Spectacular Sheet Pan Party Recipes
We all know that sheet pans can work weeknight miracles for dinner, but sheet pans are one of the most versatile kitchen tools you own. In addition to amazing one-dish dinners, if you’re not using your sheet pan for breakfast, appetizers, and dessert, you’re in for some of the best sheet pan recipes yet. Party planning is stressful, and there’s always pressure to get the menu just right. With these sheet pan recipes, you don’t have to worry about appetizers or snacks. Whether you’re gathering to watch a sports event or sitting down for a dressy dinner party, let these sheet pan recipes give your guests a warm welcome. Some of your favorite appetizer recipes can be made in your sheet pan, like sheet pan pizzas, nachos, potato skins, cheese straws, and more. Plus, all of these sheet pan recipes are kid-friendly, so bring on the company. You might want to buy another sheet pan, because with these incredible recipes, you’ll be using it all the time.
Bacon Bow Ties
Sheet Pan Beef and Black Bean Nachos
Instead of sprinkling shredded cheese over these nachos, we drizzle a homemade cheese sauce over them just before serving.
Mini Potato Skins
Recipe: Mini Potato Skins
This five-ingredient recipe is simple, delicious, and no-fail with guests of any age.
Baked Brie Bites
Recipe: Baked Brie Bites
This recipe only requires five ingredients (one of which is salt), but it will undoubtedly be your new last-minute get-together appetizer.
Emily Nabors Hall's Cheeseburger Pizza
Cheeseburgers and pizza? In one? Your kids-are-having-company sheet pan recipe is here.
Recipe: Cheese Dreams
You can freeze these dreamy bites for up to three weeks, so have a batch ready to go for drop-by company.
Spicy Pimiento Cheese Sausage Balls
Even though you’ve been using Mama’s sausage ball recipe for decades, we just beat it. Sorry, Mama.
Pea Pesto Flatbread
Recipe: Pea Pesto Flatbread
This light flatbread recipe is the perfect appetizer to step into spring.
Recipe: Spinach-and-Artichoke Bites
Your favorite party dip wrapped up in a buttery crescent roll? Oh yes we did.
Baked Fingerling Potatoes with Smoked Salmon and Capers
Although the presentation looks fancy, these bite-sized potatoes are done in two steps.
Prosciutto-and-Manchego Cheese Straws
Upgrade your outdated cheese straw recipe with this addicting recipe.
Recipe: Squash Tart
This light tart won’t weigh guests down before dinner, but it will showcase summer’s freshest flavors.
Sheet Pan Nachos
Recipe: Sheet Pan Nachos
Serving Mexican food to a crowd? You could have a messy taco bar with tons of bowls for toppings, or you could use one dish for this incredible nacho recipe.
Spicy Roasted Chile Peanuts and Pepitas
This homemade nut mix recipe is so much better than store-bought.
Buffalo-Style Sweet Potato Waffle Fries
If you’re gathering for a sports-watch party, these buffalo fries will be a home run—or a touch down, or a goal, or a hole in one—you get the point (we couldn’t help that last pun).
Bite-Size Potatoes O’Brien
Recipe: Bite-Size Potatoes O’Brien
These colorful mini potatoes take your favorite breakfast hash to the appetizer realm.
Cheese Puffs with Ham Salad
Recipe: Cheese Puffs with Ham Salad
There’s a reason ham salad is a Southern recipe that’s been around for so long—it’s easy to make and delicious, especially served between airy cheese puffs.
Recipe: Fig Flatbread
This gorgeous flatbread is an amazing combination of sweet and savory, and store-bought pizza dough makes it a snap to make.
Sheet Pan Pretzel Focaccia with Cheese Sauce
Yes, you can make your own bread in your sheet pan, and yes, your friends will ask you to make it at every gathering once you do.
Pizza Pie Pinwheels
Recipe: Pizza Pie Pinwheels
These pinwheels are a great no-mess way to serve pizza, and they’re kid-and adult-friendly.
Herbed Tomato Tart
Bacon-Wrapped Potatoes with Queso Blanco Dip
If you know anyone that wouldn’t enjoy a bacon-wrapped potato dipped in a creamy cheese dip, you may need to reevaluate your guest list.
Sweet Potato and Chorizo Sausage Bites
These savory bites are great to have in your freezer for emergency appetizer needs.
Recipe: Sheet-Tray Pizzas
This recipe makes two pizzas, so it’s perfect for serving an extra large crowd. You can also freeze one of the pizzas in the pan and save it for a busy weeknight.
Recipe: Bacon Bites
Three ingredients will get you the most talked about appetizer at the party.
Cheddar Cheese Straws
Recipe: Cheddar Cheese Straws
Cheese straws are a classic Southern party snack that will never disappoint.
Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Nachos
Recipe: Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Nachos
This lightened-up nacho recipe is finished off with an avocado cilantro sauce that won’t have them missing guacamole for a second.