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These 5 Patriotic Recipes Are Perfect for Independence Day

With the Fourth of July right around the corner, there’s no longer need to stress about what to make for your night of fireworks, fun and most importantly…festive food. We’ve got your all-star menu right here.

5. Cocktail: HPNOTIQ GLtE Cocktail

Girl Likes to Eat
Girl Likes to Eat

With just 4 ounces of Hpnotiq vodka, 2 ounces of Absolut vodka, a splash of lime and frozen strawberries for ice, you can have the perfect Fourth of July cocktail. The strawberries keep the Independence Day color scheme on point. Click here for the recipe.

4. Appetizer: Red, White and Bruschetta

Jehan Can Cook
Jehan Can Cook

This gorgeous little finger food sticks to the red, white and blue theme by using tomatoes, feta cheese and blueberries. The sweet and savory pre-dinner treat will be the hit of the party. Click here for the recipe.

3. Entree: Fourth of July Turkey Lasagna

Sheknows
Sheknows

The great thing about this Fourth of July lasagna is that it’s easy to make, festive and feeds a lot of people. Your friends will ooh and aww over your creative take on this traditional dish. Plus, this recipe is healthy; so you can even double up on seconds. Click here for the recipe.

2. Side Dish: Grilled Jalapeno-Lime Corn on the Cob

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No Fourth of July is complete without corn on the cob. This zesty twist on the traditional Independence Day food will create fireworks in your mouth. Get the full recipe here.

1. Dessert: Fruit & Brownie Kebabs

Mel's Kitchen Cafe
Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

Need a dessert recipe that’s simple yet packs a presentation punch? Fruit & brownie kebabs are the answer! All you need are some wooden skewers, gooey brownie squares, marshmallows, strawberries and blueberries. You can add any treats you like; but the ones above portray the patriotic colors of the American flag.

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These 5 Patriotic Recipes Are Perfect for Independence Day