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By Susan52

Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (14 Votes)
Mini Party Quiches 1 Picture
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Servings 12
Preparation time 20
Cooking time 40

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup olive oil or canola oil
  • 5 to 7 tablespoons ice-cold water
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • Dash ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup Monterey Jack cheese or Gruyere cheese, finely shredded
  • 1 tablespoon green onion, chopped
  • 5 to 6 pear or cherry tomatoes, thinly sliced, and/or small herb leaves
  • Fresh thyme leaves, optional

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These two-bite Mini Party Quiches have a crisp Parmesan crust and savory custard filling

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Literally everyone loves crab cakes (except those with shellfish allergies!), which is why they're the ultimate par

  • 1 pound lump crabmeat
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2/3 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seafood seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 egg
  • 6 tablespoons mayonnaise, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped jarred roasted red bell pepper
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon expeller-pressed canola oil, more if needed
4.5/5 (54 Votes)

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Spread the love for your favorite seafood at your next party with crowd-pleasing Smoked Salmon Mousse Canapés

  • 8 ounces hot or cold smoked salmon
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons half-and-half
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 large English cucumber, cut into 30 (1/3-inch-thick) slices, or 30 small whole grain crackers
  • Garnishes: caviar, chopped fresh chives
4.1/5 (8 Votes)

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These crispy Cabrales Phyllo Rolls have the pungent, rich flavors of blue cheese paired with the crispness of fried...

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, plus 1/2 cup for brushing and frying
  • 1 medium leek, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
  • 2-ounces Cabrales or other blue cheese
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup sweet sherry
  • 1/4 cup beef broth
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 teaspoon cornstarch dissolved in 1 teaspoon water
  • 8 sheets of phyllo dough, plus more in case of breakage
4.5/5 (4 Votes)

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These easy canapes are perfect for a light snack or appetizer in autumn

  • 24 walnut halves (about 3/4 cup)
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 24 thin slices whole-wheat baguette, from 1/2 baguette
  • 8 ounces fresh goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, choped, plus whole leaves for garnish
4.6/5 (10 Votes)

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You might not need an entree after you snack on this loaded baked potato dip as an appetizer! Serve with hot waffle...

  • 1 (2.1-ounce) package fully cooked bacon slices
  • 1 (16-ounce) container sour cream
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, freshly shredded (8-ounces)
  • 1/3 cup sliced fresh chives
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • Garnishes; cooked, crumbled bacon; sliced fresh chives; freshly cracked pepper
  • Serve with waffle fries
4.5/5 (131 Votes)

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This recipe makes it possible for you to create your very own savory appetizer bites that are filled with notes fro...

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup Sargento Fine Shredded Sharp or Mild Cheddar Cheese
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked crisp, crumbled
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt or powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
4.7/5 (56 Votes)

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These Bacon and Cheddar puffs are the perfect savory appetizer at your next dinner party and they also make a great...

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup Sargento Fine Shredded Sharp or Mild Cheddar Cheese
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked crisp, crumbled
  • 1/2 teaspoons onion salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
4.5/5 (69 Votes)

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These Mushroom Puffs are a scrumptious way to start any meal, whether you are gearing up for the Super Bowl or spen...

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened, plain or buttery garlic and herb
  • 1 (8-ounce) can mushroom pieces and stems, drained and chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tablespoon green onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 (17.3-ounce) package frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed
  • Parchment paper
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper
4.5/5 (69 Votes)

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  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes, optional
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup cubed pepperoni
  • 1/2 cup store-bought pizza sauce
4.5/5 (63 Votes)

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It's really easy to make slow cooker cinnamon sugar candied almonds & they're even better than the mall or your fav

  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups almonds
  • 1/4 cup water
4.4/5 (70 Votes)

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A quick and easy, great tasting snack the whole family will enjoy! Eat them alone or serve alongside a dip, these c

  • 1 stick melted butter
  • 1 packet Ranch dressing mix
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 box Ritz crackers
4.5/5 (51 Votes)

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These pan-fried Red Curry Shrimp Dumplings are addictive, so be sure you make enough to feed your guests or family ...

  • 3/4 pound shrimp, 21 to 30 count, defrosted if frozen, peeled and deveined
  • 2 scallions, roughly chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ginger, grated
  • 4 teaspoons Thai red curry paste or less to taste
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 24 wonton wrappers
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoons lime zest
4.8/5 (27 Votes)

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Quick and easy to make, these Spinach Artichoke Bites are the perfect appetizer to accompany your next party or cel...

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1 cup frozen spinach, chopped thawed and drained
  • 2 tubes refrigerated crescent rolls
  • mozzarella, shredded to taste
4.4/5 (45 Votes)

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This super simple, quick, and easy recipe is the perfect appetizer for any festive occasion or celebratory party

  • 2 large green plantains
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to garnish
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup peanut oil
4.9/5 (10 Votes)

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