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4th of July Menu Ideas to Make You Ooh & Ahh
4th of July Menu Ideas to Make You Ooh & Ahh

4th of July Menu Ideas to Make You Ooh & Ahh

Get recipe: Firecracker Cupcakes

Picture this: you and your friends and family gathering in your backyard on a sunny day for the first time since your Memorial Day cookout. The grill is fired up, the picnic table is set and the beverages are in the cooler. So what are you going to serve on your 4th of July menu? Check out these delicious Fourth of July recipes to help plan the best get-together of the summer!

1. Chicken Kabobs on the Grill

Chicken Kabobs on the Grill

Prep some Chicken Kabobs on the Grill before your soirée and you’ll have a great way to kick off the party. After 15 minutes on the grill, you can invite your guests to start eating with a surprisingly scrumptious dish.

2. Country-Style Smashed Potato Salad

Country-Style Smashed Potato Salad

Serve up a 4th of July menu staple with a twist when you bring our Country-Style Smashed Potato Salad to the table. Radishes, pickle relish, MIRACLE WHIP Dressing and paprika really make this potato salad stand out from the crowd.

3. Firecracker Cupcakes

Firecracker Cupcakes

Our Firecracker Cupcakes are the perfect 4th of July recipe. Not only are they simply delicious, but they are dressed the part for a festival of fireworks once the sun goes down.

4. Cold Broccoli Salad

Cold Broccoli Salad

Find some refuge from the summer heat with our Cold Broccoli Salad. This broccoli-based side dish is perfect for an outdoor barbecue because there’s no need to heat it at all. Stick it in the cooler or the refrigerator beforehand, and then simply place it on the buffet to serve.

5. Inside-Out Cheeseburger

Inside-Out Cheeseburger

What 4th of July menu would be complete without a generous offering of burgers? Try something different for this cookout with our Inside-Out Cheeseburgers. By placing KRAFT Singles inside the patties, you’re sure to enjoy cheesy goodness in every bite.

6. Peach Cobbler Recipe

Peach Cobbler Recipe

Fruit cobblers are nearly synonymous with summertime, making them perfect 4th of July recipes. Try out our Peach Cobbler Recipe and get ready to serve up some memories the little ones will cherish for years to come.

7. Slow-Cooker Party Wings

Saucy Slow-Cooker Party Wings

The reason our Slow-Cooker Party Wings are a great addition to your 4th of July menu, aside from the amazing flavor, is that they don’t take up valuable real estate on the grill. Keep the party going while you’re working on getting the burgers and ribs done. Interested in other chicken wing options? Check out our chicken wing collection to for all sorts of tasty recipes.

8. Coconut Cream Cupcakes

Coconut Cream Cupcakes

Double your fun with dual layered Coconut Cream Cupcakes. With two layers of frosting, a smattering of flaked coconut and a garnish of fresh mint and raspberries, there’s a lot to fall in love with when you serve this 4th of July recipe!

9. Creamy Caesar Coleslaw

Creamy Caesar Coleslaw

Get a little adventurous with your 4th of July menu when you serve Creamy Caesar Coleslaw. The use of Caesar dressing is a great way to update a cool cookout classic.

10. Easy Chipotle BBQ Ribs

Easy Chipotle BBQ Ribs

Tangy, sweet and just the right amount of smoky, Easy Chipotle BBQ Ribs are a great centerpiece for any barbecue. This is truly a taste combination that you need to experience to fully appreciate.

This collection of some of our most popular recipes for this time of year should have you well on your way to a robust 4th of July menu that has a little bit of something for everyone. If you still need more seasonally appropriate inspiration, please don’t hesitate to explore our summer vegetable recipes and summer side dish collection. With a little bit of forethought and the help of My Food and Family, your 4th of July celebration is sure to go off with a bang!

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