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I’m rounding up my favorite 4th of July recipes! We’ve got everything from appetizers and drinks to desserts and main courses. You’ll find great options for any Independence Day party, gathering, or BBQ.
Some recipes are patriotic with a red, white, and blue theme, and others are just plain tasty!
Red, White & Blue Flag Cake from A Classic Twist
This layer cake is seriously impressive, and everyone will love it at your 4th of July party!
Classic Macaroni Salad by Salt & Lavender
This salad has a tasty creamy dressing and it can be served as-is or dressed up depending on your tastes!
Sparkling Peach & Strawberry Sangria from Savory Spicerack
Sangria is a delicious summer refresher, and these flavors are perfectly in season in July!
Red, White & Blue Watermelon Fruit Salad by Foodie Crush
This fruit salad is packed with goodness and it’s refreshing on a hot summer day!
Star Spangled Sugar Cookies from A Family Feast
These patriotic cookies are cute, fun, and easy to make!
No-Bake Eton Mess Berry Cheesecake by Half Baked Harvest
You can skip turning on the oven with this gorgeous patriotic cheesecake!
Juicy Lucy by Pinch of Yum
What is a Juicy Lucy, you ask? It’s a burger stuffed with cheese!
4th of July White Chocolate Fudge by Taste & Tell
This fudge is fun to make and the perfect addition to Independence Day gatherings.
Southern Baked Beans by Grandbaby Cakes
These beans are smoky and sweet and pair well with any BBQ fare you’ll find at a 4th of July cookout!
Apple Coleslaw by Salt & Lavender
This is the best coleslaw recipe! Apples give it a sweet and tart twist.
Coney Island Hot Dogs from Taste & Tell
These perfectly spiced hot dogs will be a hit at your BBQ!
The Best Turkey Burgers from Salt & Lavender
These turkey burgers are perfectly moist and seasoned… this ain’t no boring turkey burger!
Southern Potato Salad from Immaculate Bites
This potato salad is a classic must-have side dish.
Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken Skewers from Salt & Lavender
These 3-ingredient chicken skewers will be a hit with the whole family!
The Best Grilled BBQ Burger from Fox & Briar
You can’t do 4th of July without burgers… and this one is a winner!
4th of July Berry Cheesecake Popsicles from The Beach House Kitchen
These popsicles are fun and refreshing for kids and adults alike!
Strawberry Iced Tea from Queenslee Appetit
This drink is thirst-quenching and color-wise it’ll fit right into American flag-themed decor!
Summer Dip Board by Real Food by Dad
This dip board has 3 different kinds of tasty dips (Seven Layer Bean Dip, Mexican Corn Salad Dip, and Roasted Tomatillo Guacamole)… so good!
Crockpot Pulled Pork Sandwich from Salt & Lavender
I may be biased, but I looove this pulled pork recipe, and it won’t heat up your kitchen.
Watermelon Margaritas from Isabel Eats
What’s more refreshing than a margarita on a hot summer day?
Nashville Hot Chicken Tenders by My Forking Life
Who doesn’t love chicken tenders? If you’ve got an air fryer, this recipe is a must-make!
Bacon Ranch Cheeseburgers from The Cozy Cook
You can’t get much more American than a cheeseburger… and these deliver!
Red, White & Blue Fudge Brownies from Queenslee Appetit
You can’t go wrong with brownies any time of year, and these have a fun patriotic twist that everyone will love. Not that it’ll take long before they’re all devoured!
Grape Salad from Garnish & Glaze
This grape salad is crunchy, creamy, refreshing, and sweet… and the best part is that it’s lightened up with Greek yogurt!
Loaded Potato Skins from Brown Sugar
You may think of potato skins as a game-day food, but they’re good at ANY gathering in my opinion. I so want to eat these as a BBQ side!
Grilled Chicken Sandwich from Wine & Glue
This sandwich is super simple to make and delicious. The recipe includes a tasty homemade honey mustard BBQ sauce.
Patriotic Marshmallow Popcorn from Salt & Lavender
This sweet popcorn is fun and different… and you can’t go wrong with sprinkles!
Red, White & Blue Pudding Pops from The Recipe Rebel
These popsicles are quick and simple to make with vanilla pudding mix. Kids and grown-ups will love ’em!
Caprese Crostini from Salt & Lavender
Tomatoes are in season, so take advantage of their ripeness and make these amazing snacks!
Star Spangled Fruit Infused Water by The View From Great Island
Everyone should stay hydrated on July 4th and this is a fun way to do it!
White BBQ Sauce Pork Ribs by A Family Feast
Fire up the grill for this one! The zesty, peppery sauce is a total crowd pleaser!
Classic Chili Dogs from The Beach House Kitchen
If you’re a chili lover, you need these on your menu!!
Crispy Quinoa Burgers by Half Baked Harvest
If you want to be a little extra this 4th of July, give these quinoa burgers a try. They’re topped with gruyere, beer caramelized onions, and sweet potato fries!
Which recipe will you try? I hope you have an amazing July 4th! 🙂