Do you want to celebrate the birthday of your loved one during Quarantine? Here is your birthday in the next 4-5 days, but you don’t want to miss the celebration as you do every year?    

Obviously, you can’t invite your friends/relatives for any kind of birthday bash at home and also you can’t go out for the celebration. But, it does not mean that this birthday will go silently without any enjoyment. There are several ways to enjoy anything, so when it comes to birthday during this quarantine time, let’s celebrate it in some different way than usual.

You can prepare dishes at your home and celebrate a birthday with your family. Like, you can prepare a cake at home, pizza, sandwich or anything based on what you want to cook or what your family loves the most to eat for this celebration.

You can make this birthday more delicious and unique by adding some amazing finger food recipes for a birthday bash at home. So, let’s try something different this time.

Finger Food Recipes for A Birthday Bash

  1. Mini Italian Pizza Bites
  2. Herbed Cheese Pinwheels
  3. Mini Vegetable Latkes
  4. Clams Casino
Finger Food Recipes for A Birthday Bash

Mini Italian Pizza Bites

No worries if you don’t want to prepare that large pizza for your party, you can go for the small version of the pizza in the form of mini Italian pizza bites. These delicious mini pizzas can have the toppings based on your choice, such as you can add meat or just veggies as per your taste. This is one of the most loved finger food recipes for a birthday bash.

Quick Stats:

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 20 squares


  • 350g of pizza dough
  • 4 tablespoons of prepared pesto
  • 2 cups of grated mozzarella cheese
  • 5-6 slices of prosciutto
Mini Italian Pizza Bites

Method to Prepare:

  • Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F.
  • Now, press the pizza dough on a flat surface with a little flour on it and make a circle with radius and thickness as per your choice.
  • Transfer this pizza dough on a baking pan and brush pesto all over the dough and sprinkle 1 cup of mozzarella over it.
  • Now, bake it until it turns golden, nearly about 5-7 minutes.
  • After this, spread prosciutto and sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of mozzarella cheese over it.
  • Bake it for another 6-7 minutes, or until the bottom of the crust turns golden.
  • Once prepared, let it cool for 5-10 minutes and cut into small pieces of 2-inch size.

Nutritional Value (Per Square): 

  • Calories: 65cal
  • Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 9mg
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 7g

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Herbed Cheese Pinwheels

No matter what you are thinking of preparing, if you add cheese, it would definitely be loved by everyone at your home. Due to this, these herbed cheese pinwheels are on the list of your finger food recipes for the birthday party. Moreover, you can easily customize this recipe as per your taste.

Quick Stats:

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 1 hour and 25 minutes
  • Servings: 16-18 pieces
Herbed Cheese Pinwheels


  • 1 frozen sheet of butter puff pastry, something like half of 450 g per kg
  • Half cup of jarred roasted red peppers, drained and chopped
  • Half cup of shredded cheese
  • 4-5 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4-5 tablespoons of thinly sliced basil leaves
  • 2-3 grated garlic cloves

Method to Prepare:

  • Take a paper-lined baking sheet and keep the pastry sheet on it.
  • Now, take a bowl and add red peppers, shredded cheese, Parmesan cheese, chopped basil leaves, and garlic and mix all together, and sprinkle them evenly over the pastry sheet.
  • Now, roll the pastry sheet tightly and wrap them in waxed paper and seal the ends. Keep it into the refrigerator for about one hour.
  • After one hour, you can remove the wax paper, slice the pastry into half an inch of thick pieces using a sharp knife.
  • Bake these pieces into an oven at 400 degrees F for about 20 minutes or until they turn golden.
  • You can serve it hot or at room temperature. Moreover, you can store these pinwheels in an airtight container for 2 days.

Nutritional Value (Per Piece): 

  • Calories: 73cal
  • Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 5g

Mini Vegetable Latkes

If you want to add something crispy and crunchy to your birthday party, and those too using vegetables, this recipe of mini vegetable latkes is a perfect idea. These latkes can be served with sour cream or lemon herb dip or any dip you have prepared at your home. These bite-sized finger foods are the classic staple to enjoy crispiness anytime you want.

Quick Stats:

  • Prep Time: 40 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 40 minutes
  • Servings: 10-12
Finger Food Recipes for A Birthday Bash


  • 2-3 potatoes
  • Half cup of grated carrots
  • Half cup of grated celery
  • Half cup of grated onion
  • Half cup of grated zucchini
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 5 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • Half teaspoon of salt or as per your taste
  • 2-3 pinches of black pepper
  • Vegetable oil for deep-frying

Method to Prepare:

  • Take potatoes and peel, grate, and squeeze out the excess liquid from them.
  • Now, take a large bowl, add potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, and zucchini and mix all these veggies.
  • Next, add beaten egg, all-purpose flour, salt, and black pepper and stir them all well.
  • Take a large deep skillet in which you can deep fry these latkes easily. Put enough oil for fry and let it hit on medium heat.
  • Now, drop this mixture using a spoon in the oil, about 1-inch apart. Turn them occasionally or until turn golden brown from all sides and their edges become crisp.
  • Now, transfer them on a baking sheet to drain. Serve them with any sauce that you will love with this crispy and addictive latkes.

Nutritional Value (Per Piece): 

  • Calories: 191cal
  • Fat: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 19g

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Clams Casino

Everyone at your home will surely love this classic appetizer of clams. If you have never had any such recipe before, make sure to give a great surprise to your family by preparing this delicious finger food. To make this recipe easier, the best idea is to steam clams as it will save your time and efforts both.

Quick Stats:

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 24 pieces
Finger Food Recipes for A Birthday Bash


  • 24 clams
  • 4-5 strips of chopped bacon
  • 1 chopped shallot
  • Half finely chopped jalapeno
  • Half cup of jarred red peppers
  • 1-2 teaspoons butter
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4-5 cups of bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley
  • Half teaspoon of grated lemon zest
  • 1-2 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt as per the taste

Method to Prepare:

  • Take a large saucepan and add scrubbed clams and about 1 cup of water and bring them to boil over high heat.
  • After this, cover with a lid and cook clams on medium heat for about 10-15 minutes, or until clams get opened.
  • Now, transfer the opened clams to a bowl and remove the top halves of shells and keep other halves aside.
  • Next, take a skillet and cook chopped bacon for about 5 minutes or until they turn a little crisp. Now, take out the bacon and keep aside to drain.
  • Now, cook shallot and jalapeno pepper for 4-5 minutes or until the shallot become soft. After this, add red peppers and minced garlic cloves and cook them by stirring continuously for nearly 1 minute. Add bacon, stir all, and set aside.
  • Now, take a small skillet and add butter in it. Next, cook bread crumbs over medium heat while stirring it occasionally until it turns light golden.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of parsley and lemon zest and stir for 1 minute. After this, take this out in another bowl and add grated parmesan cheese in it.
  • Take a large baking sheet and sprinkle salt over it.
  • Arrange clams and add 1-1 spoon of bacon mixture in all clams and then add half teaspoon of the bread crumb mixture over it.
  • Now, broil all of them until their topping turns golden, it may take nearly 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve these clams casino with parsley sprinkled over them.

Nutritional Value (Per Piece): 

  • Calories: 28cal
  • Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 9mg
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 1g

Final Words

Don’t let quarantine prevent you from the celebration of your loved one. With the help of these some of the best finger food recipes for a birthday bash, you can add a mood to this isolation period. So, enjoy a full-blown birthday bash at home with your family, of course, no outsider is allowed, with the delicious menu.