My kids are huge Star Wars fans. Our family has seen every movie and cartoon episode related to the phenomenon. Every year they would countdown the months and days until the next movie release. Though there are no new movies slated currently, we still enjoy random movie marathons so we can see our favorite Star Wars characters over and over again.
If you are looking for a Star wars theme for your next movie night or Star Wars party ideas you are going to love these Star Wars food ideas.
Star Wars Family
I have to admit that even I am Star Wars fan. And while I love the movies, characters and stories, I don’t even come close to their knowledge of all things Star Wars. That they get from my husband. My kids even enjoy learning the Star Wars language, isn’t that fun?!
Star Wars Day
One weekend our family always celebrates is around May 4th – otherwise known as Star Wars Day. If you’re not a fan of the movie, that won’t make sense, but trust me…it’s a big deal. It is an unofficial holiday for fans. If it falls on a weekend, you better believe we will be planning to watch the movies all weekend long.
We like to incorporate fun Star Wars crafts, and Star Wars printables, and lots of Star Wars party food to celebrate Star Wars Day!
Star Wars Recipes
May the 4th is quickly approaching, which means now is the time to start planning for your festivities! We have gathered some fun, easy and most of all, delicious Star Wars recipes to help make the day a success.
Your kids will love helping you pick out and create these recipes too! You will have so much fun preparing these recipes and Star Wars snacks for your next themed party or movie night.
Star Wars Themed Cakes and Cupcakes
These are some impressive Star Wars foods and will look fabulous on a big dessert table.
Darth Vader Cupcakes – Darth Vader fans will love these cupcakes. This is a more advanced recipe better suited for those that enjoy baking and making cookies and candies. The final outcome is very impressive.
Solo Star Wars Galaxy Cupcakes – These galaxy cupcakes are a great addition to watching the Solo: A Star Wars Story movie.
Star Wars Yoda Cupcakes – Kids are going to go crazy for these adorable Yoda head cupcakes.
Han Solo Carbonite Ice Cream Cake – This is such a creative cake perfect for a Star Wars birthday party!
Tie Fighter Oreo Pops – Create tie fighter Star Wars cake pops with Oreo balls and graham cookies. This is such a simple recipe that your kids are going to have fun building.
Ewok Cake – Easy DIY Ewok cake with instructions on how to turn it into a cute Ewok character.
Death Star Cake – How to make a death star cake with fondant. This is another recipe that is for an advanced baker, but those that are crafty should be able to pull it off.
Star Wars Cookies
These themed cookies will delight any Star Wars fan and are inspired by some favorite characters.
Star Wars Wookie Cookies – Make a chewy oatmeal cookie decorated like your favorite wookie. These will come out so cute.
Darth Vader Cookies – This tutorial will teach you how to make a Darth Vader cookie using a bell cookie cutter.
Star Wars Lightsaber Cookies – This fun idea uses a letter X cookie cutter to create dueling light saber cookies.
Pretzels, Popcorn and Snack Mixes
No party is complete with out some cute bowls of popcorn and snack mixes.
Droid Popcorn – Popcorn is always a great choice for a healthy treat. You can add a little sweetness to it with some candies in the themed colors of your favorite droids.
Star Wars Lightsaber Pretzels – Dip pretzel rods in colored melted candy to make cute light sabers. These fun snacks will great on a party table.
Star Wars Rebel Popcorn Balls – Make some cute popcorn candy balls with your favorite rebel inspired colors.
BB8 Muddy Buddies – Muddy Buddies are a popular sweet snack. I love the twist on this classic treat by adding colored candies to look like BB-8.
Star Wars Party Mix – Do you have lots of different snacks that need to be used up? Throw them together with some galaxy sprinkles, random candies, and call it a Star Wars mix! Kids will love it.
Chewy Star Wars Caramel Corn – Caramel corn is a favorite sweet treat. This one is Chewbacca inspired with the fun additions of candy.
More Star Wars Themed Sweet Treats
BB8 Bark – We love making candy bark with almond bark. It is a quick way to whip up a fun treat. Kids will enjoy decorating the bark in BB-8 colored sprinkles.
Star Wars Rice Krispies Treats – Use food coloring Star Wars shaped cookie cutters to make some easy krispie treats.
Star Wars Intergalactic Chocolate Bark – This is another fun bark recipes that will really stand out with the galaxy colored sprinkles.
Light Saber Cheerio Treats – Instead of rice krispies, try cheerios for a fun treat and add some mini pretzels on top for light sabers.
Storm Trooper Marshmallow – Use jumbo marshmallows, a black food marker, and lollipop sticks to make cute Storm Troopers that kids will be super excited for.
Han Solo in Carbonite Jello – Recreate a movie scene with a Han Solo toy and some blue Jell-O for a fun table decoration treat.
Star Wars Themed Drinks
These Star Wars themed drink ideas are inspired from favorite characters, or they come right out of the movies. Kids will love drinking these crazy concoctions.
Yoda Soda – Kids are going to enjoy making this favorite sweet green drink that looks like Yoda.
Green Milk and Blue Milk – These are the milks that Luke Skywalker drank in the movies. Get the recipe that is similar to the one’s served at Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge at Disney.
Kylo Ren Kids Party Drink – If your kids are fans of the dark side they are going to love this vibrant red and black drink inspired by Kylo Ren.
Wookie Chocolate Milkshake – The milkshakes that are decorated with candy and desserts are all the rage right now. This milkshake is inspired by Chewbacca.
Every party or movie night needs some savory snack to break up the sweetness. These ideas are a lot of fun, and easy to replicate. They are very picture worthy too.
Yoda Guacamole Platter – This Yoda shaped guacamole will be the hit at your next party. You can use your own homemade recipe or even buy a store bought guacamole if you are short on time.
Baby Yoda Deviled Eggs – Create a baby Yoda in his pod from hard boiled eggs. We love this creative and cute idea.
Jabba The Houmous – Make a Jabba the Hutt shaped hummus platter with this tutorial. Use the included recipe if you want to try making your own hummus, or you can buy storebought to make it simpler.
Porg Potatoes – Turn a basic roasted potato recipe into some adorable little porgs that will be a huge hit if you need a savory side dish.
Are you planning a fun family activity around Star Wars Day? How about going all-out and making some Star Wars food? How fun would it be to have a Star Wars Party complete with Storm Trooper Marshmallows, Yoda Soda, and BB8 Bark? We hope you enjoy creating these fun recipes and making memories with your kids while celebrating a love for Star Wars!
Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate)! She is a an eclectic, Charlotte Mason style homeschooler that has been homeschooling for almost 20 years.. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!