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17 Easy July 4th Recipes That Are Borderline Genius

Easy and patriotic, but make it tasty.

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1. Sparkling Red, White, & Blue Sangria

Is it a summer celebration without sangria on deck? All you need is booze, berries and a granny smith apple for a holiday ~fiesta~. Get the recipe here.
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Is it a summer celebration without sangria on deck? All you need is booze, berries and a granny smith apple for a holiday ~fiesta~. Get the recipe here.

2. Watermelon Skewers

It doesn't get any easier than fruit kabobs. Assemble the blueberry, watermelon and feta on a toothpick, garnish with mint leaves and, voila! Get the recipe here.
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It doesn't get any easier than fruit kabobs. Assemble the blueberry, watermelon and feta on a toothpick, garnish with mint leaves and, voila! Get the recipe here.

3. Flag Cake With Cheesecake Topping

Live your best patriotic life with this sheet cake. Grab a box of cake mix, jello, sugar, cream cheese, and some berries, and you're good to go. Find the recipe here.
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Live your best patriotic life with this sheet cake. Grab a box of cake mix, jello, sugar, cream cheese, and some berries, and you're good to go. Find the recipe here.

4. Berry Feta Spinach Salad

In a crunch but don't wanna underwhelm with a #basic fruit salad? Toss in some spinach and feta to balance out the mix. Check out this recipe here.
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In a crunch but don't wanna underwhelm with a #basic fruit salad? Toss in some spinach and feta to balance out the mix. Check out this recipe here.

5. Easy Layered Taco Dip

A dip is any barbecue's greatest weapon. Pack in as many layered ingredients as you want; then, pop into the oven for the finale. Find the recipe here.
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A dip is any barbecue's greatest weapon. Pack in as many layered ingredients as you want; then, pop into the oven for the finale. Find the recipe here.

6. Patriotic Popcorn

Literally just marshmallow and candy melted over popcorn. Guaranteed crowdpleaser. Get the recipe here.
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Literally just marshmallow and candy melted over popcorn. Guaranteed crowdpleaser. Get the recipe here.

7. Rocket Pops

Presenting: frozen jello pops. Who knew you could be so experimental with jello? Get the recipe here.
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Presenting: frozen jello pops. Who knew you could be so experimental with jello? Get the recipe here.

8. Rice Krispies Bites

A red, white and blue take on your favorite childhood treats. Get the recipe here.
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A red, white and blue take on your favorite childhood treats. Get the recipe here.

9. Donut Pops

All you need for these pops are donut holes (store-bought to make life easier), white chocolate chips, lollipop sticks, red and blue sprinkles and vegetable oil. Melt chocolate, dip donut holes, decorate with sprinkles, repeat. Check out the recipe here.
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All you need for these pops are donut holes (store-bought to make life easier), white chocolate chips, lollipop sticks, red and blue sprinkles and vegetable oil. Melt chocolate, dip donut holes, decorate with sprinkles, repeat. Check out the recipe here.

10. Ladyfinger Cakes

Layers, layers, layers...of whipped cream and berries and ladyfingers to seal the deal. Get the recipe here.
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Layers, layers, layers...of whipped cream and berries and ladyfingers to seal the deal. Get the recipe here.

11. Coconut Water Berry Popsicles

Coconut water and berry popsicles for a fuss-free cool-down at the barbecue. Recipe here.
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Coconut water and berry popsicles for a fuss-free cool-down at the barbecue. Recipe here.

12. Greek Salad

Greek salad is never a bad idea, for any occasion. Get the nuts and bolts of this recipe here.
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Greek salad is never a bad idea, for any occasion. Get the nuts and bolts of this recipe here.

13. Berry Dessert Pizza

When you can't decide between a savory pizza or a dessert pie, try this recipe here for a hybrid creation.
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When you can't decide between a savory pizza or a dessert pie, try this recipe here for a hybrid creation.

14. Blueberry Cheesecake Bites

A dessert that seems to follow the 4th of July formula to a T: strawberries, blueberries and whipped cream. Get the recipe here.
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A dessert that seems to follow the 4th of July formula to a T: strawberries, blueberries and whipped cream. Get the recipe here.

15. Flag Ices

Only three ingredients required to create these flavored ices: lemon juice, simple syrup and berries. Recipe here.
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Only three ingredients required to create these flavored ices: lemon juice, simple syrup and berries. Recipe here.

16. No-Cook Red, White, and Blue Cheesecake

The no-cook cheesecake hack? Hint: no eggs required. Check out the full recipe here.
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The no-cook cheesecake hack? Hint: no eggs required. Check out the full recipe here.

17. Patriotic Oreos

Candy-dipped oreos, enough said? Recipe here.
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Candy-dipped oreos, enough said? Recipe here.

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