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Fun, Festive and Easy Fourth of July Recipes for Kids

These Fourth of July recipes for kids are perfect for celebrating America’s birthday! Check out these patriotic recipes that are perfect for your Independence Day celebrations.

4th of July M&M Cookies

As we gear up to celebrate Independence Day, what better way to add to the festivities than with some delicious treats for the little ones? 

These kid-friendly Fourth of July recipes are sure to make your celebration memorable from morning until night.

From red, white, and blue popsicles to festive fruit skewers, there are plenty of creative options to make this Fourth of July memorable for your kids.

Let your little ones help with the preparation and decoration of these Fourth of July treats for an extra dose of fun. Many of these treats can be prepared in advance, allowing you to spend more time enjoying the festivities with your family and friends.

Whether you’re hosting a 4th of July BBQ or attending a neighborhood picnic, these kid-friendly Fourth of July treats are sure to be a hit with children of all ages.

4th of July Recipes for Kids

Kid Friendly 4th of July Recipes 

Red, White, and Blue Pancakes: 

Start the day with a patriotic twist on a breakfast favorite. Simply prepare a batch of fluffy pancakes using your favorite recipe or mix. Once cooked, top the pancakes with fresh strawberries, blueberries, and a dollop of whipped cream for a festive and delicious breakfast treat.

Mini Corn Dogs 

When it comes to a Fourth of July celebration, nothing quite beats the classic appeal of mini corn dogs. These bite-sized treats are perfect for little hands and big appetites, making them a must-have addition to any kid-friendly holiday spread. Whether you’re hosting a backyard BBQ or attending a picnic in the park, mini corn dogs are sure to be a hit with kids of all ages. 

mini corn dog muffins

Patriotic Fruit Skewers:

These colorful fruit skewers that are as nutritious as they are festive. Simply alternate strawberries, a blue fruit like blueberries, and banana slices on wooden skewers for a red, white, and blue delight. For an extra touch of sweetness, drizzle the fruit kabobs with a bit of honey or serve alongside a vanilla greek yogurt dip.

4th of July Recipes for Kids

Red, White, and Blue Popsicles:

Cool off on a hot summer day with homemade red, white, and blue popsicles. Blend together strawberries, coconut milk, and a splash of honey for the red layer, then repeat the process with blueberries for the blue layer. Pour the mixtures into the popsicle mold, alternating colors, and insert popsicle sticks before freezing until solid. These refreshing treats are not only delicious but kids will love the look off making your own American flag. 

Grilled BBQ Chicken Drumsticks: 

Fire up the grill for a classic Fourth of July dinner featuring tender and juicy BBQ chicken drumsticks. Marinate the drumsticks in your favorite BBQ sauce for a few hours, then grill them until they’re cooked through and charred to perfection. Serve alongside corn on the cob, potato salad, and watermelon slices for a satisfying summertime meal.

bbq crock pot chicken legs

Star-Spangled Ice Cream Sandwiches:

Indulge your little ones’ sweet tooth with these adorable star-spangled ice cream sandwiches. Sandwich a scoop of vanilla ice cream between two red white and blue m&m cookies, then roll the edges in red, white, and blue sprinkles for a festive touch. Serve your patriotic dessert immediately or wrap individually in wax paper and freeze for later enjoyment.

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Strawberry Lemonade 

Quench your little ones’ thirst with homemade lemonade. It’s simple to prepare with just a few ingredients, it offers a sweet and tangy flavor that appeals to young taste buds while providing essential hydration during hot summer celebrations. 

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4th of July Recipes for Kids

These Fourth of July recipes for kids are perfect for celebrating America's birthday! Check out these tasty treats that are all perfect for your Independence Day menu.

Happy 4th of July! What are your favorite patriotic red, white and blue treats?

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