10 Space Themed Snacks Your Kids Will Love

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Are you planning a space themed party for your little astronaut? If so, you’re in luck because we’ve got some amazing space themed snack ideas that are sure to take your party to the next level! 

    From meteor meatballs to cosmic kabobs, these snacks not only taste great but also look like they came straight from a galaxy far, far away. Whether you’re looking for easy finger foods or more elaborate creations, we’ve got you covered with our space themed food ideas that are perfect for kids of all ages. 

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    So get ready to blast off into a world of flavor with these out-of-this-world space themed snacks that are sure to leave your young guests over the moon!

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        As for these space themed snacks, we will be recommending recipes from other websites that we have tested and tried. But more than that, we will provide suggestions on how to modify these recipes to align with the space party theme.

        Let’s get started.

          1. Meteor Meatballs

          • Start with your favorite meatball recipe and shape them into small, bite-sized balls.
          • To make them look like meteoroids, roll them in a mixture of black and white sesame seeds, which will resemble the surface of a meteor.
          • Place them on a baking sheet and bake according to your meatball recipe instructions.
          • Once they are done, you can serve them on a platter with toothpicks or small wooden skewers to make them easy to grab and eat.
          • For an extra space-themed touch, you can even serve them on a platter with a toy spaceship or rocket in the center, to make it look like the meatballs are orbiting around it.
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          2. Rocket Dogs

          • Start with your favorite hot dogs and crescent dough. One of our top picks is this recipe originally made for the July 4th celebrations.
          • Wrap the hot dogs with crescent dough to resemble the shape of a rocket, leaving one end of the hot dog exposed.
          • Bake the Rocket Dogs in the oven according to the crescent dough instructions until the dough is golden brown.
          • Once the Rocket Dogs are baked, use a toothpick to attach a small triangular piece of cheese to the exposed end of the hot dog to create the rocket’s “flame” or exhaust.

          3. Alien Quesadillas

          • Prepare the quesadillas as you normally would, using your favorite ingredients and toppings. Consider trying this recipe.
          • Use alien-shaped cookie cutters to cut the quesadillas into alien shapes. If you don’t have cookie cutters, you can also try cutting them into simple shapes like circles, triangles, or squares with a knife.
          • Use small pieces of cheese or other ingredients to decorate the alien faces. You can use sliced olives for eyes, shredded cheese for hair, or even bits of pepperoni for a mouth.
          • Serve the Alien Quesadillas on a platter, with additional toppings or sauces on the side if desired.

          4. UFO Pizza

          • Prepare mini pizzas with your preferred crust and sauce.
          • Arrange the shredded cheese and pepperoni on the pizza to resemble a flying saucer shape.
          • Bake the pizza according to the recipe.
          • Once baked, use a small cookie cutter to cut out small circles from sliced mozzarella cheese.
          • Place the mozzarella circles on the pizza to resemble windows on a UFO.
          • Optional: Add other toppings such as vegetables or different types of cheese to enhance the space theme.

          5. Cosmic Kabobs

          • Choose skewer-friendly ingredients like marinated chicken, beef, or tofu and vegetables in different colors like green, red, yellow, and orange to represent planets and stars.
          • Cut the ingredients into bite-sized chunks that can easily fit on the skewers.
          • Alternate the ingredients on the skewers to create a pattern that resembles the solar system or galaxy.
          • Give your skewers a fun and spacey name like “Galactic Kabobs” or “Meteor Skewers” to tie them into the theme of your party.
          • Serve your Cosmic Kabobs with a side of dipping sauce, like a garlic yogurt sauce or a sweet and tangy barbecue sauce.
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          6. Spaceman Sandwiches

          • Cut slices of bread into small sandwich bites using star-shaped cookie cutters.
          • Add fillings such as turkey, cheese, and lettuce to the sandwich bites.
          • To add a space-themed touch, insert a small astronaut flag or a toothpick with a planet or star-shaped topper into each sandwich bite.
          • Arrange the sandwich bites on a platter and serve.

          7. Moon Rocks

          • Prepare crispy baked chickpeas using, if you wish to, our favorite recipe or a store-bought variety.
          • Once the chickpeas are done baking and have cooled down, transfer them to a mixing bowl.
          • Add space-themed seasonings such as garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, paprika, or any other seasoning of your choice to the bowl and mix until evenly coated.
          • Place the seasoned chickpeas in a serving dish or bowl shaped like a moon or a rocket ship.
          • Label the dish or bowl with a space-themed name card such as “Moon Rocks” or “Galactic Gems”.

          8. Starry Chips and Dip

          • Make tortilla chips from scratch using this recipe or buy tortillas.
          • Use a star-shaped cookie cutter to cut the tortilla chips into star shapes.
          • Prepare a dip that represents a galaxy or constellation. For example, you could mix different colored salsa to represent a colorful galaxy, or create a cream cheese dip with black beans and diced tomatoes to represent the stars in a constellation.
          • Serve the starry chips and dip together, and enjoy your space-themed snack!

          9. Interstellar Sliders

          • Interstellar Sliders are mini burgers with a twist.
          • Start with your favorite slider recipe. Here’s a good slider-style mini burger recipe.
          • Use a star-shaped cookie cutter to cut out the patties.
          • Arrange the patties in a shooting star shape on a platter.
          • Add toppings such as cheese, lettuce, and tomato to represent planets and stars.
          • Use toothpicks to add small flags with space-related words or phrases.
          • Serve with a side of “meteor fries” (french fries) or “comet tails” (carrot sticks) to complete the space-themed menu.

          10. Planet Puffs

          • Prepare puff pastry according to the recipe or package instructions.
          • Make a filling of your choice, such as cheese and bacon or spinach and feta, and cook it until done.
          • Roll out the puff pastry dough and cut out circles using a cookie cutter.
          • Spoon the filling onto each circle and fold the dough over to create a half-moon shape.
          • Use a fork to press down the edges and seal the filling inside.
          • Decorate each pastry to resemble a different planet, using food coloring, edible glitter, or other decorations.
          • Bake the pastries according to the recipe or package instructions, until golden brown and puffed.
          • Serve the planet puffs on a platter decorated with stars or other space-themed decorations.

          Conclusion To 10 Space Themed Snacks Your Kids Will Love

            Wow, those space themed snacks are truly out of this world! With these creative and fun ideas, you can make your kids’ party a blast that they’ll never forget.

            From Rocket Dogs to Alien Quesadillas, Cosmic Kabobs to Moon Rocks, your guests will be over the moon with delight. And don’t forget the Starry Chips and Dip and Planet Puffs, which are sure to transport your taste buds to another galaxy.

            With these space themed food ideas, you can make snack time an adventure that’s truly out of this world. So, get ready to blast off into flavor town and give your party-goers a truly stellar experience!

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