Summer has officially begun! Along with the sun, pool, beaches and vacation come outdoor dinner parties. Whether it’s looking for the best tropical party ideas or coming up with the perfect summery cocktail to serve at your celebration, getting everything together is no easy feat. Make things easier on yourself and your guests by bookmarking these fun-to-make and simple-to-eat bite-sized noshes perfect for any warm-weather get-together. Keep scrolling for 13 of the best miniature crowd-pleasers found on Snapguide to serve up at your outdoor fiesta.


1. Mini Taco Bowls: We never say no to tacos, and these mini versions made with crispy wonton shells and piled high with seasoned taco meat and cheese make it that much easier to eat them every day. Top off your mini bowls with a dollop of sour cream and a cilantro leaf to give them a pop of color. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)


2. Cookies + Cream Mini Cupcakes: The perfect dessert for when you’re craving both cookies AND cake, these mini treats will keep you coming back for more… and more… and more. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)


3. Pizza Muffins: Forgot to make enough appetizers for everyone at your party? No problem. These pizza muffins cook in just 12 minutes and look a lot fancier than a regular slice. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)


4. Zucchini Tater Tots: Delicious and healthy? Our favorite combination comes alive with these crispy zucchini tater tots. Don’t forget the ketchup! (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)


5. Cookie Dough Stuffed Whoopie Pies: For those who can never decide which they like more — the cookies or the dough — these cookie dough-stuffed whoopie pies are the answer. Serve with a glass of milk for major childhood snack vibes. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)


6. Mini Corn Dogs: This crowd favorite makes us think of state fairs, carnivals and summer weather. And since they’re smaller than a regular corn dog, you won’t feel bad about grabbing two… or 10. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)


7. Mini Key Lime Pies: With cream cheese, cool whip and almost a whole cup of key lime juice, these mini key lime pies are definitely what you should make when life hands you limes. Pair with a fresh mojito for summertime dining at its best. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)


8. Parmesan Garlic Knots: Bring out your inner Italian with this garlic-filled treat. Grab your ingredients, preheat your oven and get ready to nom on this seriously savory app. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)


9. Cookie Dough Truffles: We can’t think of anything better than cookie dough covered in melted chocolate. We dare you to eat just one. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)


10. Avocado Egg Rolls: If you weren’t sure avocado could go with everything, here’s proof. These crispy bites will keep you and your guests full and satisfied. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)


11. S’mores Pie Pops: Who needs a campfire when you can enjoy your favorite summer snack on a stick? A treat like this will definitely have your guests asking for s’more. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)


12. Pull Apart Garlic Pizza Bread: Who needs delivery when you can have these bad boys? Forget cookouts; you’ll want to make these every night of the week. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)


13. Mac + Cheese Bites: Mac ‘n’ cheese rolled into bite-size goodness? Yes, please! Devouring these little balls of cheesy heaven will be the highlight of the party. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)

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