12 Vegan Party Food Recipes for All Seasons & Eaters

Whether it's the Super Bowl, a family reunion, Christmas, or New Year's, planning a vegan party menu that suits omnivores can be nerve-wracking. You've got your fruit platter and your vegetable platter, of course, and crackers and chips are sure bets, but what else?! What will you serve that won't provoke questions like, "Is this supposed to taste like chicken?" or, "Is there tofu in this?" We've assembled 12 fantastic recipes from some of our favorite vegan recipe blogs that are sure to please all your guests, veggie and omni alike. Gluten-free recipes are denoted with a "GF."

 

The Dips

 

    Vegan Cool Ranch Dip (GF)

    Simple, nutritious, and delicious. Serve with a vegetable platter and chips
      Vegan Party Foods: Vegan Cool Ranch Dip from forkandbeans.com

      Photo and recipe from forkandbeans.com.

         

      "Chicken Bacon" Artichoke Dip 

      This can't be called healthy, but you'll probably have a few guests who will appreciate that. YUM.

        Vegan Party Foods: Chicken Bacon Artichoke Dip, from cestlavegan.com
        Recipe and photo from cestlavegan.com.
          
          

        Fruit Kabobs with Creamy Cherry Pie Fruit Dip (GF)

        Spice up your fruit platter with this delicious vegan dip. 
          Creamy Cherry Pie Fruit Dip from Angela Liddon
          Photo and recipe by Angela Liddon at ohsheglows.com.

           

           

           

          The Savories

           

          Wild Garlic Pesto Snails

          To really save time, buy a pre-made vegan pesto.

          Vegan Wild Garlic Pesto Snails elephantasticvegan.com

          Photo and recipe from ElephantasticVegan.com.

           

          Mexican Pinwheels with Vegan Mexican Cheese (can be GF)

          These pinwheels are incredibly easy to make and assemble. Use a gluten-free tortilla to make these gluten-free.

          Vegan Mexican Pinwheels from Minimalist Baker

          Photo and recipe from minimalistbaker.com.

           

          Mouthwatering Vegan Sloppy Joes 

          This is a fast, easy dish that allows your guests to assemble their own sandwiches.

          Vegan Party Foods: Mouthwatering Vegan Sloppy Joes from mouthwateringvegan.com

          Photo and recipe from mouthwateringvegan.com.

            

          Two-Bite Baked Potato Skins (GF)

          Top these with pretty much anything you want: guacamole, salsa, vegan sour cream, vegan cheese, herbs, or other veggies. It's easy to make different varieties within one batch, ensuring more options for your guests.

          Vegan Party Foods: Two-Bite Baked Potatoes from ilovevegan.com.
          Photo and recipe from ilovevegan.com.
            
            

          Superbowl of Chili

          This chili is hearty, warming, and filling.

                Vegan Party Foods: Vegan Chili by elephantasticvegan.com
                Photo and recipe from elephantasticvegan.com.
                  
                  

                Polenta Cornballs with Easy Spicy Marinara Sauce (GF)

                These simple yet gourmet corn balls are easy pleasers.

                  Vegan Party Foods: Polenta Cornballs with Marinara from keepinitkind.com
                  Recipe and photo from Kristy Turner and keepinitkind.com.

                     

                         

                      The Sweets

                       

                      Peanut Better Balls (GF)

                      These peanut butter treats are so rich and delicious and no one will would think to ask if they're vegan.

                        Vegan Party Foods: Peanut Better Peanut Chocolate Balls from Oh She Glows
                        Recipe and photo by Angela Liddon of ohsheglows.com.

                            

                          

                        Snowball Cookies

                        These dreamy little cookies, also called Mexican Wedding Cookies, will melt in your mouth.

                          Vegan Party Foods: Snowball Cookies from Chocolate Covered Katie
                          Photo and recipe by chocolatecovderedkatie.com.
                            
                             
                           

                          Vegan Jello Shots (GF)

                          Yes, it's possible! You can make vegan jello shots!
                            Vegan Party Foods: Vegan Jello Shots
                            Recipe from veganbaking.net.

                                     

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