Patriotic Fourth of July Recipes
Celebrate America’s birthday with these patriotic Fourth of July recipes. We’ve gathered our favorite backyard barbecue recipes and red, white, and blue recipes to make your Independence Day celebration tasty and festive!
These recipes also work well for Memorial Day, Labor Day, or any time you want to add some American flair to your table.
American Flag Fruit Tray
This American flag fruit tray is crafted from bananas, strawberries, and blueberries on fruit skewers. The fruit skewers make it easy for your party guests to eat. Instead of fumbling with tongs, guests can simply grab a skewer and walk off. This is especially fun and convenient for kiddos.
American Veggie Cups
These portable veggie cups are convenient for guests to grab and enjoy as they mingle in the backyard. Drop a scoop of dip, such as ranch dressing, in the bottom of each cup, add your favorite sliced vegetables and decorative flag, and serve.
Turn up the flavor on ordinary hotdogs for the 4th. Simply add chili, tomatoes, and cojita cheese to create Tuscon dogs.
Grilled Watermelon and Italian Sausage Kabobs
Is it even the Fourth of July without watermelon?! In addition to fresh watermelon slices, try grilling it. Grilled watermelon tastes especially delicious paired with Italian sausage.
Red, White, and Blueberry Mojito
Cheers to America’s independence with a fruity and festive cocktail.
All-American Apple Pie
This classic American dessert is a Fourth of July must! Serve it with America’s other favorite dessert, ice cream.
Patriotic Fruit Wands
Dazzle guests with these easy patriotic fruit wands, made from two of summer’s favorite fruits: watermelon and blueberries.
Cherry and Pork Skewers with Cherry Rosemary Sauce
Take advantage of Pacific Northwest cherry season, which includes the Fourth of July, and grill something extra tasty for your celebration. Grilling cherries intensifies their already delicious flavor. Your guests will go crazy for these skewers featuring one of America’s most special and sought-after produce items.
Red, White, and Blueberry Mini Trifles
Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, and blackberries are combined with whipped cream, vanilla pudding, and angel food cake to create a patriotic dessert. Instead of a large bowl, serve in 9-ounce cups for a hand-held dessert perfect for picnics and grill-outs.
Watermelon and Cucumber Salad
Mix sweet and juicy watermelon with cool, crisp cucumber and then top with fresh mint, feta cheese, and lime juice for the ultimate summertime salad.
American Flag Cake
Decorate a fluffy vanilla cake with white frosting, blueberries, and strawberries to create an American flag. Even novice bakers can easily whip up this easy cake.
If you’re grilling dogs and burgers this Fourth of July, add blueberry ketchup to the menu. This fun and unique condiment will get your guests talking.
Mega Berry Pie
This pie, made with four different berry varieties, is the ultimate summertime dessert.
We Americans love our watermelon and our pizza! Turn your watermelon into a fruity dessert pizza and keep your July 4th guests cool and hydrated.
Which of these Fourth of July recipes will you add to your menu this year? What else will you be whipping up to celebrate America’s birthday? Share in the comments below or tag us in your recipe photos @theproducemoms on Instagram.
Looking for more Fourth of July recipes? Check out our Proud to be an American Pinterest board!