The Fourth of July is such a fun time to have friends over. Wow your guests with one of the patriotic recipe ideas below.
Many people have the day off, so it gives us a chance to entertain in the middle of the week during the day, which is always fun.
These patriotic recipe ideas have you covered in the food department. From appetizers to desserts, there is something for all your patriotic friends.
If you have kids coming over, make sure to check out our Independence Day themed word puzzles.
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If you are a foodie, you will love to see all of the national days in July that are devoted to food. It’s not just the 4th of July that gives us a reason to party!
These patriotic recipe ideas will get your holiday entertaining off to a great start
Looking for a pretty patriotic table decoration to add to your party table? Check out this red white and blue flower centerpiece.
Do you have some rod pretzels on hand? Just a few extra ingredients will have these pretzel rods doing double duty as a patriotic red white and blue appetizer.
Popsicles for breakfast on the 4th of July? Yes, PLEASE!!
These yogurt oatmeal breakfast parfait popsicles can be eaten for breakfast or for dessert.
Now that is what I call patriotic! See how to make the over at Jess Explains it All.
How bright and colorful these 4th of July strawberries are Gather up your Cool Whip and blue sprinkles and these will be ready in a flash.
Get the recipe on Crafty Morning.
It isn’t just snacks and desserts that can be done for patriotic recipe ideas for the 4th of July entertaining.
Mother nature has lots of colorful red, white and blue in her arsenal!
Just use strawberries, blueberries and mini marshmallows to add to a garden salad for a fun and healthy touch.
See this and many easy 4th of July decorating ideas at The Gardening Cook.
Popcorn is always a fun treat for the kids. Combine it with colorful red white and blue M & Ms and some almond bark and you have a match made in Patriotic recipe heaven.
See how to make it on This Girl’s Life Blog.
These patriotic no bake cake batter truffles are easy to put together and they are the prefect bite of 4th of July sweetness.
See how to make them on Who Needs a Cape.
For a patriotic sweet ending, combine blueberries, raspberries and mini marshmallows into a Fourth of July fruit cake.
It’s easy to put together and makes a light ending to your party. See the tutorial on The Gardening Cook.
Fresh strawberries and blueberries are plentiful around the time of the 4th of July.
For a patriotic recipe idea, put them together to top a red white and blue cheesecake and you will have the perfect summertime party dessert.
Get the recipe on Creations by Kara.
No party on the 4th of July would be complete without some adult beverages.
These pretty cosmopolitan cocktails not only look the patriotic part but taste great too.
Find out how to make them on RecipesJust4U.
Still need some more patriotic recipe inspiration for your Independence Day gathering? Try one of the 4th of July recipe ideas below.
Kid Friendly Patriotic Punch4. Red white and blue strawberry cheesecake bites.
4th of July Firecracker Hot dogs.
Red white and blue pasta salad.
Red white and blue cheesecake cake.
4th of July Jello Shots (with or without alcohol!)
Edible 4th of July Firecrackers.
Red Velvet Fourth of July Cupcakes
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