Appetizers & Snacks

Wow your guests with tasty finger food or send the kids to school with snacks they'll love with Pampered Chef's collection of appetizer and snack recipes. Find cheese dip recipes, salsa recipes, healthy snacks, and much more today!


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Chai Energy Balls

Ground cardamom adds that chai flavor to these no-bake energy bites, quickly prepared in the Flex+ Food Processor.

Fresh Mango Salsa

Ridiculously simple and deliciously fresh, you’ll find yourself enjoying this salsa as a dip, in a salad, or as a topping for meat, seafood, and fish tacos. Honestly, it makes everything taste better.

Green Goddess Dip

Packed with fresh herbs, creamy avocado, and tangy lemon, this bright dip tastes great with chips, veggies, on toast, or as a sandwich spread.

Cauliflower au Gratin

Get your comfort food craving with cheesy, creamy cauliflower made in one pan for easy clean-up!

Veggie & Ricotta Flatbread

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This carrot and pepper tart with garlic and honey presents beautifully and is also super easy to prepare.

Seven-Layer Dip

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Refried beans and cheddar cheese make this Southwest-inspired layered dip a crowd favorite at any party.

Yum Yum Sauce

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The sauce is great with seasoned shrimp and vegetables, but it’s so good you’ll end up put it on everything!

The Best Bubbly Cheesy Shrimp Dip

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Filled with fresh shrimp, melty cheeses, garlic, and herbs, there's a reason this bubbly cheesy shrimp dip is the best shrimp dip you've ever had. This delicious reinvention of our Cheesy Chicken Dip was sent to us by our friend Jen at @midwestlifeandstyle.

Baked Ricotta

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This crowd-pleasing delicious dip is warm, extra cheesy, creamy, and hard to stop eating. Really, the perfect appetizer for any occasion.

Pressure Cooker Spinach & Artichoke Dip

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This a creamy, cheesy restaurant favorite is easy to make at home in a pressure cooker. It’s super delicious served warm or cold.

Pressure Cooker BBQ Chicken Dip

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If you like your dips with a kick, try this one. This fan favorite comes together easily in a pressure cooker. It’s addictive whether served warm or cold.

Pressure Cooker Chicken & Broccoli Dip

This cheesy dip has bite-size pieces of chicken and broccoli and is easily made in a pressure cooker. Beware, once you start eating it, it’s hard to stop.

Toasted Ravioli

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Skip the deep fryer and make in the air fryer. You’ll get all the crispiness but not all the oil. It comes together in no time and is sure to be a hit.

Hidden Veggie Applesauce

For many parents, getting their kids to eat plenty of beets, carrots, spinach, or sweet potatoes can be challenging. That’s why we love these recipes for quick and easy apple sauces that are fortified with extra veggies. The colors are bright and beautiful, and the flavor is sweet and delicious.

Air Fryer Fried Pickles

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Toss dill pickle slices with some cornmeal and air fry them. Dip them in a special sauce—made even more special with a dollop of horseradish sauce—and you have a hit on your hands.

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

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These crispy fries are rich in Vitamin A and are the perfect accompaniment to tangy main dishes like barbecue.

Spicy Cauliflower Bites

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Make these bites as spicy or mild as you like. They're a delicious, meat-free option if you're making snacks for a game or appetizers for a casual dinner.

Stuffed Mushrooms

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This air fryer stuffed mushroom recipe has just a splash of red wine vinegar which is the perfect balance for the earthy mushrooms and creamy cheese.

Homemade Beef Jerky

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Making your own beef jerky lets you control the amount of salt and cut of beef that you use. All it takes is a simple marinade and a bit of patience. 

Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp

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The salty sweetness of this coconut shrimp pairs perfectly with a spicy (you can make it as spicy as you'd like it to be—or not to be) apricot chili sauce.

Air Fryer French Fries

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French fries are always the perfect side for burgers, but these fries prove that fantastic fries can carry the show on their own.

Air Fryer Chicken Wings

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These wings have all the zing of the wings at your local sports bar—but without the sticky tables.

Pressure Cooker Smashed Brussels Sprouts

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Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, all topped with cheese! This easy side will become your new favorite veggie. Also great as a warm appetizer.

Greek Hummus

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This simple homemade hummus recipe is quick and easy to make, super-smooth and creamy, and tastes so much better than store-bought.

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