Independence day is a great way to honor being American. Celebrating the 4th of July means family, good food, fun, and fireworks.
But what’s 4th of July without yummy red, white, and blue desserts? For a healthy dose of inspiration, check out these 15 effortless 4th of July dessert recipes. They’re all so delicious and easy, you’ll definitely want to make more than one!
Courtesy A Thrifty Mom
This easy and fun recipe takes less than 10 minutes to complete. Simply dip ice cream sandwich cookies in red, white, and blue sprinkles. Get the kids involved!
Courtesy She Knows
This recipe does take some pre-planning, but it’s still super easy nonetheless. Guests of all ages will absolutely love these firecracker cakelettes that pack a hidden surprise.
Courtesy Just a Taste
You don’t need to be an excellent piper to decorate this cookie cake in a cinch. With cream cheese frosting, berries, and white chocolate chips, you get a beautiful cake for the whole family to enjoy.
Courtesy My Sister’s Suitcase
Pre-cut 4th of July marshmallows make this recipe a breeze. Dip in white chocolate and make red and blue colored chocolate stripes for another alternative.
Courtesy Happiness is Homemade
Oreo dipped in chocolate? Count me in!
Courtesy Electic Recipes
Before I made my first batch, I thought making cake pops was going to be HARD. But turns out, it’s actually quite easy! Crumbled cake, icing, and chocolate are all you need to form these yummy pops.
Courtesy Skinny Taste
As a low-sugar treat, try these fruit skewers. The recipe even comes with a delicious cheesecake yogurt dip!
Courtesy Family Fresh Meals
This is the perfect no prep and no mess recipe if you’re running low on party time!
Courtesy Real Food by Dad
I love how cute these little brownie cups look, but the strawberries might look better stemless.
Courtesy Lil’ Luna
If your family is a fan of Rice Krispies treats, consider making this easy recipe.
Courtesy My Latina Table
Similar to Rice Krispies treats, these popcorn balls are held together by marshmallows. You can also skip the marshmallows altogether and add sprinkles and or pop rocks. The possibilities are endless!
Courtesy Lil’ Luna
Another effortless recipe, this one takes less than 20 minutes to complete.
Courtesy Cincy Shopper
These firecracker jello cups look so cute. These are non-alcoholic, but you can make an adult version with a bit of vodka.
Courtesy Ministry of Alcohol
These strawberries are soaked in champagne and dipped in white chocolate and blue sprinkles for an adult treat. Make sure you make some alcohol-free since the kids will definitely want to try these!
Courtesy Betty Crocker
Chex mix is the perfect grabbable party snack. Paired with white chocolate, M&Ms, and dried fruit, it’s an easy recipe to whip up in no time.
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