Easter will be here very soon and I like to start planning out my recipes and putting together my menu.  I like to have fun and festive food that is easy to make ahead.  Here are two easy appetizer and snack recipes that will be a hit with adults and kids!  I always like to have a signature drink for each party.  Here is a really easy champagne punch recipe that you can throw together last minute.

Carrot Cheese Ball


2 Packages of Cream Cheese

3 Slices of Cooked Bacon, Crumbled

1 tsp. Garlic Powder

1/2 tsp. Salt

1 TBSP. Worcestershire Sauce

2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese

1 Bunch of Parsley

Crackers of Choice


1.)  Cook Bacon, I like to place on baking sheet and cook in oven for 20 minutes at 350 Degrees.  Let cool and crumble

2.)  Mix together Cream Cheese, Crumbled Bacon, Garlic Powder, Salt, Worcestershire Sauce, and half of the Cheddar Cheese

3.)  Form Cheeseball into Carrot and place on serving platter.  Cover with remaining Cheddar Cheese

4.)  Place Parsley in the top of the carrot cheese ball

5.)  Refrigerate until ready to serve

6.)  Serve with crackers of choice

Bunny Trail Mix

This fun and festive trail mix is perfect for Easter!  Plus it is a super easy snack for kids to help make!  You can also add anything you want to create your own signature mix!


1 cup Annie’s Bunny Grahams

1 cup Pretzels

1 cup Mini Marshmallows

1 cup M&M’s

1 cup  White Chocolate Chips


*Mix all ingredients together and enjoy!

*You can adjust the amount if you are making this snack for a large party!

Champagne Punch


1 Can of Frozen Pink Lemonade

1  2 Liter Bottle of Sprite Zero

1-2 Bottles of Champagne (I used 2 Bottles of Prosecco)

1 Bag of Frozen Strawberries (they add flavor and act as ice)


1.)  Mix all ingredients in a beverage dispenser or pitcher

2.)  Add frozen strawberries for ice