Believe it or not, Independence Day is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start planning an obligatory red, white and blue concoction to bring to your holiday celebration. While your go-to American flag-inspired cake is awesome, here’s some inspiration from Pinterest to make this year a bit more unique. From DIY popsicles and frozen bananas to firecracker pretzel rods and fruit kebabs, we’ve rounded-up the best red, white and blue food ideas trending on Pinterest right now. No matter what you bring, these Instagram-worthy creations are sure to impress your family and friends.
Photo Credit: The Suburban Soapbox
Red, White and Blue Berry Tiramisu
No need to be intimidated by The Suburban Soapbox’s no-bake berry tiramisu. Believe it or not, it’s much simpler to put together than it looks and it’s sure to be one of the best looking patriotic desserts at the party. Follow on Pinterest.
Festive Fruit Salad
Sure, you could easily throw together a basic fruit salad, but why not make it a little more fun for the holiday? The star-shaped pineapple cutouts in this recipe by Off the Eaten Path make it the most patriotic fruit salad on the Internet. Follow on Pinterest.
Mixed Berry Fruit Pizza
This healthy fruit-pizza (yes, you read that right) by Life Made Sweeter is not only guilt-free, but it’s also one of the most Instagrammable treats we’ve ever seen. Get creative with this recipe by customizing your own July 4th-inspired design. Follow on Pinterest.
Patriotic Berry Bruschetta
American flag bruschetta is officially the new American flag cake this year. Whether you decide to serve Grain Changer’s gluten-free berry treats as an appetizer or an evening treat, they’re guaranteed to be a hit for both children and adults. Follow on Pinterest.
4th of July Fruit Kebabs
FYI: You’re going to need to make these fruit and mozzarella kebabs by Spicy Southern Kitchen in bulk because they’re going to go a whole lot faster than the time it takes to make them. Add some fresh mint or a drizzle of balsamic vinegar to take these to the next level. Follow on Pinterest.
Meet your new favorite, kid-friendly snack to bring to your 4th of July BBQ, courtesy of The First Year. The best part is that you can whip up these cups in a matter of minutes and still impress your guests. Follow on Pinterest.
Double Berry Coconut Pops
Cool off with these no-sugar-added double berry coconut popsicles by An Edible Mosaic. Simultaneously get your summer DIY fix and stock up your freezer with as many pops as you can— for the Fourth and all summer long. Follow on Pinterest.
Firecracker Pretzel Rods
These patriotic pretzel rods taste as good as they look. Get the whole family involved with a productive assembly line like Unsophisticook to churn out as many of these sweet and salty treats as possible. Follow on Pinterest.
Behold, the game-changing dessert by Two Sisters Crafting that everyone’s going to ask you to make over and over again. Because seriously, what’s tastier than chocolate-covered, frozen bananas on a stick? Follow on Pinterest.
Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries