Blue Ribbon Fourth of July Recipes

Fourth of July!

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


All American Muffins

By chris elizondo
Everybody likes a little sweetness with their holiday celebrations, so I came up with these as...

All-American Chocolate Chip Cookies

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

American Angel Food Parfait

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

Big Blue Burgers

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

Blackberry-Honey Ribs

By J. White Harris
Here's a different recipe for baby back ribs. I grow blackberries in my back yard. I...

Blueberry Strawberry Buckle

By billy haze
A refreshing dessert for those summer barbecues.

Bruschetta Pasta Salad

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

Burger Brothers Burger Blend

By alan shulver
Every diner in America is only as good as its burger. In the case of Burger...

Cheddar Burger Appetizers

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

Chicken and Bacon Macaroni Salad

By Sue Faccone
I like to add different colored peppers sliced thin and put on top of the salad...

Chipotle Lime Chicken

By Lou Kostura
I use thighs for this however, you can use whatever you choose. This is a very...

Colorful Party Pasta Salad

By Megan Todd
This recipe is a family favorite that is requested for EVERY bonfire, birthday party, holiday get...

Coney Island Sauce

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

Cream Cheese Tarts

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

Deli Mac Salad

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

"Dirty" Mac Salad

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

East, West & South Applewood Smoked Pork Chops

By Marion Dyess
Once I'm done with the sauce - I let it cool and purée it in a...

Edamame Pasta Salad

By Kathy W
This is even better the next day. Great to take on picnics or carry-outs. You won't...

Family Savvy Famous Strawberry Brownies

By Jamie Tarence
These are from my blog, Family Savvy (https://familysavvy.com), where you will find more recipes just like...

Fourth Of July Cheesecake

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

Fresh Blueberry Pie

By Tara Guthrie
Fresh blueberry pie is one of my seasonal favorites. Be sure to use fresh blueberries, not...

Fresh Fruit Pie

By Betsy Wolfe
Passed down over years, you can use almost any fruits for this pie. Tastes like you're...

Grilled Sesame Flank Steak

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

Steak Kabobs

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