The Best July 4th Foods to Make This Year


As 4th of July approaches, it’s time to fire up those grills and prepare to host the ideal cookout party with the best July 4th foods and our favorite people!

July 4th Foods:  Grilled Meats

Ultimate Juicy Burger Recipe A must-have recipe for any cookout. This burger recipe will have your guests coming back for seconds and maybe even thirds.

Easy Grilled Chicken Marinade With this delicious marinade, your grilled chicken will steal the show at your summer celebration, whether you prefer drumsticks, wings, or boneless breasts.

July 4th Foods:  Side Dishes

Grilled Corn in the Husk While there are many quick and tasty ways to prepare corn, grilling it still in the husk adds a ton of smoky flavor without drying out the kernels.

Cobb Salad with Creamy Peppercorn Dressing When you have so much fresh produce to choose from, salads are a classic side dish at any cookout.

July 4th Foods:  Desserts

Patriotic Jello Cake So if you're looking for a no-bake dessert with a little patriotic flair, try this layered Patriotic Jello Cake. Everyone from kids to the adults will love it, trust me!

Red, White, & Blue Dessert Cake It requires zero baking and is completely customizable. No cherries? Use strawberries. Not a fan of blackberries? Go all blueberries.

July 4th Foods:  Drinks

Strawberry Lemon Smash Cocktail This summer sipper is the perfect ratio of tart and sweet, with fresh lemon juice and luscious berries all topped off with sparkling wine!

Simple Summer Watermelon Mojitos Watermelon + mint + coconut rum - seriously, can you think of a better summer time drink combination?!