Here is a compilation of the best 20 Festive 4th of July Recipes that your entire family will love and devour.
If you need some fun and festive recipes for July 4th celebrations you will love this post. I’ve gathered patriotic cakes, cookies, dessert bars, and other cute desserts that are perfect for your 4th of July party.
The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays and has been since I was a kid. I have so many wonderful memories and these days I love to make new memories with my kids.
One of my favorite things to do with the kids is to make fun patriotic desserts. Cakes, bars, drinks, and other sweet treats are so fun to put a red, white and blue spin on. In this post, you’ll find lots of 4th of July dessert recipes, but if you want even more ideas be sure to check out my Ultimate 4th of July Party post.
So heat up this holiday with some festive drinks and eats. Overall enjoy your time, your freedom and those you love. XOXO San
4th of July Recipes
STAR SPANGLED COOKIES – How adorable are these star cookies? They are decorated using a marbled technique that is so unique and pretty. Learn how to make them and serve them at your party – everyone will want to know how you did it!
FIREWORKS COOKIES AND CREAM COOKIES – These cookies and cream cookies are studded with red, white, and blue M&Ms. They are perfect for the holiday.
RED, WHITE & BLUE CHEESECAKE CAKE – A layer cake always gets the “oohs” and “ahhs” at any party. But this patriotic layer cake goes an extra step with a cheesecake layer sandwiched between red and blue cake layers. This will be the hit of the party!RED, WHITE AND BLUE STAINED GLASS JELLO – Who knew Jello could be so beautiful? This stained glass jello might look complicated but it’s actually easy to make. No one can resist cool and jiggly jello – everyone will love it.
RED, WHITE & BLUE PIZZA BROWNIE – I just love this brownie topped with frosting and fresh fruit! It’s a rich and decadent dessert that’s perfectly patriotic.
CHEESECAKE STUFFED STRAWBERRIES – For a lighter dessert these stuffed strawberries are a wonderful choice. They’re stuffed with a cheesecake filling so they’re rich but not too heavy. They’re a great bite-sized treat/
RED, WHITE & BLUE M&M COOKIE BARS – Here’s another fun way to use M&Ms in a fun dessert. These cookie bars are easier to make than cookies and the recipe makes a big batch perfect for serving a crowd.
FIRECRACKER CAKE – People might think you worked for days to make this cake, but the secret short-cut is using boxed cake mix. Dress it up with red, white and blue and a fun frosting technique and no one will ever guess it’s not made from scratch.
TRIPLE BERRY LEMON COOKIE CUPS – If you want a bite-sized dessert these cookie cups are definitely one to try. Adorable sugar cookie cups are filled with a lemon filling and topped with fresh berries. So sweet!
RED, WHITE AND BLUE PRETZEL BITES – These little bites have that great salty-sweet combo that everyone loves. Mini candy bars are sandwiched between pretzels and dipped in candy coating with sprinkles.
Red, White and Blue Pretzel Rods – For another pretzel treat these dipped pretzel rods are a fun way to get a salty-sweet fix for the 4th of July!
LAYERED 4TH OF JULY DRINK – This kid-friendly drink is the perfect way to cool off while you wait for the fireworks to start. It’s so easy to make and the perfect way to toast to the 4th.
4TH OF JULY STRAWBERRIES – White chocolate-dipped strawberries dressed up with glitter is a fun way to serve fruit at your party. They’re almost too cute to eat!
PATRIOTIC OREO POPS – Learn how to make these adorable Oreo pops and they’ll be the hit of the party!
RED, WHITE AND BLUE BARK – This treat is so easy to make and is a perfect project to do with the kids. Gather up the candy melts, crushed Oreos, M&Ms and sprinkles and let them create their own special candy bark for the 4th.
AMERICAN FLAG RICE KRISPIE TREATS – Everyone love rice krispies treats and give them a red, white and blue twist is a fun way to serve them for the holiday.
JULY 4TH ICE CREAM SANDWICHES – It doesn’t get any easier than these ice cream sandwiches! Buy them at the store and then use sprinkles to give them a 4th of July theme. These are perfect if you need a dessert but don’t have a lot of time.
CHERRY BOMBS – These vodka-soaked cherries are an adult-only treat that’s perfect for parties. They’re dipped in white chocolate and decorated with blue sugar sprinkles for a fun patriotic treat. There’s also a version for kids, too!
RED, WHITE AND BLUE CHEESECAKE SALAD – This decadent fruit salad is easy to make is a fun centerpiece at your BBQ or 4th of July party.
RED, WHITE AND BLUEBERRY TRIFLE – Layers of fresh berries, white chocolate pudding, angel food cake, and whipped cream combines to make a beautiful and delicious dessert.
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