Whether you’re throwing an Independence Day party, attending one, or just staying at home, use this round-up of great recipes for a dish no one will forget!
Animal BurgersFrom The Seaside Bakers
These delicious burgers are inspired by the popular burger restaurant In-N-Out and their signature Animal Style sauce. Try these burgers and fries at your holiday BBQ- they’re sure to be a hit!
Authentic Grilled Pulled PorkFrom Shared Appetite
Sure, you could use your slow cooker to make some tasty pulled pork, but how much fun is that? Get all the fun and all the rewards of a delicious pulled pork sandwich with this detailed recipe.
The Best Barbeque RibsFrom Handle the Heat
BBQ Ribs are a summer staple. This recipe, from a culinary graduate and cookbook author, is sure to be unforgettable. She even includes a recipe for her own barbeque sauce!
Proper Barbeque Chicken
From The Paupered Chef
This BBQ chicken recipe follows all the right steps to make the perfect tender chicken. Use this for your holiday party and all your guests will be begging for your recipe.
Grilled Corn-on-the-Cob with Honey ButterFrom Picture Perfect Meals
The picture says it all. Yum!
Potato SaladFrom In Pursuit of More
This potato salad is a little different- it uses absolutely no Mayonnaise! It also uses all fresh ingredients from the author’s local farmer’s market. A healthy and delicious take on a classic dish.
Creamy Pasta SaladFrom An Edible Mosaic
This delicious side dish includes bacon, peas, and bell peppers for a delicious medley of flavors.
CornbreadFrom A Family Feast
What is a barbeque party without cornbread? Use this delicious recipe for perfect moist, sweet, and golden brown cornbread.
The Best Baked BeansFrom The Pioneer Woman
This recipe uses good ole’ canned pork n’ beans and then adds a savory combination of bacon and vegetables for a fantastic baked beans recipe that is sure to complement all of your BBQ dishes.
Fruit & Flag CakeFrom Branch Basics
This healthy recipe stays away from refined sugars and oils, opting for healthier versions for an equally delicious cake. Add blueberries & raspberries to the top for a festive flair!
Red, White, & Blue StrawberriesFrom Like Mother Like Daughter
A different take on the chocolate-covered strawberries- these ones are dipped in white chocolate and covered in blue sprinkles! Patriotic and oh so delicious.
Berry & Coconut PopsFrom An Edible Mosaic
This popsicle recipe is another all-natural choice, using strawberries, blueberries, and coconut to form the base of this delicious cooling treat.
Oreo PopsFrom Makoodle
These adorable pops are made with Oreos dipped in white chocolate and covered in sprinkles. The kids can help make these, and they will love to eat them too!
Red, White & Blue Layered CakeFrom Betty Crocker
This recipe definitely requires a little more time and patience, but the outcome is well worth the work!
Rice Krispie SparklersFrom 5 Minutes for Mom
This recipe is a patriotic take on every kid’s favorite sticky treat- the rice krispie treat! Keep hands clean with this skewered sparkler adaptation of the rice krispie treat.
Still looking for more dessert recipes? Check out Crazy for Crust’s dessert round-up. There are more than 95 recipes to choose from!
Layered Sweet DrinkFrom Like Mother Like Daughter
This non-alcoholic drink is perfectly sweet and great for the kids! The different consistencies of the liquids is what makes this drink layer so beautifully.
Patriotic SangriaFrom PunchBowl
This recipe is great for a group- it makes a beautiful centerpiece and provides delicious drinks for the whole party!
The SparklerFrom BB a la Carte
This exciting drink practically explodes in your mouth- its like drinking fireworks! Between the carbonation and a pop-rocks rim, it is a very exciting holiday drink.
Patriotic DaiquiriesFrom You’re Welcome Savannah
This recipe uses a blender and some strawberry daiquiri mix for a delicious and beautiful layered drink.
Patriotic Fruit CocktailFrom Linda Wagner
This delicious concoction uses fruit for its festive colors, and the source has both a virgin and a cocktail recipe for this delicious drink- so the kids can enjoy too!
Whatever you choose to make or drink for this holiday, remember to stay safe and have fun!
Happy Independence day from your friends at COWGIRL Magazine!