7 4th of July Treats from TikTok

by | Jul 2, 2019

Need some help finding treats to serve at a 4th of July Bash. Look no further because Campus Cooks has curated delicious ideas created by users on TikTok to keep your get-together friendly and yummy.. Your guests will be begging for the recipes.


1. Cowboy Caviar

A delicious treat like Cowboy Caviar is an amazing appetizer and customizable. Made up of common ingredients such as red onion, red/orange peppers, avocado, black beans, corn, and tomatoes this dish is the perfect mix of flavors. All you need to do is dice 1 yellow, orange, and red bell pepper, and combine in a bowl with ½ cup of red onion, 3 roma tomatoes, 1 jalapeno pepper, an avocado, a can of black/blackeye peas, a can of corn and ½ cup of cilantro. To complete this fabulous mix, drizzle ½ cup olive oil, ¼ cup apple cider vinegar, and 2 tsp of chili powder. You can pair this with any type of tortilla chip or even Fritos Scoops.

On TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTRdU4RuK/?k=1


2. Fruit Skewers

To celebrate the 246th Birthday of the United States try these skewers that are festive and easy to make! This is the perfect piece to celebrate the red, white, and blue by adding skewers and copying a flag pattern. Not feeling the berries? Substitute with any fruit that spikes your taste buds.

On TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTRdUXkgS/?k=1


3. Patriotic Punch

A yummy way to quench your guests’ thirsts on a hot sunny day like the 4th of July is a colorful drink. Although the colors might be out of order, your party will still be at the top of everyone’s list to RSVP next year! You can make this by purchasing Strawberry Fanta, Blue Hawaiian Punch, and White Powerade Zero. Use lots of ice and pour the drink, with the highest sugar contents at the bottom to create the tri-color effect.

On TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTRdU3Hcr/?k=1


4. A Flag cake

Feeling extra patriotic? Or… maybe you just love cake. Either way, this cake is a cute, trendy combination of freedom and sugar. A simple cake box from the grocery store will be your first step in creating this awesome treat. Secondly, cut strawberries in half and have a container of blueberries washed and ready to go. Frost your cake in, vanilla frosting and place the strawberries close together in horizontal lines, and at the top left corner leave a square-sized space to place your blueberries. Well, there you have it, a flag cake!

On TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTRdyN39H/?k=1


5. Fourth of July Inspired Charcuterie board

Super cute and simple charcuterie board. All you need is a serving board and your favorite sweets and berries. Follow the pattern of a flag and place red fruit in lines followed by your favorite treats such as white yogurt-covered raisins, white chocolate almonds, and so forth. You can even do this with vegetables instead! This will be, the perfect grazing board during, your get-together.

On TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTRdUpXqK/?k=1


6. Freedom Strawberries

Strawberries? YES. This easy dish is so yummy, but also very easy to make! All you need to do is, carve out the middle of a dozen strawberries and fill them with white frosting. You can even add blue sprinkles. These are very quick to make if you are in a hurry, but still, look and taste the part.

On TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTRdUprXM/?k=1


7. Star Krispies

A fun twist on rice krispie treats is to shape them into stars using a cookie cutter before baking. To dress them up even more you can add, sprinkles or, frosting or red and blue M&M’s.

On TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTRdUbtdf/?k=1