While traditional sweets work well for dinner parties, cocktail parties call for finger foods. Petite portions are ideal for a few reasons: most guests won't want to eat an entire slice of pie, miniature desserts typically appear more elegant, and perhaps most importantly, it's best to keep the spread to that which can be eaten with a glass of wine or cocktail in hand. Keep reading for 28 recipes that fit the bill.

28 Bite-Size, Party-Ready Dessert Recipes

While traditional sweets work well for dinner parties, cocktail parties call for finger foods. Petite portions are ideal for a few reasons: most guests won't want to eat an entire slice of pie, miniature desserts typically appear more elegant, and

Dessert Wine Guide Infographic.   Most dessert wines can be categorized into 5 styles: Sparkling, Light and Sweet, Rich and Sweet, Sweet Red and Fortified.

5 Types of Dessert Wine

dessert-wine-types -Doux (‘sweet’ in French) Dolce / Dulce (‘sweet’ in Italian / Spanish) Moelleux (‘sweet’ for some French wines)

Make your own Rhubarb Wine #gardening #rhubarb #dan330 http://livedan330.com/2015/03/29/make-your-own-rhubarb-wine/

Make Your Own Rhubarb Wine

This recipe shows you how to use fresh rhubarb to make homemade sweet dessert wine with a kick wine

Icewine Crème Brûlée (Egg-Free) Recipes | Food Network Canada

In episode Creme Brulee of TV show Bake with Anna Olson prepares Anna Olson recipe for Icewine Crème Brûlée (Egg-Free).

Traditional almond biscuits with Maraschino cherries

Traditional sicilian almond cookies

This delicious pastry could be served at the bar in THE HOUSE AT THE EDGE OF NIGHT by Catherine Banner, a dreamy island novel about the generations of one Italian family.

I want to eat these right NOW!! Chocolate Caramel Marshmallow are a delicious treat, especially when sprinkled…

Chocolate Caramel Marshmallows

Chocolate Caramel Marshmallows are a delicious treat, especially when sprinkled with chocolate sea salt! A great addition to your next party dessert table!

A CAKE BASED ON MY FAVORITE ICE CREAM BAR!! Amazing, seriously amazing.

A homemade cake based on your favorite ice cream bar! This will have your taste buds doing somersaults! Delicious, fresh, and easy to make for any family special occasion.

Dark Chocolate and Coconut Truffles Trio with French Dessert Wine

Dark Chocolate and Coconut Truffles Trio with French Dessert Wine. I like the truffles in the shot glass idea

Perfect fluffy meringues layered with billowy whipped cream and marscapone cheese and topped off with fresh cherry and red wine compote. An light and tasty dessert that's super easy and very impressive! #dessert #meringue

Pavlova with Red Wine Cherry Compote & Marscapone Whipped Cream

Cherry compote & marscapone whipped cream Meringue Perfect fluffy meringues layered with billowy whipped cream and marscapone cheese and topped off with fresh cherry and red wine compote. An light and tasty dessert that's super easy and very impressive!

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