Fourth of July weekend is right around the corner, and you still need to figure out what you’re bringing to the party. Dessert or appetizer? Sweet or savory? Whatever you decide on, it has to be something that stands out from the rest. Make sure your dish gets the attention it deserves by following the patriotic color scheme. Here are 17 recipes for food that follows the all-American red, white + blue.


1. Red Velvet Ice Cream Sandwich: Ice cream sandwiches are a classic treat, but the cheesecake-flavored ice cream in this bite-sized dessert makes it a clear favorite. (via A Farm Girl’s Dabbles)


2. American Flag Cake: Channel your inner Tay Tay by baking up this patriotic sweet. (via Brit + Co)


3. Tie Dyed Fudge: Getting everything ready before you start this fudge is essential since it sets so quickly. It’s a good thing this is a super simple recipe. (via Taste and Tell)


4. Colorful Deviled Eggs: Once you learn how to dye the eggs, you’ll be adapting the color scheme to fit every holiday. (via Created by Diane)


5. Blueberry, Strawberry and Jicama Salad: Whip up a batch of cinnamon-sugar tortilla chips to go with this sweet and spicy salsa. (via Two Peas and Their Pod)


6. Brownie Dessert Pizza: You’ll feel more than satisfied after eating up a slice of this brownie pizza topped with tangy cream cheese frosting and fresh fruit. (via Seeded at the Table)


7. RW+B Jello: You can make these with a hint of blueberry vodka or go the virgin route. They’re delicious either way. (via Brit + Co)

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8. Watermelon Cake: Help yourself to seconds of this healthy, all-fruit cake without a moment’s hesitation. (via Apron Strings)

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9. Blueberry Cheesecake: Store-bought mini pie crusts and a no-bake filling make these cute confections easy to whip up at the last minute. (via Nutmeg Nanny)


10. Cheese + Onion Dip: When shopping for these ingredients, spring for a high-quality cheese since it’s the star of the dip. (via Pizzazzerie)


11. Patriotic Oreo Pops: Cake pops FTW. (via Happiness Is Homemade)


12. Dessert Tacos: These are essentially crepes filled with ice cream, whipped cream and fruit. You’d better believe that they’re just as fantastic as the list of ingredients. (via Creme de la Creme)


13. White Chocolate Popcorn: It’s all in the little details here — like those edible gold stars! (via A Pumpkin and a Princess)


14. Layered Yogurt Pops: Vanilla greek yogurt, raspberries and blueberries make these the perfect healthy treat to cool off after a day outside. (via The View From Great Island)


15. Berry Trifle: With layered trifle this beautiful, it will be hard to scoop out the first serving. Don’t worry, you’ll forget all about that after one taste of the sweet cream filling and fluffy angel food cake. (via Skinny Taste)


16. Patriotic Candy Corn: Candy corn isn’t just for Halloween anymore. (via Taste and Tell)


17. Lemon Cookie Cups: From the lemon cookie crust to the lemon cream and sweet fruit topping, these little cups pack a big punch. (via Spoonful of Flavor)

What colorful cuisines will you be cooking up this holiday weekend? Let the comments fly down below!