15 Must-Have Midnight Wedding Snacks
Wedding receptions are a party after all, especially if you've booked a good band or DJ but despite the fun, late-night weddings can leave guests exhausted. Surprise your family and friends with delicious treats toward the end of your reception that will have them back on their feet and ready to hit the dance floor. Check out our favorite trendsetting late-night snack ideas.
1. Doughnut Holes
These bite-size treats are a crowd favorite that are perfect for any guest with a sweet tooth. Add a sugary glaze for a dipping sauce for an even tastier snack.
2. Asian Takeout
Your guests will love a hearty helping of lo mein at the end of the reception and the take-out boxes lets your guests save any left-overs for later.
3. Milk and Cookies
Cap the night with a chilled glass of milk paired with homemade chocolate chip cookies. Your guests will love the sweet, simple treat that leaves them with a bit of nostalgia.
4. Pizza Slices
Give your guests a slice of heaven with a hand-tossed pizza. Or better yet, set up a make-your-own pizza bar where guests can create a mini masterpiece with the toppings of their choice.
5. Food Truck
If a heavier sit-down dinner was served earlier in the night, opt for a lighter dessert option. Sweet treats like different flavored doughnuts are sure to please every guest.
6. Fast Food Bites
Have a guilty-pleasure food? Serve up your fave sweet or salty treat from your go-to fast-food spot.
7. Soft Pretzels
Offer a variety of pretzels (we're talking cinnamon, salty and cheese-filled) with some tasty dipping sauces so your guests can enjoy a twist before doing the Twist on the dance floor.
8. Shots of Espresso
A bold espresso will get guests out of their food coma and back out on the dance floor.
9. Ice Cream Sandwiches
Nothing says summer quite like ice cream sandwiches. Your guests will be lining up for a taste of these frozen desserts smushed between two chocolate chip cookies.
10. Chocolate-Covered Bacon Strips
It sounds so wrong, but tastes so right. This combination of sweet and salty will send your guests' tastebuds on a foodie journey.
These bite-sized burgers are a simple but tasty snack that will be great at any outdoor BBQ reception.
Serve up the snack of all snacks with a helping of buttery and salty goodness. And monogrammed to-go boxes will your guests to snack while still grooving on the dance floor.
13. Gourmet French Fries
Just because you're serving up snack food doesn't mean the presentation can't be fancy. Individual French fry servings portioned into cups with dipping sauce is equal parts tasty and easy to enjoy.
14. Jarred Dessert with Fresh Fruit
Custard desserts in Mason jars are the perfect complement to an intimate down-home reception. Add fresh fruit for a sweet, summery taste.
15. Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup
Serving up mini food pairings is trending. Go for something playful like tomato soup and grilled cheese, or more gourmet like almonds and dark chocolate.