Win Hollywood's Biggest Night with this 2019 Oscars Menu

Lights, camera, finger food!

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©Copyright 2015

Matt Armendariz, Copyright 2015

Awards season is in full swing and one of the most highly anticipated awards shows is coming up — the 2019 Oscars. Whether you're a huge movie buff or a casual viewer, the Oscars is a big deal. If you're hosting an Oscars viewing party, you may be looking for some elevated dishes fit for a black-tie affair. I've done some digging through our favorite recipes and selected a few that'll steal the show — some are even inspired by the Oscars' afterparty menu – so grab your plate, take a seat and let's see who wins!

These champagne jelly flutes look just like a glass of bubbly, but they're actually jelly in disguise. It's a festive treat that's not only pretty, but fun to eat too!

Tequila Grapefruit Martini, as seen on The Bobby and Damaris Show, Season 1.

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Richard Freeda

Don Julio will be supplying all the afterparty cocktails this year. Use this as inspiration to make your very own tequila cocktails. This refreshing take on a martini is citrusy, bright and oh-so-classy.

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Anna Williams

Squash, pancetta, sage and toasted bread? Sounds fancy right? This crostini hits all the right categories — it's salty, sweet and just a little tangy.

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Ryan Liebe, © Ryan Liebe—2016

These make-ahead potato creations will infuse your menu with some star power. Thin strips of juicy fillet mignon are tossed and coated in crushed peppercorns to make this app mouthwateringly delicious.

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These sweet-and-savory pesto and bacon wrapped figs are sure to get a standing ovation from your party's audience.

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It may not be a red carpet, but it is red velvet and that's pretty close (if not better)! But in all seriousness, who doesn't love red velvet cupcakes, anyway?

Food Nework Kitchen's Holiday One-Offs, New Years Eve Bourbon Pear Pie

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Kate Mathis, 2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Make your guests feel like a star with a slice of this Bourbon Pear Star Pie. This boozy treat is covered with star cutouts and sanding sugar for a fun, celebratory look worthy of a feature on a few Instagram stories.

Is it ever a fancy party without macarons or chocolate? These macarons are nutty, chocolatey and have just the right hint of coffee. It'll leave your guests wondering which French bakery you bought them from!

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