Amp up your Independence Day celebration with our list of delicious 4th of July recipes.
The 4th of July is the day when we celebrate America’s freedom with our friends and family. The day is filled with fun and time with our loved ones. One of the biggest parts of any 4th of July celebration? The food! If you’re looking for a festive menu, check out some of our 4th of July recipes. From 4th of July appetizers to desserts, we have a tasty treat for any part of the day.
4th of July Appetizers
Get the kids involved with your 4th of July recipes and make the kabobs from Make and Takes. All you need to make the simple treat is strawberries, blueberries, marshmallows and bamboo skewers.
Combine crisp watermelon, juicy blueberries and crumble-in-your-mouth feta cheese with this dish from Wenderly. Cut up the watermelon and feta and arrange in rows to represent the red and white stripes of the American flag. Put the blueberries in a separate dish on the left corner of the platter and you have the blue field. It’s a simple dish with a patriotic presentation.
Show off your American pride with the colorful deviled egg recipe from Plain Chicken. Dye the eggs red and blue with food coloring and cut in half to make deviled eggs. It’s one of the easiest 4th of July recipes!
4th of July Desserts
1. Flag Cake
Pay homage to Old Glory with the cake recipe from Recipe. Line up raspberries and frosting to make the red and white stripes. Blueberries serve as the blue field of the flag. The cake is perfect for a large gathering, as it makes 35 servings.
These 4th of July themed desserts from Kraft are a snap to make. Cupcakes are a fun finger food that everyone at your 4th of July celebration can enjoy.
The brightly colored whoopie pies from Dessert Now, Dinner Later will be a hit with the kids. The bright blue and red play off the creamy white centers. Add sprinkles to make this 4th of July dessert extra tasty.
4th of July Drinks
Blend up some refreshing patriotic margaritas with the easy recipe from Gimme Some Oven. Layer the different flavors to get red, white and blue. Top off the fancy drink with foil firecrackers and celebrate America in style.
Whip up fun, kid-friendly drinks with this quick recipe from Steve Spangler Science. Let the kids layer different sodas and juices by density to create colorful creations fit for an American celebration.
Put your mason jars to use and make this patriotic drink from Chilled Magazine. The mason jar cocktail is easy to make and is the perfect way to celebrate all things red, white and blue.