30 Baby Shower Food Ideas

Baby showers come with a lot of planning. There’s establishing a guest list, deciding on a fun party game and, most importantly, creating a menu. Coming up with ideas for baby shower food can vary depending on your gathering. Is it a low key luncheon? A mid-morning brunch? Or a full blown affair? There’s also theme considerations or if mom wants to do a gender reveal—all of which can impact the food you choose to serve.

If you’ve been tasked with planning the next baby shower for a family member or friend, but are stumped on what to feed everyone, we have you covered. From fun, gender themed snacks to easy-to-assemble appetizers, you’ll impress guests while still having plenty of time to toast the mom-to-be. As you plan, don’t forget to pick cute baby shower invitations to get everyone excited for the occasion.

Get the Party Started with Appetizer Ideas:

1. It’s a Girl! Popcorn

Celebrate your soon-to-be princess with this easy snack, or mix up the colors to match the party’s theme.

pink popcorn for baby shower


2. Chili Garlic Chicken Skewers

Add a little spice to the party with this chili garlic chicken.

chili garlic skewers party food


3. Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits

Decorate wooden spoons and throw in colorful fruit to give these parfaits character.

baby shower fruit and yogurt parfait


4. Chicken Salad Bites

Your guests will love this updated (and easy to eat) take on a classic.

chicken salad bites


5. 7 Layer Dip

Prep your little one for their football watching days with this snack.

7 layer bean dip


6. Easy Cheeseball

In under 10 minutes, you’ll have a crowd pleasing appetizer.

cheeseball recipe for baby shower food


7. Think Pink Prosciutto and Figs

Add a pop of color to your meal with this fresh fig appetizer.

fig appetizer idea


8. Strawberry and Goat Cheese Crostini

Spread the love with these heart-shaped balsamic strawberry toppers.

strawberry goat cheese crotini


9. Mac and Cheese Bites

You’ll be cheesing all day with this bite-sized comfort food.

mac n cheese bites for baby shower


10. Five-Minute Ricotta Crostini

Let your guests get creative with a fun ricotta crostini bar.

five minute ricotta crostini


11. Lime and Chili Grilled Corn

If you’re going to be a corny parent, you better start now.

chili grilled corn for party


12. Three Ingredient Meatballs

A family favorite, these are sure to become regulars at the dinner table.

meatball recipe for party appetizers


13. Rainbow Thai Coleslaw

Mix it up with this sweet and tangy Thai coleslaw.

rainbow thai coleslaw recipe


14. Tuna on Crispy Rice

Impress your guest with this sushi-inspired appetizer.

tuna crispy rice party food


15. Savory Stuffed Pastries

If Mexican food is your thing, these avocado, cream cheese, salsa filled pastries will do the trick.

stuffed pastries for baby shower


Tasty Side Dishes:

16. Prosciutto Wrapped Melon

Last minute appetizers that you can whip up in no time.

wrapped melon recipe


17. Pesto Tortellini Salad

As easy as boiling water, you can make this dish in under 30 minutes.

pesto tortellini salad for baby shower


18. Caprese on a Stick

Swap Romas for baby tomatoes for a bite-sized appetizer.

caprese on a stick recipe


19. Cheesy Tomato Tarts

As easy as boiling water, you can make this dish in under 30 minutes.

cheesy tomato tarts for baby shower


20. Roasted Pineapple and Sweet Potato Salad

This vibrant orange and yellow salad is perfect for celebrating fall babies.

delicious roasted pineapple and sweet potato salad


21. Goat Cheese and Grape Bites

A delicious and welcome reminder that you’ll be a grape parent.

goat cheese and grape bites recipe


Festive Baby Shower Themed Drinks:

22. Blue Mojito

This bright blue mojito makes for a refreshing beverage—don’t forget to make a no rum batch for mom to enjoy!

blue mojito recipe with mint


23. Fruity Sherbert Punch

Loaded with strawberries and raspberries, this sparkling punch screams ‘It’s a girl’!

fruity sherbert punch for baby shower


24. Lavender Lemonade

Last minute tasty beverages so easy to whip up in no time.

lavender lemonade recipe for baby shower drinks


25. Milk and Cookies Mocktail

Cheers! Get creative with this favorite childhood snack and dye the frosting pink and blue.

milk and cookies mocktail


Desserts and Sweet Treats:

26. The Ultimate Apple Pie Bar

Simple apple dippers in honor of the apple of your eye.


27. Chocolate Party Spoons

Personalize your shower with these colorful, easy treats.

chocolate party spoons with sprinkles


28. No Bake Nutella Cheesecake

For the chocolate loving mom, this Oreo and Nutella based treat will satisfy even your worst cravings.

no bake nutella cheesecake recipe


29. Pancake Lollipops

Get creative with food coloring, icing, and ribbon for an even sweeter dessert table.

pancake lollipops recipe


30. Easy Pastry Puff Shells

Sweet or savory filling? The choice is yours.

pastry puff shells recipe


For more baby shower ideas, visit our guides on how to plan a baby shower, finding baby shower games, and ideas for baby shower favors.