Party in the USA! 4th of July BBQ Ideas

America’s favorite holiday is right around the corner, so it’s time to start preparing for this years 4th of July summer BBQ! Here is a list of different recipes to cover all your drinks, dinner, and desserts options, which will please everyone!

Drinks

Patriotic Punch – A mixture of cranberry juice, your favorite blue-colored sports drink, sparkling water (or a diet clear soda), and ice will leave you with a refreshing 4th of July drink that everyone can enjoy.

Dinner

Patriotic Pasta Salad – Who says your dinner can’t also be America’s colors!  This pasta salad filled with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, and normal and blue dyed pasta will definitely set you apart from other BBQs.

Dessert

Fourth of July Cake – You know you have seen or had a piece of one of these cakes before.  Now it’s your time to finally make one for yourself! This cake will be a huge crowd pleaser.  Trust me, everyone will want to be Instagramming your cake! Click here for the recipe.

Red, White, & Blue Krispies – Who doesn’t like rice krisipie treats?! They are so easy to make.  Simply combine rice krisipie cereal, marshmallows, and a little butter in a pan over medium heat.  Then scoop the mixture into a container and to cool.  Once they have cooled, cut them into pieces and add some red and blue food coloring to turn your boring rice krispies into a tasty, patriotic treat!

For more mouthwatering recipes or ways to step up your 4th of July BBQ game be sure to check out Pinterest for more great ideas!

Written by Kat P. of Elon University

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