Easy dinner party recipes that will impress any guest

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You’ve marked the date on your calendar. You’ve made the guest list. Now comes what can feel like the most daunting part of hosting any dinner party: planning the menu.

Don’t worry, Pinterest has you covered.

Here are the 12 best and easiest dishes that will impress any guest — and keep the evening stress-free for you.

Antipasto skewers make a great appetizer.

So does prosciutto wrapped asparagus.

Balsamic caprese chicken takes less than half an hour to make if you're in a rush.

Try chicken Alfredo roll-ups for a fun, grownup twist on pigs in a blanket.

Filet mignon sounds hard to make, but it's actually pretty simple.

Parmesan roasted potatoes are a great side dish.

You can't go wrong with a good pasta recipe, like this one-pan creamy lemon pasta with chicken and asparagus.

Parmesan garlic spaghetti is a great vegetarian option.

For dessert, try warm figs with goat cheese, pistachios, and balsamic glaze.

Strawberry brownie skewers will give guests their chocolate fix.

Finish things off with the 'Frenchy,' a cocktail with vodka, pineapple, and cranberry.

Or a plum and thyme prosecco smash if you're feeling fancy.

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