50 Fourth of July Recipes for an All-American Cookout
Star Spangled Blackberry Pie
Recipe: Star Spangled Blackberry Pie
In-season blackberries will leave parade candy untouched in this centerpiece-worthy pie.
Hot Dogs with Pickle and Parsley Relish
Homemade relish takes this summer cookout staple up a notch.
Recipe: Berry Cobbler
This mid-summer slow-cooked dessert is the ideal mix of red, white, and blue flavor.
Memphis Dry-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs
Put at-home barbecue in action for your backyard celebration with a recipe that would make any Memphian proud.
4th of July Punch
Recipe: 4th of July Punch
A blend of fresh fruit and bright juices, this big-batch patriotic punch can be made booze-free for the kiddos, too.
Recipe: Blueberry-Thyme Pie
Serve a classic American pie bursting with seasonal blueberries that's sure to delight.
Recipe: Macaroni Pie
A trifecta of cheeses and fresh thyme are responsible for a savory depth of flavor that's begging to be sliced in the backyard.
Red, White, and Blue Popsicles
Recipe: Red, White, and Blue Popsicles
A patriotic treat so tasty the colorful drips are worth the risk.
Classic Macaroni Salad with Ham
Recipe: Classic Macaroni Salad with Ham
This old-school cold salad pairs well with any cookout menu, but it looks especially nice on a patriotic picnic table.
Red, White, and Blue Poke Cake
Recipe: Red, White, and Blue Poke Cake
Fresh summer berries and homemade frosting combine for a summertime dessert with patriotic pizzazz.
Instant Pot Ribs
Recipe: Instant Pot Ribs
If you have a parade to attend and can't babysit the smoker all day, these fast, fall-off-the-bone ribs may be your saving grace.
Cherry Flag Pie
Recipe: Cherry Flag Pie
Meet an All-American classic that's almost too pretty to slice.
Spicy Grilled Corn Salad
Recipe: Spicy Grilled Corn Salad
Start sparks long before fireworks with this street corn-inspired side with a jalapeño kick.
Recipe: Berry Splash
This family-friendly recipe will cool off your crowd all summer long.
Recipe: Flag Cake
Salute our nation's independence in the most delicious way possible. This iconic flag sheet cake will have every guest coming back for a second slice.
Ranch Turkey Burgers
Recipe: Ranch Turkey Burgers
A turkey alternative to your routine backyard burger, this recipe adds ranch and fresh toppings for flavor that just feels like summertime.
Tomato, Peach, and Corn Salad
Recipe: Tomato, Peach, and Corn Salad
Three cheers for this summertime trio that pairs well with all things grilled.
Red, White, and Blue Cheesecake Bars
Red, white, and blue take a swirl atop cheesecake in bars you can prepare up to two days in advance.
Heirloom Tomato Pie with Parmesan-Buttermilk Crust
Recipe: Heirloom Tomato Pie
Believe it or not, this Southern classic tastes even better than it looks.
Recipe: Pitcher Mojitos
Hosting a crowd all day? These big-batch mojitos are up for the challenge and easy to refill again and again.
Recipe: Best-Ever Succotash
With timeless flavor that just says "summer," guests will enjoy every forkful of this confetti-like side.
Recipe: Firecracker Cake
Light up the party long before the fireworks begin with this easy-to-decorate Bundt.
Classic Grilled Corn on the Cob
Recipe: Classic Grilled Corn on the Cob
We can all agree that fresh, grilled corn is a hallmark of any Independence Day menu.
Recipe: Watermelon Margaritas
We've yet to taste a more popular cookout cocktail than this refreshingly colorful margarita.
Patriotic Fruit Gummies
Recipe: Patriotic Fruit Gummies
Star-spangled gummies the kids will love. Who are we kidding, the adults will, too.
Marinated Watermelon and Tomato Salad
Move over red and blue berries. This watermelon salad is here to prove there's a place for other fresh summer produce on your July 4th menu.
Red, White, and Blue Sangria Pops
Forget premade popsicles. These boozy Red, White, and Blue Sangria Pops will be the talk of the party.
Recipe: Peach Cobbler
It's not a Southern summer party without a classic cobbler, and this peach cobbler is sensational.
Charred Potato-Okra Salad
Recipe: Charred Potato-Okra Salad
While you've got the grilled fired up, give your potato salad an upgrade with crisp, smoky grilled okra.
Old-Fashioned Chicken Salad
Recipe: Old-Fashioned Chicken Salad
Here's proof that old-school is still cool when it comes to cookouts. A favorite outdoor side of generations past, this cold salad uses chopped chicken, mayo, celery, and a splash of lemon juice.
Mini Firecracker Cakes Image
Recipe: Mini Firecracker Cakes
This pre-fireworks snack has a popping surprise of its own.