27 Easy 4th of July Recipes {red, white & blue}


You’re going to love all of these tasty recipes you can make out of red white and blue for this 4th of July.  These recipes are perfect for your family gathering for a July 4th barbecue or picnic.   So here are several red white and blue recipes perfect for your 4th of july menu, picnic or barbecue that include desserts, main course, salads and drinks.

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You’’re going to love all the things you can make out of red, white, and blue as there are over 392 patriotic tutorials and recipes perfect for 4th of July. More are being added every day on the Tip Junkie Patriotic site.

4th of July Recipes

Fourth of July Recipes

1.  Patriotic Fruit Pops {Red White and Blue} ~ Are you planning a get-to-together this 4th of July? This is a yummy, cute and healthy snack to keep the crowd {young and old} happy! 

DIY Patriotic Marshmallows

2.  American Flag Marshmallow Pops ~ Check out these adorable, not to mention yummy, American flag marshmallow pops! Easy than you’d think to make thanks to this great tutorial. Makes a festive addition to your 4th of July festivities!

4th of July Recipe

3.  Patriotic Push Pops ~   Can I hear a “hip, hip, hooray!”  These patriotic Push Pops set a sweet tone for the 4th of July.

Ice Popsicles

4.  Red, White and Blue Ice Pops ~ These fun and frosty ice pops are not only a great way to cool off during your Patriotic barbecue, but they are a great way to get the kids involved while preparing for the party.  Put them to work creating these patriotic pops.


5.  Patriotic Popsicles ~  If you are planning an all day 4th of July celebration, set out the supplies for the popsicles early in the day and let the kids construct their own delicious and healthy combinations.  Then freeze them to be enjoyed while sitting outside watching fireworks.

Fourth of July Recipes

Finger Jello

6.  Stained Glass Jello {Jello Recipes} ~ A red, white and blue spin on a traditional stained glass jello recipe, these patriotic stars will be as fun to make as they are to eat. Jello Dessert

7.  Patriotic Party Jello Snacks ~ Painted jar lids, blue jello, red jello, strawberries, blueberries, twine, and flags make these snacks adorable. Included is an easy tutorial so anyone can replicate the project. Fun for kids and adults to make.

4th of July Menu

4th of July Menu

8.  Fourth of July Food Menu {4th of July Food} ~ Seems like 4th of July and cookouts just go together! This post features a cookout menu fitting for the 4th! Plus, as a bonus. she also includes her beautifully designed printables to go along with the menu!

4th of July Menu

9.  All American County Fair 4th of July Menu ~ What is more American than a good ol’ county fair?! This post features an all American county fair theme for a 4th of July party! Use this as inspiration to create your own 4th of July get together!

Watermelon Recipe

10.  Fruit and Cheese Flag Platter {Finger Foods} ~ This is such a cute food display, perfect for the 4th of July or any other patriotic holiday! She used blueberries and watermelon, but you could use strawberries or even cherries. A great idea with different options, making snaking easy and fun at your next patriotic event!!

11.  Watermelon and Blue Cheese Salad {Patriotic Food} ~ A savory twist to the most popular summer time fruit.  The addition of blue cheese not only makes for a unique 4th of July salad, but completes the patriotic red, white, and blue.

4th of July Menu

12.  Patriotic Party Spread {Celebrations} ~ This is a cute budget friendly backyard celebration great for any patriotic holiday! All the details are noted here from the red white and blue to the flags and cute decorations! Lots of great ideas to help inspire your next patriotic event!

4th of July Menu

13.  Red White and Blue Layered Drink ~ This patriotic beverage is perfect for and upcoming Memorial Day picnic.  Don’t forget to dress them up with some festive pinwheels or a red white and blue drink umbrella.  Also perfect for the Fourth of July.

4th of July Picnic

4th of July Picnic

14.  Red White and Blue Blanket and a Dinner {Picnic} ~ I love this patriotic Berry Trifle with Layers of angel food or pound cake, berries, and pudding.

4th of July Picnic

15.  Star-Spangled Pie  ~ This is the perfect pie for your next patriotic event. Using ingredients in red, white and blue it looks festive and yummy! Follow this easy to follow recipe and you will have a crowd pleaser with this dessert!

Pie in a Jar

16.  Patriotic Pies in a Jar ~ Make a patriotic pie to go with these cute jars.  They are sure to be a crowd pleaser.   Take a bunch to your next picnic or bbq and don’t forget the little star.

17.  Stars and Stripes Pie {4th of July Recipes} ~ This beautiful patriotic pie isn’t just a perfect way to celebrate the stars and stripes, it is a great way to please a family with both cherry pie and blueberry pie lovers.

4th of July Desserts

18.  Patriotic Mini Star Cakes  ~ Oh my stars and rumbling tummy!  These patriotic mini star cakes look absolutely scrumptious.  One box of white cake mix batter is separated and colored red and blue.  Each layer is filled with fresh strawberries and blueberries and topped with homemade strawberry sauce.

4th of July Desserts

19.  Patriotic Chocolate and Fruit Cones {Holiday Food} ~ How yummy do these festive chocolate and fruit cones look!? Perfect to serve on the 4th of July! Kids and adults alike will love this patriotic themed treat!

4th of July Recipe

20.  Fruit and Brownie Kebabs {4th of July Food} ~ How delicious do these fruit and brownie kebabs look?! Using blue berries and strawberries you get a festive color scheme perfect for the 4th of July! These treats are sure to be a hit at your 4th of July get together!

Pudding Desserts

21.  Easy Patriotic Trifle ~ Trifles are a fun way to layer lots of color into a dessert, and this patriotic trifle is a fun display of red, white, and blue goodness.  Check out the recipe for this fruit and pudding dessert.

4th of July Dessert

22.  Flag Cheesecake Bars {Flags with Red White and Blue} ~ This recipe will not only look festive on your patriotic table but taste yummy too! Using Strawberry jam or syrup and blueberries to create the flag you have a dessert even the kiddo can help out with!

4th of July Dessert

23.  Cake Truffle Flag Dessert  {Flag Cake Recipes} ~ Cake pops are so popular right now, mostly because they are cute but also easier to serve and eat! This is a festive take on the cake pop idea, leaving the stick behind and creating a flag out of red, white and blue dipped cake pops! She also includes several other ways to use/decorate cake pops this 4th of July!

4th of July Cake

24.  Patriotic Layered Cake Tutorial {4th of July Desserts} ~ How yummy does this patriotic cake look?! Using these colors this cake is perfect for Independence Day, but you could use other colors to match whatever event you have on the books! She even shares five tips that will be helpful when creating a layered cake!

4th of July Desserts

25.  Red White and Blue Meringue Cups ~ I squealed a little when I saw these. How fab for a Memorial Day or Fourth of July party! They look super fancy, but are totally doable. Perfect for filling with fruit and creme – yummy!

4th of July Dessert

26.  Red White and Blue Snowcone Cupcakes ~ I seriously had to look twice when I saw these “cupcakes”.  They look like real snow-cones, don’t they?!  These little puppies won’t melt in the heat and yes, even the cupcake is red white and blue.

4th of July Dessert

27.  Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwich Pops {Patriotic Desserts} ~ Transform store bought ice cream sandwiches into cute patriotic picnic treats with the addition of some red, white and blue sprinkles and a lollipop stick.  The perfect treat to cool you off on Memorial Day or the Fourth of July.

More 4th of July Ideas:

You’ll can find even more tutorials for things you can make out of red, white, and blue as there are over 377 patriotic tutorials and recipes perfect for 4th of July on the Tip Junkie Patriotic Site.


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Patriotic Fruit Pops {Red White and Blue}


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