I love holidays! It’s the perfect excuse to cook delicious food, decorate (probably a bit too much) and spend time with loved ones. With the 4th of July coming up, I wanted to share some 4th of July food ideas with you!
I love simple, festive food for parties and holidays. I’ve sourced a variety of recipes from breakfast, sides and desserts! Hopefully these will jumpstart your fourth of July menus!
17 Perfect 4th of July Food Ideas
1. Patriotic Red, White, and Blue Puppy Chow
Patriotic Red, White, and Blue Puppy Chow made with gluten free rice Chex and colored candy melts. A muddy buddies recipe for USA Memorial Day, Labor, Day, and 4th of July featuring American colors.
Find the full recipe via Three Olives Branch.
2. Patriotic Poke Cake
A sweet, easy and patriotic poke cake dessert perfect for every 4th of July BBQ gathering.
Find the recipe via Building Our Story.
3. Red, White and Blue Rice Krispie Treats
These red white and blue Rice krispie treats are perfect for a 4th if July celebration. Super easy to make, no bake and fun eye catching dessert.
Find the recipe via How To Make Rice Crispy Treats.
4. Lemon Blueberry Mascarpone
An easy grab-and-go patriotic dessert! Filled with fresh blueberries, creamy mascarpone cheese, and just a hint of lemon – they have all of the summer flavors in one cute little hand pie!
Find the recipe via Wanderlust and Wellness.
5. Creamy Lemonade Bomb Pops
Vanilla frozen yogurt, tart lemonade and fruit combine to make these super fun and festive Creamy Lemonade Bomb Pops. Enjoy one or three while watching your favorite fireworks display this year.
Find the recipe via Meg’s Everyday Indulgence.
6. Red, White, and Blue Firework Cupcakes
Cupcakes topped with candy firecrackers are sure to be a hit with the kids this 4th of July!
Find the recipe via Crayons and Cravings.
7. Red, White and Blue Fudge
This patriotic red white and blue fudge is perfect for the 4th of July. Plus, you will love how easy it is to make!
Find the recipe via Crayons and Cravings.
8. Patriotic Cookie Bars
These Red, White, and Blue cookie bars are perfect for serving at any 4th of July party, barbecue, or summer picnic.
Find the recipe via This Ole Mom.
9. Patriotic Fruit Kabobs
These fun and Patriotic Fruit Kabobs are a delicious and easy way to celebrate summer festivities. This recipe is healthy, paleo, and vegan!
Find the recipe via Clean Eating Kitchen.
10. Patriotic Trail Mix
The kids will have fun mixing up this simple but delicious trail mix with Patriotic red, white and blue colors! They will have even more fun eating it!
Find the recipe via Loving Home School.
11. Red, White, & Blue Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries
Red, White, & Blue Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries, easy 4th of July dessert idea with fresh ingredients including strawberries, blueberries, and cream cheese!
Find the recipe via Snappy Gourmet.
12. Patriotic Popcorn
Patriotic popcorn is not only delicious but fun to make! This red, white and blue popcorn is just a few ingredients and a crowd pleaser.
Find the recipe via Nicki Eats.
13. Star Meringues With Fresh Berries
These star meringues, “spangled” with a dazzling display of bright, fresh berries. Star spangled meringues are a patriotic holiday dessert that will impress your guests!
Find the recipe via What A Girl Eats.
14. Very Berry Bread Pudding Recipe
his Bread Pudding recipe is made with tender brioche bread soaked in a rich sweet custard and is loaded with strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. This irresistible bread pudding is scrumptious and a great summer dessert!
Find the recipe via Lemon Blossoms.
15. Fourth of July Cheesecake Cake
This Fourth of July cheesecake cake is a show stopping dessert for summer. Two layers of regular cake sandwiching a layer of creamy cheesecake make it absolutely delicious!
Find the recipe via Itsy Bity Kitchen.
16. Red, White, and Blue Fruit Salad
This red, white, and blue fruit salad is a colorful, festive, and fun treat. Featuring fresh strawberries, pineapple, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and watermelon, it’s the perfect dish to bring to Memorial Day and Fourth of July parties, spring and summer barbecues, or to snack on at home.
Find the recipe via Off the Eaten Path.
17. American Flag Cupcake Cake
It’s a cupcake flag! Celebrate the 4th of July with this adorable and charming American flag cupcake cake! We used chocolate and vanilla mini cupcakes to create stars and stripes. It’s an easy patriotic dessert that all of your guests will adore and can eat with pride!
Find the recipe via Sugar and Charm.
I hope these fun Fourth of July recipe ideas help make your holiday extra bright and fun this year!