The 4th of July is a great day to kick off summer and celebrate America while enjoying good food, cold drinks, and desserts with your friends and family! It is also a great day to get festive with our patriotic colors- red, white, and blue! If you are a procrastinator and have waited until last minute to make something for the holiday, then keep reading! Whether you are looking for a yummy dessert to bring to a party, or to serve at your own house, here are some fun, simple, fast and delicious desserts to make!
Flag Appetizer Platter
This beautiful spread of fruits and yogurt-covered pretzels is a cute and creative take on the American flag. Not only is it adorable, it is also healthy and super easy to make! You can serve this as an appetizer or a dessert for your guests! Your friends will love to munch on this tasty dish.
These fruit kabobs are a fun dessert dish that is very simple and fast to make! You will need fresh strawberries, blueberries, brownies, marshmallows, and wooden skewers. All you have to do is layer them on a wooden skewer, making a cute pattern, and enjoy! They look adorable and they are a creative and different dessert that everyone will love.
Layered Angel Food Cake
These layered dessert mason jar cups are so cute and they taste delicious! You will need strawberries, blueberries, pound cake, pudding, and a jar or dish to put the cake into. Just simply layer the fresh blueberries, strawberries, angel food cake, and vanilla pudding! You could also substitute whipped cream with vanilla pudding to save you some time. Put them in individual mason jars, or make a big, cake size one in a clear container!
Salty and Sweet
Salty and sweet- the perfect combination! This is a delicious and easy dessert perfect for a 4th of July party. You will need red, white, and blue chocolate, white sprinkles, and pretzel rods. You can get creative and make any design you would like from here! This dessert is super simple and tastes so good.
Red Velvet Cupcakes
Red velvet cupcakes are a great option for a 4th of July party. Not only do they taste amazing, but you can also decorate them so they go with the patriotic theme! Just add vanilla or cream cheese white frosting, and add a couple blueberries on top! This is a great dessert for a fancy dinner party.
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Who doesn’t like chocolate covered strawberries?! All you have to do is dip strawberries in white chocolate and then in blue sprinkles. They taste amazing, and you will only feel half as bad after eating them!
The best recipes are the ones that don’t require a lot of effort, but taste delicious and are cute – like these! These adorable, festive desserts are a great way to sweeten up your holiday. Good luck and enjoy!