19 Party-Perfect Recipes to Help You Snack Like a Star on Oscar Night
Wolfgang Puck, the chef of the Academy Awards Governors Ball, suggests keeping servings small like these sliders "so people can move around freely and snack on different foods during the show." Get the recipe HERE.
CHICKEN KIMCHI LETTUCE CUPS
Gwyneth Paltrow shares a party dish "so flavorful you won't believe you're eating clean." Get the recipe HERE.
APPLE CIDER & POMEGRANATE PUNCH
Every party needs a punch! This one from the bar manager of Bar SixtyFive at Rainbow Room in New York City is extra special thanks to an ice mold filled with whole star anise, cinnamon sticks, lemon wheels and orange wheel halves. Get the recipe HERE.
BACON-WRAPPED DATES WITH ALMONDS
This star-worthy appetizer is served with a crème fraîche, lime juice and brown sugar dip for an unbeatable sweet and salty combo. Get the recipe HERE.
TOMATO & AVOCADO SALSA
Save time and prep your salsa ahead of your viewing party—it'll become even more flavorful as it chills in the refrigerator. Get the recipe HERE.
DARK CHOCOLATE SKILLET BROWNIE
Donatella Arpaia drizzles this warm brownie with a limoncello crème anglaise that'll knock the socks off your guests. Get the recipe HERE.
ROASTED PATATAS BRAVAS
Fabio Trabocchi of Washington, D.C.’s Del Mar restaurant turns the popular Spanish tapa into a dippable party snack. The crispy potatoes are golden brown on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Get the recipe HERE.
BLACK FOREST HAM & GRUYÈRE CHEESE PUFFS
Wolfgang Puck puts a starworthy spin on french gougeres as part of his menu for the Academy Awards Governors Ball. The puffs can be made ahead—just reheat in a 350° oven for 7-10 minutes before guests arrive. Get the recipe HERE.
PEACH & AVOCADO BRUSCHETTA
“Sweet, tangy peaches and creamy avocado are perfect foils for each other,” says vegan chef Chloe Coscarelli. And if you have any of her fruity mixture leftover after award show night, use it to top your favorite grilled meat. Get the recipe HERE.
This gooey dip, which features two different types of cheeses and a splash of whiskey, will keep you busy dipping all night. Get the recipe HERE.
SWEET PEA & BACON CROSTINI
BAKED RANCH CHICKEN
Katie Lee puts a twist on classic chicken nuggets by coating them in homemade ranch seasoning and salted popped popcorn. Get the recipe HERE.
SALTED CARAMEL & CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT POPCORN
RED VELVET WHOOPIE PIES
Who cares if your favorite actress doesn't win the night's big award? You've got this sweet treat to bring a smile to your face. Get the recipe HERE.
PIZZA WITH RICOTTA, ARUGULA AND GRAPES
Tiffani Thiessen's six-ingredient pizza makes for a fresh option that you can throw together in minutes. Get the recipe HERE.
MOZZARELLA & WHITE CHEDDAR GRILLED CHEESE
This grilled cheese is next level thanks to sourdough bread and a mouthwatering fig jam and honey spread. Get the recipe HERE.
BEEF WELLINGTON SLIDERS
Step up your party game and impress your friends with these meaty open-faced sandwiches. Get the recipe HERE.
LIME CREAM TRIFLE
Layered with pound cake, a creamy lime sauce and whipped cream, you'll be glad you're in sweatpants while eating this creation from Marcela Valladolid, and not walking the red carpet. Get the recipe HERE.
PIMIENTO CHEESE DIP
Made with five diferent types of cheese, you might just want to eat this dip with a spoon. Get the recipe HERE.