Gear your Thanksgiving dinner guests up for a delicious meal with some tasty turkey day starters! From warm dips to fun finger foods, there's something in here for everybody's perfect pre-turkey dinner snack.

By Rachael Ray Every Day
November 01, 2005
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Spiced Wings with Yogurt Sauce

The yogurt dip infused with cucumber and cilantro is the perfect compliment to spice-filled baked wings.

Spiced Wings with Yogurt Sauce

Maple-Rosemary Almonds

Coat your roasted almonds in maple syrup to hold the fresh rosemary sprinkled throughout.

Maple-Rosemary Almonds

BLT Stacks

Layer bacon, lettuce, tomato and toast for a colorful bite on a stick.

BLT Stacks

Edamame Hummus

Tahini and edamame paired with lemon juice and garlic makes for a delicious spread to dip pita chips or colorful veggies into.

Edamame Hummus

Crab Cocktail Spread

Learn how to prepare a quick and simple Crab Cocktail Spread appetizer that your guests will go crazy for!

Smoked Trout Chips

Top your favorite potato chips off with trout garnished with fresh dill and chives.

Smoked Trout Chips

Shrimp Salad "Spoons"

Stuff fresh endive leaves with this creamy scallion, mayo and shrimp mix.

Shrimp Salad “Spoons”

Sesame-Cheddar Twists

Twist up sharp cheddar cheese in flaky puff pastry for a crunchy snack.

Sesame-Cheddar Twists

Honey-Bacon Snack Mix

Give your everyday snack mix a new look with salty bacon, sticky honey and a kick of cayenne

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Bacon and Bean Dip

Make this delicious dip in just minutes! Our test kitchen experts show you how to whip it up like a pro.

Pesto Arancini

These mini balls are crunchy on the outside with a panko crust and warm on the inside stuffed with risotto and pesto.

Pesto Arancini

Spanish Tortilla Bites

These mini potato-onion muffins are tossed with paprika to give them the heat they need for a perfect pre-dinner snack.

Spanish Tortilla Bites

Turkey-Cranberry Strudel

Slice into this flaky crust to its nutty-cranberry center.

Turkey-Cranberry Strudel

Stuffing-Stuffed Mushrooms

Put your leftover stuffing to good use in this one bite app.

Stuffing-Stuffed Mushrooms

Baked Stuffed Artichokes

Squeeze lemon over these hand-held artichoke scoops for added zest.

Baked Stuffed Artichokes

Cauliflower Soup with Bacon Toasts

Give this smooth soup a crunch with crispy bacon toasts. Tip: Swap out the chicken broth with vegetable broth for a vegetarian delight.

Cauliflower Soup with Bacon Toasts

Butternut Squash Fries with Chili Salt

Turn your favorite autumn veggie into bite-size sticks, perfect for guests to share, dip and enjoy.

Butternut Squash Fries with Chili Salt and

Raw Asparagus Dip

Go green with this super healthy asparagus dip infused with flavors of cheese and lemon juice.

Raw Asparagus Dip

Stuffing Squares

Trust us, your dinner guests will love this fun version of the Thanksgiving Day classic. It's like a sneak peek at what's to come at the main event!

Stuffing Squares

Bacon-Wrapped Chestnut-Stuffed Dates

These one-bite snacks are a tasty combo for those who crave salty and sweet in the same bite.

Bacon-Wrapped Chestnut-Stuffed Dates

Garlic Potato Dip

Spread this potato creaminess on a crunchy pita chip. Tip: Use the leftover dip as a sandwich spread.

Garlic Potato Dip

Hot or Cold Carrot Soup

Serve small cups of this tangy soup at room temp or warm. Top it off with croutons for added crunch and flavor.

Hot or Cold Carrot Soup

7 Turkey Day Menus

Whatever your dream Thanksgiving dinner is, one of these seven ingenious menus -- featuring cool new dishes, make-ahead tips and even vegetarian recipes -- will make it come true!

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