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.

Pasta Nests

Blogger Jaden Hair of Steamy Kitchen tops this adorable, crunchy nest of pasta with Thanksgiving flavors, but go for a sampler! Try some topped with fresh bruschetta, others with creamy broccoli, even more with a dab of bolognese.

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

— Stacy Liu