10 Fourth of July Recipes You Can't Resist
Read on for Fourth of July recipes you don't want to miss!
Apple Cole Slaw with Poppy Seed Dressing
You could make regular coleslaw, or you could make this easy version from Kitchen Joy with Granny Smith apples.
Get the recipe: Apple Cole Slaw with Poppy Seed Dressing
Roasted Veggie Potato Salad
If you're looking for a way to make your potato salad a little different this year, try this one from An Edible Mosaic. The potatoes are livened up with bell peppers and corn, and the dressing includes Dijon mustard and honey.
Get the recipe: Roasted Veggie Potato Salad
Black Bean & Quinoa Veggie Burgers
These meat-free burgers from The Foodie Physician are filling, so carnivores won't go hungry (and your vegetarian friends will be grateful).
Get the recipe: Black Bean & Quinoa Veggie Burgers
Pigs in a Blanket
Most people love pigs in a blanket as an appetizer at a barbecue. While many versions aren't the healthiest, Eating Made Easy has some simple tips to make yours more natural. This one is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Get the recipe: Pigs in a Blanket
Extra Spicy Honey-Sriracha Chicken Wings
These chicken wings from Hip Foodie Mom are the perfect combination of sweet and spicy with a honey-sriracha galze that contains chili pepper flakes and soy sauce.
Get the recipe: Extra Spicy Honey-Sriracha Chicken Wings
Fresh Grilled Corn and Tomato Salad
This salad with grilled corn on the cob from This Silly Girl's Life can be made in advance, so if you're planning a party or bringing a dish, you don't have to rush!
Get the recipe: Fresh Grilled Corn and Tomato Salad
Smoky Beef Ribs with Sriracha BBQ Beer Sauce
These smoky, crispy, sweet and juicy ribs from Drool-Worthy are bound to make your guests totally happy. They're the perfect barbecue food!
Get the recipe: Smoky Beef Ribs with Sriracha BBQ Beer Sauce
Mixed Berry Wine Spritzer
Looking for a fresh July 4th cocktail idea? This fun take on a wine spritzer from Fork and Beans is made festive with the addition of blueberries and raspberries.
Get the recipe: Mixed Berry Wine Spritzer
Apple Raisin Pies in Jars
Apple pie is a go-to dessert for Independence Day, and Jelly Toast has a great idea to make yours a hit. Add raisins, and serve it in adorable mason jars!
Get the recipe: Apple Raisin Pies in Jars
Triple Berry Crumble Pie
Here's another patriotic-looking dessert from Ragamuffin Recipes. The berries make this crumble (and your table) look super festive!
Get the recipe: Triple Berry Crumble Pie
Now that it's officially summer, you've probably started grilling or planning picnics to get outside and enjoy that warm weather, and there's no doubt you'll be doing the same on the Fourth of July. If you're looking for some fresh recipe ideas and inspiration, our contributors have you covered with these great twists on classic barbecue food! Whether you're headed to a friend's barbecue or you're hosting a party yourself this July 4th, there's something for everyone here—from chicken wings and smoky ribs to coleslaw and apple pie.
Check out the slideshow above to discover 10 recipes you won't be able to resist this Independence Day, and then get inspired by more Fourth of July recipes!