Glazed chicken hot wings with dips

Easy finger food ideas

Get your party started with these fabulously simple finger food ideas, from sticky chicken wings to delicious tear-and-share flatbreads and plenty of dips

You can’t have a party without stacks of snacks and plenty of party food for munching. Whether you’re a glutton for flaky pastry and sausage rolls or you’re craving our miso caramel chicken wings, we have easy recipes to help you create satisfying platters to impress your guests.

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Choose your favourites from our stock of sliders and our piles of pizza breads. Grab the tortilla chips and your biggest party platters, invite a few hungry friends and get grazing.

Easiest ever dips:

Start off with our three super simple dips – a cool sour cream, a fresh salsa and creamy guacamole. These party essentials take minutes to prepare and taste infinitely better than the shop-bought variety. We never met a guacamole we didn’t like!

Pick your platter

Who doesn’t love hot wings? They’re the perfect help-yourself bites. Our wings are roasted to perfection to give them a slight crunch, and glazed with an addictive soy and sriracha mix. Not a fan of spice? Try our sweet and savoury honey-glazed wings –  they take just 10 minutes to prep in advance. Complete your plate with our delectable mini sausage rolls wrapped in crisp puff pastry.

Mini bread rolls stuffed to bursting with mouth-watering crispy duck make ideal party food. Our sticky duck sliders look impressive but take just 15 minutes to make. Serve with crunchy cucumber slices and extra hoisin sauce and watch them disappear in a flash. If you have some leftover hoisin sauce, put it to good use and make our easy sticky hoisin sausages. Want something a little more substantial? Put together these smoky chicken skewers with a smoked garlic mayo dip.

Check out our sharing collection for more dig-in snacks everyone will love.

Veggie bites

Nobody needs to miss out on flavourful finger food with our creative veggie bites. Try our cheese & chilli melts – mix the filling in advance then simply grill them up when you’re ready. Ditch the sad-looking cheese sandwiches and spice things up with punchy red chilli and plenty of seasoning. Guests can grab a slice at leisure. Or keep it classic with our tomato bruschetta. Plenty of garlic, basil and fresh crusty bread let tomatoes take centre stage in this crowd-pleasing starter.

Now for the main event – let’s get cheesy. Create the ultimate indulgence in the form of our mac and cheese sliders. Yes, you read that right. Put crispy chunks of your favourite pasta bake into fluffy bread rolls with a squirt of barbecue sauce and you’ll never look back. Upgrade yet another classic comfort food with our golden-brown cauliflower croquettes. These deep-fried nuggets of deliciousness are seriously addictive.

Impress with even more imaginative veggie party recipes from our ultimate collection.

Tear-and-share

Need some carbs to carry you through the evening? Get stuck into our tear-and-share feta flatbreads. Scatter classic antipasti over fresh flatbreads to take them from boring bake to next level nibbles in minutes. A tower of toppings like crumbly feta, onion and ham on a slathering of red onion marmalade make this an instant win.

No one will turn down a slice of cheesy garlic bread if you’re up for a spot of baking. Scatter on cheddar to your heart’s content. Don’t fancy making your own bread? Our garlic bread nachos are a magnificent mash-up that use ready-made baguettes and a little creativity. Serve with your homemade guacamole, sour cream and napkins for stray melty cheese.

Sweet options

Traybakes and cupcakes are perfect for sharing with hungry guests. Take your tastebuds on holiday with our tropical rocky road with chunks of pineapple and mango. You can use any dried fruit, nuts or biscuits in these chunks of chocolatey goodness. Just chill your tray at least two hours before serving, then slice into squares and indulge.

If you’re craving cake, whip up a batch of chocolate cupcakes and top with the frosting of your choice. You can make them the day before and ice before your guests arrive if you’d like to get ahead of the game.

Want more ideas for speedy sweets? Take a look at our quick dessert recipe collection.

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