Fourth of July is right around the corner and I’m sure lots of us are planning fun cookouts to enjoy with family and friends! If you’re wondering what kinds of foods you should make this year, we’ve got you covered with this list of fun Fourth of July food ideas that you can serve this year!
Fourth Of July Sliders
The first of our Fourth of July food ideas are tasty sliders. Sliders are perfect for cookouts because you can make different kinds so everyone can pick which kind they would like!
You can make mini burgers, veggie burgers (for the vegetarians in the group), or even chicken and pb&j sandwiches for the kids. Click here for a fun red, white, and blue slider recipe to add into your cookout this year!
Red, White, And Blue Fruit Salad
Add some delicious and refreshing food to the party with an Independence Day inspired fruit salad. All you will need is red, white, and blue colored fruits like:
- Red Grapes
- Pomegranate Seeds
- Coconut Shreds
Grab whichever kinds you like and mix them all together for a tasty and patriotic dish. Top it with some honey and/or coconut shreds to tie it all together!
American Flag Taco Salad
Next on our list of Fourth of July food ideas is the American flag. Well, not literally; it is a delicious taco salad that is decorated like the American flag!
Your guests will love this creative taco salad, so it’s perfect to serve at your cookout. Click here to follow along with this fun recipe!
Let your guests cool off with some patriotic popsicles! This is one of the Fourth of July food ideas that does require a bit of preparation time as you will need to freeze the popsicles for a few hours, if not overnight.
The extra time of preparation is totally worth it because these popsicles will not only cool your guests off but bring a smile to their face! Click here to learn how to make these tasty treats.
Mini Fourth Of July Brownies
Mini Fourth of July brownies are a great idea for your holiday cookout. All you will need to do is make your favorite brownie recipe and top it with some white frosting or whipped cream.
Then add on some delicious strawberries and blueberries to tie the patriotic colors together! Click here for a fun recipe to these mini desserts that takes little to no time to prepare.
Another idea shown in the photo below is to make red velvet brownies, and then top them with a white colored frosting and blueberries. No matter which recipe you choose, these brownies are the perfect addition to your Fourth of July cookout!
Red, White, And Blue Chocolate Dipped Pretzels
The next stop on this amazing list of Fourth of July food ideas is simple, yet tasty! It will also be ready in minutes. All you will need is some pretzel sticks from your local grocery store and chocolate to melt, as well as red, white, and blue sprinkles.
You can get colored chocolate melts, but regular milk chocolate works just fine. First dip the pretzels into melted chocolate on one end, and then into the patriotic colored sprinkles. Serve them up in cute glasses, and your cookout guests will thank you!
Fourth Of July Inspired Hot Dog Stand
Nothing fits a cookout better than delicious hot dogs! Set up a cute patriotic hot dog stand and your guests can easily serve themselves. This idea is perfect for your Independence day cookout, especially if you’re grilling!