One of the most televised events in the entire world, the Olympic games bring out the patriotism of citizens all across the globe. As the Olympic athletes gear up to represent their countries in Rio, you too can catch all of the action as you can hunker down at home with patriotic treats in hand.
Our team at DrivetheNation.com has compiled our favorites for the big games! Go for gold with the following Olympic-themed snack ideas.
Red, white and blue ring true in this patriotic twist on America’s favorite dessert. Add blueberries or strawberries to serve up a slice of the American dream or simply adorn the top of the cake with icing that reflects the colors of our beautiful nation.
Sweeten any Olympic watch party with these decadent sugar cookies. These simple snacks are easy to make and can be enjoyed by individuals of all ages. Find concentrated pastes and cutters at any local grocery store and prep up your cookies in just a few a minutes.
Who said you have to eat junk food while enjoying the games? Show your colors this summer with these healthy Red, White and Blueberry Yogurt Popsicles! A refreshing treat on a hot day, the little ones will especially enjoy this taste of freedom… one lick at a time.
The torch has been passed! These Olympic-themed cupcakes will mean fun for the whole family. Simply place ice cream cones in a high baking dish or bread loaf pan before spooning in your favorite cake mix. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes and enjoy!
Sweetened with natural sugars, this delicious (and healthy!) smoothie will be a refreshing treat that your guests will surely enjoy. With a few simple ingredients and a blender, you’ll be able to whip up this patriotic snack in just a few minutes.
As members of the international community tune into watch the Olympics take place in Rio, you can swim into the action from home with this cake designed to look like an Olympic pool. Made using the basic CandiQuik cheesecake recipe, this decadent dessert is sure to delight!
What’s your favorite snack to much upon during the Olympic games? Share your recipes and ideas in the comment section below!