Looking for appetizers for your next summer soiree or holiday party? Our collection of more than 3,000 tested and trusted recipes includes an hors d'ouevre that will keep your guests buzzing long after the last bite.
Comté Onion Tart
Comté is similar to Gruyere cheese and brings nutty, earthy richness to classic cheese recipes.
Toasted Walnut and Sun-Dried Tomato Dip
This tomato-based dish does triple duty as a dip, spread and pasta sauce.
Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Mini Spinach Salads
Fresh summer greens are a delicate bed for succulent spicy seasoned Caribbean shrimp.
Rosemary Parmesan Twists
Frozen puff pastry sheets are the start of so many wonderful appetizers — like this herb- and cheese-flavored tidbit.
Grilled Apples with Parmesan Cheese and Honey
Cheese and fruit are a natural marriage, here consummated on the summer grill.
This is not a salsa for wimps. It’s hot enough to bring tears to the eyes of any tall Texan.
Cold Shrimp Salad with Capers and Dill
If you can only have one shrimp salad recipe, this could be it. Serve as a lunch salad, appetizer or main dish.
Classic Pimiento Cheese
If you’ve never had homemade pimiento cheese, you’re in for a delightful old-fashioned treat.
Crisp Candied Prosciutto Wafers
These crisp & salty-sweet wafers of Italian dry-cured ham are delicious all by themselves or as a nibble with cocktails.
Queso Flameado (Flaming Cheese)
Try chorizo and mild pasilla chiles atop melted cheese for something different on your tortilla.