26 Fourth of July Desserts Starring Red, White and Blue

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Get ready to celebrate America’s birthday in sweet, patriotic style with these 26 Fourth of July Dessert Recipes starring red, white and blue. From showstopping trifles packed with layers of fresh berries and cream to star-spangled fruit salads, these recipes are a delicious homage to the iconic colors of Old Glory. Prepare for an explosion of fruity flavors, rich chocolatey goodness and creamy indulgences that’ll make you want to break out your most patriotic apron. Let the sparks fly with these red, white and blue dessert stunners!

Red White and Blue Popsicles

Red White and Blue Popsicle by Dishes with Dad
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These festive Red, White, and Blue Popsicles are made with fresh berries and coconut milk and make the perfect patriotic dessert for summer!

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Red White and Blue Trifle

Red White and Blue Trifle by I Heart Eating
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Red, White and Blue Trifle is a delicious no-bake berry trifle made with fresh blueberries and strawberries, pudding mix, pound cake, and whipped cream. This seriously simple dessert takes just 7 ingredients and 15 minutes to put together.

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Patriotic Popcorn

Patriotic Popcorn by Artsy Fartsy Mama
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This 4th of July Patriotic Popcorn is a quick and simple holiday treat to enjoy with family!

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Red White and Blue Bark

Red White And Blue Bark by Love From the Oven
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This quick and delicious recipe for Red White and Blue Bark is here just in time for all your Fourth of July celebrations. The sweetness of the chocolate paired with the salty and crunchy pretzels will light fireworks on your tongue. In less than an hour you’ll have a colorful dessert on the table for all your Fourth festivities.

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Red White and Blue Fruit Salad

Red White and Blue Fruit Salad by Recipes From a Pantry
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You only need 5 essential ingredients and a few mins of prep time to make this easy Red White and Blue Fruit Salad. It is a colorful festive fresh fruit dessert perfect for patriotic parties, summer BBQs and picnics.

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No Bake Mini Cheesecakes

No Bake Mini Cheesecakes by Chocolate Moosey
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No Bake Mini Cheesecakes are individual cheesecakes with a graham cracker crust made in a muffin pan. Serve with fresh strawberries and blueberries for a red, white, and blue summertime treat.

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Red White and Blue Jello Cups

Red White and Blue Jello Cups by Homemade Hooplah
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A festive dessert made with layers of colorful Jello and Cool Whip, these Red, White, and Blue Jello Cups are perfect to cool off with on warm weather holidays.

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Red White and Blue Rice Krispies Treats

Red White and Blue Rice Krispies Treats by I Heart Eating
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Red, White and Blue Rice Krispies Treats are an easy patriotic treat! These quick cereal treats are ready in no time and make a great dessert for Memorial Day or 4th of July.

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Red Velvet Cake Pops

Red Velvet Cake Pops by Vintage Kitchen Notes
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These are festive cake pops made with red velvet cake and white chocolate coating. Use sprinkles and colored icings for a bright and whimsical presentation. They’re particularly great for birthdays, Valentine’s Day, 4th of July and similar celebrations.

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Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie

Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie by Barefoot in the Pines
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This simple no bake Strawberry Pie with Cream Cheese filling is sure to be a hit at your next party or gathering. Fluffy and light cream cheese filling is topped with sweet glazed strawberries and served in a homemade graham cracker crust. It’s a classic combination for a summer dessert everyone always loves.

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Summer Berry Refresher

Summer Berry Refresher by Coffee Copycat
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This Starbucks Copycat Summer Berry Refresher is sweet, tart, and deliciously colorful — perfect for the hot, sunny days ahead. Featuring a tangy blue triple-berry base and bright pink raspberry-flavored popping boba, this festive treat is one of the new items at Starbucks and will make you feel like a kid again!

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Watermelon Feta Salad

Watermelon Feta Salad by Healthy Fitness Meals
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This Watermelon Feta Salad is dreamy and so easy to make. Made with flavorful fresh herbs such as basil and mint that are paired with juicy and sweet watermelon, ripened blueberries, feta, and crunchy cucumbers. This recipe for watermelon feta salad is perfect for summer and ready in less than 30 minutes!

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Red White and Blue Puppy Chow

Red White and Blue Puppy Chow by The Cookin' Chicks
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This Patriotic Puppy Chow recipe is a simple, no-bake sweet treat that is perfect for 4th of July, Memorial Day, or any summer gathering! Chocolate peanut butter coated rice Chex cereal covered in powdered sugar with red and blue M&M’s throughout! A fail proof recipe even the kids can help make!

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Red White and Blue Cupcakes

Red White and Blue Cupcakes by Adore Foods
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As July 4th celebration approaches, we’re always looking for fun dessert ideas to add to our July BBQ to celebrate the holiday. And what better way than with some delicious Fourth of July cupcakes? With a box cake mix as the base, these festive cupcakes are quick and easy to make, yet still look impressive and taste amazing.

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Red White and Blue Chocolate Covered RITZ Cracker Peanut Butter Sandwich Pops

Red White and Blue Chocolate Covered RITZ Cracker Peanut Butter Sandwich Pops by The Forked Spoon
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These Red, White, and Blue Swirled Chocolate RITZ Cracker and Peanut Butter Sandwich Pops are sweet, salty, and a perfectly easy snack.

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Berry Cheesecake Fluff

Berry Cheesecake Fluff by Simply Stacie
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Celebrate the patriotic spirit with this light and creamy Berry Cheesecake Fluff—a delightful dessert salad filled with fresh berries, cream cheese, and Cool Whip. This easy and refreshing summer treat is a fruit-filled sensation, making it the perfect addition to Fourth of July celebrations or any gathering guaranteed to be an absolute hit.

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Patriotic Fruit Pizza Cookies

Patriotic Fruit Pizza Cookies by Homemade Hooplah
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Celebrate the red, white, and blue holidays with these festive soft butter cookies topped with cream cheese frosting, chopped strawberries, and blueberries.

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Strawberry and Blueberry Panna Cotta

Strawberry and Blueberry Panna Cotta by Cook with Kushi
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Strawberry and Blueberry Panna Cotta is a 3 layered fancy Italian no bake dessert with interesting flavors in each layer. It’s sweet, creamy and tangy, plus very easy to make and you can prepare it in advance. Another perfect patriotic treat for the 4th of July.

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Red White and Blue Cake

Red White and Blue Cake by The Cookin' Chicks
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Celebrate the Fourth of July or Memorial Day with this delicious and patriotic Red, White, and Blue Cake! Easy to make and perfect for any summertime celebration, this cake is sure to be a hit with everyone!

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Blueberry Strawberry Parfait USA

Blueberry Strawberry Parfait USA by Art of Natural Living
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Blueberry Strawberry Parfait combines berries, whipped cream cheese, crumbled graham crackers & whipped cream for a tasty, healthier dessert! Perfect for July 4th–or any occasion.

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Patriotic Red White and Blue Blondies

Patriotic Red White and Blue Blondies by An Edible Mosaic
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These Patriotic Red White and Blue Blondies are rich and chewy with a slightly gooey center and buttery brown sugar vanilla flavor. They’re festive and fun for Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, or any summer picnic, potluck, or BBQ!

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Red White And Blue Mini Pavlovas

Red White And Blue Mini Pavlovas by Budget Delicious
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Whip up these family friendly, colorful Red White and Blue Mini Pavlovas as a fun dessert for 4th Of July, Memorial Day and over the summer with just 5 minutes of prep.

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Red White and Blue M&M Cookies

Red White And Blue M&M Cookies by Little Sunny Kitchen
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Celebrate the 4th of July with these easy and buttery Red White and Blue M&M Cookies! The cookie dough does not require chilling, and you can make these in under 30 minutes!

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Strawberry Filled Cupcakes

Strawberry Filled Cupcakes by Susan Brings Dessert
Photo Credit: Susan Brings Dessert

These Vanilla Cupcakes with Strawberry Filling are literally packed with fruity flavor, thanks to roasted fresh strawberries. This easy dessert recipe gives you the steps you need for making a marbled cream cheese frosting and strawberry filling for cupcakes.

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Blueberry Strawberry Pie

Blueberry Strawberry Pie by Little Nonni
Photo Credit: Little Nonni

Blueberry Strawberry Pie is summer in a slice. It stars a flaky, buttery crust and a sweet fruit filling. It’s a fun recipe that can be made with fresh or frozen berries!

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Red White and Blue Cheesecake Salad

Red White and Blue Cheesecake Salad by The Cookin' Chicks
Photo Credit: The Cookin’ Chicks

This Red White and Blue Cheesecake Salad recipe is a no-bake dessert perfect for any summer celebration such as Memorial Day, Fourth of July, picnics, potlucks, and more! Fresh strawberries, blueberries, mini marshmallows, and a creamy cheesecake filling combine into a refreshing salad everyone will enjoy.

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