An Endlessly Elegant Cocktail Party

An Endlessly Elegant Cocktail Party

Don’t worry about cooking a magnificent main course at this party; appetizers, desserts, and drinks are all you need to please your guests. These elegant recipes are guaranteed to impress!

Throwing an elegant cocktail party can be a nice change from your usual dinner parties.  There’s no main course to worry about; you just need some appetizers, desserts, and, of course, drinks!  Wow your guests with complicated-looking dishes like salmon tartlets and almond lace rolls, then top it all off with some beautiful beverages!

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Luxurious ingredients like black truffles, salmon, and brie will make your guests feel pampered!

Fried Brie

Shrimp Toast

Braised Chestnuts

Salmon Tartlets

Green Olives Stuffed with Black Truffles

Bacon-Wrapped Onion Appetizer

Blue Cheese Spread with Spiced Walnuts


Simple but decadent is the theme with these sweet treats!

Simply Delicious Strawberries in Rich Chocolate

Pudding Shots

Berry Lite Mousse

Elegant Chocolate Dipped Apricots

Almond Lace Rolls

The highlight of your night will be this assortment of scrumptious sippers!

Cranberry Martini

Pear Brandy Champagne Cocktail

Godiva Martini

The Holy Vow

Passionate Mimosa

Tequila Ta-Tas

Bill’s Bloody Mary

Classic Dry Martini

Presentation Pointers:
1. For a bit of fun, let everyone invent a cocktail and award a prize for the best creation!
2. Make large pitchers of different cocktails before the partygoers arrive.  It will keep you from running to the kitchen to mix a new drink every time someone’s glass is empty.
3. Have your guests arrive in black tie attire to make your evening feel extra elegant.

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