The Best Confirmation Party Recipes
Southerners love to throw a party. Whether it’s a church potluck, a new neighbor moving in, or a just-because dinner party, there’s always an excuse to serve incredible food and gather with family and friends. Confirmation is no exception to this rule. In fact, this is an extremely valid reason to throw a party with loved ones. Confirmation is a momentous occasion that deserves to be celebrated with a delicious spread. Welcome guests in with some of our favorite party recipes like deviled eggs and cheese straws, fill them up with hearty mains like roasted beef tenderloin and ham biscuits, and send them on their way with beautiful confections like blackberry cobbler and heavenly angel food cake. If you’re looking for the perfect party ideas to show your love and support, these are the recipes to serve.
Cheddar Cheese Straws
Recipe: Cheddar Cheese Straws
Cheese straws are the ideal party snack, and every hostess should have a batch at the ready for gatherings.
Recipe: Ham Biscuits
A go-to for luncheons, parties, and holidays, ham biscuits are filling but easy to serve to a crowd.
Shrimp Rémoulade Deviled Eggs
Recipe: Shrimp Rémoulade Deviled Eggs
Get your deviled eggs dressed up for the party with shrimp and Creole seasoning.
Recipe: Asparagus Quiche
This beautiful dish is what we like to call “company quiche,” and it’s the perfect after-church brunch centerpiece.
Hot Cross Buns
Recipe: Hot Cross Buns
This sweet bread recipe is beloved around Easter, but the meaning behind them is sweet and relevant for a confirmation party, too.
Mini Tomato Sandwiches With Bacon Mayonnaise
This pretty, bite-size recipe combines everything you love about a classic tomato sandwich and a BLT.
Fresh Fruit Salad
Recipe: Fresh Fruit Salad
Brighten up the table with a fresh fruit salad that complements any menu.
Shout Hallelujah Potato Salad
Recipe: Shout Hallelujah Potato Salad
The name says it all! This timeless potato salad recipe will have everyone saying, “Hallelujah” long after the confirmation service.
Melon, Mozzarella, and Prosciutto Skewers
This grab-and-go appetizer couldn’t be easier to put together, but it still feels dressy.
Muffin Pan Tomato Tarts
Shrimp and Grits Casserole
Easy Summer Appetizer Board
Recipe: Easy Summer Appetizer Board
While you put finishing touches on the main dishes, set out a beautiful appetizer board to hold guests over.
Baked Fingerling Potatoes with Smoked Salmon and Capers
These little potatoes make the perfect appetizer-side dish hybrid that looks presentable, is easy to pick up, and of course, is delicious.
Roasted Beef Tenderloin
Recipe: Roasted Beef Tenderloin
If you’re throwing a dressier affair, beef tenderloin is a timeless choice. For easy party serving, make sliders!
Cheese Puffs with Ham Salad
Recipe: Cheese Puffs with Ham Salad
This old-school luncheon recipe still holds up today—try it and see for yourself.
BLT Salad with Buttermilk-Parmesan Dressing and Buttery Croutons
Every spread could use a fresh green salad, especially when it’s topped with homemade buttery croutons and bacon.
Baked Brie with Jezebel Peaches
Recipe: Baked Brie with Jezebel Peaches
Nothing gets a party started like creamy baked brie—nothing.
Tarragon Asparagus with Eggs
Recipe: Tarragon Asparagus with Eggs
If you need a green addition to your menu, this springy side dish takes just 15 minutes to get on the table.
Buttermilk Chicken and Waffles
Recipe: Buttermilk Chicken and Waffles
If it was a morning confirmation service, this recipe is the perfect brunch party centerpiece.
Egg Salad Sandwiches
Recipe: Egg Salad Sandwiches
An old-school favorite for luncheons and picnics, egg salad sandwiches will be eaten up in no time.
Mashed Potato Bar
Recipe: Mashed Potato Bar
Let guests make their ideal mashed potato side dish with this creative setup.
Three-Bean Pasta Salad
Recipe: Three-Bean Pasta Salad
Three-bean salad and pasta salad combine in this tasty dish that’s potluck-perfect.
Classic Shrimp Cocktail
This bright, zesty dish will disappear after guests try its lemon-garlic buttery goodness.
Chicks in a Blanket
Recipe: Chicks in a Blanket
Meet the most addicting brunch starter of all time.
Fresh Peach Coffee Cake with Pecan Streusel
The sweetest way to finish off a beautiful brunch is with fresh peaches—on top of cake.
Heavenly Angel Food Cake
Recipe: Heavenly Angel Food Cake
There isn’t a more appropriate cake for such a heavenly occasion, is there?
Lemon-Lime Meringue Pie
Rose Petal Cupcakes
Recipe: Rose Petal Cupcakes
Colorful rose petals make this simple cupcake recipe dressy for a special occasion.
Recipe: Strawberry Kuchen
This cake is the most delicious way to use up farm-fresh strawberries.
The Coconut Chiffon Cake
Recipe: The Coconut Chiffon Cake
Confirmation is a big occasion, so why not celebrate with one of our most popular and beautiful cakes that’s been celebrated for generations?
Easy Blackberry Cobbler
Recipe: Easy Blackberry Cobbler
A fresh fruit cobbler is a crowd-pleasing way to end any meal, especially when served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of homemade whipped cream.
Vanilla Bean-Brownie Ripple Pound Cake
Texas Sheet Cake with Fudge Icing
There’s no better way to serve dessert to a crowd than with a classic sheet cake.
Hazelnut Financiers with Strawberry Jam and Lemon Puree
There’s no prettier way to finish off a joyous celebration than these delightful little cakes.