With the holiday week almost upon us, it’s time to start thinking about what to serve for the 4th of July.
Since I love desserts, I started my search looking for creative, festive, and easy-to-make 4th of July desserts.
Here’s a roundup of patriotic desserts that meet a busy moms criteria: creative, easy-to-make, and without a lot of hard-to-find ingredients. Enjoy!
Stars and Stripes Poundcake
Made with either store-bought or homemade pound cake, whipped topping, strawberries, and blueberries, this easy-to make dessert will definitely impress your guests! You can find this recipe at MySuperFoodsCompany.com.
Cake Ball Flag Cake
Not only is this dessert creative, but it’s also perfect for us who don’t want to be tempted into eating lots of cake. But then again, it’s a holiday, right?! Find this recipe at BettyCrocker.com.
Independence Icebox Cake
This simple, yet refreshing dessert is a cool choice for your summer celebration. Find this recipe at MarthaStewart.com.
Stars and Stripes Pie
Using store-bought pie crust and canned pie filling, this pie is a snap to make. You can find this recipe at WomensDay.com.
4th of July Jello® Firecracker Shots
This festive dessert is cool and refreshing for summer. Easy to make and of course, not a lot of ingredients! You can find this recipe at AtThePicketFence.com.
This delicious cheesecake is easy-to-make and is sure to be a favorite at your next gathering. Find this recipe at SnackPicks.com.
Red, White & Blue Mini Cheesecake Trifle
Fruit and cheesecake are always a winning combination. Love the individual serving idea. And the ribbon gives it an extra flair! Find this recipe at GloriousTreats.com.