Fourth of July Recipes Quick & Easy

Fourth of July!

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


Deli Mac Salad

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

All-American Chocolate Chip Cookies

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

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...

Cream Cheese Tarts

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

Fourth Of July Cheesecake

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

American Angel Food Parfait

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

Hot Dog Onions

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

Spicy Apple Baked Beans

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

The BEST Glazed Fruit Salad!

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

Simple Ranch Potato Salad

By sherry monfils
A simple to make ranch flavored salad for when you want to make potato salad without...

Steak Kabobs

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

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...

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....

Super Easy Grilled Chicken Teriyaki

By Kathy D
This makes for a quick and flavorful meal. Just marinate the chicken earlier in the day...

Party Pasta Salad

By Tammy Raynes
Summertime cooking doesn't have to be hot and boring. This little salad is great any time...

Ranch Pasta Salad

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

Blueberry Strawberry Buckle

By billy haze
A refreshing dessert for those summer barbecues.

Strawberry Salsa

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

Strawberry Lemon Pie

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

Mom's Fruit Salad

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

Fresh Fruit Pie

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

Mango Tango Sauce

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

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...
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