Blue Ribbon Fourth of July Recipes Quick & Easy

Fourth of July!

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


The BEST Glazed Fruit Salad!

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

Spicy Apple Baked Beans

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

Ranch Pasta Salad

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

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...

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...

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....

Deli Mac Salad

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

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...

Strawberry Salsa

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

Mango Tango Sauce

By nellie rickey
Started this by trying to duplicate a sauce my friend makes at his restaurant. I love...

Blackberry-Honey Ribs

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

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...

Mom's Fruit Salad

By Becky Graves
This is my brother's favorite salad that Mom would make! You can use any combination...

Colorful Party Pasta Salad

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

Blueberry Strawberry Buckle

By billy haze
A refreshing dessert for those summer barbecues.

Patriotic Popping Sundaes with Cinnamon Naan

By Lori McLain
I love popping rocks candies to make any celebration fun! I like to make this...

Fresh Fruit Pie

By Betsy Wolfe
Passed down over years, you can use almost any fruits for this pie. Tastes like you're...
12 Easy Go-To Cobbler Recipes

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