12 Fourth of July Party Recipe Ideas That’ll Blow Your Fireworks

Fourth of July Party Food Recipes

The Fourth of July is a meaningful time of year when I like to, well, pig out! Just the thought of delicious comfort food and bright colors in the sky gets me really excited for the upcoming holiday. If you are curious about some recipes that’ll blow your guests’ socks off, I’ve got you covered. To also make sure everyone is included, I’ve provided some vegan options. Yay!

Fireworks Blondies

Fireworks Blondies
Found From Crazy for Crust

These 4th of July Blondies are an easy dessert for your guests to pick up while they move around. Trust me, they’ll be back for seconds!

Red White & Blue Cream Soda Bar

Red White and Blue Cream Soda Bar
Found From Eighteen25

Let your guests have a little creative opportunity by allowing them to set up their own drinks at your cream soda bar. Best part is, it’s less work for you!

Cheesecake Bars

Fourth of July Cheesecake Bars
Found From Inside BruCrew Life

Cheesecake is seriously an addiction of mine, and I don’t have a sweet tooth at all! This creamy red white and blue dessert is easy to make in batches but don’t be surprised if there are no leftovers!

Buzzed Cherry Bombs

Buzzed Cherry Bombs 4th July
Found From Frosting and a Smile

If you want to add a boozy treat that people can snack on, these cherry bombs are perfect!

Italian Cream Soda

Patriotic Italian Cream Soda
Found From Butter With a Side of Bread

If the thought of a self-serve soda bar doesn’t suit your fancy, you can build some for your guests by using this amazing recipe from Butter with a Side of Bread.

Popcorn Bar

4th of July Popcorn Bar
Found From Eighteen25

Popcorn bars are one of the best budget options out there and can be easily dressed up to look fancy.

Cheesecake Salad

Red White and Blue Cheesecake Salad
Found From The Slow Roasted Italian

More cheesecake you say? Yes, please! Even people who claim to not be salad eaters will go nuts over this.

Vegan Options:

Dairy-Free Coleslaw

Dairy-Free Vegan Coleslaw
Found From Detoxinista

Coleslaw is traditionally very unhealthy and very unvegan but it doesn’t have to be!

Baked Beans

Vegan Baked Beans for Fourth of July
Found From Oh my Veggies

Baked beans are a great option for picky eaters who won’t go for typical veganized dishes.

Buffalo Chickpea Burger

Buffalo Chickpea Vegan Burger 4th of July
Found From Veggies Don’t Bite

Love spice? Me too! This buffalo chickpea burger will have you drooling.

Vegan Sloppy Joes

Vegan Sloppy Joe Recipe for Fourth of July
Found From Veganosity

I got so excited when I found this sloppy joe recipe as I haven’t had one of these in quite a while!

Vegan Macaroni Salad

Vegan Macaroni Salad for Fourth of July
Found From The Pretty Bee

Put a vegan spin on a traditionally milky dish and you will save your guests and yourself a tummy ache for sure!


If these Fourth of July dishes don’t get you excited for the fireworks, I don’t know what will! I can’t wait to get started on the vegan dishes this holiday and share them with family. In case you are on the hunt for vegetarian BBQ ideas, check out my post ‘Unbelievably Delicious Vegetarian BBQ Recipes for 4th of July‘. Enjoy!

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