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Finger Food Ideas Perfect for Any Occasion

Mayuri Kulkarni Oct 8, 2018
Finger foods are very important for parties, weddings, and baby showers and most sought after by the guests. Keep reading to learn some delicious and easy-to-make recipes for finger foods.
Guests always enjoy eating their food with hands instead of using cutlery. Finger foods serve all these purposes, and hence make some of the best foods served at parties. Sandwiches, chips and salsa, fruit dips, egg salad, etc., are some finger foods that can be served at parties.
Many of these are easy and quick to prepare. These foods are usually served in large dishes and bowls in an attractive manner.

Party Finger Food Recipes

Avocado Salsa Dip

  • Lemon juice, 1 tablespoon
  • Mild salsa, 400 grams
  • Corn chips, to serve
  • Ripe avocados, 2

First, cut the ripe avocados into half and remove the seeds from them. Scoop out the flesh of the avocados with the help of a spoon. Collect this in a small bowl, and add the lemon juice and salsa to it. Mash these ingredients such that some avocado chunks remain in the mixture. Serve the dip in small bowls with corn chips.

Cheese Spinach Finger Food

  • Eggs, 2
  • Milk, 1 cup
  • Salt, 1 teaspoon
  • Flour (sifted), 1 cup
  • Monterey Jack cheese, 1 pack
  • Frozen spinach (chopped), 1 package (10 ounces)
  • Baking powder, 1 tablespoon

Cook and drain the frozen spinach as per the directions on the package. Add all ingredients to a medium-sized bowl, and mix them properly. Grease a baking pan with some butter, pour the mixture into it, and bake for 45 minutes at 350 °F. Let the mixture cool for 10 minutes after it is completely baked. Lastly, cut it into small squares to serve.

Finger Foods for Babies

Introducing finger foods to babies help in improving the motor skills of the child. These foods should be such that they provide a well-balanced nutrition and good taste. Preparing finger foods for babies is very simple and requires very less ingredients.
Fresh fruits and vegetables cut into small cubes make some healthy ideas.

Potato Cubes

  • Sweet potatoes, 2
  • Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger (grounded)

Wash, peel, and cut the sweet potatoes into small cubes. Then, place the cubes in a microwave-safe container, and cook them in the microwave for 5 to 7 minutes. Sprinkle some ground nutmeg, cinnamon, and ginger over the sweet potato cubes, and serve.

Fruit Treat

  • Banana (small), Half
  • Plain yogurt, 2 tablespoons
  • Ripe peach, 1 or 2
  • Oatmeal, 1 to 2 tablespoons

Peel the peaches and cut them into small cubes. Then in a medium-sized bowl, mash the yogurt and banana together until they blend well. Add the peach cubes to this mixture, and stir well so that the cubes are well coated. Later, roll these cubes into the oatmeal flakes, and serve.