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Last updated on July 5th, 2022 at 06:04 pm
Are you looking for fun and easy patriotic-themed snacks to serve on Independence Day? Here’s a festive red, white, and blue snack recipe that will be perfect for any picnic, party, or potluck.
These sweet and salty pretzel bites would also be perfect for a super hero-themed birthday party–think Spiderman or Superman!
And, we can’t forget the Olympics. Wouldn’t these be fun to make for an Olympic celebration?
Easy Patriotic-Themed Snacks: Red, White, and Blue Pretzel Bites
This is all you need to make these fun snacks:
- square pretzels
- red, white, and blue Wilton Candy Melts — Pick them up in stores or online here — red, white, and blue.
- red and blue M&Ms (You might want to pick up the red, white, and blue M&M packages available around the Fourth of July in stores like Target, or order them online.)
Get the kids in on this easy-peasy recipe!
Variations on these patriotic-themed snacks:
You can make these snacks for any occasion or celebration! Remember, you can find almost any color of M&Ms online.
Here are just a few ideas to get your started:
Valentine’s Day: Use pink, white, and red, candy melts and M&Ms.
St. Patrick’s Day: Use green, yellow, and white candy melts and M&Ms.
Easter and Spring: Use pastel colors.
Halloween: Use purple, green, and orange.
Thanksgiving: Use orange, brown, and yellow.
Christmas: Use red, white, and green.
Game-day: Use your favorite team’s colors.
Baby showers: Use pink, white, and blue candies.
Graduation: Use your graduate’s school colors.
Patriotic-Themed Snacks: Red, White, and Blue Pretzel Bites
- square pretzels
- red white, and blue Wilton Candy Melts
- red and blue M&Ms Available around the Fourth of July in stores like Target, or order them online.
Place the pretzels on a microwave safe plate, and put a Wilton candy melt on each one.
Microwave for 10 seconds at a time, until each melt is soft all the way through.
Immediately place a different colored M&M on each melt, and set aside to harden.
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These are colorful and cute. They would be perfect to serve on the 4th of July. They are easy to make, too!
Now these are super cute and look super fun to make with the family for 4th of July. I love pretzels and chocolate mixed together! YUM!~
what a great party idea!
These look so yummy and coloful. So fun to make
These remind me of my childhood! I love all of the different seasonal combinations.
What a great idea for the upcoming summer holidays!
These look festive and pretty easy to make!