10 Kentucky Derby Eats

10 Kentucky Derby Eats
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10 Kentucky Derby Eats

Read on for tasty Kentucky Derby eats.

Classic Kentucky Mint Julep

You can't celebrate a Southern tradition like the Kentucky Derby without a classic Mint Julep cocktail!

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Kentucky Bourbon Puddings with Candied Pecans

This sweet pudding contains bourbon, candied pecans and whipped cream.

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Kentucky Hot Browns

This savory comfort dish works with grilled ham or turkey in a sandwich that's covered in cream sauce, tomatoes, bacon and cheddar cheese.

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Chocolate Walnut Kentucky Pie

Any event is greatly improved by pie.

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Kentucky Bourbon Balls

These Kentucky Bourbon Balls are a perfect dessert for parties—and they probably won't be around for very long.

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Kentucky Bourbon Cake

A hint of bourbon makes this cake sweet but sophisticated.

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Kentucky Hot Brown Sliders

Sliders are always a great choice for sporting events, and this spin is sure to please your guests.

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Roasted Pecans

Easy as pie! The perfect snack for hungry guests to munch on.

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Bourbon Pork Tenderloin

This pork tenderloin gets a boost of flavor from the bourbon.

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Bourbon Biscuits

These delightful biscuits will make for a great party dessert.

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If you're throwing a Kentucky Derby party, you won't just need huge fancy hats and polished getups to go with them—you'll want to serve excellent food in line with the theme. We gathered the best Kentucky Derby recipes from around the web so your race day get together can be a big hit.

Check out the slideshow above for the best Kentucky Derby eats from around the web.

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