27 Red, White, and Blue Desserts To Sweeten Your 4th of July

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Hey dessert lovers! Ready to dig into mouth-watering red, white, and blue desserts just in time for the 4th of July?

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I’ve got an all-star lineup of easy recipes that will make your celebrations sparkle like fireworks!

From no-bake delights to classic confections, these fuss-free desserts allow you to spend more time enjoying festivities and less time in the kitchen.

Whether you’re hosting a big patriotic party or a small get-together, these 4th of July dessert recipes are perfect for any celebration.

Think layered trifles, star-spangled cupcakes, and refreshing fruit parfaits.

So, grab your mixing bowl and spatula, and get the dessert party started! Your taste buds (and your guests) will thank you!


1. Red, White and Blueberry Trifle

Red, White and Blueberry Trifle

from Natasha’s Kitchen

If you’re looking for a quick and easy dessert, consider this no-bake trifle. It requires minimal preparation and delivers a delicious mix of flavors and textures.

2. 4th of July Poke Cake

4th of July Poke Cake

from Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

This delicious 4th of July poke cake combines moist white cake infused with red and blue gelatin, creating a colorful effect with each slice. Topped with a layer of whipped cream and patriotic sprinkles, this cake is easy to make and perfect for any celebration.

3. American Flag Fruit Platter 

American Flag Fruit Platter 

from Passion For Savings

If you want a healthier option try this American flag fruit platter. Made with fresh strawberries, blueberries, and yogurt-covered pretzels, it’s easy to assemble and looks great.

4. 4th of July Icebox Cake

4th of July Icebox Cake

from Grits And Pinecones

For a light summer treat, try this no-bake icebox cake featuring graham crackers, creamy layers, and fresh berries. It’s simple to prepare and offers a refreshing option for your holiday gathering.

5. No Bake Berry Lasagna

 Bake Berry Lasagna

from Omg Chocolate Desserts

Made with a red velvet Oreo crust, this delicious dessert includes layers of cheesecake, blueberry, and raspberry fillings, all topped with whipped cream and fresh berries. It’s a refreshing dessert that I wouldn’t mind eating right now!

6. Blueberry Frozen Yogurt Bark

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt Bark

from Feel Good Foodie

How easy is this frozen yogurt bark to make? Simply spread Greek yogurt on a baking sheet, sprinkle with fresh strawberries, blueberries, and granola, and then freeze. It’s a healthy snack everyone will love.

7. Red, White & Blue Cheesecake Bars

Red, White & Blue Cheesecake Bars

from Inside BruCrew Life

If you love cheesecake, you won’t want to miss this red, white, and blue cheesecake bar. Featuring a rich Oreo crust and creamy cheesecake layers swirled with patriotic colors, it’s topped with whipped cream and festive sprinkles.

8. Patriotic Cheesecake Desserts

Patriotic Cheesecake Desserts

from Hungry Happenings

Here’s another cheesecake recipe, but it’s decorated like an American flag. The flag is created by piping red stripes and a blue corner with a star using colored cheesecake batter. How cute!

9. Red, White & Blue M&M Cookie Bars

Red, White & Blue M&M Cookie Bars

from Seeded At The Table

I don’t think these M&M bars would last long in our house! These red, white, and blue cookie bars are packed with patriotic M&Ms and chocolate chips, making them an irresistible treat for any occasion.

10. 4th of July Oreo Cookie Pops 

4th of July Oreo Cookie Pops

from Mommy Made That

These 4th of July Oreo pops are as fun to make as they are to eat! The kids can even help decorate them. Dip the Oreos in red and blue candy melts, then finish the look by adding patriotic sprinkles.

11. Red, White & Blue Cupcakes

Red, White & Blue Cupcakes 

from Mama Needs Cake 

Cupcakes are my favorite treat for any occasion. If you love them too, whip up a batch of these! With layers of red, white, and blue cake topped with creamy white frosting and festive sprinkles, they are look delicious.

12. Patriotic Oreo Ice Cream Sandwiches

Patriotic Oreo Ice Cream Sandwiches

from Sprinkles For Breakfast

Oreo ice cream sandwiches are perfect for hot summer days! For extra fun, make these delicious morsels with the kids and enjoy!

13. 4th of July Dessert Board 

4th of July Dessert Board

from Beyond Frosting

I love making charcuterie boards, and this red, white, and blue dessert board is the perfect mix of sweet and salty. It includes cookies, chocolate-covered pretzels, fresh berries, and M&Ms. You can also add brownies, cake pops, or candy for more variety.

14. American Flag Fruit Pizza

American Flag Fruit Pizza

from Its Always Autumn

Do you love pizza as much as I do? Maybe you prefer savory, but this sweet treat is genius. Berries, fresh cream, and a cookie star make up this delicious American flag treat.

15. Red, White and Blue Strawberries

Red, White and Blue Strawberries

from Sugar And Soul

You don’t have to be a chef to make a fun treat like these 4th of July strawberries. With just three ingredients—fresh strawberries, white chocolate, and patriotic sprinkles—they’re super easy to make for any celebration.

16. Patriotic Chocolate Pretzels

Patriotic Chocolate Pretzels

from Arina Photography

Here’s another quick treat – patriotic pretzel rods. Simply dip pretzel rods in melted candy coating and decorate with red, white, and blue sprinkles for a festive and crunchy snack.

17. American Flag Heart Sugar Cookies 

American Flag Heart Sugar Cookies

from Kudos Kitchen By Renee

How cute are these heart-shaped cookies decorated with the American flag? This easy recipe makes about 12 cookies, and you’ll need a heart cookie cutter to create these patriotic treats.

18. 4th of July Cake Pops

4th of July Cake Pops

from Pint Sized Baker

This little bite-sized treat is a great choice for the 4th! I love the vibrant red, white, and blue layers inside these cake pops. And the fireworks picks added into the cake pops are explosively fun!

19. Firecracker Jello Cups

Firecracker Jello Cups

from Simple And Seasonal

Firecracker Jello Cups are a fun treat with layers of red and blue Jello, sweetened condensed milk, and topped with a cherry. Though they take longer to make due to the layering process, the result is definitely worth it.

20. Red, White & Blue Cupcakes in Cups

Red, White & Blue Cupcakes in Cups

from Hungry Happenings

Oh, my sweet goodness! I love these cupcakes served in wine goblets. Once you’ve eaten your cupcake, you get an M&M surprise at the bottom!

21. Fourth of July Rice Krispies Treats

Fourth of July Rice Krispies Treats

from Homemade Heather

Rice Krispies treats with the ooey gooey goodness of marshmallows equals perfection. Dip them in white candy melts, add festive red and blue sprinkles and M&Ms, and pop them on a lollipop stick. It’s the perfect little treat for everyone.

22. July 4th Chocolate Covered Bananas

July 4th Chocolate Covered Bananas

from Two Sisters Crafting

Here’s a healthier option hidden under sneaky sweetness. It may trick the kids, but I’m sure they’ll love this treat. I mean, frozen bananas taste a lot like ice cream, don’t they?

23. Healthy Fruit Parfaits

Healthy Fruit Parfaits

from Better Homes & Gardens

Now this is a healthy treat for July Fourth. Layers of vanilla yogurt mixed with whipped topping and a variety of fresh berries, it doesn’t get more refreshing! Plus, they take just 15 minutes to prepare and can be served in clear glasses to showcase their beautiful layers.

24. Red, White and Blue Cake Batter Dip

Red, White and Blue Cake Batter Dip

from Sugar And Soul 

This no-bake dip combines cake mix, cream cheese, whipped topping, and colorful sprinkles for a deliciously creamy and sweet dip. Serve it with graham crackers, fruit, or pretzels for a fun and tasty appetizer or dessert.

25. 4th of July Ice Pop Cakes 

4th of July Ice Pop Cakes

from Studio DIY 

Wow, how cool are these? They aren’t real ice pops, they’re cake! Made by cutting a sheet cake into popsicle shapes this sweet dessert is then frosted with red, white, and blue buttercream to mimic classic ice pops. Add popsicle sticks for a fun presentation.

26. July 4th Marshmallow Pops 

July 4th Marshmallow Pops

from Tablespoon 

Here’s another one of my faves, maybe because I love easy recipes. Dip large marshmallows in blue frosting, add sprinkles, and wrap them with red Fruit Roll-Ups. Pop them on a lollipop stick, and you have a festive treat perfect for Independence Day.

27. Easy 4th of July Brownies

Easy 4th of July Brownies 

from Betty Crocker

Patriotically perfect, these 4th of July Brownies are topped with creamy white frosting and decorated with red and blue sprinkles. They’re easy to make, and add a festive flair to your Independence Day celebration.



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