Giving your guests a yummy edible wedding favor is a great idea in lieu of take home things that people probably aren’t going to keep such as bubbles, shot glasses or matchbooks with your names and date printed in gold foil. Edibles can include delicious drinks with recipes, homemade treats, artisanal handmade items, or a little family secret. No matter how you’d like to celebrate your big day, give your guests a yummy edible treat from the list of ideas below and light the night with their smiles.
DIY Bars are super-sweet when it comes to sending your guests home with a sweet treat. Check out this amazing candy buffet bar idea. Consider putting together a specialty popcorn buffet with monogrammed treat bags, or a decorate-your-own cupcake to take home!
Treat your guests to something yummy and edible made right at home. From cookies, Irish cream, honey, jams, sauces, pickles, and mini-cakes or breads, you can find all sorts of artisanal items to either make yourself or buy from a local vendor. Simply print a sweet label or note for your gift, and place at their seat for the reception.
Does your family have a secret recipe everyone loves? Share something from your family’s heart, just not the recipe. Maybe it’s your auntie’s oatmeal cookies, or your mother’s peppermint bark–either way, this is a really nice way to serve up something sentimentally sweet on your big day.
A Little Pick Me Up
A cute take home, yet edible, wedding favor idea is something to drink. Coffee wrapped in a mug is a nice treat. Putting some cappuccino mix in mason jars with the recipe tied on is also a nice idea. Mulling spices wrapped in cheesecloth for ready to make mulled wine or apple cider with a recipe attached are yummy, too!
Adding a little decoration to your edible wedding favors can take something that is otherwise ordinary and turn it into a culinary masterpiece! But don’t think sprinkles and frosting, think about placing wedding sparklers into the top of your muffins. Think about little flags shaped like hearts places into your cookies. By adding a little decorative touch, your edible wedding favors will be a much sweeter treat for your guests.
The best part about an edible wedding favor is the fact that almost everyone appreciates a little something sweet, and many of the ideas for homemade treats show how much thought and care you put into the favors meant to say ‘Thank You’ to your guests!