Add some patriotic flair to your summer barbeque cookout with these 4th of July food ideas. You’ll be surprised at the red, white and blue creations you can make! From savory dishes like potato salad to sweets like firecracker cake and fruit pizza, you’ll find lots of great patriotic food ideas here.

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The kids will love these red, white, and blueberry popsicles. What a great way to cool off on what’s sure to be a hot day!

red, white, and blueberry popsicles

Enjoy a healthy patriotic fruit salad made with raspberries, blueberries, and apples. Who said that dessert had to be full of calories and sugar?

patriotic food salad with blueberries, raspberries and red apples.

This red, white and blue fruit pizza looks amazing! It reminds me of Captain America’s shield, and you know it’ll be super tasty.

red, white and blue fruit pizza with strawberries and blueberries

Make red, white and blue fruit cubes to add some patriotic flair to your clear drinks.

fruit cubes for 4th of July

Watermelon, mozzarella and blueberry skewers make a tasty appetizer to kick off your cookout.

watermelon, mozzarella and blueberry on skewers with american flag

Serve this blueberry, strawberry and jicama salsa with cinnamon sugar pita chips for a sweet, crunchy snack or regular tortilla chips for a sweet/salty combo.

4th of july food idea with blueberry, strawberry and jicama salsa

Red, white and blue spaghetti will be a huge hit with the kids. You could also dye pasta for your pasta salad.

red, white, and blue spaghetti to serve as patriotic food

An American flag veggie tray is a surefire win for your 4th of July party. This one offers a wide array of veggies with cucumbers, tomatoes, cauliflower, peppers, and radishes.

american flag veggie tray

Firecracker hot dogs are so much fun! The cheese star at the top is a nice touch.

hot dogs wrapped in pastry dough for 4th of july

Make a red, white, and blue sangria for your guests. You can make it kid-friendly by substituting lemon-lime soda or sparkling water for the wine.

red, white and blue sangria to serve at patriotic barbeque

No cookout is complete without potato salad, and this red, white, and blue potato salad is the perfect choice for the 4th of July.

multicolored potato salad served as 4th of july food

These blueberry-raspberry patriotic Italian cream sodas are amazing, especially now that most stores carry the sugar-free syrups recommended for the recipe.

patriotic Italian cream sodas for in red, white and blue.

Just look at this gorgeous firecracker cake! It really does look like fireworks bursting, and it’s super easy to make, which is so helpful when you’re having guests over.

4th of July food ideas: firecracker bundt cake

You can even go patriotic with your deviled eggs by dying some red and blue. Fun!

colored deviled eggs for 4th of July

You’ll be the hit of any 4th of July get together with a taco salad flag. YUM!

homemade taco salad shaped like the american flag

Nothing is as American as bbq (except maybe apple pie), so you just have to make these bbq patriotic puff pastries. I’ll take BBQ any way I can get it!

Puff pastry shaped in a star with bbq meat, corn on the cob and baked beans

Pair cheese and onion dip with red, white and blue corn tortilla chips for an awesomely patriotic appetizer.

cheese and onion dip served with blue and white corn chips for 4th of july party

Pop some patriotic popcorn to enjoy during the fireworks show.

popped popcorn with red white and blue sprinkles and m&ms

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