30 Impressive Baby Shower Party Food Ideas

by Jillian Leslie on

Check out all the 30 impressive baby shower party food ideas we’ve rounded. They’re delicious, easy, and will help make your planning a lot less stressful.

There’s nothing more exciting than throwing a baby shower. But getting the food right can be overwhelming.

Rather than having a sit-down meal, allow your guests to graze and mingle, and opt for practical and easy-to-grab finger foods instead.

The 30 Most Impressive Baby Shower Party Food Ideas

You’ll find ideas for delicious baby shower party food, such as appetizers, salads, a bunch of baby shower finger foods, and most importantly… sweet treats!

The 30 Most Impressive Baby Shower Party Food Ideas!

1: Antipasto Skewers

The perfect way to serve delicious food at your baby shower is undoubtedly by treating your guests to some yummy antipasto skewers.

Loaded with flavor and so easy to make, they are the perfect finger food for a baby shower.

You can add as many or as few ingredients as you like and you can never really go wrong. Make sure you add a bunch of different colors, textures, and flavors.

Antipasto Skewers

2: Tomato Pesto Cream Cheese Crostini

Not much effort goes into making these yummy tomato pesto cream cheese crostini.

They are the perfect kind of food if you’ve not many cooking skills, but are looking to impress.

Tomato Pesto Cream Cheese Crostini

3: Finger Sandwiches

Another great idea for a baby shower party and all-time favorite finger food are mini sandwiches.

Fill them with a bunch of different fillings such as meat, veggies, or cheese and spread them out so your guests can help themselves.

Scrumptious cheese sandwiches can be hard to resist!

Finger Sandwiches

4: Charcuterie Grazing Platter

Whether you have a large or small group of people at your baby shower, a cheeseboard is always a great idea and one of the best baby shower food ideas you could have.

You won’t believe just how easy they are to put together. Pick out three or four types of different cheeses (a soft, semi-soft, semi-hard, and hard one). Blue cheese is a great choice if you love something with a strong taste.

Then, add a bunch of different types of food, such as cured meats, some crackers, or toasted baguettes, and don’t forget to finish off with some mouth-watering fruits and nuts.

Charcuterie Grazing Platter

5: Cheeseball Bites

Finding the perfect appetizers to treat guests to at a baby shower isn’t an easy task, but I’m sure your guests will be delighted at the opportunity to feast on these delicious cheeseball bites, loaded with flavor.

They will bring so much elegance to your baby shower menu and are a fun way to serve softs cheeses.

6: Puff Pastry Cranberry Herb Cheese Bites

Baby shower finger foods are always a great option at a party, so if you are looking for a quick and easy appetizer, check out the recipe for this delicious puff pastry cranberry herb cheese bites.

They are so flaky and creamy, and have a touch of sweetness, making them a great savoury recipe for any cocktail party.

Puff Pastry Cranberry Herb Cheese Bites

7: Garlic Sausage Pesto Appetizer Bites

Whip up a batch of these garlic sausage pesto appetizer bites to serve at your party.

Fill some buttery, flaky phyllo dough cups with the yummy filling. They are such a great choice when it comes to easy baby shower food ideas.

Garlic Sausage Pesto Appetizer Bites

8: Bacon Cheddar Pinwheels

Everyone loves cheese pinwheels and these bacon cheddar ones are super easy to prepare.

They are such a tasty baby shower food. Just one bite of the melty cheddar cheese and crispy bacon and your guests will be scrambling for one more!

Bacon Cheddar Pinwheels

9: Mini Burgers

Surprise your guests with a tasty treat of mini burgers /sliders at your special occasion.

There are so many baby shower appetizers to choose from, but take my word, there’s nothing better than a tasty bite of a burger full of flavor.

Mini Burgers

10: Mini Taco Cups

These colorful mini tacos cups look so mouthwatering that your guests will have a hard time resisting them.

They are incredibly easy to make and even more fun to serve, so make a bunch of these crispy delights and see them be devoured in minutes.

Mini Taco Cups

11: Korean Chicken Bao

One of my own personal all-time favorite recipes is Korean chicken bao. They are such a tasty treat, that even I can’t get enough of them.

Serve them at your special occasion and impress your guests with these soft and fluffy steamed bao buns filled with crispy Korean chicken.

They are pretty easy to make but do need time and effort, as there are many steps. It honestly is worth it though and I guarantee you no one will be disappointed.

Korean Chicken Bao

12: Oven Bakes Halloumi Bites with Hot Honey

Add something different to your baby shower menu by serving these divine oven-baked halloumi bites to your guests.

Coated with some crispy sesame and Panko breadcrumbs, and a delicious salty halloumi center, no one will want to miss out on a heavenly bite, especially after it’s been dipped in the addicting sweet and spicy hot honey.

Oven Bakes Halloumi Bites with Hot Honey

13: Mini Fried Chicken and Waffles 

There are certain all-time favorite foods that bring so much joy and comfort just from a simple bite.

These fried chicken and waffles are certainly in that category and are incredibly hard to resist.

Who doesn’t love the idea of taking a bite of a delicious crispy fried chicken on a waffle are paired with maple honey butter?

Mini Fried Chicken and Waffles 

14: Honey Mustard Chicken Salad

Made with juicy tender honey mustard chicken, romaine lettuce, strawberries, avocado, and corn, this chicken salad is a wonderful main course or buffet dish to serve at a baby shower.

It’s one of my favorite recipes and I’m sure it will be a hit with your guests too.

Honey Mustard Chicken Salad

15: Italian Pasta Salad

You can’t really go wrong with an Italian pasta salad. It’s such a popular choice at a baby shower and is a perfect addition to a buffet table.

Nothing beats delicious food, and your baby shower guests are going to be so impressed with this salad full of wonderful ingredients such as pillowy tortellini, salami, mozzarella, olives, tomatoes, and more, smothered together in a luxurious Italian dressing made with olive oil, red wine vinegar, dried herbs, and Parmesan cheese.

Italian Pasta Salad

16: Black Bean Salsa

If you are planning on having a baby shower taco bar then a fresh black bean salad is a must-have!

It’s such a versatile dish that can be served as a dip, a taco topper, a party appetizer, and even as a taco salad.

Black Bean Salsa

17: Garlic Chilli Pita Chips

These quick and easy crispy homemade garlic chili pita chips are such a crowd-pleaser.

They are just what you need to serve with your favorite dip or salsa, or even as a stand-alone snack, and an awesome kick out of the heat and crunch!

Garlic Chilli Pita Chips

18: Homemade Rustic Crackers

These crunchy, golden brown homemade rustic crackers are so delish!

You can serve them at your baby shower to be eaten on their own, with cheese, or accompanying a tasty salsa or dip!

Homemade Rustic Crackers

19: Tomato and Rosemary Foccacia Bread

If you love Mediterranean flavors you are gonna love this yummy tomato and rosemary focaccia bread.

With a crispy outside and a soft inside, get creative in the kitchen and add some extra toppings of your choice.

Cut your focaccia into squares so your guests can easily help themselves to a slice.

Tomato and Rosemary Foccacia Bread

20: Bagels at a Baby Shower Brunch

A baby shower brunch is traditionally a laid-back and relaxed celebration and conveniently combines the best of breakfast and lunch.

Set out a large spread full of wonderful brunch party food such as bagels, French toast, fresh fruit, and a hearty egg dish that can be the centerpiece of your brunch.

Pregnant women have dietary restrictions, so make sure you check in with the mom-to-be and your other guests to find out if anyone has any specific food allergies or intolerances that you need to accommodate for.

Bagels at a Baby Shower Brunch

21: Baby Shower Cake

A baby shower cake has to inevitably be a show stopper and take center stage on a dessert table.

Add a sparkly personalized topper to your cake to finish it off and make it shine!

Baby Shower Cake

22: Lemon Pound Cake

If you love a delicious lemon-flavored cake look no further than this lemon pound cake packed with fresh lemon zest and lemon juice.

This ultra buttery cake is so moist and has a wonderful kick of lemon. What’s not to love about it?

Slice your cake before placing it on your dessert table so your guests can help themselves.

Lemon Pound Cake

23: Baby Shower Sugar Cookies

Cookies are a fabulous sweet treat for a baby shower. Not only are they an easy-to-eat dessert, but can also be decorated according to your baby shower theme.

Bake a bunch for your baby shower by using some fun cookie cutters in various baby-themed shapes.

Baby Shower Sugar Cookies

24: White Chocolate Buttercream Frosted Cupcakes 

Cupcakes are always a big hit at any party especially if they are frosted with a delicious topping such as this white chocolate buttercream.

This creamy, not-too-sweet frosting has to be one of the best things you could add to a cupcake!

Finish it off with a baby shower-themed topper and you are good to go.

White Chocolate Buttercream Frosted Cupcakes 

25: Baby Rattle Cake Pops

A baby shower is a great excuse to indulge in some favorite sweet treats and cake pops are high on that list.

Have fun and serve these cute baby rattle cake pops. They are the perfect party food for a baby shower, wouldn’t you agree?

Baby Rattle Cake Pops

26: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

If you are looking for a crowd-pleaser that everyone will love, consider treating your guests to these super fudgy, moist, chocolate peanut butter-flavored brownies.

They are really easy to bake and will have your guest begging for more.

Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

27: Strawberry Nutella Cheesecake Squares Recipe

These cool, creamy cheesecake squares topped with strawberry and Nutella are an awesome baby shower dessert.

You can count on this easy-to-grab treat being a big hit with all your family and friends.

Strawberry Nutella Cheesecake Squares Recipe

28: Lemon Blueberry Parfaits

Keep things nice and simple with a dessert, like this lemon blueberry parfait, that doesn’t require any utensils or the balancing of plates.

Fill individual glasses with luscious soft whipped cream, a few dollops of lemon curd, and juicy blueberries, and you’ll have yourself a delicious no-bake dessert in no time.

Lemon Blueberry Parfaits

29: Strawberry Cream Puffs

There’s nothing better than a light and fluffy cream puff, right? Yes, there is! A strawberry cream puff!

They are oh-so-good and perfect for a baby shower.

Strawberry Cream Puffs

30: Colorful Fruit Kabobs

If you are looking for a fun way to serve fresh fruit at your baby shower look no further. Serve fruit kabobs by picking out your favorite fruits and thread them onto skewers to create these healthy sweet treats.

For an added bonus whip some strawberry cream cheese and vanilla Greek yogurt to make a creamy and delicious dip.

Colorful Fruit Kabobs


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