Baby showers are about celebrating a new arrival into the world. And, like any good party, they’re also about ooh-ing and aah-ing over food. Guests need a free hand to pat the mommy-to-be’s belly, so finger foods are a must. Click through our slideshow for 15 creative and party-friendly recipes perfectly suited to a bump day.

Goat Cheese, Cranberry Chutney, and Toasted Walnuts in a Puff Pastry

Fruits? Nuts? Dairy? We're calling this health-conscious food, ladies and gentlemen. For the vegetarians, this is a fantastic option of sweet and savory flavors, and crunchy and crumbly textures. Find the recipe at And Her Little Dog Too.

What is your favorite party food? Let us know in the Comments!

— Stacy Liu