25+ Patriotic Treats for Your Star-Spangled Celebration!

It’s hard to believe July 4th is only a week away! If you’re craving some red, white, and blue food fun for your Independence Day celebration, here’s a round-up of some patriotic and party treats for your Star-Spangled Celebration!


Click on the links in red for the complete recipe or details.

A Star-Spangled Celebration for July 4th!

A Star-Spangled Celebration

Treat Pail Party Favors, Recipes and Independence Day Tablescape

Land of the Free Lemonade

Land of the Free Lemonade

A refreshing combination of pureed watermelon

and lemonade, garnished with watermelon

stars and blueberries.


What So Proudly We Hailed 

Watermelon “Cupcakes”


Watermelon Centerpiece

Watermelon Vase DIY


Banner Yet Wave Burgers

We pledge allegiance to small bites, allowing us the freedom to snack in good conscience over the course of a long holiday :)

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Rockets’ Red Glare Potato Salad

A Red, White, and Blue Potato Salad,

 liberated from mayonnaise, and

garnished with a fireworks display of flowering dill!


Broad Stripes Berries

White Chocolate Dipped Strawberries,

rolled in blue sugar and served in a

Bright Stars cupcake liner.


Patriotic Mini MoonPies


 Dawn’s Early Light Pretzel Sparklers

Sure to be extinguished quickly :)


Watermelon, Feta and Blueberry Flag

 The creamy, salty cheese is the perfect partner to the sweet, juicy melon!

Patriotic Berry Trifle

Patriotic Berry Trifle

An easy no-bake dessert to celebrate

the Red, White and Blueberry!

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Blueberry Salsa

Fresh & flavorful served with

 Red, White, and Blue Tortilla Chips!

Berry Caprese Bruschetta

Berry Caprese Bruschetta

A patriotic twist on the classic caprese salad to celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry!


Berry {Quick & Easy} Layered Cake

More of a procedure than recipe, quick and easy using a store-bought cake!

Patriotic Pretzel Popcorn Crunch

Patriotic Pretzel Popcorn Crunch

 A sweet & salty treat for July 4th snacking with

Snyder’s Patriot-Shaped Pretzels

Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler

 Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler

Quick and oh so good! Serve with vanilla or cream cheese ice cream!

Red, White & Blue Sangria

Red, White & Blue Sangria,

And an anatomy of Sangria chart to exercise

your Freedom and Independence

for mixing your own summer sangria!

Waffle Fry Burger Bites

Waffle Fry Burger Bites

Who needs a bun when you can sandwich your mini burger between waffle fries?!

Freedom Fries

Freedom Fries!

Baked instead of fried and free from excess calories and fat. Dipped in egg whites for a crisp exterior.

Independence Day Berry-Lemon Sparklers!

Independence Day Berry- Lemon Sparklers

A sparkling cocktail for your Independence Day celebration,

along with a quick & easy DIY Party Cup!

Patriotic Peeps

Patriotic Peeps

It’s not a holiday without your Peeps. . . :)

Peeps on a cupcake, in a candy nest or in flag formation!

Quick and Easy Frozen Dog Treats for Summer, aka Copycat Frosty Paws Recipe

Easy treats you can make in your blender! Only 4 ingredients and your pup will lap them up!

Star-Spangled Fruit Tart!

A quick and easy dessert to celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry with a chocolate chip cookie dough crust!


Funfetti Cupcake Trifle,

Light a Sparkler and Serve, Happy Birthday America!

Patriotic Potato Salad

Patriotic Potato Salad

A quick and easy side for your 4th of July menu and backyard BBQ! Feel free to pass the potatoes since this potato salad is light and healthy~ dressed with fresh herbs, olive oil and vinegar and liberated from mayonnaise and eggs!

Red, White, and Blueberry Biscuit Shortcake

Star-Spangled Slab Pie

DIY Patriotic Flower Arrangement with an American Flag #diy #flag #centerpiece #redwhiteandblue #patriotic

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However you celebrate, spend a few moments to remember and give thanks for our military men and women, whose service and sacrifice allows us to live in freedom.


Wishing you a Safe & Happy Independence Day, with Liberty & Potato Salad for All!

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  26 comments for “25+ Patriotic Treats for Your Star-Spangled Celebration!

  1. Karen Wright
    June 27, 2017 at 7:21 am

    So many creatively wonderful patriotic treats and decorations!!! Just lovely! I think I will add the watermelon cupcakes and the Berry Caprese Bruschetta to our 4th celebration!!! Thanks for the ideas!!! Happy 4th!!!

  2. Becky
    June 27, 2017 at 7:27 am

    I love when you group all your recipes, for a holiday in one post! Thanks for sharing!🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

  3. June 27, 2017 at 7:30 am

    Sooo many to choose!! They are all beautiful and most likely delicious….anything “Caprese” is my favorite..thanks for sharing… have a great 4th!! 🇺🇸💥🇺🇸💥🇺🇸💥

  4. June 27, 2017 at 8:00 am

    Wow, Mary what beautiful food so perfect for the 4th! I haven’t had breakfast, so I am thinking the berry layer cake would be good with my coffee sitting on the patio with a cool breeze this morning! Thanks for all the inspiration!

  5. Michelle
    June 27, 2017 at 8:51 am

    You are so patriotic!🇺🇸 The recipes are so pretty and tempting! Yummy! Will be making some for the fourth!🎇🇺🇸🌴😎

  6. Marie in AZ
    June 27, 2017 at 8:58 am

    Wow, how do these holidays sneak up on us every time?!? I am soooo glad you are here to inspire us with these outstanding recipes…and your styling, as always, is beautiful!

  7. June 27, 2017 at 9:11 am

    What a beautiful post! Thanks for all the inspiration! I am catching up as we have been away on Vacation at OBX!

  8. June 27, 2017 at 9:24 am

    You do Patriotic like nobody I’ve ever seen! Anyone that is invited to your house for the festivities is sure to enjoy themselves! All that is needed is some activities/games and everyone is set! Happy 4th of July puttering around on the lake!

  9. Debbie P.
    June 27, 2017 at 9:56 am

    Wow, Mary!! I want to come to your party! Love all your decorations and food ideas; you think of everything! Thank you, as always, for all the inspiration! Happy 4th to all!

  10. Lillian Reed
    June 27, 2017 at 10:22 am

    This post is a star-spangled winner. Thank you for so many inspiring ideas in one place. Happy Independence Day.

  11. Jane
    June 27, 2017 at 12:23 pm

    I can’t say enough how absolutely gorgeous everything is; the photos, the food, the tablescapes, your cute little fur-babies, flowers, garden. You are amazing! Happy 4th!

  12. June 27, 2017 at 12:44 pm

    Stellar!!!! Enjoy your 4th!!!

  13. June 27, 2017 at 12:54 pm

    What can I say?……You are an amazing person!!!!! Everything just perfect! Happy 4th

  14. Cyndi Raines
    June 27, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    What a bomb bursting in air menu!! Love all your hard work and since I made the Star Spangled tart with the cookie crust for Memorial day, I think I will go with the Patriotic Barry trifle with fruit for the 4th! Thanks Mary for giving us so many delicious choices to chose from. Happy 4th! We’re at the lake and loving’ it!

  15. Cyndi Raines
    June 27, 2017 at 6:46 pm

    hah – that should be berry trifle. lol

  16. Paula
    June 27, 2017 at 8:22 pm

    I agree!! the 4th is here already wow ??!! I love all your 4th pictures everything is always over the top ! :)

  17. June 27, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    Everything looks good when somebody else makes it ! Good looking (and tasting) recipes.
    Happy 4th of July to everyone.

  18. June 28, 2017 at 10:49 am

    Hooray for the red white & blue! So many cute ideas Mary! I have been busy planning and getting ready, trying to keep things simple…I need to include some of your patriotic treats for sure! Your food always looks picture perfect! 🇺🇸

  19. June 29, 2017 at 9:57 am

    Oh my! I don’t think you left anything out. These ideas are so fantastic and anyone can go simple or ALL OUT using what you have provided to be a great inspiration! Thanks for a great post!

  20. July 10, 2017 at 11:15 am

    OK..you had me at the mini burger with the waffle fries!!!….always a most wonderful holiday treat selection for us to take from and treat our guests!

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