Party Appetizers & Snacks

We have make ahead recipes, easy recipes, classic appetizers, finger foods, or try our latest party appetizer and snack recipes all designed to please your guests.

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Spicy-Sweet Maple Snack Mix

Maple syrup is teamed with cayenne pepper, vinegar, and fresh thyme to flavor this addictive party-ready blend of peanuts, pepitas, crackers, pretzels, and cereal.

Meatball Parmigiana Sliders

Rating: 4 stars
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Meatballs coated in marinara sauce, smothered with cheese, and sandwiched in brioche rolls are a party-perfect nibble. For tender meatballs, combine the ingredients gently and don't pack the meat too tightly.

Bacon-Wrapped Prunes

Rating: 3.09 stars
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Also known as Devils on Horseback, these sinful bacon-wrapped bites are perfect for a Halloween party hors d'oeuvre. With just two ingredients and about five minutes of prep work, they couldn't be easier to prepare either. They're best served warm, so pop them in the oven right before your guests arrive.

Loaded Potato Bites

Think of this finger food as mini loaded baked potatoes. Peewee potatoes are boiled, smashed, and roasted until crispy and golden, then finished with a flavorful mix of all your favorite toppings: sour cream, scallions, bacon, and cheddar. They're just the thing for an Oscar-night or Super Bowl party.

Fabulous French Appetizer Recipes That Bring the Bistro Home

Each of these hors d’ouevres will add a touch of sophisticated simplicity to your next dinner party. Pour a round of aperitifs such as Champagne or dry vermouth to complete the picture of elegance.

Vanilla Pound Cake

Rating: 3.35 stars
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How sweet it is—pound cake from scratch in three simple steps! We've added vanilla to our recipe for an extra hint of flavor!

Lemon Cake

Rating: 3.54 stars
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This cheery lemon cake is perfect for festive occasions. Top it off with our Whipped Frosting that's the perfect light and fluffy complement to this moist cake.

Tangy Lemon Squares

Rating: 3.32 stars
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With their crisp, buttery crust and creamy lemon filling, these little squares taste of spring. Have some with a glass of milk or a cup of tea.

Easy Steamed Artichokes

These leafy, mild-flavored veggies get at the heart of spring. Our method for steaming artichokes could not be easier, but the result is an impressive, delicious side dish.

Basic Empanadas

Rating: 3.39 stars
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These tasty and convenient Latin-American-style turnovers can be frozen for up to three months, individually wrapped in plastic and placed in resealable plastic bags. There's no need to thaw before baking, they can go right from the freezer to the oven.

Deviled Egg with Relish

Relish adds a sweet, tangy kick to the classic deviled egg.
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Inspiration and Ideas

20 of Our Best and Brightest Summer Appetizers

From zucchini to corn on the cob, seasonal produce stars in these recipes for warm-weather summer appetizers.

Quick and Easy Appetizers That Make Entertaining a Breeze

From classy three-ingredient canapés for a cocktail party to lightning-fast dips for game day, we're sharing a selection of super-easy appetizers guaranteed to get any party started. All have either six-ingredients or fewer, take less than 15 minutes to prep, or can be made-ahead (sometimes, it's all three!).