Festive Fridays: 4th of July Menu Ideas

Festive Friday 4th menu

With just days to go until the 4th of July, it’s time to plan the menu for your holiday cookout! Whether you’re just feeding your own family, preparing a side for a potluck, or having the whole neighborhood over for a feast to celebrate our nation, we have gathered up some delicious recipes for you!

Get Grilling

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Rachel at A Southern Fairytale has a couple of fun, delicious, and unique main dishes when you get your grill on! Stack up some Roasted Poblano Chipotle Cheddar Burgers for a fun twist on classic burgers! Want something different to offer your guests? Spicy Grilled Shrimp Quesadillas with Smoky Avocado Cream Sauce will wow the crowd!

Bring On the Sides

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Need a take-along for a crowd? Chelsea from Some Day I’ll Learn has an amazing 7-Layer Dip that’s sure to be a hit!

Want some tips on grilling corn on the cob? Julie from Julieverse shares How to Grill Corn on the Cob that comes out just perfect!

No cookout is complete without potato salad! Try Heather of HomeEc 101’s family favorite Plato’s Potato Salad recipe. She also has lots more Picnic Possibilities!

Sweet Treats

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What’s Independence Day without a classic treat for the kids? Rachel’s 4th of July Rice Krispies Treats are sure to bring smiles!

There’s nothing like some cool, refreshing watermelon at a 4th of July celebration! Check out this easy Watermelon “cake” from Ang at Untrained  Housewife.

Emily from Colorado Moms has a perfectly festive Red, White, & Blue Custard Cake idea that’s a perfect way to cool down as you prepare to watch the fireworks.

Want some more tasty ideas for the 4th? Check out our Pinterest Board!



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