50 Divine Church Picnic Recipes

Classic Potato Salad – A picnic staple, this creamy potato salad combines boiled potatoes, hard-boiled eggs, celery, and onions with a mayonnaise and mustard dressing. Season with salt, pepper, and a sprinkle of paprika for added flavor.

Southern Fried Chicken – Marinate chicken pieces overnight in buttermilk and spices, then coat in seasoned flour and fry until golden brown and crispy.

Lemonade – No picnic is complete without a refreshing drink, and homemade lemonade is simple to make. Combine fresh lemon juice, water, and sugar to taste

Deviled Eggs – Halve hard-boiled eggs and mix the yolks with mayonnaise, mustard, and a touch of vinegar. Pipe the mixture back into the egg whites and sprinkle with paprika.

Pasta Salad with Pesto – Toss cooked pasta with homemade or store-bought pesto, fresh cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls, and toasted pine nuts.

Pulled Pork Sandwiches – Slow cook a pork shoulder until it's tender enough to shred, then mix with your favorite barbecue sauce. Serve on soft buns with coleslaw for a delicious, satisfying main dish.

Cornbread Muffins – Sweet or savory, cornbread muffins are a comforting addition to any picnic. Add jalapeños and cheese for a spicy kick or corn kernels for sweetness. They’re easy to distribute and don’t require utensils.

Coleslaw – A mix of shredded cabbage, carrots, and a creamy dressing, coleslaw is a crunchy, refreshing side that complements rich, savory dishes. Add apple slices or raisins for a touch of sweetness.

Fruit Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing – Combine a variety of fresh fruits like berries, melon, and grapes. Drizzle with a dressing made from lime juice and honey for a light, refreshing side that’s perfect for a hot day.

Chocolate Chip Cookies – Soft, chewy, and filled with chocolate chips, these cookies are a beloved classic. Bake a large batch—they’re sure to disappear quickly.

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