15 Sweet + Savory Late-Night Wedding Snacks
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15 Sweet + Savory Late-Night Wedding Snacks

Nothing ruins a rad reception faster than tired, hungry wedding guests. Sure, they may have feasted on cake earlier in the night, but hours of sipping signature cocktails and busting a move can definitely take their toll. Luckily, a couple late-night snacks will help keep everyone rocking out straight into the wee hours. From pancakes and syrup to sliders and fries, there’s no shortage of sweet or savory comfort foods you can have your caterer dish up. Pick your favorites, and get ready for one epic after party.

1. Pancakes + Syrup: Partying until daybreak can trigger some serious breakfast cravings. Pancakes and mini pitchers of syrup will hold your friends over until it’s time to hit up the morning-after brunch. (via Ifong Chen)

2. Chicken + Waffle Sliders: For a hint of breakfast with a more savory twist, chicken and waffles are the ultimate down-home delight. (via Food, Folks and Fun)

3. No-Bake Marshmallow Cheesecake Shooters: Missed the last call for alcohol? Don’t worry, because these sweet shooters are even better than booze. (via Big Bear’s Wife)

4. Donuts + Strawberry Shakes: Pair mini strawberry shakes with donuts for a spectacular late-night sugar rush. (via @toccotenero)

5. Popcorn: Planning a Hollywood-inspired wedding? Popcorn served hot and buttery in customized bags is a classic snack that’s sure to impress every last VIP. (via Jose Villa Photography)

6. Sliders + Fries: Whether you ask your caterer to fire up the grill or bring in your favorite food truck, sliders and fries are a late-night match made in gastronomical heaven. (via Melani Lust Photography)

7. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches + Tomato Soup: Warm guests’ souls by giving two rainy day faves – grilled cheese sammies and tomato soup – a marvelous mini makeover. (via Jen + Ashley Photography)

8. Piñata Cookies: Who says piñatas are only for kids? Break one out during the reception, then kick off the after-party by passing around these colorful, M&M-filled sugar cookies. (via SheKnows)

9. Seven-Layer Dip: Holy guacamole! Seven-layer dip adds instant spice to your night. (via Pink Pistachio)

10. Tacos + Margaritas: While Taco Tuesday might be a distant college memory, you can still serve the iconic late-night food at your wedding. These teeny versions, presented alongside limes and mini margaritas, look classy enough for any fancy fête. (Melani Lust Photography)

11. Cookies + Milk: Bite-sized chocolate chip cookies and ice cold milk make for an especially “heart-y” snack. (via Hostess with the Mostess)

12. Churros: Tiny churros deliver cinnamon, spice and everything nice. Serve ’em alongside a chocolate dipping sauce to really take things to the next level. (via Anna Kuperberg)

13. S’mores: Make sure you’ve got seconds on hand, ‘cause guests will definitely want s’more of everyone’s favorite campfire treat. (via Elizabeth Messina)

14. Buttermilk Biscuits: Close out the night with some greasy-good eats. Turkey- and ham-stuffed biscuits never disappoint. (via Andi Mans Photography)

15. Coffee + Donuts: No snoozing allowed! Coffee and donut holes will keep everyone wide awake and partying hard. (via Harwell Photography)

What are your favorite late-night nibbles? Share some tasty snack ideas below!