Most people like to spend their 4th of July celebrations outdoors, like on a picnic, to a place where they can enjoy the end of the day fireworks display.
And no picnic is complete withoout bringing something sweet.
When it comes to choosing what dessert to make for a picnic, it is always best to go with cookies or candies, rather than cakes or cupcakes. They are easily made, can survive the trip to the picnic area and their bite-size makes them just right for satisfying the sweet tooth after eating all that BBQ meat.
To go along with the patritic theme, you might want to put a little extra effort into turning your ordinary cookies into a 4th of July worthy sweets.
With these 15 recipes for making the best patriotic cookies or candy-filled party favors, your celebration will definately end on a memorable note.
Red, White And Blue Pop-star Cookie Pops
Recipe via thedecoratedcookie.com
Red, White and Blue Apples
Recipe via momlovesbaking.com
4th Of July Fireworks Lollipops
Tutorial via momtastic.com
Recipe via momontimeout.com
Recipe via tasteandtellblog.com
Firecracker Toy Treat Favors
Tutorial via hooplapalooza.blogspot.com
Red, White and Blue Swirled Star Pops
Recipe via hungryhappenings.com
Candy Poppin’ Bottle Rockets
Recipe via sheknows.com
Patriotic Candy Favor Bag
Tutorial via evermine.com
Red, White and Blue Pinwheel Icebox Cookies
Recipe via justataste.com
Tutorial via dreamalittlebigger.com
Exploding Star Cookie Stackers
Recipe via tablespoon.com
Patriotic Cut-Out Sandwich Cookies
Recipe via tikkido.com
4th Of July Firecracker Favors
Recipe via triedandtrueblog.com
Stars & Stripes Cookies
Recipe via lapechefraiche.com
The kids will go crazy for these, and the grown ups will love them too.