Fourth of July is just around the corner.  It’s a big holiday around my house.  These 4th of July desserts are just what you need to host the perfect party or family get together.

4th f july cupcake with red candy stars

If you are planning a party or having friends over check out these Fourth of July Printables I have shared for you to enjoy!  How about a party mix in these festive Fourth of July snack cups,  These  Fourth of July party decor   ideas will welcome your guest in style.

4th of July Cookies

Have some fun with these Fourth of July inspired dessert recipes.

Star Confetti Cookies

These simple star sugar cookies hold their shape when baked, so your cut-outs will have nice, clean edges. Mixed with red, white, and blue confetti stars, they’re a festive treat for a patriotic celebration.

star cookies

Red White and Blue Spiral Cookies are made by layering then rolling colored cookie dough and then slicing.

red white and blue spiral cookies

Red White and Blue Cake mix cookies are not only festive they are super quick and easy to make.


Fourth of July Cakes

This tasty red white and blue poke cake can be made ahead of time and guests will appreciate the combination of a cool fruity-infused delight and creamy white fluffy topping!

flag cake

American Flag CakePatriotic and delicious, there’s no better centerpiece for your July Fourth celebration.

flag cake

Vanilla Berry Cupcake makes the perfect July dessert! So simple and so tasty.

berry cupcakes

Fourth of July Cake with all the fresh fruit! I love fresh blueberries! How about you?

flag dessert

Red White and Blue pound cake for an explosion of color!

red, white and blue pound cake

Here is one more I have shared Red, White and Blue cupcakes.  This icing is amazing (see first image).

red white and blue cupcakes

More Fourth of July Desserts

Fourth of July Trifle is an excellent dessert for a crowd. Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and a rich cream filling make it festive and delicious for and Independence Day party.

 red, white, and blue berry dessert

Festive lemon tart.

red white and blue tart

 Red White and Blue Finger Jello. Recipe here.

red, white and blue jello

Turn fruit kabobs into a flag!

red, white and blue fruit kabobs

Red. White and Blue Fudge Stars is such a fun red white and blue dessert for the 4th of July. It is the perfect summer dessert.

fourth of July star dessert

Crispy-Treat Cheesecake Bars. Sweeten your Fourth of July (or any celebration) with these crunchy-creamy bars. The cheesecake layer is the perfect Ying to the yang of the crackly rice cereal.

crispy treat cheesecake bars

Spiked cherries are a fun sweet for adults to enjoy.

spiked cherries

Red white and Blue Strawberries are always a crowd pleaser!

dipping strawberry in blue sanding sugar

Fireworks Chocolate Brownies

firework chocolate brownies

I love these Red, White and Blue Marshmallow Firecrackers 

red white and blue marshmallows


Bursting with summer flavors — strawberry and rhubarb — and decorated to honor the Stars and Stripes. Recipe here.

patriotic pie

An American Flag Pie in a sheet-pan, perfect for a crowd on the Fourth of July! A delicious homemade crust and blueberry and strawberry filling for the win!

flag pie in sheet pan

Is there anything more American than apple pie? Top it with stars for a festive touch.

star crust pie

No Bake Pies

This patriotic no-bake pie uses simple ingredients (with absolutely no cool whip in sight) and comes together in less than 20 minutes. It can easily be made ahead of time.

no make red, white and blue pie

No bake cheesecake covered in sprinkles makes this a show stopper.

no bake cheesecake

Frozen Treats and Drinks

Cool guests off with these festive ice pops!

festive frozen  ice pops

Vanilla Ice cream sundaes with blueberry sauce. YUM!

vanilla ice cream with blueberry sauce

Red, white and blue patriotic drink!


I hope you love these July dessert recipes!

Every year we participate in a float parade and we go all out building our own float, check out some of past years parade floats.

I would love to keep you fully stocked with creative ideas, yummy recipes, fun crafts, and loads of free printables. Subscribe to Skip to my Lou to get new ideas delivered to your inbox. Follow me on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and Instagram for all my latest updates.

About Cindy Hopper

Learn More

you may also like


  1. OMG I Love all of your ideas, you are so creative and your content is always new and fun!

  2. What a wonderful collection of recipes! Thank you for including my ice cream sundae. Have a wonderful holiday!

  3. What kind of icemaker do you use? I can’t find one that works.

  4. Hi Cindy,
    Thanks for featuring my Vanilla Very Berry Cupcakes! Have a GREAT week!
    ~Sheryl @ Lady Behind The Curtain~

  5. Thank you so much for featuring my Red White and Blue Jell-O! You absolutely made my day!!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *