4th of July Patriotic Recipes

Looking for patriotic recipes? Find star-spangled favorites like flag cake, All-American Potato Salad, and more. USA! USA!

Staff Picks

American Flag Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 67
Unfurl the red, white, and blue with this beautiful, easy, and patriotic flag cake perfect for the 4th of July, Memorial Day, or any favorite occasion. Assemble and frost the pretty cake and wait for the oohs and ahhs!

Star-Spangled Burgers

Rating: 5 stars 7
These tasty red, white, and blue burgers will make any Memorial Day, 4th of July, or Labor Day barbeque that much more special! Fire up the grill and cook a batch for your troops! Top with your favorite veggies and condiments.

Patriotic Fruit Pizza

Rating: 4.5 stars 27
This is a fun recipe for the 4th of July holiday! Fresh fruit is a hit on desserts during the summer months! Making this dessert is as fun as eating it! This recipe feeds a lot, but the leftovers are only good a day or two.

Nannie's Hot Milk Sponge Cake

Rating: 4 stars 147
Heating the milk before using it to make the batter delivers a light and fluffy sponge cake.
By shirleyo

Red, White, and Blue Flag Toast

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
A quick easy, healthy, and fun breakfast for any patriotic holiday such as Memorial Day, Fourth of July, or Labor Day.

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Rating: 5 stars 1215
DIY chocolate-covered strawberries! Just three ingredients and 30 minutes.
By Allrecipes Member

All American Trifle

Rating: 5 stars 96
This is a creamy, fruity, heavenly dessert. I've been told it's like super-charged strawberry shortcake!

Marshmallow Fondant

Rating: 4.5 stars 1266
This is a very easy (and a little sticky at times) way to make a delicious fondant. It's great on cakes, cookies, or just for your little ones to play with! Leftovers will save in a tightly sealed container for a few weeks.

Red, White, and Booze Ice Pops

Rating: 5 stars 8
Is there any better way to celebrate the birth of our great nation than with this red, white, and sort-of-blue Popsicle®? Before you answer, I should mention they're actually strawberry and blueberry cheesecake ice pops that are spiked with booze.

Surprise Inside Independence Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 21
This extra-moist cake with buttercream icing is sure to get firework-worthy oohs and aahs!

No-Bake Cheesecake Flag Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 171
That you can make this lovely, sweet treat without turning on the oven is probably enough of a reason to give this serious consideration. Besides the taste and light mousse-like texture, I think your guests will enjoy the iconic stars and stripes design provided by the fresh blueberries and strawberries. USA! USA! USA!

Firecracker Grilled Alaska Salmon

Rating: 4.5 stars 1349
These are salmon fillets in a tasty, tangy sauce with a little heat! Serve with rice and a simple stir-fry of baby corn, shiitake mushrooms and snow peas.
By Allrecipes Member
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Inspiration and Ideas

Patriotic French Toast
Rating: Unrated 12
"Great idea! I made this for breakfast on the 4th of July, and it was a hit!" – Melissa
Our Best Red, White, and Blue Desserts
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Oven-Roasted Asparagus
Rating: 5 stars 3191

Parmesan cheese adds a salty, savory component to sweet, tender asparagus. Try it next to grilled fish or lamb.