25 Must Make Labor Day Recipes

Posted on Aug 8 2015 - 9:00am by Susan Bewley

Looking for some delicious recipes for labor day? Check out our 25 Must Make Labor Day Recipes here!

How many of you have plans for Labor Day? For most of us, it is the last real day of summer where we can relax with family and have a big BBQ outdoors. While my family isn’t the outdoor type it is a time for all of us to get together and have some quality family time. The dogs especially love it seems it means lots of begging and the possibility for swiping having some yummy human food. One of my big issues is I never have a clue what to bring to outings, especially ones with lots of family or friends. During times like these I go to Pinterest or my friends blog to find some of the best recipes.

Below, we featured 25 Must Make Labor Day Recipes. We think these delicious recipes are perfect for families of all sizes and has some classic recipes, as well as some new recipes that could easily become new family favorites. Feel free to tell us what you think of these recipes in the comments. Any you could easily see your family liking?

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32 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. lisa August 8, 2015 at 6:02 pm - Reply

    I’m such a picky eater. I enjoy reading recipes that are new to me. But, usually tweak it to suit my tastes.

  2. Lisa Ward August 8, 2015 at 7:46 pm - Reply

    This a great article, helps me with ideas for our labor day bbq.. thanks

  3. M.Clark August 8, 2015 at 7:57 pm - Reply

    Yum! Everything looks so delicious, I’d love to try the apple pie, the s’mores cheesecake, and the s’mores ice box cake. Thank you for sharing these links.

  4. Sandra Watts August 9, 2015 at 12:44 am - Reply

    What a super list of recipes. Thanks so much for sharing!

  5. Kate F. August 9, 2015 at 2:24 am - Reply

    That grilled chicken recipe looks delicious! Thanks for sharing.

  6. Sue M. August 9, 2015 at 9:52 am - Reply

    I can’t believe Labor Day is almost here; this summer has gone by so fast! These recipes all look delicious, thanks a lot for posting them!

  7. Pamela Gurganus August 9, 2015 at 11:07 am - Reply

    Thank you so much for sharing this collection of recipes! Every year I’m looking for new recipes to make for Labor Day when the whole family gets together and we grill out, etc. I’m really looking forward to trying the Southwestern Turkey Burgers and Bacon Ranch Potato Salad!

  8. Rosie August 9, 2015 at 11:12 am - Reply

    I love the Blueberry Crostata and the Hershey’s S’mores Ice Box Cake!

  9. CR Williams August 9, 2015 at 11:36 am - Reply

    Can’t wait to go through this list to pick what to make. Thanks for sharing!!

  10. Sarah L August 9, 2015 at 4:27 pm - Reply

    Avocado Bacon Deviled Eggs would be so yummy. And the blueberry desserts.

  11. lisa August 10, 2015 at 12:38 pm - Reply

    I like very simple foods. Meat and potato. We cook out year round, so we’ll have a grilled beef tenderloin steak and maybe corn on the cob, or split a baked potato.

  12. Heather McKenzie Carter August 10, 2015 at 1:14 pm - Reply

    Great link up! Off the top of my head just looking at the different options, the southwest taco burger looks so good, I don’t know that I’ll be waiting for Labor Day to try them 😉

  13. susan byrne August 10, 2015 at 8:28 pm - Reply

    Need to cook some of these.

  14. Yvonne August 10, 2015 at 9:40 pm - Reply

    These look great! Can’t wait to try them

  15. Michele Ash August 12, 2015 at 12:53 am - Reply

    Thanks for sharing 25 Must Make Labor Day Recipes! These are some really terrific recipes! I checked out the S’mores Ice Box Cake recipe! It sounds fantastic! I’ll sure be making some of these recipes! Thanks again for sharing these with all of us! I truly do appreciate it! Thanks again! Michele 🙂

  16. terry myers August 12, 2015 at 7:43 am - Reply

    I want to make the chicken palsa salad i will pin thanks

  17. Monica Stewart August 12, 2015 at 11:30 am - Reply

    I am so excited to try the Southwestern Turkey Burger recipe for dinner and the Blueberry Crostata recipe for dessert!

  18. Debbie Welchert August 12, 2015 at 6:55 pm - Reply

    So many great recipes I want to try. The grilled chicken looks fantastic. I know there is about three recipes I really want to make. I hope the family likes them.

  19. Sophia,M.,McConnery August 12, 2015 at 11:31 pm - Reply

    Looks yummy.Thank you.

  20. RANDY FULGHAM August 13, 2015 at 10:58 am - Reply

    i gotta have some avacado eggs–them make me happy-and no gas

  21. lisa August 13, 2015 at 11:52 am - Reply

    The only recipes listed that I would try would be the desserts. I will not eat turkey at all.

  22. Terri S August 13, 2015 at 5:16 pm - Reply

    Thank you for sharing all these great recipes in one place! The chicken looks so good!

  23. Jo-Ann Brightman August 15, 2015 at 10:17 am - Reply

    There are so many great recipes here. I can’t believe that it is almost Labor,Day. I want to make the Bacon Ranch Potato salad first.

  24. V33JG August 15, 2015 at 1:36 pm - Reply

    omg, I’m drooling! Thank you so much for sharing! These all look so good!!!

  25. john hutchens August 15, 2015 at 5:51 pm - Reply

    Very nice collection of end of summer recipes. They all look delicious. The kabob recipe looks good. I am sure to try a few of these recipes.

  26. lisa August 16, 2015 at 5:00 pm - Reply

    I like seeing new recipe ideas. It’s easy to fall into a rut as far as meals go.

  27. Jenna August 16, 2015 at 10:24 pm - Reply

    Im going to try the perfect grilled corn recipe. They use ice in the foil packets. Will have to see how that work for us!

  28. Kamla L. August 17, 2015 at 2:59 pm - Reply

    Lots of great recipes here. Thanks! I’m adding a few of these to our Labor Day menu.

  29. Adrienne August 18, 2015 at 3:52 am - Reply

    I like to try new recipes even knowing it rarely ever turns out the way the picture looks

  30. alicia szemon August 22, 2015 at 4:59 pm - Reply

    that bacon potato ranch recipe looks very good! I will have to make this!

  31. lisa September 4, 2015 at 12:47 pm - Reply

    I have no idea what we’ll be having. We cook out year round,so we’ll probably have some burgers.I don’t eat much so rarely make a side dish.

  32. Catherine Lewis January 15, 2017 at 1:38 pm - Reply

    Most of these recipes look great! We are definitely trying out the barbecue one!

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