Damn Good Desserts for The 4th of July

 In Bring, Make, Tips & Tricks

It’s that time of year again for red, white, and blue food and WE ARE SO EXCITED. So excited that we’re doing 3, yes 3, separate recipe round ups to support your patriotism and hungry belly. First off (and arguably the most important): DESSERT! Damn good ones at that. We’re rounding up some of the most beautiful and patriotic dessert recipes that have ever been created.

4TH OF JULY STAR COOKIES by The Baker Mama

4th of July Star Cookies

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Patriotic Puppy Chow by Sweet as a Cookie

Secretly one of the best snacks of all time. This one is such an easy dessert to make in batches and bring to any 4th of July party.

Patriotic Puppy Chow by sweetasacookie.com | There's nothing more American than red, white and blue. This puppy chow screams 4th of july and tastes like vanilla and strawberries. In my opinion there's nothing better.

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Red, White, and Blue Cake Batter Dip by Sugar and Soul

This recipe immediately brought my back to Dunkaroo days (although the portion size of this dip is WAY more realistic). This is super simple and easy to put in the middle of a fruit platter for a pop of color.

This Cake Batter Dip is made with just 4 ingredients and is ready in just 5 minutes! Change the sprinkles colors to customize it for any occasion like birthdays, graduations, the 4th of July!

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STRAWBERRY AND BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE ICEBOX CAKE by Life, Love, and Sugar

Layer it UP with this icebox cake. This will be surely be a fan favorite.

Strawberry and Blueberry Cheesecake Icebox Cake - layers of golden oreos, fresh berries, cheesecake pudding and whipped cream! No bake, delicious and perfect for July 4th!

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RED, WHITE AND BLUE M&M’S COOKIE BARS by Number 2 pencil

When monster cookie meets brownie meets 4th of July, you have this masterpiece. Cookie squares have a totally different and AMAZING taste as compared to your regular shaped cookie. Not sure why, but it’s magical. Kids and adults will be loving up on these at any gathering!

Red White and Blue M&M'S Cookie Bars

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Patriotic Dessert in a Jar by Typically Simple

Packing up food to go for the Holiday? This mason jar dessert could not be more perfect. Easy to throw together and bring on the go.

Mason Jar Patriotic Dessert

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Patriotic Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups by Life, Love and Sugar

Okay, I know I said cookie squares are one of a kind but cookie CUPS are also insanely good. Something about the shape of the cookie really mixes things up but we’re loving this recipe by Life Love and Sugar. So festive and oh so delicious.

Patriotic July 4th Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups - soft and chewy and the perfect dessert for the 4th of July holiday!

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Easy Flag Dessert by Family Fresh Meals

Did your sister forget to tell you to bring something to the family fourth party? We’ve got you covered. This dessert platter is just 5 simple ingredients from the grocery store an can be made in under 5 minutes. WTR to the rescue!

Easy Flag Fruit Dessert - Family Fresh Meals ---

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Healthy Fruit Pizza by Fit Foodie Finds

Hands down my favorite recipe on this list. I mean is there anything better than a THICK sugar cookie shaped like pizza with frosting slathered all over it? Oh yeah, and fruit. YOU GUYS, this is one for the books.

a slice of healthy fruit pizza

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July 4th Sprinkle Cookies by Simply Gloria

Fluffy sugar cookies are always a good go to. Add red, white, and blue sprinkles and you’ve got yourself a party!

July 4th Sprinkle Cookies - SimplyGloria.com #4thofJuly

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Patriotic Pretzels by Simply Being Mommy

I love this recipe because its SO simple yet fun. If you have kids, this is a great way to include them on your creation! They will have a blast making them.

festive Patriotic Pretzels

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Red White and Blue Pretzel Bites by The Gunny Sack

Because one chocolate covered pretzel recipe was not enough (we just couldn’t pick between the two). Again, the shape of the pretzel really does make a difference. Grab both bags and you’ll have yourself 2 very popular desserts.

Red White and Blue Pretzel Bites in a berry basket

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If you make one of these, make sure to tag the recipe creator and Want the Recipe for a chance to be featured on our Instagram and Facebook page!

We can’t wait to see your creations!! If you don’t want to post on your account, share it with us in our private Facebook group. We need all the inspo!

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