cold appetizer recipes

Find 32 recipes for cold appetizers and party fare including dips, spreads, guacamole, salsas, cheese balls, tapenades and more.

Easy Cranberry-Pecan Cheese Ball Easy Cranberry-Pecan Cheese Ball

Easy Cranberry-Pecan Cheese Ball

A quick, easy appetizer cheese ball made with cream cheese, goat cheese, dried cranberries and orange zest and a coating of toasted pecans.

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Chicken Liver Paté Chicken Liver Paté

Chicken Liver Paté

Our patérecipe uses a sautéed chicken livers lightly flavored with a touch of brandy to make a smooth, spreadable paté to serve as an appetizer with crackers or slices of toasted baguette.

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Spanish Seafood Crostini Spanish Seafood Crostini

Spanish Seafood Crostini

Served on rounds of lightly toasted baguette, this authentic Spanish tapas recipe is made with Galician mussels marinated in a unique vinaigrette flavored with smoked paprika and fresh orange zest.

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Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Bites Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Bites

Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Bites

A simple, no-cook appetizer of crisp cucumber rounds topped with slices of smoked salmon and a mixture of cream cheese, lemon and fresh dill.

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Fig and Goat Cheese Bites Fig and Goat Cheese Bites

Fig and Goat Cheese Bites

Fresh figs topped with goat cheese, a drizzle of honey and a pinch of sea salt make a great no-cook appetizer or a delicious accompaniment to a cheese platter.

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Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche with Tequila Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche with Tequila

Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche with Tequila

This ceviche recipe is a easy, light appetizer made with tequila and lime marinated shrimp and bay scallops, fresh oranges, jalapeno peppers and cilantro.

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Deviled Eggs Two Ways Deviled Eggs Two Ways

Deviled Eggs Two Ways

Two styles of deviled eggs: A classic version made lighter by using a yogurt-mayo combo and a spicy version flavored with curry powder, cumin and a bit of cayenne.

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Cheesy Chicken Nachos with Roasted Salsa Verde Cheesy Chicken Nachos with Roasted Salsa Verde

Cheesy Chicken Nachos with Roasted Salsa Verde

Hearty chicken nachos topped with Monterey Jack cheese sauce and a bold-flavored salsa made with roasted poblano pepper, tomatillos, jalapeno, cilantro and lime.

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Caprese Salad Skewers Caprese Salad Skewers

Caprese Salad Skewers

A simple twist on a traditional Caprese salad, these colorful skewers of ripe cherry tomatoes, fragrant basil and fresh mozzarella are an easy, no-cook appetizer that looks every bit as good as it tastes.

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Chunky Mixed Olive Tapenade Chunky Mixed Olive Tapenade

Chunky Mixed Olive Tapenade

This rustic, boldly-flavored tapenade made with black and green olives, garlic and sun-dried tomatoes is perfect for topping crackers or toasted baguette.

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Sicilian Lemon Dip Sicilian Lemon Dip

Sicilian Lemon Dip

A intensely flavorful dip for bread made with fresh lemon, extra-virgin olive oil, garlic and sea salt.

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Melon Prosciutto-Wrapped Melon

Prosciutto-Wrapped Melon

Prosciutto-wrapped melon chunks are an easy, no-cook appetizer that everyone adores. Top with a grape and skewer with a pick for a great-looking presentation.

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