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30 Festive Red, White and Blue Recipes for the 4th of July

30 Festive Red, White and Blue Recipes for the 4th of July

Nothing so visually attests to your patriotism quite like serving festive red, white and blue foods and recipes at your July 4th party. And although Americans eat roughly 150 million hot dogs on Independence Day, the holiday is a time to pull out all of the stops baking up your most Pinterest-worthy treats into star-spangled delight.

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Best Red, White and Blue Recipes

Whether you’re whipping up sides for a backyard barbecue or just treats to enjoy at home, make your 4th of July extra festive with these simple and delicious patriotic-colored dishes. Although Fourth of July-inspired desserts are the easiest way to incorporate these colors onto your holiday table, this collection also includes fun appetizers, colorful snacks and refreshing cocktails—all perfectly dressed up in their red, white and blue for your Independence Day bash!

Win the title of the most well-liked Mom in the neighborhood with this fun red, white and blue finger jello recipe that’s easy and appropriate for any 4th of July celebration.

<p>Pam Beth</p>

These star-shaped brownies are festive on every level. The red, white and blue are just the icing on the cake for these sweet treats.

<p>Mark Boughton</p>

Grab some chips and dig into this layered dip with a holiday theme.


Exactly what you want to be sipping by the pool as you celebrate.

<p>Alison Ashton</p>

This delicious berry pie is all dressed up in its best patriotic flare.

<p>Mark Boughton Photography</p>

Mark Boughton Photography

Something light an healthy to add to your holiday cookout menu.

<p>Pam Beth</p>

A three-ingredient patriotic snack the kids can help make.


This no-baked treat is so simple, but really impressive too.


Say “Happy Birthday, America” with this berry-studded cake that’s fun to make and delicious to eat.

<p>Pam Beth</p>

These soft cookies are made with a pantry staple—Bisquick!

<p>Pam Beth</p>

The ultimate July 4th snack, this hits all the right sweet and salty notes.

<p>Pam Beth</p>

These cookie bars take a shortcut from the store with a boxed cake mix.

<p>Krista Marshall</p>

Cool and refreshing for a hot July 4th under the sun.

<p>Pam Beth</p>

Quick and easy, these cookies will have chocolate lovers drooling!

<p>Pam Beth</p>

With only three ingredients, you can whip these up last minute.

<p>Life Love and Sugar</p>

These tiny cheesecakes are smooth, creamy and easy to make! Perfect for your patriotic celebration!

<p>Back For Seconds</p>

Dress up a store-bought brownie mix for the holiday.

<p>Iowa Girl Eats</p>

A no-bake gluten-free dessert that’s perfectly festive.

<p>Back For Seconds</p>

These chocolate chip bards are soft, chewy and loaded with chocolate! Plus the perfect red color for a party.

<p>Yummy Healthy Easy</p>

A fun, easy red white & blue cake that you can whip together for a last-minute, delicious dessert!

<p>Back For Seconds</p>

The perfect no-bake summertime dessert! It’s cool, creamy, cheesecake fluff loaded with fresh blueberries and strawberries!

<p>The Creative Bite</p>

This a festive appetizer recipe perfect for snacking poolside.

<p>Homemade Interest</p>

This no-bake delight is made with pound cake, whipped topping and lots of fresh summer berries!

<p>Back For Seconds</p>

Filled with bites of cherry and chocolate, these dessert bars are as pretty as they are tasty.

<p>Nest of Posies</p>

There is always room for Jello, especially when it is a showstopper dessert like this.

<p>Food Faith Fitness</p>

These healthy popsicles are a patriotic summer treat that are only four ingredients and 110 calories!

<p>Back For Seconds</p>

This coffee cake is so buttery, moist and fluffy. The brown sugar streusel topping is killer and the sweet almond glaze makes it irresistible!

<p>The Recipe Rebel</p>

A perfect sweet treat with fresh summer strawberries, raspberries and blueberries.

<p>The Baking Chocolatess</p>

These wonderful, chewy, buttery cookie bars have just the right balance of vanilla milk chips and chocolate chips.  A delicious layer of tempting vanilla buttercream and some high-spirited red, white and blue accessories make them holiday-worthy.

<p>Spoonful of Flavor</p>

A flavorful and easy-to-make main dish salad. All the flavors of Caprese salad, but using berries instead of tomatoes!

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