Labor Day BBQ Recipes for Kids

Labor Day BBQ Recipes for Kids. Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, so why not throw an awesome Labor Day BBQ! We have compiled a list of fun and kid friendly BBQ recipes

Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer and the perfect time for one last big get together with friends and family before the cool days of fall come rolling in.

We have put together a list of delicious and patriotic themed foods that are kid friendly and perfect to serve at your “goodbye summer” BBQ.

Did you know?

“Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.”

For even more fun recipes, check out our article on delicious recipes to try with your kids this summer.

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American Flag Layer Dip

This dip is super easy to put together and your guests will love it! It’s perfect to serve with veggie dippers for the kids.

Layer Dip Flag

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Firecracker Dogs

These firecracker hot dogs are super fun and patriotic. You can make them with beef, turkey or veggie dogs.

4th of July Firecracker Dogs

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Get the recipe here for Firecracker Dogs


Hidden Veggie Mac and Cheese

A bbq staple, your kids will never know this is made with yellow squash.

BBW Party Ideas for Kids-Hidden Veggie Mac and Cheese

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Get the recipe here for Hidden Veggie Mac and Cheese

Pie Pops

The recipe calls for a cherry filling, but make these into apple pies for a fun patriotic twist.

Pie Pops

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Get the recipe here for Pie Pops

Cheeseburger Sliders

These burgers are easy for little hands to hold and can be easily thrown on the grill. Top with tomato and lettuce for a veggie boost.

Cheeseburger Sliders

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Get the recipe here for Cheeseburger Sliders

Patriotic Strawberries

These red white and blue strawberries are an awesome healthy dessert that can be made ahead and frozen.

4th of July Strawberries

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Get the recipe here for Patriotic Strawberries


 Grilled Pineapple and Watermelon Fruit Kabobs

A super simple and delicious way to get you kids to enjoy the last of the fresh summer fruit.

Grilled Pineapple and Watermelon Fruit Kabobs Recipe

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Get the recipe here for Grilled Pineapple and Watermelon Fruit Kabobs 


Fruit and Brownie Kebabs

These kebabs will satisfy everyone’s dessert tastes.

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Get the recipe here for Fruit and Brownie Kebabs


Kid-Friendly Coleslaw

This basic summer essential side dishes is one that your kids will love.

BBQ Party Ideas for Kids-Kid Friendly Coleslaw

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Get the recipe here for Kid Friendly Coleslaw


Kid Friendly Patriotic Punch

This Patriotic Punch is so fun and refreshing for those last hot summer days.

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Get the recipe for Patriotic Punch.


Grilled Key Lime Chicken

A fun take on traditional bbq chicken.

Grilled Key Lime Chicken Recipe

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Get the recipe here for Grilled Key Lime Chicken


Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

The perfect bbq side dish. Plus, what child DOESN’T love bacon?

Bacon Ranch Potato Salad Recipe

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Get the recipe here for Bacon Ranch Potato Salad


Flag Fruit Pizza

Sweet and delicious, this flag fruit pizza is an awesome dessert option.

Flag Fruit Pizza

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Pesto Grilled Shrimp

A delicious way to switch up any bbq and get you kids to enjoy some seafood.

Pesto Grilled Shrimp Recipe

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Get the recipe here for Pesto Grilled Shrimp


Tortellini Kabobs

Tortellini is a kid favorite that is even more fun to eat on a stick. The tomatoes give this dish a nice patriotic color twist.

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Get the recipe for Tortellini Kabobs


Baked Beans

You will never get the secret to these beans….grape Jelly!

Secret Ingredient Baked Beans

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Get the recipe here for Baked Beans


Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

While pulled chicken can be a bit messy, it’s too delicious to turn away. Serve these on slider buns for little hands.

Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

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Get the recipe here for Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches


Patriotic Cones

A super simple and fun way to make your dessert patriotic. Let your kids mix and match with different toppings.

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Get the recipe here for Patriotic Cone


Grilled Chocolate Banana Melts

A healthy and fun take on traditional s’mores.

BBQ Party Ideas for Kids-Grilled Chocolate Banana Melts

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Black Bean And Corn Pasta Salad

A quick and simple side dish loaded with veggies. Play around with this recipe and add whatever veggies you have.

Black Bean & Corn Pasta Salad. Recipe

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Get the recipe here for Black Bean & Corn Pasta Salad


Berry Lemonade

A fun and refreshing drink for adults and kids alike.

BBQ Party Ideas for Kids-Berry Lemonade

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Get the recipe here for Berry Lemonade


Yummy Grilled Zucchini

Kids will love these delicious fry shaped veggies. Get creative and try grilled carrots, sweet potatoes or even beets.

Yummy Grilled Zucchini Recipe

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Get the recipe here for Yummy Grilled Zucchini


Watermelon on a Stick

A fun way to serve a bbq staple!

Watermelon on a Stick

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Berry Trifle With Homemade Whipped Cream

This pretty dessert is a little time consuming, but it’s a delicious way to get your kids to eat their fruit.

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Get the recipe here for Berry Trifle with Homemade Whipped Cream


Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Salad

This cheesecake dessert can be made with tons of different fruit. Blueberries, raspberries, peaches , and pineapple would all be delicious!

 Recipe for Strawberry-Banana Cheesecake Salad

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Get the recipe here for Strawberry-Banana Cheesecake Salad


Fresh Fruit And Watermelon Cake

This cake is a showstopper! Your kids will be so impressed with this they will be begging to take a bite!


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Red, White And Blue Fudge

A small piece of this fudge goes a long way. This is definitely an end of summer treat!

Red, White & Blue Fudge

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Get the recipe here for Red,White & Blue Fudge


Labor Day BBQ Recipes for Kids. Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, so why not throw an awesome Labor Day BBQ! We have compiled a list of fun and kid friendly BBQ recipes
“The History of Labor Day.” UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR. N.p., Web
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