Party Recipes

Summer potlucks, backyard barbecues, winter holidays, special occasions -- there's always a reason to gather with friends and family to enjoy great food! Our easy party recipes will inspire ideas for any event. Set a festive mood for your get-together with awesome appetizer recipes. Party dips, one-bite finger foods, slow cooker wings and cocktail meatballs, even healthy appetizers -- we've got crowd-pleasing recipes for every category. For the main dish, turn to our potluck casseroles and other top dinner picks such as soups and 20-minute meals. And of course, we'd never leave out dessert. With dessert recipe ideas for always popular cupcakes, bars, and cookies, these sweets will be the hit of the party. Need help getting started? Check out our party menus for ideas, from appetizer parties, casual barbecues, and game-day snacks to wine and cheese, fondue, and dessert parties. Our popular party recipes will guarantee delicious party success.

This sweet apple breakfast is the perfect no-guilt indulgence for this weekend.

Skip the store! Our homemade hummus puts the purchased stuff to shame.

This rich spread is perfect for decorating cookies and frosting cakes.

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A Super-Casual Wine-Tasting Party

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