47 Slider Recipes Perfect for a Party

Updated: Jun. 10, 2024

Your party needs our slider recipes, because mini food is more fun!

You’re hosting a party and it’s time to plan the menu. You could order a party sub or serve a plate of traditional sandwiches. But we’re wild about sliders!

The mini sandwiches are cute, filling and a fun way to feed a crowd. Best of all, the bread can be anything from Hawaiian rolls to pretzel buns. Brainstorm with these slider recipes, then prep a crudités platter and burger sides to finish off the buffet.

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Bacon Cheeseburger Slider Bake

No one will be able to resist seconds of this recipe, but luckily this recipe makes two dozen sliders. Hawaiian rolls make this baked dish extra delicious.
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Sloppy Joe Slider Bake

It’s all about the sweet and tangy glaze with brown sugar, Dijon mustard and soy sauce. Dill pickles are optional, but highly encouraged.
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Eggplant Parmesan Sliders

Why make a big tray of eggplant Parm when you could have a dozen adorable mini sandwiches instead? It’s so simple, you don’t even need to separate the rolls before you assemble and bake the sliders.
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Burger Sliders with Secret Sauce

The secret sauce makes these sliders feel fast-food worthy in the best way. Serve with a side of fries or homemade potato chips.
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Everything Breakfast Sliders

Listen up, bacon-egg-and-cheese fans: These incredible breakfast sliders feature bacon strips and Canadian bacon, plus cream cheese, cheddar cheese and a maple syrup glaze.
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Chicken Cordon Bleu Sliders

This versatile mini-sandwich makes for good eats whether you’re planning a baby shower or a game day. Serve with a side of celery for extra crunch.
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Pizza Sliders

Your favorite pizza toppings, like pepperoni, olives, mushrooms and peppers, all come together in one cheesy snack. This has to be one of the ultimate comfort food mashups!
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Buffalo Chicken Sliders

The recipe only calls for six ingredients, but you can add extra toppings like lettuce, tomato, red onion and blue cheese if desired. Serve with an extra side of Louisiana-style hot sauce for dipping.
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Touchdown Brat Sliders

Here, bratwurst simmers in a cream cheese, mustard and beer sauce, then gets spooned onto dinner rolls. The best part is a layer of cheddar and sour cream potato chips to add crunch.
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Slaw-Topped Beef Sliders

Thanks to store-bought coleslaw mix, this recipe only requires 20 minutes of prep time. Pop the meat and spices in the slow cooker, then cook for six hours until the meat is tender.
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Roast Beef Sliders

When you don’t have room for an entire roast beef sandwich but still want the same great flavors, this tasty slider recipe fits the bill. Try our classic au jus recipe on the side.
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Ranch Chicken Sliders

These mini fried chicken burgers are extra crispy, thanks to a unique coating made with crushed pretzels and potato chips. Since the meat is slow cooked and fried, it’s a time-consuming recipe, but it’s well worth it.
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Shredded Lamb Sliders

This recipe calls for homemade pesto, but if you’re short on time, use a store-bought version instead. For the most tender meat, don’t speed up the cooking time—keep it low and slow.
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Salmon Sliders with Sun-Dried Tomato Spread

Here, pretzel buns are slathered with a homemade sun-dried tomato spread, then topped with a juicy salmon burger. You’re going to want to save room for at least three.
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Santorini Lamb Sliders

If you’ve ever wanted to take a trip to the Greek Isles, this recipe is the next best thing. Dill, Greek yogurt, feta and tender ground lamb add a delightful depth of flavor.
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Bang Bang Shrimp Cake Sliders

Spicy food fans need slider recipes, too—and this one is a must-try. Sriracha, sweet chili sauce and chopped red pepper make this appetizer absolutely irresistible.
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Philly Cheesesteak Sliders

Since you’ll need to let these sliders chill in the fridge for eight hours, you can easily make them the night before, then bake them on the day of the party. You can cut the rolls and slice the onions in advance too. This is only one of our favorite make-ahead meals.
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Hot Dog Sliders

Is a hot dog is a sandwich? That’s up to you—but it’s definitely a slider. This recipe includes variations for Chicago dogs, Bavarian dogs and Chihuahua dogs to change things up for a full party platter.
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Jimmy's Bang Bang Chicken Sliders

Sriracha chili sauce, lime juice, grated lime zest and mayo team up to create a flavorful Sriracha-lime dipping sauce you’ll want to slather on everything. Mini pretzel buns make these sliders extra tasty.
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Shiitake-Chicken Sliders

It takes close to an hour to assemble and grill these adorable mini burgers, but the extra work pays off. These elevated sliders could easily be served alongside haricot vert (French green beans) and couscous at a dinner party.
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Cheese-Stuffed Meatball Sliders

Cheese-stuffed…need we say more? Five ingredients make the tastiest tiny sandwiches ever. You can even make them ahead of time to save time on party day.
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Cheeseburger Omelet Sliders

It might sound like a weird mix, but we’ll have breakfast for dinner any night of the week! Sweeten things up with Hawaiian rolls instead of dinner rolls.
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Mini Lamb Burgers

Maple syrup and Gorgonzola cheese go together like peanut butter and jelly. Don’t knock the combo until you’ve tried this sweet, tangy and savory slider recipe. If you’re not a lamb fan, use ground beef instead.
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Honey and Ale Pulled Chicken Sliders

While you might be tempted to use chicken breasts, we recommend making the recipe with chicken thighs. They’re moist, tender and juicy even after cooking awhile in the slow cooker.
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Chicken Little Sliders

The salsa toping on these mini chicken patties turn the dish into a fresh summer meal. Keep things light by serving the sliders with chopped veggies instead of french fries.
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Festive Holiday Sliders

‘Tis always the season for turkey and cranberry sauce. Whether you’re using up leftovers or making the holiday favorites specifically for this dish, you can’t go wrong.
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Honey Buffalo Meatball Sliders

For slider recipes that let your slow cooker do all the work, look no further. If you’re a fan of saucy meatballs, one reader recommends doubling the sauce portion of the recipe. You don’t have to tell us twice!
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Chicken Parmesan Slider Bake

The only thing better than a chicken Parm sandwich is a dozen mini chicken Parm sandwiches. If you can’t find Hawaiian sweet rolls, use dinner rolls instead.
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Asian Turkey Sliders

Pile these turkey sliders high with sliced cucumber, shredded carrots and fresh herbs. To round out the plate, serve with a side of tangy coleslaw.
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Blackberry Sriracha Chicken Sliders

Grab the ingredients, dump them in the slow cooker and watch your meal cook itself. In about six hours, you’ll have tender meat that’s easy to shred for these flavorful chicken sliders.
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Ramen Sliders

If you’re having trouble separating the ramen noodles, snip them in half after cooking to make them more manageable to press into muffin tins. For a saucier slider, swap the hard-boiled eggs for poached eggs.
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Picadillo Sliders

If you end up with leftover picadillo, freeze it instead of tossing it. You can use it to make nacho recipes or queso dip later.
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BLT Waffle Sliders

We love waffles. We love BLTs. This inventive slider is both. If you’d rather have a full-sized version, make waffles according to the manufacturer’s instructions, assemble the sandwich, then cut it into fourths before digging in.
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Pineapple Chicken Sliders

A can of crushed pineapple adds sweetness and tang to these unique mini sandwiches. The homemade sauce, which features mayonnaise, ginger, soy sauce, sour cream and pineapple juice, is the perfect finishing touch.
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Garlic-Herb Salmon Sliders

Salmon burgers are just as easy to make at home as regular burgers. Just pulse a salmon fillet in the food processor, then add bread crumbs, herbs and an egg.
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BBQ Chicken Sliders

This recipe takes a bit of time: The meat brines overnight, then goes in the slow cooker for at least five hours. You’ll also need liquid smoke to bring out the barbecue flavors.
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Turkey & Swiss Biscuit Sliders

There’s never been a better excuse to make buttermilk biscuits from scratch. If you’d rather spend less time cooking and more time eating, store-bought dough also works just fine.
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Chicken Bacon Ranch Sliders

Whether you use homemade ranch or a store-bought version, you can’t go wrong with everyone’s favorite creamy, tangy dressing. Warning: These will get messy, so grab a few napkins.

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Barbecue Sliders

Believe it or not, this recipe only calls for four ingredients: ground beef, pork sausage, barbecue sauce and Hawaiian sweet rolls. If you want to jazz them up, add slices of lettuce, tomato and onion.
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Sliders with Spicy Berry Sauce

When you’re cooking with chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, a little goes a long way. But if you insist on adding more spice, chop up an extra pepper or two for a sauce with serious heat.
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Brisket Sliders with Caramelized Onions

A salt, sugar, pepper and garlic rub makes the brisket extra tender and juicy. Don’t rush the caramelized onions; it takes time to develop superb flavor and color.
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Mini Teriyaki Turkey Sandwiches

This recipe calls for turkey breast halves, but you can easily use boneless skinless chicken breast instead. For a kick, add sliced jalapenos or a heavy sprinkling of crushed red pepper.
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Italian Turkey Sandwiches

Pair a batch of 12 sliders with soup for a family dinner or bring them to a potluck to share. If you have leftover shredded turkey, freeze the meat and you’ll always have a quick lunch prepped.
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Swiss Chicken Sliders

With only six ingredients and 25 minutes of prep/cook time, you’ll be eating these adorable sliders in no time!
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Cuban Sliders

If Hawaiian rolls aren’t available at the grocery store, try egg or potato rolls. Better yet, you could make your own Hawaiian rolls from scratch.
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Caribbean Chipotle Pork Sliders

You’ll want to top every sandwich with this colorful, flavorful slaw. Red cabbage, mango, pineapple, cilantro and lime juice is a winning combination.
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Chicken Sliders with Sesame Slaw

The homemade sesame slaw calls for Sriracha sauce, so it has a kick to it. If you prefer to go the nonspicy route, simply omit the Sriracha from the sliders.