However you celebrate the history of the United States - whether it be with fireworks, parades, barbecues, parties, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, games, speeches and ceremonies, etc.ENJOY IT.
And wow, it’s July (essentially), that means a lot of things to me. Most importantly: 1 The weather better be awesome this month. 2 We only have a good two more months of possible awesome weather! And while you celebrate your 4th this year do not forget about desserts and finger food - no worries, I’ve got you covered.
Just as I still do not have a solid idea or plan for what I am going to do over the 4th, I couldn’t decide what to make either. I present to you a red, white, and blue smorgasbord.
So…what’s pictured? And how do you make it? Keep reading…
4th of July No Bake Cheesecake (WOW!):
1 Pkg (16oz) Vanilla CANDIQUIK
2 pkg (8 oz each) Cream Cheese -softened to room temp.
1 (8 oz) container of Cool Whip
1 Pkg Instant Pudding (Vanilla or your choice of flavor)
Garnish: whipped cream, fresh strawberries and bluberries
- Melt CANDIQUIK according to directions on package
- Mix with all of the ingredients in a large bowl
- Serve in a pie crust.
- Optional: Top with whipped cream/fruit
Pretzels & Pretzel Rods
1 package small pretzels
1 package pretzel rods
1 pkg (16 oz) Vanilla CANDIQUIK
*Melt CANDIQUIK, dip pretzels, & sprinkle away before the CANDIQUIK dries…Easy!
Vanilla Dipped Strawberries
1 container fresh strawberries, sprinkles, and again – Vanilla CANDIQUIK…. I think you’ve got this down.