Kentucky Derby Recipes

These Kentucky Derby recipes are worthy of the winner’s circle! Pour yourself a mint julep, then flip through our appetizers, mains and desserts for a first-place party spread.

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How to Throw the Perfect Kentucky Derby Party

You can bet on a good time at this Kentucky Derby party. Pastel embellishments, homemade mint juleps and a themed game make for thoroughbred fun.

Kentucky Hot Brown Sliders

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These Kentucky hot brown sliders are perfect for derby parties, though I serve them at parties throughout the year. A...


37 Recipes for Your Derby Day Buffet

Fill your plate (and your glass) with these southern classics before your favorite horse runs for the roses. Win or...


Blueberry Iced Tea

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I enjoy coming up with new ways to use my slow cooker in the kitchen. If it’s going to take...


Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Cheesecake

This Kentucky bourbon pecan cheesecake will wow your guests and your taste buds. Serve in spring during the Kentucky Derby...

We Made an Authentic Kentucky Bourbon Cake

Even if you can't make it to Churchill Downs for the Derby, be sure to celebrate in style. Put on...


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The Best Kentucky Derby Appetizers

Whether you're in it for the hats, the race or the food, the Kentucky Derby is an exciting event!...

Hot Brown Turkey Casserole

6 reviews

If you've ever tried the Hot Brown Sandwich at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky, you'll love this version. It...


Mint Julep

4 reviews

It wouldn't be Kentucky Derby Day without this mint julep recipe! But, really, this Kentucky Derby mint julep recipe is...


Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie

21 reviews

When my fiance first made this chocolate bourbon pecan pie for me, I declared it to be the best pie...


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Kentucky Pecan Pie

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This rich, dense Kentucky pecan pie recipe is perfect for your next party. It features a delicious dark chocolate filling...

Dark Chocolate Bourbon Balls

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Remember the days at Grandma and Grandpa's house when you made these wonderfully traditional treats? We love these Kentucky Derby...


Seafood Jambalaya

My neighbor always gave me a container of this jambalaya when he made it. My family fought over it. I...


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Pecan Pie Bars

53 reviews

These pecan pie bars are rich and delicious - just like pecan pie! They're perfect for taking to potlucks and...


Bubbly Champagne Punch

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This champagne punch, served at my wedding, continues to this day to be the elegant drink we serve at special...


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50 Kentucky Derby Desserts

Feel like you're at Churchill Downs with these fun and festive Kentucky Derby desserts. Full of pecans, chocolate, bourbon...