Your guests will never want to leave.By Tehrene FirmanMay 25, 2017
These crowd-thrilling party foods are simple to make — and tasty guests will think you slaved hours over them. Pick three recipes and round ’em out with a couple of easy extras.VIEW GALLERY36 Photos
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You’ve probably eaten ravioli more times than you can count, so how about snacking on a toasted version?
Get the recipe at Garnish and Glaze.
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It’s impossible not to love these pastry straws. Just spread pesto onto a puff pastry, add some parmesan, and twist.
Get the recipe at My Fussy Eater.3 OF 36
Give your fried pickles a major upgrade with these oven-baked chips, complete with a horseradish chipotle sauce.
Get the recipe at Melanie Makes.4 OF 36
Seven-layer dip is a party staple, so everyone will love getting adorable individual servings.
Get the recipe at The Girl Who Ate Everything.5 OF 36
It’s easy to make a big batch of these pretzels. Dipped in a homemade cheddar cheese sauce, every bite will be heavenly.
Get the recipe at Two Peas and Their Pod.
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Veggie pizza is a classic, and this version is to die for. Just top crescent rolls with cream cheese and chopped broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and cheese and you’re good to go.
Get the recipe at Culinary Hill.7 OF 36
Warning: You won’t want to share these cheesy breadsticks with anyone.
Get the recipe at Damn Delicious.8 OF 36
Making enchiladas has never been easier. This mini version can be whipped up in 35 minutes.
Get the recipe at Gimme Some Oven.9 OF 36
The secret ingredient in these mozzarella sticks? String cheese. Seriously.
Get the recipe at Fox Valley Foodie.10 OF 36
Pretty pinwheels are incredibly simple to make: Spread on your ingredients, roll, and cut for bite-sized portions.
Get the recipe at Spend With Pennies.
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Talk about addicting. Everyone will munch on these ranch-flavored pretzels all night long.
Get the recipe at Southern Bite.12 OF 36
Perfect for summer, sweet corn fritters and spicy aioli dip make for a killer appetizer.
Get the recipe at The Chunky Chef.13 OF 36
Can’t get enough cookie dough? You’ll certainly get your fix with this cream cheese-based dip.
Get the recipe at Belly Full.14 OF 36
Simple yet delicious, these garlicky baked wedges taste amazing dipped in blue cheese dressing.
Get the recipe at Creme de la Crumb.15 OF 36
This dip full of feta cheese, tomatoes, avocado, vinaigrette, and herbs makes the perfect chip-topper.
Get the recipe at Gather for Bread.
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They’re like Auntie Anne’s, but better. Your friends will go nuts over the homemade version of the mall favorite.
Get the recipe at Cooking Classy.17 OF 36
Anyone who loves egg rolls will really love this version filled with avocado and tomatoes.
Get the recipe at Savory Tooth.18 OF 36
You’d never guess that these taquitos are filled with a mixture of smashed chickpeas, chopped artichokes, and a butternut squash sauce.
Get the recipe at Veggie Inspired.19 OF 36
Everyone is obsessed with blooming onions, and this bite-size version is a must-try.
Get the recipe at Macheesmo.20 OF 36
Instead of setting out chips at your next get-together, try crunchy roasted chickpeas. This version adds some serious spice.
Get the recipe at Bowl of Delicious.
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As if these jalapeño poppers weren’t already incredibly delicious, a drizzle of sun-dried tomato aioli takes them to the next level.
Get the recipe at Hot for Food.22 OF 36
Because the only thing better than a traditional quesadilla is one that’s pizza-flavored.
Get the recipe at Diethood.23 OF 36
Who needs chips when you have cauliflower? These loaded nachos — topped with black beans, bell peppers, and cashew queso — are better than the real thing.
Get the recipe at Emilie Eats.24 OF 36
All you need to do to make these tasty bites is scoop out the inside of the potatoes and stuff with a guacamole mix.
Get the recipe at She Likes Food.25 OF 36
These easy-to-cook stuffed mushrooms make for the perfect finger food, flavored with a mix of herbs, garlic, and citrus.
Get the recipe at Cilantro & Citronella.
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The options are endless with these mini cheese balls. Roll them in everything from dried fruit to crushed pretzels.
Get the recipe at All Simply Recipes.27 OF 36
Your meat-free friends will go crazy over these vegan banh mi sandwiches made from extra-firm tofu.
Get the recipe at The Stingy Vegan.28 OF 36
This dip is pickle overload in the best way.
Get the recipe at Noble Pig.29 OF 36
Covered in a maple syrup-based sauce, these cauliflower wings are easy, light, and full of flavor.
Get the recipe at Jessica in the Kitchen.30 OF 36MORE FROMPARTY RECIPES AND IDEAS19 Delicious Memorial Day DessertsGluten-Free Recipes for the Super Bowl65 Not-Basic Super Bowl Party Food IdeasSuper Bowl Slow Cooker Recipes36 Instagram-Worthy Party Ideas12 Unique Children’s Birthday Party Themes8 Fun Fall Party IdeasProsecco Pong Is Here for Your Next Girls’ Night11 Easy Ways to Make Your Summer Party Healthier13 Summer Party Ideas to Try This Year
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