Labor Day Weekend is the golden send-off to summer. Goodbye watermelon and ice cream. Hello apples and pumpkin.

I’m always sad to see summer go. I could lie and say I like the change of seasons and am ready for cooler weather, but I’m not.

20 Labor Day Party Recipes Not to Be Missed - Easy, Crowd-Pleasing Recipes at averiecooks.com

The only thing good about the end of summer is an excuse to throw a party and eat party food.

But I’m not partying. I’m packing.

If you are partying or getting together with people, these 20 Recipes will be a hit at any party:

1. Chewy Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cereal Bars (no-bake, vegan, GF)

Chewy Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cereal Bars (vegan, gluten-free) - Recipe at averiecooks.com

2. Two-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars (Gluten-Free)

Two-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars (Gluten-Free) - Easy Recipe at averiecooks.com

3. Spinach Artichoke Dip – vegan, gluten-free, fat-free, serve warm or cold, 5 minutes to make

Spinach Artichoke Dip

4. No-Ice-Cream-Maker Funfetti Cake Batter Golden Oreo Ice Cream

No-Ice-Cream-Maker Funfetti Cake Batter Golden Oreo Ice Cream - Recipe at averiecooks.com

5. Double Melted Cheese and Red Pepper Dip – Make in 5 minutes

Double Melted Cheese and Red Pepper Dip (gluten-free)

6. Triple Peanut Butter Monster Cookie Bars

Triple Peanut Butter Monster Cookie Bars - Easy One-Bowl Recipe at averiecooks.com

7. Parmesan Ranch Snack Mix (no-bake) – Make in 5 minutes

Parmesan Ranch Snack Mix (no-bake) - Make in 5 minutes

8. 30-Minute Cheesy Avocado Skillet Pizza Bread (whole-wheat, vegan)

30-Minute Cheesy Avocado Skillet Pizza Bread (Whole-Wheat & Vegan) - Recipe at averiecooks.com

9. Softbatch Funfetti Sugar Cookies

Softbatch Funfetti Sugar Cookies (from scratch not a mix) - Recipe at averiecooks.com

10. Chips and Cheese Chili Cheese Casserole (vegetarian/vegan, GF)

Chips and Cheese Chili Cheese Casserole 

11. No-Ice-Cream-Maker Salted Caramel, Bourbon, Nutter Butter and Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

No-Ice-Cream-Maker Salted Caramel, Bourbon, Nutter Butter and Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream - Recipe at averiecooks.com

12. Rosemary Chipotle Roasted Almonds (vegan, gluten-free)

Rosemary Chipotle Roasted Almonds (vegan, gluten-free)

13. Softbatch Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies

Softbatch Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies - Recipe at averiecooks.com

14. Bourbon Maple Slow Cooker Baked Beans (vegan, GF)

Bourbon Maple Slow Cooker Baked Beans (vegan, GF) Recipe at averiecooks.com

15. Soft and Gooey Loaded Smores Bars

Soft and Gooey Loaded Smores Bars - Fast and Easy Recipe at averiecooks.com

16. Macaroni and Cheese Baked Cheese Balls

Macaroni and Cheese Baked Cheese Balls

17. Peanut Butter-Swirled Cheesecake Bars with Brown Sugar-Graham Cracker Crust

Peanut Butter-Swirled Cheesecake Bars with Brown Sugar-Graham Cracker Crust - Easy, One-Bowl, No-Mixer Recipe at averiecooks.com

18. Malibu Sunset

Malibu Sunset from Aruba - Fun, Fruity, Easy Drink Recipe & Island Pics at averiecooks.com

19. Peach Mango Pineapple White Sangria

Peach Mango Pineapple White Sangria

20. 5-Calorie Raspberry Lime Margarita Fizz (non-alcoholic)

5-Calorie Raspberry Lime Margarita Fizz (non-alcoholic) - Easy Recipe at averiecooks.com

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How are you going to celebrate Labor Day? Food you’re making or planning to eat?

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