10 Fourth of July Recipe Ideas Perfect for Your BBQ

One of my favorite things about the 4th of July is creating festive desserts and snacks!

Whether you are looking for appetizer ideas, salads, or sweet desserts, these 10 patriotic 4th of July recipes are sure to impress. Plus they’re quick and easy to put together and bring to your picnic or BBQ.

Spinach Berry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

View Recipe From Modern Honey

Spinach, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, feta cheese, red onions, sliced almonds and topped with a homemade sweet poppy seed dressing.

Star-Spangled Cookies

View Recipe From Sugar Spun Run

These red, white and blue cookies are gorgeous. They may look time consuming to create, but the marbled icing is actually extremely simple and hard to mess up.

4th of July Dipped Flag Oreos

View Recipe From Crafty Morning

Here’s another patriotic cookie idea that is fun and simple to make, Flag Oreo Cookies.

Patriotic Charcuterie Board

View Recipe From Tasty Oven

This festive 4th of July platter leaves you with a lot of room for creativity. Use this photo for inspiration or customize your charcuterie board to your taste.

Red, White and Blue Salsa

View Recipe From The Cafe Sucre Farine

This salsa offers a wonderful combination of colors and flavors. Serve with your favorite chips or spoon over chicken or fish.


Mixed Berry Mini Trifles

View Recipe From Hello Little Home

Each bite of these individual trifle desserts is filled with fresh fruit, creamy custard, and delicious cake.


Patriotic Party Mix

View Recipe From The Baker Mama

Made with red while and blue sprinkles and M & Ms, Chex cereal, Cheerios, pretzels and dry roasted peanuts all covered in a white chocolate candy coating.

Blueberry Caprese Salad

View Recipe From Love & Olive Oil

This salad brings a colorful twist to the traditional Caprese Salad by adding blueberries into the mix.

Easy Taco Salad Flag

View Recipe From Family Fresh Meals

Everyone always loves a taco salad or dip at a party. This taco salad flag not only tastes amazing but looks festive for your 4th of July BBQ.

Strawberry Shortcake Kebobs

View Recipe From Sugar Apron

Shortcake cubes and strawberries drizzled in white chocolate? Yes please! Add blueberries for more color or they are just as amazing without.


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