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Yer guests will be wantin’ some grubb on board, so ya better get some tasty pirate birthday snacks ready fer em.

Arrr. Anyone fer peg-legs? Chicken, that is! Prepare breaded chicken leg shaped chicken tenders according to directions and serve in a treasure chest. A gold bowl is perfect fer the dippin’s.

Yer little mateys will be walkin’ the planks to get to the fixin’s when ya dish up some fish and chips. Prepare fish sticks and hush puppies or tater tots according to the directions.

Parrot food isn’t jest fer the birds. Glass fish bowls are perfect for gold fish snack crackers. Set a parrot beside the plunder if ye wish.

Wouldn’t want our little skippers getting’ the scurvy, would ye? Fruit is a must while on the high seas. Assemble apples, oranges, grapefruit, melons, grapes and strawberries on a large serving dish (sterling silver works great). Place a handful of colorful beads in the center or a pirate gobletwith grapes streaming out.

Fer the long voyage to Treasure Island, the buccaneers will need the grub to last. Dried fruit, beef jerky, and fruit leather strips are sure to keep ‘em in shipshape condition.

Pirate shaped cookie cutters can be used to make cookies from our basic sugar cookie recipe.

They can also be used for fun finger jello.

Every pirate is lookin’ fer escudos (gold). Gold coin candies can be displayed in a pirate hat or treasure chest. This is a huge hit amongst pirates of all sizes. Pirate suckers and skull and cross bone candies are also available.Pirates of the Caribbean fruit snack packs satisfy a little sailor’s sweet tooth.

Ready to weigh anchor, aye? Yer the captain, enjoy creating a table of fun food for the buckos.


Roll out the barrel! Yer mateys are sure to werk up a thrist with all tha fun they be havin’ at yer pirate birthday party. We have yer grog pirate’s punch recipes that’ll shiver the’r timbers. Arrrr!

Display yer drinks like ye would fer the Captain’s table. Yer punch can be served up in creative containers. Use a fish bowl for the parrot punch and perch a parrot beside it. Serve ye blood punch in a bucket. Ye can place a bloody hand nearby as a reminder of what happens when ye break the pirate rules.

Use yer nautical noggin and make ye a proud pirate’s beverage table. Scatter old bottles around the table and don’t forget a bottle of rum. Pirate eye patches can go around bottles or solid colored cups. Avast, there are tons of pirate decorations that wont cost a lot of urchins.

Don’t be a bilge rat, bring out the grog in style and have a barrel of fun as ye do it!



6 c. hot water

1 c. sugar

1 (12 oz.) lemonade

1 (12 oz.) orange juice

1 (46 oz.) can pineapple juice

1 qt. 7-up


Dissolve sugar in hot water. Add other ingredients. It can be frozen too!



1 (46 fluid ounce) can fruit punch

4 cups apple juice

1 (6 ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed

1 (6 ounce) can frozen pink lemonade concentrate, thawed

18 fluid ounces water

1 tablespoon red food coloring (optional)


In a large punch bowl combine all of the ingredients. Mix well.



2 (3 ounce) packages lime flavored gelatin mix

1 quart hot water

1 (46 fluid ounce) can pineapple juice

2 (12 fluid ounce) cans frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed

2 cups white sugar

4 1/2 cups cold water

2 liters ginger ale

In a large saucepan dissolve the gelatin in 1 quart of hot water. Cool.

Pour into a large punch bowl and stir in everything except Ginger Ale which is to be added just before serving.


Put a punch in yer punch by adding an ice ring.

Simply fill a gelatin bowl or bundt cake pan half full of water and freeze. Add yer fruit slices or even pirate skull and cross bone candy.

Fill ‘er the rest of the way up with water and freeze. Place in punch container jest b’fore serving. Ye can also make ice cubes the same way. Put ‘em in a pirate ship cooler or glass bowl.

Pirate birthday party paper cups are available as well as pirate goblets and pirate mugs.

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