Have more time for fun and less time in the kitchen with these delicious, easy to make appetizers that will have them begging for more.

Cheese Ball Bites

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If you love cheese and bacon, then you will not be able to resist these easy to make cheese balls. Using cream cheese and cheddar cheese that is spiced perfectly, make balls and roll them in a bacon-chive-pecan mixture. This recipe cleverly uses edible sticks– pretzels. Even though it is very easy to make, do not forget to leave enough time between steps to refrigerate, so the balls can take form. Click here for the recipe.

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Caprese Bites

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If you are looking for easy and delicious, then you have found the perfect appetizer because the caprese bites will not disappoint; In fact, they will always win! All you need to do is assemble cherry tomatoes, basil leaves, and mozzarella balls that are spiced just right onto a skewer. Drizzle with a balsamic glaze that you can whip up in a jiffy, and you have a crowd winning appetizer. Click here for the recipe.

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Balsamic Meatballs

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These meatballs put a little twist on a classic appetizer. They combine raspberry and balsamic vinegar to give it a zing. This winning dish only takes a few minutes to throw together. All you need is packaged frozen meatballs and a few ingredients for the sauce. The ginger, green onions, and sesame add the touch that will have your guests coming back for more. Click here for the recipe.

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Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Cucumber Bites

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These bites are fancy, but simple to make and full of flavor. The smoked salmon and cream cheese cucumber bites are livened up with horseradish and garnished to perfection with dill. Your guests will enjoy the crunchy, creamy finger food perfection. All you need is a handful of ingredients, a toothpick or tiny party fork, and a few minutes of your time. Click here for the recipe.

 

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Cranberry Bacon Jam Crostini

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This appetizer combines the sweet tanginess of cranberries combined with the savory flavor of bacon jam, the smokiness of gruyere cheese, and the crunchy crostini. All of the flavors combined make a satisfying bite. You can make the jam ahead of time, and all you will need to do on the day of the party is assemble then put under the broiler to melt the cheese. Click here for the recipe.

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Two Ingredient Spicy Dip

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This dip is so easy to make as all you need is cashews, 2 chiles en adobo, and a couple tablespoons of water. Put everything into a food processor and whirr until the mixture is smooth. Although it is shockingly easy, it is so addictive you will wish you had made a gallon and so will your guests. Make sure to garnish and serve with pita, tortilla chips, crackers, crudité, or anything else you would like. Click here for the recipe.

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Mouthwatering Stuffed Mushrooms

With just a few ingredients, you can create these mouthwatering stuffed mushrooms that are easy to make, but taste like they were made in your favorite restaurant. Click here for the recipe.

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