Celebrate Independence Day With Our 50 Favorite 4th of July Recipes
Cobb-Style Hot Dogs
Padma's Grilled Corn
Blueberry Lemonade Poke Cake
Lemon desserts are a cool, refreshing end to any summer meal—and these yummy lemon bars couldn't be easier. The prep time is less than 30 minutes, and the yield is more than 35 bars. Add this tart treat to your rotation of 4th of July dessert recipes and win the holiday.
Red, White, and Blue Shooters
Pineapple, Mint, and Coconut Water Pops
Pineapple desserts are perfect for summer because the fruit is so refreshing—and these chilly ice pops are no exception. Made with coconut water, pineapple chunks, mint, lime juice, and honey, these flavorful pops are a healthy addition to your 4th of July spread.
BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches
Ranch Potato Salad
Swirled Fourth of July Bundt Cake
This sweet 4th of July dessert looks patriotic on the outside thanks to drippy white frosting and firecracker-inspired sprinkles. But there's also a surprise hidden inside each slice. We swirled together red, white, and blue cake batter so that every bite of this bundt cake recipe is just as patriotic as the American flag itself.
Honey Fruit Salad
Hot Italian Beef Melts
Texas Cowboy-Style Ribs
Peanut Butter Brownies
Grilled Romaine Panzanella
Sparkling Rose Blueberry Floats
Firecracker Party Cake
Steak and Herb Tacos
Fat-Free Watermelon Sherbet
Ranch Fried Chicken
We know 4th of July is prime barbecue season, but fried chicken deserves a spot at your celebration too. Especially this recipe—ranch salad dressing is included in the batter, while dry seasoning is mixed with crushed crackers for double the flavor. True ranch lovers, make sure you have a cup on the side for dipping your piece.
Brats with Mango Relish
White Strawberry Sangria
Toast to the nation's independence with a sweet strawberry sangria recipe. The red-and-white big-batch holiday punch gets double the fruit flavor from fresh berries and strawberry schnapps.
Fourth of July Trifle
Celebrate the 4th of July in festive fashion by making this patriotic trifle for your dessert table. White angel food cake and cream, red strawberries, and blueberries mimic the stripes of the flag, which you can see throughout the bowl when you make this recipe in a trifle dish. For added patriotic pep, use a tiny cookie cutter to shape the strawberries into stars.