Fun & Easy Dessert Ideas for the 4th of July

Independence Day is right around the corner! Whether you are hosting a party for your loved ones or attending one as a guest, we’ve got your patriotic desserts covered!  Getting festive for the 4th of July is so easy (just add some red, white and blue!) but can sometimes take a bit of creativity.  Today, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite recipes to help get you inspired for some celebration!



Red, White & Blue Trifle

Red, white & blue trifle

This red, white and blue recipe is sure to impress your guests!  With angel food cake, fruit and whip cream, what’s not to love?

Patriotic Candy Apples

Patriotic candy apples

These are the perfect tasty treat that will have you reminiscing of warm summer days at the fair!

4th of July Fireworks Cupcakes


These fun patriotic cupcakes are packed with a sweet surprise inside.  These are sure to be a hit, especially with the kids.

Easy Patriotic Pretzel Almond Bark Recipe


This delicious sweet and salty snack is not only easy, but its fast!  In less than 10 minutes you have a great treat to bring to your next cookout!

Red, White and Blue Pinwheel Cookies 

Impress your guests with this colorful recipe that is sure to appeal to all taste buds!

Patriotic Cake

These mini cakes are almost too adorable to eat! These make for an awesome table setting and double as dessert!

Easy 4th of July Firecracker Strawberry Pops

This might just be the easiest recipe of all.  Anyone who loves strawberries is sure to love this sweet treat!

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