Large Party Food Ideas That Are Quick and CHEAP –
Below are some of the best party food ideas for large groups. If you’re hosting a large party with lots of people, food can get expensive and very time-consuming. Here’s some quick and easy large batch party food ideas for any size crowd.
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Cheap Snacks for Large Groups
Need easy snacks and finger food ideas?
Try these large party appetizers for a crowd.
There are super easy meatballs and vegetable snack ideas and chicken bites and so many more cheap snacks and fingerfoods for any size crowd.
The hot dips (especially the 7 layer dip) are SOOOOO insanely good!
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Large Party Snack Platter Ideas
When it comes to coming up with large batch party food for big crowds, snack platters (like in the picture below) are THE way to go.
Remember, party snack platters and finger food platters are NOT about how much you spent or how hard they were to make – they ARE all about presentation.
As you can see in the party platters in the picture above, all of those party snacks are very inexpensive, but they LOOK (and taste) super good and as if you spent HOURS making them.
Large Potluck Party Food Ideas
When we have our VERY large family reunion potluck each year, I always make my super easy crockpot mac n cheese.
Just dump the few ingredients in your crock pot and you’re done – you don’t even have to boil the noodles!
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Large Party Punch Ideas
Whether you’re having a large group brunch party, a baby shower or ANY type of party, having a BIG batch of punch ready for your guests to drink is a MUST HAVE.
Here are my favorite large party punch recipes that are all cheap and super easy to make in big batches (even if you are feeding 50 people or more).
Easy Punch Recipes for a Crowd and Easy Party Drinks Ideas too! Lots of insanely good and super simple party punch recipes on this page! There are both non-alcoholic punch recipes and simple party punch recipes with alcohol in them.
Large Brunch Party Food Ideas
Speaking of brunch parties, if you’re in charge of feeding a large group at a brunch party, try these easy brunch casseroles and cakes – you can make them ahead of time (and some you can freeze for later) and are perfect for a big group.
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Large Batch Party Dip Recipes
When it comes to inexpensive snacks for a large group, nothing is cheaper, easier and more crowd pleasing than these easy ranch dip recipes.
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Big Party Dessert Ideas
Desserts are ALWAYS the thing most requested at all the big parties and family gathering I make food for. And, as much as it drives me nuts, there are NEVER any leftovers for ME to enjoy haha!
These dump cake recipes are SO easy to throw together and make in big batches for any size group – and they’re VERY cheap to make.
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