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Party Recipes

Planning a big bash or a small get-together? Whatever the occasion, we've got quick and easy party recipes that'll give you less time in the kitchen and more time entertaining your guests.

The host of Pati’s Mexican Table shares her recipes for a laid-back alfresco feast.

Plus the perfect drink pairings, for less fuss and more fun.

Lifestyle expert Laurie Furber's recipe for low-fuss, high-style, all-around-good-time summer entertaining.

Three simple dips, plus one festive cocktail, for your next fiesta.

These crowd-pleasing dishes are perfect for potluck parties.

Indulge your guests with these delicious holiday eats.

Take the plunge. Whether it's for an after-school snack or a party, one of these creamy treats is sure to satisfy.

Start your ovens for treats your whole family will love.

These bite-size creations are too scrumptious to eat just one.

These dishes all bring something to the table — including great taste and a lot of heart.

The only thing better than a rich slice of cheesecake? A bite-size bar you can grab and eat on the go.

These delicious desserts are the perfect end to any celebration!

Spread on the frosting and stick a candle on top. These cakes are ready for a celebration.

Get inspired by these three savory (and one sweet!) mini burger variations.

A few lucky Family Circle editors got schooled in some essential recipes from our in-house pros. Put the lessons they learned to the test in your own kitchen.

Turn a simple dinner into a full-on event. Create a choose-your-own-Mexican-adventure buffet. All you need is some counter space and colorful tableware (paper or plastic does the trick).

A healthy family came up with awesome party-food ideas that didn't leave anyone feeling deprived. Read on for the game plan.