Whether you’re throwing a dinner party, cocktail hour, or a bash to celebrate game day, epic appetizers are a *must* for any get-together. If you want to take your bite-sized appetizer recipes a bit further, skewer those tasty bites with a toothpick so your guests can grab and go as they please. It also means you aren’t left with tons of dishes, so you can spend more time relaxing in that post-party glow. Scroll down for 25 finger food recipes, from BLTs to chicken and waffles… all that you can serve on a toothpick!

1. Lemongrass & Sriracha Grilled Chicken Kebabs: Upgrade your weeknight meals with some new flavors. (via Brit + Co)

2. BBQ Chicken Skewers With Blue Cheese Crumbles: If you love blue cheese and celery but not the usual spicy Buffalo counterpart, these BBQ chicken skewers will be right up your alley. They’re sweet and saucy with a sharp bite and a fresh crunch. (via Stacey Homemaker)

3. Beet Salad on a Stick: Whatever get-together you have planned, you need to have a couple of vegetarian options up your sleeve. Rest assured, your herbivorous friends will flip for this bite-sized combo of beet, goat cheese, arugula, and walnut. (via Salty Canary)

4. Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Tea Sandwich: Long live the BLT! To turn it into a bite-sized nosh, go for slices of Roma tomatoes and use a cookie cutter to create like-sized circles of white bread. (via Oh, How Civilized)

5. Chicken Caesar Salad Pinwheels: When you’re serving passable dishes, salads can be a bit too fussy for their own good. Get that creamy crunch you desire in an easy-to-eat package by rolling chicken Caesar salad in a tortilla and slicing into pinwheels. (via Food Fun Family)

6. Bacon Cream Cheese Bites: You can create an incredibly easy app with only bread, cream cheese, chives, and bacon that will stun your guests. (via Garnish With Lemon)

7. Grilled Garlic Shrimp Skewers: Simplicity is essential when dealing with sweet, fresh shrimp. A brush of garlic and butter is all you need to enhance its flavor to epic restaurant-worthy levels. (via Simply Recipes)

8. Hawaiian Chicken Bites: Bring your favorite pizza toppings into cocktail hour with these sweet and sour Hawaiian chicken skewers. Brush with your favorite BBQ sauce and add a chunk of SPAM for an authentic flavor. (via Rasa Malaysia)

9. Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Cucumber Bites: Nix the bagel and enjoy your lox on top of a slice of crunchy cucumber. These would be wonderful for a brunch party alongside a DIY mimosa bar. (via Baker by Nature)

10. Manchego Cheese, Ham, and Olive Bites: These no-cook tapas bites are a quick way to wow a crowd with minimal effort. Try drizzling with honey after assembling for an added sweet touch. (via My Kitchen Love)

11. Chicken Satay Skewers With Peanut Sauce: Chicken marinated in coconut milk and spices becomes tender and moist on the grill. Pair these skewers with a sweet and sticky peanut sauce for extra flavor. (via Savory Tooth)

12. Mini Chicken and Waffles: There’s no shame in using frozen food to your advantage, especially when you have the task of hosting a party. Dress up mini waffles and chicken tenders with maple syrup and herbs de Provence, and no one will be the wiser. (via Almost Makes Perfect)

13. Mini Cheeseburgers: If you really want to make a statement with your party food, go all out and whip up mini cheeseburgers. (via Pizzazzerie)

14. Easy Pesto Tortellini Skewers: If you can boil water, you can make these skewers faster than you can say tortellini. Dress with pesto and sun-dried tomatoes for optimal flavor. (via Foody Schmoody Blog)

15. Rosemary Pineapple Mozzarella Bites: Using a rosemary stem as a skewer to hold your pineapple and mozzarella is both practical and delicious. Not to mention, the presentation is pretty spectacular. (via Cook. Craft. Love.)

16. Prosciutto-Wrapped Pears With Blue Cheese: You’ll want to savor each and every bite of these sweet and pungent snacks. Serve with a round of bubbly to balance its salty bite. (via Recipe Runner)

17. Saucy Asian Meatballs: Saucy meatballs are a party must-have. It’s doubtful you’ll have leftovers, but if you do, serve them over rice for lunch the next day. (via Gimme Some Oven)

18. Spicy Shrimp and Sausage Skewers: Bring the flavors of New Orleans to your shindig with these Cajun-style skewers. Serve with a spicy lemon aioli for dipping and ice-cold beer for sipping. (via Iowa Girl Eats)

19. Wedge Salad Skewers: If you have to eat a salad, it might as well be on a stick. Plus, the topping-to-lettuce ratio here is way more appealing than the alternative. (via Love & Zest)

20. Glazed Green Bean Bundles: Glazed in a buttery brown sugar sauce, any vegetable suddenly becomes fun to eat. Add a crispy wrapping of salty prosciutto, and these once-humble green beans are now totally party worthy. (via Blackberry Babe)

21. Dill Pickle Beef Skewers: A marinade of pickle juice keeps the beef in these skewers ultra-tender and seasoned throughout. Spear with a toothpick along with a tiny gherkin and some fresh dill for a hearty party bite. (via Sprinkles and Sprouts)

22. Antipasto Skewers: If you or your party guests are wine lovers, you can’t go wrong with salty antipasto skewers. (via Tabitha Talks Food)

23. Cured Brown Sugar Salmon Skewers: Succulent salmon is even tastier when it’s coated in brown sugar. Give the fish a quick sear, and each bite will be infused with smokey, caramelized flavor. (via Sprinkles and Sprouts)

24. Filet Mignon Rosemary Skewers: Here’s another way to use some fragrant rosemary sprigs. Skewer juicy prime rib, roasted mushrooms, and red pepper, so each bite is infused with that woodsy rosemary aroma. (via Give It Some Thyme)

25. Oven-Baked Greek Meatballs: A platter of these savory Greek meatballs is a hearty appetizer for your party guests. Serve them alongside creamy tzatziki sauce. (via A Fork’s Tale)

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(Additional reporting by Justina Huddleston)