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4th of July Recipe Round-Up

July 1, 2018 (Last updated July 2, 2023) · Nicole Triebe

My Fourth of July recipe roundup is all you need to throw a killer summer party to celebrate our Independence Day! It’s filled with cocktails, apps, sides, main dishes, and desserts, and a whole lot of other fun goodies! It’s never too late to pull off a great get-together! If you’re not off to the beach this holiday and you’re planning a July 4th party at home, I’m here to help with the meal planning!

So grab your apron and let’s get cooking! 

Who is ready for Fourth of July?!? I can’t believe it’s already JULY!! I feel like summer has flown by!  I don’t have any set plans this year.  Just having some friends over, watching the fireworks, and relaxing! I know one thing for sure: I will have some tasty apps and cocktails to much on! Ready for the 4th of July Recipe Round Up?

First things first: cocktails!

These watermelon mojito coolers are so perfect for summer and the most delicious way to beat the heat this holiday! And they happen to fit into the patriotic color scheme too! How fun is that?

Watermelon Mojito Coolers

4th of July Cocktails

Raspberry Smash Cocktails

These raspberry smash cocktails are light and refreshing, and you can make them with any liquor you’d like! Perfect for sipping on the patio

Raise your hand if you like bacon! These little candied BLT skewers are the perfect sweet and smoky appetizer. Such a crowd pleaser, and so cute!

4th of July Recipes

There’s nothing more festive than a red, white and blue salad, am I right? So patriotic!

4th of July Recipe Round Up

Watermelon Arugula Salad with Feta

A smoky summer slaw is the perfect compliment to any burger, brat or hot dog! I love to throw this on top of the burger for some extra crunch, too!

Smoky Summer Slaw | This coleslaw is loaded with smoky chipotle flavors and is perfect for any cookout or BBQ. It pairs well with fajitas, burgers, and so many other dishes!

Smoky Summer Slaw

Got a sweet tooth? These two desserts are sure to satisfy even the meanest of sugar cravings!

Blueberry Mint Parfait

Chocolate Strawberry Marshmallow Shortcake

Chocolate Strawberry Marshmallow Shortcake

Because you deserve it, top off your day with a boozy ice cream float.

Bailey & S’more’s Ice Cream Float

That’s the end of my 4th of July Recipe Round Up! So fire up the grill this holiday and pair your brats, burgers and dogs with these delicious apps and sides! Hope you all enjoy this Fourth of July with your family and friends, and please remember to party responsibly!

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