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.

Sage & Prosciutto Pinwheels

"I love, love, love to make appetizers and I especially like this recipe because I can make the rolls ahead, freeze them, and then slice and bake when needed." —Kate Dampier, Quail Valley, California

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...


Best Ever Stuffed Mushrooms

"At party time, I bring out a platter of my easy stuffed mushrooms. I like to make mine with reduced-fat...


Parmesan-Pretzel Crisps

"I love this recipe because I usually have the ingredients on hand and it is so easy to prepare. It's...

Cranberry Cream Cheese Spread

"This festive dip is a snap to make, taking only 10 minutes from start to finish. Thanks to its hint...


Almond-Bacon Cheese Crostini

"For a change from the usual toasted tomato appetizer, try this baked crostini recipe. If you like, slice the baguette...

Grilled Jalapenos

"When barbecuing for friends at home, I also use the grill to serve up hot appetizers. These crowd-pleasing stuffed peppers...


Mediterranean Tomato Bites

"My friend Mary served these lovely appetizers at a summer gathering several years ago, and I adapted it a bit...


Pizza Ring

"Mom made a ring with chicken and broccoli one night. I said I’d rather have pizza. That’s how this recipe...


Five-Cheese Spinach & Artichoke Dip

"Whenever I go to an event, I'm always asked to bring this hot dip. Five types of cheese make it...

Best Deviled Eggs

"Herbs lend amazing flavour to these deviled eggs, which truly are the best you can make! The recipe includes tasty...


Creamy Chicken Enchilada Pizza

"This is a twist on a family favourite. We wanted the taste of my chicken enchilada recipe, but we wanted...


Mediterranean Hummus Nachos

"My husband once piled all the Middle Eastern dishes I'd made on top of pita chips. It was delicious and...


Zippy Shrimp Skewers

"These flavourful skewers deliver a mouthwatering kick with minimal effort. Fix them for your next party and watch them disappear."...


Roasted Curry Chickpeas

We coated chickpeas with simple seasonings to make a low-fat snacking sensation. This chickpea recipe rivals calorie-laden varieties sold in...

Sweet Onion Bread Skillet

"Because there are only a few ingredients in this recipe, you’ll get the best results if you use the finest-quality...


Coconut Chicken and Shrimp

"I was looking for a fun, easy weeknight dinner based on our favourite shrimp dish that was healthier than fast...


Savoury Cracker Snack Mix

"A Taste of Home recipe inspired this one! Because I love everything bagel seasoning, I decided to give this a...


Air-Fryer Fiesta Chicken Fingers

"Chicken fingers have long been a favourite of mine. Actually, almost any finger-shaped deep-fried goodie seldom escapes my reach. These...


Best Hummus

"Hummus is my go-to appetizer when I need something quick, easy and impressive. Over the years I've picked up a...


Pretzel Puppy Chow

This variation on regular puppy chow replaces peanut butter with Nutella and chipotle for a delicious spicy-sweet combination.


Cheesy Quesadillas

"We serve these quesadillas as chili dippers or load them up with salsa and sour cream for a super starter."...


Horseradish Deviled Eggs

"People say, 'Wow!' when they taste these flavourful tangy deviled eggs. The bold combination of ground mustard, dill and horseradish...

Sesame Chicken with Creamy Satay Sauce

"These exotic skewers are surprisingly simple to make but taste like they came from an Asian restaurant. Before grilling, marinate...


Bacon Roll-Ups

"This family recipe dates back to the 1930s, when my grandmother started making her clever breakfast roll-ups." —Janet Abate, North...


Cucumber Salad Boats

"Scoop out the seeds and fill fresh cucumbers with your favourite salad for a crunchy and refreshing light lunch." —Taste...


Pecan Caramel Candies

"Salty and sweet, these candies are the perfect little snack. Form a kitchen assembly line with your kids, and the...


Corn on the Cob with Lemon-Pepper Butter

"Roasting fresh-picked corn is as old as the Ozark hills where I was raised. My Grandpa Mitchell always salted and...


Cheesy Quesadillas

"We serve these quesadillas as chili dippers or load them up with salsa and sour cream for a super starter."...