Have the World Eating Out of Your Hand: 10 Party Foods Made with Peanuts

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There’s nothing like a nutty dish at your party

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You may choose to serve dishes that include nuts because of their incredible health benefits, or you may just want to include them because they’re just so damn good. We’re sharing a few recipes you should serve at your next party.

Have the World Eating Out of Your Hand: 10 Party Foods Made with Peanuts

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You may choose to serve dishes that include nuts because of their incredible health benefits, or you may just want to include them because they’re just so damn good. We’re sharing a few recipes you should serve at your next party.

Apple Peanut Butter Cookies

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Tired of chocolate chip, macadamia nut, and plain old sugar cookies? Then try these apple peanut butter cookies, rich with a touch of fruitiness. — Taste of Home

Click here for Apple Peanut Butter Cookies recipe.

Bacon-Peanut-Butter-Chocolate Fries

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If you’re hosting a cocktail party with passed hors d'oeuvres, this dessert is one of the most perfect and delicious finger foods to cap off the night.

Click here for Bacon-Peanut-Butter-Chocolate Fries recipe.

Broiled and Blackened Chicken with Crushed Peanuts

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A quick and easy recipe for chicken that's topped with crunchy peanuts. Try serving it with roasted vegetables, like asparagus, or even wild rice. — Yasmine Fahr

Click here for Broiled and Blackened Chicken with Crushed Peanuts recipe.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

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When it comes to desserts at a party, you want to keep things light and easy. These chocolate peanut butter cups are great finger foods, and favored by many — you will not disappoint your guests.

Click here for Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups recipe.

Easy Shrimp Pad Thai

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Shrimp pad Thai is great take-out food, but it’s even better for dinner parties. This easy-to-create dish will have your guests craving more. Don’t forget to make spring rolls, too.

Click here for Easy Shrimp Pad Thai recipe.

Justin’s Peanut Butter Balls

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An easy dessert that you don't have to feel guilty about. Made with all-natural peanut butter, granola, coconut flour, and just a touch of maple syrup, these no-bake dessert bites are sure to be a hit at snack time and party time. — Justin’s

Click here for Justin’s Peanut Butter Balls recipe.

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

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These peanut butter bars are effortless to create for any occasion. No need to have an oven battle when prepping for your dinner party. These small no-bake treats will shine at your soirée.

Click here for No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars recipe.

Peanut Butter Dip

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Enjoy this peanut butter dip with fruit or vegetables. It’s a nice change from played-out dips like artichoke or queso.

Click here for Peanut Butter Dip recipe.

Peanut-Covered Mochi Dessert

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Mochi is oftentimes loved or hated, but for those who love the sweet, sticky treat, this recipe with ground peanuts makes a surprisingly light dessert. — Jessica Chou

Click here for Peanut-Covered Mochi Dessert recipe.

Peanut Butter- and Nutella-Filled Linzer Tarts

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This tart is for the peanut butter lovers and the chocoholics. It’s small and easy to serve on a tray, so your guests can help themselves.

Click here for Peanut Butter- and Nutella-Filled Linzer Tarts recipe.