Oktoberfest is on the horizon! 16 days of beer, fun and food. It’s the largest funfair in the entire world – and they are SERIOUS about the beer.
But I’m not really one for beer, friends. I can count the ones I thought were tasty on one hand.
But that doesn’t mean that I don’t understand the deep and abiding love that folks have for beer. I have friends and loved ones who are beer connoisseurs, who insist that beers are chocolately and taste like coffee or various fruits and berries (when they certainly do not).
They’ve tried to educate and impart to me their love of porters, stouts and IPAs. It hasn’t sunk in, despite their best efforts. But what if there was a way to please beer-lovers and beer-not-so-much-lovers? What if the was to drink your beer and eat it too?
You can totes do that! Here’s a list of delicious items that celebrate that culmination of the fermentation process. Make these super-fun and super-delicious items for your own home-based Oktoberfest!
These cute little beer mugs are filled to the brim with decadent Bailey’s Irish Cream ganache!
Despite the name, you don’t have to be a dude to enjoy these heavenly cakes. Just combine candied bacon and your favorite brew with Bisquick, eggs and brown sugar.
Beer brining the chicken seals in all the juices and delicious flavor! I hope you’re hungry.
Beer and whiskey add flavorful dimensions of yum to this barbeque chicken slider recipe.
Betty Crocker SuperMoist devil’s food cake mix and stout beer make for a rich, delicious cupcakey base. Top ‘em off with Irish cream-infused buttercream frosting and indulge in all the yum!
Corned beef, sauerkraut and warm melted cheese are cuddled up inside a crispy crunchy wonton wrapper, just waiting to be dipped in a Guinness and brown sugar reduction.
Guinness adds a lot of bold flavor to this thick and hearty chili. Perfect for the fall!
These are the savory-est, beer-cheesiest, most macaroni-ed cupcakes ever conceived of by humankind! Please enjoy responsibly. You can increase the flavor even more by adding bratwurst slices or popcorn to your plate.
No, you’ve not been teleported to Merry Old England – it’s just going to taste that way. The sriracha dipping sauce is spice so nice for all the golden flaky goodness.
“What?!” You are saying. “That’s just crazy!” I think you mean crazy-genius. Your taste buds will thank you.
I know this might sound a little weird, but I promise it’s actually amazing. It’s beer and buffalo wing flavor in a mighty bready formation!
You know the song these awesome little cakes reminded me of – and that’s all we’re gonna say about that. Betty Crocker SuperMoist triple chocolate fudge cake mix and a stout ganache will have you saying, “Let’s have a party”.
Just take Progresso Recipe Starters Creamy Three Cheese cooking sauce, add a little beer and even more cheese, and you’re well on your way to a flavorful and super-easy appetizer that’s ready in minutes.
Just replace the root beer with actual beer for an adultified version of a childhood favorite!