Recipes to Celebrate the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July —Celebrating America, BBQs, fireworks…what’s not to love? Elevate your celebrations by adding eggs to your menu. Check out these recipes ranging from meringue cookies to burgers!

Eggs Benedict

Start your holiday right with this customizable version of a classic. Did you know that eggs benedict originated in New York?

Zesty Summer Steak Salad

Add some vegetables to your celebration with this colorful salad! Add more honey to the dressing to make the salad extra sweet!

Fried Egg Burgers

This breakfast burger recipe is great all day long! And what’s a barbeque without burgers? Add lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle slices and BBQ sauce to dress up these burgers for dinner.

Deviled Eggs

Prepare the filling in advance for an easy barbeque appetizer. If you want to make the eggs more festive, soak the hard-boiled egg whites in a cup of hot water, a teaspoon of vinegar and a teaspoon of food coloring for 1-2 minutes to dye them red and blue.

Turkey Sloppy Joe Sliders

Try a new spin on Sloppy Joes by using ground turkey and adding fried eggs. The exact origin of Sloppy Joes is unknown but according to Andrew F. Smith in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, the Sloppy Joe sandwich was “firmly established in America’s sandwich culture” by 1948.

Red, White and Blue Meringue Cookies

For a sweet treat to snack on during the fireworks show, try the Patriotic Cookie Stacks variation of these meringue cookies. With only four ingredients, this recipe by Jocelyn Delk Adams (@grandbabycakes) is super simple.

Angel Food Cake

Add some white frosting, strawberries and blueberries to the top of this cake to celebrate the stars and stripes. This cake will serve 10 people, making it a great option for larger gatherings.