While I was searching for Memorial Day recipes the other day, I came across a number of really creative and delicious recipes themed around the American flag which I thought would be perfect for this weekend. I put together a collection of my favorites Flag Recipes and my five favorite are below. Enjoy!

Patriotic Taco Salad

Flag Taco SaladStart off your picnic with the fun and festive taco salad from Taste of Home. It’s easy to make, just a mattering of browning the beef and layering a few simple ingredients. This recipe could be served as a delicious appetizer or main dish depending on the size of your party! For this recipe visit: Taste of Home Patriotic Taco Salad

Memorial Day Pizza

Flag Recipe PizzaAnother creative Memorial Day recipe from Taste of Home is this Flag Pizza. Simply by using refrigerated pizza crust, mozzarella string cheese, and a star cookie cutter you can assemble this fantastic meal in minutes. This one is sure to impress the kids! For this recipe visit: Taste of Home Memorial Day Pizza

Angel Food Flag Cake

Flag Recipes - Angel Food CakeAnd now it’s on to everyone’s favorite part of a Memorial Day picnic – the desserts! This Angel Food Cake from Betty Crocker adds a fancy touch to the typical flag cake. Stripes of raspberry jam and topped with whipped topping and blueberries and your red, white, and blue dessert is ready to be served. For this recipe visit: Betty Crocker Angel Food Flag Cake

Red White & Blue Jello

Flag Recipes - JelloThis recipe takes me way back to a layered jello recipe I used to make all the time growing up. It was intricate and complicated, but if you got it right, it was incredibly impressive. This Red White and Blue Jello recipe from Food.com is much easier but just as striking and perfect for a Memorial Day picnic. For this recipe visit: Food.com Red White and Blue Jello

Sugar Star & Flag Cookies

Flag CookiesThis last recipe, once again from Taste of Home (they are so creative over there!), is for a wonderful sugar cookie topped with a creative but simple and patriotic design sure to be the perfect end to a wonderful picnic. For this recipe visit: Taste of Home Sugar Star & Flag Cookies