If you are looking for some creative, patriotic recipes for your 4th of July get together this year, we have a few recipes for you.

Each of the snacks below is simple to throw together, yet is colorful and creative enough to stand out at any picnic or barbecue.

Here are four ideas to try out:

Red, white and blue parfaits in a jar

Patriotic popcorn

Fruit flag

Firecracker sugar cookies