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Pull-Apart Graham Cracker Flag for Memorial Day

Memorial Day, a federal holiday here in the United States to honor the brave men and women who have died while serving in the Armed Forces, is a chance to celebrate our country. On this unofficial start to summer, many come together and gather over grills and picnic blankets on this day of remembrance. Here is a sweet bit of red, white and blue you can add to your festivities.

Kix Graham Cracker Flag Treat

This pull-apart, graham cracker flag is much easier to make than a sheet cake, and kids can help decorate the flag. You can also use that time to explain that the Kix “stars” stand for each state, and the strawberry and marshmallow stripes symbolize the thirteen original colonies.

How to make a graham cracker flag snack

 

If you have a tray big enough and enough graham crackers, you can even show all the stars and stripes!

 

memorial day flag treat for kids

 

To Make a Graham Cracker Flag:

You will need:

Tray or platter
Graham crackers (9 or more)
Frosting*
Kix Cereal
Blueberries
Strawberries
Mini marshmallows

*You may also use any nut butter in place of frosting.

Strawberry and mini marshmallow stars and stripes

 

Arrange graham crackers on a tray or platter for the size flag you would like. Shown here are 9 crackers.

Line a large tray with 9 graham crackers

Spread a thin layer of frosting over all 9 crackers.

Spread a thin layer of frosting over all the crackers

Arrange blueberries and Kix cereal in alternating rows for the stars. Slice strawberries, and arrange strawberries and mini marshmallows for the stripes. Serve, pull-apart, eat and enjoy!

Pull-apart graham cracker flag treat

 

 

Meaghan Mountford, author of Sugarlicious: 50 Cute and Clever Treats for Every Occasion, has been creating crafty sweets for 15 years. She is especially fond of decorating cookies, marshmallows and putting sweets on sticks. See more on her blog, the decorated cookie.