Perfect for socializing and catching up, these no-fuss finger foods are easy to pick up and chow down.
Flaky puff pastry envelopes a rich mix of cream cheese, mushrooms, onions, and Parmesan cheese. You can even assemble and
freeze these ahead of time.
Tortellini Caprese Bites are drizzled with a basil vinaigrette and are so simple to prepare. The no-mess presentation makes
these appetizer skewers ideal for parties.
If you like yours less spicy, use the smaller amount of red pepper.
A creamy tuna-apple mixture fills mini-phyllo pastry shells and is topped with Havarti cheese slices to make a tasty, bite-sized
Making these meatballs ahead and freezing them is a great way to save time during the holiday months.
Top Bartlett pear slices with baked pancetta, crumbled goat cheese, and a drizzle of honey for an easy, salty-sweet appetizer
recipe that tastes delicious and looks gorgeous.
These snacks are as simple as sliced cheese. Prepare them ahead of time to allow ample chill time. Be sure to garnish with
a sprig of parsley or rosemary for a bit of panache.
Tie these bundles with a fresh chive to put the perfect touch on this edible package.
We've taken garlic bread up a notch. These tasty toasts make perfect entertaining starters. For a light meal, serve them with
a salad and glass of wine. Mix spreads the day before, and refrigerate overnight. You'll only need to slather them on French
bread and bake for a super-quick presentation. So skip the carb counting, and crunch into something delicious.
With all the flavor of a traditional tomato pie, these tiny tarts will be a hit at your party.
This salty, satisfying appetizer sets a great tone for the rest of your meal. Garnish with torn basil leaves.
Cheese straws are like deviled eggs—every Southern cook wants to make great ones. Our best tip for successful cheese straws
is to shred your own cheese. It’s stickier and blends better than preshredded cheese.
These tasty strips have the shape of bread sticks but the crisp texture and cheddar-filled taste of cheese straws.
Spicy, sweet, and totally addictive, this easy appetizer starts with preseasoned fries.
For these delicious tartlets, we like to use Alecia's Tomato Chutney, an Alabama-made product worth ordering if you can't find it in your grocery store. Mango chutney is a relatively close alternative
to this zesty preserve.
Make party-perfect savory cookies by rolling cheese straw dough into festive shapes.
Small, thin rounds of cornbread baked in muffin pans replace baguette slices as a tasty base for Southern-style crostini.
Complement any menu with this no-fuss party appetizer.
Fresh, chilled Caesar Salad Bites are tasty, super-easy make, and perfectly suitable for eating out of hand.
Turn these appetizers into a pretty salad by layering veggies and croutons in a clear ice bucket or trifle dish and topping with dressing and parsley.
This scrumptious appetizer is easy to prep. Simply roll a log of creamy goat cheese in fresh chopped thyme, parsley, tarragon,
and mint in advance. Then, just before serving, spread onto fresh toasted baguette slices and top with sun-dried tomatoes
and basil leaves.
These starters look elegant on a serving platter--guests will be fooled by how quick and easy they really are. Assemble up
to one hour ahead, cover with damp paper towels, and chill. Serve coarse-grain mustard or chutney alongside the skewers.
These salty cheese straw balls are rolled in finely chopped pecans and baked until crisp and delicious. They're sure to become
a new party favorite.
These bite-sized hors d'oeuvres combine a light cream cheese spread, whole grain crackers and a cranberry topping for an ideal
mixture of salty and sweet.
Serve andouille with wooden toothpicks to create bite-size appetizers.
This is an updated version of a recipe that used ham, cheese, and mustard. Eyes lit up at our tasting table when these came
out of the oven. These crowd pleasing sandwiches will surely delight guests.
You can serve these hearty bites between biscuits, brioche, or artisan dinner rolls for an elegant presentation.
You'll love the unexpected flavor combination of creamy avocado and fresh dill atop roasted potatoes.
For bacon-wrapped bliss, turn to these inventive small bites featuring some of our favorite Southern staples.
Japanese breadcurmbs add a satisfying, but light, crunch to these flavorful grits triangles.
Upgrade a typical holiday shrimp cocktail by wrapping the juicy bites in satisfyingly salty bacon.
These pretty bites have both green and red pepper jelly melted on top for an indulgent treat.
Save time and pick up brisket and sauce from your favorite barbecue joint to use in these party bites.
A satay is an Indonesian version of kabobs: thinly sliced marinated meat grilled on a skewer and served with lip-licking peanut
Make these crunchy treats several hours ahead of time and serve at room temperature.
You can bake the crostini up to a couple of hours ahead of time, top just before guests arrive and place in the oven to finish.
You can keep the queso blanco warm in a fondue pot or 1-qt. slow cooker. These are hearty, and would be a winner for a tailgate
Pepper jelly adds a nice sweet-hot note to chicken salad. And you'll love the extra zing from lemon zest and ground red pepper.
Wow your guests with this 6-ingredient twist on the iconic finger food.
Capture the iconic flavors of New Orleans in these easy-to-make tarts.
Sparked by the leisurely pleasures of the cocktail-and-canapé Mad Men era, smørrebrød (Danish open-faced sandwiches) are the
latest craze in stress-free entertaining. With a little clever prep, you can set out an impressive DIY spread in under an
hour. Now we'll toast to that. Skål, y'all!