Oh My! It’s Almost July: 42 of the Best July Fourth Recipes to Try This Summer

Oh My! It's Almost July: 42 of the Best July Fourth Recipes #julyfourth #julyfourthrecipes #summerrecipes #summerideas

July Fourth recipes are amongst the best for summer parties (in my mind) because they’re usually a pretty good mix of pulling out all the stops and keeping it simple with the classics. The best of both (food) worlds. Yum!

So, if you’re planning to celebrate July Fourth with friends and/or family, you might as well give it your all with this roundup of the best July Fourth recipes to try for the holiday (and all summer long). Forty-two recipes made the list and each one is better than the last!

Here are 42 of the best July Fourth recipes to try this summer…

Pineapple Rum Punch Recipe. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

1. caribbean pineapple mango rum punch This is my most popular cocktail recipe ever. Can’t go wrong for July Fourth with this one!

Summer corn salad from Herb & Spoon. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

2. summer corn salad from The Herb and Spoon

Strawberry Mojito Popsicles Recipe. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

3. strawberry mojito popsicles

Margarita Snow Cone Recipe. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

4. margarita snow cones

Cast Iron Pizza Recipe from Designlovefest. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

5. cast iron pizza from Designlovefest

Homemade Chips and Salsa Trio. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

6. homemade chips and salsa trio. Every summer celebration requires chips and salsa, right?

Grapefruit Cucumber Gin Cooler Cocktail. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

7. grapefruit cucumber gin cooler

Drool-Worthy, Easy Seafood Pasta for Summer. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

8. drool-worthy easy seafood pasta

Healthy Chicken Cobb Salad from Jar of Lemons. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

9. healthy chicken cobb salad from Jar of Lemons

S'mores Ice Cream Sandwiches. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

10. s’mores ice cream sandwiches

Simple Strawberry Pecan Salad with Feta Recipe. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

11. simple summer strawberry pecan salad. A local favorite of mine.

Watermelon Papaya Rum Smoothie Recipe. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

12. watermelon papaya rum smoothie from Sugar & Cloth. You had me at watermelon…

Make-Ahead S'more Cups Recipe. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

13. make-ahead s’more cups

Pineapple Mango Chicken Tacos Recipe. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

14. pineapple mango chicken tacos

Roasted Sweet Potato Tacos from Salt and Lavender. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

15. roasted sweet potato tacos from Salt and Lavender. Because you don’t want to forget about your vegetarian friends.

Pineapple Lime Sangria Spritzer. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

16. pineapple lime sangria spritzer

Refreshing Apple Slaw Recipe. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

17. refreshing apple coleslaw barbecue topping. Makes for a great kid’s side, too.

Striped Fruit Smoothies from Designlovefest. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

18. striped fruit smoothies from Designlovefest. Make it extra patriotic by swapping out flavors – raspberry, coconut, and blueberry could be a great place to start.

BBQ Chicken Pineapple Pizza with Homemade Sauce. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

19. BBQ chicken and pineapple pizza with homemade sauce. A yummy twist on the all American BBQ.

Summer Caprese Salad Board. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

20. colorful caprese salad board from The Sweetest Occasion. Why not put all those summer heirlooms to good use?

Homemade Churro Ice Cream Milkshakes. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

21. homemade churro ice cream milkshakes

Gin and Juice Slushies for Summer. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

22. gin and juice slushies (with homemade gin)

Fruit and Goat Cheese Crostinis. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

23. fresh fruit and prosciutto crostinis with homemade goat cheese

Italian Paloma Cocktail from Sugar and Charm. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

24. Italian paloma cocktail from Sugar and Charm.

Homemade Limoncello Mousse Recipe. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

25. homemade limoncello mousse

Blood Orange Popsicles. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

26. blood orange popsicles. Talk about a refreshing treat for summer.

Grapefruit Vanilla Thyme Ice Cream. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

27. grapefruit vanilla thyme ice cream

Honey-Glazed Chicken Quesadillas with Peach Guacamole. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

28. honey-glazed chicken quesadillas with peach guacamole from How Sweet Eats. Yes, I said peach guacamole…

Grilled Tropical Shrimp Tacos for Summer. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

29. grilled tropical shrimp kabobs. These are seriously DELICIOUS!!! I make the kabobs pretty frequently over the summer. An sometimes add them to open face tacos.

Unique S'mores Recipes. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

30. 7 unique s’mores recipes. Think cookies, candies, and pies, not just your average graham crackers.

One-Hour Peach Galette. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

31. under-an-hour peach galette

Pink Lemonade Grapefruit Popsicles. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

32. pink lemonade grapefruit popsicles

Mac-n-Cheese Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

33. mac-n-cheese stuffed jalapeno poppers from The Sweetest Occasion.

Homemade Vegan Froyo and Waffle Cone. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

34. homemade vegan froyo and waffle cones. Good greens banana, berry, and chocolate.

Grilled Lemon and Herb Corn on the Cob Recipe. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

35. grilled lemon and herb corn on the cob

Summer Fruit Punch Pops. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

36. fruit-filled punch pops

Maple Salty Dog Cocktail from The Sweetest Occasion. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

37. maple salty dog cocktail from The Sweetest Occasion

Grilled Peaches and Ice Cream. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

38. grilled peaches and ice cream. Because peach season is in full swing. The peaches from Whole Foods and Trader Joes are SO good right now! Just bought some the other day.

Sweet Peach Tea Granita. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

39. peach sweet tea granita

No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

40. no bake blueberry cheesecake

Mini Fruit Dessert Pizzas. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

41. mini fruit dessert pizzas with homemade whipped cream

Blueberry Mint Julep from Our Salty Kitchen. Check out 42 of the Best Summer Recipes to Get you Ready for July Fourth.

42. blueberry mint julep from Our Salty Kitchen

What recipes are you planning to make this July Fourth? I would love to hear some of your favorites!

9 comments | Click here to reply

These recipes look so amazing, now I only need to find a reason to try them (no 4th of July celebrations in Europe…)!
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Michelle | June 22nd, 2018 at 10:02 am

These recipes sound so good! I want to make some of these.
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Courtney Hardy | June 24th, 2018 at 11:40 am

Thanks Michelle and Courtney. 🙂

Brittni | June 24th, 2018 at 12:54 pm

SUCH a good round-up, friend! Thanks for including some of my favorites. Those mac n cheese jalapeño poppers are a MUST try! xoxo

Cyd | June 25th, 2018 at 10:08 am

My pleasure Cyd! I definitely am going to try those poppers out soon. Yum!

Brittni | June 25th, 2018 at 4:00 pm

These recipes look amazing! I love how the grilled peaches and ice cream gives you the flavor of cobbler without the work. 😉 Thanks for sharing!

Rebekah | June 25th, 2018 at 5:10 pm

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Friday Favorites | Volume Fifty-Six • Original Caroline | June 29th, 2018 at 12:34 pm

Thanks Rebekah. That was exactly the idea with those grilled peaches. Glad you like ’em. 🙂

Brittni | June 29th, 2018 at 12:53 pm

Oh MY gracious!!! I just literally opened 12 tabs of all this delicious food and drink. Pinning like crazy, wonderful roundup!

Amy | Delineate Your Dwelling | July 2nd, 2018 at 5:50 pm
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