8 delish edible wedding favors from foods with cult followings

You may be thinking about giving out some yummy edible favors at your wedding. Maybe with a local flair (salt water taffy, deep dish pizza, local coffee)? But there are some food brands that just give everyone heart eyes emojis at first glance. These cult food brands lend a bit of nostalgia, a little bit of gluttony, and will not go to waste or get left on the table (even if you want them to!). Let's peek at some of my favorite cult food brands that make great edible wedding favors…


Are you having an "East Coast Style" reception with dancing FIRST?

A lot of American wedding receptions follow this formula: a grand entrance followed by a meal, speeches, and finally dancing. But in what's been dubbed an "East Coast Style" reception, dancing happens right away with intermittent boogie-ing down between meal courses, too! It sounds pretty rad to me and gets everyone out of their seats and into mingle and mix mode right away.

Give your guests "face time" with cardboard cut-outs of your gorgeous mugs

When you're determined that everyone at your wedding can get some real face time with you, employ the use of some fakes! Yep, we're talking cardboard cut-outs of your mugs for use in photos, on the dance floor, and just for general fun.

Brianne and Dale had big cut-outs of their faces looking hilariously stern that were passed around so that everyone could get a little one-on-one with the newlyweds.

Check out this gender-neutral "love for everyone" alternative bouquet toss

Julia and Ben had a wedding in Berkeley with a taco buffet, sangria, homemade beer, and rainbow bridesmaids. But one detail we (and the bride!) hardcore loved was her "love for everyone" alternative bouquet toss. It was inclusive, full of sentiment and gratitude for everyone, and just a rad way to celebrate the guests without weirding anyone out with categories or gender or single/married people. Want to hear about it? Here's what Julia told us about it…