Recipe: Best Thanksgiving Appetizers

Can you believe Thanksgiving is only two weeks away? The holidays always manage to sneak up on us. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with some delicious Thanksgiving appetizers to try out this year. With these, you can keep your family, your guests, and yourself content munching until the big meal is ready!

Tyler Florence's Baked Brie

Tyler Florence’s Baked Brie

Total time: 40 min
Prep: 20 min
Cook: 20 min
Yield: 6 servings
Level: Easy


  • 1 (5-inch) round brie
  • Celery sticks
  • Carrot sticks
  • Sliced apples
  • Pretzel twists
  • Sliced baguette


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Wrap the brie in a piece of foil to enclose it completely and put it on a sheet pan.
  3. Bake until the cheese is gooey like fondue, about 20 minutes.
  4. Serve with celery, carrots, apples, pretzels, and bread for dipping.

Alton Brown's Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip

Alton Brown’s Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Total time: 15 min
Prep: 10 min
Cook: 5 min
Yield: 1 batch
Level: Easy


  • 1 cup thawed, chopped frozen spinach
  • 11/2 cups thawed, chopped frozen artichoke hearts
  • 6 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Boil spinach and artichokes in 1 cup of water until tender and drain. Discard liquid.
  2. Heat cream cheese in microwave for 1 minute or until hot and soft.
  3. Stir in rest of ingredients and serve hot.

Alton Brown's Onion Dip from Scratch

Alton Brown’s Onion Dip from Scratch

Total time: 25 min
Prep: 5 min
Cook: 20 min
Yield: 1 batch
Level: Easy


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups diced onions
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. In a saute pan over medium heat add oil, heat and add onions and salt. Cook the onions until they are caramelized, about 20 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  3. Mix the rest of the ingredients, and then add the cooled onions.
  4. Refrigerate and stir again before serving.

Find these and 100+ more Thanksgiving appetizer recipes from the Food Network here. Happy cooking!

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