4th of July Recipes

4th of July recipes are pretty predictable for the most part. You can pretty much count on a BBQ grill, some side salads, and – of course – the perfect deviled eggs. This year, kick it up a notch with festive desserts and great grilling foods!

4th of July Recipes

The 4th of July is a fun time to get together, celebrate the founding of our country and totally pig out with friends while you wait for the fireworks to start!  These 4th of July Recipes are the perfect mix of main food and desserts, and are sure to give you some great ideas.

4th of July Recipes

Why not make Firecracker Dogs for the kids?  This fun idea was created by Handmade in the Heartland and they’d be the talk of the party!

4th of July Recipes

Pass the Sushi created a recipe for Baked Beans in the crockpot – and any 4th party wouldn’t be complete without these!

4th of July RecipesThis red, white, and blue salsa is the perfect appetizer or snack for your 4th of July party.  Blueberry, Strawberry, and Jicama Salsa from Two Peas in their Pod


4th of July Berry Trifles – in individual servings – are perfect treats for little hands and big hands alike! See how Recipe Girl put them together here.

4th of July RecipesThis IceBox Cake from Life Love and Sugar is a perfect light dessert for your party.

4th of July Recipes

The Ultimate Burger from Real Housemoms is a huge patty is topped with sharp cheddar cheese, roasted sweet potato, caramelized onions, bacon and avocado!

4th of July Recipes

Balsamic Glazed Steak Rolls might just be the perfect grilling food for a large party. You can pre-prep them and have everything ready to go with the party starts!  Grab the recipe from Tablespoon!

4th of July Recipes

The entire party will love this Fresh Fruit Brownie Pizza – and it’s simple to make since fresh fruit is available all summer long.  Add a dollop of COOL WHIP whipped topping and every bite is perfection!

4th of July RecipesThis Lightened Up 7 Layer Dip is PERFECT for 4th of July and delicious too!  See the layers at Mariah’s Pleasing Plates.

Drunken Cherries – I mean, dip these suckers in some blue sugar or red and blue sprinkles, and you’ve got the perfect ADULT party treat! Crazy for Crust knows how to throw a party!

Looking for other festive ideas?  Check out these posts:

4th of July Recipes

Firecracker Popcorn // Marshmallow Pops // Firecracker Cookies

About Melanie L.

Melanie works full time at Tuft & Needle and blogs part time evenings and weekends when her daughter is working on the cars with her dad!

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