The Best Baby Shower Appetizers (simple savory)

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Baby Shower Appetizer Ideas That Will Inspire You To Have A Tasty Baby Shower

If you are looking for some food ideas for your baby shower these are going to be perfect! Some of these are theme-specific and some are perfect for any type of baby shower that you’re planning.

With so many ideas out there, these are some of the best from food bloggers and mom bloggers alike – from savory desserts to full-on meals. These food ideas will be perfect for your baby shower.

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Food Ideas for Baby Shower

baby shower food ideas: appetizers

1. Elephant Cupcakes

These are so cute, and if you are having an elephant-inspired baby shower these are perfect. See the Full Recipe for these elephant cupcakes from Easy Family Recipe Ideas

2. Veggies & Dip In A Cup

Having your guest pick up something small and munch away as they celebrate baby-to-be is a great way to keep them happy.

  • Carrots + Celery + Ranch
  • Bell Pepper Strips + Hummus
  • Carrots + Sour Cream

3. Oreo Pops

For the full tutorial on how to make the Baby Rattle Oreo Pops find it on Little Miss Kate

4. Kale Quinoa Salad

Get the full recipe for this healthy and savory kale quinoa salad from This Delicious House

5. Baby Chick Cupcakes

If you are having a little chick theme baby shower (which is perfect for those summer/spring baby’s) these are the go-to baby chick cupcakes. – from Easy Family Recipe Ideas


6. Blueberry & Sorbet Punch

This frothy blue punch is perfect for a boy baby shower food idea. Get the full tutorial on how to make this delicious blue baby shower punch from Baking Beauty.

If you want to make the punch pink for a girl themed baby shower you can use a pink flavored kool-aid

7. Blue Moon Ice Cream

This blue moon ice cream is perfect for a little blue baby shower as a great dessert. Not many think to include ice cream on their menu but this very one is worth adding. – From Baking Beauty.

What Are Good Finger Foods At A Baby Shower

8. Pear & Brie Crostini

This is one of the most beautiful and filling light foods to have at a shower. Perfect if you do a brunch baby shower. These pear & brie crostini are from Sweet and Savoury Pursuits

9. Pin Wheel Sandwiches

These might be the best finger food options. You can get a big pack of pinwheel sandwiches from Costco, Sam’s or your local grocer to cut down the costs of making them yourself.

10. Fruit Tray

Depending on the season you have your baby shower, the fruit may be one of the most delicious foods you can serve that everyone will love.

Try these combos

  • Mango + Melon + papaya (the orange triangle)
  • Coconut + Mango (the Hawaiian)
  • Strawberries + Mellon + Honey Dew (the formal)

11. Meatball Appetizers

This is another great recipe from This Delicious House. Add a few skewers to these meatballs and you have yourself the perfect finger foods for a baby shower.

13. Sonic’s copy-cat Ocean Water Recipe

This is perfect for a blue baby shower, you can also use this recipe for a Cat in the Hat baby shower theme. Get the full recipe from Baking Beauty

14. Cheesy Bacon Jalapeno Poppers

Need a little spice these are perfect.

15. Chicken And Waffle Sliders

Get yourself mini waffles, and honey-glazed chicken nuggets. Warm those bad boys up and serve!

12. Cream Cheese Mints

We love these super easy cream cheese mints. Not only are they easy they are also tastey. Get the full recipe from A Mom’s Impression

16. Spinach Artichoke Dip + Pita Chips

This combo is so good. I could almost cry at how delicious it is.

17. Donuts Stand

Instead of a cupcake stand try using a donut stand. Glazed, bear claws, and donut holes.

18. Pico De Gallo + Chips

19. Cucumber + Turkey Mini Sandwiches

Cut up cucumber in a nice thick circular slice, add deli turkey meat and poke a toothpick through.

*top with lemon and chili powder or have it on the side for those who’d like it

20. Mini Croissant + Chicken Cranberry Salad

The favorite family go-to recipe. We have this at a lot of parties.

Buy mini croissants, cut them in halves. Make your favorite chicken salad recipe and through in some cranberries. Tada!

21. Pigs In A Blanket

Want your guest to fill up fast? Combining bread and meat together is the way to go!

22. Cheese Cake Stuffed Strawberries

Cut the top of the strawberry. Core the middle, fill with cheesecake filling, add graham cracker crumbs to the top.

23. Mini Cheesecake Cups

Use cupcake dish to make these bad boys.

24. Deviled Eggs

25. Cottage Cheese Pasta

26. 7 Layer Bean Dip

Here are the layers for you to use starting from the last layer.

  • Refried Beans
  • Guacamole
  • Sour Cream
  • Salsa (this one is our favorite)
  • Mexican Blend Shredded Cheese + Monterrey Jack
  • Black Olives
  • Greens: lettuce, cut up jalapenos, chiles, green onions

That’s it you guys 26 tried and true baby shower food ideas that are perfect as appetizers.

Which one was your favorite? Let me know in the comments below!

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