40 Delicious July 4th Recipes

Collage of July 4th food and drink recipes

July 4th is MONDAY! And if you’re anything like me, you miiiiiiight be starting to think about your menu now.

Feeling stressed? Don’t be!

I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite recipes, along with some of my food blogger friends’ recipes, that would be perfect for Independence Day.

Ready? Here we go…


3 Easy, Healthy July 4th Appetizers from Family Food on the Table

Cotija Corn Avocado TRISCUIT Crackers from The Speckled Palate

Cucumber Bruschetta from The Speckled Palate

German Pretzels and Beer Cheese from Feast + West

Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta from The Speckled Palate

Patriotic Fruit Skewers from Domestically Blissful

Roasted Grapes and Manchego Cheese from Dish It Girl

Spicy Bacon Pimento Cheese from Feast + West

If you’re looking for more appetizers, check out these 12 Patriotic Red, White and Blue Appetizers!


Three Blackberry Gin Slushes with blackberry and mint garnish

Blackberry Gin Slush from The Speckled Palate

Blackberry Mint Julep from Feast + West

Pimm’s Cup from The Speckled Palate

Red, White and Blue Sangria from Life’s Ambrosia

Strawberry Honeysuckle Sparkler from The Speckled Palate

Sparkling Bourbon Peach Lemonade from Cake ‘n Knife

Vodka Strawberry Lemonade from Cake ‘n Knife


pork tenderloin sliders on purple napkins with two glasses of wine

All-American Burger from Valerie’s Kitchen

Broiler Eggplant Sandwiches with Tomato and Mozzarella from I Wash, You Dry

Easy Pulled Pork Sandwiches from The Country Contessa

Grilled Chicken Shawarma from The Speckled Palate

Juicy Lucy Burgers from The Speckled Palate

Pork Tenderloin Sliders from The Speckled Palate

Side Dishes

July 4th Food: Cucumber and Feta Salad // The Speckled Palate

Cucumber and Feta Salad from The Speckled Palate

Fresh Mozzarella Watermelon Salad from Domestically Blissful

Melon Mint Mozzarella Salad from Feast + West

Red, White and Blue Watergate Salad from A Joyfully Mad Kitchen

Strawberry Summer Red Quinoa Salad from Dash of Herbs

Sriracha Baked Beans from The Speckled Palate

Tangy Broccoli Salad from The Country Contessa


Two slices of berry pound cake with whipped cream and berries

All-American Sugar Cookie Bar from A Joyfully Mad Kitchen

Berry Mascarpone Tart from A Savory Feast

Berry Pound Cake from The Speckled Palate

 “Hamburger” Macarons from I Say Nomato

Mini Pavlovas with Mascarpone and Fresh Berries from Lavender and Macarons

Pavlova Recipe with Bourbon Cherry Sauce from Tag & Tibby

Red, White and Blue Berry Popsicles from According to Laura Jean
Red, White, and Blue Chocolate Covered Apples from Sustaining the Powers

Red, White and Blue Sheet Cake from Sugar & Soul

Red, White and Blue Yogurt Parfaits from Family Food on the Table

Stars and Stripes Crispy S’mores Cake Bites from Sugar Dish Me

Strawberry Lemon Shortcakes from Dash of Herbs

What do you plan to make for July 4th?

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  1. What a fun and festive round-up!! Love all these cute July 4th recipes – will just have to celebrate for days!

    1. Thanks so much, Kathryn! I completely agree – we should all celebrate for days. 😉 Happy Fourth to you and yours!

  2. Thanks for sharing this round-up, lady! I didn’t get to plan a July 4 party this year but next year is going to be big. It’s my favorite holiday! I pinned this in the meantime. I love that these recipes can be made for Memorial Day, Labor Day and all summer long, too!

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