Who doesn’t like an easy to make Independence Day Dessert? This super quick 4th of July Flag Platter could not be easier to put together.
It’s fun to make, fun to eat and your party guest will love it.
For a pretty patriotic table decoration to add to your party table, check out this red white and blue flower centerpiece.
Are you doing something special for the 4th of July? We love to have friends over for a summer barbecue.
If you are a foodie, you will love to see all of the national days in July that are devoted to food. It’s not just the 4th of July that gives us a reason to party!
Grilling parties need easy desserts, too, and this fun fruit flag platter is a patriotic, colorful and a healthy way to end the meal.
It is easy to prepare and the weather is so great that we want to be outside and don’t want to heat up the kitchen.
I spent the weekend on a friend’s farm and their blueberry plants had tons of berries. I came home with a big container of the berries just waiting to be used in my fruit flag platter.
Making the 4th of July flag platter
4 ingredients, a cookie sheet and a few minutes and this fun dessert is ready to take to your Independence day party.
My newly picked blueberries and mini marshmallows will make the stars. Fresh summer strawberries added the red stripes and yogurt covered pretzels were used for the white stripesLine the platter with wax paper and.combine the blueberries and mini marshmallows in a shallow dish for the “stars.”
Layer, layer, layer the stripes with strawberries and yogurt pretzels and you are done!
Once you have everything all lined up, your super cute American flag is ready to serve to your party guests. It is easy to take to parties, since it travels well.
What could be easier and more fun than making this dessert for your friends? It’s healthier than sweet cakes but the kids will still love to dig into it.
Not only is this adorable flag fruit platter fun to eat, it makes a super table decoration for your Memorial Day or 4th of July celebration.
Happy Independence Day everyone!!
Why not pin this image to Pinterest to remind you how to make this pretty fruit flag?
- 5 cups of fresh strawberries, diced
- 1/2 cups of blueberries
- 1/2 cup of mini marshmallows
- 3 cups of yogurt or white chocolate covered pretzels
- Wash the strawberries and allow to dry. Line a large platter with wax paper.
- Combine the blueberries and mini marshmallows in a bowl and place in a shallow dish on the top left corner of the platter.
- Lay out the strawberries and yogurt pretzels to represent the flag stripes. Enjoy
Serving Size:1/8th of the platter
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 120Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 81mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 3gSugar: 15gProtein: 6g
Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.