Easy Father's Day Recipes + Cocktails

From healthy options to sweet treats, try our easy recipes and cocktails that any dad will love.

  • Tex-Mex Cowboy Breakfast Skillet

    Cowboy Breakfast Skillet

    Start Father's Day off right by serving Dad breakfast in bed. This Tex-Mex-inspired breakfast gets its flavor from jalapeños, beans and fire-roasted tomatoes. Get the recipe>>

  • Pizza Hand Pies

    Pizza Hand Pies

    Make his favorite food easy to eat. These pizza hand pies are great as an appetizer or as a meal. Fill them with his favorite toppings and serve with marinara dipping sauce. Get the recipe>>

  • Stout Pancakes

    Start his day off right with a sweet and salty breakfast. The secret ingredient in these pancakes — stout! Get the recipe>>

  • Ale Pretzel Caramels

    The surprise ingredient in these soft caramel chews is beer. The distinct ale flavor combined with sweet caramel will have Dad coming back for more. Get the recipe>>

  • White Negroni Cocktail

    White Negroni Cocktail

    This cocktail is the perfect drink for the trendy, sophisticated dad. Unexpected bitters give it a punch of flavor. Get the recipe>>

  • Grilled Citrus Herb Branzino

    For a healthy treat, give Dad grilled citrus herb branzino for dinner. The fish is packed with citrus flavor; serve it with parsley radish salad for a colorful summertime meal. Get the recipe>>

  • Chocolate Tea Biscuit Cake

    This chocolate cake is fit for royalty. The tea biscuits and rich chocolatey flavor resemble Prince William's groom cake — your dad will love being treated like a prince. Get the recipe>>

  • Parmesan and Leek Sourdough Stuffing

    Sourdough Stuffing With Parmesan and Leeks

    The vegetarian dad will be getting seconds of this sourdough stuffing recipe. The bread absorbs the right amount of flavor from the Parmesan and leeks. Get the recipe>>

  • Cocoa Freeze Cocktail

    Cocoa Freeze Cocktail

    This frozen hot chocolate recipe will be sure to cool off Dad from the summer heat. Add tequila or Kahlua and finely chopped chocolate for a rich flavor. Get the recipe>>

  • Beer Cheese Dip

    Beer Cheese Dip

    This year, give Dad the perfect snack to accompany his favorite beer. This beer cheese dip gets its spicy flavor from horseradish sauce. Serve it with pretzel sticks or on top of toasted crostinis as an appetizer. Get the recipe>>

  • Greek Chicken-Stuffed Pitas

    Greek Chicken-Stuffed Pita

    Who doesn't love a pita-bread sandwich? Serve this chicken recipe with tzatziki sauce made with nonfat Greek yogurt for a healthier approach Dad will thank you for. Get the recipe>>

  • Frozen Mint Julep Cocktail

    Frozen Mint Julep

    The Southern dad will love this mint julep cocktail. Make it in the blender with ice for a refreshing summer treat. Get the recipe>>

  • Salt-Encrusted Branzino

    Salt-Encrusted Branzino

    Making branzino may seem overwhelming, but even a novice cook can successfully make this recipe. The encrusted salt gives the fish its flavor without drying it out. Get the recipe>>

  • Stout Caramel Corn

    Plan a movie night and serve a delicious popcorn recipe. This salted caramel popcorn — flavored with stout — will be Dad's new favorite treat. Get the recipe>>

  • Pina Colada Baked Doughnuts

    Baked Piña Colada Doughnuts

    The glaze on these doughnuts is infused with pineapple juice for an extra-flavorful bite. Bake them instead of frying for a healthier treat. Get the recipe>>

  • Pub-Style Pretzels and Beer Cheese

    Pub-Style Pretzels

    Make your dad feel as if he's hanging out at his favorite pub. Serve these delicious, salty pretzels with beer cheese sauce and his beer of choice. Get the recipe>>

  • Frozen Orange Cocktail

    Frozen Orange Cocktail

    This cocktail gets its potency from orange-flavored French liqueur and vanilla-infused vodka. Orange sherbet adds a rich, fruity flavor, masking the taste of the alcohol. Get the recipe>>

  • Coca-Cola Cupcake With Salted PB Frosting

    Soda gives this cupcake its rich, full flavor. Top it with salted peanut butter frosting for a sweet and salty bite. Get the recipe>>

  • Wed Wabbit Cocktail

    Bloody Mary With a Twist

    Carrot juice gives this classic Bloody Mary recipe a fun twist. Add cherry tomatoes and yellow pepper slices as garnish for a delicious treat Dad will love to drink while relaxing. Get the recipe>>

  • Irish Coffee

    Irish Mexican Coffee

    Surprise Dad with Irish coffee topped with whiskey-infused whipped cream. Just make sure he doesn't operate any heavy machinery after drinking this warm cocktail. Get the recipe>>

  • Blue Moon Cupcakes

    Blue Moon Beer Cupcake

    The main ingredient in this cupcake recipe is Blue Moon beer. The orange-amber flavor adds a tangy twist to the sweet taste of the cupcake. Get the recipe>>

  • Irish Nacho Dip

    Nacho Dip

    This hearty dip is packed with flavor. Whipping up this dip is easy — all it requires is mixing! Get the recipe>>

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