Hors D'oeuvres

Having a get-together? Indulge your guests in some delicious appetizers that will have them begging for more. Try one of these appetizer recipes for a party that won’t disappoint.

Chicken Bites with Apricot Sauce

"Satisfying a hungry crowd is simple with these oven-baked morsels. The bite-sized chicken pieces are served with an incredibly easy sauce that combines apricot preserves and mustard." — Michelle Krzmarzick, Redondo Beach, California

Scotch Eggs

"A crispy coating made with cornflakes and pork sausage dresses up this Scotch egg recipe. They're fabulous hot out of...


Sausage Cheese Puffs

"People are always surprised when I tell them there are only four ingredients in this easy sausage balls recipe. Cheesy...


Bacon Cheddar Potato Skins

"Wondering how to make potato skins taste great? I top my restaurant-worthy loaded potato skins with cheese, bacon and a...


Mini Cheese Balls

"These mini cheese balls are the perfect quick appetizer for any party. Roll them in toasted sesame seeds, fresh rosemary...

Crispy Crab Rangoon

"My husband loved the appetizers we ordered at a Chinese restaurant so much that I was determined to develop a...


Stuffed Pizza Bites

"After trying a similar dish at a local restaurant, I came up with my own version of pizza bites. This...

Puff Pastry Holly Leaves

"These elegant appetizers get rave reviews at my office holiday party. The pastry leaves look as if they require hours...


Caliente Christmas Cheese Crisps

"To fire up the crowd, I pack these homemade crackers with bacon, pumpkin seeds and French-fried onion rings. Dunk them...


Orange-Glazed Chicken & Chorizo Meatballs

"These tasty southwestern meatballs warm up a buffet. I add pomegranate seeds, jalapeno pepper jelly and cilantro to make everything...


Spinach Deviled Eggs

"Spinach adds unexpected colour and flavour to this tasty variation on deviled eggs. They're easy to make and are an...

Stuffed Asiago-Basil Mushrooms

"Even if you don't like mushrooms, you will have to try them again with these pretty appetizers, which taste divine....


Brie-Leek Tartlets

"My family is picky, but everyone loves these little bites. I make dozens of them at a time because they're...


Crab Crescents

"This recipe is so good, no one will guess how quickly you put it together. These little bites are delicious...


Bacon-Wrapped Sweet Potato Bites

"After making little bacon-wrapped sausages for years, I needed a change! I had an extra sweet potato and half a...


Easy Spanakopita Appetizers

"I love having appetizers on hand in the freezer, especially when the holiday season is fast approaching. This easy spanakopita...

Gruyere and Crab Palmiers

"I keep these little bursts of flavour in my freezer so they can be pulled out and popped into the...


Air-Fryer Rosemary Sausage Meatballs

"These air-fryer meatballs were created as hors d'oeuvres for a friend's wedding and became an instant hit. Now we enjoy...


Mushroom Palmiers

"I found this recipe while working at a small-town museum in West Texas. It was the appetizer for a fundraiser...


Cheese Crispies

"For years I’ve taken these crispy, crunchy snacks to work. They get high marks from everybody in the teachers lounge."...


Broccoli-Cheddar Tassies

"Our family adores broccoli casserole. I wanted to try it as an appetizer, so I used a pecan tassie recipe...


Soft Beer Pretzels

"I'm always looking for new ways to combine fun flavours, and what goes together better than beer and pretzels? Not...


Gougeres

"I brought the recipe for these gougeres back from a trip to Nice, France. The original called for Gruyere cheese,...


Buffalo Chicken Pockets

"Here’s my idea of pub food made easy: biscuits flavoured with Buffalo wing sauce and blue cheese. They're my Friday...

Mediterranean Pastry Pinwheels

"These quick appetizers are irresistible. The flavours of sun-dried tomatoes and pesto balance beautifully." —Kristen Heigl, Staten Island, New York


Pepperoni Pizza Loaf

"This savoury stromboli starts with frozen bread dough, so it comes together in practically no time. The golden loaf is...


Spanakopita Spring Rolls

"I was inspired to turn original spanakopita into a hand-held hors d'oeuvre. I use egg roll wrappers in place of...


Sage & Prosciutto Pinwheels

"I love, love, love to make appetizers and I especially like this recipe because I can make the rolls ahead,...


Sweet Potato Crostini

"For party time, I turn this sweet potato side dish into an appetizer by serving it on slices of a...


Mini Mac & Cheese Bites

"Young relatives were coming for a Christmas party, so I wanted something fun for them to eat. Instead, the adults...