Food & Recipes

9 Award-Worthy Snacks for Your Oscar Party

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 9:00 AM, February 20, 2015

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Aired February 20, 2015

Hollywood's biggest night is almost here!

Whether you're watching with a group of people or just your family, we're helping you get ready for the Oscars on Sunday with 9 go-to recipes guaranteed to win you rave reviews!

Check them out now, and may be the best dish win!

Mac 'n Cheese Popcorn

Yep, you read that title right—Mac ‘n’ Cheese Popcorn, and it’s as amazing as it sounds: Cheesy flavor macaroni meets buttery, crunchy popcorn! The best part? It’s so easy to make. You can even use store-bought mac ‘n’ cheese mix. If you’re prone to late night munchies, meet your new best friend, mac ‘n’ cheese popcorn.

More Great Recipes: 9 Completely Different & New Twists on Popcorn

Richard Blais’ Deviled Eggs

And the award for Essential Party App goes to ... Deviled Eggs! Seriously, you can't throw a party without this go-to snack, and Richard Blais has an updated twist you're sure to love.

Hailee Steinfeld's Chocolate Chip Sea Salt Caramel Cookies

What better way to add a little prestige to your menu than by serving cookies from a former nominated actress?! Chocolate chip cookies are a staple for every party, but the sea salt caramel featured in this recipe takes the extra mile.

More Delicious Cookies: No-Bake Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies; Fake-Out Minty Thin Cookies

Maple-Bacon Popcorn

It’s like a breakfast explosion in your mouth! What could possibly be better than savory and salty, crispy bacon tossed in popcorn? Add a drizzle of maple sugar for a hint of sweetness. Try sharing this with your family. We bet you can’t!

Richard Blais’ Goulash Meatballs with Red Cabbage Marmalade

Fans of "The Grand Budapest Hotel" will love this classic Hungarian dish that features a mouth-watering combination of meat and vegetables.

More From Richard Blais: Richard Blais' Pumpkin Soup; Richard Blais' Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Broccoli Top Pesto

Richard Blais’ Cinnamon Brioche “French Toast” Skewers

French toast ... on skewers?! This incredible party app takes breakfast to a whole new level (read: totally awesome). Your guests will pretty much be greenlighting a sequel the next morning.

Garlic Bread Popcorn

Now this Garlic Bread Popcorn is awesome. We love thick, buttery garlic bread, but how about replacing the Italian bread with popcorn? We can do that. All your favorite garlic bread flavors are generously tossed throughout freshly popped or store bought popcorn. For an extra zing, add a little lemon zest! It’s the perfect snack to munch on when catching up on your DVR!

Lime and Chili Popcorn

We’re taking this Lime and Chili Popcorn South of the Border! Butter popcorn is smothered in tangy lime zest and chili powder. The sharp taste of lime and the heat from the chili powder burst in your mouth.

Richard Blais' Confit Chicken Wings with Green Harissa and Lemon Curd Yogurt Dip

What's an Oscar party without chicken wings?! Fans of "Birdman" (or, you know, wings in general) can cheer on their favorite flick with this classic party dish that has a to-die-for yogurt dip you'll be craving all year long.