15 Ideas for the 4th of July

By Kimchikari
Created March 23, 2017
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Say Happy Birthday America with these tasty 4 of July treats!

What are your plans this 4 of July? Grabbing the perfect spot to watch the parade floats and fireworks? Trekking up to the cabin for some jet ski action? Grilling with the friends and family? Whatever your plans are this year, make sure you’ve got plenty of food for friends and family! We’ll help you get your nom on with these 4 of July faves, classic treats for your Independence Day celebrations that will make you wave those tiny American flags with patriotic glee!

1. Flag Fruit Pizza

Let your fruit flag fly with this gorgeous flag inspired pizza!

2. Bubbly Lemonade

Wash the hot dogs and burgers down with a refreshing, effervescent glass of cool lemonade.

3. Red, White and Blue Burgers

Using our country’s flag as inspiration, these red, white, and blue burgers will leave you feeling full as well as patriotic.

4. Roasted Garlic Bean Dip

If you love hummus then you’ll love this easy alternative with great northern beans and the sweet, caramelized flavor of roasted garlic.

5. Zippy Dill Vegetable Dip

It’s just not a party without veggies and dip! This super simple tangy dill dip is the perfect accompaniment for fresh, crunchy veg.

6. Watermelon Salsa

Zazz up your salsa and chips with sweet, spicy watermelon salsa!

7.  Zesty Potluck Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is a feast for a crowd that’s yummy and can be easily tailored to suit a variety of tastes.

8. Old Fashioned Brats in Beer

Any brat aficionado will tell you the best brats are doused in beer. Top with sauerkraut and you’ve got the best brats in town.

9. Star Piñata Sugar Cookies

These cute star cookies are literally bursting with red, white, and blue pride!

10. Grilled Sweet and Sassy Ribs

If you’re grilling then ya gotta have ribs! No need for napkins though. This sweet apple butter and honey barbecue sauce is so good your guests will be licking their fingers clean!

11. Healthified Classic Potato Salad

Love potato salad but not the calories? This healthified version guarantees you won’t have to miss out on this summer classic.

12. Smoked Sausage Baked Beans

Smokey sausage and spicy chiles give baked beans a kick!

13. American Style Italian Soda

The classic raspberry Italian soda with some patriotic flair is the perfect beverage for your 4 of July gathering.

14. Red, White, and Blue Chex Mix

Everyone loves Chex Mix. It’s about as American as apple pie, so this sweet, red, white, and blue version would make Uncle Sam proud. And hungry!

15. Scrumptious Apple Pie

Speaking of apple pie, what 4 of July celebration would be complete without a slice of classic Americana?