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September 6, 2012 by Becky Becky

Q I enjoy having small parties to get my friends together. I am always looking for unusual appetizers and mini desserts to present. Do you have any new ideas?

- Judy, VA


Trying new things is a great way to discover new favorites and keep your baking and cooking creativity flowing. These three recipes are certain to provide an entertaining menu for you and your friends.

Apple & Cheese Caprese is a fresh, crisp layered appetizer with apples and chives instead of the traditional tomato and basil. Portabella Pesto Toasts are toasted brown and bubbly with mozzarella, and rich with the flavors of mushroom, basil and garlic. For an unusual mini dessert, offer Double Chocolate Cinnamon Mini Cupcakes—creamy cinnamon-chocolate frosting adds delightful flavor atop a buttermilk chocolate cupcake.

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