Blue Ribbon Fourth of July Recipes

Enjoy these fun and festive recipes perfect for your Fourth of July cookouts!

Chocolate sauce and white chips on top of the White Chocolate Pie.

White Chocolate Pie

If you want a change from your usual Chocolate Pudding Pie made from Jell-o, this ...

The Best Glazed Fruit Salad ready to be served.

The BEST Glazed Fruit Salad!

I found this recipe in a 1950s magazine. I tweaked it by adding orange marmalade, ...

Strawberry Cobbler ready to be served.

Strawberry Cobbler

I like to take a basic recipe and tweak it a bit. I live just ...

Steak Kabobs on a platter.

Steak Kabobs

This is a summer favorite of mine. I also frequently make these while we're camping.

Patriotic Gelatin Fruit Salad.

Patriotic Gelatin Fruit Salad

The combination of cherry pie filling and strawberry gelatin came about by accident. I ...

Michigan Hot Dog Sauce on a hot dog.

Michigan Hot Dog Sauce

My Mother's recipe for a spicy, tangy sauce for hot dogs, french fries, or hamburgers.

Platter of 4th of July Strawberries.

4th of July Strawberries

I saw something these on the internet and decided to make my own. They are ...

Loaded Buffalo Chicken Baked Potato Salad in a bowl.

Loaded Buffalo Chicken Baked Potato Salad

This zesty potato salad is a combination of loaded baked potatoes and Buffalo chicken wings, ...

You Saucey Little Dog Sauce on a hot dog.

You Saucey Little Dog Sauce (Hot Dog Sauce)

This is a spicy sauce I created. Not for the little ones or faint of ...

Sherry's Old-Fashioned Homemade Banana Pudding in a bowl.

Sherry's Old-Fashioned Homemade Banana Pudding

If you don't care for the taste of boxed banana pudding then this recipe is ...

A baking dish of Spicy Apple Baked Beans.

Spicy Apple Baked Beans

One of my three teenage sons loves all things apple. He's not a big bean ...

A large bowl of Bruschetta Pasta Salad.

Bruschetta Pasta Salad

The flavors of bruschetta in a salad. Great for picnics or potlucks.

American Angel Food Parfait ready to serve.

American Angel Food Parfait

This is the perfect dessert for that Labor Day or July 4th picnic! It's also ...

A bowl of Jamie's Doggone Good Hot Dog Chili.

Jamie's Doggone Good Hot Dog Chili

This is a very different tasting chili I made for my grilled hot dogs. It ...

Hot Dog Onions on a hot dog with french fries.

Hot Dog Onions

I tried many different hot dog onion recipes. I mixed and matched them until I ...

Fourth of July Cheesecake decorated.

Fourth Of July Cheesecake

I make this EVERY year on the Fourth of July. My family looks forward to ...

All-American Chocolate Chip Cookies with a glass of milk.

All-American Chocolate Chip Cookies

I've been meaning to post these! My 4th of July fave.

Grilled Sesame Flank Steak on a cutting board.

Grilled Sesame Flank Steak

Flank steak is a delicious cut of beef and is often stuffed or rolled, yet ...

A slice of Blueberry Strawberry Buckle on a plate.

Blueberry Strawberry Buckle

A refreshing dessert for those summer barbecues.

A bowl of Strawberry Salsa.

Strawberry Salsa

This was part of an entry I submitted for the South Carolina Strawberry Festival recipe ...

Family Savvy Famous Strawberry Brownies cut into squares.

Family Savvy Famous Strawberry Brownies

These are from my blog, Family Savvy (, where you will find more recipes just ...

A bowl of Mustard Potato Salad.

Mustard Potato Salad

A good old family standby. This is a must-have for any family get together. We ...