We have over 30 easy 4th of July Recipes that are sure to be a big hit. If you are looking for new 4th of July menu ideas, here are our favorite easy 4th of july recipes. From appetizers to main dishes and desserts and beverages, there is something for the entire day!
4th of July Recipes
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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!
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Your party or BBQ will be a hit with so many yummy recipes.
4th of July dessert recipes
This easy to make treat is a sweet twist on a Fourth of July barbecue favorite. Fruit is a great dessert item and a nice healthy touch to bring to any cookout.
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 and so yummy!
This simple recipe comes together with just 5 ingredients. This dessert folds rich and creamy cheesecake filling into your favorite berries.
I love this festive fruit salad. It just screams 4th of July food! Plus, it is beautiful and you can throw it together in just 5 minutes.
These stuffed strawberries look impressive but are actually pretty easy to make! Give these patriotic and delicious strawberries a try.
This fancy dessert is made with sweet berries, custard and cream. Perfect for the 4th!
These are cute, delicious and you can make them very quickly. Perfect for 4th of July parties for a festive treat.
A layer of chewy blue raspberry candy coats a crisp, tart apple in this old-fashioned favorite! Tangy and sweet combine for a great recipe.
Everyone will love these individual servings of cheesecake trifle. Layer in clear glasses so the gorgeous layers can be displayed.
Ice box cookies make parties a breeze. Store in the freezer and when you are ready to enjoy, simply bake!
These are so simple to make but super festive making it the perfect holiday dessert. Take ice cream sandwiches up a notch with festive sprinkles and more.
This has got to be the most perfect dessert to enjoy after dinner on the 4th! Layers of delicious pie topped with a patriotic flag make such a patriotic dessert.
This recipe will make two dozen cookies but I think I would double it because they will be gone quick! Top with patriotic sprinkles to make these perfect for July 4th.
4th of July treats don’t get much more perfect than cake pops. Kids go crazy over these and they are super easy to make for any occasion.
Kick off your July 4th celebration this year with these moist muffins loaded with cranberries and blueberries and topped with a sweet streusel. This is a great way to start off the day or finish off a meal with a sweet treat.
This Firework Sugar Cookie Pie is insanely delicious and like the biggest, softest most delicious sugar cookie ever! This one is sure to be a hit at your party.
These brownies look like little fire crackers and are sure to be a hit, especially with the kids! Plus, they are really easy to make.
Traditional 4th of July foods
A spicy spin on the iconic corn dog with a little roasted Jalapeno chili. This is a fun addition to any BBQ!
This is a great side dish for any occasion, but especially ones where there is a crowd. The bacon gives the corn relish such an amazing flavor.
These bite size Chicken Buffalo Balls are loaded with flavor and make a great appetizer or dinner idea for parties. Guests will love the buffalo flavor.
This is an easy, healthy meal that packs a powerful punch of flavor! Sweet potatoes pair with buffalo flavor for a hearty meal that is easy to prepare.
Your house will smell wonderful and the meat is so tender it literally falls off the bone. The sauce is sweet and spicy and oh so delicious.
These bold and spicy burgers are full of Mexican flavors and are topped with the best fajita fixings. Set up a topping bar and let your guests choose what they like.
Once you cook ribs in your crock pot, you’ll never go back to the way you were cooking them before. Crock Pot Pork Ribs Recipe is simple to make but everyone will think that you have been working hard in the kitchen all day long!
A perfectly cooked steak, slightly bitter scallions, and corn salsa come together for the perfect recipe for summer. This recipe is easy to prepare at your next BBQ.
These come together in just a few minutes! Enjoy hot dogs but with an extra kick of flavor when you make these delicious Jalapeno hog dogs.
This recipe has lots of tender pork packed with flavor piled high on a fluffy roll! Yum! Spend more time with your party guests with this quick and easy instant pot recipe.
Everyone loves deviled eggs and this recipe takes them to a new level. Spicy and just the perfect amount of heat, these are a crowd pleaser.
Everyone loves philly cheesesteak and mac and cheese. Now, you can enjoy them together in this genius recipe. Yum!
The pressure cooker will change how you cook brisket from now on. The instant pot makes it quick and easy while the meat is so tender with tons of flavor.
Every good cookout needs coleslaw. This recipe is thick and creamy while being packed with protein and veggies.
The slow cooker does all the work in this delicious Crock Pot Baked Beans Recipe. Sweet and spicy with a little heat, these baked beans are perfect for your 4th of July BBQ.
Once you see how easy and delicious this recipe is, you won’t ever buy store bought slaw again. Tangy and sweet and oh so yummy!
4th of July drink recipes
This super cool drink is easy to make and a hit with kids. Gorgeous layers of red, white and blue make this the perfect drink for parties.
This drink is extremely refreshing, light, and perfect for warm days! Beat the heat at your 4th of July with this refreshing drink.
Vanilla ice cream, blue raspberry soda, whipped cream, and strawberry syrup – these are PERFECT for the 4th of July! Festive and tasty!
I can’t wait to try these 4th of july menu ideas!
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.
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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 are the best 4th of July bbq food ideas!
Whether you are looking for 4th of July desserts and side dishes, 4th of July appetizers or 4th of July finger foods, there are recipes for everyone. You are going to love these 4th of July barbecue party ideas!
Get ready for Independence Day with these festive July recipes. Make the day special with extra whipped cream cream for dessert, homemade baked beans or pasta salad. Try potato salad or grilled chicken and just sit back and enjoy!
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.