Quick and easy Italian cocktail party recipes

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Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting

Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting

My grandma, mom, have handed down from generation to generation...a simple recipe and traditional Italian…

Claudia lamascolo
Mar 2010
Professional
33 votes
41964 views
Italian Baked Mashed Potato Croquettes

Italian Baked Mashed Potato Croquettes

A very delicate crunch and hardly no fat to worry about baking them instead of frying. Grandma's recipe adapted…

Claudia lamascolo
Mar 2010
Professional
16 votes
10082 views
Filet Mignon Topped With Shrimp, Crab with a Garlicy Wine Sauce

Filet Mignon Topped With Shrimp, Crab with a Garlicy Wine Sauce

This tender filet is bursting with flavor. Starting with a mouth watering filet, portabello mushrooms, shrimp,…

Claudia lamascolo
Mar 2010
Professional
5 votes
10950 views
Sea Scallop Insalta Caprese

Sea Scallop Insalta Caprese

Starting off with an appetizer? An easy way to make seared scallops, pan fried outside on the grill in a little olive oil. After they are browned…

Claudia lamascolo
Feb 2010
Professional
15 votes
5579 views
Grandma's Italian Lemon Ice

Grandma's Italian Lemon Ice

Back in Upstate NY, where I grew up. We couldn't wait for May/June to arrive, that's when our local Italian bakeries made this delicious Italian…

Claudia lamascolo
Feb 2010
Professional
15 votes
5583 views
Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

Wonderful and lighter alternative to baked eggplant Parmesan and wonderful for summer or fall nights. I use canned pasta sauce (basil if you have…

Mihir Shah
Jul 2008
Advanced
7 votes
9341 views
Anginetti: Lemon Drop Cookies

Anginetti: Lemon Drop Cookies

Deliciously light, lemony, and zesty. An easy cookie to make and it looks terrific on any party tray.

Joanne
Sep 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
1298 views
Chicken Alfredo Cupcakes

Chicken Alfredo Cupcakes

I love the lasagna cupcake recipe I found on line, so I adapted it with other ingredients. (spaghetti sauce and ground beef substitutes) These are…

Mary Ellen Nyberg Hemby
Feb 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
2245 views
Ciambellone Classico (Classic Pound Cake-Italian Style) copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

Ciambellone Classico (Classic Pound Cake-Italian Style) copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

This is the classic Italian pound…

maria liberati
Jan 2010
Professional
5 votes
4947 views
Chik'n Marsala

Chik'n Marsala

The thing I LOVE about this recipe is that it’s quick, easy & Italian It’s one of those dishes that you can whip right up when you’re really not…

Kiki Thompson
Jun 2010
Advanced
2 votes
1281 views
Bruschetta

Bruschetta

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
9026 views
Caesar salad

Caesar salad

The salad's creation is generally attributed to restaurateur Caesar Cardini, an Italian immigrant who operated restaurants in Mexico and the United…

anil
Mar 2014
Professional
1 vote
1025 views
Curt's Italian Grilled Personal Pan Pizza Recipe

Curt's Italian Grilled Personal Pan Pizza Recipe

Pizza on the grill you say? It's easier than you think and the crust is the best ever... if you have ever had…

curt iffert
Aug 2012
Professional
3 votes
969 views
Super Easy, Low Calorie Chicken Caesar Salad Stuffed Shells

Super Easy, Low Calorie Chicken Caesar Salad Stuffed Shells

Most of us love Caesar salad. Add chicken and tomatoes to it and stuff into jumbo pasta shells and it becomes a…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
May 2013
Professional
3 votes
2070 views
An Easy, Delectable, Summertime Appetizer…Italian Chopped Salad Stuffed Shells

An Easy, Delectable, Summertime Appetizer…Italian Chopped Salad Stuffed Shells

This tasty and colorful low calorie appetizer consists of a simple to make…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jul 2011
Professional
1 vote
2108 views