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    Updated on Jul 4, 2019. Posted on Jul 4, 2019

    17 Dishes That'll Win You Friends At Your Next Backyard BBQ

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    If you're going to a potluck or backyard BBQ this summer, you're probably looking for a party recipe that's both easy to make and tasty.

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    And the last thing you want to do is spend a lot of time on a dish that only you'll end up picking from. So we compiled some of the most universally loved dishes out there. From honey chili potatoes to cranberry and walnut pinwheels, there's something here that almost everyone will want seconds of.

    1. Strawberry Margarita Mocktail

    soberjulie.com

    This refreshing drink pairs the season's ripest strawberries with a salty finish. And since the recipe doesn't include booze, it'll be both cheaper AND easier to make.

    Get the recipe: Strawberry Margarita Cocktail

    2. Watermelon Fries

    abbeyskitchen.com

    Just another way to enjoy one of the juiciest fruits out there. Pair it with a sweet and tart yogurt dip, or just enjoy 'em on their own.

    Get the recipe: Watermelon Fries

    3. Caramel Pecan Slab Pie

    pillsbury.com

    Haven't heard of slab pies? They're your favorite pies, but baked in a sheet pan — both for easier transportation and easier serving.

    Get the recipe: Caramel Pecan Slab Pie

    4. Honey Chili Potatoes

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    Crispy, sweet, and just a little spicy, these fries are so tasty you'll wonder if you need to open up a business dedicated to selling this snack alone.

    Get the recipe: Honey Chili Potatoes

    5. One-Pot Chicken Piccata Pasta

    pillsbury.com

    Lemony chicken + capers + pasta = a dish even the pickiest eaters will enjoy 🙏.

    Get the recipe: One-Pot Chicken Piccata Pasta

    6. Bacon-Wrapped Potato Bites

    thekitchn.com

    This is honestly one of those dishes you bring to the party hoping no one likes, so you can devour it yourself.

    Get the recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Potato Bites

    7. Portobello Mushroom Bruschetta

    contentednesscooking.com

    The upside to portobello bruschetta? Whatever you top it with is tidily contained by the mushroom caps.

    Get the recipe: Portobello Mushroom Bruschetta

    8. Supreme Pizza Dip

    everydaydishes.com

    Serve with tortilla chips, crackers, celery sticks, forks, or literally anything else because this dip is 💯.

    Get the recipe: Supreme Pizza Dip

    9. Oven-Baked Green Bean Fries

    thekitchn.com

    Nothing like a healthyish finger food to get the 20-something grandmas riled up.

    Get the recipe: Oven-Baked Green Bean Fries

    10. Cranberry and Walnut Pinwheels

    diethood.com

    If you don't have walnuts or cranberries, feel free to substitute with your own mix of nuts or chopped dried fruits.

    Get the recipe: Cranberry and Walnut Pinwheels

    11. Roasted Garlic Hummus

    thechunkychef.com

    Whip up a batch and bring half to the dinner party and save half for post-party snacking later.

    Get the recipe: Roasted Garlic Hummus

    12. Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip

    damndelicious.net

    Bring this + a baguette to slice up at the party, and you're good to go.

    Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip

    13. Creamy Tomato Shells

    pinchofyum.com

    If you want to make this dish even heartier, top it with some meatballs or sausage and grated cheese.

    Get the recipe: Creamy Tomato Shells

    14. Truffle Parmesan Edamame

    thejollyhostess.com

    It's an excuse to incorporate truffle oil into a dish AND a way to look fancy without splurging for the top-shelf liquor.

    Get the recipe: Truffle Parmesan Edamame

    15. Caramel Apple Sheet Cake

    chef-in-training.com

    Melt-in-your-mouth caramel sweetness in every slice. Recipe here.

    Get the recipe: Caramel Apple Sheet Cake

    16. Cheesy Sausage Biscuit Cups

    tablespoon.com

    A can of buttermilk biscuits can go a long way for people short on time and culinary skills.

    Get the recipe: Cheesy Sausage Biscuit Cups

    17. Mini Pizza Bites

    mykitchencraze.com

    The perfect hors d'oeuvre that'll, through no fault of your own self-control, turn into a full-on meal. Best part is, you can easily make 'em using just a muffin pan.

    Get the recipe: Mini Pizza Bites