Every holiday needs some delicious desserts, and the 4th of July is a really fun one for desserts. For this holiday you want sweet treats that are patriotic and summery, that can be eaten outside and on the go! Here are some of our favorite Independence Day desserts.
Lemonade is a great treat for the summer heat. Turn it into a delicious dessert with this pie from Everyday Dishes.
These striped popsicles from The View From Great Island are a simple way to make a dessert that is patriotic and chilled.
Dips are a great for a party. Make a dessert version with American flag dip from Mom on Time Out.
Cheesecake is always a crowd pleaser. This one from Mom Dot is good for a July 4th party.
This tart from Cooking on the Front Burner uses blueberries and strawberries to recreate the American flag.
Make this trifle from Something Swanky for a red, white, and blue treat that is easy to make for a group!
Pop rocks add an explosive effect to these patriotic truffles from How Sweet it is so now you can have fireworks in your dessert as well as the sky!
Cherry pies are great desserts to celebrate America. Make them bite sized with this recipe from Lolly Jane.
This cake from Living Locurto is shaped like the USA which makes it perfect for celebrating the country.
Nanaimo bars are a classic treat in Canada. Bring the delicious taste to the US with these bars from Handmade Mood.
Snow cones are delicious for the 4th of July, but you always have to worry about them melting. Why not try these cupcake versions from Bakerella instead?
Pie is an all American treat, and this red, white, and blue one from Inspiration Made Simple makes it even more patriotic.
Turn firecrackers into a perfect party favor with this chocolate firecracker from Six Sister's Stuff.
Burgers and fries are the ultimate American meal. This recipe from Sugar and Cloth makes it a classic dessert instead.
Ice cream is the best treat to enjoy on a warm summer's day. This recipe from It's Always Autumn is a simple way to make it red, white, and blue.
Pop rocks add a fun update to these sugar cookie bars from Favorite Family Recipes.
Watermelon is an iconic summer fruit. Make it sweeter and more fun with this rice krispie recipe from Best Friends for Frosting.
This cake from Glorious Treats may look like a simple on the outside, but it will be a great surprise once you cut into it.
Make a traditional high hat cupcake patriotic with this recipe from I am Baker that uses red, white, and blue frosting.
Root beer floats are a classic American treat. Celebrate the USA by turing root beer floats into these cookies from Chocolate Moosey.
Easy, fun, and full of flavor, this pie from Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts will thrill kids and make adults feel like kids again.
These treats from Brite and Bubbly are a great treat as well as a fun activity!
Ice cream cakes combine to of the best desserts. This one from Life, Love, and Sugar is perfect for Independence Day.
Step up your pop rock eating by putting them in these star shaped lollipops from Dukes and Duchesses.
Blueberry pies meet ice cream with this perfect 4th of July recipe from Honestly Yum.