Wedding Planning

Comfort Food Favorites for Your Wedding Reception

Comfort Food Favorites for Your Wedding Reception

 

 

Craving something new for your wedding menu? Try not to drool as you scroll through these creative comfort food ideas.

 

 

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Sloppy Joe Sliders

 

You can’t go wrong with mini sliders for a wedding appetizer. From burgers to these flavorful Sloppy Joe sandwiches, they make great finger foods for cocktail hour (or for your Super Bowl party).

 

 

 

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French Fries

 

For a winning combo, offer servings of french fries along with the sliders. These make a great late-night snack too after all the dancing.

 

 

 

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Fried Chicken & Waffles

 

We can thank Southern cooking for some of the best foods, just like this classic. Fried chicken and waffles add the right balance of savory and sweet to any menu.

 

 

 

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Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup

 

These grilled cheese roll-ups paired with with tomato soup are the ultimate comfort food duo. As mess-free hors d’oeuvres, serve in shot glasses for easy dipping.

 

 

 

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Fried Mac & Cheese

 

Another twist on a classic cheesy fave, fried mac and cheese bites are ideal for cocktail hour. Season with truffle salt for a little extra flair and flavor.

 

 

 

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Homemade Biscuits

 

This might just be the coolest idea for a brunch wedding, bridal shower or rehearsal brinner (okay, enough with the alliteration). A homemade biscuit bar with assorted jams and gravy is the ultimate food station.

 

 

 

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Pigs in a Blanket

 

For extensive socializing, it’s nice to serve dishes that won’t go bad quickly. You can count on pigs in a blanket to satisfy your guests throughout cocktail hour.

 

 

 

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Donut Desserts

 

The donut craze has taken weddings by storm and we don’t expect it to slow down soon (hopefully not at all for that matter). You can opt for a creative donut wall, or take it up a notch with a nontraditional wedding cake.

 

 

 

 

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Mini Pies

 

This might just be the cutest comfort food idea on this list. As another wedding cake alternative or dessert bar, serve mini pies in assorted flavors.

 

 

 

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Ice Cream Cones

 

Rivaling the adorable mini pies, these tiny ice cream cones are hard to resist. While they’re slightly messier than most of these options, they’re a great way to stay cool at a warm outdoor wedding reception.

 

 

 

Love comfort food? We also suggest these taco bar ideas for your wedding reception.