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Big Day, Little Bites! 20 Fun Food Ideas For Your Wedding's Kid Table

Jun 11 2014 - 12:41pm

If you're braving a bevy of little ones at your wedding [1], it's probably a good idea to also come up with a kid-friendly menu to please their palates. While we've been to many weddings where the kids' meal involved a whopping plate of chicken fingers and fries, we encourage you to think outside that box (or should we say bucket?) to create a modern menu that is sure to delight your little guests and might just leave your big ones a little jealous. Keep clicking for 20 petite (and fun!) food options — from heart-shaped panini pops to an old-fashioned popcorn bar — that aren't short on style.

French Fry Cones

French fries with various dipping sauces are interactive and delicious.

Source: Hostess With the Mostess [2]

Waffle Cone Fruit Cup With Vanilla Cream

Jamie Cooks It Up [3] made these beautiful waffle cone fruit cups with vanilla cream.

Source: Jamie Cooks it Up [4]

Mini Hot Dogs

Mini hot dogs from Peter Callahan's cookbook, Bite by Bite: 100 Stylish Little Plates You Can Make For Any Party [5].

Source: Mel Barlow for Bridal Guide [6]

Mini Turkey Burgers

Turkey burgers made for tiny mouths.

Source: Martha Stewart [7]

Fruits and Veggies

Veggie sticks and fruit look much more appealing when served in minicups with dip and on skewers.

Source: Annie's Eats [8]

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Minimeatballs topped with spaghetti and tomato sauce from Peter Callahan's cookbook, Bite by Bite: 100 Stylish Little Plates You Can Make For Any Party [9].

Source: Mel Barlow for Bridal Guide [10]

S'More Pops

Kate of And Everything Sweet [11] created these s'more pops for a camping party, but they would work equally well for an outdoor wedding [12].

Source: And Everything Sweet [13]

Mini Mac and Cheese Pies

Mac and cheese is always a kid crowd-pleaser!

Source: The Curvy Carrot [14]

Milk and Cookies

Individual milk and cookies are made for kids of all ages.

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings [15]

Panini Pops

Heart-shaped grilled cheese panini pops are perfect for a wedding [16] kids' table.

Source: Panini Happy [17]

PB&J Sushi

Cait Jensen of A Bicycle Built For 2 created easy, but adorable peanut butter and jelly sushi [18].

Source: A Bicycle Built for 2 [19]

Old-Fashioned Popcorn Bar

Seasonings, candy, peanuts, pretzels, and more make for an interactive popcorn experience.

Source: Hostess With the Mostess [20]

Fluffernutter Sundae

This Fluffernutter sundae [21] "starts out with a sweet marshmallow-filled chocolate candy, then I top it with a tiny scoop of creamy peanut butter ice cream, hot fudge, and marshmallow cream with a mini Reese’s cup on top. In a word: yum," says Darla of Bakingdom.

Source: Bakingdom [22]

French Fry Bar

French fries get the high-class treatment with a sauce-filled bar.

Source: Jill Thomas Photography [23]

Takeout — to Stay

Snacking out of a Chinese food container?! What kid wouldn't love that?

Source: Wiley Valentine [24]

A Lightened-Up Potato Bar

Mini potato skins [25] are perfect savory nibbles for little hands.

Source: Lauren Hendrickson


A popcorn bar [26] makes for fun grab-and-go party food.

Source: Le Partie Sugar [27]

Make Fruit Fun

Muffin- or cupcake-tin liners can accommodate more than just sweet treats. Fill them with fruit for a healthy, kid-friendly snack [28].

Source: Sara Westbrook Photography [29]

Everything's Better on a Stick

Put your toothpicks to the test [30] and see how many apps, salads, and sweets you can turn into finger food!

Source: Lauren Hendrickson

Filling, Fun Flatbreads

A sophisticated take on pizza, flatbreads are sure to be a hit with the kiddie crowd and can easily be customized to complement the adult offerings.

Source: Keren Precel Events [31]

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