Paint your party red, white, and blue this 4th of July with a few of our favorite fruity patriotic recipes. Got guests lined up for a barbecue or picnic? We promise you don’t have to be a pro to pull off these quick and easy snacks just in time for America’s birthday.

1. American Flag Fruit Skewers

Swap your basic fruit salad for this crowd-pleasing platter of fruit skewers in the design of an American flag. All you need are strawberries, blueberries, bananas, and a handful of skewers to make this colorful dessert that doubles as decor. Get the full how-to here.

Evite American Flag Skewers

2. Patriotic Parfait

Every summer barbecue or picnic needs an after-dinner sweet treat. Brighten up a creamy vanilla pudding with fresh berries in this patriotic parfait. Get the full how-to here.


3. Red, White, and Blueberry Water

Upgrade a plain pitcher of water with an array of sweet and delicious strawberries, apples, and blueberries. It’s low-sugar and low-calorie, but packed with fruit-infused flavor for a guilt-free refreshment any guest will enjoy. Get the full how-to here.

Evite Berry Water Recipe

All set to plan your own Fourth of July event? Get started with this Premium Evite invitation below, or browse our July 4th invitation collection for more designs.

Evite 4th of July Invitation

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