BEST Picnic Recipes for National Picnic Month

Did you know July is National Picnic Month? Makes perfect sense, doesn’t it? Today, along with some of my favorite bloggers, I’m sharing the BEST Picnic Recipes! Whether you are gathering with friends in your backyard or heading to a park for a picnic, you’ll find tons of inspiration for your next outing. Pack your cooler with some terrific sandwiches, summer salads or even deviled eggs. For dessert, we’re offering cookies, cupcakes, pie and my milk and cookies lasagna. I’ve got you covered.Picnic Month Collage | Picnic Recipes

Picnic Recipes: Entrees, Appetizers and Salads

Greek Salad Sandwich from Whole Food | Real Families
This Greek Salad Sandwich is the perfect sandwich for wrapping up and taking on a picnic. Super healthy – but delicious enough that it doesn’t matter.

Greek Salad Sandwich

Creamy Pesto Chicken Sandwiches from Bobbi’s Kozy Kitchen
A delicious alternative to the traditional chicken salad and the perfect sandwich to pack for your next picnic.

Creamy Chicken Pesto Sandwiches | Picnic Recipes
Bok Choy Deviled Eggs from Fearless Dining
Easy Bok Choy and Bacon Deviled Eggs are not only a delicious snack for a picnic…but nobody will ever know there is bok choy hidden inside!

Bok Choy Deviled Eggs | Picnic Recipes
Creamy Cucumber and Dill Potato Salad from Renee’s Kitchen Adventures
No picnic is complete without a tasty salad and this Creamy Dill and Cucumber Potato Salad is a perfect choice!

Creamy Cucumber and Dill Potato Salad | Picnic Recipes

French Potato Salad from Creative Culinary
The perfect potato salad for a picnic; all potato, fresh herbs and an olive oil dressing. Can be served at picnic temperature, no refrigeration required!

French Potato Salad | Picnic Recipes

Southern Vinegar Slaw from Amee’s Savory Dish
This flavorful southern slaw recipe is lightened-up and perfect for a summer picnic!

Southern Vinegar Slaw | Picnic Recipes

Picnic Recipes: Desserts

Milk & Cookies Lasagna from That Skinny Chick Can Bake
This dreamy, no-bake dessert lasagna is the crowning touch of a picnic meal!

Milk and Cookies Lasagna | Picnic Recipes

Watermelon Cupcakes from Rose Bakes
Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Buttercream and with a little food coloring, transformed them into “Watermelon Cupcakes” perfect for summer and picnics!

Watermelon Cupcakes | Picnic Recipes

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie from The Chef Next Door
This classic Strawberry Rhubarb Pie is the perfect summer dessert for any picnic or gathering. The combination of sweet strawberries and tart rhubarb just can’t be beat!

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie | Picnic Recipes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies from Kristine in Between
Delicious and easy small-batch peanut butter chocolate chip cookies that are the perfect dessert for any outdoor picnic.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies | Picnic Recipes

Thanks for stopping by and checking out all these scrumptious picnic recipes. Next month we’ll be sharing our favorite sandwich recipes for National Sandwich Month!

More Favorites:

Pressed Brick Sandwich

Potato and Green Bean Salad

Spinach Almond and Berries Salad

Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

S’mores Brownies


  1. Everything sounds really good… As does that peach and raspberry galette in your ‘you might also likes’:@)

  2. I love this collection! I just pinned this to save, I know I will be using it all summer!

  3. This is a delicious round-up! thanks for putting it together.

  4. What a fabulous picnic spread! I’ll have some of everything.

  5. I want one of each recipe Liz. These are all perfect for picnics. And nothing beats a picnic with fabulous food.

  6. Picnics are so much fun, especially when you have a great selection like this!

  7. What a delicious collection. Summers are made for picnics and this round up is great!

  8. You are right on! These are perfect picnic foods! Happy 4th Liz!

  9. I’m so excited for picnic month! I bought a roll up table, an actual picnic basket (like a REAL one!), a picnic blanket and now I have all the recipes to go along with my “stuff!”

  10. Love those watermelon cupcakes, but that lasagna might do me in!

  11. Yes to each of these picnic or not!

  12. I had no idea that July is National Picnic Month! How fun! Love those cute watermelon cupcakes!

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