She Arranges Berries On A Cake. When She's Done? This Is Gorgeous!
Rachel Sebastian 6/3/2016
Celebrating the freedom of our country is the main event for the 4th of July holiday, but bringing the perfect snack or dessert to your potluck or barbecue is the icing on the cake. Whether you choose to go savory or sweet for the long holiday weekend, we've got you covered with festive recipes for snacks and desserts that everyone will love.
Taco Salad Flag
This delicious combination features ground beef, cheese, tomatoes, olives and is arranged to resemble an American flag. Follow the recipe here.
What says '4th of July' like a rack of barbecue ribs? These ribs are the perfect appetizer or could be featured as the main course for your barbecue.
Meatless But Still Meaty
If you're in the market for a fantastic veggie burger to bring to the backyard barbecue, this is going to be your new go-to recipe. Sub the meat for this zesty veggie burger that doesn't lack any of the flavor.
The Perfect Potato Salad
Potato salad is often overlooked, but not anymore! This tasty and creamy potato salad is the perfect complement to any main dish. It's also really easy to make.
Pass The Guac!
You'll be everyone's favorite person at the cookout for bringing the guacamole. It's easy to make, and is the perfect hot weather dip to enjoy with chips or to add to your burger.
Colorful Pasta Salad
This pasta salad will look perfect with red, white and blue decor. You can make this pasta salad in advance to bring to the party. Just grill the peppers, boil the pasta, and throw it into a colorful bowl.
Kick It Off With Something Sweet
A 4th of July get together isn't complete with out the sweets! Making a bite-sized version of a favorite dessert is a fun way to celebrate the holiday. These mini fruit pizzas are both colorful and delicious!
Patriotic Flag Cake
This cake will have you seeing stars! Red, white and blue cake come together to give us one patriotic dessert.
Summer On A Plate
Strawberry crisp is a summertime favorite and is the perfect sweet treat during the holiday weekend. Serve with vanilla ice cream for maximum enjoyment.
No Bake Treat
In the heat of summer, the convenience of a no-bake dessert is key. These berries are dipped in white chocolate and finished in a blue sanding sugar - no oven required!
Vanilla Bean Flag Cake
If this cake doesn't get you into the 4th of July spirit, then I don't know what will! Strawberries alternate with a vanilla bean frosting to give the look of flag stripes in this delicious cake.
Food For Celebration
We hope your celebration is filled with lots of great food and company this 4th of July. Whichever dish you choose to bring to the party - snacky or sweet - you can be sure it's made with love and will look fantastic on the picnic table.