How can it be the Fourth of July already? Summer is going by much too fast! If you're wanting to make a special patriotic-themed dessert for the 4th, here are some great ideas. Many of them are very simple and some don't require any baking.
A yummy Cupcake Flag! From Good Housekeeping.
This fruit and pretzel tray is a great snack idea and very easy to do. From Family Fresh Meals.
If you like cheesecake, try these Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries. From Dessert Now, Dinner Later.
Another cheesecake-inspired dessert, Philadelphia Cheesecake Parfaits, are a rich blend of crumbled shortbread cookies, cream cheese, whipped topping, and layers of berries. From Kraft.
Patriotic Parfaits, with layers of berries, cream, and cubed angel food cake–another fruity dessert that's easy to put together. From Good Housekeeping.
If you like pies, how about a slice of Fourth of July Buttermilk Pie? From Simply Recipes.
Or indulge in some Stars and Stripes Sugar Cookie Bars topped with lots of buttercream frosting. From Delightful E Made.
I don't think you could go wrong with any of these desserts!
Have a fun and safe Fourth of July!