The first birthday is a milestone event, one that’s likely to be attended by most of your family members and close friends. Because of this, you’ll want to make sure that there’s plenty of tasty treats for everyone to enjoy including the birthday girl or boy. Here are 10 first birthday finger food recipes.
1. Crackers and an Array of Dips
Crackers and dips are a good way to offer something for all of your guests. Crackers will keep the baby and other small children happy while a variety of dips will appeal to your older guests. Yogurt-based dips are tasty as are sour cream inspired ones.
2. Israeli Salad
Made with pitas and falafels, this easy party recipe features food pieces that are small enough for babies to eat safely. Adults at the party will enjoy snacking on this side dish at the party too.
Sandwiches are a great choice for your child’s first birthday party food. There are so many things you can do with sandwiches. You can make cheese and chutney ones or chicken salad. Vegemite is a fun choice while cream cheese and ham is likely to appeal to everyone.
4. Banana Pear Muffins
Easy party recipes include banana pear muffins. This is a recipe that you can make the night before for added convenience. With ingredients like flour, bananas, pears and spice, you’ll be excited to serve your guests this tasty treat. If time is short, you can always set out Russell Stover. The site sells all types of delicious chocolates.
5. Jelly Cups
Jelly cups may appeal more to your young party guests than your old ones, but the festive colors are sure to add to the magic of the day. To make jelly cups, you just need water, juice and gelatin.
6. Kid-Inspired Crudite
Your child’s first birthday party food spread can include kid-inspired crudité. Featuring celery sticks, cucumber slices and carrot sticks, little ones will enjoy munching away after dipping them in ranch, bean dip or hummus.
7. Deviled Eggs
If your baby loves hard-boiled eggs, consider dressing them up by making them deviled. Made with mayonnaise, mustard and hard-boiled eggs, this easy party recipe is convenient and delicious. To dress up the day and add a little pizzazz, take a look at the products offered by Sophie’s Favors. The site sells party favors and wedding gifts.
8. Homemade Pizza Rolls
Made with dough, sliced salami and pizza sauce, pizza rolls will keep your one-year old’s tummy full. This recipe is one that will appeal to the adults at your shindig as much as the little ones.
9. Sliced Fruit
Sliced fruit is a healthy and tasty finger food. Include fruit like melon, strawberries and apples. If you feel like kicking things up a notch, add a yogurt dip.
When it comes to party recipes, waffles are bound to be a crowd pleaser. You can serve them with just butter and jam or offer your party guests all the toppings.