100 Simple 4th of July Dessert Recipes

100 Simple 4th of July Dessert Recipes

Not all desserts have to complicated. These 100 simple 4th of July dessert recipes will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time!

For those of us intimated by elaborate desserts or just don’t have the time, this huge list of simple 4th of July dessert ideas is for you.

Simple desserts still rule at family BBQ’s & neighborhood parties for a reason. Everyone knows they will be delicious!

You just can’t go wrong with a chocolate chip cookie or an ice cream sandwich.

Take it a step further by transforming simple desserts with easy 4th of July decorating embellishments. That’s all it takes! Some red, white, & blue sprinkles or a fun cupcake topper and boom you got yourself an amazing patriotic themed dessert!

Do not underestimate the power of simplicity! We often think we need to create giant 6 tiered cakes or crazy elaborate flavors that can be a hit or miss.

So let yourself off the hook & prepare something that will not stress you out and won’t make it into the trash at the end of a 4th of July party!

Check out these brilliantly simple 4th of July dessert recipes that have us drooling! Click on anything to find the recipe from the source.

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COOKIES

4th of July themed cookies will be a fan favorite at any get together! Red, white, & blue M & M’s, patriotic sprinkles, or dyed batter is the only twist you need. Don’t forget a cold glass of milk!

01 | M & M SPRINKLE COOKIES

02 | RED WHITE & BLUE COOKIES

03 | PATRIOTIC SWIRLED CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

04 | NO BAKE 4TH OF JULY THUMBPRINT COOKIES

05 | 4TH OF JULY COOKIE BARS

06 | PATRIOTIC PINWHEEL SUGAR COOKIES

07 | 4TH OF JULY WHOOPIE PIE COOKIES

08 | SUGAR COOKIE FRUIT BARS

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09 | PATRIOTIC SPRINKLE COOKIES

10 | FRUIT STAR COOKIES

CHARCUTERIE DESSERT BOARD

What a fun, festive, & easy way to add some sweet treats to a patriotic party! Mix savory with sweet for a great nibble board.

11 | FLUFFY DIP

12 | DIPPED SWEETS

13 | FRUIT DIP

14 | WAFFER CRUNCH

15 | A CANDY DIVIDE

16 | SNACK ATTACK

17 | PRETTY PRETZELS

18 | A SWEET DELIGHT

19 | AMERICAN FLAG SWEETS

20 | ALL CANDY

CUPCAKES

The great thing about cupcakes is they are easy to serve. Guests can grab and go without the fuss! From red, white, & blue mixed batters, mason jar layered cupcake treats, & rich red velvet there is a cupcake here that you will definitely be able to DIY.

21 | RED VELVET & CREAM CHEESE FROSTING CUPCAKE

22 | FIRECRACKER CUPCAKES

23 | SIMPLE 4TH OF JULY CUPCAKES

24 | RED WHITE & BLUE CUPCAKES

25 | LEMON WHIPPED CREAM 4TH OF JULY CUPCAKES

26 | MASON JAR CUPCAKES

27 | M & M FLAG CUPCAKES

28 | ANGEL FOOD CUPCAKES WITH STRAWBERRY WHIPPED TOPPING

29 | AMERICAN FLAG CUPCAKE CAKE

30 | PATRIOTIC SPRINKLE STAR CUPCAKES

PATRIOTIC PIES

You can’t get more American or nostalgic with a gorgeous fruit pie. Check out these 4th of July themed pies, no bake pies, & easy pie recipes you’ll love.

31 | AMERICAN FLAG PIE

32 | STAR SPANGLED ALL BERRY PIE

33 | CHERRY HANDPIES

34 | MINI STRAWBERRY & BLUEBERRY PIES

35 | STAR FRUIT TART PIE

36 | RED WHITE & BLUE COCONUT BERRY NO BAKE PIE

37 | 4TH OF JULY PATRIOTIC JELLO PIE

38 | MINI CHERRY TARTS

39 | PATRIOTIC APPLE CRUMBLE

40 | PATRIOTIC STRAWBERRY KOOL-AID PIE

4TH OF JULY CAKES

These 4th of July cakes are easy enough to re-create in your own kitchen. Simple fruit garnishes & bold toppings make these cakes the hit of the neighborhood BBQ.

41 | BERRY BUNDT CAKE

42 | 4TH OF JULY CAKE POPS

43 | 4TH OF JULY CONFETTI CAKE

44 | AMERICAN FLAG COCONUT CAKE

45 | PATRIOTIC SWIRL CAKE

46 | 4TH OF JULY LAYERED CAKE

47 | RED WHITE & BLUE POKE CAKE

48 | 4TH OF JULY SPARKLER CAKE

49 | 4TH OF JULY CAKE PUSH POPS

50 | SPICY RED VELVET CAKE

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DESSERT MUNCHIES

Need something incredibly delicious & super simple? These yummy 4th of July dessert munchies will be the best thing you serve this year!

51 | 4TH OF JULY RICE KRISPY TREAT CONES

52 | WHITE CHOCOLATE COVERED LICORICE

53 | RED WHITE & BLUE BARK

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54 | AMERICAN FLAG RICE KRIPIES

55 | 4TH OF JULY PATRIOTIC POPCORN

56 | MARSHMALLOW 4TH OF JULY POPS

57 | PATRIOTIC PRETZEL RODS

58 | NON-ALCOHOLIC JELLO SHOOTERS

59 | PATRIOTIC PARTY MIX

60 | RED WHITE & BLUE FRUIT POPSICLES

CHEESCAKES

Cheesecake doesn’t have to be an overwhelming dessert to make. In fact, from easy no-bake options, mini cheesecakes, & cheesecake filled desserts it’s easier than ever to whip up a delicious patriotic cheesecake dessert!

61 | RED WHITE & BLUE MINI CHEESECAKES

62 | PATRIOTIC SWIRL CHEESECAKE BARS

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63 | RED WHITE & BLUE CHEESECAKE SALAD

64 | NO BAKE VANILLA OREO CHEESECAKE

65 | CHEESECAKE FILLED STRAWBERRY BITES

66 | 4TH OF JULY NO BAKE CHEESECAKE

67 | NO BAKE BERRY CHEESECAKE LASAGNA

68 | BERRY CHEESECAKE MINI TRIFFLES

69 | CHEESECAKE ICE CREAM CONES

70 | 4TH OF JULY LAYERED CHEESECAKE

BROWNIES

Never thought to serve brownies for a family 4th of July bash? These brownies take a new take on a simple dessert that anyone can pull off!

71 | PATRIOTIC MARSHMALLOW CRUNCH BROWNIE BARS

72 | BROWNIE FLAG

73 | BROWNIE FRUIT PIE

74 | RED WHITE & BLUE BROWNIE SKEWERS

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75 | 4TH OF JULY BROWNIE BITES

76 | 4TH OF JULY BROWNIE POPS

77 | STAR SHAPED BROWNIES

78 | STRAWBERRY BROWNIE TRIFFLE

79 | CHEWY PATRIOTIC BROWNIE COOKIES

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80 | S’MORES BROWNIE BARS

FRUIT BASED DESSERTS

Bright red strawberries & beautiful blueberries are the perfect color & are perfectly in season in time your your 4th of July party! From homemade fruit salsa, fruit skewers, & lots of chocolate covered fruit recipes, make fruit your dessert of choice this year.

81 | PATRIOTIC CAMPFIRE KABOBS

82 | NO BAKE BERRY TRIFFLE

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83 | FESTIVE FLAG FRUIT PLATTER

84 | CHOCOLATE COVERED FROZEN BANANAS

85 | PATRIOTIC CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES

86 | RED WHITE & BLUE FRUIT & JELLO CUPS

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87 | 4TH OF JULY FRUIT SALSA

88 | RED WHITE & BLUE VEGAN WATERMELON CAKE

89 | 4TH OF JULY FRUIT STAR SKEWERS

90 | WHITE CHOCOLATE COVERED CHERRY BOMBS

ICE CREAM

Everyone will want to cool off for 4th of July with a decadent & fun ice-cream themed dessert! Make your own red, white, & blue ice cream, or whip up a quick milkshake, sprinkles included!

91 | ICE CREAM SANDWICHES CAKE

92 | RED WHITE & BLUE NO CHURN ICE CREAM

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93 | PATRIOTIC ICE CREAM TACOS

94 | 4TH OF JULY ICE CREAM COOKIE SANDWICH

95 | RED WHITE & BLUE SPRINKLE DIPPED ICE CREAM CONES

96 | RED WHITE & BLUE ICE CREAM CAKE

97 | 4TH OF JULY ICE CREAM SANDWICH

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98 | RED WHITE & BLUE SUNDAE

99 | CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE ICE CREAM CAKE

100 | PATRIOTIC MILKSHAKES

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