Patriotic Recipe Ideas

These Patriotic recipe ideas will get your holiday entertaining off to a great start.

The Fourth of July is such a fun time to have friends over.  Many people have the day off, so it gives us a chance to entertain in the middle of the week during the day, which is always fun. These patriotic recipe ideas have you covered in the food department.  From appetizers to desserts, there is something for all your patriotic friends.25 Patriotic recipe ideas for the 4th of July - alwaystheholidays.con

Do you have some rod pretzels on hand?  Just a few extra ingredients will have these pretzel rods doing double duty as a patriotic red white and blue appetizer. Get the recipe on Real Coake.

Patriotic pretzel rods from realcoake.com

Feeling like having friends for breakfast on the Fourth?  Colorful red, white and blue M & Ms plus old fashioned oats, honey and other ingredients come together to make these patriotic granola bars.  See how to make them on Life Over Cs.
Patriotic granola bars from lifeovercs.com

Popsicles for breakfast on the 4th of July?  Yes, PLEASE!!  These yogurt oatmeal breakfast parfait popsicles can be eaten for breakfast of for dessert. Now that is what I call patriotic!  See how to make the over at Jess Explains it All.

Yogurt patriotic breakfast parfait popsicles from jessexplainsitall.com

How bright and colorful these 4th of July strawberries are Gather up your Cool Whip and blue sprinkles and these will be ready in a flash.  Get the recipe on Crafty Morning.

4th of July strawberries from craftymorning.com

It isn’t just snacks and desserts that can be done for patriotic recipe ideas for the 4th of July entertaining.  Mother nature has lots of colorful red, white and blue in her arsenal!  Just use strawberries, blueberries and mini marshmallows to add to a garden salad for a fun and healthy touch. See this and many easy 4th of July decorating ideas at The Gardening Cook.
Red white and blue patriotic garden salad from thegardeningcook.com

Popcorn is always a fun treat for the kids, but combine it with colorful red white and blue M & Ms and some almond bark and you have a match made in Patriotic recipe heaven.  See how to make it on This Girl’s Life Blog.

Patriotic popcorn from thisgirlslifeblog.com

These patriotic no bake cake batter truffles are easy to put together and they are the prefect bite of 4th of July sweetness.  See how to make them on Who Needs a Cape.

Patriotic no bake truffles from whoneedsacape.com

For a patriotic sweet ending, combine blueberries, raspberries and mini marshmallows into a Fourth of July fruit cake. It’s easy to put together and makes a light ending to your party. See the tutorial on The Gardening Cook.

Patriotic fruit flag from thegardeningcook.comFresh strawberries and blueberries are plentiful around the time of the 4th of July.  For a patriotic recipe idea, put them together to top a red white and blue cheesecake and you will have the perfect summertime party dessert. Get the recipe on Creations by Kara.Berry Cheesecake for the 4th of July from creationsbykara.com

No party on the 4th of July would be complete without some adult beverages. These Pop Rock Rimmed cocktails not only look the patriotic part but taste great too. Find out how to make them on Pizzazzerie

Pop Rocks Rimmed cocktails from pizzazzerie.comStill need some more patriotic recipe inspiration for your 4th of July recipe ideas?  Try one of these!

1. Taco Salad Flag Cake.

2. Fireworks Pudding Cookies.

3. Kid Friendly Patriotic Punch

4. Red white and blue strawberry cheesecake bites.

5. 4th of July Firecracker Hot dogs.

6. Red White and Blue Bark.

7. Red white and blue pasta salad.

8. Red white and blue cheesecake cake.

9. Patriotic Dessert Pizza.

10. Firecracker Cake.

11. 4th of July Jello Shots (with or without alcohol!)

12. Buzzed Cherry Bombs (alcoholic)

13. Edible 4th of July Firecrackers.

14. Red Velvet Fourth of July Cupcakes

 

 

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