Fourth of July Patriotic Dessert Ideas

Are you ready for your Fourth of July barbeque?   I’ve put together some of the best Fourth of July desserts I’ve come across to give you some ideas for your celebration.

Red, White, & Blue Candy Apples

Image Source – Tidy Mom

Wow!  These patriotic candy apples would definitely be the talk of the party.  The only problem… they may be too cute to eat!

Patriotic Ice Cream Cones

Image Source – The Pretty Bee

I love the simplicity of this red, white, and blue ice cream cone.  An added “perfect dessert” factor – it’s a cold treat, perfect for a summer BBQ.

Strawberry & Blueberry Cupcakes

Image Source – The Girl Who Ate Everything

The frosting on these cupcakes looks delicious.  Just how I like it – piled high.

Patriotic Oreo Pops

Patriotic Oreo Pops from Makoodle

These red, white, and blue sprinkled Oreo pops are an easy treat for a Fourth of July party.

Red, White, & Blue Ice Cream Cupcakes

Image Source – Annies Eats

Ice cream cupcakes?  Say no more.  This homemade vanilla bean ice cream almost looks like frosting.

Red, White, & Blue Layered Cake

Image Source – The High Heeled Hostess

This layered cake looks like something that even I could do.  What a surprise it would be to cut into the cake and see the bright, bold layers.

Blueberry & Strawberry Trifle

Image Source – Skinny Taste

Trifles are always a beautiful dessert choice for a holiday celebration.  I love to see the colorful layers through the glass bowl.

Patriotic Treats

Image Source – Pizzazzerie

Use licorice as an easy Fourth of July treat for your party.  Add a pretty apothecary jar and some ribbon and you have a cute decoration as well.

Patriotic Punch

Image Source – Big Bears Wife

This red, white, and blue punch is a clever idea that will definitely wow the crowd.

Chocolate Dipped Flag Pretzels

Image Source – Puerta Bella

These patriotic, chocolate dipped pretzels would be a simple, easy treat to make with your kids.

Patriotic Treat Party Favor

Image Source – Martha Stewart 

I love the simplicity of this patriotic party favor.  I wish I knew where to find the red and white licorice.

Strawberry,  Blueberry, & Raspberry Parfait

Image Source – Better Homes & Gardens

For those of you who are looking to maintain your beach body, a fruit parfait is a festive and healthy way to celebrate the holidays.

Patriotic Cupcakes

Image Source – Taste of Home

Decorated cupcakes are a classic way to bring some fun to your dessert.  This would be another dessert you can have your kids help with.

Red, White & Blue Fruit Skewers

Image Source – Make & Takes

These fruit and marshmallow skewers would be simple to put together and something you can let your kids have seconds or thirds with.

Star Watermelon Fruit Pops

Image Source – Bakers Royale

Be on-trend by making  these star watermelon pops with striped paper straws.  This is another treat that looks too cute to eat.

Red, White & Blue Dipped Sugar Cookies

Image Source – Betty Crocker

Use colored vanilla melts to make your favorite sugar cookie recipe patriotic.

Strawberry & Blueberry Sugar Cookies

Image Source - Apron Strings Blog

What would we do without strawberries & blueberries?  They are perfect for Fourth of July desserts.  Make a fruit sugar cookie pizza with these colorful fruits.

Red Velvet Cheesecake Ice Cream Sandwiches

Image Source – A Farm Girl’s Dabbles

I featured these darling homemade ice cream sandwiches in my Friday 5 a couple weeks ago.  What a cute dessert!  I love it!

Red, White, & Blue Chex Mix

Image Source – Betty Crocker

Cereal treats are one of my favorite things to make because they are easy.  This patriotic Chex mix would be an easy treat to bring to a summer potluck.

Patriotic S’mores

Image Source – Domestically Speaking

S’mores are one of my favorite summer treats.  These star graham cracker punched s’mores are clever and perfect for a Fourth of July camp out.

4th of July – Red, White, and Blue Rice Krispie Treats

Image Source – Lil’ Luna

Wow!  I love this idea of layering colored Rice Krispie Treats.  Rice Krispie Treats fall into my “can’t go wrong” category because they are so easy to make.

Patriotic Cake Pops

Image Source – Etsy

Cake pops are here to stay and this bouquet of blue cake pops would be a fun additional to your Fourth of July barbeque.

What is your favorite patriotic or summer dessert?  Do you have any fun plans for a Fourth of July BBQ ?

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