I love making festive meals and these 4th of July Recipes are sure to be a big hit. If you are looking for new 4th of July menu ideas, here are our favorite 30 recipes. From appetizers to main dishes and desserts and beverages, there is something for the entire day!
4th of July Recipes
We have lots of easy recipes you will love for the 4th of July. The hardest part will be deciding which ones to make! We have lots of favorites. We make fruit skewers a lot. Kids love these!
Easy 4th of July Recipes
For a Fourth of July party, red, white, and blue food is a must! Whether you are cutting watermelons into stars or icing your cookies like American flags, you can’t go wrong. Here are 30 of the best 4th of July menu ideas. These are sure to be perfect for your July 4th celebration!
Let’s get started with these recipes for 4th of July!
Berry Patriotic Fruit Kabobs – This easy to make treat is a sweet twist on a Fourth of July barbecue favorite.
Red White & Blue Cake – Make this Quick and easy red white and blue cake today! This is one of my favorite 4th of July desserts with the bold vibrant colors!
Summer Berry Cheesecake Salad – This simple recipe comes together with just 5 ingredients. This dessert folds rich and creamy cheesecake filling into your favorite berries.
Gluten Free Jalapeno Corn Dog Bites – A spicy spin on the iconic corn dog with a little roasted Jalapeno chili.This is a fun addition to any BBQ!
Red White & Blue Fruit Salad – I love this festive fruit salad. It just screams 4th of July food! It is beautiful and you can throw it together in just 5 minutes.
Red White & Blue Stuffed Strawberries – These look impressive, but are actually pretty easy to make!
Red White & Blue Trifle – This fancy dessert is made with sweet berries, custard and cream and is perfect for the 4th!
Bacon Corn Relish – This is a great side dish for any occasion, but especially ones where there is a crowd.
Red White & Blue Dipped Cherries – These are cute, delicious and you can make them very quickly. Perfect for 4th of July parties!
Red White & Blue Candy Apples – A layer of chewy blue raspberry candy coats a crisp, tart apple in this old-fashioned favorite!
Buffalo Chicken Bites with Blue Cheese – These are an amazing 4th of July dinner and they would also be a great party food!
Patriotic Hot Fudge Cheesecake Trifles – These are made as individual servings, and they’re perfectly patriotic!
Red White and Blue Icebox Cookies – Easy sugar cookies stored in the freezer. When ready, bake, add glaze and sprinkles! SO easy!
Buffalo Stuffed Sweet Potatoes – This is an easy, healthy meal that packs a powerful punch of flavor!
4th of July Ice Cream Sandwiches – These are so simple to make but super festive making it the perfect holiday dessert.
Stars and Stripes Flag Pie – This has got to be the most perfect dessert to enjoy after dinner on the 4th!
Cherry Stuffed Oreos – This recipe will make two dozen cookies but I think I would double it because they will be gone quick!
Fourth of July Cake Pops – 4th of July treats don’t get much more perfect than these!
Blueberry Cranberry Muffins – Kick off your July 4th celebration this year with these moist muffins loaded with cranberries and blueberries and topped with a sweet streusel.
Firework Sugar Cookie Pie – This Firework Sugar Cookie Pie is insanely delicious and like the biggest, softest most delicious sugar cookie ever!
Red White & Blue Drink – This super cool drink is easy to make and a hit with kids.
Cucumber Punch – This drink is extremely refreshing, light, and perfect for warm days!
Fajita Burgers – These bold and spicy burgers are full of Mexican flavors and are topped with the best fajita fixings.
Flank Steak with Corn Salsa – A perfectly cooked steak, slightly bitter scallions, and corn salsa is perfect for summer.
Jalapeno Popper Hot Dogs – These come together in just a few minutes!
Bacon Jalapeno Deviled Eggs – These are super delicious and add a kick to traditional deviled eggs, making them perfect for the 4th!
Patriotic Ice Cream Soda – Vanilla ice cream, blue raspberry soda, whipped cream, and strawberry syrup – these are PERFECT for the 4th of July!
4th of July Brownie Bomb Bites – These brownies look like little fire crackers and are sure to be a hit, especially with the kids!
Philly Cheesesteak Mac and Cheese – A beautiful marriage of two dishes that were meant to be together!
Greek Yogurt Coleslaw – Thick, creamy, delicious, and packed with protein and veggies, this is the perfect side for your summer grilling
I can’t wait to try these July 4th recipes!
There are so many fun recipes to try for 4th of July menu ideas. Whether you are the hostess or just need a quick dessert or side dish to bring to a party, you will find something that everyone will love.
Which quick and easy recipes for 4th of July will you try?
Entertaining is easy with so many 4th of July food recipes to try! These are the best 4th of July recipes. From 4th of July side dishes to 4th of July dessert recipes, there is something that will be perfect for any party or cookout you might be throwing or attending.
These 4th of July recipes red white and blue are so festive.
I love making these for Memorial Day as well. So fun! Decorating is fun too. We made this Easy to Make Star Shaped 4th of July Wreath.
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Print one of these fun free printables out. Grab an inexpensive frame at the dollar store and you have a cute decoration for next to nothing!
Perfect centerpiece for the 4th of July. The red, white and blue is so festive and it does not take a lot of time to make. Plus, it is inexpensive.