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13 reviews
 
30min

These cheesy and buttery cheese straws come with a kick thanks to a touch of cayenne. If desired, omit the cayenne for a simple cheese straw recipe.

Recipe by: Carol

 
12 reviews
 
30min

Crimini mushrooms are stuffed with Cheddar cheese and streaky bacon. These are perfect for canapes or as a starter.

Recipe by: GRNSTR1PE

 
14 reviews
 
1hr15min

Roasted chicken wings with a sticky, sweet coating. Serve with rice and broccoli as a main, or on its own as a starter or party nibble.

Recipe by: Sandy

 
11 reviews
 
25min

Spicy, crispy Indian fritters, made with onions and gram flour (a big plus for gluten-free eaters!), are the ultimate Indian comfort food snack.

Recipe by: Pankaj

 
13 reviews
 
40min

Light and flaky, these tarts are easy to make and easy to reheat. Just wrap loosely in foil and heat at 180 C for 10 to 15 minutes, or until warm.

Recipe by: DONNA L.

 
11 reviews
 
1hr10min

These irresistible little canapés are always a hit at parties. And all the better, they're very easy to make.

Recipe by: Luda

 
11 reviews
 
1hr45min

These savoury biscuits are so easy to prepare and call for just three ingredients. You can prepare the dough and then refrigerate until ready to bake. Serve with wine as a nibble, or as part of a canape spread.

Recipe by: AnneFrancoise

 
11 reviews
 
35min

These are simple and delicious! They freeze really well too.

Recipe by: POSHIE25

 
10 reviews
 
7hr

This is a rich and decadent chicken liver pate recipe, which is perfect for special occasions and parties.

Recipe by: P. Travisano

 
12 reviews
 
35min

Also known as cheese twists (for their shape). These are one of my favourites! They’re great for canapés, very popular in winter and just as good for snacking on while watching a movie on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

Recipe by: henrydwatson

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