Party Appetizers

Keep the party appetizers coming to set the tone for warm and memorable gatherings. From birthdays to holidays to Chinese New Year, these easy party appetizers will wow your guests.

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Perfect Party Food: Appetizers That Dazzle

You might say that appetizers can make a party--little portable bites keep guests from feeling full and sluggish, and their portability means everyone can socialize freely. (Have you ever been trapped by a boring seatmate at a sit-down dinner? A nightmare!)

Two-Cheese Party Pastries

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

These savory Napoleon appetizers feature layers of puff pastry with a delicious blue cheese-walnut filling. They're just perfect for your next cocktail party.

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Honey and Walnut Baked Brie

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

Take this appetizer along as your next hostess gift and you will certainly be invited back! In this version of Brie en Croute, the sweet and savory filling bakes inside the brie itself. Give it a's delicious.

Total: 1 hr 40 mins

Brie in Puff Pastry with Cranberry Sauce

Betty Crocker

Crimson cranberries provide a little tartness to mellow Brie cheese encased in flaky puff pastry.

Total: 1 hr 55 mins

Herb Cheesecake


Cheesecake is not for dessert only...pull this savory, make-ahead variety out of the fridge and you've got an exquisite appetizer to satisfy a crowd.

Total: 6 hrs 25 mins

Parmesan Cheese Twists

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

Twisted puff pastry strips laced with Parmesan cheese and herbs make easy and elegant appetizers...they can also be served with your main course. You can make them ahead and freeze...they go directly from the freezer to the oven.

Total: 1 hr 20 mins

Cinnamon-Apple Chex® Mix

Betty Crocker

Apples, spice and nuts mix up in a microwave-easy munchy mix that's ready in just 15 minutes.

Total: 15 mins
Total: 2 hrs 25 mins

Sausage and Stuffing Criss-Cross Pastry

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

If you love stuffing, and who doesn't, you have to try this savory and elegant main-dish pastry. Using puff pastry, bulk sausage and stuffing mix means that you've only got 20 minutes of prep time before the pastry is ready to bake.

Total: 1 hr 45 mins

Chai Crunch

Betty Crocker

Party time! Impress your guests with a hip new flavor of a tasty new Chex® cereal snack.

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Goat Cheese, Cranberry Chutney and Toasted Walnut Envelopes

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

Golden puff pastry envelopes are filled with an appetizing combination of goat cheese, cranberry chutney and walnuts to make these sweet and savory delights.

Total: 1 hr 10 mins

Spinach-Cheese Swirls

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

These tempting appetizers look like they're difficult to make...but they're not. They feature a spinach, onion and cheese filling simply rolled up in flaky puff pastry and sliced into pinwheels.

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Two-Way Maple Peanut Mix

Better Homes and Gardens

Spicy food fans will like the red pepper version of this snack mix. Others will like the plain version.

Savory Mini Wraparounds

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

You can make a variety of appetizers with one box of puff pastry sheets. The recipe gives you many filling suggestions...choose the ones that sound good to you, or be creative and come up with your own.

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Chicken Puffs

Betty Crocker

Hosting an appetizer buffet? Showcase these mini chicken sandwiches that boast a do-ahead prep tip.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Ginger-Rice Crunch

Betty Crocker

Gluten-free Rice Chex® mixes up into a honey of a snack with banana, coconut, nuts and ginger.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Spicy Honey-Mustard Sausage Wraps

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

Perfect for your next party, these tasty appetizers have it all wrapped up...rolls of puff pastry filled with spicy kielbasa and honey mustard...delicious!

Total: 1 hr 35 mins
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