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27 of Our Favorite No-Cook Appetizers

Looking for appetizers that don't need to be cooked? Great - you've found them! Below, we're featuring some of our favorite no-cook appetizers. These recipes are great for a crowd and perfect for any occasion, whether it be a holiday party or a backyard get-together. Browse through our selection of dips, salads, sandwiches, and more to find the perfect no-cook appetizer for your next event!

Dips

Black Bean Chipotle Hummus

We've switched out the garbanzo beans with black beans for a southwestern-style Black Bean Chipotle Hummus that's a change of pace from traditional hummus. Break out the tortilla chips!

Fresh Chunky Salsa

Jarred salsa is good in a pinch, but if you have just a bit of time, there's nothing like a homemade Fresh Chunky Salsa. Everyone knows fresh salsa is great with chips, but it also makes a great topping for hamburgers, hot dogs, or just about anything else. Make it for your next get-together and watch them make it disappear!

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus LRG

Snacking doesn't need to be bad for if you choose the right snacks. We suggest serving this healthy snack with cut fresh veggies for dipping. Maybe pack a small container and take it to work for a late afternoon snack.

Quick Guacamole

Ripe avocados and a few basics are all you need to whip up this fresh-tasting and Quick Guacamole that'll make you wonder why you ever brought home store-bought! This quick 'n' easy guac really hits the spot. 

Open House Dip

Our Open House Dip is an easy and tasty way to welcome family and friends during the holidays, or any time for that matter!  This creamy concoction has got everything you need for that real welcoming feeling. 

Black Bean Salsa

Turn a can of black beans into a fiesta of flavors by adding lot of fresh south-of-the-border ingredients to create our easy Black Bean Salsa. For a change-of-pace salsa,  this one really takes the cake. 

Chunky Guacamole

If you prefer your guacamole a little on the chunkier side, then you're going to love this Chunky Guacamole recipe. This simple guacamole recipe is full of flavorful add-ins, like green chiles, tomatoes, and cilantro!

Creamy Salsa Dip

With just four simple ingredients, our Creamy Salsa Dip will turn an ordinary party into a fiesta. This is a simple no-cook appetizer that always seems to be a hit at parties!

Tex Mex Dip

Tex-Mex Dip is one of Mr. Food's all-time favorite crowd-pleasing dips. It's a south of the border classic packed with zesty flavors and textures that make it an all-American hit.

Fabulous Fruit Salsa

Craving a fresh and fruity salsa to go with all of your favorite summer dishes? Look no further! Our Fabulous Fruit Salsa is simply amazing. You'll love the combination of fresh fruits tossed in our simple homemade dressing. This fruit salsa is sure to add bright flavor to any event!

Bread Bowl Dip

Grab a chip, a chunk of bread, your favorite veggie sticks...whatever! Just grab something 'cause this Bread Bowl Dip is amazing! It's so good, we have a feeling they'll eat the whole thing up.

California Onion Dip

California Onion Dip has got to be one of the most popular party foods, and with good reason. It's easy and delicious!

Rollups and Sandwiches

Popeyes Rollups

Mama always said to eat your veggies. And what better way than in these tasty spinach roll-ups? We pumped up the flavor by adding a Ranch-style dressing mix and a jar of those crunchy little bacon bits.

Deli Style Roll Ups

Your favorite kind of deli meat makes the perfect filling for these quick-to-prepare Deli Style Roll Ups. They're great to lay out for a big party or to enjoy as a quick and tasty snack! Whether it's party time or any time, these are the perfect choice. 

Pimiento Cheese Sandwiches

You won't have to fuss to make this classic company-favorite! Our recipe for Pimiento Cheese Sandwiches is as easy as mixing, spreading, and serving. Who knew that four simple ingredients could make such a great appetizer?

Spinach Dip Rollups

You know your guests already love spinach dip, so how about serving it up to them in a whole new way with this easy, no-cook appetizer recipe? Our Spinach Dip Rollups are so creamy, and the bacon bits really pump up their flavor. Just wait till ya see how fast they'll make 'em disappear!

Southwestern Chicken Salad Spirals

Welcome friends with these zesty snacks. They're easily made ahead, so when the gang arrives, all you have to do is pull these festive bits out of the fridge for all to enjoy!

Salads

Confetti Crab Salad

The next time you're asked to bring something to a party or potluck, tell 'em you'll bring the confetti...that is, the Confetti Crab Salad! This super simple crab salad gets its fun and festive party look from the different-colored bell peppers. It tastes like a party too!

Italian Antipasto

The key to a great antipasto is have the right mix of tastes and textures and we have the secret. This easy recipe will have you creating an antipasto as good as any you'd find in a restaurant. Just toss together this classic Italian Antipasto with readily available ingredients from your market, and enjoy!

EDR Summer Party Salad

Hosting a party or attending a potluck? Break out the pita chips and set out a bowl of this Summer Party Salad. This diabetic-friendly salad is full of color, taste, and nutrition 'cause it's loaded with a variety of delicious summer veggies!

Chefs Salad Skewers

Enjoy a deli sandwich on a stick with Chef's Salad Skewers. This tasty no-cook treat is the perfect way to go for summer parties! These can be downsized for appetizer time or for any time, making them one of the best plates on your table. 

Bites & More

BLT Bites

Bring home the bacon and be the top tomato in the kitchen when you make these novel bite-size BLT Bites as super appetizers or snacks!

Italian Cheese Stack

Salami, pesto, cheese, and baguettes all in one dish... can you think of anything better? We can't! Make this Italian Cheese Stack and and taste the delicious flavors of Italy all in one big bite!

Kick Off Beef Pretzel Poppers

Hear that whistle? That's the sound of the kick off, and we've got an easy snack recipe to get you started. We're putting all of your best party foods together to create the ultimate munchable bite: pretzels, beef, and cheese. Put these power foods together and create a top-notch party atmosphere. Game on!

Cucumber Ranch Bites

Here's a bite-sized idea for your next garden party or backyard bash. These Cucumber Ranch Bites are easy to throw-together at a moment's notice, 'cause there's no cooking involved. The homemade, creamy, ranch topping really complements the fresh-from-the-garden ingredients. 

Party-Time Cheese Ball

Get ready to have a ball with our Party-Time Cheese Ball. It's made with two different kinds of cheeses and lots of flavorful ingredients, like colorful peppers. Be sure you've got plenty of crackers and veggies to serve it with, 'cause this one's gonna go fast!

Pistachio Goat Cheese Bites

These salty and creamy appetizer bites will have your guests feeling like they're dining at a five-star restaurant. Our Pistachio Goat Cheese balls look and taste fancy, but they're extremely simple to make. So sit them out before dinner and watch them disappear!

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