Thanks to the time change between South Korea and the United States, families can enjoy Olympic coverage all day long. From watching luge competitors barrel down the track at 80 miles per hour to holding your breath wondering if the freestyle snowboarders are going to stick the landing, there is no shortage of excitement throughout the three weeks of athleticism and competition.
While most of us are not planning on competing in any Olympic sports in the near future, you can show your fervor for Team USA by indulging in some patriotic treats throughout the games. Whip up some of these snacks and enjoy your arm chair coaching alongside Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, no bedazzled microphone required.
Red White and Blue M&M Cookie Tart
Easy to make and fun for the kids to help with, this tart is a must have in any Olympic Dessert Competitors arsenal.
Fruit is a healthy part of any Olympic hopeful’s diet! We’ll just look the other way about the cheesecake.
Chocolate Covered Oreo’s
Dunking might typically limited to the basketball team during the summer olympics, but there’s no reason to not practice your skills by dunking these treats into some milk.
Read the full recipe on Eating on a Dime.
Stars and Stripes Sugar Cookie Bars
As your favorite Olympian takes the medal podium, toast them by raising your own version of the Stars and Stripes during the ceremony.
Red, White and Blue Almond Cookies
A white chocolate drizzle makes these almond and cherry cookies one you’ll want to share at least once a day throughout the games.
Read the full recipe on The Kitchen is My Playground.
Forth of July Fruit Kabobs
Some of the competitions start first thing in the morning. If dessert isn’t your ideal breakfast, these fruit kabobs are the perfect breakfast snack to get you in the Olympic mood.
Another healthy option with this recipe you can even let the kiddo’s decorate their own treat while you kick back and root for your favorite Biathlete.
Read the full recipe on Wholesome Yum.
Patriotic Rice Krispie Bars
Take everyones favorite marshmallow treat and dip it in blue chocolate coating to make the perfect hands held Olympic snack.
Lip Smacking Good Cherry Pie Crumble Bars
What is more American than a big slice of cherry pie? These pie inspired crumbles are the ideal easy treat that the whole family will enjoy as much as Shaun White’s Halfpipe.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes
These easy to make cupcakes bring a family favorite to life in a patriotic way.
Firecracker Jello Cups
Looking for some lighter fare? Jello is the ideal light treat the still packs in the sugar buzz you need to finish a triple axle jump.
Olympic Torch Ice Cream Flambe
The Olympics wouldn’t be complete without the Olympic Torch. With some adult supervision this high impact dessert will be talked about for Olympic celebrations years to come.
While the only training you may have completed was for the next eating contest at the community fair, this list of treats should have you well prepared to take home a gold medal at your next event! What are your favorite events sports to watch during the Winter Olympics. Leave us a note in the comments and let us know!