When it comes to a delicious and easy way to celebrate, I can’t think of a better way to do it than with these scrumptious graduation party food recipes.
Whether your kid is heading off to college, moving out of their parents’ house, or getting married, there’s nothing more exciting than throwing a graduation party.
So, while they’re on their summer break, why not make the most of it by enjoying some delicious and sophisticated food?
The fun part is all inside – making a whole bunch of different and amazing party foods.
I love how these recipes give you loads of options for serving.
You can even make decorations and put together an entire cake table if you want.
For me, the best part is finding all the great party favors that your kids will want to eat!
Happy birthday my friends! I hope you have an absolutely fantastic one!
Pinwheels are a great way to serve hamburgers.
You can put them on sandwiches, or serve them as a side dish.
The only thing that I’d change is the condiments.
You could add chili, hot sauce, onions, and pickles, but if you want it extra spicy, try some red pepper flakes.
Jalapeno poppers pinwheels are a fun, spicy way to use up leftover jalapenos.
These pinwheels are loaded with cheese and sausage, so they’re perfect if you want something a little more filling.
Plus, they’re so easy to make! Just roll up your favorite tortilla bread and load it with all the fixins.
They’ll be ready in just 15 minutes.
This recipe uses shredded pepper jack cheese for that extra flavor, but feel free to try another kind of cheese or leave it out entirely.
It’s the perfect appetizer for any occasion.
This creamy buffalo chicken pasta is the best thing that’s ever happened to me!
Let’s be honest, when you think of buffalo chicken, what comes to mind?
I know I do! And it’s okay.
I can stop now.
This dish has so many things going on in one bowl.
There are tender noodles, a cheesy and savory sauce, and juicy chicken.
However, it doesn’t end there.
The dish also features fresh greens served with a creamy avocado dressing.
Just imagine how good this dish is without all those components – no way am I skipping this one.
Creamy artichoke bruschetta is a summer staple in my family.
It’s the perfect appetizer for all the crowds at the park or tailgating.
The freshness of artichokes and garlic is balanced by a tangy lemon dressing.
Each bite will leave you with a burst of flavors.
This recipe makes for an easy weeknight meal that’s perfect for feeding your guests!
If you’re looking for an easy recipe to celebrate the fall and autumn season, look no further than this fall and autumn punch.
It’s simple, it’s delicious, and it uses just five ingredients.
The orange juice is a classic ingredient for punches.
It helps create a lovely citrusy flavor that pairs well with apple cider.
This punch is made even better by adding some cinnamon and nutmeg to the mix.
You can make up to 6 drinks at once!
French dip sandwiches meet simple au jus.
That makes for a salty, savory, and roasted meat that’s perfect for lunch or dinner.
The sandwich is filled with creamy French dressing, veggies, and of course, the good old French dip.
After all the work you put into making it, there’s no better reward than sharing this delicious dish with your family.
Need I say more?
If you’re looking for an easy way to get your party rolls right, these are the ones.
Cook and bake a batch of turkey rolls with some butter, honey, and cheese.
Place them on a platter along with some strawberries for a bright and colorful dessert.
These are perfect for those who prefer sweet rolls to savory ones.
Either way, they’re sure to be a hit!
If you love quesadillas but want them to be a little healthier, you’ll love this recipe.
Instead of the usual tortilla, you’ll use soft flour-based wraps instead.
They’re ideal for quesadillas because they hold all of your filling tightly and won’t soak in any oil.
The chicken is still tender, flavorful, and the perfect combination of juicy and crispy.
Serve with a side salad for even more flavor.
Make these loaded tater tot skewers tonight and you’ll want to make them again tomorrow.
They’re so yummy, they barely even need the toppings.
But the combination of the cheese, scallions, and garlic is certainly worth it.
Best of all, they only take 15 minutes to make and require just a handful of ingredients.
I love the classic pairing of strawberries and cream.
It’s a match made in heaven, but you won’t always have the time to make it.
Thankfully, this dill-infused recipe has you covered!
You’ll use a zesty dill dressing that adds just enough pungency without overwhelming the fruity goodness.
The key to making this margarita is to use fresh lime juice.
With all the bitterness of the tequila, it’s a lot less sweet than you might expect.
I have this stuff in a pitcher and pour it over ice and frozen lime wedges for maximum tang.
One thing I do differently is to add a little bit more basil at the end, just before chilling!
These goat cheese bites are light, creamy, and flavorful!
If you love to share snacks with your friends and family, then these pomegranate goat cheese bites are a must-try.
They’re the perfect addition to your next party.
Made with ingredients that are all natural and vegan, they’re super easy to make and can be ready in just 15 minutes.
These skewers are so easy to make, and they’re great for making ahead.
Simply soak your bread rolls in water while you go to work.
Then, just pop them in the oven and cool them off when ready to serve.
It’s a lot easier than you think!
Don’t forget to brush the skewers with a little olive oil before stuffing it all into each wrap.
For more flavor, drizzle some balsamic vinegar over the top.
If you love pizza and have an abundance of mushrooms on hand, this recipe is a must-try.
It’s cheesy, savory, and full of sweet caramelized onions.
It’s also low in carbs.
That means your body will feel lighter after the indulgence of this pizza!
This tomato cucumber salad has a light and refreshing taste that makes it excellent for summer.
It’s also so simple to make, requiring just four ingredients.
Add in the rest of your ingredients and mix them well.
You’ll get a vibrant color from the tomato, cucumber, cilantro, and lime dressing.
It’s perfect for those hot summer days.
These crostinis are the perfect way to serve up a sweet, savory treat without having to worry about guilt.
The crispy crostini are a great choice for this recipe because they contain no gluten.
Plus, you can use any fruit you have on hand and add some sliced almonds for added crunch.
I like fresh apple slices topped with brie in this recipe.
But if you have any leftover from the last Crockpot meal, try adding them to your next one!
You’ll be amazed at how much flavor is packed into these little snacks.
Looking for a fun party pizza that everyone will love? This recipe is just what you need!
It’s sweet, salty, cheesy, and super rich.
Plus, it’s a little bit more complicated to make than most pizza recipes.
But if you have the time and interest in cooking up a little bit of something extra special for your guests, this one’s worth trying.
Plus, with all the toppings on top – bacon bits, cheese sauce, pepperoni slices – you really can’t go wrong!
I’ve made pecan pie before, and I was so excited to try a sugar cookie version.
The key to getting crisp edges on these is not to overwork them.
Stir the dough until it’s just smooth, then press gently with your hands.
Once baked, let them cool completely before you add the filling.
Let them set for at least an hour before serving.
These peanut butter brownie bites are the perfect way to satisfy both your sweet tooth and hunger.
They’re packed with peanut butter and chocolate, making them a total win.
Plus, you’ll add oats for added texture and extra nutrition.
Serve with a dollop of whipped cream and enjoy!
Cupcakes are a great way to make an extra-special dessert.
They’re sweet, fluffy, and so simple to whip up fresh from the oven.
Plus, they’re packed with flavor! With just a few ingredients, you can make these caramel apple cupcakes that are bursting with fall flavors.
Don’t forget to top them with some whipped cream and an extra sprinkle of cinnamon sugar.
These smoked sausage bites are a fantastic way to serve your favorite BBQ sides.
They’re simple and perfect for any occasion, including the holidays.
You can pair them with anything from mac and cheese dip to pulled pork.
However, they taste best with the rich smoky flavor of cooked sausages.
They’re also freezer-friendly, so you can have a big batch ready to go in no time!
These sausage bites are spicy, savory, and oh-so delicious.
Andouille sausage is already mouthwatering in itself.
But if you add a batch of cheddar cheese to the mix, it’s even better.
The combination of sharp cheddar and sweet corn makes these bite-sized morsels absolutely irresistible.
Club tea sandwiches are perfect for busy afternoons when you want to grab something quick and easy.
You won’t need to worry about making a complicated sandwich, just whip up this simple recipe.
If the weather is nice, why not make your own club sandwich filling?
I like mine with leftover ham and cheese, and if I’m feeling fancy, I like to add some olives as well.
I think the name alone already sold me on this one.
I’m a sucker for “ultimate” recipes, and this one definitely fits the bill.
It combines sweet and savory mustard with a crispy hot dog bun.
The marinade is also incredible, mixing everything up in a jar for easy access.
Simply pour some of that amazing marinade into your hot dog buns and top them with cheese, onions, pickles, chili sauce – anything you like!
You have an ultimate hot dog bar!
These honey and BBQ chicken strips are the perfect option for busy weeknights.
With fewer than ten ingredients and 10 minutes of prep, you can have these mouthwatering chicken strips on the table in just 30 minutes.
In fact, you probably only need four to cook these on a skillet.
If those were gone before dinner was over, it’s no big deal!
Serve them with your favorite salad or alongside rice.
Really, anything will work as long as there is plenty of grilled veggies.
Hot Turkey and Cheese Party Rolls
- 1 oven
- 1 8 oz. Tube of Crescent Roll Dough
- 12-16 Slices of Turkey Deli Sliced
- 12 Slices of Colby Jack Cheese
- 1 Stick of Butter Melted ½ cup
- ¼ tsp. Garlic Powder
- 2 Tbsp. Chopped Parsley
- 1 tsp. Poppy Seed
- Spread the crescent Roll Cut the dough into four rectangles, then press the diagonal seams together.
- Put three to four slices of cheese and turkey on each rectangle.
- Each rectangle should be rolled up (from one short side to the next short side) and the seam should be carefully pressed together (You will have 4 rolls at this point)
- There are 12 rolls in all; slice each one into three pieces.
- Put cooking spray in a 9×13 baking dish.
- Put the rolls in a 9×13 baking dish.
- Combine the butter, garlic powder, and parsley in a small basin. Brush the mixture over the crescent rolls and top with poppy seeds.
- Bake for 12 to 15 minutes at 350 degrees, or until the tops are just beginning to brown.