37 Delightfully Festive 4th of July Desserts

These tasty treats will be the stars of your 4th of July party.

4th of july desserts
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Add a little something sweet to your 4th of July party with these festive dessert recipes. They'll be the perfectly patriotic ending to your day of celebrating the USA.

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4th of july desserts pies
Fun Squared
Patriotic Whoopie Pies

It only takes 20 minutes to make these festive, bite-sized treats.

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Tools you'll need: pastry decorating bag ($5, )

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4th of july desserts cookie
Crazy for Crust
Fireworks Sugar Cookie Cake

When you're torn between cookies and cake, make this patriotic mash-up to get the best of both worlds.

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Tools you'll need: nonstick round cake pan ($9, )

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4th of july desserts trail mix
Lil' Luna
Patriotic Trail Mix

Traveling for the 4th of July? Kids can snack on this easy-to-make recipe during the car ride.

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Tools you'll need: large red bowl ($23, )

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4th of july desserts cake
Taste and Tell
4th of July Cake Roll

Impress your guests on Independence Day with this marshmallow-frosted cake.

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Tools you'll need: half sheet pan ($15, )

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4th of july desserts rice krispies
Cooking With Ruthie
Patriotic Rice Krispie Treats

White chocolate and festive sprinkles makes this classic dessert ready for July 4th.

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Tools you'll need: Pyrex mixing bowls ($12 for 3-piece set, )

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4th of july desserts cheesecake
Dessert Now Dinner Later
Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Guests won't feel as guilty eating a few of these cheesecake-stuffed strawberries.

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Tools you'll need: electric hand mixer ($22, )

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Courtesy of Love Bakes Good Cakes
Firecracker Cake

Wow guests with this firecracker cake that's almost too pretty to eat.

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Tools you'll need: nonstick bundt pan ($12, )

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Courtesy of Just a Taste
Red, White, and Blue Pinwheel Icebox Cookies

These pinwheel cookies are a simple way to make your party even more patriotic.

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Tools you'll need: wire cooling rack ($14, )

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Courtesy of Cakes Cottage
No Bake Summer Berry Icebox Cake

With little preparation involved, this dessert makes for a quick summer treat.

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Tools you'll need: rectangular baking pan ($12, )

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Courtesy of Handmade Charlotte
Jam & Cream Cheese Pastry Pinwheels

Here's your go-to summer party shortcut: these jam pinwheels, dreamed up by Kayley McCabe of the blog Handmade Charlotte. Bonus: They're ready in less than 30 minutes.

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Tools you'll need: pastry brush ($8, )

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Jo Cooks
Red, White, and Blue Brownie Pizza

Pizza for dessert? Go for it—it's a holiday, after all.

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SugaryWinzy
Flag Roll Cake

After you cut into this dessert, your guests won't be able to hold themselves back.

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Wine And Glue
Strawberry and Blueberry Yogurt Pops

This healthy take on ice pops couldn't be more simple to make.

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Dessert For Two
Mixed Berry S'mores

This festive take on everyone's favorite campfire treat is sure to delight.

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Frosting And A Smile
Buzzed Strawberry Bites

Wake up your taste buds and celebrate with these twisted strawberries.

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Smart School House
Red, White, and Blue Cupcake Cones

C'mon, you can do better than ordinary cupcakes on the Fourth! Bonus: These cones won't melt all over your hands on a hot summer day.

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Pint Sized Baker
4th of July Milkshakes

These thirst-quenching drinks will be the star of your July 4th festivities.

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Courtesy of Food52
American Flag Cake

Give your guests a little surprise when they cut into this simple, white cake.

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RELATED: 3 Beautiful Cakes Hiding Fun Surprises Inside

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Yummy Mummy Kitchen
Red, White, and Blueberry Ice Cream Pie

This gluten-free pie is the perfect centerpiece for any table. It looks so good, you won't want to share.

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Best Friends for Frosting
Snow Cone Cupcakes

These might look like frozen desserts at first glance, but that's actually just a heavily sprinkled cupcake.

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Lil Luna
Red, White, and Blue Bark

Vanilla candy coating, sprinkles, and Oreos combine to make a seriously sweet snack.

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Courtesy of Tune n' Fork
American Flag Sugar Cookies

Show off your stars and your stripes (and your cookie decorating skills) with these flag sugar cookies.

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The Real Thing with the Coake Family
Patriotic Pretzels

These pretzels are the perfect addition to a festive red, white, and blue party.

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Posed Perfection
Fruit Ice Cubes

Whether you're drinking water or something a little stronger, these ice cubes are going to make you very happy while you're celebrating.

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Courtesy of Inside BruCrew Life
Chocolate Zucchini Doughnuts

Don't feel guilty about eating these doughnuts! Made with alternative ingredients like zucchini and applesauce, you'll satisfy your sweet tooth without feeling too bad about it.

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Courtesy of Table Spoon
Stacked Firecracker Cookies

Kick the fireworks off early with these explosively delicious treats.

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Courtesy of Makoodle
Oreo Pops

Forget cake pops! These colorful Oreo pops will be a favorite at your bash.

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Glorious Treats
Snack Mix

Bag up this all-American mix as a gift, or display it in a large bowl on your table.

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Courtesy of The Secret Life of a Chef's Wife
American Pie

Summer berries and pie... Is there a better combination?

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RELATED: Fruit Dessert Recipes

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The Twistband
Red, White, and Blueberry Cocktail

This cocktail is the perfect, refreshing treat to sip on while watching late-night fireworks.

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