13 Patriotic Recipes for Holiday Parties & Potlucks

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

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Red, White, and Blue Ice Cream Terrine

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. 

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Firecracker Burgers

Tara Donne

Firecracker Burgers

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

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Spiral Hot Dogs with Salsa Verde

Tara Donne

Spiral Hot Dogs with Salsa Verde

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

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Watermelon "Ceviche"

Tara Donne

Watermelon "Ceviche"

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

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Confetti Quinoa Salad

Tara Donne

Confetti Quinoa Salad

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

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Smokey Spud Salad

Smokey Spud Salad

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

From FamilyFun Magazine

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Finger-Lickin’ Chicken Wings

Finger-Lickin’ Chicken Wings

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

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Peach Iced Tea

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

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

Tomato-Peach Salad

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

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Patriotic Whoopie Pies

Patriotic Whoopie Pies

Fun sprinkle decorations give these sweet sandwiches some patriotic pizzazz. 

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Triple-Berry Float

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

Sparkling Pastry Stars with Strawberry Whipped Cream

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

From FamilyFun Magazine

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