Memorial Day is coming up on May 26 and we’ve got you covered for party planning! It’s the perfect time to celebrate our country and enjoy time with family and friends. After such a long winter, I’m especially looking forward to welcoming summer. Check out these recipes for a variety of crowd-pleasing, patriotic desserts and a few hearty main courses too — all perfect for backyard entertaining!
- This sausage and pepper grilling recipe with American Craft sausages is flavorful — and the topping ideas are limitless!
- S’Mores on a Stick are a fun twist on a classic favorite.
- A watermelon salad with homemade dressing is a refreshing side dish option.
Memorial Day Recipe Ideas
1. Welcome your guests to the party with a huge pot of comfort food:Chili.
2. Put a twist on the classic burger with this Asian BBQ Burger with Sriracha Mayo.
3. Bacon & Rosemary Wrapped Chicken perfect for the family or the party, these fancy-looking appetizers are surprisingly easy to make!
4. Sizzling Steak Fajitas healthy, delicious, filling and customizable, this dish is sure to please everyone in the family (or party!)
5. Glazed Honey Garlic Ribs Recipe break out the BBQ and the wet naps for this recipe!
6. Try this new twist on an old favorite dish Italian Baked Beans.
7. No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake in a Jar these not only look cute, but theyre easy to make and super delicious too!
8. Berry American Flag use berries and cake to make this cute, edible American flag!
9. Gramps Strawberry Delight what says summer more than strawberries? Grab a spoon and dig-in to this old-fashioned dessert!
10. Sparkler Kabobs cute and a little bit healthy, these strawberry kabobs are sure to be a hit on any dessert table!
11. No Bake Peanut Butter Cereal Treats too hot to bake? No problem! Try this recipeits sure to be a kid-pleaser!
12. All American Shortcake whats red, white and blue and delicious too? This dessert!
13. Strawberry Poke Cake this colorful, easy cake dish is perfect for any patriotic holiday this summer!
Get ready for your Memorial Day celebrations with these supplies sourced by the Spaceships and Laser Beams team:
- Patriotic Window Clings
- Star Gleam ‘N Burst Centerpiece
- Pleated Patriotic Flag
- Patriotic Baking Cups With Picks
- Star Shaped Silicone Mold
- Silicone Star Shaped Cupcake Mold
- Silicone Cookie Cutter
Looking for more red, white and blue party ideas for Memorial Day? Try these:
- Vintage Toy Americana Dessert Table
- Modern Americana, Fourth-of-July Inspired Table
How do you celebrate Memorial Day?