Canapes

One-bite appetizers like canapes are perfect for parties where guests like to circulate. From smoked salmon spread to pate, these recipes for minimal-fuss canapes let you be the guest at your own party.

Gorgonzola Crostini

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Brandy and blue cheese spice up these hearty appetizers. Because blue cheese tends to be salty, use unsalted butter.

Greek Salad Bites

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Make the cheese mixture ahead of time for these appetizers. That way it's chilled and ready for assembly come party time.

Sweet Pepper Bruschetta

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One of the most traditional versions of this Italian appetizer, is also one of the quickest to assemble.

Total: 20 mins

Rosemary Bruschetta Stacks

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Small sandwiches are always a hit on the appetizer table, and these quick and easy tomato-cheese melters are no exception. Another time, make these stacks with large slices of bread (rather than bruschetta) and serve the sandwiches for lunch or dinner.

Mediterranean Treat

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Total: 10 mins

Blue Cheese and Walnut Bites

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Easy Bruschetta

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Pick your favorite quick-and-easy bruschetta topping from the four delicious options provided or serve them all at your next party. The make-ahead directions will help with advance planning.

Beef and Blue Bites

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Total: 10 mins

Whole Wheat Crostini with Dried Tomato Tapanade

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Appetizers for a crowd are made with an easy tomato topping on toasted slices of bread started in a bread machine.

Tortellini, Olive, and Cheese Kabobs

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Caramelized Onion and Fig Bruschetta

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This make ahead appetizer can be put on hold for 24 hours. Just bake the bruschetta when guests arrive.

Total: 30 mins

Brunch Bites

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Total: 10 mins

Bruschetta with Goat Cheese

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Bruschetta comes from the Italian word "bruscare," which means "to roast over coals." This version of the appetizer is toasted in the oven.

Heart Card Sandwiches

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Total: 20 mins
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