Nothing so visually attests to your patriotism quite like serving festive red, white and blue foods and recipes at your next gathering. And although American eat roughly 150 million hot dogs on Independence Day, the 4th of July is a time to pull out all of the stops and also bake up your most Pinterest-worthy treats into star-spangled delight.
Whether you’re whipping up sides for a BBQ or just treats to enjoy at home, make your 4th of July extra festive with these simple and delicious red, white and blue recipes! Although 4th of July-inspired desserts are the easiest way to incorporate these colors onto your holiday table, this recipe list also includes fun appetizers and colorful snacks—all perfectly patriotic foods to serve to your nearest and dearest attending your Independence Day bash! Did we miss one of your favorite patriotic foods? Let us know in the comments.
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Red White and Blue Finger Jello
Win the title of the most well-liked Mom in the neighborhood with this fun red, white and blue finger jello recipe that is both easy-to-make and yet completely appropriate for any 4th of July celebration.
Red, White and-Blue Star Brownies
These star-shaped 4th of July brownies are festive on every level. The red, white and blue is just the icing on the cake for these sweet treats.
Red White and Blue Mini Cheesecakes
These Red, White and Blue Mini Cheesecakes are smooth, creamy and easy to make! Perfect for your patriotic celebration! Recipe HERE.
Patriotic Marshmallow Crunch Brownies
Patriotic Marshmallow Crunch Brownies are the perfect easy dessert to bring to picnics, potlucks, or summer gatherings! Red, white, and blue, and delicious! Recipe HERE.
Strawberry-Blueberry Vanilla Chex Bars
Strawberry-Blueberry Vanilla Chex Bars are a no-bake gluten-free dessert that’s perfectly festive for the 4th of July! Recipe HERE.
Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Bars
Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Bars are soft, chewy and loaded with chocolate! The perfect no-fuss dessert! Recipe HERE.
Firecracker Pretzel Rods
Aren’t these SO cute? What a quick and easy 4th of July treat! Recipe HERE.
Easy Red White and Blue Cake
A fun, easy red white & blue cake that you can whip together for a last-minute, delicious 4th of July dessert! Recipe HERE.
Berry Cheesecake Fluff
This Berry Cheesecake Fluff is the perfect no-bake summer time dessert! It’s cool, creamy, cheesecake fluff loaded with fresh blueberries and strawberries! Recipe HERE.
Patriotic Flag Parmesan Garlic Chip Dip
Patriotic Flag Parmesan Garlic Chip Dip is a festive appetizer recipe perfect for a holiday party with red, white and blue colors! Recipe HERE.
No Bake Red White and Blue Cake
This No Bake Red White and Blue Cake is made with pound cake, whipped topping, and lots of fresh summer berries! Recipe HERE.
Cherry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Blondies
Cherry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Blondies are the ultimate easy dessert! Chewy blondie, creamy cheesecake, fresh cherries, and chocolate – a dreamy combo! Recipe HERE.
Stained Glass Jell-O
Show your patriotic spirit for the summer holidays and make this red white and blue stained glass Jell-O! It’s cool, refreshing and I believe the obvious part – it’s a show stopper! Recipe HERE.
Strawberry Coconut Popsicles with Blueberries
These healthy red, white and blueberry, strawberry coconut popsicles are a patriotic summer treat that are only 4 ingredients and 110 calories! Recipe HERE.
Triple Berry Coffee Cake
This Triple Berry Coffee Cake is so buttery, moist and fluffy. The brown sugar streusel topping is killer and the sweet almond glaze makes it irresistible! Recipe HERE.
Triple Berry Angel Food Cake Roll
This Triple Berry Angel Food Cake Roll is an easy red, white and blue dessert for the 4th of July! Perfect with fresh summer strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. Recipe HERE.
Chicken and Berry Pesto Pasta Salad
This Chicken and Berry Pesto Pasta Salad is a flavorful and easy to make main dish salad. All the flavors of caprese salad, but using berries instead of tomatoes! Recipe HERE.
Red White and Blue Chocolate Chip Bars
These wonderful, chewy, buttery cookie bars that 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 to make it red, white and blue ‘official’! Recipe HERE.