12 treats for this 4th of July

For those who are planning to have a gathering of friends or family over or just relax for the day. Here are some unique ideas that can be made in little to no time to celebrate your independence day in style!

Independence punch

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This punch is a special treat all ages. With the July weather joining you for your holidays this will be sure to quench everyone’s thirst.  I really enjoy the ideas of a twizzler for a straw. Once you’re finished your drink, you can eat the straw as well!! This is easy to make and will have everyone wondering how you managed to keep the flags colors so predominant. This is such a neat idea for the kids from the http://www.theidearoom.net/2015/06/fourth-of-july-treats-printables-decor.html 

Berry trifle

For all those around you with a sweet tooth, they will love you for this! The berry trifle is easy to make (only 30 minutes!) there will be no left overs left I can guarantee that. This trifle is full of berries, angel food cake and strawberries with lots of whip cream. How could anyone turn this down? Check out the lowdown and secrets to how Natasha’s Kitchen  http://natashaskitchen.com/2015/07/03/no-bake-strawberry-blueberry-trifle/  made this awesome dessert!

Rice Krispies

With rice Krispies  around, you know they will be a huge feature. From my own family we cant keep them in house for more than a day without running out. Imaging how much more everyone will enjoy these with 2 extra colors! This gives the kids a fun activity and keeps them busy for a few minutes… I highly recommend adding the star cut out to your Rice Krispy treats! Thank you goes out to the Blooming Homestead http://www.bloominghomestead.com/2015/05/patriotic-rice-krispie-treats.html for the amazing idea!

Kettle corn

Patriotic popcorn is something we must all love.. Once your popcorn is ready you just need to add a few ingredients and you have a fantastic finger food for the people you’re spending your day with! The Food Pusher  http://www.food-pusher.com/2011/05/kettle-corn.html has come up with a great idea

Fruit pizza

Cookie and fruit… in one. This is something special! There are blueberries, strawberries, and bananas. Each fruit color is works perfectly for the patriotic colors of the flag or our 4th of July theme. This cookie is sweet and great for a sweet tooth.  Its surly going to get the kiddes to gobble up all of the fruit along with it. This was a perfect idea, thanks to Gimme Some Oven http://www.gimmesomeoven.com/flag-fruit-pizza/#_a5y_p=1709077for the yummy treat

Dipped pretzels

Sweet and salty is everything nice right ? These pretzels are dipped in white and colored chocolate. The best of both worlds have been created together to give everyone something they can enjoy in an easy way to make and prepare. These can be shared at any time! I’m sure your guests will enjoy them so much you might have to make more!  The 36 Avenue http://www.the36thavenue.com/fourth-of-july-dessert-dipped-pretzels/ has made sweet and salty ONE! – it is fantastic!!

Cake batter dip

This is a quick and simple appetizer or dessert that can be added to your tables.  You can dip cookies or fruit. It is made with a few easy ingredients. This recipe is good for all ages and ads an extra flavor in just 5 minutes to your gathering. Sugar and Soul http://www.sugarandsoul.co/2016/05/cake-batter-dip-recipe.html has made the sweetest sweet to add to the table

Patriotic strawberries

This is an easy recipe, even the kids can make it. This adds white chocolate and decorations to a sweet strawberry. The Sisters Café http://www.thesisterscafe.com/2011/06/4th-july-strawberries has made something special for this holiday! Super easy to make

Oreo pops
Now I know everyone loves Oreos… these Oreos are created with melted chocolate and decorations overtop to show off our theme. These are unique and stand out together at a table. Thanks Happiness is Homemade http://www.happinessishomemade.net/2015/06/11/patriotic-oreo-pops-for-4th-of-july/  for this homemade idea

Fruit Trays

Showing your independence day pride through a healthy alternative. This carries all of the flag’s colors with 4 different types of fruit. This is a nice add to your theme for people who have had a little to much sugar, or add it together with the cake batter dip! This is great finger food for all ages. Super easy treat thanks to Family Fresh meals http://www.familyfreshmeals.com/2015/05/easy-flag-fruit-dessert.html for this colorful idea


A unique way to make some finger food. This bark is made with white and colored chocolates. There are M&M’s with some decorations. These are boundless to the sizing and the way they are made. This is an amazing idea, check out how Life with the crust cut off http://www.lifewiththecrustcutoff.com/4th-july-bark/2/made the independence day bark for her viewers. This takes little time and everyone will enjoy

Brownie Flag

Like the fruit pizza we had viewed earlier, this is very similar… but made over a large brownie!!! This recipe will have everyone with a sugar high. The rich brownie topped with whipped cream and fruit. I’m hungry just looking at these photos. Spicy South kitchen http://spicysouthernkitchen.com/brownie-flag/ has made a flag everyone will want to eat this independence day!!

For this weekend or future summer parties these treats are easy on the eye, pleasing to the tastebuds and get you back out enjoying the party sooner.

Happy 4th of July !!


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