35 of The Best 4th of July Backyard BBQ Recipes Out There

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35 of the Best Backyard BBQ Recipes out there, from burgers, to side dishes, to cocktails, and desserts. Perfect for your 4th of July party!

So, as I’m sure you know. The 4th of July is coming up in just a few short weeks!

As a kid some of my fondest memories of the 4th, besides going downtown Milwaukee to see the fireworks over Lake Michigan, was having a huge neighborhood block party. We lived in a cul de sac, so our street was the place to be!

Mom’s would show off there culinary chops by filling the table with the best Backyard BBQ Recipes known to man, the tastiest side dishes you have ever eaten. and the most patriotic looking desserts they could think up.

Now that I have a family of my own, I want to continue the 4th of July tradition of Backyard BBQ fun finished off with an awesome firework show in the evening. So… in order to get my 4th of July Backyard BBQ Party on I came up with 35 amazing recipes from some of the most creative bloggers around. These recipes will seriously knock your socks off and wow any guests you might have at your next Backyard BBQ.

I hope this gets your planning off on the right foot,  I know it did mine! 🙂

Let the parade of yumminess begin!

Triple Berry Lemon Cups | Spoonful of Flavor

Triple Berry lemon cookie cups on a pedastal tray

Southern Sweet Tea | The Kitchen is my Playground

A glass of Southern Sweet Tea with ice and a lemon wedge

Baked Asparagus Fries with Lemon Herb Aioli | Joyful Healthy Eats

Baked Asparagus Fries with Garlic Herb Aioli

French Onion Beer Burgers | Snappy Gourmet

French Onion Beer Burger with bun on a plate with chips

Red, White, & Blueberry Popsicles | The View from the Great Island

Red white and blueberry striped popsicles in a bowl of ice

Cheesy Corn Dip | Yummy Healthy Easy

A white bowl of cheesy corn dip topped with fresh herbs

Grilled Spicy Tomato Chicken Kebabs | Food Faith & Fitness

Two tomato and chicken kebabs on a plate

Pineapple Bacon Baked Beans | Shared Appetite

A black bowl of pindapple bacon baked beans

Chocolate Dipped Oreo American Flags | The Pink Flour

Dipped Oreo cookies decorated like American flag

Gourmet Cowboy Hamburger Sliders | Joyful Healthy Eats

Gourmet Cowboy Hamburger Sliders with guacamole and a bun

Healthy Deviled Eggs | Fannetastic Food 

Healthy Deviled Eggs on a plate

White Sangria | Errens Kitchen

Two tall cocktail glasses filled with fruit and white sangria on an American flag napkin

Crispy Salt & Vinegar Fingerling Potatoes with Fresh Chives | Climbing Grier Mountain

Crispy salt and vinegar fingerling potatoes with chives in a skillet

Lemon Cream Berry Pie | Inside Bru Crew Life

A slice of lemon cream berry pie on a plate

Watermelon Raspberry Lemonade | Gourmande in the Kitchen

Two glasses of watermelon raspberry lemonade on a plate with watermelon slices

Apricot Edamame Quinoa Salad | The Healthy Maven

A serving bowl of Apricot and Edamame quinoa salad

Grilled Portobello Burgers with Balsamic Reduction | Joyful Healthy Eats

Grilled Portabella Burger with red pepper slices and sprouts on toasted bread

2 Ingredient Skinny Veggie Dip | Wine & Glue

A white bowl of creamy veggie dip with carrot and red bell pepper slices

Asian BBQ Burger with Sriracha Mayo |Flavor Mosaic

Asian barbecue burger on a bun with sriracha mayo, lettuce, and tomato

Cookie Butter S’mores Dip | Cupcakes & Kale Chips

Pink bowl of cookie butter smores dip

Grilled Beef Kabobs with Avocado Cucumber Tzatziki Sauce | Joyful Healthy Eats

Grilled beef kabobs with a bowl of avocado cucumber tzatziki

 Parmesan Dill Potato Salad | Will Cook for Smiles

A white bowl of parmesan herb potato salad

Grilled Banana Dessert Bar | Home Cooking Memories

A banana peel sliced open and filled with baking chips and marshmallows

Balsamic Glazed Grilled Chicken | Joyful Healthy Eats

Balsamic Glazed Grilled Chicken legs

Spicy Honey Chicken | Dessert Now Dinner Later

Spicy honey grilled chicken on a platter with a bowls of green salad and potato salad

Skinny Mexican Grilled Corn | The Cookie Rookie

A platter of mexican street corn with cheese and fresh herbs

Steak & Fontina Cheese Panini with Chimichurri Sauce | Joyful Healthy Eats

Steak & Cheese Panini with chimichurri sauce

Red Velvet Ice Cream Cake | Life Love Sugar

Red Velvet Ice Cream cake on a pedastal stand topped with blueberries

Red White & Blue Sangria | The Noble Pig

Red White and Blue Sangria and fruit in a rocks glass

 Chipotle Black Bean Freekah Sliders with Avocado Lime Crema | The Corner Kitchen Blog

Chipotle Black Bean Freekeh sliders on bun with avocado spread, tomato and sprouts

Red White & Blue Tortilla Cups | Tried & Tasty

A muffin tin with red, white and blue tortilla cups topped with whipped cream and fresh berries

Mandarin Orange Cranberry Salad | Joyful Healthy Eats

Mandarin Orange Cranberry Salad in a serving bowl

Fiery Turkey Burgers with Creamy Feta Sauce | Dessert for Two

Knife stuck into top of Fiery Turkey Burger with feta sauce and bun on a plate with chips

Watermelon Agua Fresca | Cravings of a Lunatic

A clear pitcher and a glass of watermelon agua fresca with ice

Mixed Berries with Honey Maple Mascarpone | Joyful Healthy Eats

Image of Mixed Berries with Honey Maple Mascarpone

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26 Responses
  1. Chris @ Shared Appetite

    Loving this recipe roundup! So many awesome recipes to try Krista!!! And thanks so much for including my baked beans recipe 🙂

  2. Brianne @ Cupcakes & Kale Chips

    Thanks for including my S’Mores dip in the tasty collection. Your Cheesy Corn Dip looks fabulous!

  3. Heather @ My Overflowing Cup

    Thank you so much for this incredible list! Those red, white, and blue desserts are just beautiful. The corn and the asparagus look delish, as well. Thanks, again, for this post.

  4. Becky (The Cookie Rookie)

    This is such a beautiful round up!! So many I can’t wait to try. Thanks so much for featuring my grilled corn, I’m so honored!! Happy 4th 🙂

  5. Sarah@WholeandHeavenlyOven

    Yep, I’m drooling all over the place here. Also I’m trying to figure out how I can make every single one of these amazing recipes for the 4th. LOVE this round-up, Krista! Totally drool-worthy selections. Pinned! 🙂

  6. Taylor @ Food Faith Fitness

    SO many great ideas here girl!! Can’t wait to try them! And thanks for including my chicken kebabs!! Pinned!

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