20 Epic Recipes to Make for The 4th Of July
4th of July is almost here!! If you need some recipe ideas, I gotchu covered. I rounded up the best recipes on the blog to help celebrate! We got some sweet, some savory, and cocktails cuz party. Enjoy and hope you all have a safe and happy 4th! And if you make any of my recipes, I’d love to see them! Tag me on Instagram @all.purpose.flour.child!
This is a delicious way to enjoy Summer’s best tomatoes! This would be an awesome light dinner or even appetizer. And you can make it the day before so it’s ready to go come party time.
No summer party is complete without pasta salad and this one is perfect for any outdoor party of barbecue! The sweet and smoky grilled corn and juicy tomatoes are tossed with pasta in a spicy, limey dressing and it’s all topped with salty cotija cheese and fresh cilantro. It’s so easy to make and is a total crowd pleaser.
Smoky, sweet grilled corn and peppers on top of crispy, cheesy nachos. Perfect snacking food!
Everyone loves tacos. This is a very quick and simple one where the sauce does double duty as marinade and finishing sauce. The chimichurri is bursting with freshy herby flavor and a light slaw on top adds freshness and crunch.
Sweet, jammy stone fruits enveloped in buttery crust and has a bit of a tropical twist with lime-scented filling and crispy coconut flakes around the crust.
If you want a low-key and easy cocktail that you can sip all day long, this is it. Only three ingredients and so refreshing on a hot day!
An incredibly simple, highly sippable summer punch with only three ingredients. So easy and so good!
If you need a refreshing non-alcoholic bevvie, here you go. It’s a twist on the classic arnold palmer of half tea/half lemonade using cold brew coffee instead. The smooth, citrusy cold brew is a perfect match for the sweet and tart lemonade.
Blueberries, basil, and cornbread are a perfect flavor combination. This dessert is easy to make and perfect for feeding a crowd.
This is what I like to call drunk shortcake. Peaches are soaked in a delicious rosé syrup then served on fluffy biscuits and fluffy whipped cream. Yes please.
This is a twist on the classic old fashioned cocktail by adding smooth cold brew iced coffee. It’s so tasty with the bourbon and hint of orange.
Oh baby, these are good. Buttery crisp crust, ultra tart and bright lime curd, and sweet and juicy fresh cherries nestled right on top. These are perfect to make a day in advance and serve them the day of!
The ultimate boozy slushy perfect for low-key backyard hangs. It’s sweet and tart and spicy and will keep you cool on a hot day before the fireworks start! And it’s super easy to whip up for a crowd .
Sweet, grilled peaches, creamy mascarpone folded into whipped cream, and crunchy sweet amaretti cookies. This is a very easy last-minute dessert and looks very impressive. You can make all the components ahead of time and assemble when ready to serve!
These are hands-down my favorite thing on the blog. Period. Buttery crust and topping and juicy, jammy sweet summer fruit. Make these for a party and watch them disappear.
This is part dessert, part cocktail and all fun. Icy and refreshing and boozy. Your favorite moscow mule cocktail in granita form!
Sweet creamy ice cream swirled with lemon curd, poppy seeds, and chewy shortbread cookie chunks. Yum.
Fruity and sweet rosé whipped into a frozen treat. ‘Nough said.
This is a crowd-pleaser for sure. Buttery crust, creamy tangy goat cheese hiding under a pile of jammy, sweet blueberries. Ice cream not optional.
If you’ve never had salted melon before, you’re in for a treat. In popsicle form the combination is even better. Sweet, salty, tangy, and so refreshing!