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.

Air-Fried Double Cherry Mini Eggrolls

This tasty dessert version of the Chinese takeout classic features dried cherries and cherry jam. We know you'll be tempted to eat these sweet-tart treats right out of the air fryer, but give them time to cool so you don't burn your mouth.
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Party Wings

Coffee-bourbon barbecue or Asian-style sauce give this classic appetizer a tasty twist.
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Apple-Pomegranate Topped Brie

We love pairing cheese and apples together. This warm and melty brie is topped with a delicious crunchy combination of pecans, apples, and pomegranate seeds.
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Cheese-Stuffed Pretzel Bites

Homemade pretzels are great, but when stuffed with cheese and pickled jalapeños they are next-level great! Serve 'em up at your next game day party for an appetizer recipe the crowd will go wild for.
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Air-Fryer Chicken Wings

Break out the air fryer, it's time to enjoy "fried" chicken wings with less fat. Thanks to nonstick spray and the high heat in the air fryer, this chicken wing recipe is just as crispy and decadent tasting as the usual, just not so greasy
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More Party Recipes

Crab Rangoon Mozzarella Sticks

Standard mozzarella sticks are good. You know what's even better? Crunchy cheese sticks that taste just like your favorite takeout Chinese appetizer.
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Julia Turshen's Top Tips for Throwing the Ultimate Party

When cookbook author Julia Turshen hosts her culinary podcast Keep Calm and Cook On, she has a relaxed, comfortable style that sets her guests at ease. She takes the same approach when she throws a party. Keep calm and host on with her top tips for entertaining.