120 4th of July Recipes

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The Fourth of July holiday might not be until next Friday, but it’s never too early to start menu planning for a holiday (so says my Type A, spreadsheet-addicted personality)! Below you will find all of my favorites when it comes to making 4th of July eats: drinks, appetizers, side dishes and (of course) desserts. Have fun planning your menu!


1. Blackberry Gin Fizz Float
2. Bourbon Slush
3. Classic Lemonade
4. Frozen Hot Chocolate
5. Ginger-Tea Lemonade
6. Strawberry Pimm’s Cup Cocktail
7. Watermelon-Peach Slushies
8. White Sangria

For the Appetizers and Snacks:

9. Artichoke Spinach Dip
10. Bacon-Jalapeno Cheese Ball
11. Black Bean Salsa
12. Buffalo Chicken Dip
13. Cheddar Ale Spread
14. Chicken Spread
15. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip
16. Conch Fritters
17. Crab Dip
18. Cream Cheese-Stuffed, Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeños
19. Fontina-Stuffed, Bacon-Wrapped Dates
20. Fruit Dip
21. Guacamole
22. Homemade Chex Mix
23. Homemade Restaurant-Style Salsa
24. Hot Corn and Cheese Dip
25. Jalapeño Popper Dip
26. Loaded Baked Potato Dip
27. Mango-Pineapple Salsa
28. Muddy Buddies
29. Pan-Fried Onion Dip
30. Pimento Cheese Ball
31. Pizza Dip
32. Polenta Pizza
33. Pretzel Dogs
34. Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake Dip
35. Sausage Dip
36. Seven Layer Dip
37. Soft Pretzel Nuggets with Spicy Cheese Dipping Sauce
38. Soft Pretzels
39. Spinach Dip
40. Sun-Dried Tomato Dip
41. Taco Dip
42. Tomato Mozzarella Tart
43. Traditional Hummus
44. Veggie Pizza Appetizer
45. Warm Black Bean Dip
46. Zucchini Squares

For the Sides:

47. Antipasto Salad
48. Barbecued Beans
49. Best Ever Potato Salad
50. Boston Baked Beans
51. Broccoli Salad
52. Chinese Coleslaw
53. Creamy, Lighter Macaroni Salad
54. Grandma’s Ambrosia Salad
55. Grilled Corn
56. Italian Pasta Salad
57. Loaded Baked Potato Salad
58. Panzanella
59. Potato Salad with Herbed Balsamic Vinaigrette
60. Seven Layer Salad
61. Thai Peanut Cabbage Slaw

For Dessert:

62. Baked Brownie (my favorite brownie recipe!)
63. Banana Split Ice Cream Cake
64. Blackberry Pie Bars
65. Blueberry Buckle
66. Blueberry Cheesecake Pie
67. Blueberry Cobbler
68. Blueberry Crisp
69. Blueberry Crumb Bars
70. Blueberry-Lemon Buttermilk Bundt Cake
71. Blueberry Pie
72. Cherry Crisp
73. Cherry Pie
74. Coconut Cream Pie
75. Cream Cheese Cherry Pie Crumb Bars
76. Cream Cheese Pound Cake
77. Dirt Dessert
78. Flag Cake (From Scratch!)
79. Fresh Fruit Tart with Pastry Cream
80. Fresh Strawberry Pie
81. Frozen Brownie Sundae
82. Homemade Funfetti Cupcakes (use red and blue sprinkles!)
83. Golden Grahams S’mores Bars
84. Homemade Klondike Bars
85. Key Lime Pie
86. Key Lime Pie Bars
87. Lemon Bars
88. Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars
89. Marshmallow Crunch Brownie Bars
90. No-Bake Banana Split Dessert
91. No-Bake Butterfinger Pie
92. No-Bake S’mores Pie
93. No-Bake Oreo Layer Dessert
94. Oreo Cheesecake Icebox Cake
95. Oreo Rice Krispies Treats
96. Peach and Blueberry Crumble
97. Peach Cobbler
98. Peach Coffee Cake
99. Peach Crumb Bars
100. Peach Crumble Pie
101. Peach Pie
102. Peanut Butter Cup Bars
103. Peanut Butter Cup Icebox Cake
104. Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
105. Rainbow Ribbon Jello
106. Raspberry Streusel Bars
107. Red, White & Blue Berry Trifle
108. Root Beer Float Cake
109. Red, White & Blue Firecracker Popsicles
110. Red, White & Blue Stained Glass Jello Stars (pictured above)
111. S’more Nut Bars
112. S’mores Cupcakes
113. S’mores Icebox Cake
114. S’mores Ice Cream
115. Snickers Rice Krispies Treats
116. Strawberry Cream Cheese Crumble Tart
117. Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Meringue Buttercream
118. Strawberry Pretzel Salad
119. Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake
120. The New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies

What are some of your favorite 4th of July menu items??


4 Responses to “120 4th of July Recipes”

  1. marcie on June 23, 2014 at 10:28 am

    It’s definitely not too soon to plan the 4th of July menu, and you’ve got us covered! I love that flag cake, too — so pretty!


  2. Heather @ My Overflowing Cup on June 23, 2014 at 7:23 pm

    That flag cake is just beautiful! Thank you for this great list of recipes. The 4th will be here before we know it.


  3. Stephanie @ Long Distance Baking on June 23, 2014 at 8:49 pm

    What a great list! Loving those drinks…bourbon slush?? Yes please!


  4. Emily @ Life on Food on July 4, 2014 at 1:52 pm

    Lovin’ all the S’mores and rice krispie treats!


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