21 Delicious Recipes Just for Dad


Cook something special for Father’s Day this year by making any of these delicious recipes perfect for breakfast in bed, brunch, dinner and even dessert.  Your father, dad, or grandfather would love to eat any of these yummy recipes for Father’s Day!

Create a new Father’s Day tradition or do a simple activitiy with your kids with these awesome crafts! Use these pictured instructions to make gifts, activitieseasy craftsfree printablesdessertspresents kids to make, and printable Father’s Day cards.

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Breakfast in Bed

Decorate Doughnuts for Dad

1.  Decorate Doughnuts for Dad ~ This is an extra yummy way to wake up dad this Fathers Day! These Decorated Doughnuts look scrumptious and you can make them too with this recipe! The letters are made using cookie cutters and the kids can decorate them for a personalized breakfast!  How cool is that?!

Maple Bacon Pancakes

2.  Maple Bacon Pancakes ~ Kid-friendly and gruntworthy, this Maple Bacon recipe is easy to whip up, and is absolutely delicious, especially topped with maple bacon pieces.

Candied Smoked Chipotle Bacon

3.  Candied Smoked Chipotle Bacon ~ Less mess when you bake bacon instead of fry it. Use your favorite thick cut chipotle smoked bacon slices.

Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

4.  Bacon Cinnamon Rolls ~ Add bacon strips to homemade cinnamon rolls or you can use Pillsbury Grand’s cinnamon rolls.


Fried Egg Cheesy Veggie Homefries Skillet

5.  Fried Egg Cheesy Veggie Homefries Skillet ~ This recipe for Father’’s Day hash is a wonderful hearty and veggie packed meal.  And boy does this hash have it all!  Potatoes, eggs, bell peppers, zucchini and onions.  Talk about a hearty way to start of Father’s Day.

Crisp Ham and Egg Cups

6. Crisp Ham and Egg Cups ~ This delicious recipe is easy enough to let the kids make dad for breakfast while Mom watches and dad sleeps in.

Spinach and Bacon Hash Brown Quiche

7.  Spinach and Bacon Hash Brown Quiche ~ A delicious quiche that has a hash brown crust instead of the traditional kind.


Jameson Whiskey Bleu Cheese Burger

8.  Jameson Whiskey Bleu Cheese Burger  ~ What dad won’t love to sink their teeth into this juicy burger?  The bleu cheese burger is slathered with whiskey glaze, guinness cheese sauce and topped with crispy onions.

Fall off the Bone BBQ Ribs

9.  Fall off the Bone BBQ Ribs ~ Make your special man these mouth watering Restaurant Style Baby Back Ribs for Father’s Day.  They are so tender the meat will be falling off the bones!

Pulled Pork Sliders with Crunchy Onions

10.  Pulled Pork Sliders with Crunchy Onions ~ These Pulled Pork Sliders with Crunchy Onions are so quick and easy to make you’ll be surprised. Seriously! If you’re planning a Father’s Day dinner, Super Bowl party, game day or other gathering these sliders would make a terrific addition to your menu. They’re the perfect finger food that will fly off your table.

Dogs for Dad

11.  Dogs for Dad ~ An ordinary hot dog gets kicked up a notch with these gourmet flavors that include, mango salsa, greek, mac n’ cheese, chicago, breakfast and guacamole.

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

12.  Buttermilk Fried Chicken ~ I promise you if you follow the steps in this Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe, you are going to have people doing two things. They are going to beg you for the recipe and they will ask you to make/bring the Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe to every potluck, school function, BBQ, picnic or anything else where you are expected to bring food!

Buttermilk Ranch Mac and Cheese

13.  Buttermilk Ranch Mac and Cheese ~ A hearty rich and creamy macaroni and cheese recipe that combines bacon, ranch seasoning, buttermilk, monterey jack cheese and gouda cheese.


Lawnmower Cupcakes

14.  Lawnmower Cupcakes ~ Assorted candy pieces transform an ordinary cupcake into an adorable lawnmower cupcake.

Mini BBQ Cupcakes

15.  Mini BBQ Cupcakes ~ These cupcakes are so cute and look totally scrumptious! Using different candies you create cupcakes perfect for a dad who loves to grill! And lets be honest, most do!

Father's Day Fruit Pizza

16.  Father’s Day Fruit Pizza ~ Decorate a fruit pizza into a neck tie that’s perfect for celebrating Father’s Day.

Father's Day Brownies17.  Steak Brownie {free printable} ~ Rare or well done?  Cook up a batch of steak-shaped brownies for dad this Father’s Day!  The printable is free to download and print.

Gone Fishing Cupcakes

18.  Gone Fishing Cupcakes ~ These cupcakes are so cute and look totally scrumptious! Using candy melts you create cupcakes perfect for a dad who loves to fish! And lets be honest, most do!

 Chocolate Stout Cake

19.  Chocolate Stout Cake ~ Three moist and delicious chocolate stout cake filled with Dulce de Leche and frosted with vanilla bean buttercream.

Father’s Day Cookie Cut Outs

20.  Father’s Day Cookie Cut Outs {free stencil} ~ You won’’t have to worry about dad taking this gift back to the store or never using it.  Instead, he can gobble it right up!

Father's Day Cake Pops

21.  Father’s Day Cake Pops ~Instead of another patterned tie or pair of slippers, melt your Dad’s heart with these Father’s Day Cake Pops made especially for him for Father’s Day!  They are decorated with Wilton’s mustache candies and washi tape is cut into a neck tie.

We all know that “Daddy’s love TIES us together!”  {snicker}  If you’re looking for even more home made gifts to make for dad, also check out Tip Junkie’s 2015 Homemade Gift Guide for Men for even more homemade gift patterns.


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