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Appetizers, Spreads, and Dips

Apple butter is thicker than applesauce with a rich caramelized flavor and warm fragrant spices. It's used as a spread, topping, or snack. This homemade apple butter recipe is easy to make from scratch on the stovetop in as little as two hours.

Homemade Apple Butter

This buckeye dip recipe uses all the ingredients of your favorite buckeye peanut butter balls. With cream cheese, and mini chocolate chips, it's an easy, smooth and creamy dip. Serve it with pretzels, honey and chocolate graham crackers, or even apples. This dip is perfect for parties, holidays, or game day!

Buckeye Dip

These easy Pesto Breadsticks are soft and flavorful with savory basil pesto and cheesy mozzarella twisted inside. A great appetizer or side for soup, salad, or pasta.

Pesto Breadsticks

Philly Cheesesteak Bombs are easy to make with pre-made dough that's stuffed with meat, veggies, and two kinds of cheese! A tasty game day appetizer, or hot pocket sandwich for dinner!

Philly Cheesesteak Bombs

Crockpot Little Smokies is an easy appetizer for parties, the big game, or holidays. Only three ingredients and a slow cooker is all you need for these cocktail sausages. The sweet and tangy sauce is great on meatballs too! 

Crockpot Little Smokies

These easy Cheesy Garlic Breadsticks are loaded with garlic, cheese, and herbs for a great tasting breadstick to enjoy for pizza night. Also delicious dipped in marinara sauce!

Cheesy Garlic Breadsticks

This Red Velvet Cheese Ball makes a delicious party snack or dessert. Serve it at Christmas, for Valentine's Day, or whenever. It's delicious with vanilla cookies or graham crackers.

Red Velvet Cheese Ball

This Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball is a festive appetizer for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year's Eve! So easy to make, and tastes great!

Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball

This Queso Dip is classic! Make it mild or hot, chunky or smooth. It's extremely versatile and made with simple ingredients. No Velveeta! A tasty appetizer or snack for game day or any party gathering!

Queso Dip (+ Video)

Coconut Cream Fruit Dip - This super easy 3-ingredient fruit dip is creamy and delicious paired with any fruit! A must for summer parties and potlucks, baby and bridal showers, or anytime!

Coconut Cream Fruit Dip (+ Video)

This Skinny Seven Layer Dip is loaded with fresh veggies, and makes a great appetizer or snack for any party or barbecue!

Skinny Seven Layer Dip

This cold vegetable pizza is the ultimate party appetizer for summer potlucks. With a fresh baked crust, creamy ranch spread, and crunchy fresh vegetables, everyone will be coming back for seconds!

Vegetable Pizza

This Bacon Chicken Ranch Sandwich Ring makes a great dinner or party appetizer! It's meaty, cheesy, and full of flavor!

Bacon Chicken Ranch Sandwich Ring

Homemade Honey Mustard Sauce is so easy to make! The perfect dip for chicken, corn dogs, and more!

Honey Mustard Sauce

This Monte Cristo Pull Apart Bread is full of savory meats and melty cheese. It's topped with a dusting of powdered sugar and served with raspberry preserves. Works great as a breakfast, lunch, dinner, or appetizer!

Monte Cristo Pull Apart Bread

Sweet and heat combine in these cranberry jalapeño crescent bites with a cooling layer of cream cheese. Simple and unique, this holiday appetizer that will have your guests wanting more.

Cranberry Jalapeño Crescent Bites

This easy Ranch Monkey Bread is a tasty appetizer that will get eaten just as fast as it is made! Tangy ranch, savory parmesan, and creamy butter season frozen dough into the perfect monkey bread bites.

Ranch Monkey Bread

Jalapeno Popper Bread can double as a delicious appetizer or easy pizza dinner with bacon, cream cheese, and jalapeno slices for maximum flavor!

Jalapeno Popper Bread

This low carb cauliflower hummus is smooth, creamy, and full of savory garlic flavor!

Low Carb Cauliflower Hummus

Easy and elegant, this wrapped asparagus is a delicious and light spring appetizer.

Wrapped Asparagus

Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip is baked in the center of bread cups that are shaped to look like blooming flowers. A fun and delicious Easter appetizer.

Blooming Spinach Artichoke Cups

Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizza

A loaded baked potato inspired this chip dip full of bacon, cheese, green onions, and ranch dressing mix. A delicious party dip or game day appetizer.

Loaded Ranch Dip (+ Video)

This Sausage Stromboli is a delicious hot sandwich that feeds a crowd! Make it for dinner or as an appetizer served with marinara for the big football game!

Sausage Stromboli