Category: Appetizers

Make Appetizer Puff Pastry

Easy Homemade Puff Pastry

I love making little appetizers with puff pastry. Puff pastry can be made with very few ingredients, and it’s delicious! I’ve always used the store-bought puff pastry sheets, but making it is very easy! This easy homemade puff pastry can be made beforehand which is super convenient for your next party. Only Four Ingredients for

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Favorite White Queso Dip

Favorite White Queso Dip

Our family knows good dips.  Family get-togethers have seldom been without at least a small, yummy dip. The men in our family love queso, but I hate the fake queso in the jar, and so was born our favorite go-to recipe for a family favorite appetizer. Queso, such an interesting cheese. I always thought you

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Easy Blue Cheese Bites Appetizer

Easy Blue Cheese Bites with 3 Ingredients

Blue cheese bites are a perfect party appetizer, or accompaniment to any soup or stew, and this quick bite only uses 3 ingredients. We used Pillsbury Grands™ to make it fast to prepare. This appetizer can be served with soup and salad, or just hot by itself. I didn’t think these would be very tasty,

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Spicy Homemade Spelt Crackers with Spinach and Cheese

Do you love homemade crackers? We should say YES together! If you’ve made them, you know how easy it is to make crackers! I’ve found when using whole grain flour for crackers, add-ins enhance the flavor tremendously! So, I’ve put together a recipe that you’ll love and video tutorial on how to make these Spicy

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Homemade Cheeseball Spread For Crackers

The Retro Cheese Ball

Who doesn’t remember a cheese ball at every gathering when they were young? That’s a corny opening to a recipe post. Cheeseballs were classic and they’re still classic! Cheese balls are retro, they are simple and versatile because you can add almost anything to them and roll them in just about anything crunchy or soft,

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Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts Appetizer Recipe

10 Amazing Hot Appetizers Sure to Delight

I’m always looking for hot appetizers for my gatherings. Below are 10 amazing hot appetizers by some very talented food creators – sure to delight guests at your next party. Appetizers Need the Ingredients We Expect! It doesn’t matter if I have a recipe box full of hot appetizers. I try to get some fresh

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Hot Buffalo Dip with Turkey Crumbles

I have been LOVING Jimmy Dean Turkey Crumbles. I’ve been finding all sorts of things to make with them. Fried rice, quiche, dip, pizza, sausage gravy – the list goes on. Hot Buffalo Dip with Turkey Crumbles, it’s delicious! You can find the crumbles in the grocery aisle where the sausage rolls are, most of

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Hot Spinach Dip | Holiday Appetizer

Hot spinach dip is a new family party favorite! Spinach dip is one of those childhood memories to me. It was one of those favorite appetizers that were always at big family gatherings, birthdays and Christmas parties. I upgraded it this year – tons of flavor (without using a soup/dip mix), and it’s baked to

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Easy Cheesy Crackers

If you need a fast appetizer for a party, Easy Cheesy Crackers are it. Well, not as fast as out of a box, but homemade is always fun isn’t it? It took me a little over an hour to get these out of the oven! Beware – they go fast. The dough can be made

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Bacon Double Cheese Crackers

BACON! Who can resist the combination of bacon and cheese? Crispy bacon, blue and cheddar cheese make these little morsels a yummy start to any gathering. Save time and make them a day ahead and have them ready for the oven when guests arrive. Ingredients: 8 pieces of bacon, cooked and crumbled – save 2 pieces

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Spicy Cheese Straws with Puff Pastry

Puff pastry is such a fun thing to work with, and so easy. These are light and airy, filled with delicious spicy cheesy goodness! I made them to accompany our potato soup (topped with bacon, cheese, and green onion of course). If you are looking for a fun and easy breadstick, this is your recipe.

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Appetizers! Mozzarella Cheese Puffs

 Appetizer: Mozzarella Cheese Puffs These make a ton of puffy cheese cubes! They can be made ahead of a party, frozen, and popped onto a tray for hot appetizers in a jiffy. Ingredients: 2 loaves French Bread – cubed 2 sticks salted butter 12 green onions 2 Tbsp. minced garlic 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp.

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Garden Salsa

Garden Salsa Our favorite recipe for salsa, and just in time for the last of the tomatoes and jalapenos from the garden! 6 Roma tomatoes, chopped in a food processor or finely chopped by hand 1 14.5 oz. can Rotel tomatoes 1 medium red onion, finely diced 1 finely jalapeno, finely diced 1/2 bunch green onions,

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Glazed Gingerbread Nuts

Glazed Gingerbread Nuts is a fun treat to have on hand while you’re working on ornaments! Glazed Gingerbread Nuts You need 5 cups of mixed nuts, salted or unsalted.  You don’t have to use mixed nuts- you can use just pecans, walnuts or almonds. Bring 2 large eggs to room temperature.  In a large bowl

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Spicy Pecans

A friend of mine just mentioned to me the other day that her family was getting lots of pecans. My absolute favorite nut! Besides baking with them, we like to mix raw pecans with egg whites, spices and sugar before roasting them for an extra yummy snack. We published one of our recipes for them

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New Year’s Snacks

A very belated and Merry Christmas to all of our readers! Due to some sickness that made it’s way around our whole family (and that’s a lot of sick people), we disappeared for a while to get some rest and get well. We did get well and had a lovely Christmas, and we hope you

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