The last Monday of May is Memorial Day, the day we honor all the brave souls who gave their lives so we can be free. It is a somber day when we should take the time to visit the graves of all the men and women who had fallen in battle in order to keep this country safe, but the truth is most of us simply take the day off to relax and enjoy a good family outing, like a nice picnic.
When it comes to family picnics, choosing which foods to bring depends on what each family member likes, so the list may well be endless. However, everyone loves desserts and if you want to bring some delicious homemade desserts to your picnic, it needs to be something travel-friendly.
To keep up with the spirit of this glorious holiday, we would like to offer you the Top 10 patriotically delicious sweets recipes that will not only survive the trip to your picnic destination, but will also help you remember and honor the people that gave their lives so you and your family can enjoy this glorious Memorial Day.
Red, White And Blue Candy Coated Cereal Treat Stars
A candy on a stick is a nice and neat way to bring some sweets to your picnic, it is even better when they are tasty and healthy. These star-shaped chocolate dipped rice krispies pops will make a great light dessert or snack on for your picnic.
Red, White And Blue Berry Cups
When you’re out all day long and are getting low on energy, you need something to give you a boost. Something with sugar is a good start, but it also needs to be refreshing, like these delicious desserts in a cup, perfect addition to a picnic or a BBQ.
Red, White, And Blue Dessert Kabobs
When making a barbecue, one dish that the men might cook up is a fat, juicy kebab. Show them a better alternative to the meaty kebab with a patriotic dessert skewers of your own with some fresh fruit, pound cake and a splatter of white chocolate.
Red, White And Blue Funfetti Sandwich Cookies
Cookies are the most practical treats when you go on trips, but sometimes they might seem a bit dry and dull. Liven them up by making cookie sandwiches like these, which are filled with butterscotch cream and sprinkled with red, white and blue stars.
Red, White And Blue Rock Candy
Small children love their lollipops and what better way to get them into the spirit of the holiday then winning them over with some yummy patriotic homemade rock candy on skewers. Unique and easy to make, make sure you have a couple of them read for everyone.