These 12 Panini Sandwiches Are Perfect for Your Next Party

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You’ll love these paninis at your next occasion

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You may look at a panini (or a panino, as an Italian would say) and think, “Oh, it’s just another sandwich.” But it’s not — for one thing, paninis are always grilled, and they’re made with non-sliced bread, like ciabattas, baguettes, and michettas. This sixteenth-century Italian-born sandwich is perfect as a starter or dessert for your next party. We’re sharing a few recipes you may want to serve.

These 12 Panini Sandwiches Are Perfect for Your Next Party

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You may look at a panini (or a panino, as an Italian would say) and think, “Oh, it’s just another sandwich.” But it’s not — for one thing, paninis are always grilled, and they’re made with non-sliced bread, like ciabattas, baguettes, and michettas. This sixteenth-century Italian-born sandwich is perfect as a starter or dessert for your next party. We’re sharing a few recipes you may want to serve.

Buffalo Chicken Panini

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This panini is tailgate party perfect. At your next tailgate, bring this out of your arsenal as a signature creation. Your guests will thank you.

Click here for Buffalo Chicken Panini recipe.

Cuban Panini

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A Cuban-style panini is an easy way to change up that ham and cheese sandwich you’ve been eating since third grade. By adding a couple ingredients that are probably already in your fridge, you can make a jealousy-inducing sandwich that looks more like restaurant take-out. 

For the Cuban Panini recipe, click here.

Fig, Smoked Gouda, and Prosciutto Panini Stackers

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There's something unique about creating an appetizer on baguette bread. With this recipe, you want to make sure not to cut the bread too thick. It will make it more challenging to eat as a passed hors d'oeuvre.

Click here for Fig, Smoked Gouda & Prosciutto Panini Stackers recipe.

Grilled Asparagus and Prosciutto Panini

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Loved by many, this grilled asparagus and prosciutto panini is perfect paired with Chianti at a fall dinner party.

Click Grilled Asparagus and Prosciutto Panini recipe.

Peach Caprese Panini

This is a sweet and savory panini, fresh and light for any occasion.

Click here for Peach Caprese Panini recipe.

Pepperjack, Honey & Ham Panini

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Make prepping a dinner party for friends a breeze with this easy-to-create panini. The honey and cheese create a heavenly combination.

Click here for Pepperjack, Honey & Ham Panini recipe.

Roasted Apples, Brie, and Pecan Panini

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This grilled panini is delicious in the fall months and perfect as a starter at your next party.

Click here for Roasted Apples, Brie, and Pecan Panini recipe.

Ricotta and Pear Drizzle Panini

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Whether you are planning a lazy day or in the mood for a special treat, this mouth-watering breakfast combination of sweet pear, creamy ricotta, and warm drizzled honey is perfection itself.

Click here for the Ricotta and Pear Drizzle Panini recipe.

Super Club Panini with Grain Mustard

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Part turkey club and part warm, gooey panini, this sandwich hits the spot every time. This recipe comes from Panini: Sensational Grilled Sandwiches.

Click Here to for Super Club Panini recipe.

Triple Chocolate Chunk Panini

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A deceptively simple dessert sandwich made up of three different kinds of chocolate and crunchy hazelnuts.

Click here for the Triple Chocolate Chunk Panini recipe.

Turkey Jalapeño Melt Panini

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Add a spicy kick to your next panini. The touch of spicy mustard completes this delicious sandwich.

Click here for Turkey Jalapeño Melt Panini recipe.

Turkey Pesto Asiago Panini with Cranberry Served with Pan-Fried Stuffing

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Love turkey and stuffing all year round? Use them to make this panini. It's great to serve at a friendsgiving dinner.

For the Turkey Pesto Asiago Panini with Cranberry Served with Pan-Fried Stuffing recipe, click here.