FOOD & BEVERAGES

After running around and participating in the Star Wars games the kids will get hungry. Here are a couple easy Star Wars themed food and drink options.

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Vader-ade

Very simple! Just buy red (Darth Vader uses red lightsaber) Gatorade in bottle form and replace label with your own or buy large quantity and pour into a beverage dispenser. You could also use Kool-aid instead.

You could also buy red, green, and blue Gatorade.
Red = Vader-ade
Green = Yoda Soda
Blue = Jedi Juice

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Bantha Milk

There are various recipes for this drink on the internet but this is the easiest way to make it.

2% Milk with a few drops of blue food coloring.
Be sure to serve with some cookies.

What is a Bantha? Find out here.

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Yoda Soda

Ingredients:
Lime sherbet
Lemon-lime soda (7Up, Sprite, etc.)
Lime wedges (optional)

Directions:
For each serving, in a tall glass put two scoops of lime sherbet in the bottom. Pour one cup of lemon-lime soda to create the swamp-like fizz. Mix lightly to distribute the green color. Garnish with a wedge of lime. Serve immediately.
Source: HiCookery.com

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Han-burgers

Little teriyaki beef sliders

– 1 pound ground beef
– 1 garlic clove, minced
– 1/4 teaspoon minced ginger
– 4 Tablespoons brown sugar
– 1/3 cup soy sauce
– 1 Tablespoons Mirin
– 1/4 teaspoon pepper
– sweet bread rolls
– In a medium bowl whisk the garlic, ginger, brown sugar, soy sauce, mirin and pepper.
– Add the ground beef into the bowl with the sauce – keep mixing it with your hands until it’s nice and juicy and combined.
– Shape the meat into 8 small patties. Sprinkle with a little salt and pepper, then grill or pan fry until cooked through.
– Serve with tomatoes, cheese, lettuce, whatever you like, on a sweet bread roll.

Source:  JustJennRecipes.com

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OB1 Kabob-ies

Quickly add strawberries, green grapes, purple grapes, blueberries to wood skewers. It’s healthy, quick, and fun for the kids to eat. Could use grilled chicken and veggies instead.

Source: TipJunkie.com

You can also make Lightsaber Kabobs using just grapes (green or purple).
Click here for instructions.

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Lightsaber Pretzels

Ingredients:
Pretzel Rods
Red, Green, or Blue Candy Wafer Melts (microwavable)

Directions:
Melt the wafers, dip the pretzels in the melt, put them on non-stick cookie sheet and cool in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Source: IShouldBeMoppingTheFloor.com

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Cookies

The easiest option for making cool Star Wars cookies is to buy Star Wars cookie cutters from William and Sonoma or Pretty House.

William and Sonoma (sold via Amazon)
Cost: $20
Includes Death Star, X-Wing, TIE Fighter, and Millennium Falcon

Pretty House (sold via Amazon)
Cost: $30
Includes Darth Vader, Yoda, Boba Fett and a stormtrooper.

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Yoda Green Tea Oreos

If you are looking for something a little more challenging you can make these delicious Yoda oreo cookies. Serve with Bantha Milk.

Source: JustJennRecipes.com

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Cake

An easy way to turn any cake into a Star Wars themed kids party cake is to use mini figures or symbols on top of a plain sheet cake.

After making a wish and blowing out the candles, mini figures make a great gift to the birthday boy or girl, party game prizes, or party favors.

Here are a couple of mini figures you can put on top of the cake:
X-Wing with Death Star
Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker
Lego Star Wars Characters

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Darth Vador Cake

If you want to do something a little more unique you can make this Darth Vader shaped cake. Just buy the cake pan and follow the provided directions.

Cost: $8-$14

Seller: Amazon

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Cupcakes

Make or buy cupcakes and put in cupcake toppers. Use mini cupcakes for very young children since they have trouble eating normal size cupcakes.

Make your own toppers:
CraftyLand.com

Buy toppers:
Star Wars Molded Party Rings
Star Wars Light Saber Cupcake Picks
Lego Star Wars Cupcake Toppers
Star Wars Cupcake Toppers

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Other Food Ideas

Here are a couple more ideas for Star Wars related snacks for the party.

  • Lea Buns (Cinnamon rolls)
  • Princess Lays (Chips)
  • Wookie-Cookies (Any cookie)
  • Hans-Rolos (Rolo candies)
  • Hutt Dogs (Hot dogs)
  • Ewok Treats (Animal crackers)
  • Vador Tators (Any form of potatoes)
  • Thermal Detonators (Cheese puffs or malted milk balls)
  • Palpatine Pizza
  • Padawan Popcorn
  • Death Star Donuts (Donut Holes)