38 Amazing 4th of July Recipes and Menu Ideas

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It’s time to prepare for a 4th of July cookout celebration with family and friends. Here you will find easy 4th of July recipes.

Fire up your grill, get your favorite fourth of July menu ideas and lets celebrate independence day!

If you are looking and trying to decide which foods to make this fun and patriotic holiday, here you will find 30 amazing 4th of July recipes. Don’t forget your summer cocktails

4th of July Recipes

These are some of my favorite summer recipes. Celebrate America with these 4th of July recipes.

These recipes are perfect for 4th of July barbecues, picnics and parties. Make along side these big batch cocktails.

Check out these Easy and Healthy Patriotic Food Ideas for your next summer party.

Appetizer 4th of July Recipes

Grilled Corn Salad

Close-up of a refreshing Grilled Corn Salad, highlighting the contrast between the deep red of the tomatoes and the golden hue of the grilled corn.

Enjoy a fresh, easy Grilled Corn Salad, perfect for BBQs and potlucks.

With grilled corn, cherry tomatoes, and homemade dressing, it’s a summer favorite.

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Melon prosciutto skewers from Delish

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Red white and blue deviled eggs from Create by Diane

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Patriotic fruit salad

Pigs in a blanket from Lil Luna

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Watermelon Salad with Feta

A vibrant Feta Watermelon Salad on a plate, set against a rustic stone background, highlighting the colorful contrast of ingredients.

Main Entree 4th of July Recipes

Italian caprese sandwich from BeCentsational

Honey Garlic Chicken Skewers

Side view of succulent Honey Garlic Chicken Skewers on parchment, capturing the essence of quick weeknight dinners and healthy meal options

Chicken quesadillas from BeCentsational

Asian Chicken Wings

BBQ chicken legs from A southern Soul

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Easy Grilled Chicken

Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Zesty and flavorful shrimp kababs, a favorite quick meal, ready in just 20 minutes, ideal for busy nights and easy entertaining.

Shrimp boil foil packs from The Spruce Eats

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Red white and blue spaghetti from Created by Diane

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Honey garlic ribs from Rock Recipes

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Slow cooker BBQ chicken sandwich from Butter Your Biscuit

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Grilled chicken skewers

Buffalo Wings

Glazed pork chops from Delightful E Made

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Bacon cheeseburgers from Fox Valley Foodie

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Sides 4th of July Recipes

Baked macaroni and cheese

Close-up of creamy, cheesy layers in a freshly baked Mac and Cheese casserole.

Southern Potato Salad

Hearty Southern Potato Salad, embodying the richness and warmth of southern-style cuisine.

California pasta salad from Life in the Lofthouse

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Macaroni salad

Grilled Veggies from Dinner at the Zoo

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Fourth of July baked beans

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes in a white bowl garnished with chives.

Grilled corn on the cob from Kitchn

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Classic Coleslaw

Grilled hasselback potatoes from Completely Delicious

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Dessert 4th fo July Recipes

No Bake Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

Image of a no-bake blueberry lemon cheesecake on a white pedestal. The cheesecake has a golden brown cookie crust, a thick layer of creamy lemon-infused filling, and is topped with a generous amount of plump blueberries. A slice has been served on a white plate, showing the luscious layers, garnished with a lemon slice and zest.

Lemon Mousse

Three jars of lemon mousse are arranged on a light grey surface, each topped with a creamy swirl, a slice of lemon, and a mint leaf. The front jar is in sharp focus, showcasing the smooth texture and garnish details. In the background, a beige linen cloth, more mousse jars with a softer focus, a golden spoon, and additional lemon slices contribute to a fresh and elegant dessert presentation.

Banana Pudding in a Jar

A layered banana pudding in a clear jar, with vanilla wafers, banana slices, and vanilla pudding, topped with whipped cream and a dusting of cinnamon.

Greek Berry Yogurt

Creamy Greek yogurt paired with fresh blueberries and raspberries, showcasing a low carb and keto-friendly option for an easy breakfast or healthy dessert.

No bake summer berry cake OMG Chocolate Dessert

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Firecracker cupcakes from Oh Nuts

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Cheesecake stuffed strawberries from Dessert Now Dinner Later

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American flag rice krispie from Life Love & Sugar

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No bake strawberry blueberry trifle from Natasha’s Kitchen

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No bake summer berry icebox cake from Cakes Cottage

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Red White and Blue Cheesecake Macarons from Baking a Moment

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Red White & Blue Jello Cups from The Real Mom Kitchen

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Fourth of July cupcake flag cake from BettyCrocker

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Patriotic chocolate covered strawberries from Princess Pinky Girl

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Blue Hawaiian Rum Punch

Blue Hawaiian Rum Punch, a clear pitcher filled with a bright blue beverage, flanked by two glasses served over ice. Each glass is garnished with a Maraschino cherry, contrasting beautifully with the blue drink. The setup exudes a festive and refreshing vibe, perfect for a celebration or a relaxing day.

Non Alcoholic Blue Hawaiian Lemonade

A sleek, transparent pitcher filled with vibrant blue lemonade, alongside three glasses each brimming with the same captivating beverage, sits on a smooth, gray background. Each glass is meticulously garnished with a Maraschino cherry, adding a pop of red to the serene setup, inviting a taste of refreshing drinks.

Strawberry Daiquiri

Closeup strawberry daiquiri in a glass rimmed with sugar, with a striped straw and lime slice, surrounded by strawberries and ice on a speckled surface.

Pink Pineapple Lemonade

Glasses of Pink Pineapple Lemonade garnished with pineapple and lemon slices on a white countertop, radiating summer refreshment vibes.

Virgin Pina Colada

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