Looking for fantastic gluten-free 4th of July recipes for your pool party, BBQ, family gathering, or other July celebration? You’ll find everything you’re looking for right here!

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I’ve rounded up all of the BEST gluten-free 4th of July recipes and gluten-free 4th of July desserts that will please a crowd—even those that aren’t on a gluten-free diet!

Check out this ultimate round-up for red, white, and blue desserts, BBQ side dishes, sweet treats, and other delicious recipes for Independence day (or any summer party!)

Table of Contents

Gluten-Free Side Dishes

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Best Potato Salad

If you’re looking for the BEST potato salad recipe to go with your Fourth of July main dishes, look no further! This potato salad recipe is absolutely delicious with a SECRET TRICK that makes it extra flavorful.

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Cucumber Tomato Salad

This marinated vegetables salad is delicious at any time of year, but it’s the best as a refreshing side salad on hot summer days—especially the 4th of July or Memorial Day. It’s full of simple, fresh ingredients that are a treat for the taste buds!

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Corn Salad with Feta

This summer corn salad recipe can’t be beat! It’s one of those healthy recipes that’s also completely delicious, loaded with fresh corn, Feta, tomatoes, and an apple cider vinegar dressing.

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The BEST Quinoa Salad

The BEST recipe for an easy summer salad! It’s full of toasted pine nuts, corn, cranberries, greens, and Parmesan, all tossed with a creamy buttermilk basil dressing. It’s a great option for July 4th barbeques!

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Gluten-Free Italian Pasta Salad
This gluten-free pasta salad is the perfect side dish for July festivities! It’s loaded with with creamy mozzarella cheese, fresh tomatoes, and briny Kalamata olives, all tossed together with a zesty homemade dressing. It’s always a crowd-pleaser and can be served at room temperature.

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Dairy-Free Coleslaw

This coleslaw is perfect alongside hot dogs, slow-cooker pinto beans with gluten-free corn muffins, or as a topping for your favorite BBQ pulled pork or tacos. It’s just the recipe for your Fourth of July potluck!

Gluten-Free Cakes

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Gluten-Free Fourth of July Dessert Angel Food Cake Roll

If you’re looking for delicious Fourth of July recipes or a patriotic red, white, and blue dessert—look no further! This gluten-free angel food cake roll is filled with a luscious cream cheese frosting and berry filling. You also might like this 4th of july fruit salad!

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Gluten-Free Angel Food Cake

This is the best-tasting angel food cake you’ll ever eat! Light, fluffy and perfect for a favorite holiday like the Fourth. Plus, you can dress it up with patriotic colors using strawberries, fresh blueberries, or even blueberry ice cream.

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Gluten-Free Trifle

This indulgent trifle has fresh berries, spongy angel food cake, whipped cream, and sweet cream cheese with a hint of almond. It’s one of the best gluten-free desserts for a patriotic holiday! If you’ve been turned off by trifle with instant vanilla pudding and frozen berries in the past, this is the right recipe for you!

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Gluten-Free Cupcakes

This gluten-free cupcakes recipe is my go-to anytime I need a good cupcake base. The gluten-free vanilla cupcakes are delicious topped with any kind of frosting. Try strawberry or blueberry frosting for the July weekend festivities!

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Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake Recipe

This is the BEST gluten-free vanilla cake you’ll ever make! It’s fluffy and has a pillowy-soft crumb. Topped with a creamy vanilla buttercream, it’s a wonderful 4th of July treat and great for any summer holidays.

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Gluten-Free Lemon Cake

This gluten-free lemon cake is like sunshine on a plate! It’s the BEST lemon cake I’ve ever made! With a light and lemony cake and a whipped cream cheese frosting, this cake is worthy of any celebration!

Gluten-Free Cobblers and Crisps

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Gluten-Free Peach Cobbler

This Gluten-Free Peach Cobbler has a fluffy cake topping and is EASY to make from scratch! It can be made with fresh, frozen or canned peaches so you can enjoy it year-round. 

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Gluten-Free Peach Crisp

This gluten-free peach crisp is made with fresh, juicy peaches and a delicious crispy topping! It’s a simple dessert you’ll want to make all summer long. 

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Gluten-Free Blueberry Cobbler

This gluten-free blueberry cobbler is a quick, easy dessert, perfect for showcasing summer blueberries. It’s especially delicious topped with vanilla ice cream. I love making it for BBQs and the Fourth of July!

Gluten-Free Pies and Cheesecake

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Dairy-Free Banana Cream Pie

This dairy-free banana cream pie is made with REAL dairy-free vanilla pudding. Nobody will ever guess this pie is dairy-free! You can easily make it gluten-free using gluten-free pie crust.

Gluten-Free Cheesecake

The BEST Gluten-Free Vanilla Bean Cheesecake recipe you’ll ever try! The texture is smooth, rich, and creamy, and served over an easy, gluten-free walnut brown sugar crust. Topped with red cherries or blue berries, i’s a festive dessert for the Fourth!

Peanut butter pie in a pie dish, topped with whipped cream and Reese's Pieces

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Pie

Made from scratch (with no Cool Whip in sight!), this pie is the perfect dessert for any occasion! It’s quick and easy to make, but guaranteed to impress.

Gluten-Free Cookies and Bars

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Gluten-Free Brownie Recipe

These gluten-free brownies have 2 types of chocolate (high quality chocolate chips + cocoa powder) to create a super-moist texture and deep chocolaty flavor. Plus they have shiny, crackly tops which is a must for all good brownies.

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Gluten-Free No-Bake Cookies

These gluten-free no-bake cookies only require a few simple ingredients and are incredibly easy to make. They’re loaded with peanut butter, oats, and cocoa powder, they have a delicious chewy, fudgy texture!

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Gluten-Free Mint Brownies

These thick and fudgy gluten-free brownies are topped with a double layer of mint & chocolate frosting. This recipe makes a large 9×13 pan of brownies so they’re perfect for parties and get-togethers over the Fourth of July.

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Gluten-Free Snickerdoodles

These are soft and chewy gluten-free snickerdoodles with crisp, golden edges! Browned butter and a few other tricks give these cookies delicious flavor and texture. They’re portable and easy to take to any Fourth of July celebration!

Gluten-Free Appetizers

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Hot Artichoke Dip

I love about this dip is that you can make it in advance and bake it just before serving. I love appetizers like this so you assemble it and clean up all the dishes before guests arrive!

Dairy-Free Artichoke Dip

This dairy-free spinach artichoke dip is rich, creamy and flavorful! Made with a mix of caramelized onions, artichoke hearts and dairy-free cream cheese, it’s sure to be a crowd favorite.

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Gluten-Free Chex Mix

This gluten-free Chex mix is salty, savory, crunchy, and completely addicting—you’ve been warned! It makes a great addition to to your 4th of July spread.

If you try one of these gluten-free 4th of july recipes, be sure to leave me a comment/rating in the blog post. I’d love to hear from you! Happy 4th of July!

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Hi, I’m Erin!

BS Food Science,

MS Nutrition

I believe you can make amazing, gluten-free food with everyday ingredients that everyone will enjoy. I’m here to share my tried-and-true recipes with you!

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