11 Oscar Party Appetizers to Make This Sunday

With the 86th Academy Awards scheduled for this Sunday, there’s a good chance you’ll be eating an obnoxious amount of finger food while enjoying Jared Leto’s man-bun from the comfort of your own couch. So, to make your viewing-party-of-one go as seamlessly as possible, I rounded up 11 Oscar-worthy appetizers best enjoyed with a glass of wine and your favorite pair of sweats. Because let’s face it, you should spend less time stressing about dinner and more time appreciating Leo’s black-tie look.

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Sweet Potato and Feta Crostini

For an easy and semi-healthy finger food, try this sweet and salty toast from Love and Lemons.

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Baked Mozzarella Bites

Feel a little better about your cheese obsession with these no-fry mozzarella bites.

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Chorizo and Caramelized Onion Dip

While I'm all for sharing recipes with friends, this just may be the one that I advise keeping to yourself. (It's that good.)

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Mango-Pomegranate Guacamole

Add a sweet kick (and healthy crunch) to your favorite guac recipe with this dip from Katie at the Kitchen Door.

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Broccoli Cheddar Hushpuppies

Thanks to more-than-enough cheese and a side of sriracha aioli, you'll forget you're actually eating your vegetables.

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Hot Asiago Crab and Artichoke Dip

Okay, okay -- this dip is far from being healthy. But who can say no to cheese dip?

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Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

Crunchy bacon lends a smoky flavor to this bite-sized app.

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Ricotta Crostini

Sure, they look fancy. But these crostini bites come together in just under five minutes.

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Grilled Cheese Crepes with Chard and Dill

Crepes: The perfect excuse to fool yourself into eating what's technically just a fancy grilled cheese.

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BLT Caprese Sliders

Mini puff pastry buns make this app easy to eat and assemble.

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Artichoke and Asiago Poppers

Because one fritter recipe just isn't enough; make this artichoke version and pair it with those broccoli cheddar hushpuppies.

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