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15 Summer Recipes Perfect for Feeding a Crowd

Celebrate summer with these easy-to-double recipes, from sheet-pan quiches to strawberry trifles.

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Strawberry Trifle

Norma Steiner
Taste of Home

I won first prize in a dairy recipe contest with this tasty strawberry trifle. You can double the recipe and make two for large groups.

Magic Cookie Bars

Posie (Harwood) Brien

Magic Cookie Bars (also known as Hello Dolly Bars or 7-Layer Bars) are simple, decadent bar cookies you can bake. This recipe is a crowd-pleasing dessert.

Garlicky Instant Ramen Noodle Salad With Grilled Chicken Thighs

Joseph De Leo

This is a perfect summer picnic dish: Most of the components are made in advance, and all you have to do is pack them in separate containers. Once the chicken is grilled and sliced, the salad comes together in less than a minute. It is supposed to be served at—or just a tad warmer than—room temperature.

Authentic German Potato Salad

Angela Louise Miller

This is my mother’s recipe for authentic German potato salad. Everyone, German or not, loves it. Bacon gives it a boost of flavor, while vinegar and sugar in the dressing are the perfect combination of salty and sweet. It’s easy to double the recipe as well.

Raspberry Ricotta Cake

Alison Roman

This raspberry ricotta cake recipe is gently sweetened with pockets of fresh fruit and can be made in a single bowl.

Tuscan Ribollita With Summer Vegetables Recipe

J. Kenji López-Alt
Serious Eats

Every summer we find ourselves with more vegetables than we know what to do with. The solution? An Italian soup called ribollita. Actually, it's an Italian stew. Or actually, an Italian pancake. It's all three of those things, depending on how long you cook it.