Blue Ribbon Fourth of July Recipes

Fourth of July!

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


Blueberry Strawberry Buckle

By billy haze
A refreshing dessert for those summer barbecues.

All-American Chocolate Chip Cookies

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

Strawberry Salsa

By Martha Ray Deen
This was part of an entry I submitted for the South Carolina Strawberry Festival recipe contest....

Fourth Of July Cheesecake

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

Strawberry Shortcake Red, White & Blue Bites

By Catherine Thompson Floyd
Just a bite of deliciousness! Strawberry, cake, whipped cream and a blueberry topping to pop...

American Angel Food Parfait

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

Ranch Pasta Salad

By Dawn Whitted
This is one of my most requested pasta salads at my house. There are few ingredients...

Jamie's Doggone Good Hot Dog Chili

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

Sherry's Old Fashioned Homemade Banana Pudding

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

Strawberry Lemon Pie

By Judy Kaye
We love strawberry lemonade at our house in the summer. But lately, I have been...

Cream Cheese Tarts

By montra crabtree
these are so easy and they look and taste like you worked hard!

Hot Dog Onions

By Lillian Russo
I tried many different hot dog onion recipes. I mixed and matched them until I got...

Coney Island Sauce

By Kyra Brier
This is a topping for hot dogs and burgers. This message as made by my grandma....

Big Blue Burgers

By Jamallah Bergman
I love blue cheese to death and for them to put it on a burger is...

Grilled Sesame Flank Steak

By Scott Anderson
Flank steak is a delicious cut of beef and is often stuffed or rolled, yet I’m...

Deli Mac Salad

By Helene Mulvihill
This is a family recipe from my husband's family. They owned a deli in NJ many...

Cheddar Burger Appetizers

By Jennifer Bass
I love to eat bite-sized food and often make what I call "snack-attizers" with a side...

Steak Kabobs

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

Strawberry Jasmine Sun Tea

By Monica H
Store tea in the fridge when not in use; after two days discard the leftovers. ...

Summer Fruit Salad

By Cynthia Lancaster
Our summer family gatherings are never complete without this easy to prepare, absolutely wonderful treat.

Norma's Hot Dog & Hamburger Relish

By Norma DeRemer
I started making this back when I first got married. Times were hard and money was...

Roasted Strawberry Tart

By cassie thornburg
Lee and I went to the Farmer's Market last weekend and bought a bunch of fresh...

"Dirty" Mac Salad

By Carol Davis
This recipe was inspired by a dirty martini. I went searching for a mac salad recipe...

Spicy Apple Baked Beans

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