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Cocktail Party Recipes

Having people over for a cocktail party? You'll love our menu ideas for simple drinks and great food your guests will love.

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Lemon Drop Martini
Lemon Drop Martini
Rum Runner cocktail with a strawberry garnish
Rum Runner Cocktail
Classic piso sour recipe
Classic Peruvian Pisco Sour Cocktail
Frozen strawberry daiquiri with fresh strawberries and limes
Easy Strawberry Daiquiri
Tequila sunrise cocktail garnished with a cherry and orange slice
Tequila Sunrise Cocktail
Midori Sour Cocktail
Midori Sour Cocktail
Stuffed fried pickles
Stuffed Fried Pickles
Pasta Chips
Pasta Chips
furikake chex mix
Furikake Chex Mix
tomato soup snacking cake in pan with toppings in bowls
Savory Tomato Soup Snacking Cake
Beet and Aquavit Bloody Mary
Beet and Aquavit Bloody Mary
Ranch oyster crackers
Ranch Oyster Crackers
Brandy Custa cocktail
Brandy Crusta
dill pickle dip with ruffle potato chips
Dill Pickle Dip
Four pink cosmopolitans in tall cocktail glasses, each with an orange twist
How to Batch Any Cocktail for a Party
Classic French Croquembouche
Glamorous Holiday Hosting: The Glam Dessert
Russian Buckwheat Blini Pancakes/Tester Image
Glamorous Holiday Hosting: The Glam Appetizer
finished punch garnished with ice studded with cranberries, orange zest, and rosemary
Glamorous Holiday Hosting: The Glam Cocktail
Glamorous Holiday Hosting
Sweet Pepper Spritzer Mocktails in glasses, garnished with lemon and pepper
Sweet Pepper Spritzer Mocktail
Tequila Kombucha Mule Cocktail
Mango and Ginger Kombucha Mule With Tequila
Homemade Pumpkin Liqueur
Homemade Pumpkin Liqueur
Incredible Hulk Cocktail
Incredible Hulk Drink
Fresh Virgin Margarita
Margarita Mocktail
Fireball Eggnog cocktail in three glasses garnished with cinnamon
Fireball Eggnog
Mango Mojito Cocktail
Mango Mojito
Philly Cheesesteak Egg Rolls on a platter
Philly Cheesesteak Egg Rolls Recipe
Homemade Amaretto Liqueur poured into a glass
25 Best Amaretto Cocktails
Lambrusco holiday punch in bowl with cups
Holiday Punch
fruit platter with bake brie in puff pastry
Baked Brie in Puff Pastry
Vegan eggnog recipe
25 Christmas Drinks That Bring the Holiday Cheer
frito misto
Fritto Misto
Disco fries
Disco Fries Recipe
Espresso Martini Granita
Espresso Martini Granita Recipe
Rainbow Popcorn
Rainbow Popcorn Recipe
air fryer sweet potato fries
Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries Recipe
Jalapeno Popper Dip
Jalapeño Popper Dip
Cheesecake Dip
Cheesecake Dip
baked turkey wings with fresh herb rub
Baked Turkey Wings Recipe
Cake In a Jar
Cake In a Jar
Mango Mai Tai
Mango Mai Tai
keto nachos
18 Best Keto Appetizers
Cacio e Pepe Corn Nuts
Cacio e Pepe Corn Nuts
Mojito Pitcher with mojitos in glasses
Mojito Pitcher
Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
Condiments from Around the World for Your Pantry
Biscoff Cookie Truffles
Biscoff Cookie Truffles
Smart Food Copycat White Cheddar Popcorn
Smartfood Copycat White Cheddar Popcorn
Almond Flour Pizza Crust
Almond Flour Pizza Crust
Vermouth Cassis
10 Refreshing Tonic Water Cocktails
Deviled Eggs with Bacon
Deviled Eggs with Bacon
French Onion Dip
17 Delicious Cold Appetizers for Entertaining
How to Build an Epic Party Cheeseboard
Fuzzy Navel Cocktail
20 Deliciously Sweet Peach Schnapps Cocktails
Fried Ravioli
52 Party-Ready New Year's Eve Appetizers
Cranberry Brie Bites
Cranberry Brie Bites
charcuterie board
How to Make an Epic Charcuterie Board
Virgin Mojito
26 Mocktail Recipes
Oscar Statuettes For The 76th Academy Awards
9 Hollywood Cocktails for Your Oscar Party
Sombrero cocktail
Creating Delicious Dairy Cocktails at Home
Red, white and blue cocktails
How to Create a Great Drink Menu for a Cocktail Party