Festive Fourth of July Recipes

Fireworks will light up the sky, but your Independence Day spread is sure to shine with the help of Budget Blinds! Invite friends and family over to celebrate in your backyard with refreshing drinks, festive entrees, tasty sides, and red, white and blue desserts. A feast everyone is sure to enjoy! We have gathered mouth-watering recipes that will make your Fourth of July one for the books.

Frozen Blackberry Basil Lemonade 

As you’re sipping on your Fourth of July cocktail, whip up this kid-friendly drink so everyone can have a red, white and blue beverage! Made with plump blackberries and fresh basil syrup, this frozen take on lemonade is about to be your kiddos new favorite summer drink.

Sweet-Hot Baby Back Ribs

Who wants their baby back, baby back, baby back ribs? Your family will devour the tender meat off these ribs in no time. The sweet and hot sauce creates the perfect smoky flavor you have been waiting for! These take a little prep so make sure you factor in enough time to make these really shine on the Fourth.

Aloha Barbeque Sliders

Fire up the grill and treat your guests to aloha BBQ sliders! They are flavored with barbecue sauce and served on sweet rolls with cheese, pineapple, and bacon. For a little extra crunch make sure to toast the hamburger buns. Not only are these delicious, but they are also super easy to prepare!

Root Beer Baked Beans

Baked beans are essential to any backyard Fourth of July cookout. Your family will come back for seconds after tasting the sweet, barbecue-flavored sauce on these dressed-up canned beans. No matter what’s on your Fourth of July menu, these Root Beer Baked Beans will no doubt make the perfect accompaniment.

Grilled and Dilled Corn on the Cob

While it’s easy for burgers and ribs to steal the show at your Fourth of July party, it’s important that you not neglect the complimentary, seasonal side dishes. This grilled and dilled corn on the cob recipe will have your guests looking for seconds! This creamy, savory topping perfectly compliments sweet corn on the cob.

Fireworks Sugar Cookie Cake

We can’t forget about the most important part of a meal— dessert! These tasty treats will be the stars of your Fourth of July party. When you’re torn between cookies and cake, make this patriotic mashup to get the best of both worlds! This easy fireworks sugar cookie cake recipe is full of red, white and blue deliciousness.

Fresh Blackberry Pie

It’s officially blackberry season and what better way to celebrate the Fourth than with a sweet, yet tart blackberry pie! You can either make your own pie crust or simply buy a pre-made one at your local grocery store. The filling is easy to assemble, but don’t forget your pie will need a couple hours to chill before serving. Serve with sweetened whipping cream or vanilla ice cream for a tasty treat everyone will enjoy!

We hope you have a wonderful Fourth of July with friends and family while enjoying some of these delicious recipes! On another note, if you would like to learn how to decorate your home with custom window coverings for the upcoming holiday contact your Budget Blinds style consultant today! We are here to help make your dream home a reality. Happy Fourth of July, everyone!

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