These Harry Potter recipes are perfect for a party or Harry Potter movie night! Grab the best wizarding foods, desserts, and drinks for an incredible movie night menu! You’ll love all of the Harry Potter snacks! Our favorites are the Butterbeer cupcakes, chocolate frogs, and edible wands!
We started reading Harry Potter over 20 years ago, and we fell in love with Hogwarts and the whole wizarding world! Full confession — we saw the 7th movie in theaters 5 times before saying goodbye. In our defense, the last time was only $2 at an IMAX theater, but still – we’re pretty obsessed.
We also love the amusement park, and we’ve been twice. We drank up every Butterbeer, snack, and treat that they had!
Now, you can create your own magical world with a Harry Potter movie night with these desserts and snacks!
Here are just a few of our favorite Harry Potter Snacks:
- Butterbeer cupcakes
- Sorting hat cupcakes
- Treacle tarts
- Pumpkin pasties
- Monster book cake
- Unicorn cake
- Rock cakes
- Wand pretzels
- HP chicken nuggets
- Pumpkin Juice
- Chocolate Frogs
- Polyjuice potion
Harry Potter Movie Night Desserts & Snacks
We've found the absolute best Harry Potter inspired cupcakes, treats, snacks, drinks to make your epic movie night menu.
We also put together a list of activities to make the night unforgettable.
Harry Potter Cupcakes
Easy Butterbeer Cupcakes
Bake these easy Butterbeer Cupcakes for your next Harry Potter themed party or event. A few choice pre-made ingredients help you magic up these cupcakes quicker than a House Elf!
Harry Potter Sorting Hat Cupcakes with Butterbeer Buttercream
Sorting Hat Cupcakes are immense fun for Harry Potter fans. Each brown sugar cupcake is filled with a stash of red, green, blue or yellow candy drops, (representing each of the 4 Hogwarts houses) which remain hidden under a swirl of butterbeer flavored buttercream until bitten into!
These owl cupcakes always remind us of Hedwig!
Harry Potter Desserts
You could serve these with orange and yellow sprinkles or do Hogwarts house colors as well!
Chocolate Frogs make their appearance in the first book and movie, and they are equally important for any Harry Potter party or movie night!
Boozy Butterbeer Fudge
Boozy Butterbeer Fudge is simply a must for Harry Potter fans during the holidays. The addition of Amarula makes it extra special.
Single Serve Butterbeer Mug Cake
Get ready for a marathon movie night with this single serving Butterbeer Mug Cake. It’s easy & delicious - just microwave!
Cauldron Cakes are no stranger to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and these delicious treats are as yummy as they are cute!
These cockroach clusters are such a simple recipe and fun to make!
Treacle Tarts have a lovely buttery flavor with a hint of citrus and a texture similar to Pecan Pie. Harry Potter loved them, & so will you!
Lemon Drop Candies
Dumbledore's favorite muggle candy was Lemon Drops! So naturally they needed to be included!
Harry Potter Pumpkin Pasties Recipe
Harry Potter’s famous pumpkin pasties sold in the Hogwarts Express – flaky crust and a delicious spicy-sweet pumpkin filling. One of the most famous recipes from the Harry Potter world: pasties with a sweet filling, which the young wizards can buy on their way to Hogwarts
No Churn Butterbeer Ice Cream
This easy No Churn Butterbeer Ice Cream is made with a few simple ingredients and without an ice cream maker!
Vegan Harry Potter Birthday Cake
The ultimate vegan Harry Potter Birthday Cake for all witches and wizards! Ultra rich vegan chocolate cake layered with caramel and vegan frosting!
Harry Potter Monster Book Treat
Fun edible Monster Book of Monsters with ice cream sandwiches. Easy for kids to make too!
Golden Snitch Truffles
The golden snitch is how you pretty much win a Quidditch match in the Harry Potter series. These truffles made with Oreo cookies are also a pretty sure-fire-way to win at any Harry Potter party!
Harry Potter Unicorn Cake
No Harry Potter movie night is complete without an awesome themed cake. This Harry Potter cake is easy to make and the perfect addition to your party!
Rock Cakes from Harry Potter (Rock Buns)
You can make Harry Potter Rock Cakes in your own kitchen! So quick and easy and DELICIOUS!
Harry Potter Party Food Pretzel Wands
If you want to have a Harry Potter party, you are going to love these Harry Potter party food pretzel wands! This easy Harry Potter Party food idea is sure to be a huge hit at your party!
Acid Pops from Honeydukes
Acid pops that will not burn a hole through your tongue. A Harry Potter inspired recipe for the popular candy sold by Honeydukes.
Savory Harry Potter Snacks
Marauders Map Apple Cheddar Quesadillas
These apple and cheddar quesadillas are the perfect sweet and savory combo. Use an edible marker to makeover into a fun Marauder's Map at lunchtime.
Homemade Harry Potter Chicken Nuggets
Accio nuggets! This homemade chicken nugget recipe is healthy, easy to make, and perfect for your favorite Potter fan!
Chicken and Mushroom Pies for Harry Potter
Celebrate everything Harry Potter with these classic British chicken and mushroom savory pies. They are individually portioned, just like the ones Harry enjoys in the books and movies.
Harry Potter Drinks
Lightly spiced apple cider is blended with apricot nectar and pumpkin puree to bring all of the best Fall flavors into one drink!
This recipe makes about ten 8-ounce cups - perfect for your next fall party, Harry Potter themed birthday, or Halloween.
Non Alcoholic Harry Potter Butterbeer
Kids will love making this Harry Potter Butterbeer! A mug of Butterbeer is magic indeeed!
Alcoholic Butterbeer hails from the Harry Potter books. A few of these will have adults squeal in delight, enjoying the punchy soda cream base finished off with boozy cream on top.
Love Potion Punch
Love Potions also play a role in Harry Potter, and this one is alcoholic so it's perfect for all ages!
Polyjuice Potion Recipe
Death Eater's Draught - Pomegranate Bourbon Cocktail
Make a Starbucks run and order a Butterbeer or a Hogwarts' House Frappuccino!
Hosting a Harry Potter Party with Activities
Along with a magical feast, you may want to have an activity for the party!
Below are a few ideas to help you host your own Harry Potter movie night or party!
Easy Harry Potter Party Game
Check out these amazing Harry Potter party games and Harry Potter decoration ideas – they are cheap to set up and will delight budding witches and wizards!
FREE Harry Potter Printable Activities
Keep your kids entertained with these awesome Harry Potter printable activities! Includes a word search, word scramble and Hogwarts House Challenge!
Free Brush Lettering Worksheet
Practice your hand lettering skills with this free printable Harry Potter brush lettering worksheet. Wherever you’re just starting out or you’ve been lettering for years, these hand lettering sheets will help you improve your lettering skills AND allow yourself to unwind for a moment!
Make Cauldron Bath Bombs
Give your little Harry Potter fan the best bath ever with cauldron bath bombs! This is a magical bath even a muggle will love!
Harry Potter Tea Party
Enjoy a magical Harry Potter Tea Party that includes a pitcher of homemade Butter Beer and other food inspired from the movies. Harry Potter fans will love this fun themed party.
Magical Harry Potter Party Ideas Any Muggle Can Pull Off
Looking for fun but easy DIY Harry Potter party ideas? This Harry Potter birthday party was pulled together in just one week...so you know you can make these decorations! This is the perfect party theme for kid of all ages. Check out the Harry Potter themed food at the Honeydukes candy buffet, the creative Harry Potter party decorations, and more!
Test out your knowledge with this fun trivia game!
11 Other Harry Potter Snack Ideas
- Gryffindor Grapes – Red
- Hufflepuff Popcorn – Yellow
- Slytherin Gummy Worms – Green
- Ravenclaw Blueberries – Blue
- Licorice Wands — They are a must for every house!
- Charms – Serve up candy wands or buy chocolate wands!
- Potions – Create bath bombs as an activity! It’ll be like making a potion and the fizzing change will be like Transfiguration class!
- History of Magic – We love these chocolate covered ghosts to tell us the history of Hogwarts!
- Defense Against the Dark Arts – We love these mini Voldemorts! Too cute and delicious!
- Astronomy – Galaxy popcorn is perfect for a star gazing class!
- Herbology – Grab a veggie platter and serve!
- Flying lessons – Take a spin on a cheese and pretzel broomstick or grab the golden snitch!
If you’re out and about, you’ll also love these tips to on How to Order a Butterbeer Recipe Off Starbucks Secret Menu! We also shared 7 other secret drinks you can get including a Slytherin Frappuccino!
We hope these Harry Potter recipes help you host a great movie night or Halloween party with your family and friends! After all, a movie night with the entire family is the perfect way to spend a night a home!
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