What better way to celebrate the best holiday weekend than with these amazing 4th of July desserts? Baking for any get-together is one of my favorite things to do and trying new recipe ideas is what I LIVE FOR! If you are the same way, check out these super festive and fun ideas to bake this year. Any dessert you choose will surely impress your guests!
I love baking with the kids, but it can sometimes turn into a messy kitchen! Check out these free printables and kid games I have been working on that will keep the them entertained without the mess!
Here are the desserts I found:
Sprinkle Dipped 4th of July Ice Cream Cones
Source: The Sweetest Occasion
Get ready for the 4th of July fireworks with some firework ice cream cones. These ice cream cones are dipped in red, white, and blue sprinkles. It’s a simple recipe that will make your festivities 10 times better. The best part about them is that you can serve any flavor of ice cream you want. Superb!
Red White and Blue Cupcakes
Source: Sweet & Savory Meals
If you’re looking to make a festive dessert for the 4th of July, here’s a quick recipe! These cupcakes are decorated like an American flag. Not only do they look good but they’re also fluffy and soft inside. And the vanilla flavor will win you over instantly!
Red White and Blue Ice Cream Sandwiches
Source: Mom Foodie
Having a 4th of July party, but now you’re regretting it because you have no time? Don’t worry! With these ice cream sandwich cookies, you won’t need much time or lots of ingredients. All you need is to gather those several simple ingredients and an hour to create these stunning cookies!
Red, White and Blue Cheesecake Bars
Source: Inside BruCrew Life
Do you enjoy hosting parties? If you do, there’s a chance you’ll be hosting a 4th of July party, right?! That means you will need to plan the appetizers, meals, and the desserts. If you don’t have an idea of what to make for a dessert, take a look at these cheesecake bars. They’ll be perfect for your party! Made in only seven steps, they’re delicious and look stunning!
4th Of July Muddy Buddies
Source: Belly Full
Are you looking for a dessert you can whip up in 15 minutes? You are in the right place! These muddy buddies will be the star of your 4th of July party. Incredibly tasty and in the colors of our flag, they are bound to make you feel even more proud than you already are!
S’mores Magic Bars Recipe
Source: Six Sisters’ Stuff
4th of July will be here before you know it! That’s why you need to start planning your party treats. These s’mores magic bars are a combination of chocolate and marshmallow. They’re easy to make and melt in your mouth, can you ask for more from a dessert?
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Source: Sugar Spun Run
Make some festive cookies following this recipe! These star-spangled cookies are perfect for the 4th of July. All your guests will be impressed! This dessert will take you just a little bit over an hour. Delish and incredible!
Easy Red, White and Blue Ice Cream Sandwiches
We all know how hot the weather is around the 4th of July. That means that you need a dessert to cool everyone off, ice cream is the perfect dessert to do that. If ordinary ice cream doesn’t sound good to you, check out these ice cream sandwiches. They are decorated in the colors of the flag and are as delicious as they look. You need to try them out!
4th of July Dipped Oreo Flags
Source: Crafty Morning
There is nothing more exciting than celebrating the 4th of July with the family. If you are organizing a family gathering, you might need some dessert ideas. These dipped Oreo flags are the ones for you. So, grab those Oreo cookies and get baking!
Ice Cream Cake Recipe For 4th Of July
Source: Just a Taste
Are you looking for an easy and delicious 4th of July cake? This patriotic dessert starts with a pound cake sliced in four layers. Then, you add ice cream between the layers which makes this cake the perfect summer dessert. You can even switch it up by choosing which flavor of ice cream you want. Perfect!
American Flag Donuts
Source: The First Year Blog
Is there anyone who doesn’t love donuts? I’m pretty sure everyone enjoys them! That’s why you should turn baked vanilla donuts into patriotic treats for your 4th of July party this year. Decorate them as the American flag or create your own look using red, white, and blue icing!
4th Of July Mini Cheesecakes
Source: Life Love & Sugar
In need of some easy grab and go desserts for your backyard BBQ? These mini cheesecakes are perfect! Creamy and smooth on the inside and beautiful on the outside! Plus, the decorations on them are perfect for any 4th of July party!
4th of July Pretzel Bites
Source: Crayons & Cravings
Have you ever tried making pretzel bites? I guarantee that you’ll be amazed! This dessert is easy to make and only requires three ingredients. The colors will make your dessert table pop and impress your whole party!
Red White and Blue Cake Pops
Source: The Seaside Baker
If you want to make treats that are kid-friendly and extra delicious?! Check out these cake pops! They are with fun red, white, and blue sprinkles. You already know that means they’ll look perfect on your 4th of July table. It takes about 12 simple steps to make this flavorful dessert!
Star Shaped Brownie Bites For 4th of July
Source: Creations by Kara
Everyone loves a good brownie. That means that you can never go wrong with brownie bites. These bites are decorated in the colors of the American flag which makes them perfect for the 4th of July or Memorial Day. Whether you celebrate with family or friends, everyone will love them!
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4th of July Cake In A Jar Dessert Recipe
Source: Emily Enchanted
Looking for a fun dessert to send home with your guests? This cake in a jar is perfect for that! So, if you are out of ideas for this year’s 4th of July, you just have to grab some white cake mix and food coloring and follow this recipe. It’s a festive treat no one will resist!
Pinwheel Icebox Cookies For Summer
Source: Just a Taste
Almost every year on the 4th of July, my guests are too full to devour my dessert bar. This year, let’s do things differently! These pinwheel icebox cookies are perfect for a small sweet treat to end your night. You might need to make more than one batch!
American Flag Coconut Cake
Source: The First Year Blog
With this 4th of July recipe, you can make any cake you want. Make your favorite flavor then grab cool whip and colored shredded coconut because you’ll be recreating the American flag on top. Just look at the photos, doesn’t it look amazing?!
4th of July Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods
Source: Desserts On A Dime
If you need sweet snacks that everyone will love, then you’ve come to the right place. These 4th of July pretzel rods are dipped and chocolate and decorated with festive colors. The best part about this receipt is that it’s made in just a few minutes. You need this recipe on deck!
Red, White, and Blue Cherry Cheesecake Macarons
Source: Baking A Moment
Looking for a recipe that will blow your guests away?! These macarons are the perfect idea. They are a combination of sweet almond, tangy cream cheese, and summer cherries. The star prinkles on top add the perfect finishing touch!
Red White & Blue Jello Poke Cake
Source: Oh Sweet Basil
Hosting a party for Independence Day?! Marvelous! But if you don’t have an idea on which dessert to make and don’t want to spend hours making the perfect recipe, this jello poke cake is the one for you. Grab your ingredients and head to the kitchen for a quick and easy baking session!
Patriotic Rice Krispie Treats Recipe
Source: Cooking With Ruthie
Some desserts are not kid-friendly just because of how messy they can be. These Rice Krispie treats are not one of them. They will keep your kitchen and the kids clean! Plus, you can switch up the color of frosting you dip them in!
July 4th Jello Recipe
Source: Recipe Girl
With layers of red, white, and blue jello, this is the perfect 4th of July treat. This finger jello is made in around 30 minutes. You just have wait a little while they chill in the fridge. And, the waiting is the hardest part about this recipe because you’ll want to taste test these right away!
Patriotic Bundt Cake Recipe
Source: Sweet & Savory Meals
If you are feeling patriotic this year, you can make a patriotic bundt cake for the 4th of July. This cake is moist, festive and super fun! You’ll enjoy making, decorating, and eating it!
Patriotic Flag Bark
Source: Chelsea’s Messy Apron
I love festive treats that don’t require a ton of ingredients. If you are like me, you have to check out this patriotic flag bark. It requires four ingredients and is made in 10 simple steps. Its colors make it suitable for all your 4th of July parties and gatherings
No Bake Fireworks Oreo Cheesecake Bars
Source: Soulfully Made
4th of July is always hot! It’s too hot to be in the kitchen waiting around the oven. That’s why you need a no-bake dessert! These cheesecake bars look like fireworks and are made with Oreo cookies. This dessert will become a tradition for years to come!
Fireworks Sugar Cookie Cake
Source: Crazy For Crust
Just combining red, white, and blue puts me in a patriotic mood. This fireworks sugar cookie cake will get you excited about the 4th of July. This dessert is quick and easy to make and your guests can even take the left overs home!
Cherry Vanilla All American Patties
Source: Mom On Timeout
Get ready to make the most delicious patriotic patties you’ve ever come across! They are sweet and creamy and look like the American flag, which makes them perfect for your 4th of July gatherings. You’ll need around two hours for the most stunning dessert ever!
Jello Pudding Pops For July 4th
Source: No. 2 Pencil
Have you ever tried the original jello pudding pops? They are amazing! And, now, you can make some at home! They’ll be the perfect addition to your party for the 4th of July. These red, white, and blue pops are the perfect dessert to cool everyone off after a fun party in the sun!
American Flag Cupcake Cake
Source: Sugar & Charm
Are you looking for a unique dessert for your Independence Day gathering? You can make the American flag using cupcakes. These cupcakes look and taste incredible individually and together. Just imagine how amazing all of these cupcakes will look on your table for the holiday. A simple, yet impressive dessert!
4th of July White Chocolate Fudge
Source: Taste & Tell
Have you ever tried making white chocolate fudge? It’s extremely delicious! With this fudge recipe, you won’t want to share your dessert with anyone. You’ll be in the kitchen for two and a half hours making this colorful 4th of July dessert but it’ll be worth it!
No Bake 4th of July Marshmallow Pops
Source: Living Locurto
No-bake desserts are my favorite kind of desserts. If you are like me, you need these marshmallow pops. They are sweet and easy to make and can be decorated any way you like. The best part is that you’ll need only half an hour to make them. Perfect!
Patriotic Marshmallow Crunch Brownies
Source: Back For Seconds
Do you want to bring a dessert to your friend’s house for the 4th of July? Don’t worry! Here’s the perfect recipe for you! These patriotic marshmallow crunch brownies are an explosion of flavors! You’ll be everyone’s hero for the day!
4th of July M&M Cookies
Source: Crazy For Crust
Don’t you just love chewy cookies? These M&M cookies will become your new favorite recipe for the 4th of July. They don’t require tons of work and still turn out incredibly delicious. I mean, who doesn’t love M&Ms?!
Red, White And Blue Dessert Bars
Source: Love From The Oven
Looking for a new 4th of July recipe idea to try this year? I found a stunning recipe that will be done in minutes! These red-white-blue bars are sure to light up your backyard BBQ menu!
Now that you have an awesome dessert table for your 4th of July party it’s time to turn up the sparklers and speakers!! Crack open a beer and print out an activity for the kids so you can relax a little! Check out the free printables I have created below that will keep the kiddos out of the kitchen while you finish prepping!
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