4th of July Recipes

Bring the best burgers, potato salads, and desserts that say U-S-A! to your July 4th cookout.

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Potato Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 255
Quick and easy potato salad recipe with a lot of old-fashioned potato salad flavor. This will become a go-to summer side dish recipe. Better if made the day before.

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!

Red, White and Blue Deviled Eggs

Rating: 3.5 stars 3
These are a great Fourth of July appetizer! They're a bit fussy to make, but the colorful presentation is so fun, it's worth it. Spicy horseradish and smoked Spanish paprika give these deviled eggs a bit of a kick. This recipe scales easily; just be sure to go easy on the salt amount and season to your tastes.

Cherry Cheesecake Brownies

Rating: 4 stars 21
The delicious combination of chocolate and cherry swirled up into cherry cheesecake brownies that your family and friends will love, and they can be made gluten-free to boot! Serve them warm or cold and store leftovers in the refrigerator.

Jamie's Sweet and Easy Corn on the Cob

Rating: 5 stars 491
Use a little sugar and lemon juice in the water to make the sweetest, quickest, tastiest boiled corn on the cob.

Chicago-Style Hot Dog

Rating: 5 stars 289
Loaded hot dog on a poppy seed bun made Chicago-style with no ketchup.

Fresh Southern Peach Cobbler

Rating: 4.5 stars 4023
This peach cobbler recipe with fresh Southern peaches makes the perfect dessert.

Red, White, and Blue Dump Cake

Rating: 4 stars 5
A summer holiday dump cake that is easy to make, delicious to eat, and there is only one pan to clean! Perfect for the 4th of July! Serve with whipped topping.

Refreshing Watermelon Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 124
Watermelon, cucumber, and feta cheese combine for a light, cool, and refreshing summer salad.
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Inspiration and Ideas

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Guacamole
Rating: 5 stars 7560

Cilantro and cayenne give this classic guacamole a tasty kick. Serve it smooth or chunky.