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7 So-Easy July 4th Treats

Talk about red, white, and cute! You’ll have a blast serving up these festive goodies

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These patriotic snacks are the perfect salute to your holiday. Bonus: From fruit kabobs to doughnut pops, not one of these ideas requires you to turn on your oven—and some are even healthy!

Fireworks Fruit Kabobs


Thread watermelon and berries on skewers for a good-for-you snack that also helps beat the heat. (Via The Baby Bump Diaries)

Star-Spangled Pretzel Bites


Oh, say can you see how adorable these salty nibbles dipped in candy melts are? (Via Pink Cake Plate)

Flag Ice Cream Sandwiches


For these cool treats, you just need a few minutes, a box of store-bought frozen bars, and some colored sugar or sprinkles. (Via The Craft Patch Blog)

Red, White, and Blue Frozen Yogurt Bark


Pour a berry-and-yogurt mixture onto a cookie sheet, freeze, and then snap apart. (Via Honey and Birch)

Patriotic Pretzel Bites


Warm a white chocolate candy melt on top of a pretzel in the microwave and then press on colored candies while just gooey. Hint: Work in batches of seven or eight at a time!  (Via Two Sisters Crafting)

Coconut Water and Berry Popsicles


Freeze—you guessed it—coconut water and fruit into molds. Then, forget about the pops until it’s time for fireworks! (Via Back to the Book of Nutrition)

Doughnut Pops


Decorate store-bought doughnuts with festive sprinkles and drizzles of melted chocolate buttons or candy melts. (Via The 36th Avenue)