Seven Eggcellent 4th Of July Themed Recipes For Your Celebration

Make this year’s Fourth of July eggceptional by adding eggs to your holiday menu. Ranging from burgers to meringue cookies, check out these egg-filled recipes to prepare festive meals and treats!

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.