Easy 4th of July Recipes! Everything from snacks, sides, and apps to the BEST salads, main dishes, desserts, and of course, drinks!
I don’t know about you, but for me, 4th of July is allll about the food. And hangin’ out with your friends and family, of course. 😉
Because it’s all about the food, I tried to keep a few things in mind. 4th of July recipes should:
- Be EASY
- Feed a crowd
- Be made in advance
- Be able to sit out for long (ish) periods of time
Are you guys ready for this?
PSST – Need a recipe for something you don’t see? Let me know in the comments below!
Easy 4th of July Snack Recipes
This Easy French Onion Dip Recipe is SO quick, easy, and of course, delicious. A caramelized onion dip loaded with slowly cooked onions, salt, pepper, garlic powder, sour cream, mayo, and worcestershire sauce!
Almond Butter Granola. A healthy, can be gluten free and vegan recipe made with crunchy almond butter, coconut oil, honey (or agave), maple syrup, oats, almonds, dark chocolate chips, and more! Quick. Easy. Delicious!
5 ingredient Sweet and Salty Potato Chip Truffles. The perfect no-bake sweet and salty dessert loaded with sea salt potato chips, all natural peanut butter, pure maple syrup, and a touch of vanilla. Don’t forget the drizzle of dark chocolate! Can be vegan and gluten free!
No Oil Air Fryer Tortilla Chips Recipe tested with three kinds of tortillas: corn, flour, and low carb! All “air fried” with cooking spray instead of oil and just a little salt. SO quick, easy, and crispy-crunchy!
This Fresh Salsa Recipe is easy summer perfection! This no-bake recipe is loaded with fresh, juicy tomatoes, onion, garlic, jalapeños, fresh cilantro, and plenty of lime juice!
Easy 4th of July Appetizer Recipes
These Easy Deviled Eggs are a cinch to make thanks to my trick for making the best hard boiled eggs! They’re also delicious and loaded with the creamiest filling of mayo, apple cider vinegar, dijon, horseradish, Worcestershire, relish, salt, paprika, and chives!
This Easy Caprese Salad is an easy, fresh summer classic! Juicy sliced tomatoes and creamy mozzarella seasoned with extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, fresh basil, and salt. Don’t forget the extra drizzle of balsamic glaze!
This easy bruschetta recipe is a healthy summer classic! Juicy tomatoes tossed with sun dried tomatoes, garlic, a touch of oil, balsamic vinegar, and fresh basil . . . we can’t get enough of this stuff!
These Smoked Salmon Pinwheels are perfect for easy and elegant holiday entertaining. Quick and easy to make with only four ingredients: tortillas, a lemon pepper and asiago spread, smoked salmon, and spinach!
This Crack Dip is highly addictive. You’ve been warned. 😉 Full of cream cheese, bacon, sour cream, spices and more, you’re never gonna want to stop eating it!
Easy 4th of July Side Dish Recipes
These Easy Cornbread Muffins are quick, easy, and naturally gluten free! They’re ultra fluffy, tender, and loaded with flavor thanks to butter, honey, eggs, sour cream, cornmeal, baking soda, salt, cream style corn, and sweet corn!
This Easy Black Beans Recipe is gluten free, super tasty, has a short ingredient list, and can easily be made vegetarian or vegan!
This Grilled Corn and Avocado Salsa Recipe is loaded with fresh summer produce: corn, avocado, tomatoes, and more! Only 9 ingredients necessary!
These BBQ Baked Beans are a little sweet, a little smokey, and I just love the texture! Imagine eating these this summer alongside jalapeno cheddar cornbread and a big, juicy, cheesy cheeseburger!
These Crockpot Funeral Potatoes are easy, cheesy, and so tasty! You’ll only need 5 minutes of prep and just a few ingredients: frozen potatoes o’brien, sour cream, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, spices, and crushed kettle chips!
Easy 4th of July Salad Recipes
This fruit salad with honey walnuts is the perfect summer salad. Loaded with strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, apples, grapes, orange juice, and lemon zest. Topped with the most delicious honey walnuts made with butter, honey, cinnamon, and salt!
This Asian Pasta Salad Recipe is loaded with a homemade dressing: sesame oil, vinegar, lime juice, honey, soy sauce, spices, etc. – fresh crunchy veggies: carrots, bell pepper, cucumbers – and other great mix-ins: noodles, peanuts, and cilantro! Light, fresh, quick and easy!
This Antipasto Farro Salad is loaded with farro and all your favorite antipasto ingredients: roasted red pepper, tomatoes, onion, pepperoni, salami, mozzarella, pepperoncinis, olives, and more! Light yet SO satisfying.
This broccoli salad recipe will definitely blow you away. Pasta, bacon, and broccoli? What could be better? This pasta salad is my go-to summer side dish!
Grilled Potato Salad. A salad that’s loaded with blue cheese, bacon, garlic, red onion, cilantro, and more! Quick. Easy. Delicious!
Easy 4th of July Dinner Recipes
Paired with tzatziki and full of tender chicken, veggies, and an herb-y garlic marinade, these Greek Kebabs are the perfect, quick & easy, healthy summer dinner!
These are the BEST Mexican Turkey Burgers. Tender, seasoned turkey burgers + crunchy slaw, fresh pico, and a creamy avocado sauce make these perfect for an easy, healthy, and delicious dinner!
A lightly toasted hot dog bun piled with an all beef hot dog, slowly caramelized onions, smokey cream cheese, spicy jalapeños, and don’t forget about those salty kettle chips for some crunch!
Pepper Jack Stuffed Burger with Jalapeno Cream Sauce. A juicy burger filled with gooey cheese and topped w/ a creamy jalapeno sauce and crispy fried onions!
Juicy grilled chicken smothered in BBQ sauce plus creamy, crunchy, fresh coleslaw makes these the easiest and tastiest Grilled BBQ Chicken Tacos you’ll ever have!
Easy 4th of July Dessert Recipes
A healthier twist on a classic, you’re going to LOVE these healthy fruit pizza cookies. A reduced sugar, whole wheat sugar cookie crust topped with a greek yogurt, honey sweetened “frosting”, and all your favorite seasonal fresh fruit.
Caramel fudge brownie ice cream cake. 5 layers of summer perfection: brownie, caramel and hot fudge sauce, pecans and oreos, vanilla chocolate swirl ice cream, and cool whip. Totally customizable! Don’t like pecans? Trade them out for something else. Hate cool whip? Use whipped cream! Endless possibilities!
These are the best monster cookies ever! They are naturally gluten free cookies loaded with creamy peanut butter, oats, M&Ms, chocolate chips and are SO easy to make.
Lighter Lemon Walnut No Bake Cheesecakes. A naturally sweetened walnut date crust topped with a creamy coconut yogurt, cream cheese, honey, lemon filling! I love this quick and easy recipe with a short ingredient list!
These Air Fryer Hand Pies are SO quick and easy to make. We’re making 4 flavors today: S’Mores, Blueberry, Caramel Apple, and Cherry! I used store-bought crust and fillings to make this ULTRA easy, but feel free to make your own homemade crust and fillings!
Easy 4th of July Drink Recipes
This S’Mores Iced Coffee is creamy, chocolatey, filled with marshmallow fluff and has a fun chocolate and graham cracker rim! It’s a caffeinated S’More in a glass!
This strawberry basil gin cocktail is perfect for summer! Subtly sweet, a little tart, and truly refreshing!
This honey strawberry lemonade only has four ingredients and is naturally sweetened! Perfect for kids! Add a shot of gin for an adults only cocktail!
This Watermelon Sangria is summer in a glass! Fresh watermelon, strawberries, & lemons make it so seasonal! The addition of wine & vodka doesn’t hurt either. 😉
A classic, Easy Margarita Recipe. 5 ingredients: tequila, simple syrup (or agave), lime, lemon, and orange juice! A simply perfect and refreshing cocktail!
Happy 4th of July!
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