Celebrate Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day with these party-perfect patriotic potluck recipes that everyone will love!

The summer months are here which means we have three big holidays to celebrate and show our patriotic pride. Whether you’re celebrating in the backyard, on a beach, lakeside, or at the park, I’ve got a great selection of festive American-themed recipes and easy potluck favorites!

American Flag Cheese Tray

Want to kick off the celebration with a bang? Serve this incredible edible American Flag cheese tray. The reaction your guests have when they first lay eyes on it will be just as amazing as the tray itself. So fun, so easy and such a crowd-pleaser!

American Flag Cheese Tray by The BakerMama

4th of July Star Cookies

The star of your dessert table is sure to be these easy-to-make, buttery, shortbread cookies shaped like stars and decorated with fresh blueberries and strawberries. Such a festive treat that is sure to shine because they are delicious and adorable.

Star shaped shortbread cookies with strawberry slices and blueberries in the center.

Fourth of July S’mores Tray

What’s red, white, and blue and oh-so yummy? This Star-Spangled Fourth of July S’mores Tray! The perfect finale to your Memorial Day, Fourth of July, or Labor Day celebration that everyone will love!

Star Spangled S'mores Tray by The BakerMama

Patriotic Party Mix

The best sweet and salty snack mix ever gets a patriotic pop with red, white and blue M&M’s and sprinkles in this Patriotic Party Snack Mix. Always a huge hit! And what is a party without a party mix?! A perfect sweet and slightly salty treat with red, white and blue sprinkles and M&M candies. This patriotic party mix is a must make for all your summer holiday celebrations.

Patriotic Party Mix

American Flag Pie

Now here’s a pie for the 4th of July! 🇺🇸😍 This American Flag inspired pie is as delicious as it is easy to create!

American Flag Pie by The BakerMama

American Flag Caprese Salad

This American Flag Caprese Salad is as delicious as it is patriotic! Topped with a Blueberry Balsamic Drizzle and served with toasted baguette, it makes a perfectly-fresh and festive summer dish!

American Flag Caprese Salad by The BakerMama

Fourth of July Cole Slaw

Add instant fireworks to your Patriotic  cookout with this Star-Spangled Fourth of July Cole Slaw. Bright red strawberries, fresh blueberries, white almond slivers and salty feta cheese make this slaw a flavorful and patriotic side dish.

Star Spangled Slaw by The BakerMama

American Flag Hot Dog Board

This festive American flag inspired Hot Dog Flag Board is such a cute and clever way to serve a patriotic themed meal on the 4th of July, Memorial Day and Labor Day!

Hot Dog Flag Board by The BakerMama

The Best Homemade Chips and Dips

Who doesn’t love chips and dips?! They’re such a great snack or appetizer and a perfect choice to take to a potluck. 

The Best Homemade Chips and Dips by The BakerMama

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Skewers

Fire up the grill for these awesome Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Chicken Skewers that will instantly become the stars of your game day grub!

Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Chicken Skewers

Cheeseburgers Bites

These Bacon-Wrapped Cheeseburger Bites are cute, creative and crowd-pleasing! The perfect finger food!

Bacon-Wrapped Cheeseburger Bites

Layered Cornbread Salad

Crumbled cornbread layered with veggies and Ranch dressing for a tasty Cornbread Salad that’s party perfect!

Layered Cornbread Salad by The BakerMama

Cheesy Corn Cornbread

This Cheesy Corn Cornbread is crispy on the outside and super moist on the inside. The spice from the jalapeno is well balanced with the gooey cheese and crisp corn you get in every bite. It’s so good!

Cheesy Corn Cornbread by The BakerMama

Honey Corn Muffins

These Honey Corn Muffins are moist, sweet, and full of creamy corn. They go great with a bowl of hearty chili, a plate of saucy barbecue or as a take-along for your next potluck!

Honey Corn Muffins by The BakerMama

Easy Baked Beans

These sweet and savory Easy Baked Beans are a no-brainer for your summer cookout. Made with thick bacon, fresh green pepper and plenty of brown sugar, they make a delicious side everyone will love.

Easy Baked Beans by The BakerMama

Watermelon Feta Salad

Of course we couldn’t put together a summertime recipe round-up without everyone’s favorite summer staple, watermelon!! This watermelon-feta salad is a refreshing addition to any summertime menu.

Watermelon Feta Salad by The BakerMama

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Sheet Cake

This chocolate chocolate chip sheet cake is hands down the best sheet cake! Moist chocolate cake, creamy chocolate frosting and topped with chocolate chips. Such a great dessert to make for a crowd!

Snickerdoodle Peach Cobbler

Fresh peaches and cherries are more summertime musts. Here are a couple of recipes that you will want to bake all summer long. Mmmmm…I can smell my kitchen now!

Snickerdoodle Peach Cobbler

Fresh Cherry Pie

A stunning double-crusted Fresh Cherry Pie for a show-stopping summer dessert!

Fresh Cherry Pie by The BakerMama

Ice Chest Tea

Ice chest tea is sweet, delicious and refreshing. So great to make ahead and it’s so nice that people can just serve themselves out of ice chest.

Ice Chest Tea

Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria

Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria is a refreshing summer cocktail that’s perfect for sipping on the patio, poolside or at a picnic. It’s easily made with sweet tea, sparkling wine, orange liqueur and fresh berries. The star-spangled fruit kabobs give each glass a fun and festive touch!

Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria

Fun and Festive Fourth of July Recipes

Plan a fun and festive Fourth of July feast with these delicious and patriotic recipes. Whether you want to spark it up with a patriotic cheese board and party mix, or feed a crowd with a hot dog board, you’re sure to find some great inspiration for a fabulous 4th of July celebration.

Patriotic party mix, American Flag cheese tray, Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria, and Fourth of July Star Cookies

I hope you enjoy these recipes all summer while celebrating our great nation with your friends and family! If you make any of these Patriotic Potluck Recipes, be sure to snap a picture and share it with me or tag me on Instagram @thebakermama so I can see. ???? I love seeing how inspired and creative y’all get with the recipes I share. Enjoy!


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  1. Will love to try these receipes; not much of a cook or baker.
    What I mostly do is maybe 3 ingredient receipes.