10 Easy Party Snacks for Last-Minute Entertaining

10 Easy Party Snacks for Last-Minute Entertaining

Some people are born with a knack for hosting parties and get-together's, planning out snacks and refreshments a week in advance, prompting cell phone pics and a chorus of “oohs” once people step inside and see the beautiful spread on the table.

Then - there's the rest of us!

So, what happens when you’re this type of person and you’re asked to entertain guests at short notice?

First off, don’t panic... 

Instead, take a deep breath and look around your kitchen to take stock of what’s available.

Once you get an idea of what you have, you can try making one of these delicious last-minute snacks that are sure to keep your guests happy.

1) Hummus Guacamole Dip

hummus guacamole

You can’t go wrong with a bowl of guacamole at a party, it’s a crowd pleaser that has lots of health benefits as a result of its star ingredient.

This dish can be made simply with avocados or pre-made guacamole, hummus, black beans, and salsa.

CLICK HERE for the recipe.

2) No-Bake Peanut Butter Snack Bars

Peanut butter is one of the food's that carry many of the good fats our body needs.

These delicious peanut butter bars require only a microwave to make, perfect for you if you’re in a time crunch.

CLICK HERE for the recipe.

3) Spicy Tuna Bites

spicy tuna bites

Sushi is an art, but you don’t need to be an artist for these sushi-inspired appetizers.

This healthy take on sushi rolls substitutes rice for a thin cucumber slice, making it ideal for parties.

CLICK HERE for the recipe.

4) Spicy Banana Chips

spicy banana chips

Taking inspiration from fried plantains, these spicy banana chips are unique and can be made with a banana, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, and salt.

CLICK HERE for the recipe.

5) Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pretzel Nuggets

pretzel nuggets

This twist on pretzels combines the tastes of salt, brown sugar, and cinnamon into a delicious bite-size treat.

Did we mention baking isn’t required?

CLICK HERE for the recipe.

6) Frozen Yogurt Covered Blueberries

Frozen yogurt coats these sweet blueberry snacks, giving them a light purple hue that pops on trays and bowls.

If you have blueberries, Greek Yogurt, and lemon juice then you’re good to go!

CLICK HERE for the recipe.

7) Crispy Potatoes with Vegan Nacho Sauce

crispy potatoes with vegan nacho sauce

A party should have something for everyone, vegans and nacho lovers included.

Don’t be surprised when people start asking you “wait, this is vegan?”

CLICK HERE for the recipe.

8) Baked Spiral Roll Sliders

Do you love Hawaiian Rolls?

Did you know that you can buy Hawaiian Roll flatbreads?

It’s true, and you can do some pretty amazing things with it, like these spiral roll sliders.

CLICK HERE for the recipe.

9) Herbed Nuts

A jar of peanuts in your kitchen can easily become a healthy and delicious mini munchable.

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10) A Fresh Take on A Classic

ips perfect chips

For a classic, time-tested party snack, ips Perfect Chips are not only gluten-free, but also come in a variety of flavors so there’s something for everyone.

This list features several dips that would go perfect with ips Perfect Chips, and we all know you can’t have a party without chips and dip!