9 Father’s Day Recipes That Are No (Dad) Joke

May 22nd, 2019 by Desiree Smith

This Father’s Day, there’s no better way to express dad-preciation for your special guy than cooking good food. Whether baking a meat cake for your dad or decorating cookies for your husband, our list of ideas for your Father’s Day menu features great options that work for appetizers, lunch, dinner or dessert.

Pulled Pork Cakewich

Two words: meat cake. End your picnic or family Father’s Day barbeque with this showstopper: a cornbread cake layered with pulled pork and cream cheese.

Tiered Pork Sandwich Cake

Buffalo Chicken Bites and Mini Apple Pies

Give dad options with sweet and savory starters you can make using just one pan. Buffalo chicken and mini apple pies are like you and dad: a perfect pairing.

Mini Buffalo Chicken Bites and Mini Apple Pie Bites

Mini Taco Cups

Even if it doesn’t fall on a Tuesday, Father’s Day is a great day for tacos. Use phyllo dough in a mini muffin cup for a fancy version that’s easy, looks great and tastes even better.

Mini Taco Cups

Cheesy Muffin Tin Potato Tots

Dads gonna dad, and taters gonna tot. Top off your snacks with perfectly baked tater tots bursting with cheesy garlic and green onions.

Mini Cheesy Potato Tater Tots with dips

Pizza Puffs

For those dads who appreciate a little multi-tasking, these pepperoni and green pepper mini pizza bites are baked in a mega pan that can also be used to hold all your condiments. Tasty and practical!

Mini Pizza Bites in Mega Mini Muffin Pan with dipping sauces

Mini Corn Dog Bites

Quick, delicious and easy enough that you can draft little hands to help before baking, our mini corn dog bites are a riff on a classic ballpark snack.

Mini Corn Dog Bites with dipping sauce

Cookie Awards for Dad

Sports-loving dads will love these adorable award cookies. Get the kids in on the gift by having them write thoughtful and cute messages with an edible ink marker.

Cookie Awards with child's messages to Dad written on candy dipped cookies with taffy ribbons.

Too Sweet to Eat Dad Joke Cookies

Q. Have you heard the one about the cookie? A. Never mind, it’s crumby. Capture all the special sayings and quips that remind you of your favorite funny guy by writing them down on roll-out cookies covered in royal icing.

Dad Joke Cookies- Books with hand-written dad jokes on the pages

Happy Father’s Day Cake

If your time with dad was all about the outdoors, our camping-themed cake features cute line drawings that make a centerpiece out of your memories.

Father's Day Cake with black stick drawings of fish, tents, campfires, trees, mountains. Inside of cake is a checkerboard print of different shades of green.

No matter what you decide to make, the time you spend baking or decorating a special treat for dad is a gift he won’t soon forget. Tell us what you make below or tag us on Instagram @WiltonCakes. Happy Father’s Day!

Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

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  1. Looking for some great recipes.

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