Dips and Spreads
A bag of chips and plenty of dips, spreads, and chutneys keep any party going. Easy recipes for hot and cold dips as well as spreads with beans, cheese, and artichokes offer timeless topper options.
Serve this appetizer with toasted bread slices or a variety of crackers.
Herbs galore--tarragon, parsley, and chives--add fresh flavor to this quick and easy cream cheese veggie dip.
Ten minutes. That's all you need to make this easy stir-together appetizer spread.
Stuff celery with this peanut butter and honey dip, or serve with crunchy vegetables or fruits.
Canned artichokes make this hot appetizer spread fast and simple to make.
The perfect make ahead dip that blends fruit, herbs, and cheese. Serve it with snack crackers and fresh vegetables when entertaining.
Shredded carrots add color and nutrition to this easy, make ahead appetizer dip.
This elegant appetizer recipe is so easy to make. It's ready to serve in ony 10 minutes!
This chutney is just a little hot, with loads of fresh lime and cilantro flavor. Try it with meats or chicken.
Select a green salsa with just the right heat level to combine with the artichokes and Monterey Jack cheese when you prepare this quick-and-easy dip.
Colorful vegetables, aromatic herbs, and outstanding cheeses make up the green, white, and red layers of this make-ahead party spread. Serve on crisp, toasted slices of Italian bread.
Perfect for an appetizer tray, serve this citrus flavored, dried fruit cheese log with whole grain crackers.
This recipe goes together in just 15 minutes by starting with cooked pumpkin puree and prepared marmalade. Spread on toast or crackers.
Toast bagel halves and use this cucumber and cream cheese spread for a tasty snack.
Simple and sumptuous, serve this blue cheese and ricotta dip with green apple slices, crackers, and breadsticks. For kids who might find the blue cheese too strong, serve wedges of cheddar with the apple.
These Parmesan breadsticks are a great snack with your choice of dipping sauce. Serve leftover breadsticks with soup or salad.
Two great ingredients -- beer and cheddar cheese -- will make this fondue be the first dish to disappear at any party. If you double or triple the recipe for a larger gathering, consider serving the fondue in a slow cooker on low setting. The thick crock and gentle heat will keep the fondue warm and smooth for a long time.