Celebrate with friends and loved ones this 4th of July or Memorial Day with some easy red, white, and blue patriotic desserts. These patriotic desserts will light up your cookout. Any of these sweet desserts below would fit for the 4th of July or Memorial Day. I love the idea of making desserts that fit perfectly with the holiday you are celebrating. To create desserts that are a reminder of our Independence and a free country makes it even more special.

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We love to grill, nothing beats a good hamburger or hot dog fresh off the grill. But to be honest my favorite part of a night of grilling is the desserts that come at the end. Or in some homes, you will hear life is short, eat the dessert first. I will never complain about a moto like that! Whether you eat your desserts first or last, these patriotic desserts below will be the star of the party. From berries to chocolate-dipped cookies, cheesecakes, and more. I have the perfect arrangement of desserts for you to make.

Celebrate With a Bang With These Patriotic Desserts

1. Patriotic Dipped Oreos

Red, white, and blue dipped Oreos, are not only patriotic but absolutely scrumptious, down to the last crumb. I can never say no to a dipped Oreo, that is like Kryptonite.

2. Red White and Blue Snack Cakes

Patriotic snack cakes are a no-bake treat perfect for anyone who wants a patriotic dessert but doesn’t want to cook! With some colored chocolate, you transform snack cakes into red, white, and blue treats.

3. Patriotic Cheesecake Idea

Here are some decadent red velvet cheesecake swirled brownies. You get all the colors in a moist brownie with that creamy cheesecake swirled in.

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4. Red White and Blue Jello Cups

I love this 4th of July firecracker Jello Cups, they mimic the look of a firecracker. They are so fun but also so delicious and simple to whip up.

5. Red White and Blue Cake Recipe

An easy cherry vanilla cake with red, white and blue swirl frosting. This is great for serving a larger crowd, and the cake is delightfully moist.

6. Patriotic Cheesecake Bars

Serve up these Fourth of July red velvet cheesecake bars,  layers of goodness. You have the brownie bottom, cheesecake in the center, and then topped with fresh blueberries.

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7. 4th of July Macaroons

Red, white, and blue cherry cheesecake macaroons will be the highlight of the night. You have delicate macaroons with the sweet filling, that will melt in your mouth.

8. Starry Shooters

Marshmallow star shooters are a quick and easy dessert that kids and adults will love. Decorate marshmallows to give them that glitter look, and add even more sweetness to them.

9. Make a Patriotic Dessert Salad for Your BBQ

Serve up a lighter dessert with this red, white and blue fruit salad. Mix this up and have it ready to serve in around five minutes. No-fuss, and delightful down to the last bite.

10. Make a Berry Tart

Another tasty option is this s’mores berry tart. Graham cracker crust, with a chocolate cream and marshmallow topping, with fresh berries on top.

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11. Watermelon Pizza, Anyone?

Don’t miss out on making this watermelon pizza. You have watermelon with swirls of cream cheese frosting and topped with colorful berries.

12. Patriotic Bites that are Yummy

Red, white, and blue bites, are not only gorgeous to look at but they are so simple to make. You have the light fillo shell with jello and a dollop of whipped cream on top.

13. Red White and Blue Bark Recipe

This red, white, and blue bark is always a hit at parties. Just keep it where it is cool so it doesn’t melt in the hot summer sun. No baking is required for this patriotic dessert.

14. 4th of July Berry Cake

Looking for a fruit-filled dessert? Check out this layered watermelon berry cake. It will give you all the flavors of summer in each bite that is filled with fresh fruit and whipped cream.

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15. Strawberry Shortcake Recipe for the 4th of July

Who can resist this brownie strawberry shortcake? I mean chocolate and strawberries were just made to go together. This is a gorgeous dessert that is easy to make.

16. USA Flag Dessert

Show of your patriotic side with these American flag pretzels. Just melt your chocolate, dip, and add sprinkles for a delicious and festive dessert.

17. Patriotic Popsicles Recipe

Make your own red, white and blue popsicles. Cool off on a hot summer day with these flavorful popsicles. The kids will love munching on them after a day in the summer sun.

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