July 4th is coming up quickly. How will you spend it?
Will you have fireworks, time around the pool, and a cookout?
That all sounds fun, but the food is probably the best part. Which is why I’m bringing you some of the internet’s best July 4th food ideas and putting them all in one convenient location.
If you want a festive 4th of July, here are the recipes to help bring it all together:
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1. 4th of July Vanilla Oreo Truffles
If you love the taste of white chocolate and vanilla Oreos, you’ll love this recipe. It’s festive, fun, delicious, and easy to make.
2. Flag Fruit Pizza
Are you trying to stay a little healthier this July 4th? Consider making a festive and healthier fruit pizza. It’s adorable and looks delicious!
3. Red, White, and Blue Sangria
If you’re looking for a festive and delicious adult beverage, consider making this sangria. It’s refreshing, patriotic, and should cool you off on a hot day.
4. July 4th S’mores Dip
S’mores are a fun dessert. Why not include them in your July 4th celebration? It can be simple to feed a crowd by making this s’mores dip.
5. No Bake Summer Berry Lasagna
This berry dessert is cool, fresh, and requires no baking. It’s layered with a graham cracker crust, a cheesecake layer, a blueberry Jell-O layer, and a whipped topping. This makes it a fabulous July 4th food idea!
6. July 4th Deviled Eggs
Is it even a cookout if someone doesn’t bring the deviled eggs? You can have this traditional food with a festive twist thanks to this recipe.
7. Fruit Sparklers
If you want something refreshing and healthy to celebrate Independence Day, consider making these fruit sparklers. It’s fruit kabobs, shaped into a festive design.
8. Berry Patriotic Soda
This drink is a combination of berry juice, cranberry juice, and Sprite. Follow the instructions on how to layer it for a festive beverage.
9. Easy 4th of July Cheesecake Brownies
This is a delicious brownie recipe with decorating instructions. The chocolate treat is also festive because it looks like an American flag.
10. 4th of July Caprese Salad
11. Red, White, and Blue Fruit Salad
12. Patriotic Trail Mix
When having a large group of people over, it’s a good idea to have snacks sitting around. This patriotic trail mix is a crowd pleaser and wonderful for snacking.
13. 4th of July Fruit and Jell-O Cups
14. Fresh Berry Trifle
15. American Flag Vegetable Tray
Family gatherings don’t have to be filled with unhealthy recipes. Instead, you can make a festive veggie tray with a delicious dip.
16. 4th of July Layer Cake
If you’re a talented baker, this might be the cake for you. It has a clean design on the outside, but the inside is layered with red and blue cake.
17. Mini Patriotic Shortcake Cups
If you’re looking for a lighter dessert, consider these shortcake cups. They’re layered with angel food cake, strawberries, blueberries, and whipped cream.
18. 4th of July Flag Krispie Treats
19. Red, White, and Blue Rice Krispie Bites
If you love Rice Krispie Treats but aren’t a great decorator, these bites could be a festive dessert for you. They’re rounded Rice Krispie Treats that have been dyed patriotic colors. What an easy July 4th food idea!
20. 4th of July Popcorn
Popcorn is a frugal food perfect for feeding a crowd. Why not make your popcorn festive this year with this sweet and patriotic recipe?
21. Firecracker Cupcakes
22. Edible Eagles
23. Red, White, and Blue Shortcake Ice Cream Sandwiches
If you’re looking for a sweet treat to help you cool off, consider these homemade ice cream sandwiches. It’s ice cream sandwiched between two shortbread cookies that are also stuffed with patriotic M&M’s.
24. Red, White, and Blue Patriotic Punch
25. Red, White, and Blue Muddy Buddies
26. Strawberry Shortcake Kabobs
This is another light dessert option that is easy-to-make and festive too. It’s angel food cake and strawberries on a kabob. They’re topped with a blue icing.
27. The Low-Carb American Flag
28. Red, White, and Blue Mac and Cheese
29. Patriotic Sugar Wafers
If you enjoy nibbling on sugar wafer cookies, you’ll love this idea. The sugar wafer cookies are dipped in different colored melted candies. The cookies are topped with patriotic sprinkles for a finishing touch.
30. 4th of July Firecracker Dogs
This is such a fun July 4th food idea. It’s basically pigs in a blanket with a kabob stick running through it. At the top of the kabob is a star-shaped slice of cheese.
31. Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwich Pops
If you’re looking for a patriotic and easy way to cool down this 4th of July, try these pops. It’s ice cream sandwiches, cut into smaller pieces, placed on a stick, and patriotic sprinkles are added to the sides.
32. Firecracker Margarita
33. Red, White, and Blue Chocolate Covered Cherries
As I said before, it’s a great idea to have finger foods sitting around when a large crowd gathers. This could be a delicious sweet finger food your guests would love.
34. 4th of July Milkshakes
What better day to cool off with ice cream than Independence Day? You’ll use food coloring to turn vanilla ice cream into patriotic colors. The milkshake is topped off with patriotic sprinkles and whipped topping.
35. 4th of July Strawberries
36. Red, White, and Blue Candy Apples
Who says candy apples are only for the autumn months? These candy apples are festive, gorgeous, and look pretty darn delicious if you ask me! Just be sure to follow the instructions closely so they turn out properly.
37. Creamy Lemonade Bomb Pops
You probably remember buying Bomb Pops from the ice cream man when you were growing up. Thanks to this recipe, you can make them at home and enjoy them on the 4th of July.
38. Kool-Aid Patriotic Snow Cones
These snow cones are inexpensive to make, delicious, and look super festive. It requires three different types of Kool-Aid mix, plenty of ice, and sugar.
39. Red, White, and Blue Ice Cream
40. Red, White, and Blue Jell-O Ice Cubes
When I was growing up, we enjoyed buying the reusable ice cubes because of how fun they’d make a basic drink look. You can give your drinks a festive look with ice cubes too! Make these tasty Jell-O ice cubes to celebrate Independence Day!
41. Firecracker Marshmallows
These marshmallows are so cute, they made both our July 4th food ideas list and our Memorial Day recipes list. If you want a simple sweet treat consider making these patriotic chocolate dipped marshmallows!
42. Patriotic Cones
You now have over 40 different July 4th food ideas! Hopefully this will put your party over the top and make this Independence Day one to remember.
Enjoy your time with family and have a very happy Independence Day!