4th of July Party Recipes

4th of July Party Recipes – 23 easy and delicious recipes to celebrate America’s Independence! Appetizers, main dishes, side dishes, and desserts. There is something for everyone!!! PLUS all the recipes are easy to make and lots can be made ahead of time too!!

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Recipes for Your 4th of July Celebration

The 4th of July is next weekend. I can’t believe it! It is time to start buying those fireworks and planning your cookout! Today I am sharing 23 of our all-time favorite 4th of July recipes. I have appetizers, main dishes, side dishes, and desserts. There is something for everyone!!! PLUS all the recipes are easy to make and lots can be made ahead of time too!!

I know some of you don’t own a grill.  So here are a few tips on cooking meats inside on the stove and oven.

To cook chicken and pork chops inside, I like to pan sear it on both sides for about 3 or 4 minutes and then transfer it to the oven and bake for 10 minutes at 400ºF. The internal temperature for the chicken needs to be 165ºF and 145ºF for pork chops.  

For steaks, check out our guide for cooking steaks in the cast iron skillet: https://www.plainchicken.com/steakhouse-filets/

Burgers are also great in the cast iron skillet: https://www.plainchicken.com/cast-iron-skillet-burgers/

To get any of the recipes, click on the photo or recipe title below and scroll down. I hope you and your family enjoy the recipes you try next weekend!

layered taco dish in flag shape in a baking dish

Patriotic 7 Layer Taco Dip

BBQ Pork Dip

bowl of pimento cheese

Cracked Out Pimento Cheese

cup of boiled peanuts

Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

plate of bbq pulled pork puff pastry bites

Pulled Pork Pastry Puffs

bbq chicken on a platter

Kansas City BBQ Chicken

slab of slow cooker baby back ribs

Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs

Grilled BBQ Burgers

pulled pork on a bun with bbq sauce

Slow Cooker Coca-Cola Pulled Pork

chili dogs on a platter

Dr. Pepper Chili Dogs

steaks in marinade

Melt in Your Mouth Steaks

platter of chicken with teriyaki sauce, hot sauce, and honey mustard

Awesome Sauce Chicken

bowl of corn salad dip

Jalapeño Popper Corn Salad

bowl of coleslaw

BBQ Coleslaw

scooping baked beans from baking dish

Ground Beef & Baked Bean Casserole

plate of bacon ranch potato salad

Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

bowl of pimento cheese pasta salad

Pimento Cheese Macaroni Salad

biscuit on a spatula

Butter Dips

three slices of cornbread stacked on top of each other with butter

Sweet & Buttery Cornbread

4th of July Cake

Old Fashioned Coconut Cream Pie

slice of ice cream pie with lemon

Frozen Lemon Ice Box Pie

slice of butterfinger poke cake on a plate

Butterfinger Cake

Steph

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  1. Sweet heat pork chops were a HUGE hit on fathers days. My son said I knocked it outa the park with the pork chops. Will cook these again.
    Your recipes are awesome!!

  2. Hey Steph! I absolutely LOVE your blog! The recipes are simple with simple ingredients. But every dish I’ve made on your site is absolutely delish! I use your weekly meal plan quite often, too. Thank you for bringing us such delicious food and sharing your gift with us! ❤️

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