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Appetizers are one of my favorite meals! Healthy, easy, quick recipes you can make ahead of time that are sure to be crowd pleasers!

Like this Mediterranean dip or Blender salsa and a winner every time the Pioneer Woman’s Bruschetta.

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Maple Bourbon Candied Pecans

Candied pecans are amazing and these no refined sugar Maple Bourbon Pecans are even better! Sweet maple syrup, smoky bourbon, rich cinnamon, and a little spicy heat makes these roasted pecans outrageously addictive! A delicious sweet-salty mix. When I make candied bourbon pecans, the entire house smells like fall! Cinnamon, maple and buttery, bourbon glazed …

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Sugared Cranberries | 3 Sugar Varieties

Sugared Cranberries are a fabulous, simple and beautiful holiday garnish and snack!! Fresh cranberries bathed in a quick hot simple syrup bath, then rolled into a variety of sugars. Add a pop of sparkle, color and taste by using sugared cranberries as garnishes in drinks, cakes, pastries, and around the turkey. I did the testing …

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The Best Cheesy Garlic Bread Spread (aka Liz Bread)

I know that is a big claim, to be the Best Cheesy Garlic Bread Spread, but with a surprise ingredient and only 4 total ingredients this spread will become your new favorite too! Cheesy, gooey, golden and bubbly. I have long had a love affair would really good, soft, gooey, hot bread, and because it’s …

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Traditional German Pretzels (Laugenbrezel)

Crispy outside with a soft, bagel-like chewiness, delightful little bursts of saltiness, baked to beautiful brown perfection and gigantic…that is how I would describe these iconic traditional German Pretzels or Laugenbrezels. A long, long, long time ago I was an Au Pair in West Berlin and fell in love with all things German! Their breads …

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Mediterranean Layered Dip

A must have recipe in your appetizer collection. This Mediterranean Layered Dip or Greek Layered Dip comes together in minutes; it’s fresh, easy, flavorful, healthy and tastes amazing. MEDITERRANEAN LAYERED DIP JOIN THE FRESH COOKY ON PINTEREST Mediterranean layered dip is your go-to, last minute, “help I need a quick appetizer” recipe! Filled with good-for-you, …

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Easy Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken (or Slow Cooker)

Easy Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken is an amazingly simple, tasty, and a ridiculously easy recipe. This healthy 30 minute meal is perfect for a busy weeknight, barbecue, game day appetizer, tailgating, lazy weekend or meal prep! No pressure cooker, no problem, read on! Enjoy easy chicken recipes? Try this Healthy Crack Chicken (wow!) or Chicken …

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