98 Appetizer Recipes To Get Any Party Started

So, you're having a party. Wahoo! You have the invitations, the decorations, but wait, what about the food?! You're going to need an amazing app spread to keep your guests mingling and from getting hungry. But where are you going to start? Before you have a moment of panic, take a deep breath, and know that when it comes to easy, simple-to-follow, delicious recipes, Mashed always has your back, and this instance is no different.

We've put together a collection of some of our favorite appetizer recipes — 98 of them, to be exact — that we're pretty sure your guests will devour at your next cocktail party, shindig, get-together, backyard barbecue, or any other type of party. Any way you slice it, these recipes are gold and clutch to have in your repertoire in preparation for the big event. Our list has got everything from staple favorites like pigs in a blanket to seemingly more complicated recipes, like the one for individual cheese soufflés. So, what are you waiting for? Get cooking!

1. Simple Collard Wrap

This Middle Eastern-inspired app has three elements: collard greens, falafel, and tzatziki (a yogurt-based sauce used for dipping in our case). When the homemade falafel seasoned with just the right spices is wrapped inside the collard greens along with red peppers, some hummus, and a few spoonfuls of tzatziki, the result is absolute deliciousness. Recipe developer Maren Esptein has some great tips for how to successfully navigate the collard green wrap, so you're sure to find tasty success and the perfect addition to any appetizer spread.

Recipe: Simple Collard Wrap

2. Sheet Pan Nachos

Nachos are a go-to appetizer, especially for sports game-viewing parties along with some wings and pigs in a blanket. In their purest form, nachos are simply tortilla chips covered in cheese, but Mashed's version from recipe developer Melissa Olivieri takes this concept up a notch adding jalapeños, veggies – including fresh tomatoes – olives, ground beef, and plenty of spices. Olivieri has tips for what kinds of cheeses to use depending on your tastes and what dips to serve alongside your nachos. What's even better, these nachos are assembled and baked on a single sheet pan making clean-up a breeze.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Nachos

3. Easy Air Fryer Green Tomatoes

Green tomatoes are the perfect complement to any summer meal. This air fryer green tomato recipe results in individual slices of one of our favorite foods, also making the tomatoes the ideal appetizer on their own. These babies are coated in a breadcrumb and cornmeal mixture to add crispness before being popped in the air fryer for a few minutes. Recipe developer Miriam Hahn has tips on how to perfectly coat the tomato slices and why they need to be patted as dry as possible before being coated.

Recipe: Easy Air Fryer Green Tomatoes

4. Dill Onion Dip

Why not take the classic onion dip you usually serve as an app at parties and add a twist with some dill? This dill onion dip offers a different version of a regular onion dip that's just as perfect for dipping veggies or chips in as the traditional version. You'll simply chop up some dill, mix it with mayo and sour cream, then add some common spices and parsley. You're done in just five minutes!

Recipe: Dill Onion Dip

5. Spanakopita

A classic Greek pastry, spanakopita is the perfect appetizer because it's a sure crowd-pleaser with its savory layers of spinach and flaky Phyllo dough. Recipe developer Kate Shungu notes this recipe seems harder than it looks, but it really comes down to being meticulous with the Phyllo dough layers, which can be time-consuming, but when the dish as a whole with spinach and Greek yogurt mixture baked between these layers comes out of the oven, the rewards will be well worth it. Shungu recommends cutting the pastry into triangles after cooking for optimal visual appeal on your appetizer table.

Recipe: Spanakopita

6. 3-Ingredient Jalapeño Poppers

What's better than surprising guests with an appetizer that's got the kick of a jalapeño balanced with the coolness of cream cheese and the taste of chicken sausage to round everything out? A recipe that pulls all these elements together with just these three ingredients and cooks in the air fryer in just ten minutes, that's what. You'll simply half and hollow out the jalapeño peppers, stuff them with a mixture of cream cheese and diced sausage, and pop them in the air fryer. Alternatively, recipe developer Ksenia Prints offers instructions for how the poppers can be cooked in the oven.

Recipe: 3-Ingredient Jalapeño Poppers

7. Parmesan Crusted Fried Mushrooms

Cheese-crusted and fried anything is sure to make party-goers flock to the appetizer table, and our recipe for Parmesan-crusted fried mushrooms are sure to be a hit. To make these little morsel bites, you'll just need to slice up your mushrooms – recipe developer Susan Olayinka has advice on whether to make your slices thicker or thinner, depending on your desired level of crunch – mix together a batter, add some Parmesan and breadcrumbs, coat the mushrooms, and fry it all up.

Recipe: Parmesan Crusted Fried Mushrooms

8. Spider Web Taco Dip

This layered taco dip is perfect for a Halloween party and sure to be loved by both kids and adults alike because it's given a spooky upgrade from your usual taco dip with the addition of a sour cream web and spiders made from olives. For this recipe, you'll need plenty of spices, refried beans, Mexican cheese, salsa, and guacamole to create the layers and some veggies for the garnish on top. Get creative when decorating the dip with the web, and be sure to add several spiders for the ultimate creepy factor.

Recipe: Spider Web Taco Dip

9. Easy Shrimp Roll

This shrimp roll recipe will teach you not only how to make these delectable little shrimp rolls sure to be a hit at any party, but also how to make an accompanying peanut dipping sauce. Recipe developer Maren Epstein offers tips on how to wrap with rice wraps and what ingredient to add to bring some spice to your dipping sauce. Luckily, the whole prep and cook process takes under 20 minutes because once these guys hit the app table, they're sure to disappear quickly and guests will be pleading for more.

Recipe: Easy Shrimp Roll

10. Easy Slow Cooked Little Smokies

Recipe developer Hayley MacLean says the slow cooker is the ideal appliance to cook sausages in because the low heat is perfect for optimizing the sausage's flavor and allowing it to best complement the barbecue sauce it's simmering in. The key to this easy slow cooked little smokies recipe is the barbecue sauce, which is simply a mixture of a bottle of store-bought barbecue sauce, brown sugar, ketchup, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and some spices. MacLean even has a recommendation if you want to add some spice to the sauce. Cook 'em up and serve them with toothpicks, because these little babies are saucy!

Recipe: Easy Slow Cooked Little Smokies

11. Baked Brie

It seems as though party attendees naturally gravitate toward cheese-based appetizers because, well, who doesn't love cheese? To cater to such friends and family, may we present our recipe for baked brie, a classy, French-inspired cheese dip sure to please everyone. What's even better, this baked brie is easy and quick to make, so you'll be enjoying it with crackers or bread alongside your pals in no time. All you'll need is a wheel of brie, olive oil, some thyme, and honey to drizzle over the top after baking. Bon appétit!

Recipe: Baked Brie

12. Copycat Chili's Southwest Egg Rolls

If you're a fan of Chili's southwest egg rolls and regularly flock to the restaurant to nosh on the appetizer, you know this isn't your traditional Chinese egg roll but rather a Mexican twist on the Asian classic. Recipe developer Kristen Carli was able to emulate the scrumptious taste of these creative egg rolls with this recipe calling for chicken, beans, veggies, cheese, and taco seasoning, all of which are fried in flour tortillas. Carli also recommends making a dipping sauce of guacamole mixed with ranch dressing to accompany these southwest egg rolls.

Recipe: Copycat Chili's Southwest Egg Rolls

13. Buffalo Cauliflower

Call all your vegan, vegetarian, and meat-loving friends over because this Buffalo cauliflower recipe is sure to please all your guests. These bites are easy to prep but do take some time to cook, as they require two rounds in the oven, once to secure the batter and then again after brushing the florets with Buffalo sauce. Recipe developer Ksenia Prints provides instructions on how to cut a whole cauliflower into florets and offers a recommendation on what ingredient to add to curb the tanginess of the Buffalo sauce.

Recipe: Buffalo Cauliflower

14. Easy Apple Bruschetta

This apple bruschetta recipe is so easy; you'll simply have to slice up a French baguette, apples — recipe developer Kristen Carli recommends Granny Smiths for their tart flavor — and brie cheese, assemble the bread and cheese slices and bake, then add the apples and drizzle with honey. They'll take just seven minutes to prep and seven minutes to cook, so you'll be ready to serve these yummy little, bite-sized morsels to party-goers in no time.

Recipe: Easy Apple Bruschetta

15. Easy Firecracker Shrimp

Recipe developer Stephanie Rapone recommends eating these easy firecracker shrimp as soon as you're done preparing them, as if you and your friends and family will be able to wait! While shrimp may be popular and delicious in its own right, adding this sweet yet spicy sauce made from honey, Sriracha, mayo, and chili paste really elevates the seafood to new levels. Rapone has specific suggestions on what kind of shrimp to use for optimal yumminess, so be sure to follow the recipe closely.

Recipe: Easy Firecracker Shrimp

16. 3-Ingredient Pumpkin Hummus

Hummus is always a party favorite with its smooth texture and rich flavor, and while this hummus is no different in that respect it has a creative twist making it perfect for preparing and serving in the fall months. You'll simply mix up some store-bought hummus, pumpkin puree, and pumpkin spice seasoning in a food processor or by hand with a whisk, scoop into a bowl — and maybe garnish with a few pumpkin seeds — and serve with veggies or pita chips.

Recipe: 3-Ingredient Pumpkin Hummus

17. Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Making crab stuffed mushrooms may sound intimidating, but trust us, these little guys are easy to prep and assemble and once you've had one bite of the mushroom-crab combo, you'll know you have to make more to share with friends and family. Recipe developer Laura Sampson walks you through how to prepare the crab, horseradish, and cream cheese filling, remove the stems from the mushrooms, and how to make sure you're baking them to perfection.

Recipe: Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

18. Copycat IKEA Meatballs

Anyone who has ever been to an IKEA food court has seen the store's famous Swedish meatballs on the menu or on the plate of the diner next to you. Mashed's Jake Vigliotti reports that the recipe was so popular IKEA actually released the recipe to the public, but Vigliotti claims that this recipe doesn't quite fit the bill, and instead offers an alternative recipe, which includes both ground beef and ground pork, to satisfy your IKEA meatball cravings. We've also included instructions for how to make the beef sauce to pour over the meatballs and wow your party guests.

Recipe: Copycat IKEA Meatballs

19. Corned Beef Egg Rolls

This unique twist on the classic Asian-inspired egg roll contains veggies and corned beef, the latter of which recipe developer Susan Olayinka says has a salty taste that makes "these spring rolls really flavorful." The process of making these corned beef spring rolls is fairly easy; you'll just shred and fry your vegetables — which include onion, carrots, and cabbage — wrap the ingredients in egg roll wrappers, and fry these babies up in a pot. Olayinka has recommendations on which dipping sauces are ideal to serve alongside these corned beef egg rolls.

Recipe: Corned Beef Egg Rolls

20. Beer Battered Mozzarella Sticks

What do you get when you mix gooey sticks of cheese with a crispy, flavorful exterior? Lots of elbowing for room around the app table, that's what. Recipe developer Kristen Carli has recommendations about what kind of beer to use to optimize deliciousness and notes this recipe takes just eight total minutes to prep and cook. While these sticks of joy could easily be enjoyed on their own, if you're looking for a dipping sauce, Carli recommends marinara sauce or ranch dressing.

Recipe: Beer Battered Mozzarella Sticks

21. Easy Crab Cakes

Who says you have to travel to Maryland to get great crab cakes? Not us, especially when we have recipe developer Erin Johnson, who hails from the Chesapeake Bay area, in our back pocket with an incredible crab cakes recipe that you can easily make at home to impress all your friends, east coast-based and beyond. Johnson has recommendations on what kind of seasoning to use — hint: it's exactly what you'd expect — and how much to use — hint: depends on how much you love it as well as a crunch alternative to bread crumbs.

Recipe: Easy Crab Cakes

22. Air Fryer Garlic Parmesan Fries

It's easy to take French fries to the next level with the addition of some garlic and cheese, and this recipe takes what's usually reserved as a side to hamburgers and sandwiches to a bonafide appetizer on its own. Plus, when cooked in your air fryer, they're a bit more nutritious than fries fried in oil. You can cut your own potatoes for this recipe or even use a bag of frozen French fries to get a jump on the game. Serve these fries with some ketchup or simply enjoy on their own.

Recipe: Air Fryer Garlic Parmesan Fries

23. Easter Deviled Eggs

We love a good deviled egg, but little did we know there was a holiday version we would adore even more. These Easter deviled eggs will take a little over half an hour to make, so they're the perfect activity to engage the whole family while you're waiting for the Easter bunny to hop on down the bunny trail. Guests will love these deviled eggs with colorful, food coloring-dyed egg whites that make them look just like the Easter eggs you hunt for in the yard, only these are delicious to eat!

Recipe: Easter Deviled Eggs

24. Pierogies

Looking for an app recipe sure to please everyone, even the little ones? Look no further than this pierogi recipe for dumplings filled with potato and quark cheese. Recipe developer Alexandra Shytsman offers tips on what kinds of potatoes to use for best success and how long you'll need to knead your dough. Shytsman also recommends filling the pierogies with others, making this recipe not only a delicious treat but a family activity that everyone can participate in anticipation for the big party.

Recipe: Pierogies

25. Easy Caprese Skewers

What's better than a classic caprese salad with tomatoes, basil, mozzarella, and a yummy balsamic glaze? Caprese salad on a stick, obviously. Such a modification turns this caprese recipe into the perfect easy-to-walk-around-with-and-eat appetizer and a surefire crowd-pleaser. Recipe developer Kristen Carli gives instructions on which spices to marinate your mini mozzarella balls in for the utmost tastiness. Assembling ingredients on a stick and drizzling balsamic over the top couldn't be simpler, plus, the contrasting colors will add a pop to your app table.

Recipe: Easy Caprese Skewers

26. Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Meatballs

Meatballs are a popular app, but just your plain 'ole beef variety can get pretty boring. Enter: These slow cooker Tex-Mex meatballs to save our taste buds and leave our mouths watering. While recipe developer Kristen Carli does use beef as the base for this recipe — she points out you could also use turkey or chicken — the beef is enhanced by the presence of chipotle adobo sauce, chili powder, diced tomatoes mixed with green chiles, and, of course, cheese. These little guys will need to cook on high in the slow cooker for about four hours.

Recipe: Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Meatballs

27. Copycat Buffalo Wild Wings

Let's just say we're in awe of recipe developer Lindsay Mattison's taste bud detective work skills when it came to replicating the Medium Sauce recipe from Buffalo Wild Wings. While Mattison was able to easily access the ingredients list from the restaurant sauce's packaging, she had to do multiple taste tests to discern the proper quantities. Make sure you read the whole recipe to know whether or not the bread the wings, bake or fry them, and find out what the secret ingredient is.

Recipe: Copycat Buffalo Wild Wings

28. Easy Coconut Shrimp

Having a tiki party, or any other type of party, for that matter? These coconut shrimp are an absolute must for your app spread. Coconut shrimp may just have roots in the tropics, but we're here for enjoying them no matter where you're located. To make them, you'll simply coat the shrimp in a flour-based mixture then dip them in a breadcrumb and shredded coconut batter. Fry 'em up, then it's time to enjoy! Recipe developer Ksenia Prints recommends a few dipping sauces, including one you may not expect.

Recipe: Easy Coconut Shrimp

29. Mini Pretzel Dogs

The hardest part of making these pretzel hot dogs is preparing the pretzel dough, which will take you about half an hour, but we promise, the delicious results will be totally worth your time and effort. Recipe developer Petar Marshall offers tips on how to make sure the dough is proofed and be sure not to miss the important step to ensure your mini pretzel dogs are golden and chewy on the outside. These apps are so easy to pop in your mouth, so make sure you have plenty on hand for all your guests.

Recipe: Mini Pretzel Dogs

30. Oven-Roasted Polenta Fries

If you're looking for a different, perhaps healthier twist on the traditional potato French fry for your app spread, check out this oven-roasted polenta fries recipe from recipe developer Ting Dalton. It's as easy as preparing the polenta, letting it chill, cutting it into strips, and baking. Dalton offers alternative spices and cheese if you don't have the ones the recipe calls for on hand, as well as a way to make these polenta fries vegetarian.

Recipe: Oven-Roasted Polenta Fries

31. Fried Zucchini

We'll call these fried zucchinis "zucchini on vacation" because while they still retain the nutrients of the vegetable, they've also got the tasty crunch of something covered in breadcrumbs and fried. Prep is easy; simply slice up a zucchini, prepare and apply the breading, and fry. Recipe developer Ksenia Prints has some particular instructions on what kind of cheese to use and how to prep it, so be sure to pay close attention to all parts of the recipe.

Recipe: Fried Zucchini

32. Easy Chicken Egg Rolls

These chicken egg rolls are as easy to prepare as they are tasty, and they're the perfect addition to any app spread for a party, or any other type of celebration for that matter, as far as we're concerned. For this recipe, you'll just cook the ingredients in a large skillet, wrap the mixture up in egg roll wrappers, and fry them in a deep saucepan. Recipe developer Kristen Carli has some great recommendations when it comes to choosing the perfect dipping sauce to accompany these chicken egg rolls.

Recipe: Easy Chicken Egg Rolls

33. Baked Parmesan Spinach Balls

A vegetarian "meatball," you say? Why yes, we do say, and we think you'll like our version which combines spinach, breadcrumbs, and Parmesan cheese and are perfect for dipping in marinara sauce or a garlic aioli. Vegetarian or not, these baked Parmesan spinach balls are sure to please all your guests as apps while they wait on the scrumptious Italian entrees you're preparing for the main meal, which will complement them perfectly. After mixing together the ingredients and shaping them into balls, you'll pop these babies in the oven until they're lightly browned, or about 20 to 25 minutes, says recipe developer Kristen Carli.

Recipe: Baked Parmesan Spinach Balls

34. Roasted Breaded Cauliflower

Breaded veggies with a rich dipping sauce? Yes, please! This roasted breaded cauliflower recipe comes from recipe developer Susan Olayinka who walks you through how to properly cook the cauliflower, bread it, and instructs you on just how long to roast them in the oven for optimal deliciousness. Olayinka points out that these cauliflower bites are perfect for those guests at your party who are fussy eaters who may not get enough veggies — ahem, kids — especially when paired with a ranch dipping sauce.

Recipe: Roasted Breaded Cauliflower

35. Easy Asparagus and Gruyere Tart

This asparagus and gruyere tart comes out of the oven looking so pretty that you'll have trouble slicing it up for your party guests — until they taste it and you find yourself making seconds. Not only is this tart beautiful visually, it's easy to make and, most importantly, absolutely delectable. You'll use a frozen puff pastry for the base, add some Dijon mustard, gruyere cheese, and lay asparagus across the pastry in rows. After taking the tart out of the oven, you'll drizzle it with the homemade balsamic glaze.

Recipe: Easy Asparagus and Gruyere Tart

36. Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo dip is a classic app and favorite of many party-goers and home cooks alike. Mashed's version ups the ante on a traditional Buffalo dip with the addition of chicken and blue cheese with a base made of mayo and cream cheese. You can control the amount of heat based on the type of hot sauce you use. After the dip bakes for about 20 minutes in the oven, let it cool, then add it to your app spread with plenty of vegetable crudité, crackers, or chips.

Recipe: Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip

37. Halloween Bat Wings

Let's just say we're pretty sure recipe developer Petar Marshall is a creative genius, because it certainly takes one to transform regular 'ole chicken wings into spooky, black bat wings. Don't worry, these wings still taste like the chicken they are, but their resemblance to bat wings is on point. The color is thanks to some black food coloring, but the tastiness is thanks to a mixture of barbecue sauce, pineapple juice, ginger paste, and apple cider vinegar. Guests at your Halloween party will be delighted with each bite, if they dare!

Recipe: Halloween Bat Wings

38. Best Bang Bang Shrimp

Recipe developer Ting Dalton was inspired by a popular Bonefish Grill appetizer when concocting this recipe for bang bang shrimp. Key ingredients include Sriracha and a Thai-style sweet chili sauce, which add the spice — aka the "bang bang," if you will — to the sauce that coats the shrimp. With just five minutes of prep time and two minutes of cooking time, featuring this bang bang shrimp at your next gathering is a no-brainer, and sure to set off taste bud fireworks.

Recipe: Best Bang Bang Shrimp

39. Easy Taquitos

Taquitos are the ideal appetizer because they're compact, contained, excellent finger food, and perfect for dipping. Mashed's recipe from recipe developer Kristen Carli calls for a mixture of shredded chicken, green chiles, green onions, cilantro, pepper jack cheese, and spices inside the flour tortillas, which are rolled and baked. Carli offers recommendations on what ingredients to substitute to make these taquitos vegetarian and why it's important to use flour tortillas as opposed to corn tortillas.

Recipe: Easy Taquitos

40. Soft Pretzel Bites

At Mashed, we're all about traditional homemade pretzels, but when it comes to the app table, we agree, pretzel bites are the way to go thanks to their easily dippable nature and ability to complement nearly any and every type of sauce. Making pretzel dough may seem intimidating, especially given the time commitment, but recipe developer Molly Allen has your back every step of the way with easy instructions, from proofing the dough to baking the individual bites.

Recipe: Soft Pretzel Bites

41. Guacamole Deviled Eggs

Not a fan of mayo? No worries, recipe developer Miriam Hahn has the perfect solution for the most creative and delicious deviled egg for those adverse to mayonnaise: Simply sub in avocados! When the avocados are mixed with the yolks, along with some spices and classic guacamole ingredients like lime and tomatoes, you're left with a deviled egg filling sure to wow your guests. Want to spice things up? Hahn says to add some jalapeño, Tabasco, or Cholula before spooning the mixture into the hard-boiled egg whites.

Recipe: Guacamole Deviled Eggs

42. Crockpot BBQ Meatballs

We love our slow cookers, not only because they make cooking a breeze, but also because of the way they allow foods to soak up sauce for the ultimate flavor. These Crockpot BBQ meatballs are no different, as after you assemble and cook — recipe developer Angela Latimer provides instructions on how to pan-fry or bake the meatballs — you'll simply mix them in with some barbecue sauce in your slow cooker and set it to low for three to four hours. Latimer suggests serving with toothpicks on your app table, or even assembling them into sliders.

Recipe: Crockpot BBQ Meatballs

43. Spicy Chicken Potstickers

Don't shy away from this spicy chicken potstickers recipe when you read that they require an hour to assemble and quite the list of ingredients, including some that may be harder to find. Recipe developer Cecilia Ryu has tips on where to find such ingredients, what you can substitute, and how to easily stuff the wonton wrappers. Ryu also shares her recipe for an accompanying soy sauce, which, of course, is "a must have for this dish."

Recipe: Spicy Chicken Potstickers

44. Easy Baba Ganoush

A Middle Eastern-inspired, eggplant-based dip or spread with a texture similar to that of hummus, this baba ganoush is sure to be a winner on your appetizer table, both for established baba ganoush fans and first time tasters alike. Recipe developer Nathaniel Lee has recommendations on what kind of eggplant to use to create this app and points out that it is both vegetarian and vegan. Serve with pita, pita chips, or even grilled chicken or lamb bites.

Recipe: Easy Baba Ganoush

45. Caprese Christmas Wreath

Okay, this caprese Christmas wreath is as adorable as it is festive. Deck the halls, er, we mean your appetizer table, with this holiday-inspired take on the caprese salad sure to delight party attendees of all ages with its creativity and, of course, its deliciousness. Bonus: There's no cooking required and assembly is super easy; you simply arrange layers of basil, tomatoes, and mozzarella from the bottom up until the wreath culminates with the centerpiece: a big ball of mozzarella.

Recipe: Caprese Christmas Wreath

46. Outback's Bloomin' Onion

Chances are, if you've ever been to an Outback Steakhouse, you've either had or at least heard of the eatery's incredibly popular and dare-we-say famous appetizer: the Bloomin' Onion. If you've got a hankering for a Bloomin' Onion or want to make one for a party, you're in luck, because recipe developer Lindsay Mattison went to great lengths to uncover just what goes into the batter, what spices make the taste most similar to that of the restaurant's actual app, what kind of onion to use, and best prep techniques.

Recipe: Outback's Bloomin' Onion

47. 30 Minute Mozzarella Sticks

Want to whip up a scrumptious, homemade fried app for your guests in just half an hour? Check out this recipe for 30-minute mozzarella sticks from recipe developer Susan Olayinka. We dare say this version is even better than the kind you'll find in your frozen food dinner section. It's as easy as cutting the mozzarella into sticks, mixing together the batter and applying, freezing them for a few hours, and then frying these babies up. Serve with marinara or your favorite dipping sauce.

Recipe: 30 Minute Mozzarella Sticks

48. Tapenade

If you're looking for a dip for your appetizer table that's a little less run of the mill than your everyday onion dip, look no further than this tapenade recipe with flavors of olives, mustard, garlic, and spices. Ideal for serving with pita chips or spreading on crostinis, this tapenade is easily made in just a few minutes in your food processor. Recipe developer Kristen Carli even has a recommendation for how to spice up a lunch favorite the next day should you have any left over.

Recipe: Tapenade

49. Crab Rangoon

Mashed points out that the origins of the crab rangoon are quite elusive; however, what we do know is that this recipe from recipe developer Erin Johnson results in some crab rangoon that are the ultimate in deliciousness, perfect for your app table, and super simple to make. "If you can chop and stir, you can make these," Johnson said. The key to the perfect crab rangoon, according to Johnson, is to watch them carefully while they are cooking to avoid split-second burning.

Recipe: Crab Rangoon

50. 5-Ingredient Mexican Street Corn

Mexican street corn is the perfect addition to an app table at any backyard barbecue when you want to use the best veggies in the summer months. But, beware, this street corn from recipe developer Maren Epstein gets quite messy when eaten, so be sure to have lots of napkins on hand. Epstein walks you through how to cook the corn either on the grill or under the broiler and what ingredients to mix to make the incredible mayo, cheese, and spice coating.

Recipe: 5-Ingredient Mexican Street Corn

51. Crisp Rosemary Flatbread

This crisp rosemary flatbread is a great app on its own, as a cracker for scooping up a scrumptious dip, or broken up and served on your cheese or charcuterie board. It's also yeast-free and easy to make, taking just 18 minutes from start to finish. You'll simply mix the dry ingredients, add the wet ingredients, sprinkle in the rosemary and knead the dough, form into a circle, and bake. Recipe developer Ksenia Prints has additional recommendations on herbs you can add to the dough for an extra punch if you'd like.

Recipe: Crisp Rosemary Flatbread

52. Jalapeño Poppers

This jalapeño popper recipe incorporates a few more ingredients and steps than our 3-ingredient jalapeño popper recipe, but don't let that deter you; the results are some seriously hot stuff sure to please the spicy food aficionados at your party. The recipe calls for bacon, cream cheese, Sriracha, breadcrumbs, and perhaps the most important ingredient — which may surprise you — milk. Mix up the filling, be sure to be careful hollowing out the peppers, dip in breadcrumbs, bake, and get ready for the heat!

Recipe: Jalapeño Poppers

53. Cold Spinach Artichoke Dip

Everyone loves a good spinach and artichoke dip and Mashed's version is so easy and quick to make you'll be able to make a bowl every time you have company. You'll need cream cheese and mozzarella, sour cream, frozen spinach, and a can of artichoke hearts — as well as some spices for seasoning — to pull this recipe off, as well as some kind of chip — recipe developer Christina Musgrave suggests pita chips — to scoop up the dip with.

Recipe: Cold Spinach Artichoke Dip

54. Savory Fried Pork and Cabbage Gyoza

These gyoza take some time to assemble, but to have homemade Japanese cuisine in your home is well worth the time. These dumplings from recipe developer Tommy Leung have cabbage, minced pork, soy sauce, chives, and sesame oil inside and are wrapped in dumpling wrappers before they are hand-shaped. Leung has recommendations as to what kind of pan to use to fry the gyoza in as well as some thoughts on the best dipping sauces for ultimate enjoyment at the app table.

Recipe: Savory Fried Pork and Cabbage Gyoza

55. Easy Sausage Cheese Balls

Meatballs are the ideal party appetizer. Put them out with some toothpicks alongside a cool dipping sauce and you're golden. This creative twist on the classic meatball from recipe developer Angela Latimer replaces beef with hot and spicy sausage and adds in some cheddar for a cheesy finish. Pop these babies in the oven, then get to work on the sour cream, basil, and cajun spice dipping sauce Latimer recommends. You'll find these meatballs quickly disappearing from the app table, so be sure to make plenty.

Recipe: Easy Sausage Cheese Balls

56. Easy Chicken Broccoli Braid

Chicken-y, broccoli-y, cheesy, and pretty? Sign us up! This easy chicken broccoli braid is the perfect app because it's not only yummy, but visually appealing, too. Nervous about braiding the dough? Never fear, recipe developer Kristen Carli is here to help guide you through it and assure you that the result doesn't have to be perfect to be tasty. You may even be a little hesitant to slice it up, but once your guests have one taste, they'll be cutting off pieces left and right.

Recipe: Easy Chicken Broccoli Braid

57. Copycat P.F. Chang's Lettuce Wraps

Love the lettuce wraps at P.F. Chang's? Recipe developer Lindsay Mattison has your back, as she again donned her detective hat to discover just want ingredients make up this crowd favorite app so you can make them at home for your own guests. Mashed's recipe calls for butter lettuce as opposed to iceberg lettuce, which the restaurant uses, in addition to 19 other ingredients that come together to make these chicken thigh-based lettuce wraps shine.

Recipe: Copycat P.F. Chang's Lettuce Wraps

58. Christmas Deviled Eggs

These Christmas deviled eggs are easy, cute, and sure to be a holiday season favorite that you'll want to remake every year. Recipe developer Petar Marshall dreamed up the perfect ratio of mustard and mayo to add to your yolks for the filling, and even offers ideas for other ingredients you can add, depending on your preferences. After you fill the eggs, then comes the fun part: the garnishing! Have fun adding pomegranate seeds, rosemary, and Italian parsley to the tops of the eggs for a festive finish.

Recipe: Christmas Deviled Eggs

59. Guacamole Without Cilantro

Everyone who loves guacamole, raise your hand! Everyone who loves cilantro, keep your hand raised! Ahh, about half those hands went down, that's why Mashed enlisted the help of recipe developer Hayley MacLean to think up a cilantro-free version of our favorite avocado-based dipping sauce that's sure to please all your party guests. Chock full of good stuff like avocados, tomatoes, onions, garlic, lime juice, and spices, this guacamole recipe takes just five minutes to prep. Place it on the app table alongside a basket of homemade tortilla chips and watch as it's quickly devoured.

Recipe: Guacamole Without Cilantro

60. Quick Grilled Shrimp

Grilled shrimp on a skewer is the ideal app because it's yummy and easy peasy lemon squeezy — literally! You'll squeeze some lemon on these babies. To prepare, you'll make a simple marinade of lemon juice, butter, olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper to brush onto the shrimp after they've been skewered and toss them on the grill until cooked through. You're just minutes away from enjoying this sure-to-be-a-hit appetizer alongside friends and family at your next shindig.

Recipe: Quick Grilled Shrimp

61. Easy Cucumber Roll

These sushi-style cucumber rolls are great for an app spread at any party, particularly if you have vegetarian or vegan guests. Recipe developer Susan Olayinka walks us through how to perfectly cook the sushi rice and how to roll the rice and cucumber slices up in nori sheets using a small bamboo mat. Olayinka also has recommendations on what kind of dipping sauce to pair these fun rolls with. Any way you slice 'em, they're sure to be a hit among your guests.

Recipe: Easy Cucumber Roll

62. Pigs in a Blanket

Pigs in a blanket are a super easy-to-prepare, super crowd-pleaser, and they're among the best things to make with your kids. They couldn't be simpler to make and require just two ingredients: a package of hot dogs and a can of crescent rolls. Each hot dog gets rolled up inside a crescent roll, then the whole lot gets popped in the oven. Recipe developer Laura Sampson has some tips on when to pull these piggies out of the oven and the trick they'll play that may have you remove them too soon.

Recipe: Pigs in a Blanket

63. Easy Jarcuterie

What's jarcuterie, you ask? Why, it's all the best of a charcuterie board in a single-serve, portable jar! Recipe developer Kristen Carli is the genius behind this concept, and she explains exactly what ingredients to include in your jars, right down to the length of the crackers. You'll place grapes, green olives, mozzarella balls, and cornichons inside the jar, then add a skewer with sliced salami and dill Havarti cheese. Of course, there's plenty of opportunities to switch up the ingredients based on your preferences and tastes, but one thing's for sure: Your guests will love these jarcuterie treats!

Recipe: Easy Jarcuterie

64. Halloween Skull Cheese Ball

Spooky as it is cutesy, this Halloween skull cheese ball will be a hit at any October party where most of the guests are pint-sized and running around in costumes. Parents will be tempted to dig in, too, because, let's be honest, who doesn't love cheese? Making this skull cheese ball is as simple as combining some cream cheese, Italian dressing mix, and mozzarella, shaping the skull — including the menacing teeth — and adding the olive eyes. Recipe developer Kristen Carli recommends serving alongside some crackers or veggies for dipping.

Recipe: Halloween Skull Cheese Ball

65. Deep Fried Dill Pickles

Bite-sized slices of dill pickle with a crunchy, fried exterior and juicy insides? We couldn't ask for more, and your party guests will be raving over this simple appetizer, too. Recipe developer Susan Olayinka has a go-to batter recipe with a perfect spice ratio but also offers suggestions on other combinations that could be used if you're going for Mexican or Asian influences. Once they're fried, Olayinka recommends serving these dill pickles with a creamy dip.

Recipe: Deep Fried Dill Pickles

66. Spinach Artichoke Bites

Think: your favorite spinach and artichoke dip with the added bonus of Parmesan cheese, all served up in flaky, buttery pastry bites. Sounds pretty fantastic, doesn't it? Your party guests will think so too as they easily continue to pop these babies into their mouths — the recipe makes 12; you just might want to double that. These spinach artichoke bites are easily made by cutting the puff pastry and pressing each piece into the hole of a muffin tin, stirring together the spinach and artichoke mixture, filling in the pastry cups, topping with the cheese, and baking.

Recipe: Spinach Artichoke Bites

67. 5-Ingredient TGI Fridays Stuffed Potato Skins

When you're noshing on TGI Fridays stuffed potato skins app, it's always Friday — at least it feels like it is! When it comes to restaurant imitation recipes, recipe developer Lindsay Mattison goes all out. She tested various types of potatoes before finding the perfect kind for this recipe and put serious thought into the ingredients that should go in the creamy dipping sauce. Mattison was able to limit all this to just five ingredients to create an app that's sure to please everyone standing around the app spread at your next event.

Recipe: 5-Ingredient TGI Fridays Stuffed Potato Skins

68. Best Goat Cheese Crostini

This goat cheese crostini from recipe developer Michelle McGlinn is quite original and sure to catch the eyes of your guests with the bright red color of the burst cherry tomatoes on top of the goat cheese mixture. As for equipment, you'll need a grill, cast iron skillet, and food processor to create these little masterpieces. McGlinn also has some ideas for how to prep some of these ingredients beforehand and assemble as soon as your guests start to arrive.

Recipe: Best Goat Cheese Crostini

69. Baked Clam Dip

Seafood lovers are sure to relish in this dip, which is a marriage of clams — you can use a store-bought can of clams — spices, a bit of hot sauce, cream cheese and sour cream, and, naturally, a layer of Parmesan on top to create the perfect crunch. Recipe developer Beth Chen recommends making sure the cream cheese is at room temperature before you start prepping to save on time and instructs home cooks to put the dip in the oven for about half an hour.

Recipe: Baked Clam Dip

70. Cranberry Orange Cheese Ball

This cranberry orange cheese ball is so pretty you might have trouble cutting into it, but once you do, you'll be treated with a rich, creamy, orange-y dip with cranberries and pecans mixed in. The ball's decorative exterior is thanks to a mixture of remaining orange zest, chopped cranberries and pecans, and some parsley. Set the ball out on the app table with your favorite crackers or some sliced bread and get ready to hear your guests rave.

Recipe: Cranberry Orange Cheese Ball

71. The Pioneer Woman's Hawaiian Chicken Skewers

Recipe developer Kristen Carli took one of Ree Drummond's — AKA The Pioneer Woman – crowd-pleasing app recipes and put a tropical twist on it just for Mashed readers, and let's just say, we've gone nutty for it. Carli lays out how to marinade the skewers complete with chunks of chicken, pineapple, and red bell pepper, how to cook them without even starting up the grill, and recommends adding the secret ingredient: coconut! Adding some coconut milk to the marinade and sprinkling shredded coconut on the finished skewers adds a sweet flavor.

Recipe: The Pioneer Woman's Hawaiian Chicken Skewers

72. Shrimp Cocktail

Why buy shrimp cocktail from the store when the homemade version is not only easy to prepare, but also ups the ante when it comes to the deliciousness factor? Mashed teamed up with recipe developer Hayley MacLean who has specific instructions on what kind of shrimp to buy and what ingredients to add to the boiling water you'll cook the shrimp in. You can omit the hot sauce when concocting the cocktail sauce to dip the shrimp in if you're not a fan of spice, or add a little extra if you can handle the heat.

Recipe: Shrimp Cocktail

73. 3-Ingredient Tomato Tart

Puff pastry, sun-dried tomatoes, and a little bit of olive oil are all it takes to create these savory tarts sure to please all your guests, even those who are vegetarian. If you can shape the puff pastry, arrange the tomatoes on top, and brush it all with olive oil, you can make this easy dish. While these three ingredients create a lovely tart that's tasty on its own, recipe developer Susan Olayinka offers suggestions for taking your tart to the next level with the addition of some feta, mustard, or a few herbs.

Recipe: 3-Ingredient Tomato Tart

74. Marinated Mozzarella Balls

Who doesn't love a ball of mozzarella cheese? We didn't see any hands raised, so we're sure you'll be pleased to learn of Mashed's marinated mozzarella balls recipe, courtesy of recipe developer Kristen Carli. Perfect as an app on their own or alongside some crackers, these mozzarella balls are marinated in a mixture of olive oil, dried basil, dried oregano, and garlic. We don't need many excuses to eat cheese, but we definitely recommend not missing out on this one.

Recipe: Marinated Mozzarella Balls

75. Bacon Jalapeño Deviled Eggs

As you can tell by now, we're big fans of deviled eggs here at Mashed. They've certainly earned their place at the appetizer table and are so versatile, there's a variety of recipe options to impress all your party guests, including these bacon jalapeño deviled eggs from recipe developer Eric Ngo. You'll start with a traditional deviled egg, but it's the toppings that are the party; with chopped bacon, chives, and jalapeños, you can't go wrong.

Recipe: Bacon Jalapeño Deviled Eggs

76. Caramelized Onion Dip

You don't have to wait for a summer picnic or another casual event to make this caramelized onion dip; it will be the perfect complement to an appetizer spread at any cocktail party, thanks to its use of real, painstakingly homemade caramelized onions. Chopping and caramelizing the onions is the hard and time consuming part of preparing this dish, but you'll be pleased with all your hard work when your guests are enjoying the finished product with some potato chips.

Recipe: Caramelized Onion Dip

77. Easy Stuffed Mushrooms

We love us a stuffed mushroom, and this version from recipe developer Jason Goldstein doesn't disappoint. After removing the stems, you'll flip these babies upside down in a casserole dish and fill them with a mixture of cream cheese, artichokes, spinach, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, and garlic powder. Once you top them off with breadcrumbs, it's into the oven for the mushrooms, which are cooked until golden brown. Goldstein has a special kind of mushroom he likes to use for this recipe.

Recipe: Easy Stuffed Mushrooms

78. Easy Pasta Skewers

Who says pasta can only be an entree? Not us, because we have this great recipe for easy pasta skewers in our back pocket. Luckily for you, we're here to share, and you'll have guests at your next get-together rethinking the way they see pasta after eating it off a stick. Take pieces of cooked rigatoni or ziti (depending on your favorite pasta shapes) and thread them onto the skewers, top with marinara sauce, cheese, and basil, then pop the sticks into the air fryer.

Recipe: Easy Pasta Skewers

79. Spiced Roasted Almonds

A bowl of nuts is a must on an appetizer table or as part of an extended charcuterie board, and why serve just plain 'ole almonds when you can take the classic nut to the next level with the addition of some powdered cayenne pepper? Preparation is as simple as mixing the almonds together with some olive oil, salt, and cayenne pepper. You'll then roast them in the oven, let them cool, and serve them to hungry guests.

Recipe: Spiced Roasted Almonds

80. Greek Meatballs

Greek meatballs are a great twist on the Italian favorite, and, as recipe developer Catherine Brookes points out, their smaller size makes them perfect appetizers. Don't let the long ingredient list lead you to think these are difficult to make; you'll simply combine the ingredients, shape the balls, and then fry those little guys up in some olive oil before serving. We think these would pair nicely with a creamy dipping sauce or possibly even a marinara.

Recipe: Greek Meatballs

81. Fresh Vegetable Lumpia

If you've never tried lumpia, whip a batch of these Filipino vegetable lumpia, which recipe developer Miriam Hahn tells us is similar to a spring roll with a thinner wrapper. Hahn's lumpia are as healthy as they are tasty, chock full of plenty of veggies including favorites like carrots and perhaps ones that will be new to your guests' palates, like jicama. Before wrapping and frying the lumpia, you'll cook the veggies in some oyster sauce, which combines flavors of oysters and soy sauce. We're pretty sure you'll soon find your party guests asking for this recipe.

Recipe: Fresh Vegetable Lumpia

82. Baked Feta With Olives

With two types of olives and a drizzle of honey over a creamy block of feta, this sure-to-be-a-hit appetizer is the perfect combination of salty and sweet. Mashed explains why recipe developer Kristen Carli calls for two types of olives – kalamata and castelvetrano — to create this dish, which can easily be enjoyed dip-style with crackers or veggie crudité. With just five minutes of prep time and 20 minutes in the oven, this quick dish is the ideal appetizer to keep guests mingling near the app table while you prepare the main meal.

Recipe: Baked Feta With Olives

83. Classic Tomato Bruschetta

Bruschetta is a constant fan-favorite, and we'd be remiss to leave out a classic tomato bruschetta of this appetizer round-up. This recipe gives us all-around Italian vibes, so we'd have to agree with recipe developer Autumn LeAnn that the dish would be the perfect app to complement a traditional meal of pasta. What's even better than nearly being transported to Italy with a single taste of this bruschetta is how simple it is to prep, assemble, and bake.

Recipe: Classic Tomato Bruschetta

84. 5-Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

Quesadillas are widely known as cheesy little pockets of joy — well, at least they are in our book — and when combined with a sauce generally reserved for wings, you've got yourself a home-run combo. Recipe developer Kristen Carli walks you through how to perfectly create these Buffalo chicken quesadillas, complete with your favorite Buffalo sauce, ranch dressing seasoning, and, plenty of Mexican cheese. Grab a side of sour cream dipping sauce and add to your app table ASAP.

Recipe: 5-Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

85. Pumpkin Cheese Ball

So, it's fall and you're surrounded by pumpkin spice and everything nice, and while you're down with the pumpkin theme, you're looking for something a little, well, different to serve at your next gathering. Try this creative pumpkin cheese ball, which, while resembling a pumpkin from the outside, actually tastes like cheese once dipped into. It's easy to make the cream cheese and cheddar cheese base, which is then formed into the shape of a pumpkin with some assistance from some rubber bands and plastic wrap, chilled, and finally garnished with orange cheese for a festive, pumpkin-y color.

Recipe: Pumpkin Cheese Ball

86. Asparagus Tart

Just one glimpse at this pretty asparagus tart will have your friends and family asking questions, the kind like, "Can I have a piece?" followed shortly by, "Can I have the recipe?" The app is easy to make and only requires four ingredients: asparagus, puff pastry, Boursin cheese, and fresh thyme. You'll unroll the puff pastry, carefully cover it with a layer of Boursin cheese, line up the asparagus, bake, and enjoy. It's that simple!

Recipe: Asparagus Tart

87. Simple Ceviche

Ceviche may sound like a foreign, tricky, and perhaps even downright scary app to make, but trust us, you're in good hands with recipe developer Maren Epstein who walks you through how to prepare this raw seafood-based dish step-by-step, including how to cure the salmon in lime. In addition to the fish, you'll also be mixing in complementary fruits and veggies including mango, onion, radish, and English cucumber. Choosing the right soy sauce is important, so pay close attention to the recipe and soon you'll have a ceviche worthy of sharing with your seafood-loving guests.

Recipe: Simple Ceviche

88. Crispy Papadum

Proper Indian papadums are thin, cracker-like flatbreads usually made with chickpea flour that are perfect to serve on your app spread alongside a chutney or dip if you're looking for a creative alternative to chips. Mashed's version from recipe developer Miriam Hahn contains the spice derived from ingredients such as cumin seeds, black pepper, garlic, and cayenne pepper to flavor the papadums, which are a good option for those guests at your get-together who are gluten-free.

Recipe: Crispy Papadum

89. Candied Pecans

Everyone loves digging into a bowl of nuts while chatting around the app table during a party, and these candied pecans won't disappoint. They're easy to make with ingredients including raw pecan halves, some brown sugar, a few spices, and one egg. Recipe developer Nathaniel Lee, who also offers alternatives on ways to switch up your candied pecans – including how to make them chocolatey – admits to buying pecans in bulk just so he'll always have enough at home to whip up a tray of these babies.

Recipe: Candied Pecans

90. Sparkling Cranberry Brie Bites

You may think of cranberries covered in sugar as more of a dessert item, but this bruschetta-style dish from recipe developer Susan Olayinka is more suited for your appetizer spread. Served atop some sliced French baguette with a slice of brie, each piece is drizzled with honey and topped with rosemary salt and a mint leaf. You don't have to save these sparkling cranberry brie bites for Thanksgiving or Christmas; they're delicious and perfect to be enjoyed all year long.

Recipe: Sparkling Cranberry Brie Bites

91. Cheesy Sweet Potato Balls

Making these cheesy sweet potato balls is easy; the most difficult part is mashing the sweet potatoes. Once the hard part is done – of course, you could always use leftover mashed sweet potatoes — you'll just add some brown rice, shredded mozzarella, cottage cheese, and a bit of kosher salt to a food processor and hit pulse. When mixed, scoop the sweet potato mixture into balls, place on a baking sheet, bake, and you're ready to serve the cheesy sweet potato balls to your guests.

Recipe: Cheesy Sweet Potato Balls

92. Tempura

Recipe developer Cecilia Ryu admits that tempura can be "intimidating to make," but rest assured; Ryu is a pro who will walk you through this recipe with such thorough instructions you'll wonder why you were ever nervous to try to make this delicious dish to begin with. Through this recipe, you'll learn how to make a tempura batter, fry the veggies and shrimp, and how to make the soy-based dipping sauce, otherwise known as tentsuyu. Your guests will be as excited to try this dish as you are satisfied with your new tempura-making skills.

Recipe: Tempura

93. Fresh Mango Salsa

Forget everything you thought you knew about salsa. It doesn't have to be tomato-based! Enter: Mashed's recipe for a mango-forward salsa that will knock your guests' socks off. While you'll focus mostly on the mango, there are other goodies in this salsa, too, including cherry tomatoes, onion, avocado, cilantro — although you can omit this herb as many people hate cilantro – and plenty of lime juice. Pair with tortilla chips and serve! Your friends and family will thank you.

Recipe: Fresh Mango Salsa

94. Cheese Soufflés

Gather your friends around the kitchen counter because you're going to want to serve these cheese soufflés to your guests as soon as they come out of the oven to ensure they don't deflate. Recipe developer Ting Dalton walks you through how to prepare the soufflés, and we promise, it's not as hard as you think it is. Chock full of Parmesan and sharp cheddar cheeses, this savory soufflé is a delight you'll certainly want to share with others.

Recipe: Cheese Soufflés

95. Easy Spicy Freezer Pickles

What's that you say? Easy and quick to prep pickles that are sweet, sour, and spicy? Yes, please! These easy spicy freezer pickles take just eight minutes to prep and an overnight in the fridge before you can share them with friends and family at your next event. You'll get the sweet from some sugar, the tangy from white vinegar, and the spicy from the sliced jalapeños you'll jar up with the cucumbers, some onion, and the homemade brine.

Recipe: Easy Spicy Freezer Pickles

96. Air Fryer Salmon Patties

What's better than a salmon patty app served with a side of lemon aioli or tartar dipping sauce? Salmon patties made in your new favorite appliance, of course: your air fryer! You'll make these patties with canned salmon, but if you happen to have a fresh filet on hand, you can cook it up and use that instead. These patties take just eight minutes to cook in the air fryer, so you'll be plating them up with some lemon wedges and serving them in no time.

Recipe: Air Fryer Salmon Patties

97. TikTok Crispy Giant French Fries

When everyone's trying the latest viral TikTok recipe, it's okay to jump on the bandwagon, especially when it's for giant French fries! These fries are basically long sticks of joy that resemble bread sticks, but we promise, they're potato-based and pair perfectly with ketchup. Plus, making these are super simple; you'll just mash and season the potatoes, form them into sticks, bake, and serve. This recipe makes seven fries, but they'll be devoured so quickly, you'll probably want to double it!

Recipe: TikTok Crispy Giant French Fries

98. Easter Cheese Ball

Recipe developer Autumn LeAnn says this cheese ball has "subtle flavors of Spring," which naturally makes us think of Easter as the perfect occasion to serve it to your friends and family. In addition to sour cream and some spices, you'll need a selection of cheeses to make this cheese ball come to life including cream cheese, Colby Jack, and cheddar. You'll coat the exterior with toasted pecans. Would it be cheesy to say we're nuts for this appetizer?

Recipe: Easter Cheese Ball