Ultimate Snacking Last Minute Party Ideas

Have you ever found yourself about to host a party with no time to prepare? We’ve all had last minute guests, or an impromptu celebration that required some last minute party ideas for snacks.  

Whether you have a few days or just a few hours, we have a great list of amazing ideas to help you create the ultimate party snack buffet that your friends and family will love.

Often times, last minute party snacks are simply made from things you have on hand in your home already. A bit of butter, brown sugar, and popcorn quickly becomes a sticky sweet treat. Throw a few classic ingredients together and you have homemade cookies for snacking. Of course, there are always easy to prepare appetizers with cheese, bacon, and various veggies that we all seem to have in our refrigerator all the time.

With this list of what we believe are the ultimate last minute party snacks on hand, you’ll never disappoint! Guests will be asking for recipes, and you’ll feel like you are the hostess with the best tricks up her sleeve!

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Ultimate List of Finger Food For Your Next Party

Grab this extensive list of finger foods for your next party.  I’ve broken it down into easy to spot categories with appetizers, desserts, drinks, snacks, dips and salsas!

Ultimate Party Appetizers

Toasted Corn Salad with BaconPin


Ultimate Dessert Recipes

A few simple ingredients, and a few minutes of time and you can easily create a delicious raspberry tart that is ideal for taking to your weekend barbecue parties, or to add to a beautiful dinner party with friends. - Teaspoon of GoodnessPin


Ultimate Party Snacks

We love a great flavored popcorn, and creating a fun kid-friendly Rainbow Flavored Popcorn Party Mix is a great addition to our summer sleepovers, birthday parties, and even weekend barbecues. - Teaspoon of GoodnessPin

Ultimate Drink Ideas

Cherry Sangria in a glass topped with fresh cherries on a silver platter. Pin

Ultimate Dip Recipes & Salsa Recipes

Feta, Cucumber & Tomato Appetizer in a tart pan with a baguette in the background. Pin