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The Best Picnic Food Ideas

Aug 15, 2022 ByAndrew Parker

Picnics are for enjoying the nice weather, great company, and scenery. Below is the list of picnic food ideas starring drinks, salad, finger foods, and dessert. First on the list is a homemade pineapple drink, a healthy refreshing drink made out of fresh pineapples and added with lemon to give a perfect balance of sweetness and sharp taste. It can be served over ice and garnished with pineapple chunks and mint leaves.

Next on the list is a lemonade drink, made only with three ingredients- Lemon, sugar, and water. It serves as an energizing and refreshing drink perfect for the whole family. What a picnic without a Fried chicken sandwich? It’s a versatile meal that goes with many side dishes and can be served with starch or salad. Next on the list is Cucumber sandwiches. It’s an appetizer and can be served in different shapes, although they are small finger food made with thinly sliced cucumber and dressed with mayonnaise or cream cheese.

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Next on the list is Sausage roll, a quick and easy picnic finger food that can serve as an appetizer or snack. They are best enjoyed with a chilled drink or yogurt. Next on this list is Deviled eggs. Deviled eggs are hard-boiled, shelled, cut in half, and filled with a mixture of yolk, mayonnaise, or mustard. Another food to spice up a picnic is Macaroni salad. A simple and easy recipe that comes together quickly. Add to the macaroni bell pepper, celery, shredded chicken, and cheese to give a creamy taste. It’s an appetizer and best served when it is cold. Last on the list is Chocolate chip cookies. A drop cookie filled with chocolate chips or morsels. Depending on your taste, it can be a soft, chewy cookie or a crunchy, crispy cookie. It is best served as dessert.