Derby Day Party Recipes

Derby Day Party Recipes 6For a modern spin on the classic mint julep, try this recipe for a beautiful and delicious Blackberry Mint Julep.

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Derby Day Party Recipes 3It doesn’t get more Southern than chicken and waffles, and these delicious (and adorable!) Chicken & Waffle Bites are perfect for a busy party.

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Derby Day Party Recipes 1The ideal combination of sweet and salty, these Brown Sugar + Brown Butter Derby Pecans are an essential Derby Day snack.

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Derby Day Party RecipesIf the Southern heat is getting to you, cool off with a refreshing glass of Lemonade with Cucumber & Mint.

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Derby Day Party Recipes 5These ooey-gooey Kentucky Derby Pie Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are the perfect celebratory treat!

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Derby Day Party Recipes 4Southern-style biscuit sandwiches, like these Smithfield Ham Angel Biscuits, are a great afternoon snack to enjoy during the races.

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Derby Day Party Recipes 7A classic Southern sipper, serve up a Brandy Old Fashioned behind the bar.

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The Kentucky Derby is on Sunday, and if you know us, we love finding any excuse to celebrate with a themed party! Not only is the Derby so much fun to watch, it’s the perfect kick-off to all things spring. To help put together the ideal Southern soirée, we’ve rounded up seven recipes to make your party complete.

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Author: Carly Hill

Raised in Northern Michigan, she now lives in NYC and splits her time working in social media, being a GG editor & exploring the city for the next best meal! Follow on Instagram