4th of July is less than a few weeks away and we’re continuing our Forkly countdown to the big day with 9 delicious and easy Fourth of July dessert ideas! From cake pops, tarts and trifles to cookies, pies and fruit kabobs, we have endless options when it comes to choosing your 4th of July desserts.

So, let’s get down to it: Here are 9 tasty 4th of July dessert ideas to help you celebrate this year:

1. Berry Freedom Floats

Fill a wine glass with some sugary goodness to cool you down in the hot fourth of July sun!


2. Patriotic Pinwheel Cupcakes

How adorable are these pinwheels?! They look complicated but we believe you can do it!

3. American Flag Pie

A more traditional approach to the Fourth of July desserts. The best part is, you get two flavors in one pie!

4. Star Spangled Cookies

Create that beautiful watercolor look on these sweet little sugar cookies and sprinkle with edible stars!

5. Fruit Salad

Looking for a healthier option? This fruit salad is created with cookie cutters to make the melon look like stars.

Advertisement

6. American Flag Donuts

Win the coolest host award with these awesome doughnuts for a whimsical fourth of July party.

7. Red White and Blue Cherry Cheesecake Macaroons

Everyone will be pulling their phones out to document the cute-ness that is these Macaroons!

8. Fourth of July Cheesecake Cake

What’s better than Cheesecake? Cheesecake CAKE!

9. Patriotic Swirl Cupcakes

Mmmm, get your chocolate fix with these fluffy cupcakes.

 

Advertisement

10. Tie Dye Fourth of July S’Mores

When the night is winding up, gather around the campfire and make these fantastic s’mores.

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

The Fourth of July is just around the corner and that means you're probably starting to plan your menu!
Staying on track with your diet during any holiday can be extremely difficult.
Fourth of July is just a few weeks away and many people have already started their party planning for this festive holiday.
4th of July is one of America’s favorite holidays for many reasons: Great weather, great food and great company are generally...
Get red, white & blown away with these 4th of July mini cheesecakes!
We fully recognize that pasta should probably never be dyed blue, with one exception - patriotism food!
In America, July 4th is a popular day for parties and celebrations to show their patriotism to their country.
The 4th of July holiday indicates that summer is here. On this patriotic holiday friends and family gather together to play games,...
Fourth of July is one of the biggest holidays in America. Every year, friends and families gather together to celebrate American...
The holidays are a busy time of year, between hosting guests, planning a dinner, and catering to everyone's needs it can get...
Every year families gather around the table, give thanks, and enjoy delicious food on the Thanksgiving holiday.
Crispy bacon is especially enjoyed for breakfast but it has quickly made its way into every meal of the day!
Advertisement