Krista Miranda

By Krista Miranda

LifeBuzz Staff

23 Treats And Snacks For 4th Of July That Will Light Your Party On Fire.

It's finally that time of year again — the time of year where families get together for backyard barbecues, laughter, and fireworks. It's the time of year where we all come together in solidarity to remember why we're here in the first place. The 4th of July is not only a time of remembrance, it's also a time for celebration! If you're getting ready for your annual 4th of July party, keep reading to discover these fun do-it-yourself 4th of July decorations and festive foods for you can make for your gathering. Follow the links below each photo for further instructions and recipes.

#1. Kids can get amped up and impatient waiting for the fireworks show to begin, but you honestly can't blame them.

Instead of driving yourself crazy trying to get them to sit still and relax, you could make them a 4th of July treat box. Just put some of their favorite snacks, glowsticks, and some little activities, such as crayons and blank paper, in a 4th of July themed container to keep them preoccupied until the big show starts.

#2. It is July after all, so it's getting hot outside in most parts of the country.

Cool things down with this frozen treat that also acts as a great drink stirrer. Using a stick-shaped ice cube tray, freeze blueberries and raspberries in water, and enjoy! Your guests will definitely be grateful for the cool down.

#3. Want a treat that will have your guests asking for more? Try this red, white, and blue tiramisu.

Blueberries and strawberries take the place of the traditional flavors of this light and creamy tiramisu which makes this a great choice for summer festivities, plus there's no baking involved!

#4. Watermelon is the perfect way to cool yourself down on the 4th of July.

Get a little creative with a paring knife and write wonderful 4th of July messages to amaze your guests. You can even use them as a centerpiece!

#5. Nothing says 4th of July like the freedom to tie dye!

Backyard pool parties are a classic way to celebrate the 4th of July with your friends and family. All you need to make this festive towel is a tie dye kit and some white towels. Follow the simple instructions and you'll have the perfect towel for your 4th of July celebration!

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