Party Sandwiches

Easy sandwiches are great for all kinds of parties—from luncheons and teas to cocktail buffets and cookouts.

  • Hot Roast Beef Party Sandwiches
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Melanie Clarke

    Hot Roast Beef Party Sandwiches

    Get ahead of your party and plan to stash a few batches of these casual, three-bite sandwiches in your freezer.

  • Checkerboard Cheese Sandwiches

    Checkerboard Cheese Sandwiches

    These bite-sized 'wiches are great for snacking at any party. You can also serve this cheesy filling as a dip with fresh veggies and crackers.

  • Curried Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches
    Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Cari South

    Curried Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches

    Curry powder, dried fruit, and slivered almonds make these sandwiches elegant enough for a housewarming party, ladies lunch, or an Easter get together.

  • Cognac-Marinated Beef Tenderloin Sandwiches with Horseradish Cream
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Cognac-Marinated Beef Tenderloin Sandwiches with Horseradish Cream

    You can marinate the beef two days before the party and mix the horseradish cream the day before. Assemble sandwiches, as we have, or place the beef on a platter, the rolls in a basket, and the horseradish cream in a bowl, and let your guests make their own.

  • Blue Cheese-Walnut Finger Sandwiches
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

    Blue Cheese-Walnut Finger Sandwiches

    These creamy finger sandwiches pair the bite of blue cheese with walnuts and your choice of fig, cherry, or apricot preserves for a little sweetness. If you're short on time, simply mix the spread as directed and serve it with preserves on crackers.

  • Beef and Blue Sandwiches with Caramelized Onions
    Oxmoor House

    Beef and Blue Sandwiches with Caramelized Onions

    Dress up store-bought rolls and deli roast beef with a homemade blue cheese spread and sweet carmelized onions.

  • Striped Ribbon Sandwiches
    Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Cindy Manning Barr

    Striped Ribbon Sandwiches

    This sandwich gets its color from veggies like red bell peppers and cucumbers. Combined with spices and blue cheese, it's a party hit!

  • Mini Pumpernickel Grilled-Cheese and Pickle Sandwiches
    Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon

    Mini Pumpernickel Grilled-Cheese and Pickle Sandwiches

    To cook large batches for a party, assemble the sandwiches through step 1 a few hours before cooking and chill them on a baking sheet, wrapped in plastic wrap. Before serving, brush melted butter onto the outsides of the sandwiches and broil on a baking sheet, turning once.

  • Alabama Pulled Pork Sandwiches with White Barbecue Sauce
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr; Leigh Ann Ross

    Alabama Pulled Pork Sandwiches with White Barbecue Sauce

    These pulled pork sandwiches, topped with Alabama-style white barbecue sauce and served on homemade biscuits, are perfect for casual entertaining.

  • Mini Bacon, Tomato, and Basil Sandwiches
    Photo: Beth Dreiling; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Mini Bacon, Tomato, and Basil Sandwiches

    Sandwiches can be assembled up to two hours ahead. Simply cover with a damp paper towel to keep bread from drying out.

  • Bacon-Olive Party Sandwiches

    Bacon-Olive Party Sandwiches

    Spread a mixture of cream cheese, bacon, chives, and pimiento-stuffed olives on white bread. You can make ahead of time and cover and chill for up to 3 days. For easier spreading, let stand 30 minutes or until softened.

  • Curried Tea Sandwiches

    Curried Tea Sandwiches

    These sandwiches acheive the same flavors of a curried chicken salad with less effort. To make these ahead, cover sandwiches with a damp paper towel, place in a heavy-duty zip-top plastic freezer bag, and chill up to 2 hours.

  • Turkey Finger Sandwiches
    Oxmoor House

    Turkey Finger Sandwiches

    Pair turkey with chives, honey mustard, and marmalade for these dainty hor d'oeuvres. You can make sandwiches up to 1 day ahead. Just lay a damp paper towel over sandwiches before covering with plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator.

  • Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Roll-ups
    James Carrier

    Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Roll-ups

    You can buy soft lahvosh or flatbread in oval or rectangular pieces at many well-stocked supermarkets and in markets that carry Middle Eastern ingredients.

  • Roast Pork Sandwiches
    Howard L. Puckett

    Roast Pork Sandwiches

    Top fresh-baked rolls and top with roasted pork and horseradish sauce for a flavorful, homemade treat.

  • Chili Sloppy Joes
    Oxmoor House

    Chili Sloppy Joes

    These easy sloppy joes are great for gatherings with children, and they can be ready in about 30 minutes.

  • Burger Sliders

    Burger Sliders

    These savory, mini-burgers are a fun way to grill out for your next party.

  • Barbecue Pork Sandwiches

    Barbecue Pork Sandwiches

    Since this pork is made tender in a slow-cooker, you can prepare it up to a day ahead of your party. Serve with pickles and the remaining sauce.

  • Chicken Salad Club Sandwiches
    Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Stephana Bottom

    Chicken Salad Club Sandwiches

    Use rotisserie chicken for this classic salad, and prep for your next party will be a snap.

  • Beef Tenderloin Cocktail Sandwiches With Flavored Butters
    Photo: Antonis Achilleos

    Beef Tenderloin Cocktail Sandwiches With Flavored Butters

    Spread butters flavored with ingredients such as blue cheese and roasted garlic onto toasty baguettes and top with tender roast beef for a hearty sandwich.

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