10 Delectable Fourth of July Party Recipes

10 Delectable Fourth of July Party Recipes

Fourth of July is right around the corner and that means that summer is officially underway. While we had to stay separated last year, this year is different. We can gather once again! If you’re planning on kicking off the season with a party, you’re in luck. We have 10 amazing Fourth of July party recipes. Look them over to see which ones will be the best fit for your bash.

Fourth of July party recipes your friends and family will love

1. Patriotic Punch.

With its red, white, and blue color scheme, this patriotic punch recipe is tailor-made for the holiday. As is, it is kid-friendly and makes a great mocktail. However, if you want ed to liven this drink up a little bit, it’s just as easy to add a shot or two of your favorite libation. Throw in a couple of ice cubes and you’ll be in for easy sipping all weekend long.

2. 7-Layer flag dip.

Made from refried beans, taco seasoning, sour cream, guacamole, and cheese, there’s a lot to love about this 7-layer flag dip. Yet, beyond just the taste, the thing to really love about this Fourth of July party recipe is how easy it is to put together. All you need to do is layer the dip ingredients in a dish and then make a flag shape across the top by alternating stripes of sliced tomatoes and shredded cheese. Finally, use crushed-up, blue tortilla chips for the stars.

3. Red, white, and blue deviled eggs.

There’s no doubt that this red, white, and blue deviled egg recipe is going to be a hit at any party. However, the secret is that, if you have a deviled egg recipe that you love, you can absolutely use it for this. The thing that sets this recipe apart from others is that it uses food coloring to dye some of the egg whites red and blue. The filling is entirely up to you.

4. Fourth of July firecracker hot dogs.

These firecracker hot dogs could not be any easier to make or more fun to eat. All you need to do is attach your preferred brand of hot dogs to a skewer, wrap them in pre-made, refrigerated breadstick dough, and bake. When they’re finished, simply use a star-shaped cookie cutter to cut cheese slices into the shape of stars. Then, top off each skewer with one. This recipe is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

5. Best-Ever BBQ Ribs.

Every Fourth of July party needs a show-stopping main course and these best-ever BBQ ribs are unquestionably it. These ribs are baked in the oven before being slathered in a flavor-packed dry rub and finished off on the grill. It provides everything you love about low-and-slow flavor with only a fraction of the hassle.

6. Grandma’s best potato salad.

Once you have your main course settled, you need to have a few different side dishes for people to taste and Grandma’s best potato salad should absolutely be part of your lineup of Fourth of July party recipes. It’s a southern-style take on potato salad, which includes eggs, celery seed, mustard, and miracle whip. No matter how you slice it, this recipe is bound to be a crowdpleaser,

7. Classic baked beans.

No backyard barbecue would be complete without a classic baked beans recipe, especially one that takes place over the Fourth of July. This particular recipe brings the powerhouse flavors of bacon, garlic, onion, and molasses to the forefront. Still, it’s cooking the beans down low and slow that really gives this dish its signature flavor. It’s a side dish that will undoubtedly become an annual favorite.

8. Fourth of July caprese salad.

In essence, this caprese salad recipe is a traditional summer staple. It’s got tomatoes, basil, and cheese. However, the star-shaped cheese and added blueberries make it a perfect fit for the summer holiday. It’s the ideal way to round out a meal.

9. American flag fruit pizza.

If you need a classic dessert to cap off your party, look no further than this American flag fruit pizza recipe. The first layer is a sweet sugar cookie crust. Then comes a light, blended layer of cream cheese, sugar, and whipped cream. Finally, fruit makes up the toppings on this dessert pizza. A mixture of strawberries and blueberries is all you need to complete this Fourth of July party recipe.

10. Red, white and blue muddy buddies.

Although muddy buddies are really just Chex Mix and powdered sugar, they’re undoubtedly addictive and these red, white, and blue muddy buddies are no exception. Best of all, this grab-able snack takes just 15 minutes to make, which means that you can easily find time for it among all of your other dishes. Plus, this is a great way to get the kids involved in the kitchen!

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Tara Mastroeni is a real estate and personal finance writer. She has a BFA in Media Production from Emerson College. Her work has been published on websites such as Forbes, Business Insider, and The Motley Fool. She has also been featured as a subject matter expert on Innovators with Jane King and the American Trends podcast. Find her at TMRealEstateWriter.com or on Twitter at @TaraMastroeni.