Sunday, March 18, 2012

A Baby Shower For Mary Mathews: The Food!

I had so much fun searching for fun shower food on Pinterest and planning what we were going to serve. The shower was at 2 pm on a Saturday afternoon, so we decided to serve light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments. 

Our menu for the day was:

Mini Caprese Salad On a Stick
Fruit Skewers with Yogurt Dip
Cracked Pepper Ranch Cheese Ball* with Assorted Crackers
My Mema's Famous Cheese Straws
Assorted Mini Quiches
Strawberry Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Pink Lemonade
Iced Water with Lemon

Cracked Pepper Ranch Cheese Ball 

2 packages of cream cheese (8 0z)
1 large packet of Hidden Valley Ranch seasoning
Course ground black pepper

Let both packs of cream cheese soften in a large bowl. When soft, mix in packet of ranch seasoning with a fork. Scoop the mixture onto a sheet of saran wrap. After all wrapped up, shape the mixture into a flat ball. Chill in the fridge for a few hours, then cover the ball in the black pepper before plating. Delicious with Wheat Thins, Triscuits, or any other sturdy crackers. 

This is my mom's "famous" cheese ball that is requested every time she attends a party! SO easy and delicious!

We used Barefoot Moscato Spumante because it seriously makes the BEST mimosas! It is just the right amount of sweet and tart and is so delicious in a mimosa. Here is what it looks like:

We served orange juice and cranberry juice with the champagne, and also fresh strawberries for a yummy garnish. I like my mimosas with a little mix of everything, and they were so delicious...especially when served in a mason jar with a fun straw!


  1. This is the most precious thing I've ever seen. I'm obsessed! Great job, Molly!!! :)

  2. What a fun event! I'm hosting a baby shower in a few weeks and we're doing Dr. Seuss themed! Pinterest is sooo helpful!

  3. I'm so happy to read about the Barefoot Moscato Spumante for your mimosa's because that is what I just bought for Easter!