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What is the best appetizer you serve?

For a casual party, what's always a big hit?


Asked by gramsmom at 1:14 PM on Mar. 12, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Cheesy Spinach Pinwheels
    1 (8oz) can Pillsbury Refrigerated Cresent Dinner Rolls
    6 Tablespoons garlic herb spreadable cheese
    6 Slices cooked deli ham
    24-30 Fresh spinach leaves

    Heat over to 350, Sperate dough into 4 rectangels, press perforations to seal.
    Spread rectangels with cheese to within 1/4 inch of edges, top with ham and spinache.
    Starting at shortest side roll up each rectangele, press edges to seal
    Cut each Roll into 6 slices
    Place cut sides down on cookie sheet
    Bake 12-18 min or until gloden brown
    Makes 24.

    These are awesome.

    Answer by lstrickland at 1:37 PM on Mar. 12, 2009

  • Cut up hotdogs wrapped in bacon held together by toothpicks and cooked with brown sugar on top....MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 1:15 PM on Mar. 12, 2009

  • For football parties I always make sedish meatballs and buffalo chicken dip.

    Answer by StifflersMom82 at 1:16 PM on Mar. 12, 2009

  • Bacon tots! Slice strips of raw bacon into thirds. Wrap a piece of bacon around a frozen tater tot and secure it with a toothpick (you may need to let the tots thaw slightly to get the toothpick in). Place them on a tray and cook according to the tot directions until the bacon is crispy. Let them cool a bit before serving.

    Answer by BlueFrogMama at 1:17 PM on Mar. 12, 2009

  • Everyone loves my Corn & Walnut dip which I serve with Organic No Salt Tortilla Chips. YUMMMMM!

    Answer by bookworm65 at 1:18 PM on Mar. 12, 2009

  • Salsa ... I got the recipe off the Food Network. It's delicious!


    Spinach Articoke Dip ... I have that recipe from a cookbook.

    Answer by ap9902 at 2:18 PM on Mar. 12, 2009

  • it would all depend on the crowd and the occasion.

    Answer by chefjen at 4:02 PM on Mar. 12, 2009

  • Casual like a football game. Buffalo Wings, Potato Skins. For other occasions. Salmon Spread, Spinach Dip. For a nice gathering. Stuffed Shrimp, Crab Cakes, Puff Pastry filled with goat cheese and herbs etc.

    Answer by CelticFaerie at 5:02 PM on Mar. 12, 2009

  • 7-layer bean dip with Fritos scoops or tortilla chips. (A "must-have" for our family get-togethers!)

    1) 15.5 oz can of re-fried beans or mashed chili beans (your choice, we switch it up)
    2) 2 medium avocados-peeled pitted & mashed; combine with 2 t lemon juice
    3) 1/2 C sour cream, 2 T mayo, 1/2 t cumin, 1/4 t chili powder, 1/4 t garlic powder, 1/8 t cayenne pepper
    4) 2 C grated cheddar cheese (finely grated is easier to serve)
    5) 1/3 C sliced green onions
    6) 1/2 C chopped or sliced black olives
    7) 1 large or 2 med tomatoes chopped (arrange on the outer edge of your dish) makes it really festive!

    Also, Spinach dip from the Knorr Vegetable Soup Mix (it's a dry mix)

    Answer by doodlebopfan at 5:03 PM on Mar. 12, 2009

  • Sausage rounds on cocktail rye. I've made it enough I don't use the recipe anymore. Here's one similar:

    The differences in mine - no tabasco, I stick to less spicy seasoning because of the kids, so basil, oregano, etc. The big difference is I don't freeze it first, I spread it warm on the slices of cocktail rye on a cookie sheet, then sprinkle each one with blended parm and romano - enough to make a visible coating. Then put them in the broiler for about 3 minutes (just enough to melt the cheese and crisp up the bread a little).

    Answer by NotPanicking at 5:34 PM on Mar. 12, 2009