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A white roll stuffed with cabbage, beef and onions.

Author: klinnea

Texas Sausage Kolaches (Klobasneks)

I grew up in Central Texas, where kolaches and sausage kolaches (also called klobasneks) were plentiful. Every donut shop and bakery had them. Then I moved to Seattle, where nobody had heard of them! I...

Author: Krissi Abbott

Baked Hawaiian Sandwiches

These sandwiches are quick, easy, and always a hit. They can be served at receptions, baby showers, Bible studies, or tailgate parties! I have made large quantities and they have always turned out. Sandwiches...


Chef John's Tomato Tart

One of these days Michele and I will travel to the south of France, where we'll eat this amazing tomato tart at least once a day. It's going to be hot, since we'll have to go in the middle of summer to...

Author: Chef John

Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onion Tarts

Absolutely sinful as an appetizer or accompaniment to a salad! The oozing goat cheese, contrasted against the caramelized onions, topped off with some balsamic vinegar...need I say more?

Author: Jgriffeth


These stuffed savory pastries are a traditional Indian favorite. Lamb meat and spices are cooked together to create a mouthwatering filling for the easy to make dough. The recipe may seem complex, but...

Author: Kimber

Empanada Dough

This basic dough can be filled with Empanada Pork Filling, then fried or baked.

Author: lola

How to Make Cheese Sticks

These super-simple breadsticks are easy, cheesy, and there's no dough to make because we're going to use frozen puff pastry for this. They're very cool for entertaining.

Author: Chef John

Spinach Rolls with Puff Pastry

A vegetarian version of mini sausage rolls but made with a spinach and feta filling. I used frozen spinach because it was a better buy than fresh at the time but the equivalent amount of fresh spinach,...

Author: cassandra

Beef Samosas

Beef and potatoes are the main ingredients folded inside these wonderful deep fried samosas. Chicken livers may be substituted for beef, if you choose. My friend from Bangladesh gave me this savory, spicy...

Author: sassyangelkiwi Donna-Maree Aus

Baked Apple Cider Donuts

All the world's great donuts are fried, except there are a few rare examples of when they're not--and this incredibly delicious and easy-to-make apple cider donut is one notable exception. Since we're...

Author: Chef John

Cheese Crispies

These are addictive! They can be made to anyone's taste by adjusting the amount of heat.

Author: Jan

King Crab Appetizers

These crab tartlets have long since been a family favorite and are requested often at holiday get togethers.

Author: 102183

Jamaican Saltfish Fritters (Stamp and Go)

A popular Jamaican appetizer. Just stamp them out in the kitchen, take some for the road and go! Saltcod can be prepared the day before for a quicker cook time. These are also good served with a spicy...

Author: Monique C.

Cheese Filled Triangles

The only tricky part of this recipe is working with phyllo, and once you get the hang of it, it's fun. Sometimes you get a bad batch of phyllo that rips and tears easily, so I always buy an extra just...

Author: Kathleen

Chicken and Broccoli Braid

Beautiful braided crescent roll with chicken and broccoli.

Author: Kelly Grimes

Blue Cheese and Pear Tartlets

Tasty, hot appetizers that take little time to prepare but will impress your guests!


Crab and Artichoke Tarts

This is a quickly prepared, savory appetizer or hors d'oeuvre.

Author: Zannie

Sausage and Cream Cheese Pinwheels

Good for breakfast or parties.

Author: brandi03

Puff Pastry Shells

These are fairly simple to make, and once baked the real fun begins, as they can hold so many amazing fillings, both sweet and savory. The key is making sure your puff pastry dough is very firm, and very...

Author: Chef John

Chef John's Asparagus Tart

As long as you're pretty good at making rectangles, and trimming things to the right length, this recipe is a breeze. By the way, I'll give the specific ingredient amounts I used here, but this really...

Author: Chef John

Oliebollen (Dutch Doughnuts)

Ollie-bollen, or Oliebollen, are a Dutch pastry similar to a doughnut. It's typically a deep-fried pastry filled with raisins and dusted with powdered sugar. Some modern variations serve them topped with...

Author: FlourGirl

Caramelized Onion Tartlets

Sweet caramelized onion tarts, bite-sized with superior taste.

Author: Jaimie

Spinach Pinwheels

Here's a great looking and great tasting appetizer. It's easy, too! You can substitute any flavor of cheese spread for garlic herb.

Author: BDEGER

Feta Cheese Foldovers

Golden puffed pastries are filled with a feta cheese mixture. These can be made ahead, and popped into the oven after your guests arrive.

Author: Christine L.

Easy German Bierocks (Runza)

This is a quick and easy version of German Bierocks; dough filled with cabbage, hamburger, and onions. They can then be baked or fried. If you have your own roll recipe they are even better.


Chef John's Party Cheese Puffs

These beautiful cheese puffs, gougeres, are as easy as they are delicious. Usually Gruyere cheese is used but I had some very sharp farmhouse Cheddar cheese in the fridge, so I decided to use that. As...

Author: Chef John

Blue Cheese Bites

Canned biscuits, butter and blue cheese. Voila, a nice appetizer. Rich and so good and easy!

Author: Ingrid

Cheese Puff Appetizers

You can prepare these cheese puffs stuffed with olives and freeze them (in an airtight container) for up to two weeks before baking, if you'd like!

Author: Jean

Green Onion Pancake

This is the first I write a recipe. I made it as detailed as possible so it seems a bit long, enjoy! Serve with soy sauce or sour cream as desired.

Author: Tsuzuku

Asparagus Tart with Prosciutto

Puff pastry tart filled with creamy Swiss cheese, asparagus, and prosciutto makes a fabulous appetizer!

Author: Kate SR

Cheese Bourekas

Middle-Eastern style puff pastry pockets filled with cheese. Great served as an appetizer or the traditional Israeli way for breakfast with salad, olives, cheese, and plain yogurt. Could also be filled...


Spinach Phyllo Cups

This is so easy and great for parties!

Author: NAKAGO

Cheddar and Spinach Pinwheels

Cheesy, creamy spinach, and jalapenos are rolled up in a log of puff pastry and sliced into easy appetizer pinwheels that bake in a snap!

Author: Lauryn Macdonald

Cherry Tomato Tart

This tart came about as a way to use up some odds-and-ends ingredients that I had been wanting to get used up. Make sure to place a baking sheet under the tart pan while baking--those tomatoes can make...

Author: Kim

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks

These are amazing; better than any restaurant's, in my opinion.

Author: Lili Zimmermann

Gruyere Gougeres

Classic Gruyere gougeres. A savory version of choux paste, the base for cream puffs and chocolate eclairs. One of my favorite hors d'oeuvres.

Author: krazygrrl9

Tiny Chicken Turnovers

These turnovers make great appetizers and they're worth the extra effort because they taste so good! For do-ahead appetizers, they can be baked, frozen and reheated at 375degrees F (190 degrees C) for...

Author: Amanda Andrews

Traditional Beef Samosas

Samosas filled with a delicious combination of spices.

Author: CaraMeg

Savory Sausage Cups

Quick and easy appetizer using Jimmy DeanĀ® pork sausage, cream cheese, and vegetables make a tasty one-bite treat for any get-together. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Author: Happyschmoopies

Crab Puff Pastry Pinwheels

This is a wonderful appetizer to make for parties, holidays, or office potlucks!

Author: SKMAT

Wrapped Buffalo Chicken Bites

Tasty buffalo chicken wrapped in delicious pastry. Great for parties! Serve with ranch dressing, blue cheese dressing, and celery.

Author: CountryCookin

Salmon Puffs

Delightful salmon and feta cheese filling wrapped in puff pastry. I have substituted spinach and cooked tiny shrimp for salmon in this recipe too.


Easy Mini Strawberry Cream Puffs

A perfect Valentine's Day treat! You'll need to put a bit of muscle into beating the dough, but just think of it as pre-burning calories. Once you taste these, it's really hard to stop at one. Delicious!...

Author: Nicole

Chicken Curry Puffs

These oven-baked beauties are great as appetizers or a snack. They're spicy and savory, with a subtle coconut milk base. In Malaysia, they are traditionally deep fried. But here's a modern version. You...

Author: argus

Spanakopita II

The recipe for these spinach and feta appetizer triangles came from a Greek family friend. They may be frozen prior to baking.


Pesto Puff Pastry Pinwheel

With three main ingredients you can make this gorgeous giant puff pastry pinwheel in no time. Pesto and ricotta fill layers of puff pastry that are cut and twisted into a pinwheel which begs to be pulled...

Author: Magda

Empanadas Fritas de Queso

These empanadas use queso chanco, but a good substitute is a mixture of Swiss and Havarti. I usually bake mine, but they are really good fried. I serve these with a chile-Chile sauce.

Author: damasio

Chilean Style Sopaipillas

This is a traditional Chilean snack, or maybe an appetizer. The truth is that it's a snack eaten during winter time, especially when it rains. It is typical to arrive home after walking through the rainy...

Author: Makka

Fried Mozzarella Puffs

Sometimes even the most fun of foods needs a little refresh. Not only are these mozzarella puffs crispier and more fun to eat than the original fried mozzarella stick, but they're also easier since no...

Author: Chef John