freshly baked soft pretzels on a cooling rack

Carnival Food

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.

New Carnival Food

Pretzel

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!

1 hr 15 mins

Fudge

Hot Fudge Sundae Recipe

This hot fudge sundae recipe gives you the best chocolate sauce—lusciously thick, rich, and chocolatey! Top with a dollop of whipped cream and a vibrant maraschino cherry for a classic take.

21 mins

Popcorn

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

Popcorn

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!
15 mins

Fruit Dessert

Ultimate Caramel Apples Recipe

All you need is a few simple ingredients for these caramel apples that are coated with white chocolate and delicious toppings of your choice!
50 mins

Popcorn

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.
25 mins

Cakes

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.
20 mins

Popular Carnival Food

Hot Dog

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.

1 hr 30 mins

Popcorn

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.
1 hr 25 mins

Hot Dog

Homemade Mini Corn Dogs Recipe

Remake those iconic carnival corn dogs at home with our easy-to-follow recipe! It's made with just a few ingredients, and ready in 20 minutes.
20 mins

Cookies

Easy Fried Oreos Recipe

Here’s an easy and decadent upgrade to a classic treat! These fried Oreos are deep-fried until golden for that delectable carnival food dessert.
20 mins

Hot Dog

Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs Recipe

Easily level up the classic hot dog sandwich with these bacon-wrapped hot dogs! They're baked until brown and crispy for a tastier dish.
25 mins

Cheese

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!

25 mins

Fries

Crispy Baked French Fries Recipe

This amazing baked french fries can't be any simpler than this! Perfectly crispy with a steaming perfectly cooked potato center. An Absolute must-try!
35 mins

Fruit Dessert

Balsamic Stone Fruit Sundae Recipe

A super simple summer dessert featuring balsamic roasted stone fruit sundae that will give you a refreshing and filling dessert on hot days.
45 mins

Chocolate Dessert

Baked Red Velvet Churros Recipe

The subtle chocolate sweetness of this red velvet churros recipe has a soft inside with a crispy exterior. Your churros can’t get any better than this!
35 mins

Recommended Carnival Food

Cheese

Fresh Mozzarella Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

With gooey mozzarella cheese, spices, and just the right amount of heat, these jalapeno poppers are the perfect finger food snack! It won’t take you an hour to try our Fresh Mozzarella Jalapeno Poppers Recipe.

30 mins

Hot Dog

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.

15 mins

Cookies

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!

20 mins

Popcorn

Spicy Popcorn on the Grill Recipe

Instead of cooking your popcorn on the stove, why not try it on the grill? This recipe makes it easy so you can make as many as you want for a movie night with friends.

20 mins

Popcorn

Easy Valentine Popcorn Recipe

This sweet Easy Valentine Popcorn is the perfect gift to your sweetheart on the most special day of the year! A 3-step and 3-ingredient gift you can whip up at the last minute.

5 mins

Popcorn

Homemade Cheddar Popcorn Recipe

This Homemade Cheddar Popcorn is the cheesy bowl of snacks you need for movie night. A quick and fun recipe to try, it turns a bland ol' popcorn into a treat you'll be munching on an entire night!

5 mins

Punch

Cool Summer Drink Recipe

Nothing beats a refreshing drink to cool you down in the heat. This recipe for a fantastic cool summer drink is a blend of plump strawberries and limes for a terrific flavor combination.

20 mins

Hot Dog

Corn Dogs Recipe

A simple recipe for the all-American classic corn dogs! A wonderfully crisp outer shell with a light and fluffy interior and a steaming juicy hot dog in the center can't be beat!

10 mins

Juice

Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

A quick and easy recipe to spruce up your summertime! Strawberries infused in a refreshing batch of the classic lemonade base for that wonderful barrage of sweet and citrus flavors in your mouth.

20 mins

Punch

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.
3 hrs 10 mins

Punch

Lemonade Punch Recipe

Add a refreshing and tasty flavor to your usual punch by mixing it with lemonade concentrate, ginger ale, and pineapple juice.

30 mins

Chocolate Dessert

Turtle Sundae Dessert Recipe

Mix some caramels and pecans with German chocolate cake mix to create this delicious turtle sundae.

45 mins