7 Firework Friendly Snacks for the 4th of July

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Between all those “oohs” and “ahhs” sometimes we get a little bit hungry. Especially if it’s a bigger show that we’ve camped out a few hours for to ensure prime viewing space. These firework friendly snacks are easy to make, easy to eat, and full of yummy patriotic perfection.

Firework Friendly Snack

Make these firework friendly snacks

Patriotic Trail Mix – A little salty. A little sweet. This Patriotic Trail Mix recipe from Kleinworth & Co. is one of our top choices when it comes to packing a firework friendly snack.

Red, White, and Blue Chocolate Cookies

When it comes to holiday treats chocolate is always at the top of the list. Always. Laurie from Two Sister Crafting knew just how to make a crowd pleasing 4th of July treat when she created these Red, White, and Blue Chocolate Cookies. The hardest part? Trying not to miss to the show as your close your eyes in chocolate ecstasy.

4th of July Pretzels

There are easy recipes and then there are easy recipes. Megan of CraftCreateCook has defined easy with her 4th of July Pretzel recipe. These adorable flag themed, mess-free treats can be made in just minutes.


4th of July Watermelon Appetizer

As hot as the Fourth typically is – even when the sun goes down – a refreshing snack on hand is always appreciated. This 4th of July Watermelon Appetizer recipe from Cooking With Ruthie is not only a hydrating patriotic option, but it’s so easy to make even the kids can help with the pre-firework prep.

Parmesan Cheddar Basil Stars

For the non-sweet loving firework spectators, this one is for you. These Parmesan Cheddar Basil Stars from Mom Foodie are cheesy and patriotic perfection all rolled into one. We already can’t wait to munch on them during the display, and good luck trying to snag the post show leftovers from us.


Patriotic Muddy Buddy Snack Mix

We’ve already established that a good mix is the perfect firework friendly snack. Well, this 4th of Patriotic Muddy Buddy Snack Mix from Marybeth of Baby Savers is one you’ll definitely want to have on hand for the evening (or really anytime). Its red, white and blue sweetness will have you wishing every day was July 4th.

Red, White, and Blue Firework Treat

The conclusion that you need these at your 4th of July firework watching party is right in the name. A yummy little haystack-inspired treat packed with equal parts sweet and crunchy make them a must-have at your celebration. So take a few moments (because they really are so easy to make!) and put together a batch of  Red,White, and Blue Firework Treats from Cathy of Lemon Tree Dwelling. It’s your patriotic duty.

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Meet the Author | Carrie Beth & Jen

Carrie Beth and Jen are both 30-something mothers and wives, who happen to be best friends. They both love all things preppy, southern, and just plain pretty. Between the two of them, they have 5 precious little ones and constantly have a text conversation going on about the day-to-day of their lives and the crazy adventure that is motherhood. Whether it's trying to keep up with current fashion trends, finally getting around to that DIY project, or just dealing with everyday life with kids, it always keeps them laughing and it's always real life. They share their ideas and stories on their blog, The Magnolia Mamas.

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