If I could make a meal of appetizers, I would. In fact, I probably have on more than one occasion. There is something about appetizers that I always find so appealing. I love things that tempt the taste buds, and I think that's the purpose of appetizers. They are little bites bursting with flavor. I should also point out that I'm a fan of dipping foods as well. When I see the word dip in the name of a food or recipe, I'm all in. Anyone with me?
As you may have noticed, each time there... is a change of season, the Internet is flooded with new recipes for the foods and flavors of that season. I'm guilty of it, too. If you take a look at my Pinterest boards, you'll see that's it full of delicious recipes geared toward autumn. Personally, I find it so refreshing. I'm always up for a change when it comes to food.. Plus, being a blogger, I find ideas, inspiration, and challenges to create new recipes to share on my own site.
Put the two of these together (appetizers and fall flavors), and you have the makings of Fall-tastic Appetizers. I hope you enjoy these bites of deliciousness that I've collected.
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Spiced Apple Cheese Ball
Classic cheese balls can be a little boring. That's why I love this Spiced Apple Cheese Ball from Babble. Sometimes it's all in the presentation. This is a winner.
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Cheddar & Chive Pumpkin Cheese Ball
Want another seasonal take on a cheese ball? This Cheddar and Chive Pumpkin Cheese Ball from Jam Hands is entertaining perfection. The details (and flavor) are sure to impress your guests.
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Bacon-Wrapped Cream Cheese & Craisin-Stuffed Jalapeño Peppers
'm a sucker for anything wrapped in bacon. These Bacon-Wrapped, Cheese and Craisin-Stuffed Jalapeño Peppers from Inspired by Charm are amazing. The craisins add some sweetness and a touch of fall.
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Savory Pumpkin Dip
There are lots of sweet treats out there with pumpkin. And as much as I love them, I also like savory pumpkin recipes. This Savory Pumpkin Dip from Gimme Some Oven is a must for my next get-together.Continue to 5 of 12 below.
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Black Bean and Pumpkin Soup
Speaking of savory pumpkin, check out this Black Bean Pumpkin Soup from A Food Centric Life. The spiderweb garnish on top is just the thing!
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Hot Jalapeño Corn Dip
With fresh corn still readily available, this recipe from The Sunny Side of Life for Hot Jalapeño Corn Dip would be a perfect way to use up any leftover corn on the cob.
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Cranberry Cheddar Sausage Bites
Meatballs are a go-to appetizer for any party. That's why I think these Cranberry Cheddar Sausage Bites from Running to the Kitchen would make the perfect addition to a fall celebration.
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Bacon Cheddar Cheese Dip
Bacon and cheddar go together like peanut butter and jelly. That's why Julie Blanner's Bacon Cheddar Cheese Dip is perfect for this or any time of year.
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Parmesan Mac 'N Cheese Crostini
Who doesn't love macaroni and cheese? Yellow Bliss Road decided to combine two classic dishes into one amazing appetizer. Her Parmesan Mac' N Cheese Crostini sounds divine.
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Smoky Blue Cheese Dip
Blue Cheese is a hands-down favorite with my guests, so any appetizer collection would be incomplete without it. Eclectically Vintage agrees. Check out her recipe for Smoky Blue Cheese Dip with a Kick.
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In my family, Pizza Bread is another must for get-togethers. With lots of possibilities for customization, Inspired by Charm's Pizza Bread (with marinara sauce for dipping) will have everyone reaching for more.