Budget Baby Shower Recipes
Hosting a baby shower doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg! Our recipes are short on expensive but big on flavor. So put down your wallet (at least for now) and click through these budget-friendly options...
Our “almost lasagna” is so versatile and easy to make ahead and just reheat before guests arrive. Add crusty bread and a salad and it’ll feed a crowd.
How do you offer warm cheeseburgers at the shower without a grill—or spending a lot of dough? Bake them in a loaf! Simply slice the loaf into individual servings for dipping in ketchup or mustard.
One pound of inexpensive ground turkey and some pantry staples transform into a party food that’s deceptively easy.
Cream Cheese Crisps
These bite-size sandwiches are a cinch to put together and can be prepared up to three hours ahead. And with only two ingredients, your wallet will thank you.
It looks like guacamole, but it’s made with edamame—it’s guacamame! Served as a flavorful party dip or a novel sandwich spread, it’s sure to be a healthy hit.
Ham and Cheese Ranch Rollups
Turn a few simple ingredients into rollups with a zip! Each tortilla makes about eight appetizers, so you can feed a whole crowd with one recipe.
Parsley Ranch Dip
This bold spin on this classic features a hearty dose of parsley (cheap!), which makes it lighter and more refreshing than traditional recipes. Make this one ahead of time—it tastes even better after it’s chilled for a day.
Pickles in a Blanket
A pickle wrapped in cream cheese and salami? Might have to hold Mama-to-be back! With three ingredients, they’re high on flavor and easy on the wallet.
We can’t forget something sweet! Who needs to order an expensive bakery cake when you can whip up these adorable sunflowers from a boxed cake mix?
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