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35 Best Baby Shower Appetizers

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Planning a baby shower can be a lot of work, but it’s also super fun.

And luckily, these 35 baby shower appetizers should help streamline the process. 

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The great thing about appetizers is that you can’t really go wrong.

So, whether you serve something salty, spicy, or wonderfully meaty, I’m sure the mom-to-be will be thrilled to chow down with her besties.

Of course, the key to amazing appetizers is convenience – you want something that looks great and is tasty, flavorful, and portable!

And guess what? These 35 baby shower appetizers have you covered.

Let’s get to it!

These are cool, refreshing, and totally adorable. And because there’s no cooking involved, you can whip up three dozen in just 15 minutes. 

Start with a cucumber slice, add smoked salmon and top it with the zesty lemon dill cream cheese.

It’s a creamy, smoky, garden-fresh treat that everyone will enjoy.

Anything with choux pastry makes a great appetizer.

It’s flaky, mild, super tasty, and even better when you stuff it with a herby, cheesy chicken filling.

You can pop the whole thing in your mouth in a single bite. Then, you can pop another, and another, and another, and another…

They’re tiny and light! They can’t be that bad for you, right?!

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These miniature treats are colorful and lovely. Luckily, they taste as good as they look.

They take less than an hour to make and are crunchy and delicious.

Each one is like a bite-sized salad but with more crunch. They’re tangy and bright and will look great on your appetizer table.

These tart and tangy crostinis combine some seemingly strange ingredients. Somehow, though, they taste superb together.

Blueberries and lemon juice always pair nicely, of course. But adding thyme, garlic, and goat cheese may seem a bit stranger.

Even so, these are insanely good. They have a rich depth of flavor that’s impossible not to love.

These 10-minute snacks are almost impossibly easy to make, but they taste fantastic.

Each cracker features robust, herby cream cheese and a chunk of fresh cucumber.

They’re fresh, light, and won’t fill you up before the main dish.

Plus, you can’t beat them for simplicity. So if you need a flavorful appetizer in a hurry, these are the way to go.

These crispy cheese straws are flaky, herby, and awesome. Oh, and you can make them with fewer than ten ingredients!

They taste so much better than their store-bought cousins and have a terrific texture.

Super fun and easy to make, they’re always a big hit with the kids.

Tortillas and guacamole are regular appetizer options. However, they aren’t the most convenient ones.

They slow down the food line and aren’t always hygienic. (I’m looking at you, double-dippers!)

The good news is you can solve all those problems with a bag of Tostitos Scoops.

Pre-fill them with guacamole, and they become convenient and easy to eat. They’re not messy at all!

Like chips and guacamole, pizza is messy and not always a practical appetizer. But, of course, that doesn’t stop people from loving pizza. 

So, use this recipe to make single-serve pizza bombs instead of whole slices. They’re cheesy, herby, and feature buttery crescent roll crusts. 

The recipe calls for pepperoni. However, you can leave that out to make it vegetarian-friendly if you prefer.

Or, go ahead and throw in some chicken or sausage. You can’t go wrong!

If you prefer to work with biscuit dough, use this pizza bomb recipe instead.

The appetizers taste essentially the same, but the recipes are somewhat different.

And, of course, you can make your own biscuits if you’re feeling adventurous.

Here’s a great option if you enjoy sweet and savory appetizers.

Each one features a thick, juicy piece of Polish sausage topped with a slice of sweet and tangy pineapple. 

The sticky sauce and crunchy sesame seeds add more rich flavor and a fun texture.

You’ll love these if you’re a ‘pineapple on pizza’ kind of person. Heck, you’ll probably love them even if you aren’t.

These crostinis combine basil’s freshness with the sweetness of peaches and honey.

There’s also dreamy ricotta cheese and a crusty baguette for good measure.

They’re light, sweet, and tangy treats that will wow the crowd.

The old stereotype of pregnant women loving pickles isn’t always accurate.

But just in case, you should probably whip up some of these tangy roll-ups.

They’re like classic ham and cheese pinwheels, except each has a pickle at its center.

The sour saltiness of the dill pickle adds just the right amount of pizzazz.

I’m not sure there’s a stuffed mushroom recipe that I don’t love. They’re the perfect appetizer in every way. 

They’re small and convenient to eat, but they’re also packed with flavor.

As well as cheesy, garlicky, and surprisingly filling, they’re also low-carb and keto-friendly.   

These fancy appetizers almost look too elegant to eat. Don’t let that stop you from making them, though, because everyone will love them.

The crunchy toasted baguette makes a fabulous base, while the cremini mushrooms and Gruyere give them an earthy, somewhat nutty flavor. 

They’re buttery, rich, and take just 20 minutes to make. 

These may not be the most unique option on the list. But, on the other hand, they are a great last-minute appetizer. 

There’s no cooking involved, and you can pull them together in minutes.

Just add some dressing to a cup, then wash and cut your veggies and arrange them on top.  

They’re fresh, tasty, and healthy! 

These small wraps are always a hit, whether you call them roll-ups or pinwheels.

This one is like an Italian sub, featuring pepperoni, salami, cheese, and lots of veggies.

The Italian seasoning in the cream cheese makes them super flavorful, too. 

They’re a simple, refreshing snack perfect for spring and summer baby showers. 

What if I told you that you could serve taco salad as an appetizer?

You’d probably have all kinds of arguments against it, right?

“It’s too messy! It slows down the line! It’s a lot of work!”

None of that is true of these bite-sized taco cups.

Instead, you’ll stick an entire taco salad into a crunchy wonton. They’re beefy, cheesy, and full of flavor. 

You can also add whatever taco toppings you like best. So despite their small size, they’re entirely customizable. 

These fiery appetizers have everything you love about jalapeño poppers. The only difference is that it’s all stuffed into a crispy wonton wrapper. 

They’re spicy, cheesy, garlicky, and thanks to the bacon, they also have a delightfully salty taste.

Basically, they’re a fun new way to whip up a familiar classic. 

Of course, some people would rather have OG jalapeño poppers – which I totally get! After all, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!

Don’t worry; I have a recipe for that, too. Bacon, cheese, garlic…it’s all there.

Plus, it takes only 30 minutes to make them. Win-win.

Is there anything more refreshing than a Caprese salad?

Harness that flavor in a smaller, easier-to-eat package with these salad skewers. 

Each one features fresh basil leaves, mozzarella, and cherry tomatoes. You’ll drizzle it all in a zesty balsamic glaze.

Doing so gives you an invigorating appetizer that everyone will enjoy.

Their garden-fresh flavor and bright colors make them a fast favorite at any event. Plus, you don’t have to do any cooking to make them.

These mini chicken and waffles are more than a mouthful. In fact, you’ll need to assemble them on skewers to keep them from toppling over.

The crunchy fried chicken tastes excellent against the sweetness of the syrupy waffles.

They’re sticky and messy, but they’re also incredibly delectable. 

Sweet-n-savory lil’ smokies are a sure-fire crowd-pleaser at any party. They’re meaty, salty, and loaded with smoky sweetness.

You’ll cook these babies on skewers to keep the bacon in place. Just be sure to leave room between each, so they crisp up on all sides!

As much as I love these snacks, I find them ill-named. For one thing, they don’t use pretzel dough but pizza dough.

So, these are not the soft pretzel bites you’re used to eating. Instead, they’re more like pigs-in-a-blanket.

That said, they’re totally delicious. The salty, buttery crust is undeniably scrumptious with the juicy sausages.

I don’t have many sweet appetizers here, but the few I do have are amazing. And this one is no exception.

It’s a delightful layered kabob treat you’ll want to make again and again.

There are warm, golden-brown biscuits, fresh strawberries, and creamy Cool Whip.

Whether you like strawberry shortcakes or not, you’re sure to enjoy these.

It’s hard to beat coconut shrimp. But once you add pineapple chunks to them, they’re out of this world. 

These appetizers taste like something you’d get at your favorite tropical restaurant. Luckily, you don’t have to fly to Hawaii to enjoy them. 

With fewer than ten ingredients, you can make them yourself at home.

Cheesy, tangy buffalo chicken dip always tastes fantastic, no matter the occasion.

So, whip some up with only a handful of ingredients and five minutes of prep time. 

The slow cooker does all the rest of the work for you!

Serve it with chips, crackers, or even celery stalks! It’s always a crowd-pleaser.

While not the healthiest side dish, mac & cheese is warm and comforting.

Most people fall in love with it during childhood and never grow out of that love. And, to be honest, it’s hard to find a way to improve on such a classic.

Well…other than these incredible fried mac & cheese balls!

These are supremely cheesy and entirely comforting. They’re also crispy on the outside and delightfully creamy on the inside.

You can down the whole thing in just one or two bites – so you’ll want to make extra!

If cooking isn’t your forte, then don’t! No one said tasty appetizers had to be cooked.

Whip up some mini sandwiches instead. Anyone can assemble bread, cheese, and deli meats, right? 

Add some lettuce and mustard, and spread a little cream cheese on the bread. People will love them, and you’ll love how easy they are to make.

Sweet-n-salty, brown sugar-coated bacon wrapped around tender, juicy chicken? Where do I sign up?!

These are phenomenal, and I didn’t even mention all the spices yet!

There’s chili powder, thyme, garlic, and more. It’s a veritable smorgasbord of seasonings! 

These things may be small and straightforward, but they contain a lot of flavor.

Tomato tarts are like teeny-tiny pizzas, only much fresher.

You’ll start with buttery puff pastry dough. To that, you’ll add onions, tomatoes, cheese, parsley, and herbs. 

Each one is fresh, warm, and a little bit addictive. The caramelized onions alone will have you coming back for more.

Coming up with the ideal baby shower appetizer doesn’t have to be a lot of work.

It could be as simple as cutting fruit and sticking it on skewers.

That’s all you’ll do for this one, and I guarantee you that no one will complain.

If you want to add something extra, whip up some homemade fruit dip for serving.

Here’s an even more elaborate option that’s just as simple to pull together. Combine your favorite fruits and veggies with cheeses, crackers, and meats.

It’s still 100% cooking-free and shouldn’t take longer than 10 minutes to prepare.  

And the truly great part about it? It looks like something elaborate and expensive and will impress all your guests.

These are the same silky smooth, tangy deviled eggs you know and love, only there’s an extra bit of oomph thanks to the bacon and garlic.

They’re smoky and insanely good. And you can make two dozen in less than an hour.

These deviled eggs are also delightful, but they have more going on.

You’ll add bacon and roasted garlic to them, too, as well as asparagus and so much more. 

In fact, these might be the most well-seasoned deviled eggs you’ll ever try. They’re also prettier than traditional deviled eggs. (At least, I think so.)

If you’re an avid deviled eggs eater, give them a try. You won’t be disappointed. 

These cool, juicy skewers are sweet, tangy, and fresh. They’re like a sweeter, more refreshing version of the Caprese salad skewers above. 

Fortunately, they’re just as easy to pull together.

Simply arrange the watermelon, feta, and mint leaves on skewers, then drizzle them with balsamic vinegar.  

They’re a decadent, delicious treat.

35 Best Baby Shower Appetizers

Planning a baby shower can be a lot of work, but it’s also super fun. And luckily, these 35 baby shower appetizers should help streamline the process. 


  • Cucumber Smoked Salmon Appetizer

  • Chicken Bouchees (Chicken Puffs)

  • Sweet Potato Appetizer Bites

  • Whipped Goat Cheese and Blueberry Balsamic Crostini

  • Herbed Cream Cheese Cucumber Crackers

  • Southern Cheddar & Herb Cheese Straws

  • Gluten-Free Chip and Guacamole Bites

  • Pepperoni Cheese Pizza Bombs

  • Pepperoni Pizza Bombs

  • Sesame Pineapple Sausage Bites

  • Peach Basil Crostini

  • Pickle, Ham & Cream Cheese Roll-ups

  • Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

  • Mushroom Bruschetta with Gruyere and Thyme

  • Mini Veggie Cups

  • Italian Sub Sandwich Roll-ups

  • Wonton Taco Cups

  • Mini Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

  • Jalapeno Poppers with Bacon

  • Caprese Salad Skewers

  • Mini Chicken & Waffles

  • Little Smokies Wrapped in Bacon

  • Easy Soft Pretzel Bites

  • Strawberry Shortcake Kabobs

  • Coconut Pineapple Shrimp Skewers

  • Buffalo Chicken Dip

  • Fried Mac and Cheese Balls

  • Mini Sandwiches

  • Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Bites

  • Oscar Tomato Tarts

  • Fruit Kabobs

  • Fruit and Cheese Platter

  • Bacon & Roasted Garlic Deviled Eggs

  • Bacon Blue Deviled Eggs with Roasted Garlic and Asparagus

  • Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Skewers


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65 Fun Baby Shower Finger Foods I Taste of Home

Whether you're expecting a boy or a girl, you can expect another thing for sure: your friends and family to adore these delicious baby shower finger foods.

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My guests peeled rubber getting to the table to munch on these puffs. The tender bites are made with hassle-free refrigerated crescent rolls and a flavorful chicken and cream-cheese filling. —Amber Kimmich, Powhatan, Virginia

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These bite-sized snacks are rich, buttery and full of flavor. You can serve them alone or with a dip.—Mildred Sherrer, Fort Worth, Texas

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Caramelizing onions, broiling peppers and whipping up a homemade aioli with fresh herbs adds dimensions of flavor you won’t find in a store-bought bruschetta. —Stephanie Kalina-Metzger, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

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This beautiful cheesecake appetizer can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before serving, so it's the perfect make-ahead recipe for holidays, game days or special occasions. —Marilyn Edelman, Sabetha, Kansas

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This colorful appetizer is one of my potluck go-tos. My family loves it served either warm or cold. —Mary Ann Dell, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

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Prepare these easy, cheesy roll-ups several days in advance if desired. Serve with your choice of mild or hot salsa or picante sauce. —Barbara Keith, Faucett, Missouri

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My family is picky, but everyone loves these little bites. I make dozens of them at a time because they’re gone the second I turn my back. —Colleen MacDonald, Port Moody, British Columbia

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There's plenty of both crunch and cream in these party appetizers. Fresh chives help them really stand out. —Jean McKenzie, Vancouver, Washington

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For a fresh take on fried jalapeno poppers, we stuff chicken, cheeses and jalapenos inside puff pastry, then bake it. —Sally Sibthorpe, Shelby Township, Michigan

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Trade in the usual veggie platter for these fun kabobs. In addition to preparing these for get-togethers, I often make these as snacks for my family. And because assembly is so easy, the kids often ask to help. —Christine Mitchell, Glendora, California

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These fancy-looking appetizers are ideal when entertaining large groups. The cute crunchy cups are stuffed with a cheesy pork sausage filling that kids of all ages enjoy. We keep a few in the freezer so we can easily reheat them for late-night snacking. —Mary Thomas North Lewisburg, Ohio

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As a starter or light snack, this bruschetta is a wonderful way to savor the season with just a bite of fresh peach amid a medley of lively flavors. —Nikiko Masumoto, Del Ray, California

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My husband enjoys this recipe so much that he even helps me roll up the roulades! You can change the filling any way you like—I have used feta instead of Parmesan, or sun-dried tomatoes in the place of the olives. —April McKinney, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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This Italian eggplant dip preps quickly and actually gets better as it stands. Serve it warm or at room temperature. Try adding a little leftover caponata to scrambled eggs for a savory breakfast. —Nancy Beckman, Helena, Montana

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Here's an impressive-looking dish that's a snap to prepare. Even when my cooking time is limited, I can still serve this delicious crescent wreath. The red pepper and green broccoli add a festive touch. —Marlene Denissen, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin

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My children like these so much that they ask for them every day for lunch during the summer. Whenever I have leftover chicken or turkey breast, this is a delicious way to use it up. —Patricia Nieh, Portola Valley, California

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I love incorporating new flavors into old classics, and these garlic deviled eggs were a big hit! The garlic can be roasted and the eggs can be hard-boiled up to three days in advance. The egg yolk filling can be made the night before. —Ellen Weaver, Denver, Colorado

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Asparagus makes lovely finger foods, especially wrapped in pastry and tasty filling. Easily assembled, it’s perfect for weeknight noshing or something a little fancier for entertaining. —Linda Hall, Evington, Virginia

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Guests will think you spent hours preparing these cute appetizers, but they’re really easy to assemble, using purchased puff pastry. And the tasty combination of Brie, caramelized onions and caraway is terrific. —Carole Resnick, Cleveland, Ohio

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My mother shared this fabulous recipe with me, and I have shared it with many friends. They are always requesting this tasty appetizer. The flavor explosion is something else. —Stephanie Perenyi, Littleton, Colorado

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I love banh mi sandwiches but wanted to make them a little easier to serve for a party. These skewers are a really fun twist! For easier prep on the day of the party, make the meatballs in advance and freeze them. —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah

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I love this recipe because you can serve it warm or cold. I usually make these stuffed potatoes ahead and serve them chilled with a tzatziki sauce. —Dee Guelcher, Acworth, Georgia

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I created this deep fried mac and cheese recipe for my husband. He describes this recipe as unbelievably delicious because of the crispy deep-fried coating on the outside and the creamy richness on the inside. —Shirley Rickis, The Villages, Florida

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Three kinds of cheese and some curry powder make this cheese log a little more lively than most. Swipe it on your favorite cracker with a drizzle of honey for a sensational snack. —Ethel Johnson, North Saanich, British Columbia

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Pimiento cheese has long been a favorite in our family, so these bite-sized appetizers are a treat! I add Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce to give them a little kick. Caramelized onions create another layer of flavor. You can make the cheese and onions three to five days in advance; they store well. If you need to save time, you can use premade jalapeno pimiento cheese. —Caitlyn Bunch, Trenton, Georgia

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My whole family devours this herby cheese spread—even my son, the chef. Serve it with your favorite crackers. —Jane Vince, London, Ontario

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Filled with sausage, sweet pepper and cream cheese, these roll-ups are excellent for unexpected visitors, a cocktail party or a halftime snack. Besides being easy to make, they can be done way ahead and kept in the freezer. All you have to do is pop them into a hot oven! —Cindy Nerat, Menominee, Michigan

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I first made this for an open house three years ago and everybody liked it. It's easy to make and tastes delicious. Cheesecake is popular in these parts—it's fun to have it for an appetizer instead of dessert for a change. —Joanie Elbourn, Gardner, Massachusetts

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Korean wontons (called mandoo) are not hot and spicy like many of the traditional Korean dishes. Filled with inexpensive vegetables and beef, the fried dumplings are very easy to prepare and so tasty!. —Christy Lee, Horsham, Pennsylvania

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Cherry tomatoes may be small, but these are full of amazing flavor. Plus, they add color to any table. —Rev. David Bostedt, Zephyrhills, Florida

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Unless you plan to make two, don't count on leftovers. As an appetizer or side, this cheesy flatbread will be devoured in less time than it takes to bake. And that's not long! —Suzanne Zick, Maiden, North Carolina

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These small bites are well worth the time they take. Serve them as part of an antipasto platter or as a cheese course alongside your favorite wine. —Eleanor Grofvert, Kalamazoo, Michigan

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We love to entertain at home and the office. Ham and cheese rolled in tortillas make a quick and easy appetizer that's easy to transport. —Susan Zugehoer, Hebron, Kentucky

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Even if you don't like mushrooms, you will have to try them again with these pretty appetizers, which taste divine. For a main dish, double the filling and use large portobellos. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario

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My take on Italian street food, these fried tortellini are crunchy, gooey good. For the sauce, use the best quality tomatoes you can find. —Angela Lemoine, Howell, New Jersey

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I came across this recipe years ago. Everyone who tries these little toasts absolutely loves them. The pesto is easy to find in the grocery store, and it blends beautifully with the tangy, creamy goat cheese. —Jennifer Kunz, Troy, Michigan

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Here's a healthy and delicious addition to any buffet spread. Mushrooms and pearl onions seasoned with herbs, balsamic vinegar and red wine are terrific on their own or alongside a tenderloin roast. —Courtney Wilson, Fresno, California

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If you love sweet red, yellow and orange peppers, pair them with fresh mint for a cold kitchen appetizer. Marinate for up to one hour before assembling. —Noelle Myers, Grand Forks, North Dakota

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I created this appetizer because I entertain a lot and wanted something simple but special. People like these empanadas so much! I always make extra. —Lynn Scully, Rancho Santa Fe, California

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This is an easy tomato appetizer that all of my family and friends love. The garden-fresh ingredients capture summer and meld together for a delightful hors d’oeuvre recipe that goes well with many different main dishes. —Lisa Kane, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Fancy-looking and filling, these sensational appetizers are a lot easier to make than they look. With just a few ingredients and our easy directions, it'll be a snap! —Kaitlyn Benito, Everett, Washington

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I used this recipe when I was in a culinary-arts program and had to prepare an entire buffet by myself. It’s an impressive party appetizer yet goes together so easily. —Amy Gaisford, Salt Lake City, Utah

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This special appetizer always makes it to our neighborhood parties and is the first to disappear at the buffet table. It's attractive, delicious—and easy! —Laurie Casper, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania

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For a change from the usual toasted tomato appetizer, try this baked crostini recipe. If you like, slice the baguette at an angle instead of making a straight cut. —Leondre Hermann, Stuart, Florida

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These tasty little bites go over well with kids. They're also delicious with soups or as party appetizers. —Mrs. Marvin Buffington, Burlington, Iowa

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For a light bite, I created these pretty appetizers. I really like asparagus, so I’m always trying it in different things. This is a delicious twist on traditional bruschetta. —Elaine Sweet, Dallas, Texas

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This recipe is just like any other Asian wrap but with more flavor, a healthy twist and the convenience of a slow cooker. Instead of ordering Chinese, try making these yourself. —Melissa Hansen, Ellison Bay, Wisconsin

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I needed a brand-new appetizer for a big party. I covered polenta with Gorgonzola and a tangy sauce. That’s how you spread holiday cheer. —Margee Berry, White Salmon, Washington

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It's believed the Greeks served cheesecake at the first Olympics, so why not rewrite history with a Greek cheesecake appetizer? Ingredients in this version "tame" the kalamata olives, so even if you shy away from kalamatas, you'll be glad you tried this one. For a milder flavor, use the more common black or green olives. —Theresa Kreyche, Tustin, California

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Roasted red peppers and ricotta cheese give these pastry puffs delicious flavor, while parsley and oregano add a little spark. —Maria Regakis, Somerville, Massachusetts

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I made a healthier spin on my favorite celebrity chef’s recipe by subbing in vegetable broth for some of the oil and going easy on the cheese. To top crostini, use this recipe for a pastelike pesto. For use on pasta, add more broth for a saucelike consistency. —Amber Massey, Argyle, Texas

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I took a couple of my favorite recipes and combined them into these delicious hors d'oeuvres. The colorful and impressive snacks come together easily with refrigerated crescent roll dough, prepared pesto sauce and a jar of roasted red peppers. —Kathleen Farrell, Rochester, New York

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I call toasted ravioli a fan favorite because it disappears faster than I can make it. With just five ingredients, this is how you start the party. —Kathy Morgan, Temecula, California

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These finger sandwiches are filling enough to satisfy hearty appetites. I've served the fun little stacks at every event, including holiday gatherings, showers and tailgate parties. —Kelly Williams, Forked River, New Jersey

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This unique, flavorful salad and bread combo will get rave reviews—guaranteed. —Frances Pietsch, Flower Mound, Texas

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It's hard to resist a crescent roll, bacon and cream cheese in one bite! Kids, friends, everyone will scarf these cream cheese pinwheels down. Now I bake a double batch whenever we have a get-together. —Krista Munson, Sharpsburg, Kentucky

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Simple ingredients—in fact you probably have most if not all in your kitchen— are used to create a fantastic, but different appetizer. —Meta West, Abilene, Kansas

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Basil mayonnaise is the secret to these tasty little sandwiches. Keep any extra mayo in the fridge to spread on other sandwiches, stir into egg salad or layer on pizza crust before topping it with other ingredients. —Lara Pennell, Mauldin, South Carolina

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You won't believe the compliments you'll receive when you greet guests with these warm appetizers. Every crispy bite offers the savory tastes of feta cheese, tomatoes, basil and garlic. They're terrific for holiday parties or most any gathering. —Stacey Rinehart, Eugene, Oregon

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You won't be able to eat just one of these mini quiches. Filled with savory sausage, Swiss cheese and a dash of cayenne, the mouthwatering morsels will disappear fast from the breakfast or buffet table. —Dawn Stitt, Hesperia, Michigan

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Brussels sprouts for a snack? Oh, yes. Combine these roasted goodies with cheese for the ultimate toast topper. —Athena Russell, Greenville, South Carolina

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I sandwich full-flavored meats, cheeses and veggies between layers of flaky crescent dough for this sensational treat. We like to have marinara sauce on hand for dipping. —Amy Bell, Arlington, Tennessee

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This is my go-to appetizer in the summer when tomatoes and basil are fresh from the garden. The balsamic glaze takes this bruschetta recipe over the top. I like to use a Tuscan herb- or basil-infused olive oil for this. But, it's great with just plain olive oil, too. —Brittany Allyn, Mesa, Arizona

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These delicious corn croquettes are baked like muffins instead of fried. They can be served with butter, but my family prefers salsa as an accompaniment. —Karen Kuebler, Dallas, Texas

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Originally Published: August 15, 2019

Annamarie Higley

Annamarie Higley is an Associate Print Editor for Taste of Home magazine, as well as the brand's special issue publications. A midwestern transplant originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she enjoys hiking, trivia-ing, and—you guessed it!—all things cooking and baking.

Menu for children's birthday from 2 to 10 years old - recipes with photos On the eve of this wonderful holiday, every mother puzzles over how to make this day truly unforgettable for a child.

Invite his friends to visit and arrange a small home party with fun entertainment. And most importantly - come up with how to surprise little fidgets at the festive table!

A festive table can be called an obligatory and invariable attribute of a birthday. However, the choice of menu will depend on a variety of parameters and conditions.

In the case of a children's banquet, important factors such as the age of the children, taste preferences, and requirements for healthy and safe food must be taken into account.


Children's birthday menu for 2-3 years old

At this age, the child still has a lot of culinary restrictions. First of all, the restrictions apply to preservatives, food allergens, hot spices, bitter, sour and salty foods, high sugar content, hard to digest, fatty foods.

Remember that children at this age are not very fond of experimenting with food. The combination of more than two or three ingredients mixed in one dish can be alarming.

So, I present to your attention a menu option for a children's birthday party for 2-3 year olds


Snacks on the children's table should be as bright and varied as possible in their content. But remember that for this age group it is important not to use allergenic vegetables and fruits.

Ladybug Sandwiches


  • Biscuits – 1 pack.
  • Chicken pate (it is better to use homemade) - 200 gr.
  • Bunch of lettuce
  • Cherry tomatoes - 500 gr.
  • Olives - 1 jar
  • Spread pâté on the biscuits, about 0.5 cm thick.
  • Place a leaf of lettuce on each cookie.
  • Cut the cherry tomato in half, cut into quarters on one side to create the appearance of slightly open ladybug wings.
  • Cut out olive heads.
  • Eyes and flecks on the wings can be made with sour cream and a toothpick.

Charming ladybugs will delight little guests with their taste and beauty!

Snack "Mushrooms on skewers"

For preparation you will need:

  • Cherry tomatoes - 10 pcs.
  • Quail eggs - 10 pcs.
  • Hard cheese - 100 gr.
  • Sour cream - 2-3 tbsp. spoons
  • Small bunch of parsley
  • Boil the eggs, cut off the top of the egg so that the yolk can be removed.
  • Grind the yolks with a fork in a bowl, add sour cream, finely grated cheese.
  • Mix everything thoroughly, adding a little salt.
  • We start with the resulting mixture.
  • Cut the cherry tomatoes into 2 parts, remove the juice and part of the pulp. So that the tomato can be put on the egg like a hat.
  • String on a skewer in the form of a mushroom. Decorate with a sprig of parsley.

Charming mushrooms are not only beautiful, but also very tasty! This idea is sure to please the kids!

Fruit and vegetable cuts are also popular on the children's holiday table. And beautifully served vegetables and fruits will never go unnoticed.

Salads for the festive table

Young children are not very fond of experimenting with unknown dishes. But if you give the salad an interesting and unusual design, then there will certainly be interest. Therefore, before you start cooking, think about how you will arrange it.

I present to your attention the options for preparing salads that your kids will definitely like.

Fish salad

We will need:

  • Boiled beets - 1 pc.
  • Apple (large) - 1 pc.
  • Prunes - 50 gr.
  • Sour cream - 1 tablespoon
  • For registration:
  • Canned corn
  • Onion
  • Feather bow
  1. Grate beets and apples.
  2. Wash prunes, scald with boiling water.
  3. Mix all the ingredients.
  4. We spread it on a dish and form it in the form of a fish, focusing on the image.
Hedgehog salad


  • Hard cheese - 250 gr.
  • Boiled chicken fillet - 200 gr.
  • Chicken eggs - 3 pcs.
  • Fresh cucumber - 1 pc.
  • Apple - 1 pc.
  • Natural yogurt - 500 gr.

For decoration:

  • Parsley - bunch
  • Boiled sausage - 50 gr.
  • Olives - 4-5 pcs.
  1. Lay out the salad in layers.
  2. The first layer is minced meat.
  3. The second layer is a cucumber, grated on a coarse grater.
  4. The third layer is boiled eggs, finely chopped.
  5. The fourth layer is grated apple.
  6. Coat each layer with yogurt.
  7. We make out in the form of a hedgehog, focusing on the photo.

Options for preparing hot dishes for children 2-3 years old

Hot dishes for the festive table for children 2-3 years old

Original Chunga-Changa dish

This dish can be prepared in various ways. Pasta decorated with vegetables and herbs is very popular with children. The dish can be supplemented with fish cake.

For garnish:

  • Pasta - 300 gr.
  • Sunflower oil - 2-3 tbsp. spoons
  • Salt - 1 tbsp. spoon

Minced meat for cutlets:

  • Fish fillet - 500 gr
  • Butter - 150 gr
  • Semolina - 2 tbsp. l
  • Chicken eggs - 2 pcs.
  • Onion - 1 head
  • Salt to taste

For registration:

  • Bulgarian pepper (red, yellow) - 1 pc.
  • Lettuce - Bundle
  • Cucumber - 1 pc.
  • Radishes - 1 pc.
Cooking pasta:
  1. Boil pasta in salted water until tender.
  2. To prevent pasta from sticking together, you can add 2-3 tablespoons of sunflower oil to the pasta pan.
  3. Cook for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Drain the water using a colander.
Next, prepare fish cutlets:

For children of such a young age, it is better not to fry the cutlets, but to steam them. So you save nutrients and eliminate the accumulation of excess fat.

  1. First of all, peel the onion, cut into large pieces and pass through a meat grinder
  2. Fish fillets are also chopped into pieces to make it easier to pass through a meat grinder
  3. Mix minced fish with minced onion
  4. Add butter and eggs previously mixed with semolina
  5. Salt to taste
  6. Form cutlets, roll in breadcrumbs or semolina and place in a steamer bowl
  7. Cook for 20-30 minutes
  8. Vegetables intended for decorating the dish, cut and decorate, focusing on the image

The result will be very bright and beautiful!

Hot dish "Sovushka"

Mashed potatoes, combined with chicken cutlet and vegetables, will definitely appeal to little guests.


  • Mashed potatoes
  • Chicken fillet - 800 gr.
  • Onion - 1 pc.
  • Chicken eggs - 1 pc.
  • Rye bread - 200 gr.
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Breadcrumbs
Cooking cutlets:
  1. Grind chicken fillet with a meat grinder
  2. Onion cut into small cubes
  3. Soak the bread in milk
    In a deep bowl, mix chopped chicken, onion, egg, salt
  4. Squeeze the bread out of milk and send it to minced meat
  5. Shape patties, steam 30-40 minutes
  6. We decorate the dish in accordance with photo

Dessert dishes

Desserts are the most favorite and delicious part of the festive table. For the little guests, I have prepared a selection of delicious, and most importantly, not harmful dessert dishes.

Curd banana pancakes


  • 200 gr. — Muki
  • 300 gr. — Curd
  • 200 ml. — Milk
  • 4 pcs. – Chicken eggs
  • 3 pcs. — Bananas
  • Juice of half a lemon or apple
  • 1 tsp - Baking Powder
  • Sugar, salt to taste
  • Vegetable oil.
  1. Grind cottage cheese and bananas with a blender, add milk
  2. Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl
  3. Separating the white from the yolk
  4. We send the yolk to the grated curd-banana mass
  5. Beat egg whites until foamy
  6. Gently add the protein to the curd-banana mixture, stir with a spatula
  7. Preheat the pan, brush with oil
  8. Spread the pancakes in small portions and bake on both sides until evenly browned
  9. You can decorate it in the form of a canapé, decorate it with a piece of fruit or a berry on top, sprinkled with powdered sugar.
Berry Muffins


  • 30 gr. – Butter
  • 50 gr. – Sahara
  • 150 ml. – Milk
  • 1 pc. – Egg
  • 150 gr. – Wheat flour
  • 1 tsp – Baking Powder
  • 1 bag – Vanillin
  • 150 gr. — Berries
  1. Grind butter with sugar, break one egg
  2. Pour in the milk. Mix until smooth
  3. Mix all dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Pour into the milk mixture in 2-3 doses. Stir each time until all lumps are gone
  4. Cut the berry into pieces if the berry is large. We send to the dough. Evenly distribute the berries throughout the mass, gently mixing
  5. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter
  6. Put in the oven for baking for 20-25 minutes at 200 C
  7. Decorate the finished muffins with whipped cream or fresh berries, sprinkled with a little powdered sugar
Fruit Soufflé Cake

And of course, the most important treat on the festive table is the cake.
Very tasty, original, and, most importantly, healthy curd cake - soufflé with fruit jelly.

Any variation of the classic biscuit can be used for preparation. And you can also take ready-made cakes, which are sold in any "shop near the house."

To prepare:

  • Classic biscuit

For the soufflé:

  • Cottage cheese - 200 gr.
  • Sour cream from 25% - 500 gr.
  • Sugar - 100 gr.
  • Gelatin - 30 gr.
  • Vanillin - 1 gr.
  • Water - 4 table. False

For peach jelly:

  • Canned peaches - 1 can (large)
  • Agar-agar - 30 gr.
Prepare the soufflé:
  1. Soak the gelatine in cold water beforehand. We put the swollen gelatin in a water bath, bring to a state of a homogeneous solution. We put the finished solution in a warm place
  2. Grind cottage cheese with a blender until smooth
  3. Add 2 tbsp. spoons of sour cream. Whip to a paste
  4. Beat the remaining sour cream in a separate bowl with sugar and vanilla until a thick cream.
  5. Mix the gelatin with the curd mass and carefully stir in the whipped sour cream in small portions. Soufflé ready
Assembling the cake
  1. We will use canned peach syrup to impregnate the biscuit and also for jelly
  2. Remove the peaches from the syrup and cut into half-moon slices
  3. All components ready
  4. Let's Assemble the Cake
  5. Put the biscuit cake into the culinary ring. The thickness of the cake should not be too thick, 1.5-2 cm will be enough
  6. Soak with peach syrup
  7. Spread the soufflé. Distribute the soufflé evenly so that there are no air voids
  8. Arrange peaches on the soufflé
  9. Lastly, prepare the jelly. 250 ml. bring the syrup to a boil. Add arag-agar to the boiling syrup. Boil 3 minutes and turn off
  10. Let cool slightly and pour over the peaches
  11. We send the cake to the refrigerator for at least two hours

Our treat is ready!

Fruit will also be popular as a dessert. Fruits can also be served in different variations. Fruit can be decorated in an original way

"Grape Hedgehogs"
"Fruit Baskets"

Drinks for babies

For small children it is better not to experiment with a large number. It will be enough to cook compote, fruit drink or use drinks bought at the store, but be sure to make sure that it is allowed for children under 3 years old.

Children's birthday menu 4-6 years old

At this age, children become incredibly restless. It is very difficult to seat them at the table, and even more so to feed them! Therefore, it is worth trying very hard to surprise with an interesting design of dishes.

We will focus on snacks, fruits, a sweet table and drinks. Children of this age can already be offered a more varied menu than babies 2-3 years old.


Chicken Nuggets

We will need:

  • Chicken fillet - 500 gr.
  • Chicken eggs - 2 pcs.
  • Hard cheese - 100 gr.
  • Crackers - 150 gr.
  • Salt to taste.
  1. Fillet cut into pieces, approx. 3x3 cm in size and 1-1.5 cm thick
  2. Whisk the eggs in a bowl, seasoned with salt
  3. Cooking breading. Grind the cracker to coarse crumbs. We rub cheese. Blend until smooth
  4. Dip the chicken fillet pieces in the egg mixture, then roll in the breadcrumbs
  5. We cover the baking sheet with confectionery paper, put the breaded chicken pieces on it
  6. We set the temperature in the oven to 200 degrees and send the nuggets for baking, for 20-30 minutes, until browned.

Canapes are always in high demand among our little guests. The main task is to make them interesting, bright. And it doesn’t matter if they are meat, vegetable or fruit. Children will still be interested in them.

Salads for the festive table
Cheburashka salad


  • Boiled poultry fillet - 300 gr.
  • Hard cheese - 150 gr.
  • Prunes - 100 gr.
  • Boiled carrots - 150 gr.
  • Boiled eggs - 4 pcs.
  • Sour cream or mayonnaise - for dressing
  • Greens, walnuts for decoration.
Cooking method:
  1. Rinse the prunes, steam them in boiling water for 10 minutes, then cut them into medium pieces
  2. Meat cut into pieces
  3. Grated cheese and carrots on a medium grater
  4. Eggs are peeled, grated in the same way
  5. We crush the walnuts in a mortar
    Lettuce is laid out in layers. Immediately make out in the form of cheburashka
  6. First layer - carrots
  7. Second layer - meat
  8. Third layer - prunes
  9. Fourth layer - eggs
  10. Coat between layers with sour cream or mayonnaise. You can not every layer, but through one
  11. Decorate with walnuts, carrots, olives, herbs. As shown in photo
Bunny salad

This salad can be served in portions. Made in the form of a hare. The salad is very light and tasty. And most importantly, originally served.

We will need:

  • Cucumber - 1 pc.
  • Canned corn - 1 can
  • Crab sticks - 200 gr.
  • Sour cream - for dressing
  • Boiled eggs - 4 pcs.
  • Olives, dill, pepper for decoration
  1. Chop cucumber, crab sticks, eggs into small cubes
  2. Mix all chopped ingredients in a deep bowl, add corn and sour cream
  3. We mix everything
  4. Spread on a dish, arranging as shown in photo

Hot dishes

Hot dish "Turtles"


  • Minced meat (low fat) - 1 kg
  • Onion - 1 pc.
  • Eggs - 1 pc.
  • Salt - pinch
  • Lettuce - bunch
  • Sausages (children) - 1 pack.
  • Processed cheese (leaf) - 1 pack.
  • Carnation - for decoration

In a bowl, mix minced meat, finely chopped onion, egg, salt. We form cutlets, in the form of a turtle's body

Cut the sausages, cut the processed cheese into strips. We form turtles as shown in image

Place in the oven at 180 degrees for 40-50 minutes.
Serve the dish with lettuce, The dish is ready!

"Vegetable Muffins"


  • Poultry fillet - 400 gr.
  • Wheat flour 100 gr.
  • Eggs - 2 pcs.
  • Young zucchini - 200 gr.
  • Bell pepper - 1⁄2 pcs.
  • Hard cheese 50 gr.
  • Milk - 4 tablespoons
  • Salt - pinch
  • Baking powder - 0.5 tsp
  • Sunflower oil
  1. Meat, squash, bell pepper cut into small cubes
  2. Heat up a frying pan, stew chopped vegetables and meat, with the addition of vegetable oil for 15-20 minutes
  3. Whisk eggs, milk, salt in a bowl
  4. Add flour and baking powder. Mix thoroughly
  5. Coarsely grated cheese
  6. In a separate container, mix the dough, stew mixture, grated cheese. Mix and pour into paper muffin cups
  7. Bake the muffins in the oven for 20-30 minutes until golden brown at 180 degrees

Desserts for a birthday

"Fruit compositions"

Dessert snacks can be arranged in the form of fruit skewers, and fruits in waffle cones will look very original on the festive table.

You can improvise a lot with fruit. You can use any of the options shown in the image.

It is not necessary to follow the full correspondence with the photo, you can use other types of berries and fruits that you have.

Dessert "Jelly in oranges"

Bright, beautiful, original dessert will definitely please you and your guests. Preparing is not difficult at all and very quickly.

To prepare:

  • Oranges - 4 pcs.
  • Jelly - 4 colors
  • Water
  1. Cut oranges into 2 pieces. Remove all pulp
  2. Mix the jelly according to package directions
  3. Fill orange halves with liquid jelly
  4. Refrigerate for a few hours
  5. After the jelly has hardened, take it out of the refrigerator and cut into multi-colored slices
  6. Put on a dish
  7. Our colorful, tasty treat is ready.
Classic Cupcakes


For the test:

  • 1 stack. — Muki
  • 2/3 stack - Sahara
  • 1 hr. — Vanillin
  • 2/3 stack — Milk
  • 100 gr. – Butter
  • 1 hr. — Baking Powder
  • Salt - pinch

Cheese cream:

  • Curd cream cheese - 300 gr.
  • Butter - 100 gr.
  • Powdered sugar - 80 gr.

Cooking tool:

  1. Flour sieve
  2. Molds
  3. Mixer
  4. Cooking bag
We will cook like this:
  1. Grind softened butter with a mixer, together with sugar
  2. Then add vanilla, eggs and salt
  3. Add sifted flour mixed with baking powder
  4. Add milk. Mix well
  5. Put into molds. The dough in the molds should be no more than half, as it turns out to be very magnificent
  6. We send them to the oven for half an hour at a temperature of 180 C
Cooking cream cheese:
  1. Grind butter with powdered sugar
  2. Spreading the cheese
  3. Beat with a mixer until smooth. Cream ready
  4. On the cooled cupcakes, with the help of a pastry bag and a nozzle, we plant the cream with a cap on the cupcakes
  5. Decorate as you wish. Various powders, berries and fruits can be used
  6. You can also experiment with coloring the cream with food coloring

These rainbow-colored cakes will delight both children and adults!

Drinks for children 4-6 years old

Lemonade drink
  • Sugar - 2 stacks
  • Water - 12 stacks
  • Lemon - 2 pcs.
  • Preparation:

    Combine freshly squeezed lemon juice and sugar in a large pitcher. Stir until the sugar is completely dissolved.
    Add water.

    Cut the lemons into thin slices and place in a jug. Since the drink is intended for young children, you should not get carried away with ice and excessive cooling of the drink.

    Strawberry milkshake

    You can use any berries and fruits for this cocktail. We will prepare a cocktail with strawberries.


    • Milk - 1 liter
    • Ice cream sundae – 300 gr.
    • Fresh strawberries - 500 gr.
    1. Place the washed strawberries in a blender bowl and puree them
    2. Spreading ice cream, pouring milk
    3. Whisk at high speed for 10 minutes
    4. Pouring in portions
    5. Serve immediately after whipping

    Birthday menu for children 7-10 years old


    As snacks, I suggest using different types of canapes (meat, vegetable, fruit, combined), small sandwiches.

    You can use whatever food you have in your fridge. The main task is to cut into pieces (cubes, triangles, stars) as you like and string on skewers.

    Salads for the festive table

    As for salads, you don't have to bother with very complicated recipes. The main thing here is the presentation. It should be interesting and unusual.

    Instead of a common dish, you can put the salad in tartlets or in cheese baskets or on potato chips. This serving option is sure to please your little guests!

    Here are a few simple recipes that are perfect for serving this way

    Summer salad


    • Tomatoes - 2 pcs.
    • Cucumber - 1 pc.
    • Hard cheese - 150 gr.
    • Sour cream - for dressing
    • Greens - a small bunch.

    Finely chop all the ingredients. Mix in one bowl. We fill with sour cream. Divide into tartlets. You can decorate the top with a sprig of dill.

    Crab meat salad


    • Crab meat - 100 gr.
    • Eggs - 1-2 pcs.
    • Cheese - 100 gr.
    • Greenery - for decoration
    • Mayonnaise - To taste

    Crab meat, egg cut into small cubes. Three cheese on a fine grater. Mix all the ingredients, season. We fill tartlets or cheese baskets.

    Hot meals


    All kids love pizza. Homemade pizza garnished with olives and cherry tomatoes will be an excellent main dish for any children's party

    Pizza is based on thinly rolled dough. It can be prepared at home, or bought at the nearest store.

    And to make a delicious filling, you do not need a special talent, you can experiment to your taste, using both canned and fresh vegetables, meat, cheeses of different types. You can also experiment with its shape.

    The principle of making any pizza is the same:

    We shape pizza to your liking. You can make portioned pizzas or one, but large. You can also give the form of any animal or any friend.

    The next step is to cover the dough with sauce. As a sauce, you can use ketchup, ketchup with sour cream, mayonnaise with ketchup. As well as a more complex combination of various additives.

    Next, lay out the prepared filling. The ingredients for the filling are cut into thin slices.
    At the very end, sprinkle with grated hard cheese.

    Meat filling:

    • Boiled poultry fillet - 150 gr.
    • Meat carbonate - 150 gr
    • Olives - 1 can
    • Onion, cut into rings - 1 onion
    • Tomatoes - 1 pc.
    • Hard cheese - 150 gr.

    Vegetable filling:

    • Tomatoes - 1 pc.
    • Champignon mushrooms - 100 gr.
    • Onion (rings) - 1 head
    • Bulgarian pepper (cut into rings) - 1 pc.
    • Olives - 1 jar
    • Hard cheese - 150 gr.

    "Potato cakes"

    As a side dish I recommend mashed potatoes, originally decorated in the form of a cake. It's not hard to cook either.

    Boil potatoes. Blend with an immersion blender until smooth.

    Using a piping bag and a pastry cutter, place mashed potatoes on a baking sheet and place in the oven for 15 minutes.

    Adorable potato cakes are ready!

    "Rice balls with cheese"


    • Boiled rice - 300 gr.
    • Syt hard - 150 gr.
    • Chicken eggs - 1 pc.
    • Breadcrumbs
    1. Cube cheese
    2. Shape the rice into balls, put a piece of cheese inside
    3. Roll the cheese well into the middle of the rice ball
    4. Heat sunflower oil in a saucepan. There should be enough oil so that the rice ball is completely immersed in hot oil
    5. Whisk the egg with salt
    6. Dip the balls in the beaten egg. Then roll in breadcrumbs
    7. Fry until golden brown

    Cheese balls are ready to serve! Enjoy your meal!

    Desserts for the festive table

    Dessert treats are the most important thing on the festive table. To do this, I propose to use the original dishes, which are not difficult to make, but very beautiful and tasty.

    Swiss meringue


    • Protein - 100 gr.
    • Sugar - 200 gr.
    • Food coloring
    1. We heat proteins with sugar in a water bath to a temperature of 45-70 degrees
    2. Stir constantly until the sugar is completely dissolved
    3. Beat at the highest mixer speed until stiff peaks form
    4. Set aside part of the whipped mass, add the dye, stir gently
    5. In a culinary bag, combine without stirring the white and colored protein mass
    6. Use the shaped nozzle to plant meringues on a baking sheet
    7. Put in the oven for 2-3 hours at 90 degrees

    Caramel Apples


    • Honey - 1 cup.
    • Cream - 1 cup.
    • Butter - 50 gr
    • Apples - 6 pcs.
    • Salt - pinch
    • For decoration (nuts, coconut, chocolate chips)
    1. Wash the apples well, dry them, put them on skewers
    2. Send to refrigerator for cooling
    3. In a metal container, mix honey, cream, butter
    4. Put on a slow fire and cook until thickened, stirring
    5. Leave to cool
    6. Dip cold apples in caramel mass, spread on parchment or foil
    7. If you want to additionally decorate the apples, then additionally roll them in the prepared topping
    8. We send ready-made caramel apples to the refrigerator
    “Fruit desserts”

    Video recipe for preparing the festive cake “Snickers”



    • Film - 190 GR
    • Egg — 1 pc.
    • Sugar - 200 gr.
    • Cocoa - 45 gr.
    • Vegetable oil - 75 ml.
    • Milk - 75 ml.
    • Coffee - 2 tbsp.
    • Boiling water - 200 gr.
    • Baking Powder - 1 tsp
    • Soda - 1/4 tsp

    Ganache cream

    • Chocolate - 180 gr
    • Fatty cream (from 30%) - 180 gr


    • Condensed milk – 380 gr.
    • Butter - 180 gr.
    • Roasted peanuts (salted) - 200 gr.
    • Homemade salted caramel -200 gr.

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    A quick recipe for lightly salted cucumbers in a bag. You will need currant leaves, dill, horseradish and garlic. You can serve it to the table in 3 hours!

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    Potato biscuits with cheese and herbs de Provence

    Choose the shape of sliced ​​at your discretion: squares, rhombuses, circles. If you roll out the dough very thinly, the cookies will turn out more crispy. Any cheese will do.

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    Puff pastry with parsley pesto

    Appetizer of yeast-free puff pastry with pine nuts and pesto will whet your appetite. Such pastries can still be prepared as a treat for tea for those who do not like sweets.

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    Baked corn

    Corn on the cob is usually boiled, but when baked with olive oil and paprika, the cobs are even tastier.

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    Garlic mozzarella tortilla

    Fragrant homemade tortilla with garlic, mozzarella and herbs to complement fresh vegetable salads, fried chicken or grilled meat.

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    Baked aromatic zucchini

    Baked vegetables are always delicious! Introducing a quick and easy way to prepare zucchini with parmesan, herbs and dried garlic.

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    Battered cauliflower

    In nature, while waiting for the meat to be cooked, it will be very nice to have a bite of crispy battered cauliflower with sparkling water.

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    Baked salmon riette

    Riette is a heritage of French cuisine. It differs from pate in that it does not have a uniform smooth texture, but a coarser fibrous texture.

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    Cheese and curd braids

    Adults and children alike will be happy to enjoy these pigtail sticks. Serve instead of regular bread.

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    Mediterranean Tuna Tortilla

    Canned tuna, olives, red onion and tomato tortillas are juicy even without additional sauce. Add greens as desired.

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