I’ve stocked up on diamonds, snowflakes, beer, and American flag-emblem decorations. Now, what do you serve at the Fourth of July party? Whether you plan on setting up the grill, prefer simply reheating or enjoy the idea of serving up a great dessert that you didn’t have to spend hours baking, ordering Independence Day meals, snacks, and desserts from the best restaurants in the country might be just what Uncle Sam ordered.
We searched for Goldbelly, a website that helps local restaurants ship their food across the country. From delicious barbecue, seafood and hot dogs to delicious apps and eye-catching red, white and blue desserts, we’ve found 20 ready-to-order items that will add serious fireworks to your holiday celebration.
KC BBQ Ribs from Joe’s Brisket and Burnt Ends
Planning an epic 4th of July barbecue? Start by ordering this meaty bundle from the legendary Joe Kansas City BBQ. You’ll get a pound of pork ribs, a pound of shredded brisket, a pound of seared ground beef and a 14.5-ounce bottle of Joe’s Barbecue Sauce. All meat arrives fully cooked and frozen. Just defrost, reheat, and spend time with your guests, rather than fiddling with the grill or smoking all day.
If cooking isn’t your jam, let Blue Smoke in New York do all the work for you. This picnic package includes everything you need for a Fourth of July meal: 2 pounds of pulled pork shoulder and minced smoked brisket, a rack of kids’ back ribs, a quarter of roasted chicken, 1 quart of macaroni and cheese and cabbage salad, six cornbread muffins, two bottles of Barbecue sauce for ribs, chicken and six brownies with chocolate chips.
Is there a better time than the Fourth of July to light up the grill? Order this barbecue sampler pack from Pat LaFrieda in New York, in business since 1922, and you’ll receive four 6-ounce beef hamburgers, eight beef hot dogs, 1 1/2 pounds of sweet Italian sausage links and 1 1/2 pounds of sweet Italian sausage links. Pounds of fresh chicken legs, all shipped fresh, never frozen.
Turn a Fourth of July party into a good seafood barbecue with the help of Surf City, North Carolina’s Topsail Steamer, an exporter of local seafood, preparing and packaging it in a steamer pot. This pot comes with large shrimp, baby oysters, kielbasa sausage, sweet corn, red potatoes and homemade seasoning, enough to serve two to three people. For another $50, get the bulk to serve four to six, and add-ons are also available. Simply add beer or water to the pot, steam and serve on the included brown paper tablecloth.
If you’ve never failed to take part in Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating every 4th of July, this bundle is for you. Serving New York dogs since 1916, they aren’t just for competitive eating. This set makes 12 ounces of natural-cased sausage, 12 buns, 3 pounds of French fries, 24 ounces of sauerkraut, and 12 ounces of Nathan’s famous mustard.
Peg Leg Porker Dry-Rub Ribs and Pulled Pork Dinner for 8
Kick off the Fourth of July with a ham-inspired eight-person package from Nashville’s famous Peg Leg Porker. Includes 2 racks of grilled pork ribs, 2 pounds of pulled pork, a bottle of dry barbecue rub, and a bottle of barbecue sauce – choose from light or hot.
Serve up a pile of summer with this sausage and curd from State Street Brats in Madison, Wisconsin. Choose from 10 pre-cooked smoked red or white sausages (or five of each) and be prepared to swoon over three bags of cheese curds (about 30 in total).
Kick off your Fourth of July trip into high gear with this delicious 7-ounce package of four cheeses from New Skete, a small convent located in upstate New York. Choose from eight flavors: bacon, walnut and cranberry, chili horseradish, jalapeno, olive, spicy garlic, brown port, and creamy cheddar.
Perfectly portable for holiday picnics and barbecues, this box is packed with 2 sachets of beef bacon, two beef chops, two beef teriyaki cuts, two roast beef cuts, and two beef chops with cheese and jalapeño stems. Award-winning Alewel’s, a Missouri meat company, has been producing quality produce for 90 years, with all the ingredients in this box made and smoked in Warrensburg, Missouri.
Angelina’s cake from Maryland mini crab
No need to be on the East Coast on the Fourth of July to enjoy some delicious Maryland crab cakes. Get a dozen handcrafted mini crab cakes from this historic Baltimore landmark, which has been in business since 1952. Featuring 100% local blue crab meat with nice seasoning and just enough filling to hold them together, they’ll go fast. That is why it is good that for extra money you can order up to 96 of these beauties.
Bring on the Fourth of July party with three gourmet handcrafted snacks and anticipate some serious shouts of joy. From this company known as the Bourbon Barrel Cake, comes this three-pack containing a 6-ounce can of Bourbon Smoked Seasoning Mix with peanuts, pastry, sesame, corn sticks, crackers, and chips, along with a 9-ounce can of Bourbon-Peanut Salt and Pepper smoked and 9 ounces of Bourbon Hot Smoked Peanuts.
Sorry, but a party isn’t just a party without chips, and this three-bag gift box from St. Louis-based Billy Goat Chip won’t disappoint. All chips are handcrafted from Idaho Russet Potatoes and all chips are vegan, gluten-free, peanut-free, and kosher certified. Just please, don’t squabble over 16-ounce family-sized bags. There will be enough for everyone.
Duff Goldman Stars and Strawberry Cake
Do you really want to set off some 4th of July fireworks? Bring your party together with this Duff Goldman 6-Inch Red, White, and Blue Four-Tier Cake on hand. Golden Butter Cake with Vanilla Cheese and Strawberry is garnished with sprinkles, sugar pearls, granules and more with fondant stars topping the whole thing.
We take the cake consisting of 4 layers of red, white and blue
Take dessert to a whole new patriotic level with this 6-inch, four-tier, red, white, and blue gold butter cake with cream cheese filling from a Fort Lauderdale, Florida bakery made from scratch. And on top of all that? Fondant balls covered with sprinkles.
This set of 12 cupcakes comes straight from the nation’s capital, decorated with a festive 4th of July theme. Flavors from Washington DC Bakery include one each of Salted Caramel, Vanilla Swirl Fireworks, Chocolate Swirl, Coconut, Caramel, Vanilla, Butter, Red Velvet, Peanut Butter Fudge, Square Chocolate Fudge, Lava, Chocolate, Vanilla, Raspberry Cheesecake, Vanilla and Chocolate.
Two Fat Cats 4th of July Bakery Starry Cranberry Pie Maine
Everything’s better with pie, and this adorable 9-inch version featuring Maine wild blueberries and crust with star cutouts, worth seeing on the Fourth of July, will be the star of your vacation. Serving six to eight, the filling is a simple mixture of blueberries, sugar, lemon juice, tapioca flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg while the crust consists of flour, unsalted butter, ghee, sugar, and salt. Yes Yes Yes.
Looking for a fun twist on dessert this Independence Day? there he is! Dozen 4 ounce jars, each serving one, includes two of each mini cake tiers, Butter Cake, Strawberry Banana, Lemon Bar, Cookies & Cream and Cookie Dough Flavors with Red, White and Blue Cake Layers, Cream and Sprinkles All National Appearance.
Cookie D’s Red, White, and Blue Cookie Cake
Just try to convince your guests to steer clear of this 13-inch cookie cutter before it’s dessert time. From a popular New York bakery, these giant chocolate chip cookies covered in red, white, and blue frosting swirls and a plethora of sprinkles will make them drool at first sight.
PieCaken Bakeshop Red, White and Raspberry PieCaken
Can’t choose between a pie, cake or cheesecake for the Fourth of July? Get all three in one with this pastry pan. the bottom layer? Red velvet cake. in the middle? New York cheesecake. on top? Maine cranberry pie with star cutouts on the crust. A light lemon frost brings it all together, along with festive decorations in red, white, and blue. We have one word: Showstopper.
Show your love for America with this 12-pack of Mini Heart-shaped Chocolate and Vanilla Mini Muffins from Baristas + Bites of Portland, Maine. They’re vegan and certified kosher, and they’re even decorated with small sprinkles and flags. United States of America!