Serve your guests these healthy appetizers at your next holiday party.
Cost per serving: $1.51
Pair with radishes or other seasonal vegetables for the perfect pre-meal dish.
See recipe: Caramelized Onion–Goat Cheese Dip
Cost per serving: 28¢
You can make these crispy treats a day ahead. Before serving, place on a baking sheet and reheat for 5 minutes.
See recipe: Parmesan Breadstick Broomsticks
Cost per serving: $1.05
No spells necessary with this bubbling fondue that everyone will enjoy.
See recipe: Voodoo Fondue
Cost per serving: $1.17
You can make the dressing a day in advance. Keep it covered and chilled, and stir well before serving.
See recipe: Shrimp Cocktail with Green Goblin Dressing
Cost per serving: $2.42
This colorful dip―chock full of avocados, peppers and tomatoes―is an easy, healthy treat.
See recipe: Cauldron Full of Devilish Dip
Cost per serving: 52¢
Cut these appetizers into fun and festive Halloween shapes.
See recipe: Creepy Canapés
Cost per serving: 62¢
These easy-to-eat (and slightly creepy) treats make great appetizers.
See recipe: Finger Food
Cost per serving: $1.16
This easy-to-prepare appetizer is just creepy enough so guests will look twice before munching.
See recipe: Celery-Stick Fingers and Dip
Cost per serving: 99¢
These eyeballs make great bite-size appetizers.
See recipe: Skewered Eyeballs
Cost per serving: 29¢
This spicy Confetti Cornbread recipe is a delicious side dish that takes just pennies to prepare. Your family will love leftovers the next morning with an egg breakfast.
See recipe: Confetti Cornbread
Cost per serving: 60¢
A twist on cheese and crackers, these savory puffs can also be served along side your meal.
See recipe: Blue-Cheese Puffs
Cost per serving: $2.07
Instead of spooning the spread onto endive, you can vary this recipe by serving it in a bowl with assorted crudités and crackers. Or spoon or pipe it onto radicchio leaves for an additional festive shot of color.
See recipe: Salmon and Dill Spread
Cost per serving: 60¢
These tasty pop-em-in-your-mouth Stuffed Mushrooms are the perfect way to kick off a holiday party.
See recipe: Stuffed Mushrooms
Cost per serving 52¢
Don't let the fancy presentation fool you, this potato and smoked salmon dish is as easy to make as it is beautiful. A great make ahead recipe, the pretty potato nests are formed with the help of a mini-muffin-tin.
See recipe: Potato Nests with Sour Cream and Smoked Salmon
Cost per serving: 23¢
These homemade pastry puffs are easier to make than you might think. Flavored with Gruyère cheese, you can fill the finished pastries with your favorite spread or dip (we choose store-bought crab dip).
See recipe: Stuffed Cheese Puffs
Cost per serving: 92¢
You can prep both the tomatoes and potatoes and make the yogurt mustard and broccoli fillings up to two days ahead. Store separately wrapped in plastic in the refrigerator.
See recipe: Cherry Tomatoes with Broccoli Filling
See recipe: New Potatoes with Yogurt-Mustard Filling
Cost per serving: 30¢
This Stuffed Baby Potatoes recipe packs plenty of favor in bite-size portions—for under 50¢ a serving! If you don't have chives on hand, minced scallions will do the trick.
See recipe: Stuffed Baby Potatoes
Cost per serving: 63¢
The creamy goat cheese mixture is an ideal compliment to the sweet dates.
See recipe: Goat Cheese-Stuffed Dates
Cost per serving: 59¢
Welcome your guests with this savory appetizer. You can save time by purchasing roasted, salted pumpkin seeds at the supermarket and skipping step four. Simply chop and press seeds onto the outside of the cheese roll.
See recipe: Cream Cheese and Chutney Roulade
Cost per serving: 49¢
These flavor-packed bites are an easy crowd-pleaser. Plus, you can make the meatballs in advance and freeze them either cooked or uncooked. Reheat frozen cooked meatballs in a 350°F oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until thoroughly heated. Bake uncooked frozen meatballs in a 350°F oven for 25 minutes. Freeze sauce separately; thaw in refrigerator, and warm on the stove until hot.
Recipe: Herbed Cocktail Meatballs with Chunky Tomato Sauce
Cost per serving: 20¢
You can make these puffs up to one day ahead. Let cool and completely store at room temperature in a sealed ziplock bag. Place on baking sheets and reheat in a 350°F oven for 5 to 10 minutes to warm and crisp just before serving.
See recipe: Cheese Puffs
Cost per serving: 65¢
This stuffing is also great as a dip. In your food processor, blend until creamy for the right consistency and serve with crudites or pita chips.
See recipe: Stuffed Celery