Looking for some Patriotic snacks to celebrate summer with? These red white and blue treats are sure to be a hit with any crowd, young or old. The perfect option for your summer party, choose a 4th of July recipe that is easy, fun, and tasty!
If you didn’t know by now, I love playing with my food.
And, by my food, I definitely mean my kids’ food.
Whether it’s fun breakfast toasts, spooky soup, or festive smoothies, I think feeding your kids should be fun! Spending a few extra minutes to make a simple snack exciting is what adds a bit of that ‘magic’ to childhood. When your kids are all grown up and thinking about their childhood, little details like snowman pancakes or Halloween soups will be what puts a smile on their faces.
True, spending the time turning strawberries into hearts might not be something you have time for on the day-to-day. But the occasional fun snack time treat is something you should definitely fit into your schedule!
I’m sharing simple patriotic snacks to serve your kiddos when
This post was originally posted on May 11, 2017 and was last updated on May 10, 2018.
Fun Patriotic Snacks Sure to Wow
Two super simple, healthy patriotic snacks
How to Make Graham Cracker Flag
- Get your base.
Take 2 whole graham cracker sheets and spread softened cream cheese on one and nut butter on another.
- Decorate the cream cheese.
On the cream cheese, add 4 blueberries to the top left corner before creating red ‘stripes’ with halved raspberries.
- Try one with strawberries!
On the peanut butter cracker, add blueberries the same way before laying down sliced strawberries down. Finish by making white stripes with whipped cream.
Red, White, and Blue Snack Cup
- In a separate bowl, combine red and
blue berries. I used cut strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries.
- If desired, add a tablespoon of sugar to the bowl and stir. Set aside to allow the berries to get juicy.
- When ready to serve, crumble one graham cracker sheet into a clear cup.
- Layer berries and whipped cream or Greek yogurt. (Vanilla ice cream would also be amazing!)
The easiest way to add some red white and blue to your patriotic snacks is to add some colorful fruit! Need some inspiration? Here are my favorites.
Red, White, and Blue Fruits
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Healthier Patriotic Snacks
Red White and Blue Granola Parfaits. These would be a great after school patriotic snack or breakfast. I love that they’re a bit healthier and would please just about anyone. Could you get any more perfect?
Grilled Summer Berry Dessert Pizza. I posted this a few years and it’s such a winner. It’s low in sugar, uses store-bought dough (if desired) and is made on the grill.
Chia Oat Pudding PB&J Parfait Looking to take your red white and blue snacks into the AM? This chia oat pudding is packed with whole grains and healthy fats. It’s sure to keep you full and energized for a full day of patriotic fun!
More healthy snacks for Memorial day..
- Tahini Pavlova Parfaits
- RED WHITE & BLUE BUCKWHEAT BERRY CAKE
- RED WHITE AND BLUE MIXED BERRY Granola FRUIT PIZZA
- FRESH BERRIES + WHIPPED COCONUT CREAM TART
- COCONUT WATER AND FRESH BERRY POPSICLES FOR 4TH OF JULY
- Patriotic Watermelon Pizza
- 4TH OF JULY TOAST
- Banana Split Bites
Sweet Red White and Blue Snacks
Every party needs something sweet to eat – especially a patriotic party! These deliciously sweet Memorial Day snacks are perfect for your next party!
Fruity 4th of July Snacks
Red, White and Blue Fruit Dip This healthy dip is both simple and delicious! Pair with a red white and blue fruit platter.
Watermelon & Blueberry Sparklers. I love how absolutely simple these are – they require no more than fresh fruit, a cookie cutter, and a stick! Any kid is sure to love them. They would be fun to make with your kids to enjoy as a 4th of July snack. I can see it now – a sparkler in one hand, and a fruit sparkler in the other!
Cookie Cutter Fruit Salad. This fruit salad uses the best fruits to make a simple yet impressive patriotic snack for any party. Add apples or bananas to bring some white into it! I know my boys would have a blast cutting the watermelon out for this as well.
Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries. Who can resist fresh fruit and cheesecake? I love that these patriotic snacks are just a bit healthier than you might find elsewhere!
Patriotic Strawberry Shortcake Kabobs. These would be the perfect 4th of July snacks. Have your kids help you skewer them and drizzle on the chocolate!
Red, White and Blue Salsa A lover of all things, I don’t think I could resist this salsa! How good would it be with cannoli chips?
Sparkling Red White and Blue Sangria What’s a party without a good drink? This fruity sangria looks so amazing. Make it
More fruity patriotic snacks..
Savory Recipes for Patriotic Snacks
Not all of your 4th of July snacks have to be of the sweet variety. A healthy spread of savory patriotic snacks is just as necessary! Check out some of my favorite red, white and blue snacks for those who don’t have a sweet tooth.
Fourth of July Deviled Eggs
American Flag Vegetable Tray
The Ultimate Patriotic Cheeseboard
Watermelon Mozzarella and Blueberry Skewers
Red, White and Blue Spaghetti
Patriotic Puff Pastry BBQ Recipe
4th of July Appetizer Chips and Cheese Dip
Easy Taco Salad Flag
Red White and Blue Potato Salad
Firecracker Hot Dogs
Red White and Blue Pasta Salad
Okay, so tell me – do you like making festive 4th of July snacks for your kiddos? (or yourself – I don’t judge!) What’s your favorite patriotic snack? Let me know in the comments!
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