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There aren’t many things that can’t be made better by food.  So why not take your celebrations up a notch with these red, white, and blue 4th of July treats!

Red velvet cupcakes must have been invented with Old Glory in mind.  The perfectly red cake, paired with cream cheese frosting and blueberries on top couldn’t be a more perfect 4th of July treat.

Red Velvet 4th of July Cupcakes Recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MomDot.

MomDot.

Deviled Eggs are a classic summer finger food, they’re loved by kids and adults alike and are easy to make.  BUT, they’re not patriotic you say! Ah ha! Think again, this take on the classic deviled egg renders them colored in the bright red, white and blue we demand to see in all our foods this weekend!

Red White and Blue Deviled Eggs Recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shanna Schad

Shanna Schad

Are you looking for a patriotic, fruity, fun drink?  Does the idea of 3 different types of Sangria for you to choose from strike your fancy?  Then have we got a recipe for you!  These red, white, and blue drinks are sure to be a party pleaser and look gorgeous in clear pitchers next to each other.

Patriotic Sangrias for July 4th Recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

This sweet and savory salsa offers everything you could want in a summer appetizer.  The strawberries, jicama, and blueberries offer the vibrant colors and sweet taste, while the jalapeno and cilantro bring the spice.  Bring out the blue (or regular) corn chips and dig in!

Red White and Blue Salsa Recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anna Monette Roberts

Anna Monette Roberts

Now this is a little crazy, so prepare yourselves. Okay, ready? Watermelon cake with whipped cream frosting.  The catch is, it’s not really a cake at all.  It’s just a pretty, patriotic watermelon covered in whipped cream and almonds for a 4th of July treat that is light and delicious.

Watermelon Cake Recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Omaha Steaks

Omaha Steaks

Get ready to give your burgers a delicious kick!  Red, white and blue cheese burgers are easy to make and sure to please, with the blue cheese inside the patty itself.  Add some red tomatoes and some white mayo and you’ve got yourself a real American burger.

Maytag Blue Cheese Burgers Recipe

 

 

 

 

Colleen Jeffers

Colleen Jeffers

In this sophisticated recipe, jello shots get a major makeover in preparation for the 4th.  Little zesty red and blue cubes float in a bigger (white) jello shot to make the fanciest jello shots you’ve ever seen.  Your friends will be impressed, guaranteed.

American Jello Shots Recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If cooking isn’t your thing, we got you!  Starbucks is offering $3 Grande Frappuccinos from 12-3pm (7/2-7/4) at participating stores in celebration of Independence Day.  What’s better than a cold drink to keep you energized through the whole weekend of celebrations?  

Anyone feeling hungry?  Let us know what 4th of July treats you make in the comments!