Red, White, and Blue! July 4th Desserts

Show off your patriotic spirit with these fun, festive, and very colorful July 4th desserts.

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Star Spangled Fruit Tart

Anyone can make this patriotic pastry: top a crust of refrigerated sugar cookie dough with sugared cream cheese filling, then decorate with fresh berries.

Flag Cake

Vanilla cake mix and jarred marshmallow creme help make this delicious American flag cake come together more quickly. 

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Patriotic Trifle

Layer together red and blue fruits, plus cake and whipped cream, for this simple summer treat.

Uncle Sam's Crispy Treat Cake

Form crispy rice batter into Uncle Sam's hat—just decorate with frosting.

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American Flag Berry Pie

Form the stars and stripes out of store-bought pastry dough for this spirited, yet sophisticated and classic, blueberry-cherry pie.

Patriotic Ice Cream Cupcakes

Red velvet cupcakes from a mix, and blue moon ice cream—fun, festive, and fast!

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Stars and Stripes Forever Dessert

Use cookie cutters to make these easy puff pastry stars, then serve with a red and blue fruit salad.
 

Patriotic Jell-o Salad

So fun: A jiggly, layered centerpiece that creates a "bang" to any tabletop. 

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Star Studded Blueberry Pie

Transform your classic blueberry pie into a patriotic dish by scattering pastry stars on top of the filling.

Sugar Flag Cookies

Decorate square sugar cookies with red, white, and blue icing to create miniature flags.

Buttercream Blast Layer Cake

Transform a classic cake into a fireworks display: just use star-shaped cookies on sticks for the flying high firework effect.

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Berry Cheese Torte

This creamy torte's crust is made with gingersnaps and vanilla wafers for a surprising kick.

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Old Glory Dessert

This dessert is all about convenience! Use store bought cookie dough to form the base of the cookie cake, then arrange strawberries and blueberries on top.

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Red, White, and Blue Dessert

Alternating layers of berries and sweet whipped cream makes a sweet treat that's fast and easy.

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