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Food Design: 30+ Fun Recipes for a 4th of July Party

Are you hosting (or bringing a themed dish to) a 4th of July Party this year? Every year, even though I’m Australian, I love how lots of red, white and blue color starts to pop up on Pinterest around the time of American Memorial Day, in preparation for the Independence Day holiday. I know lots of my American friends try to plan ahead for a tasty and unforgettable 4th of July menu, so that they can relax on the day and enjoy the fireworks with family and friends. This post is dedicated to my patriotic friends, who I know will browse through hundreds of recipes on Pinterest until they see the perfect dessert, cute themed cupcakes and red, white and blue sweets for their 4th of July party.

This is exactly why I put together a list of my favorite 30+ Fun 4th of July recipes, so my friends, you no longer have to keep looking all over the internet – because you can find it all here! From Patriotic Chocolate Chip Cookies and 4th of July Mixed Berry Swirl Popsicles to 4th Of July Firecracker Popcorn and even Fireworks Sugar Cookie Cake, you’ll never run out of ideas for an unforgettable 4th of July Party table spread.

Check out my full 4th of July party food list and light up your cookout with these delicious and colorful red, white and blue treats.

1. Red, White, and Blue Cheesecake Strawberries from Spicy Southern Kitchen

2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Flag Dip from Mom On Timeout

3. Patriotic Chocolate Chip Cookies from Kleinworth & Co

4. Berries and Cream Brownie Cups from Frugal Family Home

5. Patriotic Candy Bark: Think almond bark with red, white and blue! from Amanda’s Cookin

6. Star Marshmallow Pops from Simply Designing

7. Fireworks Sugar Cookie Cake from Crazy for Crust

8. American Flag Coconut Cake from The First Year

9. No Bake Patriotic Hot Fudge Cheesecake Trifles from RecipeGirl

10. No Bake Berry Shortcake Trifle from Crazy for Crust

11. Frozen Greek Yogurt & Fruit Bark from The Merry Thought

12. Easy Red White and Blue Cake Recipe from Yummy Healthy Easy


13. 4th of July Mixed Berry Swirl Popsicles from Real Food by Dad

14. Individual 4th of July Fruit Pizzas from The Garlic Diaries

15. 4th of July Fruit & Jello Cups from The First Year


16. Patriotic Hi-Hat Cupcakes from I Am Baker

17. Festive Raspberry & Blueberry Tart from Blissful Basil

18. Vanilla Cherry Pie Cupcakes from Inside Bru Crew Life

19. 4th of July Ice Cream Cone Cookies from Glorious Treats

20. 4th Of July Firecracker Popcorn from See Vanessa Craft

21. American Flag Marshmallow Pop from The Cards We Drew

22. Mini Firework Cakes from Paint the Gown Red

23. Red Velvet Blondie Cheesecake from Life Love and Sugar

24. Flag Cake from Oh Sweet Basil

25. Red, White, & Blue Cake Pops from love Maegan

26. Semi-homemade Mixed Berry Trifle from The Nifty Cupcake

27. Bavarian Cream Parfaits from The Sugar Coated Cottage

28. Mini Ice Cream Cone Eagles from Hungry Happenings

29. American Flag Pie (blackberry and strawberry) from Sprinkled with Jules

30. Easy Strawberry Pie from Mariah’s Pleasing Plates

31. Patriotic 4th of July Mini Mousse Cakes from Eye Doc Bakes

32. Firecracker Ice Pops from Freutcake