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Party food recipes

66 Recipes

These top canapés and small plates are sure to please a crowd. Including our best ever guacamole, plus sausage rolls and sweet treats like cakes and brownies.

Baked cheese bread flower

4.666665

(3 ratings)

This fabulous cheesy pull-apart sharing bread is perfect for the party season. No one can resist melty camembert and golden dough balls
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Best ever chunky guacamole

4.78226

(124 ratings)

This is the best version of this classic dip. The ingredients are kept to a minimum, so it's as fresh-tasting as possible...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Date, blue cheese & pancetta polenta stacks

0

(0 ratings)

Serve these date, blue cheese and pancetta polenta stacks as canapés at a party. Try a veggie twist by using chopped toasted nuts instead of pancetta for crunch
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Best ever chocolate brownies recipe

4.83774

(1362 ratings)

A foolproof brownie recipe for a squidgy chocolate bake. Watch our recipe video to help you get a perfect traybake every time.
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Beetroot hummus party platter

5

(3 ratings)

Never know what to make when you have friends round for drinks? This one-platter-serves-all beetroot hummus will be a big hit, and doesn’t require any cooking...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Millionaire's shortbread

3.772725

(22 ratings)

Get the right balance of biscuit, caramel and chocolate to bake the perfect millionaire's shortbread. Enjoy with your afternoon tea or coffee...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Philly cheesesteak

5

(3 ratings)

Pile steak, onion, peppers, cheese, ketchup and mustard into rolls to make these American-style Philly cheesesteaks. Just the food for a movie night in
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Vegan sausage rolls

4

(8 ratings)

Pack a picnic, or deck out a buffet table with these moreish vegan sausage rolls, made with mushrooms, brown rice miso, mustard and sage
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Grilled aubergine stacks

0

(0 ratings)

Planning a Christmas party? You needn’t compromise on healthy eating with these tasty aubergine canapés which you can make with two different toppings...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegetarian sausage rolls

5

(2 ratings)

Try our flavourful vegetarian sausage rolls, packed with mushrooms, chestnuts, leeks and cheese. They're perfect for a picnic or served with salad for lunch...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Deep-fried olives

0

(0 ratings)

Coat feta-stuffed olives with juniper-flavoured breadcrumbs to make these easy canapés. Serve on skewers with a lemon and vermouth mayonnaise on the side
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan ‘smoked salmon’ toasts

5

(2 ratings)

Make these vegan bites with brined carrot ribbons. Infused with lapsang souchong tea, they're a great alternative to classic smoked salmon canapés...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan cupcakes

4.25

(4 ratings)

Make vegan cupcakes with buttercream topping using dairy-free and egg-free ingredients. They make the perfect treat for afternoon tea or a mid-morning snack
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Ultimate tomato salsa

4.70968

(31 ratings)

Make this tasty salsa in just 5 minutes with tomatoes, onion, garlic, lime, coriander and white wine vinegar. Recipe by BBC Good Food member Oli Wilson-Nunn
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mini avo toasts

0

(0 ratings)

Make our mini avocado toasts for a healthy canapé to serve at a party. They come with two toppings – a vegetarian quail's egg option and a crabmeat version...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Curried parsnip soup shots

5

(1 rating)

Treat dinner guests to healthy, spiced soup shots – they make great canapés. The crispy kale version is vegan while meat eaters can opt for a prosciutto topping...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Buckwheat & spelt chrain blinis

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(0 ratings)

Make these salmon, buckwheat and spelt chrain blinis ahead and heat them up as a hassle-free party canapé or plated as a starter. They freeze really well, too
  • 30 mins
  • More effort

Super sausage rolls

5

(1 rating)

Eat these family-friendly sausage rolls with a chutney or pickle. They make a great snack for a party buffet
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Chicken terrine with leeks & apricots

5

(2 ratings)

Whet the appetite for the main event by serving guests this special chicken terrine with leeks and apricots. It can be made up to three days ahead
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

Oysters with apple & horseradish dressing

0

(0 ratings)

Drizzle apple and horseradish dressing over oysters for a sophisticated seafood starter to share. Serve on a bed of ice or rock salt with sprigs of dill
  • 5 mins
  • More effort

Bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers

5

(1 rating)

Stuffed with oozing cheese and wrapped in bacon, these spicy jalapeño chilli bites will go down a storm at a party. Beware some are hotter than others!
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Caraway oatcakes with stilton & damson jam

0

(0 ratings)

Lacing oatcakes with fragrant caraway seeds adds another dimension to a cheeseboard. Serve with stilton and damson jam as a final canapé at a party
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Paella arancini bites

5

(1 rating)

These crispy paella bites make the perfect canapé for a Spanish-style party. We predict they’re the new deep-fried mac 'n' cheese, watch this space.....
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Cauliflower cheese rolls

5

(1 rating)

Impress guests with our creamy cauliflower cheese rolls. These easy canapés are wrapped in crunchy filo pastry and topped with sesame seeds
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Watermelon vodka jelly shots

4

(2 ratings)

If you're throwing a summer party these are sure to be a big hit! Cut into wedges and pass round...
  • 22 mins
  • Easy

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