Patriotic Party Trays - Rachael Ray Every Day

Patriotic Party Trays

From star-shaped bread to potatoes "stripes," here are a few ways to make your Fourth of July party a day to remember. And don't forget, patriotism never goes out of style!
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Grand New Flag

Lay out rows of red, white and sparkling wines, making sure the bubbly forms a square in the top left corner to complete the flag shape.

Flag plates

Stars & Stripes

Drop blueberries into the flutes for a pop of color. We added blue stars between the cups and fringed drink stirrers for even more pizazz.

Wine flag

Star-Spangled Spread

We used prosciutto and soppressata, but you can try any red sausage or deli meat for this easy dish!

Bread and meat plate

Twinkle, Twinkle

Use a cookie cutter to make these stars from sandwich bread, then top with spreadable cheese and tomatoes.

Star shaped bread

Cheesy Delight

Slather crackers with Boursin or goat cheese.

Cheese and crackers

Country Strong

Can't forget the corn and potatoes; they're the foundation of America! However, if you don't have potatoes, use cherry tomatoes or radishes.

Corn and potato flag

Personal Portions

Cut corn on the cob into thirds or halves to fit.

Star shaped butter

Butter Up

Pipe softened butter on a plate and chill before serving.

Corn on the cob

Sweet Land of Liberty

Let your guests get involved with the food with this festive s'mores dessert platter!

S'mores plate

A Bowl of Love

Wrapped Hershey's kisses make great sparkly stars.

Hershey's bowl

Roasting Time

The rest of your s'more ingredients are your stripes!

S'mores stripes

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