Just because kid’s party planning has become a competitive sport between parents, doesn’t mean the menu has to be complex! Kids love simple and these easy birthday party food ideas from a few of our favorite bloggers will allow a creative twist on the foods kids (and adults) love so much!
Snacks Kids (and Adults) Will Love
Pizza Pinwheels by Butter with a Side of Bread
What you need: Yeast, Sugar, Oil, Salt, Flour, Pizza Sauce, Mozzarella Cheese & Toppings Note: this recipe will help you create your own dough…we think a can of dough would work just fine.
Walking Tacos by Saving Dollars and Sense
What you need: Individual bags of Fritos or Doritos and all the taco fix ins
Mini Corndogs by Mommy & Things
What you need: Vegetable Oil, Hot Dogs, Corn Starch, Corn Mix, All Purpose Flour, Butter, Sugar and Wooden Skewers
Mac & Cheese Bites by Old House to New Home
What you need: Ritz Crackers, Shredded Cheddar, Butter, Your Favorite Mac & Cheese and a Muffin Tin *If you don’t have a favorite mac & cheese you can find the recipe here.
The Veggie Train by Mommy Moment
What you need: bell peppers w/ stems, carrots, cucumbers and a favorite veggie dip.
Sweet Treats It’s not a party without the sweet treats!
Banana Split Bites by Our Family of Seven
What you need: Bananas, Pineapple, Strawberries, Dipping Chocolate, Peanuts & Popsicle Sticks.
Rice Krispy Treat Paint Brushes by Celebration Shoppe
What you need: Rice Krispy Treats, Popsicle Sticks, White Dipping Chocolate & Food Coloring
Funfetti Cheese Ball by What’s Cooking Love?
What you need: Sprinkles, Cream Cheese, Butter, Funfetti Cake Mix, Sugar, Powdered Sugar & Vanilla Wafers
Chocolate Dipped Fruit Cones by My Fussy Eater
What you need: Waffle Cones, Dipping Chocolate, Sprinkles & Fresh Fruit
Edible Sprinkle Bowls for Cake and Icecream by This Heart of Mine
What you need: Sprinkles, Small Balloons, Glass Bowl, Pot & Almond Bark. Full instructions here.
Cotton Candy Punch by Eating on A Dime
What you need: Raspberry Ginger ale or Cherry 7-up, Cotton Candy, Cherries and Cute Cups
Ocean Water by Fake Ginger
What you need: 7-up or Sprite, Blue Food Coloring & Swedish Fish
Layered Superhero Drinks by The Cards We Draw What you need: A sweet juice and Gatorade in your favorite super hero colors. Make sure to follow the instructions on the blog for perfect layering. The sweeter (heavier juice must be poured first).
As with all of your party plans remember that planning the party should be fun and that kids birthday parties are for making memories! Have a favorite kids party food to add to our list? Share it with us in the comments below and we might feature it on our Kids Can Give Too Facebook Page.