A party is only as good as its snacks, and these 15 recipes for finger foods will make yours the best ever! These party snacks are perfect for making in bulk and serving to a crowd. These finger foods are sure to make your party easy and mess-free, perfect for sharing! Feed your friends some wings, samosa cups, or crab cakes. You will want to make these even when you don’t have a party to host!
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1. Crispy Protein Chickpea Nuggets
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You could mix shredded veggies into this but this recipe is for lazy people who just need to start dipping nuggets into something delicious. If you have a bag of chickpea flour and have no idea what to do with it then this is the recipe for you! These Crispy Protein Chickpea Nuggets by Melanie Sorrentino will please a crowd!
2. Cauliflower Nuggets
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3. Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings
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Buffalo cauliflower is the beloved vegan take on classic Buffalo wings. However, getting that perfect crunchy crispy texture can be a bit of a challenge. These Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings by Gabrielle St. Claire yield the perfect texture of batter and the saucy Buffalo flavor.
4. Buffalo Seitan ‘Wings’
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You can’t have a party without vegan Buffalo Seitan ‘Wings’ by Melanie Sorrentino! These seitan wings are perfectly spicy and sure to be the star of the show. Cauliflower wings are fun, but these vegan buffalo wings are made from seitan, which gives them a meaty texture. Frying them gives the wings a beautifully crispy skin that you can drench in as much or as little spicy Buffalo sauce as your heart desires. Pair these vegan seitan buffalo wings fresh celery and dairy-free blue cheese dip! Everyone at the party will be obsessed with your vegan buffalo wings!
5. Buffalo Cauliflower Wings
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Who knew you can make buffalo wings out of cauliflower? Though obviously not the same as regular wings, these Buffalo Cauliflower Wings by Desiree Rodriguez are still super flavorful and so much healthier. Give them a shot!
6. Spinach and Artichoke Rolls
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Spinach and artichoke dip just got an upgrade! Add some easy homemade pizza dough to the classic, cheesy dip, and you have spinach and artichoke rolls featuring Legrand vegan cream cheese! These vegan Spinach and Artichoke Rolls by Chickpea Express are perfect paired with marinara sauce for dipping… or even more Legrand cream cheese!
7. Tortilla Sushi Rolls With Rice and Vegetables
These Tortilla Sushi Rolls by Yana Chistyakova are a rich starter, easy and quick to prepare. It is a cold dish that consists of rolling the rice and vegetable filling in some Mexican wheat tortillas and nori seaweed. The seaweed adds flavor and makes the rolls look like a kind of sushi. We have filled them with avocado, roasted red pepper, pickles and peas, in addition to rice, but you can choose any filling to your liking.
8. Gluten-Free Pizza Rolls
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Try these homemade Gluten-Free Pizza Rolls by Nele Liivlaid if you need a healthy savory bite sized snack for busy weekdays. Furthermore, they are yeast-free and oil-free for maximum benefits. These also make a great party snack!
9. Fresh Rainbow Rolls With Miso Peanut Sauce
This is a beautiful dish that, believe it or not, tastes even better than it looks! Dipped in the flavorful peanut sauce, you will not be able to get enough of these Fresh Rainbow Rolls by Heather Larson!
10. Baked Potato Samosa Cups
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The flavor of these Baked Potato Samosa Cups by Paris Marash are pretty spot on to the traditional version. Skip take out and make them yourself and see exactly what goes into every single bite. And you don’t have to order multiple orders of samosas to be satisfied, now you can make your own and have as many as you’d like. Best life hack ever: make your own food, eat as much as you want. You won’t want to skip this recipe.
11. Thai Green Curry Samosa Pinwheels
Let’s get this party started! These Thai Green Curry Samosa Pinwheels by Florian Nouh are a great food for parties. The mixture of mashed sweet potato, chickpeas, and garlicky tandoori spice mix is guaranteed to be a hit. These are fully packed with flavors, thanks to the garlic and tandoori mix.
12. Spinach and Turmeric Cheese Party Bites
These delightful Spinach and Turmeric Cheese Party Bites by Sophie Yotova are the perfect thing to put out for company because while they make look impressive, they take almost no time to prepare. Simply blend your cashew cheese together with the spinach and turmeric and then squeeze the mixture onto the crackers of your choice – they’re ready to go. Of course, you can get creative with these snacks as well and garnish them with a bit of red pepper, olives, and turmeric if you’re feeling fancy.
13. Mini Quinoa-Chickpea Cakes
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These scrumptious little Mini Quinoa-Chickpea Cakes by Jennifer Strohmeyer are not only going to please your palate, but also pack a nutrient-rich power punch. I combined quinoa and chickpeas as the base of these cakes which added firmness, moisture, and a great texture. Quinoa also has a creamy, nutty and somewhat crunchy texture that always makes it a great addition to recipes.
14. Fried Hearts of Palm ‘Crab’ Cakes
Finally, a crab cake anyone can enjoy! These Fried Hearts of Palm ‘Crab’ Cakes by Melanie Sorrentino are deliciously simple to make and taste better than the real thing. Perfect on top of a salad, dipped in your favorite sauce, or added to a wrap.
15. Garlic Knots With Beer Cheese
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Warm, doughy vegan garlic knots speckled with smoky Shiitake bacon and served with a side of creamy beer cheese … what could be better? This appetizer is guaranteed to be a sure-shot hit at any party. They’re so good, you might have a problem getting people to leave the snack table. These Garlic Knots With Beer Cheese by Gabrielle St. Claire are cooked in a cast-iron skillet so they look like pull-apart bread, which makes for an awesome presentation. Everyone will love them!
Want more finger foods for all occasions? Check out more:
- 30 Finger Foods For Your Super Bowl Party
- 25 Awesome Vegan Snacks for Any Party
- Hors D’oeuvres and Appetizer Ideas That Are Entirely Vegan!
- 15 Vegan Platter and Appetizer Ideas
- 35 Indulgent Vegan Party Snacks and Appetizers
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