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5 Perfectly Patriotic 4th of July Recipes

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4th of July is the celebration of our Nation and while the day often ends with fireworks, you can create all-day excitement with fun and great food. These festive foods are perfect 4th of July recipes that are sure to impress friends and family. They’re filled with fun but you can also reap some of the strawberry benefits along with them.

Strawberry Firecracker Pops

Red, white, and blue Strawberry Firecracker Pops are a fun way to add a festive dessert to the table that both kids and adults will enjoy.

 To make them even better, there is a yummy strawberry under all of the festive goodness, and they’re simple and easy to make.

 These not only make a great treat, they can also be turned into a fun activity with friends, family, or the little ones.

Red, White, and Blue Layer Cake

Bring on the layers with this fluffy and festive Red, White, and Blue Layer Cake.

This cake is reminiscent of strawberry shortcake with a whipped cream topping and berries, but it’s certainly a lot more fun.

Everyone will enjoy the fun red, white, and blue layers. You can even take it to the next level and arrange the berries in the pattern of the American Flag. 

Tropical Strawberry Swirl Daiquiri

Nothing says summer like a nice fruity cocktail. This Tropical Strawberry Swirl Daiquiri already has the red and white, so all you need to add is a little blue.

 You can leave this recipe be, or add a few fun blueberries on top, or a festive straw to really get the celebration going.

 The great thing about this recipe, is that you can use most of the ingredients but leave out the alcohol to create a fun mock-tail or kid-friendly drink.

 

Strawberry and Brie Hand Pies

Pie is an American classic, and these adorable personal-sized hand pies are a great little dessert for the 4th of July holiday.

 Our Strawberry and Brie Hand Pies are filled with creamy brioche topped with jelly, folded in a  crispy golden crust. The fun star cut-out in the middle is a great festive touch.

 They’re easier to make than they look with a cook time of just 35 minutes. These precious pies are sure to be the talk of your 4th of July gathering.

Red, White, and Blue Frozen Cocktail

Red, White, and Blue Frozen Cocktail

Another fabulous cocktail to add to your holiday is our Red, White and Blue Frozen Cocktail.

 This is a fun frozen drink sweetened with a little honey, and made with a layer of lemonade that is delightfully refreshing.

 You can make these ahead of time and freeze them, so they can maintain their texture, and you can get the rest of your party prepped without worry.

 Enjoy celebrating America’s birthday this year with fun food and drinks, and of course a touch of strawberries. 

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