Best Appetizer Recipes...Ever

Whether you're hosting cocktail hour, celebrating with friends, or watching the big game, you'll need an appetizer (or two). Make a classic dip, like buffalo chicken or queso, or take it up a notch with a bite-sized brie app or bacon-wrapped dates. Whatever party you're attending, there's an appetizer that's sure to impress.

Editors' Picks

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Fact: Everything's better with bacon—and that includes your next appetizer spread.
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Favorite Holiday Appetizers

10 Best Store-Bought Appetizers for Holiday Entertaining in a Pinch
Stock for freezer with these delicious bites for easy, fast, and festive snacking.
45 Easy Christmas Appetizers
We've rounded up everything from festive finger foods to unbeatable dips so you can satisfy—and impress—everyone at your next holiday gathering. 
All-Purpose Entertaining Crackers

Why buy something that you can make easily and more deliciously at home? Make these all-purpose crackers as they are, or top with Asiago cheese, sea salt and black pepper, Italian herbs, or sesame seed oil after rolling the dough and before cutting it into desired shapes. Note that if you choose to make larger, 2" crackers, the yield is around 60 crackers, which serves 30 people.