Easy Red, White and Blue Desserts

Celebrate Independence Day with something sweet!

Summer temperatures are on their way this week, just in time to prepare for your Fourth of July celebrations. We’ve rounded up some simple and delicious dessert recipes to enjoy with your festivities.

Red, White, and Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes

A lighter take on traditional cheesecake with a festive red, white and blueberry topping. Keep portions in check with a mini option that your crowd will be sure to enjoy.

Get the recipe at Skinnytaste

Red, White & Blue Muddy Buddies

This easy treat also known as Puppy Chow receives a patriotic upgrade. Good luck with not eating them all before serving!

Get the recipe at Bellyfull.

Patriotic Flag Bark

Bring along the most festive dessert that your entire Fourth of July party crowd will snack on. Made with chocolate, more chocolate, M&Ms and sprinkles, the adults will enjoy just as much as their kiddos.

Get the recipe at Chelsea’s Messy Apron

American Flag Dessert Pizza

With a sugar cookie crust, you’ll love to top this pizza with frosting and berries to make it a fun Fourth of July dessert.

Get the recipe at Boulder Locavore.

Fruit Sparklers

Your kids will go wild for these adorable Fruit Sparklers and parents will love that it’s a healthy treat. Get the kids involved with the prep on this one to make it even more fun!

Get the recipe at Tastes Better From Scratch.

Firecracker Chocolate Marshmallows

An easy, patriotic treat that your kiddos can execute with a little help from Mom and Dad. The hardest part will be keeping them from starting the dessert eating early.

Get the recipe at Kid Friendly Things To Do.

Strawberry and Blueberry Cheesecake Icebox Cake

This strawberry and blueberry cheesecake icebox cake will be a favorite for your family and friends. It boasts a short ingredient list and requires no baking. Perfect for summer!

Get the recipe at Life, Love and Sugar

Red, White and Blue Rice Krispie Treats

An American classic made festive with a red, white and blue twist! No one can resist.

Get the recipe at I Heart Naptime

Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwiches

If you are looking for a ridiculously easy recipe, look no further. These ice cream sandwich pops come together with a box of ice cream sandwiches, popsicle sticks and sprinkles.

Get the recipe at Mrs Happy Homemaker.

4th of July Pretzel Bites

This simple recipe comes together quickly to be ready for a crowd. The salty and sweet combo will be the highlight of your BBQ spread.

Get the recipe at A Thrifty Mom

Jell-O Firecrackers

Instead of Jell-O salad, follow this firecracker recipe  to make a unique treat. Start with blue Jell-O, then a milk-mixed white layer topped off with red Jell-O and a maraschino cherry. These mini Jell-O firecrackers are as cute as they are tasty.

Get the recipe at My Food and Family

American Flag Tart

Craft a red, white and blue masterpiece with this recipe for an American flag tart from Martha Stewart. You’ll need plenty of raspberries for the red stripes – and blueberries, too. To keep the berries looking their best, glaze them with raspberry and apricot jam. For an impressive dessert to serve your family and friends, this is the recipe.

Get the recipe at Martha Stewart


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