Baked camembert cheese surrounded by dough balls

Party food 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.

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This fabulous cheesy pull-apart sharing bread is perfect for the party season. No one can resist melty camembert and golden dough balls

1 hr and 25 mins
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This is the best version of this classic guacamole dip. The ingredients are kept to a minimum, so it's as fresh-tasting as possible.

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
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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
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A foolproof brownie recipe for a squidgy chocolate bake. Watch our recipe video to help you get a perfect traybake every time.

1 hr
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Make this veg-laden, mix-and-match sharing board as a starter. Prep it ahead, swap out anything you’re less keen on and add meats or smoked fish, if you like

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Top oven-cooked fries with meatball marinara for a crowd-pleasing sharing platter. Ideal for an evening in with friends

45 mins
Easy
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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
Vegan
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Impress family and friends with the ultimate sharing starter: cheesy, moreish garlic dough balls. With a tomato-based dipping sauce, they make an ideal addition to any Italian-inspired menu

1 hr and 15 mins
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Enjoy these veggie sausage slices for lunch or in a picnic. Wrapped in puff pastry, they're packed with roasted peppers and spices

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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Get the right balance of biscuit, caramel and chocolate to bake the perfect millionaire's shortbread. Enjoy with your afternoon tea or coffee

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
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Bake some budget-friendly frozen fries and pile them high with a moreish Greek-inspired topping of feta, olives, tomatoes and cucumber. Great for sharing

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegan
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve these smashed mini jacket potatoes with our creamy chicken stew for a crowd-pleasing dinner. The dish also works well for a family New Year's Eve feast

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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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
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Treat family and friends to Mexican-inspired loaded fries. This plant-based dish is great for entertaining, whether for a movie night or party

30 mins
Easy
Vegan
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
30 ratings 2.5 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
57 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make this tasty salsa in just 5 minutes with tomatoes, onion, garlic, lime, coriander and white wine vinegar

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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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
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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
Gluten-free
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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
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