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72 Shareable Snacking Innovations

From Pizza-Topped Nachos to Boozy Cheese Dips

— May 10, 2016 — Lifestyle
These shareable snacking innovations range from pizza-topped nacho platters to boozy cheese dips that are made from a blend of both traditional and unexpected ingredients. In an attempt to appeal to calorie-conscious consumers, fast casual eateries and snack brands are introducing food fans to products that cut traditional portions in half while featuring the indulgent flavors they love.

Standouts include bite-sized breakfast waffles and grilled cheese bites that are ideal for brunch of lunch gatherings. Similarly, healthier options like to-go vegan dips are gaining attention among beach goers and those hosting weekend picnics with friends. These particular examples are made to adhere to dairy and meat-free dietary restrictions and are also conveniently packaged for on-the-go enjoyment.

Those looking to indulge without restriction can try items like pizzas that are packaged in an edible box or nacho recipes that replace corn-based tortilla chips with Italian cannoli or cookie desserts.
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Bready Pizza Fries
Bready Pizza Fries
This Grilled Pizza is Served on Slices of Barbecued English Muffins
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71
Autumnal Paleo Snack Mixes
Autumnal Paleo Snack Mixes
This Healthy Snack Mix Makes the Perfect Munchies for the Fall Season
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70
Crab Cake Sliders
Crab Cake Sliders
This 'How Sweet Eats' Recipe Refashions the Typical Crab Cake
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69
Mexican Turnip Fries
Mexican Turnip Fries
These French Fries are Creatively Made Using Sliced Jicama
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68
Remixed Thanksgiving Nachos
Remixed Thanksgiving Nachos
This Sweet and Savory Dish is Made Out of Leftover Ingredients
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67
Fruit Chip Nacho Platters
Fruit Chip Nacho Platters
These Summer Nachos Substitute Tortilla Chips with Fruit Crisps
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Oversized Pumpkin Skillet Cookies
Oversized Pumpkin Skillet Cookies
These Decadent Large Cookies Creatively Celebrate Fall
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65
Apple Cinnamon Nuggets
Apple Cinnamon Nuggets
The Recipe for These Seasoned Soft Pretzel Bites Make an Autumnal Snack
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Fluffernutter Apple Nachos
Fluffernutter Apple Nachos
This Shareable Dessert Recipe is a Sweeter Variation on Classic Nachos
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Carb-Free Pizza Fries
Carb-Free Pizza Fries
These Cheesy Frites Offer a Gluten-Free Alternative to Traditional Crust
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Bite-Size Garlic Knots
Bite-Size Garlic Knots
The Stuffed Garlic Knots are Now Available as a Side Dish at Pizza Hut
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Lox Bagel Pizzas
Lox Bagel Pizzas
This Cream Cheese and Smoked Salmon Pizza is Even Appropriate for Breakfast
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Chicken Wing Breads
Chicken Wing Breads
This Pull-able Breadstick Dish is Inspired by Spicy Buffalo Wings
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Baked Gourd Fries
Baked Gourd Fries
These Homemade Fries are Creatively Made from Freshly Sliced Pumpkin
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Booze-Infused Cheese Dips
Booze-Infused Cheese Dips
This Hot Gruyère Dip is Infused with White Wine
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Savory Root Vegetable Galettes
Savory Root Vegetable Galettes
This Festive Tart is Made from Medley of Root Vegetables
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Homemade Bacon Spreads
Homemade Bacon Spreads
The Arugula and Havarti Grilled Cheese Also Includes a Bacon Jam Recipe
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Sweet Potato Samosas
Sweet Potato Samosas
This Recipe Offers a Cultural Clashing Appetizer
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Skillet S'mores Dip
Skillet S'mores Dip
This Quick and Delicious Dessert Recipe Brings a Campfire Classic Home
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Sustainable Caviar Alternatives
Sustainable Caviar Alternatives
This Company is Now Selling Vegetarian-Friendly Seaweed Caviar
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Vegan Pumpkin Tots
Vegan Pumpkin Tots
This Vegan Pumpkin Recipe Provides a Seasonal Alternative to Tater Tots
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Curry Popcorn Mixtures
Curry Popcorn Mixtures
The Snack Mix Consists of Curry, Coconuts, Cashews, Raisins & Popcorn
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50
Shareable Grilled Cheese Appetizers
Shareable Grilled Cheese Appetizers
This Giant Grilled Cheese is Perfect for Super Bowl Sunday
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Chocolate-Filled Pastries
Chocolate-Filled Pastries
This Cannoli Hamantaschen Recipe Infuses Italian and Jewish Staples
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Tomato Grilled Cheese Balls
Tomato Grilled Cheese Balls
Dude Foods Fuses Together Grilled Cheese Sandwiches With Tomato Soup
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Refreshing Cheese Truffles
Refreshing Cheese Truffles
Mint, Nuts and Berries Shape Amy in the Kitchen's Goat Cheese Balls
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46
Steak-Topped Nacho Dishes
Steak-Topped Nacho Dishes
The New 'BOSS Nachos' Feature Generous Portions of Marinated Steak
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Pretzel-Breaded Cheese
Pretzel-Breaded Cheese
This Mozzarella Sticks Recipe Uses Pretzels Rather Than Bread Crumbs
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44
Mexican Taco Nachos
Mexican Taco Nachos
These Chicken Tostadas Recipe Deconstructs the Meal with the Use of Chips
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Fruit-Wrapped Bacon Appetizers
Fruit-Wrapped Bacon Appetizers
These Grilled Peaches are a New Take on Prosecution and Melon
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Comfort Food Waffle Breakfasts
Comfort Food Waffle Breakfasts
Iamafoodblog's Mac and Cheese Waffles are a Family Favorite
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Carb-Free Nacho Fries
Carb-Free Nacho Fries
This Cheesy French Fry Nacho Dish Subs Chips for Salty Frites
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40
Cannoli Nacho Recipes
Cannoli Nacho Recipes
This Game Day Snack Platter is Inspired by Italian Cuisine
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Twisted Pumpkin Pastries
Twisted Pumpkin Pastries
These Festive Pumpkin Twists are the Perfect Autumn Dessert
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Butternut Squash Tater Tots
Butternut Squash Tater Tots
This Tater Tots Recipe is a Three-Ingredient Gluten-Free Alternative
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Hexagonal Board Game Nachos
Hexagonal Board Game Nachos
This Nacho Dish is Arranged with a Settlers of Catan Aesthetic
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36
Ultra-Spicy French Fries
Ultra-Spicy French Fries
The New Voodoo Fries from Red Robin are Tossed in Blackened Seasoning
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35
Meatless Barbecue Cauliflower Wings
Meatless Barbecue Cauliflower Wings
This Vegan Chicken Wings Recipe Swaps Poultry for Vegetables
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Bite-Sized Pizza Pinwheels
Bite-Sized Pizza Pinwheels
The Recipe for Pepperoni Bites Makes a Tasty Dippable Appetizer
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Fried Guacamole Wantons
Fried Guacamole Wantons
The Deep Fried Avocado Appetizers Make a County Fair-Worthy Savory Snack
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Spicy Kale Chips
Spicy Kale Chips
These Curried Coconut Kale Chips Make the Perfect Superfood Snack
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Pizza-Topped Nachos
Pizza-Topped Nachos
These Franglais Kitchen Pizza Nachos Make a Yummy Shareable Appetizer
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Crispy Veggie Cakes
Crispy Veggie Cakes
These Veggie Cakes Make the Perfect Pre-Meal Snack for Vegetarian Foodies
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Citrusy Guacamole Recipes
Citrusy Guacamole Recipes
This Delicious Recipe for Guacamole Also Incorporates Grapefruit
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Mini Grilled Cheese Cakes
Mini Grilled Cheese Cakes
I am a Food Blog's Savory Recipe Celebrates The Iconic Snack
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Imitation Crab Cakes
Imitation Crab Cakes
Gardein's Crab Cake Appetizer is Plant-Based and Vegan-Friendly
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Pasta-Stuffed Deviled Eggs
Pasta-Stuffed Deviled Eggs
The Innovative Deviled Egg Recipe Incorporates Mac and Cheese and Bacon
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Grilled Pineapple Nachos
Grilled Pineapple Nachos
This Fruity Take on the Popular Bar Fare Adds Sweet Flavors to the Dish
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Pretzel-Breaded Onion Rings
Pretzel-Breaded Onion Rings
DudeFoods's Savory Snack Combines Salt Pretzels and Onion Rings
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Pizza-Inspired Appetizers
Pizza-Inspired Appetizers
The New Pepperoni Rolls from Papa Johns Put a Bite-Sized Twist on Pizza
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Deep-Fried Cheese Curds
Deep-Fried Cheese Curds
This Limited-Time White Castle Menu Includes Wisconsin Cheese Curds
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Steak-Stuffed Wontons
Steak-Stuffed Wontons
Tony C's Turns a Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich into a Bite-Sized Appetizer
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Savory Party Dips
Savory Party Dips
Foodie Crush's Bacon Beer Cheese Dip Recipe Pairs Perfectly with Chips
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Breadstick Pizza Crusts
Breadstick Pizza Crusts
This Unconventional Pizza is Specially Designed for Sharing
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Corn Chip Salads
Corn Chip Salads
This Shareable Frito Salad Combines Corn Chips with a Variety of Vegetables
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Refreshing Fruity Flatbreads
Refreshing Fruity Flatbreads
This Summery Flatbread Recipe is Topped With Watermelon and Feta
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Familial Pasta Menus
Familial Pasta Menus
Fazoli's Family Pasta Duo is a Sampler for Those Who Love to Share
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Cinnamon Carrot Fries
Cinnamon Carrot Fries
This Appetizer Recipe is a Healthier Alternative to the Common Bar Snack
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Deep Fried Reuben Pierogies
Deep Fried Reuben Pierogies
This Sandwich-Inspired Sauerkraut Pierogi Recipe has Unusual Filling
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Blueberry Pizza Recipes
Blueberry Pizza Recipes
The Nontraditional Pie is Perfect for Sharing as an Appetizer or Post Meal
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Deep-Fried Cheese Sandwiches
Deep-Fried Cheese Sandwiches
These Super Tasty 'Cheese Frenchees' are a Nebraskan Specialty
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Mini Pizza Muffins
Mini Pizza Muffins
The Pepperoni Pizza Pull Apart Muffins from How Sweet It Is are a Savory Snack
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Spaghetti French Fries
Spaghetti French Fries
This Inventive Deep Fried Spaghetti Recipe From DudeFoods Look Like Strips
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Iconic Cheeseburger Pierogies
Iconic Cheeseburger Pierogies
This Unconventional Pierogi Recipe is Inspired by McDonald's Bic Mac
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Cookie Nachos
Cookie Nachos
Michael Voltaggio Created a New Type of Oreo Snack
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Party Potato Bacon Appetizers
Party Potato Bacon Appetizers
These Tiny Meat Sewers Offer an Alternative to Potato Skins
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Sharable Brie Skewers
Sharable Brie Skewers
This Baked Brie Appetizer Will Impress Party Guests
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Fried Alfredo Pasta Balls
Fried Alfredo Pasta Balls
This Remixed Chicken Alfredo Pasta Comes in a Unique Ball Form
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Frozen Pizza Strips
Frozen Pizza Strips
DiGiorno's Conveniently Cooked Microwave Pizza Dipping Strips are Mini Sized
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3
Cheesy Broccoli Bites
Cheesy Broccoli Bites
Amy Roskelley Creates a Deceptively Healthy Veggie Patty
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Sausage Roll Pizzas
Sausage Roll Pizzas
Pizza Hut's Metti Crust Pizza Plays Up the Best of Luxembourg
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Edible Pizza Boxes
Edible Pizza Boxes
This Restaurant Recently Created a Pizza Box Made Out of Pizza
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