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No-Mess Picnic Foods


The Mansions at Spring Creek, Garland, TX  Enjoy the weather by getting outside and having a picnic this month! We've got some no-mess picnic food ideas for you to try out.

Welcome back to The Mansions at Spring Creek Blog! Having a picnic is a great spring and summertime activity that allows you to enjoy being outdoors while at the same time indulging in some great food! Try having a picnic with some friends from our apartment community this month at one of the local Garland parks we highlighted in our last blog post. Read on for some no-mess picnic food ideas.


Turkey and Cucumber Salad Wraps from Delish

These wraps are easy to make and perfectly portable. Ingredients needed to make them include mayonnaise, mango chutney, pepper, cantaloupe, seedless cucumber, fresh cilantro leaves, flour tortillas or wraps, deli smoked turkey, and mixed greens.


Apple Hand Pies from Brown Eyed Baker

Portable and delicious, these hand pies can be eaten without the need for any utensils. To make them, you will need flour, salt, unsalted butter, sour cream, lemon juice, ice water, apples, granulated sugar, ground cinnamon, egg yolk, water, and coarse sugar.


Rainbow Fruit Skewers from BBC Good Food

Enjoy fresh fruit on a stick in a colorful array that mimics that of a rainbow. You will need long wooden skewers, fresh raspberries, strawberries, tangerine segments, peeled mango, pineapple chunks, kiwi fruit chunks, green grapes, red grapes, and blueberries.


Homemade Ham and Cheese Pockets from Sally’s Baking Addiction

These portable ham and cheese pockets are filled with plenty of cheesy goodness and the perfect amount of ham. To make them, you will need active dry yeast, warm water, all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, olive oil, salt, eggs, shredded cheddar cheese, and deli or cubed ham.


Fresh Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecake Bars from Kraft

These fresh raspberry-lemon cheesecake bars are sweet, simple, and easy to make. We recommend toting these raspberry-lemon cheesecake bars to your next picnic. Trust us — your friends and guests will love this dessert!


What are your go-to picnic dishes and recipes? Where is your favorite picnic place in the Spring, TX area? Share with us in the comments. Happy picnicking!