With the unofficial start to summer, AKA memorial day quickly approaching there are plenty of things that need to be prepared if you are planning a big party. As a far as games and musics, we haven’t got a clue but when it comes down to picking the food, we have got your back. Here are 10 memorial day recipes everyone will eat up.
Smores Swirl Cake
Nothing screams summer more than toasted marshmallows and eating endless amounts of chocolate while you enjoy your families company around a fire. While this memorial day recipe is completely campfire free, we decided to keep the best parts of camping alive with the mouth watering treat. It is sure to be a crowd favorite.
Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops
If you’ve never made your own barbecue sauce, then you’ve never had real BBQ. With this recipe, you and your guests will be in for a real treat. This super easy—with a splash of sweet—recipe is made with brown sugar and your favorite bourbon. What could be better than that?
Creamy Potato Salad
TBH a BBQ party, isn’t anything without potato salad, and once you try this spin on the classic we all love, you’ll never go back. This potato salad is mixed with parsley, hard-boiled eggs, and a whole lot of love.
Sweet And Smoky Salmon
Pull out your cedar plank and fire up the grill because this smoked salmon recipe is damn good. Crispy on the outside and flaky on the inside, this salmon is the perfect appetizer to compliment your Memorial Day margaritas-yes. It’s a thing.
Cast Iron Blackberry Crumble
This recipe is as delicious as it looks, and trust us, you’ll want to have this dessert on your menu for your next summer party. This Memorial Day recipe is one of our favorites, and we know that once you try it, it will be one of your favorites too.
Fresh fruit, wine, what’s not to love about our colorful lover, the sangria. This summery beverage is a Memorial Day recipe that your guests will enjoy. Put it in a punch bowl and let your guests serve themselves. It couldn’t be easier.
Cajun Shrimp And Sausage Skewers
Spicy, delicious, and easy to make these delightful kabobs will be gone the second they touch the table. Serve with our chipotle ranch dipping sauce for an extra kick of heat.
Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad
Combine everyone’s favorite, pasta, and salads for an easy, delicious, and healthy addition to your summer cookout. With only a few ingredients and lots of Cesar dressing, this pasta is filling, delicious and great for Memorial Day recipes.
Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches
We all love waffles. We all love ice cream sandwiches, which is why we know that these waffle ice cream sandwiches covered in sprinkles make for the perfect summer treat.
Chicken Finger Sub With Coleslaw
Chick-fil-a meets BBQ, and boy is it good. This delicious sandwich will feed all of your guests and leave them coming back for more.
Bacon And Cheese-filled Burgers
Do I really need to say more? These bacon and cheese-filled burgers are delicious, mouthwatering, and will be popular amongst your guests.condiments mandatory.
Grilled Hotdogs With Fixin’s
When it comes to Memorial Day recipes, there is nothing wrong with sticking to a classic. These grilled hotdogs with all the bells and whistles will be perfect for your next bbq party. Find the recipe here.
Everyone loves pie, and on Memorial Day, your guests will enjoy them even more. The flavor of the cakes is entirely up to you, and with all the fresh berries to select from in summer, it’s impossible to make a wrong choice. Serve these delicious pies with a scoop of homemade vanilla ice cream where it will remind you of grandma’s house.
Old Fashioned Lemonade
Nothing screams summer more than a lemonade stand and having one at your Memorial Day get together. Garnish this thirst-quenching drink with fresh berries or mint. You can find the recipe here.
Pretzel Flag Fruit Tray
Celebrate Memorial Day with a festive, edible, and healthy American flag tray. Made of cherries, strawberries, blueberries, and white chocolate-covered pretzels, being an American has never tasted so good.
Watermelon Caprese Sandwich
This delightful twist on the classic Caprese replaces the tomato slices with watermelon slices. Put the mozzarella in between the slices and drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette for a savory and sweet treat. This Memorial Day recipe will be a favorite among your guests.
Macaroni & Cheese Casserole
We all love Mac and cheese, and without it on the table, your bbq will be incomplete. This cheesy and delicious recipe will wow your guests and bring a smile to everyone’s faces. Say cheese!
Grilled Corn On The Cob
Dig into this corn on the cob seasoned with tangy lime, spicy paprika, and cilantro this summer. Dress it with pops of citrus, cilantro, and smoked paprika, and you’ve got yourself the makings of a sweet summer evening. This grilled cilantro, lime + paprika corn on the cob, is packed with all of those beloved summery flavors. This grilled corn will elevate your taste buds and wow your guests.
Strawberry Brownie Skewers
If it comes on a stick, then chances are it is perfect for a bbq. Try this sweet mix of strawberries, marshmallows, and mini brownies for the ultimate summer treat. To kick it up a notch drizzle some chocolate syrup on top. You can find this easy to make recipe here.
Memorial Day is right around the corner, and hopefully, we will be able to spend it with the ones that we love. It’s time to pull out the recipe book and plan your unique get together.
What are your favorite Memorial Day recipes? Let us know below!
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