Patriotic Fun Homemade Party Foods

Friday, May 22, 2020
Here are a few little fun Patriotic food ideas and a bonus recipe for Homemade Ranch Dressing for all your favorite salads or try our homemade fun Italian-dressing antipasto skewers below.

Don't miss trying all our red, white, and blue Red White and Blue food art ideas at your next American gathering event.

American Patriotic holidays can be festive and delicious just by putting a few colorful foods together.

We love threading our salad skewers in red white and blue finger food for a festive look homemade ranch dressing recipe has the best flavors for that Patriotic or Christmas colorful food ideas.

With just a few ingredients we included a spectacular dessert with red, white, and blue colors and some other favorite holiday food art to include our  Mini Cookie Fruit Pizza, which looks fabulous on your party table and they're such fun to make.

I love using small skewers, you can come up with so many fabulous desserts, appetizers, and finger foods on a stick! 

These ideas can be used for any holiday or backyard barbecue get-together all summer long.

Red, white and blue foods bring a colorful addition to your tables, especially for Memorial Day, Veterans Day, or 4th of July party times.

Whether it's your party or someone else's, this will be eaten up first, everyone loves fun foods like these.

Don't forget to try my favorite homemade Ranch Dressing Recipe below perfect for dipping these skewers in and of course on top of your favorite salad.

It's seriously the best ranch dressing I ever had!

Scroll down and take a look at the printable instructions on how to get this party started.

these are 3 filled patriotic red white and blue foods using strawberries, blueberries, marshmallows for a memorial day or 4th of july party food theme. There are tomatoes with cubed mozzarella along with kalamata olive skewers also

Party Fun Foods

Today we made some easy party foods starting with colorful sprinkled cupcakes and they are so easy!

We also have skewers with strawberries dipped in white chocolate bark, marshmallows, and blueberries to kick off this patriotic party.

Last but not least a skewers with Kalamata olives, grape tomatoes, and mozzarella with a ranch dipping sauce!

Below you will find even more ideas to substitute for your skewers with red, white, and blue-themed foods.

this is a red star dish with white chocolate dipped pretzels and funfetti cupcakes

Ingredients You Will Need

  • Sprinkles to match the party theme are red, white, and blue
  • Colorful sugars in red, blue, or white chunky sugar
  • Pretzels mini style
  • Grape tomatoes
  • Mozzarella balls or cubes
  • Kalamata olives, blackberries, or blue grapes
  • Strawberries
  • Marshmallow. angela food cake or pound cake cubes
  • White melting chocolate
  • Blueberries

ranch dressing

For the Ranch Dressing:

  • mayonnaise
  • sour cream
  • buttermilk use a store-bought brand
  • dried dill weed
  • dried parsley
  • dried chives
  • onion powder
  • garlic powder
  • fine sea salt
  • finely cracked pepper
  • freshly squeezed lemon juice

this is a blue star plastic dish with tomato, mozzarella and olive skewers with homemade ranch dressing in a small dish

Other Red White And Blue Foods Ideas

  • Cauliflower, grape tomatoes, and boiled blue potatoes
  • Grape tomatoes, blue grapes, and provolone cubes
  • Watermelon cubes or stars cutout, blackberries, and mini marshmallows on a stick
  • Blackberries, red raspberries, angel food cake on a stick drizzled with white chocolate
  • Red Raspberries, blue grapes, mozzarella cubes drizzled with red raspberry vinaigrette 
  • Cream Cheese stuffed strawberries with a blueberry on top
  • White bread with crusts cut off, strawberry jam with sliced bananas
  • Banana slices with either blueberry, blackberries, and strawberries, on a stick
  • Sliders with roasted peppers, mozzarella slices, and blue cabbage slaw
  • Sliced bananas, cubed pound cake, and red raspberries and blueberries or blue grapes
  • Parfaits layered with vanilla pudding, blueberries, and strawberries in plastic small see-through cups

festive salad skewers

Other Holiday Fun Food Ideas

  • Cookie-cutter cutout finger tea sandwiches
  • Strawberries dipped in white chocolate with red and green sugar for Christmas or pink sugar for Easter
  • Red jello, whipped cream, and green jello layered use any jello for your holiday party theme
  • Long pretzel rods dipped in white chocolate and matching sprinkles to the holiday theme
  • Skewers with lettuce, tomato, and mozzarella for Christmas colorful salad on a stick drizzled with your favorite dressing
  • Use grapes or blackberries instead of olives or blueberries for skewers
  • Red raspberries or red grapes are a good substitute instead for strawberries
  • Replace the marshmallows with angel food cake or pound cake cubes
  • For Christmas use green grapes, marshmallows, and strawberries
  • For Christmas make antipasto skewers with lettuce, mozzarella, salami, and fresh basil drizzled with balsamic reduction

these are red white and blue fruits and marshmallows to celebrate a patriotic food party. Blueberries, strawberries dipped in white chocolate were used on a white plastic plate

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Homemade Ranch Dressing

I love making skewers of any kind, but my favorite part is serving them with homemade dipping sauces that make them all super special

If you love ranch dressing you will not want to miss trying this recipe for them, it's really the best ranch dressing ever and so easy.

I promise you will never buy bottled dressing again!

Are you having a barbecue and need some delicious sauce for those ribs?  Try my Homemade Jack Daniels Sauce recipe!

Whether you are giving a party or invited out, these are fast and ea fun finger food ideas and totally delicious.

Patriotic Fun Food and Ranch Dressing Recipe

Ranch Dressing Recipe and Party Foods

These are few fun ideas in red, white, and blue for Patriotic party foods plus the best ever homemade ranch dressing for dipping these delicious tomato skewers in.


  • Sprinkles to match the party theme red, white and blue
  • Cake Mix yellow or white
  • Colorful sugars in red, blue or white chunky sugar
  • Pretzels mini style
  • Grape tomatoes
  • Mozzarella balls or cubes
  • Kalamata olives, blackberries or blue grapes
  • Strawberries
  • Marshmallow. angela food cake or pound cake cubes
  • White melting chocolate
  • Blueberries
  • Mini skewers around 4 inches long


  1. For the Cupcakes:
  2. Mix a yellow or white cake to package instructions and at the end fold in the theme-colored sprinkles to the batter. Bake cupcakes to package instruction.
  3. Frost with canned frosting and more colorful themed sprinkles
  4. For the Pretzels:
  5. Use either mini pretzels, sticks, or rods.
  6. Melt the white dipping chocolate in the microwave to package instructions.
  7. Dip the pretzels and add colorful themed sugars or sprinkles to each one.
  8. For the Red White and Blue Skewers:
  9. Slice the strawberries down the center removing the stem.
  10. Using melted white dipping chocolate, dip the wide end of the strawberry in the white chocolate and dip into colorful themed sugars or sprinkles let dry on wax paper.
  11. Thread with 4-inch skewers with blueberries around 3, then a marshmallow then dipped strawberries. Place on a rectangular white dish.
  12. For the Tomato Skewers:
  13. Using the 4 -inch skewers, thread grape tomato, mozzarella cubes, and kalamata olive. Serve with ranch homemade dressing.
  14. Antipasto Skewers: grape tomato, olives, Genoa salami, Romaine lettuce, mozzarella cubes, balsamic vinegar reduction
  15. Ranch Dressing recipe:
  16. 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  17. 1/2 cup sour cream
  18. 1/2 cup buttermilk use a store-bought brand 
  19. 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  20. 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  21. 1/2 teaspoon dried chives or freshly chopped
  22. 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  23. 1 teaspoon granulated garlic powder
  24. 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt or to regular salt to taste
  25. 1/2 teaspoon finely cracked pepper or more to taste
  26. 3 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 
  27. Whisk together all ingredients and store in a mason jar. Chill before serving. This dressing lasts for up to one week refrigerated.
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these are 3 filled patriotic red white and blue foods using strawberries, blueberries, marshmallows for a memorial day or 4th of july party food theme. There are tomatoes with cubed mozzarella along with kalamata olive skewers also


  1. Fun and delicious treats! You are so creative, Claudia.

  2. Such fun, yummy and easy ideas for the holiday weekend! I really want to make those pretzels!! One of my favorite treats!!! Pinning!

  3. The skewers are always a fun idea for holidays! Love the homemade ranch dressing!


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