For young and old alike, a Yankee Doodle Dandy Sweets & Treats Board is loaded with more fun than fireworks! For my Fourth of July celebration, I used a fun and festive mix of some homemade treats and some store-bought items too. Mix and match your favorites for something wonderful and unique every time – whether you’re making it for your little ones, or as a treat to enjoy for a summertime patriotic celebration. Pick your red, white & blue favorites and let’s party in the U.S.A.!
YANKEE DOODLE DANDY!
Although many of us think of the Star Spangled Banner during fireworks shows on the Fourth of July, one of my favorites is "Yankee Doodle Dandy”, a song that became popular in America during the Revolutionary War. George M. Cohan is famous for his version of the song and the film celebrating the same, which starts with the lyrics “I’m the kid that’s all the candy, I’m a Yankee Doodle dandy!” – which is how this wonderful Fourth of July board came to be named!
“I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy,
A Yankee Doodle, do or die…
A real life nephew to my Uncle Sam,
Born on the Fourth of July!
I’ve got a Yankee Doodle sweetheart,
She’s my Yankee Doodle joy…
Yankee Doodle went to London,
Just to ride the ponies,
I am that Yankee Doodle boy!”
FOR MY YANKEE DOODLE DANDY SWEETS & TREATS BOARD I USED:
BAKERY & HOMEMADE TREATS:
HOW TO MAKE AN EPIC FOURTH OF JULY SWEETS & TREATS BOARD:
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The secret of a great sweet & treats board is to find your favorites treats – and to have a few surprises! The goal is to assemble a board filled with texture and color that fits with your theme.
For my Yankee Doodle Dandy Sweets & Treats Board, I used a fun and festive mix of homemade baked treats and some store-bought sweets as well. Mix and match your old-fashioned favorites with something surprising and new, to create something wonderful and unique every time – whether you’re making it for your little ones, or as a treat to enjoy for a summertime patriotic celebration! Pick your favorites and HAVE FUN!
BAKERY & HOMEMADE TREATS:
MIX IT UP – ADD MORE FUN & FESTIVE, SWEET & SAVORY RED, WHITE & BLUE TREATS IF YOU’D LIKE!
HOW I MAKE THIS:
TIPS & TRICKS FOR THE BEST PATRIOTIC SWEETS & TREATS BOARD:
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