The fourth of July is such a fun time of the year. The kids are out of school and the weather is absolutely perfect. While searching through Pinterest, we found some easy and fun recipes to patriotically celebrate. We wanted to share a few simple ideas that we found.
Love fruit? Make an American flag kabob using blueberries, strawberries, and bananas!
Celebrate July 4 with jello!
ADD 2/3 cup boiling water to berry gelatin mix in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Repeat with cherry gelatin mix. Cool.
MEANWHILE, sprinkle unflavored gelatine over 1/4 cup milk in medium bowl; let stand 5 min. Bring remaining milk to boil in saucepan. Remove from heat; stir in sugar and vanilla. Add to plain gelatine mixture; stir until gelatine is completely dissolved. Cool 10 min.
SPOON berry gelatin into 20 (1-oz.) plastic shot glasses sprayed lightly with cooking spray, adding about 2 tsp. to each. Refrigerate 15 min. or until set but not firm.
TOP with unflavored gelatine mixture, adding about 2 tsp. to each cup. Refrigerate 10 min. Insert cherry, stem end up, into white gelatine layer in each cup. Refrigerate 2 min.
COVER with cherry gelatin, adding about 2 tsp. to each cup. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm. Remove from cups before serving. (Source)
Tired of having plain toast for breakfast? Try spreading some cream cheese and strawberry jam under blueberries and bananas to make the morning meal patriotic.
Interested in making 4th of July strawberries? Here’s a recipe!
Strawberries, washed and dried
Blue sugar, edible glitter, or sprinkles (blue sugar is shown in the picture)