When guests pop over unexpectedly, it can be stressful to throw together a quick appetizer. These creative, simple recipes will give you some ideas for tasty appetizers in just a few minutes.
Hot Artichoke Dip [Kraft]
Artichoke dip is always a favorite, but most recipes are complicated and difficult to prepare. This one requires only four common ingredients and takes just 25 minutes to make.
Chickpea and Mint Crostini [Real Simple]
With absolutely no cooking involved, this flavorful topping is a fast and delicious snack to set out when friends stop by. Pair it with crunchy crackers or crispy bread.
Figs Stuffed with Gorgonzola and Walnuts [Oprah]
When you want an elegant appetizer that looks like it took hours to make, this is a great choice. The figs add a sweet flavor that contrasts the cheese, and it bakes into a gooey, perfectly browned treat.
Easy Goat Cheese Appetizer [Martha Stewart]
Using just a few common ingredients that you might already have in your refrigerator, this creamy goat cheese spread creates a decadent appetizer that your guests will love. Spread it on hot, crusty bread, and then store it back in the refrigerator for up to a week of additional servings.