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45+ Patriotic Foods for the Fourth of July

Everything I have seen lately has reminded me of the Fourth of July. Everywhere I look, I see red, white and blue and stars and stripes. I always look forward to Independence Day, and I realized today that it is not quite so far away. It is time to start planning family get togethers and parties. For us, that means fire crackers, bottle rockets, BBQ, lemonade pie, and flags and bunting everywhere. We are brimming with symbols of America from our lawn to our food. To help make your Independence Day soiree more festive and patriotic, I have assembled a collection of brilliant ways to add some of our country’s colors to your foods. You can also check out last year’s collection of patriotic foods for the Fourth of July. I hope you enjoy!

Cupcakes

photo @ Minted

photo @ Gunny Sacks

Cakes & Pies

photo @ Pinterest

photo @ I Am Baker

photo @ The Kitchn

Cake pops @ Pop Estela

photo @ Epicurious

photo @ Crissy’s Creations

Icebox Cake @ Martha Stewart

For the truly ambitious, try one of these cakes:

photo @ I Am Baker

photo @ Askanam

Frozen

photo @ Just A Taste

Ice Cream Sandwiches @ Yummy Mummy

Pudding Pop @ We Made That

Magic Shell Fudgsicles @ Say Yes to Hoboken

Cookies

Shortbread Cookies @ Sugary Winzy

Fire Cracker Cookies @ Cookin Cowgirl

Pinwheel Cookies @ Just A Taste

Macarons @ I Heart Baking

Breakfast

Donuts @ A Pumpkin and a Princess

Patriotic Pancakes @ I Am Mommy

Everything Else

Raspberry Candy Bars @ Cherry Tea Cakes

Candy Corn @ Taste and Tell

Although these pictures are only white, they can easily be turned red and blue with a bit of food coloring. They are delicious to boot, so you should try them!

Greek Yogurt Truffles @ Dessert for Two

Brownie Kabob @ Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

Red Velvet Berry Cobbler @ My Recipes

Glutten-Free Dessert Pizza @ Betty Crocker

Patriotic Punch @ Sweet C’s Designs

Fruit Salad @ Family Ever After

Fudge @ Taste and Tell

Meringue Candy Cups @ Bakingdom

Mustache Pops @ No. 2 Pencil

Fruit Parfait @ One Wed

Patriotic Popcorn @ Whipper Berry

Push Pops @ Craftaholics Anonymous

Smores @ BHG

Jello @ Craft Foxes

Berry Cream Pastries @ Simple Bites

Berry Trifle @ Fancy Frugal Life

Berries and Cream @ Thistlewood Farms

This last one may not involve food, but it is too cool to leave out! Check out our Fourth of July home decor here, too!

photo @ BHG


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