Appetizers

It's easy to get your party off to an impressive start. All of our tempting appetizer recipes feature Harry & David Salsas, Dips, and open-and-enjoy Appetizers for quick, easy-to-share starters – perfect for impromptu gatherings! Just keep your Harry & David favorites on the pantry shelf, and you'll be ready to entertain at a moment's notice!
Coconut Shrimp with Mango Relish
ingredients
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 24 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic and herb seasoning
  • 1/4 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 jar Harry & David® Chunky Mango Relish
directions
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Coat large baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray. Sprinkle shrimp with garlic and herb seasoning blend and pepper. Place egg, flour, and coconut in small separate bowls. Dip shrimp first in egg, then in flour, and then back in egg, then liberally in coconut. Place shrimp on baking sheet. Bake until golden and crisp for at least 15 minutes. While shrimp is baking, heat Harry & David Chunky Mango Relish in small saucepan; bring to a simmer; cover and keep warm until ready to serve. Serve shrimp with warmed Harry & David Chunky Mango Relish as a dipping sauce.
Cream Cheese Kicker Dip
ingredients
  • 1/2 jar Pepper and Onion Relish
  • 1 8-ounce package Cream Cheese
directions
Blend one 8-ounce package of softened cream cheese in a mixing bowl until smooth. Add 1/2 jar any flavor Relish. Blend well. Serve with crisp tortilla chips or snack crackers.
Honey Dill Salmon Spread
ingredients
  • 8 oz. Harry & David® Smoked Salmon
  • 8 oz. Harry & David® Cream Cheese at room temperature.
  • 1 Tbsp. Harry & David® Honey Dill Mustard
  • 1/2 cup chopped Harry & David® Pecans
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
directions
Mix salmon, cream cheese and mustard together and shape into a log or ball. Mix chopped parsley and chopped pecans. Roll the salmon in the chopped pecans and fresh parsley. Chill for one hour. Serve with Harry and David crackers.
Peaches Castellano
ingredients
  • 6 Oregold® Peaches, halved and pitted
  • 12 tbsp Rogue Creamery or other blue cheese, at room temperature
  • 12 tbsp Harry & David® almonds or pecans, chopped
  • 12 tbsp honey
directions
Lightly oil and preheat grill to medium high. Grill the peaches cut side down until well marked and lightly cooked. Arrange the peaches cut side up on six plates. Fill each cavity with a tablespoon of blue cheese and a tablespoon of nuts. Drizzle honey over the peaches.
Seven Layer Black Bean Dip
ingredients
  • 1 jar Harry & David® Havana Black Bean Dip
  • 2 jars Harry & David Salsa (your choice)
  • 1 jar Harry & David® Pepper and Onion Relish
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 brick Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 brick cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 16 ounces sour cream
  • 1-2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 head lettuce, shredded
  • 1 can sliced black olives
  • 2 bags Harry & David® Multigrain Chips
directions
In a deep casserole dish, layer in the following order:
1 jar Black Bean Dip
1 jar Salsa
8 ounces sour cream
1 jar Pepper and Onion Relish
Mixture of 8 ounces sour cream and cream cheese
1 jar Salsa
Top with cheeses, tomatoes, lettuce and olives. Serve with Multigrain Chips.
The Greatest Appetizer Ever
ingredients
  • 1 Lb. Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  • 1 Lb. cheddar cheese, grated
  • 6 Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 Can (12 oz.) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 C. Pepper and Onion Relish, drained
  • 2 Cans (4 oz.) Chopped green chilies, well drained
directions
Preheat oven to 350º F. In a large bowl, combine the cheese, eggs, milk and relish. Line a 9"x13" baking pan with the chilies. Pour cheese mixture over the chilies and bake at 350º F. for 40 mins. Cool pan for 5 mins. before cutting into small square pieces. Serve warm or at room temperature — tastes great either way.