A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…
…is a party you better get creating a menu for! The first Star Wars movie premiered in 1977 and since then, generation after generation has dreamed of becoming Jedi and Sith Lords. Being so multi-generational, it makes this party theme incredible because kids, parents, and grandparents alike will be tapping into their love for this classic sci-fi series. Creative foods to complement a theme like this makes for nearly endless possibilities. Not to mention, hilarious ones. So let’s look at 20 of the best ways to pay homage to Star Wars at your party, with food.
May the fork be with you!
A classic! Where Boba Fett infamously met his demise, the Sarlacc Pit. This bundt cake is one of the easiest and most creative ways to celebrate the more classic Star Wars films, especially for those first-generation fans.
http://yummycrumble.com/star-wars-sarlacc-bundt-cake/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: YUMMY CRUMBLE
You can make this super-dee-duper easy pizza recipe using mini pitas, pizza sauce, and some well placed cut toppings. You won’t even need the force to make these, although…that would be pretty awesome.
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/star-wars-mini-pizzas/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
Using hexagon-shaped cookies or crackers filled with cheese or marshmallows makes for easy snacks that look exactly like tie fighters! They’re pretty simple to make and impressive in your party spread.
http://www.starwars.com/news/how-to-throw-the-ultimate-star-wars-the-force-awakens-party PHOTO BY: STAR WARS
Take a sip of the famous Blue Milk, also known as Bantha milk and Tatooine milk that can be found on most planets across the galaxy. This blue beverage features sweet vanilla and berry flavors and will be a huge hit at the party!
https://bakingmischief.com/2017/05/19/frosty-bantha-milk/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: BAKING MISCHIEF
While this idea is all about cool presentation, this food display doubles as a serving dish, as the back is opened up with cubes of watermelon for your guests. Easy tutorial with simple cuts, this one is a definite must for your event.
https://www.watermelon.org/Carvings/Yoda PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: WATERMELON.ORG
Lightsaber mini pretzels, Star Wars marshmallow cereal mix (or any fun cereal mix) along with nuts and dried fruits, makes for a fun little snack for your party guests. Plus who doesn’t love little tiny mini lightsaber battles? Edible ones!
https://seevanessacraft.com/2015/12/recipe-star-wars-snack-mix/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SEE VANESSA CRAFT
This simple treat will make a big impact at your Star Wars party! The question lies, which lightsaber rod will you choose? Will you take a step on the dark side and choose the red lightsaber or will you enforce peace with force with the green lightsaber?
https://www.theinspirationedit.com/star-wars-party-food-light-saber-pretzel-rods/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: THE INSPIRATION EDIT
Yes, it’s a Jabba The Hut made out of hummus. The best part is, it doesn’t matter how globby or ugly your “sculpture” is because that’s basically just what he looks like. Win!
https://www.asdagoodliving.co.uk/food/recipes/jabba-the-hummus PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: AS GOOD LIVING
Admit it, you just want to make them so you can say “Wookie cookie” as many times as socially acceptable during your party. Nobody blames you, it’s freaking awesome. Easily decorated, these Wookie cookies will have you “arawwrarrwing” like Chewbacca (and yes, that’s exactly how you type out how he sounds).
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/ridiculously-easy-wookie-cookies/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
Beep boop beep, BB-8 quesadillas are here to fill the bellies of your party guests! This loyal droid requires just 5 simple ingredients and comes together incredibly quickly.
https://totallythebomb.com/star-wars-bb-8-droid-quesadillas PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: TOTALLY THE BOMB
Remember when Han Solo was dropped into carbonite and frozen? Well, he’s got himself stuck again, this time, frozen in delicious gelatin. While you will need a small Han Solo toy figure to complete this recipe, it’s otherwise just jello. Super simple, extra hilarious. Plus, one lucky party-goer will get to “free” Han from his death trap, because there’s no WAY Han Solo would ever die at the hands of the dark side. Errrr….
http://www.shortstopblog.com/2012/05/recipes-and-ideas-for-star-wars-day-may.html PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SHORT STOP BLOG
Travel through hyperspace with these Star Wars Galaxy cupcakes in hand. Full of bright colors and sweet flavor, these cupcakes will fill the bellies of all the little padawans and wise Jedi knights alike.
https://www.whiskynsunshine.com/star-wars-galaxy-cupcakes/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: WHISKY N SUNSHINE
This resourceful astro droid showed great bravery in rescuing his masters from many moments of grave danger. R2-D2 served Padmé Amidala, Anakin Skywalker, and Luke Skywalker, and now this droid is going to serve your guests with tasty treats inspired by him! Methinks these treats are as sweet as he!
https://www.asparkleofgenius.com/star-wars-r2d2-treats/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: A SPARKLE OF GENIUS
Here is another fun galactic treat inspired by BB-8! Muddy buddies make great snacks and can feed a crowd effortlessly. These muddy buddies include the iconic colors of BB-8 through colored candies!
https://ashleemarie.com/bb8-muddy-buddies/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: ASHLEE MARIE
Even the legendary Wookie warrior, Chewbacca gets a treat inspired by him! This decadent chocolate donut is topped with piped icing to look like his hair. Don’t forget to pipe on his bandolier using more frosting!
https://www.seeingdandy.com/recipe/chocolate-chewbacca-donuts/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SEEING DANDY
Made with Star Wars theme silicone ice cube trays, this recipe makes another great handheld treat that will wow your guests with the dark side of gummies — if there ever were to be one.
https://hungryhappenings.com/star-wars-treats-darth-vader-gummy-candy-stormtroopers-gummies/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: HUNGRY HAPPENINGS
Get ready for battle with a tray of a stormtrooper and clone trooper cupcakes! This adorable dessert requires a simple box of white cake mix, white icing, large marshmallows, and a black food pen to create the iconic Star Wars soldiers.
https://www.yummymummyclub.ca/blogs/maija-moments-canned-soup-mom/20140525/the-easiest-way-to-make-clone-or-storm-trooper-cupcakes PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: YUMMY MUMMY CLUB
After you and your guests nibble on tie fighter cheese and crackers, take a bite of these decadent tie fighter Oreo pops! An Oreo truffle is dipped in melted chocolate and then paired with hexagon-shaped chocolate wafers. Be sure to keep these refrigerated until you’re ready to serve!
https://ashleemarie.com/tie-fighter-oreo-pops/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: ASHLEE MARIE
A soft marshmallow is engulfed in melted caramel and then rolled in Cocoa Krispies to look like Chewy’s hair. Chewy would be delighted to indulge in these bites so there’s no question your guests will love them too.
https://www.momtastic.com/entertainment/591425-pinboard-diy-star-wars-inspired-movie-night/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: MOMTASTIC
No real artistic talents needed, these can be made ahead of time and refrigerated in advance so you can focus on the other aspects of your party. Not to mention, Leia’s hair is made out of “Han Solo” Rolo’s is pretty epic.
http://www.thecookierookie.com/princess-leia-oreo-truffles/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: THE COOKIE ROOKIE