4th of July Recipe Ideas

Updated May 2017
Originally Published on May 14, 2016

Are you in the mood to get a little crafty with your recipes this summer? Fabulous patriotic recipes don’t need to be hard! Check out these fun and festive red, white, and blue 4th of July Recipe Ideas!

4th of July Recipe Ideas - patriotic desserts plus red, white, and blue cakes, pies, trifles, drinks, and more! #redwhiteandblue

4th of July Recipe Ideas

1. Red, White, and Blue Drink

How to make a red, white, and blue drink for the 4th of July! It can be made kid-friendly or with alcohol. So easy and delicious. 

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How to Make a Red, White, and Blue Drink for the 4th of July or any patriotic celebration! This red, white and blue layered drink can be made for kids too!

2. Red, White and Blue Trifle

This Strawberry Shortcake trifle looks easy and fun to make! I bet it’s delicious too.

Red, White and Blue Strawberry Shortcake Trifle - this looks easy and fun to make! I bet it's delicious too...

3. Red, White and Blue Cake

Celebrate the Fourth of July with a patriotic Red, White and Blue Cake!

Celebrate the Fourth of July with a patriotic Red, White and Blue Cake!

4. 4th of July Fruit Pie

How to make a red, white, and blue pie for the 4th of July. Made with a cream cheese filling and a fruit glaze

How to make a red, white, and blue pie for the 4th of July. Made with a cream cheese filling and a fruit glaze

5. Red, white, and blue parfait

Make this 4th of July recipe idea using gelatin, ice cream, strawberries, and blueberries! Must try.

How to make red, white, and blue parfait for the 4th of July using gelatin, ice cream, strawberries, and blueberries! Must try -

6. American Flag Berry Pie

Red, white, and blue looks so good on this fresh berry pie – complete with a buttery, flaky patriotic crust. Perfect for any July 4th celebration!

 

Red, white, and blue looks so good on this fresh berry pie – complete with a buttery, flaky patriotic crust. Perfect for any July 4th celebration!

7. Fruit Filled Cones for the 4th of July

Bring some red, white, and blue to your weekend get together with these fresh and fruity cones! 

Bring some red, white, and blue to your weekend get together with these fresh and fruity cones! 

8. American Flag Cake Pops

Patriotic cake pops – this is such a great idea to make for Memorial Day or July 4th…SO easy! Here’s a video on how to make cake pops.

Patriotic cake pops - this is such a great idea to make for Memorial Day or July 4th...SO easy!

9. How to make a Flag Cake

Your guests are sure to be impressed by this patriotic masterpiece!

Your guests are sure to be impressed by this patriotic masterpiece!

10. 4th of July Cupcake Cake 

No need to cut this cake, just pull a cupcake off! Easy to make and fun to eat.  

4th of July Cupcake Cake - No need to cut this cake, just pull a cupcake off! Easy to make and fun to eat.  

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