July 4th will be here before we know it, and that means, family, friends, fun, fireworks, and of course, FOOD. Whether you are planning a backyard BBQ, packing a picnic to enjoy while gazing at the fireworks, or heading to a pot luck… we’ve got you covered with some of our favorite, festive recipes!
Here is our July 4th Recipe Roundup:
Get the party going with these gorgeous margaritas. They include tequila, freshly squeezed limes, orange liqueur, and fresh blueberries. Add some strawberries to decorate, and you’re in full patriotic spirit.
HOW fun is this take on 7 layer dip!? Annnnd it’s even a little lighter than the original version, so you can dig in without the guilt. It uses hummus instead of sour cream.
What’s more American than a bacon cheeseburger #amiright?! Check out this cheesy dip that is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. You can even use ketchup and mustard for garnish.
Host a Pinterest-worthy hot dog party where you can have a hot dog toppings bar! Ideas for unique toppings include Pineapple salsa, Guacamole, Black bean salsa, and Mango salsa. There are even free printables for all the (hearteyes)!
This beautiful watermelon blueberry salad highlights summer ingredients while also fitting the “red, white, and blue” theme of the holiday in an unexpected way!
Looking for a simple side dish to bring along to the party? This easy bacon potato salad from is sure to be a hit!
Grilled corn is a BBQ favorite. Kick it up a notch with garlic and parmesan with this recipe.
These baked beans have won awards! Throw together this super simple recipe for a perfect complement to burgers.
This beautiful trifle is no-bake (#winning) and a classic 4th of July pleaser.
Red velvet cupcakes will make an instant statement on your dessert table. This recipe uses a doctored up red velvet cake mix for an easy way to wow!