Finger Foods for Baby Showers

Finger foods for baby showers are an excellent idea, as they are easy to make and serve. Here are some delicious recipes for preparing them.
AptParenting Staff
Last Updated: Jun 20, 2018
Finger foods are the most wanted in the menu for a baby shower. They help keep the cutlery and plates away and make the party manageable. Some of them include fresh fruits, dips, and chips. Fruits, like strawberries, grapes, peach, and pineapple are the most popular. Cracker and finger sandwiches; tortilla wraps and mini pizzas are other favorites.
List of Recipes
Caramel Corn
Caramel Corn
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter
  • 6 quarts popcorn (popped)
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
Procedure
Take a skillet and add sugar, corn syrup, butter, and salt to it. Melt all these ingredients on a medium flame. Stir all these ingredients till they dissolve. After the mixture comes to a boil, remove the skillet from the heat and add vanilla and baking soda. Then, mix all the ingredients well.
Take popcorn in a baking pan, and pour the mixture of caramel on the popcorn and bake this popcorn at 250°F for one hour. Keep stirring after 15 minutes. After this allow the popcorn to cool and then serve.
Quesadillas
Quesadillas dish
Ingredients
  • 5 large tortillas
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 pack shredded cheese
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 Spanish onion (sliced)
  • 1 green pepper cut into strips
  • Chili powder
Procedure
Take a skillet and combine chicken, onions, and peppers in it. After the chicken is cooked, keep it aside. Cook the peppers and onion until they become soft. Then, add cheese, onions, salsa, and peppers to the tortilla. For a spicy flavor, you can add chili powder.
Fold the tortilla in half. Now, place this tortilla in a baking sheet. Set the temperature of the oven at 370°F. Bake the tortillas for five to six minutes, and then, cut them into small crisps.
Smoked Salmon Rolls
Smoked Salmon Rolls
Ingredients
  • 4 ounces of thinly sliced smoked salmon
  • 1 bag of watercress
  • Lemon wedges
  • Black pepper
  • 4 ounces of cream cheese (fat free)
Procedure
For preparing smoked salmon rolls, spread slices of smoked rolls, and apply the cream cheese to the salmon slice. Sprinkle some pepper and roll up each slice like a roll. Cut this roll into half inch slices. Chill these slices, and place the rolls on a platter and garnish with watercress and lemon wedges.
Toasted Almonds
Toasted almonds
Ingredients
  • 1 cup blanched almonds
  • 3 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Sea salt
Procedure
Take a skillet and heat butter and oil and add almonds in a layer. Saute the almonds until they turn golden from all sides. Remove the slotted spoon, and put them on a paper towel to drain the excess oil. Now, add some sea salt on the almonds immediately. Do this with all the almonds.
Learn some finger sandwich recipes, which will add a variety to your menu. Enjoy the arrival of the new baby with a fun-filled party.