Looking for the perfect dessert recipe for your Fourth of July celebration? We’ve got you covered! Whether you’re willing to put in hours or only have a few minutes to spare, we have a recipe that will steal the show. Featuring the colors of our star-spangled flag, each dessert shows off your American pride and adds the perfect decor to your holiday table.
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Patriotic Push Pop Cake
Who needs boring cupcakes?! These push pop layered cakes from Love From the Oven add an element of fun to your Fourth of July celebration. Plus, they’re portable so you can easily take them with you on a trip to your local firework spot.
Frozen Yogurt Bark
Chill out in the summer sun with frozen yogurt bark from Little Sunny Kitchen. This easy snack captures the red, white and blue with vanilla yogurt and fresh berries. For added crunch and decoration, chopped nuts are the final touch for this healthy snack.
Red, White and Blue Trifle
After all that barbecue, the last thing you may want on the Fourth of July is a heavy dessert. Luckily, Like Mother, Like Daughter has created the perfect sweet and light dish! Layers of airy angel food cake sit between vanilla pudding, whipped cream and fresh berries for a patriotic and refreshing end to your Independence Day party.
Red White and Blue Pinwheel Cookies
Fancy cookies aren’t just for Christmas! The Spiced Blog puts a patriotic twist on classic sugar cookies, perfect for your Fourth of July celebration. Topped with clear sprinkles, these soft cookies shine like a firework in patriotic red, white and blue swirls.
Red, White and Blue Crispy Rice Treats
One of our favorite childhood treats, we still love Rice Krispie treats as adults! In this version from Two Sisters Crafting, treats are dyed with red and blue. Get your creative juices flowing by using each color to create an American flag pattern or any other design you can think up! For families, this is a fun activity for kids and a sweet treat everyone will love.
Red, White and Blue Cheesecake Bars
Cheesecake is a surefire way to please any crowd! A Wicked Whisk adds a patriotic swirl to her cheesecake bars by adding food coloring to the batter. Swirled with a toothpick, these bars bake with a beautiful design that looks stunning on any serving platter.
Red White and Blue Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Add a little sparkle to your fruit plate this Independence Day with these chocolate-covered strawberries from Melanie Cooks! For this super easy treat, first, dip fresh strawberries into melted white chocolate. While still warm, dip the chocolate into blue sprinkles to add some sparkly, festive bling.
Patriotic White Chocolate Covered Oreos
As if Oreos weren’t already good enough, Premeditated Leftovers pushes them over the top with a decadent candy coating. Coated in red, white and blue, these are a fun craft for kids and a great gift for friends and family. Decorating with festive sprinkles gives your Oreo treats a personalized touch and an extra pop of color.
Patriotic Easy Fudge
Need to whip up a last-minute dessert? These 2-ingredient fudge squares from Sweet and Savory Meals are just the thing! Sweet white chocolate and creamy condensed milk come together with a little food coloring to form each perfect layer. If you want to go over the top, use cookie cutters to cut your fudge into stars!
4th Of July American Flag Popsicle Recipe
With record high temperatures across the country, a refreshing frozen dessert may be just the thing to keep your guests cool. These 3 ingredient homemade popsicles from Practically Functional are healthy and delicious, packed with a mix of yogurt and fresh berries. Freezing between layers makes it easy to create perfect red, white and blue layers for the ultimate frozen flag treat.
4th of July Firecracker Jell-O Cups
Cheers! Bringing us back to our childhood, these layered jello desserts by Cincy Shopper are alcohol-free and a hit with kids and adults. Designed to resemble firecrackers, a maraschino cherry tops each shooter. But these aren’t just any jello shots, the center layer gets a surprising creaminess and bright white color from a cup of milk.
American Flag Pretzel Rods
Not only are these American flag pretzel rods from Crafty Morning the perfect snack for your party, but they also make great party favors for your guests to take home! Kids will love helping to prepare these by dipping pretzels into softened candy melts. Star-shaped sprinkles and a drizzle of red candy puts the final touches on these adorable flags.
Red, White and Blue Marble Layer Cake
Tie-dye is making a comeback and you can jump on the trend by whipping up this patriotic marble cake from Baked by Rachel. Simply dyeing sections of your batter leads to this beautifully marbled center. After you’ve iced your cake with homemade vanilla buttercream, don’t forget some red, white and blue sprinkles to add some extra flair!
Patriotic Fruit Pizza
This iced fruit pizza from Lil Luna may not technically be a health food but with all that fresh fruit, we’re happy to pretend! This recipe takes only 15 minutes with a premade pizza crust as your base layer. Topped with a quick and easy homemade almond buttercream, just use your berries to make the perfect stars and stripes pattern to impress your guests!