Easy Baseball Party Food Ideas: Quick Recipes & Treats for Busy Families!
With the Major League Baseball season now underway can baseball-themed parties be far behind? And that can only mean serving up everyone’s classic ballpark food faves—from sliders to hotdogs to nachos to pretzels to peanuts and popcorn! But with schedules so hectic nowadays, the key to a great party menu is easy recipes, along with clever re-decoration and presentation of store-bought treats. Guests will enjoy every bite, from savory to salty to sweet!
Fun Baseball Food Classics Made Easy
Of course, every baseball party must have nostalgic food classics on the menu. And these recipes will make it a sure home run with your party guests!
1 – This basic slider recipe from Tablespoon spells out the key ingredients that make each mini burger flavorful to the last bite!
2 – Give this fave cookout snack a flavorful twist as in this Cheesy Corn on the Cob version from Give Recipe, topped with butter, grated cheese, chili powder and chopped green onions!
3 – A yummy nod to another ballpark classic, these Homemade Soft Pretzels with Spicy Beer Cheese Sauce from Cooking and Beer will be sure winner. They can also be served with a non-beer dip for the kids, if you wish.
4 – Simple slits with a paring knife give these Grilled Spiral Franks from Alexia Foods their “party look” as they are grilled on bamboo skewers, then served in toasty buns.
5 – “Trashcan Lid Nachos” may not sound too appetizing. But seeing the tasty mix of chicken, ground beef, spices, veggies and cheese toppings and the cool how-to from Frog Prince Paperie is sure to win you over!
6 – If you’d like a themed presentation, grab this easy idea of a Baseball diamond-shaped fruit platter by Little Miss Momma.
7 – Barefoot Beads Hawaii shows how to serve crunchy veggie sticks in plastic cups half-filled with ranch dressing. Healthy, pretty and no mess!
Baseball Snacks and Sweet Treats
You’ll love these delish finds—whether to pass around as munchies, to serve as desserts or to give as party favors in baseball-inspired packaging!
1 – Here’s a sweet and salty snack from Two Peas and Their Pod called Peanut Butter Pretzel Caramel Popcorn. The secrets are the honey, peanut butter and vanilla coating, and the Lindt® chocolate Pretzel Bites mixed in!
2 – Love this time-saving trick: buy white-frosted donuts and pipe on red “stitching” like these Baseball Donuts we found over at Craftibilities!
3 – The kiddos will love these Frozen Chocolate Banana Pops from The Comfort of Cooking, swirled in melted dark chocolate then dipped in your choice of coatings.
4 – Again, no time to bake cookies from scratch? Follow this Baseball Rice Krispie Treats how-to from Domestically Speaking. You make them with round cookie cutters, melted white chocolate and red decorating gel.
6 – And of course, you can simply buy frosted cupcakes, pop them into pretty liners, and add baseball toppers like these from Piece of Cake Parties. Or you can cut out your own toppers and stick them on toothpicks.
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