Brit + Co’s 17 Best Party Snack Recipes for *Flawless* Entertaining
We love throwing parties here at Brit + Co, but if we're being honest, we love the snacks almost more than we like socializing with all of our friends. Whether we're hosting a fancy bridal shower or watching home renovation shows in our PJs with some besties, having a selection of finger foods is essential. The temptation to just raid the frozen foods aisle is definitely strong, especially in the panic of cleaning and decorating before guests arrive. Luckily, Brit + Co has tons of totally drool-worthy party snack recipes ready and waiting for you to tackle so you can really impress your friends. These snacks will make your soirée all that anyone talks about — until your next party, that is.
Vegan Queso Dip: Delight your dairy-free friends with this lusciously smooth vegan queso dip. Bring on the tortilla scoopers, because this stuff is good. (Photo via Brittany Griffin / Brit + Co)
Sesame Shrimp Puffs: Hey there, Ms. Fancypants! If you're throwing a swanky soirée, these sesame shrimp puffs have got to be on the menu. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Pulled Jackfruit Nachos: Jackfruit is all the rage right now, thanks to the way it tastes like pulled pork. It's the perfect hearty topping for these party-ready nachos. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Pizza Nachos: Throw a party no one will be able to stop talking about by making a tray of nachos with pizza crust as the base. It's an easy way to wow a crowd. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Pizza Hummus: Vegetarians, rejoice! Hummus is anything but boring when smothered in your favorite pizza toppings and served warm. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Pizza Fries: You won't need to order delivery when you make a pile of these ooey-gooey pizza fries at home. The recipe techinically serves four, but you might want to make a double batch just in case. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Parmesan Zucchini Fries: A dusting of Parmesan cheese adds loads of umami to these zucchini fries. They get surprisingly crispy in the oven. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Mini Pizzas: Skip the frozen foods aisle and make these mini English muffin pizzas instead. You can choose from all your favorite toppings. (Photo via Dana Sandonato / Brit + Co)
Crispy Jalapeño Spinach Queso: If you're bored of spinach artichoke dip, this is one recipe you've got to try. Jalapeño adds a kick of spice, and a crispy jalapeño topping gives crunch to each bite. (Photo via Lindsay Ostrom / Pinch of Yum)
Mini Cheeseburger Muffins: You'll forget all about firing up the grill after taking a bite of these cheeseburger muffins. All your fave fixin's are nestled into fluffy biscuits for satisfying comfort food. (Photo via Kurt Andre / Brit + Co)
Bacon Pastry Twists With Beer Cheese Dip: Pastry twists wrapped around bacon are just begging to be served with a cold one. So why not do one better and add the beer right into some gooey cheese dip? (Photo via Brit + Co)
Baked Korean Wings: Ultra crispy chicken wings doused in a sweet, spicy, and salty sauce are even better than the buffalo wings you're probably used to. Just make sure to keep plenty of paper towels out for your guests to wipe their hands on. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Buffalo Cauliflower Dip: Add a little nutrition to your next batch of buffalo dip by stirring in some sautéed cauliflower rice along with the cheese and hot sauce. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Muffin Tin Mac and Cheese: Mac and cheese is easy to serve to a crowd when you make it in individual muffin tin portions. Best of all, you can freeze any leftovers, then heat them up whenever you're in the mood for some comfort food. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Salt and Vinegar Popcorn: A little sprinkle of powdered vinegar can transform your classic movie night popcorn into something even more snackable. Just make sure you have something yummy to drink on the side. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Keto Cauliflower Cheese Tots: Low-carb tots made from cauliflower and cheese will make you feel like a kid again in the best way. (Photo via Brit + Co)
DIY Cheesy Garlic Bombs: Soft, warm bread filled with ooey-gooey cheese is just the sort of thing you want to take out of the oven halfway through a party to give everyone a little boost. (Photo via Brit + Co)
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Justina Huddleston is a food writer living in Los Angeles. When she's not busy writing, she spends her time in the kitchen creating both virtuous and decidedly junky vegan food. Buffalo chickpea pizza, anyone? She's also been known to eat a plain block of tofu or beans straight out of the can for lunch, but somehow those culinary adventures don't make it to her Instagram. You can follow Justina on Twitter or see what's cooking in her kitchen on her blog, A Life of Little Pleasures.