl, this uses chipped beef or corned beef, cheeses, and vegetables.

Sweet and Spicy Cocktail Meatballs Appetizer Recipe
The key to these delicious meatballs is the incredibly simply sweet yet spicy sauce.

Swiss and Cream Cheese Ball Recipe
Swiss and Cream Cheese Ball Recipe. Swiss cheese and cream cheese form the base for these cheese balls flavored with thyme and smoked ham. Perfect for parties.

Swiss, Ham, & Onion Rolls Recipe
Swiss, Ham, & Onion Rolls Recipe. Layers of ham, Swiss cheese, and green onions are rolled into bread dough, sliced, and baked into sandwich rolls.

Taco Meatballs Recipe
Taco Meatballs Recipe. It's all of your favorite taco flavors wrapped up in a meatball! Serve as an appetizer or as an entree with Spanish-style rice on the side. You can even use the mixture as a meatloaf.

Toffee Cheese Puffs Recipe
Crunchy cheese puffs have a toffee coating that is irresistable. Plan on making extras of this recipe.

Tostada Bites Recipe
Tostada Bites Recipe. Think of these as a hybrid mix of nachos and tostadas. This Mexican-style appetizer may be served hot or cold.

Turkey with Tuna Sauce Recipe
Turkey with Tuna Sauce Recipe. It may sound odd, but it works! This variation of Italian veal tonnato uses cooked turkey instead of veal. It's a great way to use up turkey leftovers. Plan on making this at least 8 hours in advance to let the flavors meld.

Walnut-Glazed Brie Recipe
Walnut-Glazed Brie Recipe. Classic glazed Brie is topped with walnuts, brown sugar, and coffee liqueur. Serve with crackers and pear slices.

Winter Fruit Stuffed with Chutney Cream Cheese Recipe
Cream cheese is blended with sherry, spices, mango chutney, Cheddar cheese, and almonds, then is stuffed into fruits. Great for an appetizer or light dessert, especially for parties.

Yugoslavian Burek (Borek) Recipe
These baked meat rolls are shaped like snails and filled with a flavorful ground beef mixture. Serve as an entree or make smaller versions for appetizers.

Zucchini Bites Recipe
Zucchini Bites Recipe. Whip up these delicious zucchini bites in a jiffy. May be served warm or at room temperature.

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