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Appetizers & Party Food

A collection of easy and delicious appetizers and party food. From andouille sausage puffs, which are a grown up take on “pigs in a blanket”, to a creamy hot artichoke dip, to cold buffalo chicken dip, there’s something for everyone. So take a look around and find the perfect recipe for your next party spread.

Tomato Bread

Tomato Bread

Tomato bread, or pan con tomate, is a Spanish dish, usually served as an appetizer, dinner accompaniment, or snack. It’s a combination of toasted bread that’s rubbed with a garlic clove and topped with olive oil, fresh tomatoes and salt. In this recipe we take a simple pan con tomate and dress it up for a party.

Baked Brie and Roasted Garlic

Baked Brie and Roasted Garlic

This baked brie and roasted garlic makes a simple, delicious appetizer. In this recipe, garlic is roasted with olive oil until golden, and so soft it spreads like butter. Then the garlic is spread onto lightly toasted baguette slices and topped with a generous amount of melted brie cheese. It’s a lovely appetizer for a holiday or cocktail party.

Baked Beef Empanadas

Baked Beef Empanadas

These beef empanadas are baked not fried and feature an easy-to-make ground beef filing. In this recipe we use premade empanada disks so they come together really quick. And with step by step instructions, you’ll be an expert in no-time. Empanadas make great appetizers, and they’re perfect for breakfast, brunch or as a mid-day snack.

Grilled Chicken Wings

Grilled Chicken Wings

These grilled chicken wings are marinated in mojo for a tropical flair. In this recipe, whole wings are marinated in a homemade mojo that’s full of flavor thanks to sour orange juice, smashed garlic and a variety of spices. Mojo makes a great marinade for grilling. It’s just a little bit sweet, so that sour orange juice caramelizes on the chicken skin.

Camarones al Ajillo

Camarones al Ajillo

Camarones al Ajillo (garlic shrimp) is shrimp that’s cooked with a generous amount of garlic in olive oil. This is a super easy appetizer that comes together really quick; perfect for a tapas inspired cocktail party!

Halloween Spider Bean Dip

Halloween Spider Bean Dip

This is a fun and delicious bean dip to make for your little ghouls and goblins on Halloween night. This cold six layer dip is topped with large, creepy spiders, making it perfect for your next Halloween party.

Taco Dip

Taco Dip

This taco dip is a great alternative for taco night. It also makes a great appetizer for your next game-day spread. This dip is quick and easy. It’s made with lean ground turkey instead of ground beef, but don’t worry, the flavor is all there thanks to a combination of spices. The taco meat is generously layered with refried beans, cheese, black olives, green onions and tomatoes, making it hearty and delicious.

Creamy Spinach Dip

Creamy Spinach Dip

This creamy spinach dip is easy to make. In fact, there’s no cooking required. A few simple ingredients come together to make a creamy dip that’s ready in just a few minutes.

Cold Buffalo Chicken Dip

Cold Buffalo Chicken Dip

This cold Buffalo chicken dip is an easy, no fuss appetizer that’s great for parties or game-day festivities. Shredded chicken breast is combined with cream cheese, sour cream, spices and plenty of hot sauce.

Hot Sausage French Bread Pizza

Hot Sausage French Bread Pizza

This hot sausage French bread pizza is an easy and delicious dinner for busy weeknights, movie night or game-day. French bread is topped with olive oil, marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, hot Italian sausage, sliced onions and black olives.

Dr Pepper Marinated Steak Skewers

Dr Pepper Marinated Steak Skewers

These Dr Pepper marinated steak skewers are a fun and delicious appetizer to serve up at your next party or tailgate. We use affordable flank steak, and marinate it in a tangy and sweet Dr Pepper BBQ sauce.

Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos

Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos

These loaded sheet pan nachos are easy to make and absolutely delicious. Corn tortilla chips are loaded up with flavorful turkey taco meat, black beans, corn, black olives, green onions, tomatoes, and of course, cheese. Serve them with some sour cream and an assortment of hot sauce on the side.

Bacon Potato Bites

Bacon Potato Bites

These Bacon Potato Bites make a delicious appetizer or side dish. Little gold potatoes are cooked until tender. Then they’re wrapped in bacon and baked until the bacon is golden and crispy.

Cuban Sliders

Cuban Sliders

These little sliders are a mini version of the popular Cuban sandwich, with just a few tweaks. Instead of marinating for 24 hours, then spending all day roasting lechon, we use pork tenderloin marinated for a couple of hours in a traditional mojo. The pork…