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30 Simple Summer Dinner Party Recipes Your Guests Will Love

21. Gluten-free quiche

Gluten free quiche recipe

Gluten-free quiche doesn’t have to be tricky, as this recipe shows. Caramelized onion adds depth of flavor, and Gruyère cheese creates wonderful creaminess.

22. Spicy grilled shrimp pizza

Grilled shrimp pizza

Experiment with different toppings on your summer pizza, like grilled shrimp and roasted red peppers.

23. Summery fruits cobbler

Summer fruits cobbler

A fresh summer fruits cobbler is the ideal way to round out your dinner.

24. Strawberry lemonade cupcakes

Strawberry lemonade cupcakes

Strawberry lemonade cupcakes are the perfect treat for a summer party.

25. Tiramisu ice pops

Tiramisu ice pops

Ice pops aren’t just for kids. Make them more sophisticated for your summer dinner party, like these tiramisu-flavored ones.

26. Summer citrus bars with fresh whipped cream

Summer citrus bars

Lemon and lime juice and homemade whipped cream make this a dessert your guests won’t be able to get enough of.

27. Sweet summer fruit panzanella

Fruit panzanella

Panzanella is traditionally a dinner salad with day-old bread. Mix it up this summer using sweet bread or cake and seasonal fruits.

28. Tropical mango butter cake

Tropical mango butter cake

Mango, coconut, pineapple and macadamia nuts — what’s not to like about this gooey tropical dessert?

29. No-bake pumpkin brûlée

No bake pumpkin pie

Don’t save pumpkin until Halloween or Thanksgiving. This no-bake pumpkin brûlée is light and fluffy enough to enjoy on a warm summer night.

30. Spicy pineapple fruit salad

Spicy pineapple fruit salad

Spice up an ordinary fruit salad for summer with a lime-infused Thai red chili pepper dressing.

A version of this article was originally published in June 2015.

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