Holiday Appetizer Recipes

A holiday appetizer is the food or drink which is served as a first meal to stimulate the appetite on a particular holiday. It can be anything from a snacks item to a baked dish. Drinks like cocktails are also serves ... More »
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Butternut Squash Soup

Learn how to make this fresh and healthy Butternut Squash soup made using a Blendtec or Vitamix commercial blender. It is sure to warm your heart and soul and remind you of the holidays! - 148.779

Holiday Series: # 2 Spinach & Artichoke Dip Appetizer

GETTING READY 1. Place the spinach in a medium size bowl and thaw thoroughly in the microwave using the defrost setting. 2. Place the spinach in a piece of cheese cloth or a clean kitchen towel and squeeze out all of the excess water. Set aside. 3. Thaw the... - 144.643

Holiday Brie En Croute

Want to brighten your holiday mood in the coming festive session? Here is the best way to celebrate the festival days with your family and friends. Brie en Croute is the pastry stuffed with brie cheese and fruit jams. Bake this in your oven, after watching... - 144.059

Tomato Jewels

Are you searching for a unique idea on some elegant appetizers? These tomato jewels can be just perfect to serve your purpose. Prepared with bright-red colored cherry tomatoes, these appetizers really look like gems when served on table. Learn the preparation... - 143.595

How To Make Stuffed Mushrooms

Are you deciding on - what to serve to your veggie friends for dinner? This special recipe of stuffed mushrooms can be a nice treat for them. It is quite easy to prepare and the process is also not too elaborate. Watch the video and learn the easy process. - 141.033

Creamy Carrot Tarragon Soup

Whether you are feeling low because of winter or just because of life, this aromatic soup will help you feel more connected to your spirit and yourself. - 140.215

Cream Of Two Potato Soup

Since the leaves are beginning to fall and the cold wintry nights are beginning to creep in, a heart and nutritious soup such as this is a must have in our weekday dinner recipes repertoire. This two potato soup is hearty and nutritious; chock full of... - 139.983

Wegmans L'edel De Cleron Cheese Fondue

If you are looking for something different to make as a Holiday appetizer, turn an old recipe into something new. Fondues are a fun way to add a European accent to your holiday party. Wegmans Executive Chef Russell Ferguson shows you this easy recipe using... - 139.127

Sweet And Sour Tomatoes With Filo Wrapped Brie Cheese

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Spinach Flan

Wegmans Chef Nella Neeck shows you how to create a savory flan that is great for entertaining or pleasing your family with an amazing veggie meal. - 137.646

Grilled Sambol Marinated Shrimp

For all of you shrimp lovers, here is another great choice of recipe. In this recipe, shrimps are first marinated in sambol and then grilled. This special spicy flavor of sambol adds on to the taste of shrimps. A must-do for any grilling adventure at your... - 137.393

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pastry Cups

Planning to serve something exceptional at your kid's birthday party? These crispy and puffy peanut butter cups with chocolate and marshmallow are just excellent as party treats. Watch the video to learn the cooking method. - 136.845

Wegmans Nut And Mushroom Pate

Wegmans Executive Chef Julie Jordan shares this flavorful vegan pate for the next time you entertain. It's also probably ten times healthier than meat pate. - 136.088

Raw Holiday Salad

Excited for Thanksgiving but not sure what to bring to the table? Everyone you know will go CRAZY for this FullyRaw Holiday Salad of EPIC proportions! It's crunchy, sweet, and creamy, and it hits every taste bud, keeping you in a state of smiling bliss! I... - 135.569

Garlic Bread With A Twist

If you want to try something special and flavorful, try this garlic bread with a twist. Easy to make yet delicious, this bread is just not to be missed. - 135.095

Hearty Pumpkin And Black Bean Soup

If you are looking for a perfect soup to serve in your special fall dinner, then you should watch the video. This warm and hearty pumpkin and black bean soup offers you total comfort in a mild Autumn evening. Pumpkin is rich in vitamin A and black beans are... - 134.452

Duck And Mushroom Crostini

Crostini topped with creamy mushroom and smoked duck - sounds truly irrestible. What about preparing these appetizers in your own kitchen? Watch this video and you too can make them with little dedication. - 133.92

Apple Salad Fall

The holiday season is here, and you know what that means- indulging in a lot of fatty and delicious food. But I have a healthy alternative for you that will satisfy your taste buds and balance out those unhealthy meals. I'm going to be making an Apple Fall... - 132.684

Savoury Mini Croissants

If you're looking for a quick and impressive idea for your holiday buffet, try the mini-croissants with salmon and bacon! - 132.613

Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders With Spicy Creole Mustard Sauce

Cook your own at home and enjoy succulent, juicy and flavorful chicken strips instead of store-bought varieties that tend to be dry and not very tasty. These Crispy Fried Chicken fingers is a crowd pleaser and are extremely popular as well, especially with... - 130.708

Mediterranean Spiced Pumpkin Soup

This pumpkin soup combines the wonderful savory flavors of fall with the Mediterranean to warm you up on a cold day. It combines fresh ingredients with fragrant spices that go together to make this pumpkin soup so flavorful. It is wonderful when served with... - 130.194

Bangin' Cheesy Garlic Bread

If you want to have a garlic bread, try this recipe with a twist. Made with herbs and veggies, this bread is a perfect appetizer and can be relished at any time any day. - 130.174

Turkey And Vegetable Soup

One of the best ways to use up your leftover turkey is this turkey and vegetable soup. Its creamy, rustic and full of delectable flavors. Watch the video for recipe details. - 130.028

Homemade Rack Of Lamb

Chef Melody has shown how to make Rack of Lamb in the restaurant style in the video. She explains the recipe step by step. You can make this dish especially on holidays for your family. - 129.469

Chipotle Hummus

I often make this hummus dish when I'm entertaining guests and I'm in a bit of a rush. It's the perfect snack that everyone loves and it's so quick and easy to prepare. The addition of a Serrano chile and chipotle pepper gives this homemade recipe a subtle... - 127.881

Grilled Pear, Endive And Crottin De Chavignol Toasts

Lots of people love their French goat’s cheese, but many don’t know how versatile and tasty a cooking ingredient it can be! Sophie Wright, the ambassador for Easy Cheesy Chèvre, TV Chef and bestselling author, has come up with some top tips and recipes... - 127.44

How To Make Potato Skin Bites

Another great appetizer! This one calls for the use of potato…and potatoes do make some of the best appetizers and sides! Jen demonstrates how to make a simple Italian sausage-stuffed baked potato…great idea for party time. - 127.187

Cranberry-turkey Wraps

Absolutely delicious! Filled with turkey, homemade cranberry sauce, curried cream cheese and walnuts, these wraps are a terrific way to freshen up your holiday leftovers. You've just got to give these amazing wraps a try! - 126.635

Keith's Tempura Sushi Rolls

Why go out and buy expensive sushi when you can make it right at home? This video prepares a simple sushi dish from turkey and special seasoning. Sushi, a humble but beloved dish, when made to perfection gives an absolute awesome taste, just as you want it to... - 126.635

Korean Food: Beef And Sea Mustard Soup (소고기 미역국)

GETTING READY 1. In a bowl, soak the dried sea mustard in water for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes of soaking, the sea mustard will yield about 1 cup. MAKING 2. On a chopping board, cut the soaked sea mustard into bite sized pieces and keep aside. 3. In a hot... - 126.249

Chicken, Pickled Beet Salad With Horseradish Peppercorn Mayonnaise

My Festive holiday salad...great for leftover turkey or chicken. - 125.575

Lebanese Samboosak

These Lebanese appetizers will remind you of Bierocks/Pierogis or Samosas. Samboosek is a wonderful buffet or party appetizer and if loved by adults and kids alike. These ground beef sambooseks are baked so a much healthier alternative to the deep fried ones. - 124.595

Moroccan Tomato Jam - Appetizer

The Moroccan cuisine is well known for its beautiful flavors. The Moroccan Tomato Jam is an authentic fare coming right at you. In Morocco, they caramelize tomatoes with honey and orange blossom water and serve it as an appetizer (hot or cold) with bread. But... - 124.159

Honey And Sesame Sweet Sausages

For an appetizer recipe that is easy to make and amazingly yummy, watch this video by Kim. Watch now to learn more! - 123.944

Tomato Tart

This recipe is a delicious tomato pie from scratch - homemade pastry dough, topped with organic heirloom tomatoes, apple wood smoked bacon, fresh rosemary and Spanish blue cheese. - 123.285

Kahlua Nut Brie Appetizer - Baked Brie Recipe - Easy Dip For The Holidays

Try this Kahlua nut brie recipe for the Holidays! It's a nice hot dip right out of the oven and it's easy to make. This is a sweet appetizer with the addition of Kahlua, sugar and pecans. - 123.149

Crab Chowder Topped With Fried Oysters

A chowder that will warm through the autumn days! An easy but time taking recipe, but the efforts are totally worth it! Watch Ken make this impeccable chowder. - 122.198

Spanish Tapas: Garbonzo Con Espinaca

Chef Matthew Pressler from Matador in Wayne, PA makes a Spanish tapas: Garbonzo con Espinaca - 121.91

Easy Sausage Cheese Balls (without Bisquick)

Classic sausage cheese balls made without bisquick. Super easy and super delicious! Great last minute appetizer. These sausage balls are have the perfect texture and pairs great with many different dipping sauces. - 121.818

Betty's Holiday Pecan-crusted Yam Patties ☆

The best thing to do for holidays is to have some quick and easy snack recipes handy to manage the surprise guests. These Pecan Crusted Yam Patties are a perfect example. This is a great holiday recipe. It requires very few ingredients and steps, and it can... - 121.717

Tomato Bruschetta

Simple, fresh and highly-palatable, bruschetta makes for a delectable Italian appetizer that is a cinch to make. Prepared in less than an hours time, this lip-smacking entrée can be enjoyed any time of the year. Stream this video to know how to put together... - 121.409

Leftover Turkey And Apple Romaine Salad

Oh yes! This perhaps what most Hollywood celebs have for lunch every day. It is low in carb, high in protein – making it very ideal. Turkey and Apple Romaine Salad is very tasty and not mention that sweet crunch that you will get from the apple. Watch and... - 121.39

Homemade Sprouted Moong With Potatoes

not only add taste and texture, but also nutrients to any food. Vandana Karani presents a lip-smacking bean sprout and potato dish that makes for a healthful and tasty addition to your dinner tale. After all, what could be a better way to get the best of both... - 120.757

Andrew's Turkey Soup

Pamper your loved ones with a hearty turkey soup with plenty of fresh vegetables to enlighten your health. Take a look at this video that shares a super simple recipe for a terrific soup that is absolutely delicious and satisfying. Give an extra special touch... - 120.622

Cranberry Cheese Caramelized Onion Bites With Citrus Feel

Sweet and savory appetizers are real fun at dos with friends or kitty parties. Watch the recipe to make a real show stopping Cranberry Cheese Caramelized Onion Bites with interestingly mixed flavors of cranberries and oranges running in every bite! - 120.294

Tangy Cranberry Meatballs

Perfect for a holiday appetizer, tailgate party or family get-together, these Tangy Cranberry Meatballs come together in a jiffy using leftover gravy and cranberry sauce from your holiday meal. So easy...and so good! - 120.21

Culinary Carrie: Garlic Head Shrimp Boats

Garlic Head Shrimp Boats - A devilishly better deviled egg. When family and friends stop by for those traditional holiday meals there seems to be a much larger array of side-dishes than at any other meal throughout the year. There's just something about... - 120.199

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Try this Curried Butternut Squash Soup this fall. It is a perfect way to welcome the new season. It is rich and creamy soup that has nice caramelized flavor as the squash is roasted. You can add an extra kick to it with the lime crema as a garnish. Happy... - 120.184

Ranch Stuffed Eggs

Simple eggs that can be done in minutes. Using a gallon bag for piping and The Bag Holder fo a no mess snack. - 119.622

Korean Food: Meat Jeon

Today, I will share a delicious traditional Korean holiday food using beef. Basically, you marinate some beef with bulgogi sauce and fry it covered with flour and egg. It is a very savory food that you can serve for your party or for a special meal. My... - 119.373

Get Your Freekeh On - Post Holiday Soup With New Superfood

Not sure what to do with all of that leftover turkey? In this episode of Feast in the Middle East, Blanche shows you how to combine it with fresh seasonal vegetables and freekeh (or 'farik'), which is young, roasted green wheat with a nutty flavor and... - 119.091

Holiday Appetizers (cooking With Carolyn)

Here are some great appetizer recipes for the holidays or any time of the year. Easy, quick and very tasty. - 118.694

Spiced Cream Of Pumpkin & Coconut - Vegan

Here is a very smooth, silky, elegant and fantastically delicious cream for the Holidays. It is also low calorie and vegan. Enjoy! - 118.543

Arancini With Fresh Creamy Mozzarella Served With Basil Almond Pesto

Fried rice balls stuffed with creamy mozzarella coated with breadcrumbs make excellent antipasti at parties. - 118.482

Seared Tuna Steaks With Spinach And Goat Cheese Salad

Cook yourself a treat with some tuna steaks! Have these fish steaks with some fresh spinach and goat cheese side to complete the meal. See the video for more of Ken's awesome cooking! - 118.402

Shrimp On The Grill

Barbecuing is a fun thing to do! Ken is showing how to get the shrimps on the grill. An easy appetizer to make! Watch the video for more. - 118.17

Homemade Bean Spread

Ditch the mayo! It's time to go healthy with bean spread instead. A blend of lip-smacking ingredients, this finger-licking good spread tastes absolutely heavenly and is a breeze to make. Just follow the recipe as shown in the video to quickly cook up a jar of... - 118

Roasted Red Potatoes With Cheese, Dill & Dijon Appetizer

At Thanksgiving and during the holiday season, my family loves to get together and PARTY! Here's a delicious, easy-to-make appetizer to share with your family and friends: Roasted Potatoes with Cheese, Dill & Dijon. Video Brought to you by Jarlsberg USA. - 118

Cajun Spinach Enchiladas

This famous Enchilada dish comes from Cajun cook Beryl Stokes kitchen and she creates wonder with the dish. The combination of spinach adds a different taste to create an exotic flavor. The next time you want to make something different, you know where to... - 117.906

Coca-cola Ham

With the holidays upon us, this week I cooked up a sweet, Southern-style Coca-Cola Ham. I try to be good these days and stay away from the soft drinks and sweet tea. Ice water suffices for a drink, but not for this recipe. It calls for 24 ounces of Coke for... - 117.432

Ghoulish Banquet For Halloween

In this video, Victoria shows you how to put together a Ghoulish Banquet for Halloween. It just needs a few ingredients, that's all! Enjoy! - 117.226

Dragon Roll Sushi

The dragon roll is an outside thick roll that is wrapped with thinly sliced avocado. The green layers of the avocado resembles the scales of a dragon. This Dragon Roll consists of salmon, cucumber and avocado. This is a beautiful appetizer to serve during the... - 117.194

Cheryls Home Cooking/ Deviled Eggs

An excellent appetizer to make in a hurry. Its quick and easy to make. Great for the holidays and sports games on TV. A hit with my family. - 117.15

Chilled Shrimp Gazpacho

A treat for the summer is a nice and cold gazpacho! A shrimp version is also worth making for the summers that have set in. To try this, watch this video! - 117.142

Thanksgiving Leftovers - Chicken And Dumpling Soup

MAKING 1. In a pot on high heat, pour in the chicken stock and bring it to a rolling boil. 2. Once it starts boiling, add the celery and onions and mix well. 3. Add in the carrots and dried parsley and stir well. Cover it and let it simmer for about 10 - 12... - 117.126

Holiday Green Bean Bundles

This year for the Holidays make these Green Bean Bundles, It is fresh green beans, bacon, and a sweet and savory sauce. Simple and delicious! Mucho gusto! - 116.482

Smoked Salmon And Cream Cheese Mini Quiches

Smoked Salmon And Cream Cheese Mini Quiches is fun starter to any great feast. - 116.378

Wine Punch

A party is incomplete without the drinks! A wine punch is the apt thing to make! If you have some colorful cups and bowl the punch is all that is required! Watch this video to make this easy wine punch! - 116.346

Chinese Pork And Shrimp Wonton Soup

Chinese pork and shrimp wonton soup is an appetizing soup with yummy wontons. This soup is simple and delicious with authentic chinese flavors in the wontons. Just relax and enjoy your evening with this wonderful soup with the family in your cozy home and... - 116.136

Venison Tenderloin Over Garlic Toast

A venison appetizer for a change? This is a simple recipe, that calls for lightly seared venison topped over garlic-herb toast. Some good tips to work with the venison, so listen closely. - 116.05

Pork Dumplings

Whether you are looking for a perfect entrée for your Chinese New Year Celebrations or just a yummy treat to “pig out” on, pork dumplings is something that can truly satiate you. Megan and Paula whomps up this classic pork delight using simplest of... - 115.846

Wild Mushroom Soup

If wild mushroom is your favorite than there is no escaping this smooth and velvety smooth from Chef Keith Snow. It’s the deep and earthy flavor of this soup that distinguishes it from other. This rich soup would be a perfect delight to be served for... - 115.809

Smoked Beet Salad With Goat Cheese And Balsamic Vinaigrette

Nothing like CANNED BEETS! This is a great dish for the holidays. Lightly smoked, a little sweet, a little salty. This dish touches all of the senses! - 115.288

Holiday Salad

MAKING 1. In a mixing bowl combine the romaine, cucumber, granny smith apples, red bell pepper and avocado. 2. Drizzle honey and vinegar over salad. 3. Toss salad well. SERVING 4. Serve with your meal or roast. - 115.04

Thanksgiving Recipes : Asparagus Wrapped With Prosciutto

Rebecca Brand shows how to make the most delicious of asparagus dishes. Asparagus wrapped with prosciutto or bacon is a showstopper on Thanksgiving or special dinner. Roasted asparagus in this method is Italian by origin, this first course for an elegant... - 114.945

Healthy Salmon Salad With Lemon Tea Dressing

Refreshingly delicious, this good-for-you salad is quite a gourmet treat. This wonderful salad packs in the goodness of salmon and the flavor of lemon tea and is totally a treat for the senses. Besides its easy to make too. So what are you waiting for? Get... - 114.644

Seafood In Pom Teriyaki Marinade

Here is an amazing video that shows an incredible recipe to make grilled calamari shrimps. The chef here nicely marinates the shrimps in a flavorful pomegranate teriyaki sauce. These grilled shrimps are perfect for any beach party or even a get-together. Try... - 114.457

Spiced Nuts

Lynn demonstrates how to make Spiced Nuts. These would be a great appetizer for a party. - 114.228

Betty's Holiday Turkey Salad -- Christmas

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Holiday Turkey Salad. This is a great way to use turkey or chicken leftover from a holiday meal. - 114.062

How To Make Turkey Meatballs

Welcome to the SimpleCookingChannel. Things might get pretty simple sometimes but sometimes that's just what a person needs. I hope you like my recipe for turkey meatballs. - 114.054

Russian Herring Under Fur Coat Salad

We are heading towards holidays and no Russian holiday can be made without Russian Herring Under Fur Coat Salad. So I bring to you this salad recipe. - 114.04

Lebanese Pumpkin Kibbeh Kebab

People rave over the unique flavor of this vegetarian kibbeh kebabs. The subtle taste of the pumpkin and bulgur wheat compliments the filling of sautéed onions, and walnuts and the flavor of the pomegranate makes them tart yet sweet. Offer these Pumpkin... - 114.019

How To Make Chicken Meatballs- Simple Classic Chicken Meatballs

Learn how to make simple classic chicken meatballs. Perfect for holiday entertaining or to make in bulk in advance for when family is coming over. These meatballs freeze well, refrigerate well and can be used in variety of different recipes. - 113.968

Curried Cocktail Meatballs (new Year's Eve Party Special)

Learn how to prepare Curried cocktail meatballs at home for your next get-together or holiday party. These bite size, make ahead curried meatballs can be enjoyed on their own or simmered in a tomato sauce. - 113.259

Salmon Spread Cucumber Round

Want a gourmet looking easy to prepare and delicious appetizer for a special party? Try making Salmon Spread Cucumber Round with Gluten Free recipe videos. Doesn’t matter if its gluten free because everyone is going to love them. The recipe doesn’t need... - 112.576

How To Make Eggnog Soup

Welcome to the SimpleCookingChannel. Things might get pretty simple sometimes but sometimes that's just what a person needs. I hope you like my recipe for eggnog soup. - 112.455

Chicken Tikka Tarts - Party Appetizers

Tart shells filled with a delicious Tikka Masala and cream cheese blend. Easy to make and perfectly delicious. - 111.881

Cranberry And Soy Glazed Mini Hotdogs

Lynn demonstrates how to make Cranberry and Soy Glazed Mini Hotdogs. This appetizer would be great for a party or Holiday get together. - 111.679

Ryan's Escargot Recipe

If you are an adventurous eater, then you are simple going to love this recipe video. Ryan karcher shows you how to cook escargot or garden snails in a butter sauce and topped with Parmesan cheese. This buttery, rich appetizer tastes best when prepared with... - 111.111

Venison With Plum And Ginger Wine Sauce

Look out this outstanding video that shares an incredible venison recipe in a super flavorful plum and ginger wine sauce. The video is wonderfully presented and absolutely interesting to see. Serve this terrific dish on any special occasion and rejoice. - 110.775

Elba's Hot And Spicy Stuffed Mushrooms

Today I will show how to make my Hot and Spicy Stuffed Mushrooms. They will go very well for all of your upcoming play off games and Super Bowl Parties. They will be sure to score a touch down at your party. - 110.569

Cranberry Crabmeat Appetizers

Lynn demonstrates how to make Cranberry Crabmeat Appetizers. These are perfect to serve before dinner or take to a Holiday party. These are quick to prepare and require only a few ingredients. - 110.566

Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates

This delectable goat cheese stuffed dates recipe makes a perfect holiday appetizer and only takes a few minutes and 2-4 ingredients to make. Awesome! - 110.295

Crimson Christmas Meatballs

This ridiculously simple recipe is absolutely gorgeous for holiday entertaining! - 109.69

Thai Infused Apple Butternut Squash Soup

A nice blend of not the combinable veggies being used to make a nice creamy soup! This video done by Gavin is clear and precise with all the steps and explanations to make this warming bowl! - 109.334

Basil Bread With Salad

If you enjoy the fine-tasting things in life, then you will definitely love this bread delicacy. Flavorful, healthy and highly appeasing to the palate, this dish can be whopped up easily at home using a handful of ingredients. Next time you are craving for... - 109.291

Indian Tofu Tikka

Healthy combination of Tofu and Veggies in just one recipe. Tofu marinated in spicy, flavored yogurt and then baked till it becomes crispy and crusty. A really good starter or appetizer party, potlucks!! - 109.277

Smoked Pumpkin Soup

A sweet and savory soup that will go great with any holiday meal or maybe a cold night! - 108.428

Once A Week Kitchen - Cheese & Onion Quiche

This crisp short crust pastry and a just-set no-cream cheesy and onion filling is a good perfect for dinner parties, Sunday brunches, pot lucks, picnics and even afternoon tea. You can whip up this tasty, homemade quiche in no time and serve it warm or... - 108.352

Delicious Deviled Eggs

In this video, Chef John shows us how to make this delicious appetizer. He also shows his method of boiling eggs. This is a video that all Deviled Eggs lovers must watch. Give these sinfully delicious deviled eggs a try for your next big buffet party. Enjoy! - 108.276