4th of July Recipes

Browse 72 4th of July Recipes

Celebrate America's favorite holiday with some of the tasty recipes contributed by our community. 4th of July just wouldn't be the same without delicious barbecued food, refreshing drinks and mouth-watering appetizers, so we've compiled this complete list of recipes that are sure to satisfy of all your guests.

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Tuscan Grilled Chicken & Pepper Salad

Tuscan Grilled Chicken & Pepper Salad

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

This salad is so pretty, and delicious too! It's the perfect summer salad for pot-lucks, summer BBQ's and get-togethers. Loads of sliced peppers, every color of the rainbow, are tossed with grilled chicken, sliced red onions, tomatoes, olives, and basil,…

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Appetizers

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Appetizers

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

What's a backyard BBQ party without grilled appetizers? Pretty lame actually. If you want to show off and really impress your guests then these bacon-wrapped appetizers will really help. Imagine, jumbo shrimp stuffed with goat cheese, seasone…

Layered BLT Dip

Layered BLT Dip

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes

This quick and easy dip will surely be a hit at your next get together. It's a BLT, like you've never had it before! Even better, it only takes minutes to prepare. Serve it up with crackers or a crusty, sliced baguette. For more quick and easy appetiz…

Trifle

Trifle

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Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

I made this traditional English Trifle for 4th of July with my family. I let people decorate their servings with blueberries for that red/white/blue theme.

Teriyaki BBQ Ribs

Teriyaki BBQ Ribs

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 90 Minutes

If you're a fan of "regular" BBQ Pork Ribs then you'll want to give these Teriyaki ribs a try. They're an interesting alternative to the regular routine and provide an asian inspiration to your next meal. Soaked in a teriyaki marinade then on to the…

Grilled Asparagus Wraps

Grilled Asparagus Wraps

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Wondering what to grill for a special occasion like Fathers Day, or just having friends over for a backyard BBQ this weekend? Don't forget the side dishes. Imagine, tender asparagus wrapped in prosciutto and cheese, seasoned with garlic and lemon-pe…

Summertime Grilled Jambalaya

Summertime Grilled Jambalaya

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Jambalaya on the grill? Who would have thought? This meal is so good, and packed with amazing New Orleans flavor. The jambalaya cooks in foil packets on the stove, which makes for an easy meal and even easier clean-up! Great for entertaining, or even…

Bacon-Wrapped Sea Scallops

Bacon-Wrapped Sea Scallops

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Backyard entertaining is in full-swing and one of the best ways to make your party a success is to spoil your guests with some awesome grilled appetizers. One of the most popular grilled app's is bacon-wrapped scallops. Forget the pre-made boxed kin…

Chicken On A Stick!

Chicken On A Stick!

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Prep Time: 120 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

This dish will be a happy ending to any day. Enjoy with Lots of Love, Catherine xo

Tangy Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats

Tangy Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Need something to do with the kids this summer? This is the perfect, kid-friendly, kid-tested and approved treat! Plus, as a bonus, the adults like it too! Rice Krispies, marshmallows and flavored Kool Aid come together to create a quick and easy, cute…

Lazy Chicken Bruschetta

Lazy Chicken Bruschetta

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

I don't know about you but I get kinda lazy sometimes so when it comes to something like making 40 to 50 slices of grilled chicken bruschetta you can bet I found the easiest way out. But just because it's easy (and I'm lazy) doesn't mean it's taste is…

The King of Steaks

The King of Steaks

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

The rib steak is called the King of Steaks for very good reason. A rib steak with the bone-in has just the right amount of marbling (fatty streaks throughout the meat) to keep it juicy and full-flavored from the grill to your plate. It's from th…

Beer Cheese Dip

Beer Cheese Dip

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Wanna be a rock star at your Fourth of July cook-out? Serve your friends this beer cheese dip, and everyone will be clamoring for the recipe! The beer adds such a wonderful tangy quality to the dip, and it's so creamy and addictive. It's good served warm…

Steak Oscar

Steak Oscar

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Yes, there is a Steak under all that creamy rich bearnaise sauce... Beef tenderloin to be exact, about 1 1/4" thick and grilled to perfection. Top the steak with a couple lemon-garlic grilled shrimp and then smother with that rich thick crab filled…

Healthy Cheesecake

Healthy Cheesecake

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes

This is a healthy, easy cheesecake that is great for special occasions. I dressed this bad boy up for 4th of July!

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Extremely tasty chocolate chip cookies.

Strawberry Lemonade

Strawberry Lemonade

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

Iced and refreshing! A very pretty drink if served in a glass pitcher!!

Old Fashioned Lemonade

Old Fashioned Lemonade

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

When I was a boy summers were a lot hotter than they are now. I remember a day it was so hot all the corn in the field popped. The horses thought it was snow and froze to death. One other thing I remember well was the homemade lemonade my Mother…

Lemon and Raspberry Bars

Lemon and Raspberry Bars

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

These creamy, cool lemon and raspberry will remind you of Key Lime pie. They are delicious, and perfectly easy. Treat yourself to some! For more easy dessert recipes, check out www.chewnibblenosh.com !

Garlic-infused Baked Potato

Garlic-infused Baked Potato

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 60 Minutes

Here's the perfect grilling trilogy, a tender, juicy grilled rib steak, prosciutto wrapped asparagus and this amazing garlic infused baked potato. If you're thinking of what to grill for a special occasion (like Fathers Day or 4th of July) or just havi…

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