4th of July Favorites & Cookout Recipes:

Celebrate Independence Day with these festive 4th of July and Backyard BBQ Recipes. These Red, White and Blue ideas are perfect for your next summer cookout. 4th of July is one of my favorite family holidays. We love hanging out in the backyard with family and friends enjoying great food, fun and fireworks of course. ğŸŽ† ğŸŽ†

If you're looking for a few recipes to serve at your 4th of July get-together look no further. Today I'm sharing over 30+ recipes that are sure to make your holiday cookout spectacular. Not only do I have patriotic desserts, but I've also included some delicious grilling options, summer salads, cobblers, no churn ice cream, s'more recipes, beverages and cookout favorites.  I hope you'll find something you like! 

Recipes for the 4th of July:

This Red, White and Blue Berry Pizza is a fun and festive sugar cookie dessert pizza to celebrate the upcoming 4th of July Holiday! 

This Red, White & Blueberry Angel Fluff  is a delicious fluffy layered dessert of angel food cake that's coated with a creamy- cream cheese topping, strawberry pie filling and fresh blueberries. 
This patriotic No Bake Flag Cake is a quick and easy no bake cake celebrates the red, white and blue!  Everyone will love this simple festive dessert.     

If I want to make this dessert for just a cookout or barbecue and it's not a patriotic holiday, I will make a full No Bake Strawberry Cake version that's just as delicious as the berry version.

Patriotic Mini Fruit Pizza's Mini scratch sugar cookies baked then topped with a sweetened cream cheese filing and topped with fresh summer berries. 

This Strawberry Dessert Pizza is made with sugar cookie dough topped with a cream cheese layer, fresh strawberries and a strawberry glaze!

Sweet "n" Salty Patriotic Popcorn is a vanilla coated pop corn mixed with pretzels, festive m&m's and sprinkles. 

These  Patriotic Pretzel Sticks  are dipped in a vanilla candy coating and topped with festive sprinkles. 

This Vintage Red-White and Blue Jell-O Poke Cake  is a simple patriotic dessert that everyone will love. Use strawberry, raspberry or cherry jell-o along with berry blue. 

These Strawberry Muffin Cheesecake Trifles  start with baked strawberry muffins that are crumbled then layered in mason jars with a cheesecake-whipped cream filling, and topped with macerated strawberries.

Red White and Blue Berry Skillet Cobbler  is easily made with fresh berries and a cake mix. 

For as long as I can remember my Mom's Easy Strawberry Cake graced the table of just about every cookout we had as a kid.  This is one of my favorite recipes to share at summer get-togethers. 

Red. White & Blue Individual Pretzel Salads are a retro dessert with a crunchy pretzel crust, a sweetened cream cheese middle, and topped with a mixture of strawberry jell-o and fresh berries.     

Patriotic Sandwich Cookies start with a cake mix and filled with a creamy vanilla filling. 

These No-Bake Lemon-Berry Cheesecakes  are prepared and served in small mason jars. These individual cheesecakes are perfectly portable and can be easily stored (with lids) in an ice chest for picnics and cookouts.

Tequila Soaked Watermelon Wedges and Layered Margarita Bites. Two tasty grown up desserts that are sure to please.

Grilled Recipes & Cookout Favorites  everything you need for the perfect festive cookout with family and friends. 

Garden Fresh Spaghetti Salad  is a flavorful spaghetti style pasta salad packed with fresh garden vegetables and tossed in a Zesty Italian dressing. This salad is always a hit at potlucks and cookouts. 

If you're looking for a good fruit salad or fluff, I have 4 delicious ones to choose form.  Ambrosia Fruit Salad Peach FluffPineapple fluff or Strawberry Jell-0 SaladIt's not easy to choose, but pick your favorite. 

These meaty Cowboy Barbecue Baked Beans are perfect for camping, cookouts and backyard barbecues. To save time this recipe can easily be made in a slow cooker. 

No Churn Chocolate & Vanilla Ice Cream 

S'mores Cookie Bars 

Ooey Gooey Nutella S'mores

Grilled Brownie S'mores Skillet 

Use store bought or homemade chocolate chip cookie dough. 

Blackberry Cobbler 

Buttermilk Peach Cobbler 

Keep cool with these delicious drinks:  Old Fashioned Lemonade, Southern Sun Tea , Watermelon Agua Fresca  or Fresh Fruit Water 

Another refreshing drink is this Meadow TeaMeadow Tea is a simple refreshing Iced Mint Tea made with fresh mint and enjoyed in Amish and Mennonite communities. 

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I can't wait to try them all, thank you very much!
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Karin said…
Every recipe you would ever need to have a truly outstanding July 4th celebration is right here! Thank you for thi post!