Carnival Food

Carnival Food Recipes

Start hanging your buntings and banners as fun fair and carnival food are now ready to be served. No need to wait in long lines before you enjoy corn dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, churros, and sundaes. Good times are here with these carnival food recipes.

Recommended Carnival Food Recipes


20 mins

5 Ingredient Nachos Recipe

You can assemble this 5 ingredient nachos recipe in no time at all. Crunchy nachos, topped with savory bacon and creamy cheese in one easy snack.

Hot Dog

15 mins

Portillo’s Chicago-Style Hot Dog Recipe

Firm all-beef hotdog and various toppings give this hot dog an explosion of intricate flavors. Portillo’s Chicago-style Hot Dog is a classic local food that’s made in a special way, with equally special ingredients. Follow our recipe and you’ll understand why this dish became such a classic in Chicago.


10 mins

Watermelon Lemonade Recipe

Mix up sweet watermelon juice with two kinds of citrus juices. What comes out is a sweet and thirst-quenching drink with this watermelon lemonade recipe.

Hot Dog

40 mins

Beer-Battered Corn Dogs Recipe

You\'ll feel like a kid in the carnival again with this beer-battered corn dogs recipe. Savory hotdogs fried in a light batter with a hint of sweetness.


10 mins

Ginger Ale Lemonade Recipe

This refreshing ginger ale lemonade recipe doubles as a thirst quencher and an immunity booster.


25 mins

Best Ever Cheese Curds Recipe

Serve hot and gooey cheese curds as snacks or appetizers! This finger food is so addicting and simple to make, you’ll love making batches of them!

Hot Dog

1 hr 20 mins

Easy Stadium Hot Dogs Recipe

This hot dogs recipe brings the stadium experience to your home! Feel free to change up the type and amount of toppings to suit your preference and taste.


5 mins

Old-Fashioned Pink Lemonade Recipe

Probably the quickest old-fashioned pink lemonade recipe you can ever find. Serve with a lemon wedge and mint leaves on fancy glasses.


1 hr 15 mins

Chocolate Covered Pretzels Recipe

Bite into these yummy chocolate covered pretzels with sea salt for the perfect sweet and salty snack. Drizzle your favorite topping or throw in sprinkles for texture and you can easily munch on these crisp treats!

Hot Dog

45 mins

Hot Dogs Under Wrap Recipe

This hot dog wrap recipe doesn't use crescent rolls or pizza dough but Bisquick Baking mix! These hot dogs under wrap are great as snacks or as a main dish.

Hot Dog

25 mins

Hot Dogs and Kraut Recipe

A simple layer of bacon and sauerkraut give intense and distinct flavors to this hot dog recipe. It's so good and affordable that you'd skip the cart today.


2 hrs

Cheesy Caramel Popcorn Recipe

This cheesy caramel popcorn will make a great snack on movie night or a sports party. Sweet caramel popcorn paired with salty cheddar popcorn will have you munching nonstop.


15 mins

Homemade Cotton Candy Recipe

This melt-in-your-mouth cotton candy is a sugary treat bursting with sweet-tart bites of raspberry. Make your favorite carnival treat at home and try this no-machine homemade cotton candy recipe!

Hot Dog

25 mins

Beer Marinated Hot Dogs Recipe

This beer marinated hot dogs recipe is so simple but just as rich in flavor. Pile on your favorite toppings for a classic cookout snack.


10 mins

Fresh Lemonade Recipe

This lemonade recipe is zesty and freshly squeezed. Refreshing lemon slices with sweet syrup and tangy lemon juice. A homemade drink to quench your thirst.


3 hrs 20 mins

Lavender Blue Lemonade Recipe

Bold, aromatic, and unique blue lemonade recipe that takes a minty and earthy flavor from lavender buds, and a hint of tart from blueberries.

Ice Cream

10 mins

The Best Classic Ice Cream Sundae Recipe

This ice cream sundae recipe is one of the most well-loved desserts around. Mix things up with your favorite flavors and toppings — the options are endless!


3 hrs 10 mins

Baby Blue Punch Recipe

This blue punch recipe is easy to make if you want to add a bit of fun and color to your drink.

Hot Dog

1 hr 30 mins

Copycat Hot Dog On A Stick Corn Dogs Recipe

This recipe guarantees a satisfied tummy in every crunch with its light cornbread and juicy hot dog. Make it with this simple and no-fuss version of Hot Dog On A Stick Corn Dogs.


20 mins

Deep-Fried Oreos Recipe

Get your cookie fix with deep-fried Oreos with a crispy golden coating that oozes with chocolate and creamy goodness in every bite. Serving a fresh batch is so easy and quick to do and gives you the best deep-fried Oreos ever!


22 mins

Oven-Fried Dill Pickles Recipe

Enjoy healthier snacks with this oven-fried dill pickles recipe! Crunchy dill pickles are coated in cornmeal and baked for tender and crunchy treats.

Hot Dog

35 mins

Baked Corn Dogs Recipe

Bring the state fair to your home with these crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside corn dogs! Whip them up in less than an hour.


15 mins

Perfect Popcorn Recipe

Prepare the perfect movie snack with this easy popcorn recipe. Cooked over the stovetop, these snacks are tossed in butter for a simple but classic finish.


15 mins

Stovetop Popcorn Recipe

No microwave? Pop a snack over the stovetop with this super easy popcorn recipe that needs just a couple of ingredients and your fave flavoring!


20 mins

Apple Cider Funnel Cake Recipe

This warm and fluffy funnel cake is a super easy Fall treat, made with tangy apple cider and spiced cinnamon, then deep-fried to golden brown perfection.


25 mins

Movie Theater Snack Mix Recipe

Munch on this sweet and salty movie theater snack mix that comes with popcorn, corn chips, nuts, and jelly beans drizzled with melted chocolate.


1 hr 25 mins

Kettle Chip Caramel Popcorn Recipe

Level up a classic snack with this caramel popcorn recipe. It’s tossed with kettle chips in wet caramel sauce, then finished with a drizzle of chocolate.
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