Patriotic Baby Shower Party Ideas
|Arrange and color your cake pops into a flag.||Fruit Rockets – 4th of July party picks, strawberries, blueberries and bananas.|
on Sticks. Add curly ribbon if you wish.
|Cake Firecrackers – Red, white blue cake circles with center cut out, pop rocks inside licorice for the fuse. Put pop rocks in no more than 1 hr. before serving or they won’t pop due to the moisture from the cake.||Patriotic Watermelon Bowl – Cut the top off a rounded watermelon, and then scoop out the watermelon. Make a decorative edge to your bowl. Fill with cut watermelon, blueberries and mini marshmallows.|
|Wrap condiment jars in bright fabrics or bandannas for a prettier presentation.||Red, white and blue taffy on skewers||Hot Dog Rockets – Just put a hot dog on a skewer, wrap dough strips around them (use canned rolls and flattened them out & cut them in 1/2 long ways so there are 2 pieces per roll) then bake them on a cookie sheet as the instructions on the can say. Cut a piece of cheese for the top and slip a cupcake liner on the bottom. Very cute; very easy.|
|Patriotic Tootsie Pops. This is a great party favor idea. Fill a glass vase with red, white and blue wrapped candies. Use a Styrofoam ball and stick Tootsie Pops all around leaving a black space to set the ball on the vase.||If you are barbecuing, for easier eating, cut your grilled corn into pieces and skewer them.||Wheelbarrow for Drinks.Great outdoor solution for when an ice chest just isn’t big enough.|
|Red White & Blue Cake – Use your favorite 3 layer cake recipe. Tint one layer blue and one red. Frost with either red, white or blue icing.||Watermelon Pops Cut watermelon into wedges and insert a Popsicle stick.||Fill a Kiddie pool with use to keep cold foods cold.|
|Uncle Sam Crackers –|
Marshmallows, Ritz crackers and fruit roll ups. Mmmmm, stars and stripes never tasted so good, love the combo of sweet and salty!
|Fourth of July Flip Flops – Nutter Butter cookies dipped in candy melts and decorated with fruit roll ups, string licorice, and sprinkles.||Set up a Patriotic Candy Bar.|
|Take pretzel rods and dip 1/2 of the rod into white chocolate. While the chocolate is still warm, add edible sprinkles.||Patriotic Strawberries Dip strawberries in white chocolate. Let set. Decorate the berries with stripes and star confetti.||Or combine the two and have Chocolate Covered Strawberries & Pretzel Rods|
|Dip your glass rims into pop rocks – you will hear them start to pop, but don’t fret they will still pop in your mouth when you drink it!||Patriotic Chocolate Bananas decorated with red, white, and blue sprinkles.||Patriotic Cupcakes. Use your favorite cupcake recipe, some patriotic cupcake liners, and then frost them to resemble fireworks.|
|Use your favorite cookie recipes and decorate them with stars and stripes, and fireworks.||Patriotic Star Cookie Wreath – Use your favorite sugar cookie recipe and cut out the cookies with a star cutter. Frost. Stack cookies in a circle and decorate with a patriotic bow.||Red, White & Blue Tortilla Chips with your favorite party dip.|
|Dip ice cream cones in chocolate, then roll them in sprinkles.||Turn plain old cakepops into a patriotic cakepop bouquet.||Cut watermelon into any shape you like, stick a Popsicle stick in it and you have Watermelon Pops.|