13 Patriotic Recipes for Holiday Parties & Potlucks

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Upgrade your classic American fare with these delicious dishes perfect for every patriotic holiday whether it's the 4th of July or Memorial Day!
Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Red, White, and Blue Ice Cream Terrine

Make-Ahead Tip: Well wrapped, this colorful dessert can be frozen for up to a week. 

Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Firecracker Burgers

What You'll Need: Chorizo sausage, ground turkey, salt, hamburger buns, Mayonnaise, avocados, radishes, butter-lettuce leaves

Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Spiral Hot Dogs with Salsa Verde

Pro Tip: Making small cuts around hot dogs before grilling them boosts the flavor. 

Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Watermelon "Ceviche"

Little-Eater Tweak: You can reduce the jalapeño pepper or skip it altogether. The dish will still taste great! 

Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Confetti Quinoa Salad

Meatless Main: Double down on this protein-packed salad if you’ve got vegetarians coming. 

Smokey Spud Salad

Bacon and chives, oh my! This Dijonbased potato salad is loaded with flavor. 

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Finger-Lickin’ Chicken Wings

You get a big flavor bang for your buck with these grilled wings! 

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Peach Iced Tea

Say cheers to the red, white, and blue with a sweet summer sipper.

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Grilled Corn with Honey-Lime Butter

This sweet-and-salty butter is so good you’ll want to slather it on everything!

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Tomato-Peach Salad

In-season tomatoes and peaches make this salad irresistibly juicy and delicious. 

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Patriotic Whoopie Pies

Fun sprinkle decorations give these sweet sandwiches some patriotic pizzazz. 

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Triple-Berry Float

We packed loads of berry flavor into this cool patriotic float. 

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Sparkling Pastry Stars with Strawberry Whipped Cream

This simple dessert will be the star— literally!—of your block party.

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