Popular Summer Picnics Recipes

Nothing says summer like a picnic, and with our recipes you'll be eating outside in style. Including classic potato salads, creative sandwiches, and bake-and-carry casseroles, our recipes make every picnic perfect.

Salted Caramel, Chocolate and Peanut Cracker-Stack Bars

From Midwest Living

Salted Caramel, Chocolate and Peanut Cracker-Stack Bars

Luscious Lemon Bars

Sweet and tart, these moist, powdered-sugar-topped dessert bars will disappear fast.

From Midwest Living

Luscious Lemon Bars

Chicken Caesar Egg Sandwich

Chicken Caesar Egg Sandwich

From Midwest Living

Chicken Caesar Egg Sandwich

Sparkling Berry Lemonade

This fizzy pink drink is a kid-friendly, real-fruit alternative to bottled pop. For an adults-only version, add two tablespoons of rum, tequila or citrus-infused vodka to each serving or 1 to 11/4 cups to the batch.

From Midwest Living

Sparkling Berry Lemonade

Arugula Salad with Berry Dressing

Arugula is a green with a peppery bite. Its flavor softens when combined with sweet strawberries in this summery side dish.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Arugula Salad with Berry Dressing

Lemon Tea Cakes

Cream cheese gives these lemony cupcakes a denser texture than other cakes. Lightly glazed with a lemon icing, they make a sweet-tart addition to a picnic basket.

From Family Circle

Lemon Tea Cakes

Layered Ice Cream Cake

The lovely striped crust for this frozen dessert is made with ice cream sandwiches. This recipe uses mint chocolate chip ice cream, vanilla yogurt, and strawberry ice cream for the filling, but you can use any combination of ice cream and frozen yogurt you like.

From Family Circle

Layered Ice Cream Cake

Frozen Apple-Oatmeal Sandwiches

These frozen chocolate-dipped cookies are a cool treat on a hot day. Make the cookie sandwiches with purchased oatmeal cookies and a cream cheese filling.

From Family Circle

Frozen Apple-Oatmeal Sandwiches

Berries 'N' Cream Cake

Strawberries and cream are a culinary rite of spring. Celebrate the ethereal combination by stacking golden cake layers with a whipped cream and cream cheese filing and juicy fresh strawberries.

From Family Circle

Berries 'N' Cream Cake

Perfect Summer Burgers

Vegetables add color, crunch, vitamins, moistness, and flavor to lean ground beef in this burger recipe. Try these low-calorie sandwiches at your next cookout.

From Fitness

Perfect Summer Burgers

Blueberry Scones

From Heart-Healthy Living

Blueberry Scones

Ruby Rhubarb Lemonade

Rhubarb is good for more than just pie! The vegetables bright ruby hue brightens up this easy homemade lemonade recipe. Toss in a few blueberries for a patriotic punch.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Ruby Rhubarb Lemonade

Coffee and Cookie Brownies

Use refrigerated sugar cookie dough to create the crust for this simple coffee-flavored brownie dessert.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Coffee and Cookie Brownies

Sparkling Red and Green Tea

From Heart-Healthy Living

Sparkling Red and Green Tea

Iced Tea

Sip into one of summer's coolest pleasures: a frosty glass of iced tea.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Iced Tea

Fried Green Tomatoes with Red Pepper Aioli

From Family Circle

Fried Green Tomatoes with Red Pepper Aioli

SPICY CHIPOTLE BURGERS

From Family Circle

SPICY CHIPOTLE BURGERS

Fried Pickles

From Family Circle

Fried Pickles

Smoked Salmon and Chive Deviled Eggs

From Family Circle

Smoked Salmon and Chive Deviled Eggs

Coconut-Strawberry Napoleons

From Family Circle

Coconut-Strawberry Napoleons

Grilled Veggie Sandwiches

Mushroom, eggplant, and sweet pepper burst with flavor when paired with this garlic mayonnaise spread.

From Diabetic Living

Grilled Veggie Sandwiches

Fresh Corn Cakes with Cilantro Cream

A low-fat Greek yogurt, cilantro and lime dip is the perfect creamy complement to warm and crunchy pan-fried Corn Cakes.

From Diabetic Living

Fresh Corn Cakes with Cilantro Cream

Tote-and-Slice Loaf Sandwich

Also called a hoagie or sub, these popular sandwiches can be sliced for entertaining and easily toted to a tailgate or picnic in the park.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Tote-and-Slice Loaf Sandwich

Deviled Egg Macaroni Pasta Salad

Two favorite dishes come together in this comforting pasta dish. Serve it at a potluck, a picnic, or as a family dinner any night of the week.

From Midwest Living

Deviled Egg Macaroni Pasta Salad

Italian Pork Kabobs with Summer Vegetables

From National Pork Board

Italian Pork Kabobs with Summer Vegetables

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