21 Red, White & Blue Desserts To Eat With Pride

Honor America the right way this 4th Of July: with mountains of fruit and shining seas of heavy cream.

1. Patriotic Spiced Sugar Cookies

Cutie patooties, no? Recipe here.

2. Berry Pavlova with Coconut Whipped Cream

For all you gluten-free, dairy-free, gravity-defying cloud beings out there. Recipe here.

3. Watermelon, Jicama and Blueberry Salad

If you can’t get your hands on jicama (it’s a starchy, crunchy root with a nice mild flavor) try chunks of honeydew melon, or go a more savory route by adding feta cheese (it’s a great combo with watermelon). Recipe here.

4. Yellow Cake Pie with Chocolate Mousse

Oh, gosh. Oh, wow. Recipe here.

5. Red, White & Blue Sangria

Okay, not a dessert, but admit it: you’re thirsty now. This recipe uses apple slices, but white peaches could be really nice too.

6. American Flag Sugar Cookies

Here’s how to make them.

7. Firecracker Popsicles

The sections are strawberry, yogurt, and blueberry. Recipe here.

8. Red, White & Blueberry Ice Cream Pie

Recipe here.

9. Red, White & Blueberry Cupcakes

Red velvet bottoms and blueberry cream cheese tops! Recipe here.

10. Berry Trifle

Start with store-bought angel food cake, end with your stomach full of berries and cream. Recipe here.

11. Fourth of July Fruit Skewers

The star-shaped pineapple chunks are essential, so get you a cookie cutter a.s.a.p.

12. Blackberry and Plum Shortcakes

For the sophisticated patriot. Recipe here.

13. Boozy Cream-Filled Strawberries

You might have noticed that there’s sort of a strawberry + blueberry + white thing theme going on here. Just roll with it. Here’s how to make these little guys.

14. Red, White & Blueberry Cheesecake Yogurt Cupcakes

Recipe here.

15. Red, White & Blue Daiquiri

Yes, another cocktail, BUT: berries, lime, rum, yum. Recipe here.

16. Summer Berry Shortcake

Recipe here.

17. Red, White & Blue Pinwheel Cookies

Takes a little doing, but so cute when it’s done. Recipe here.

18. Strawberry Soup with Cinnamon Cookie Spoons

Wow, world, thanks for not even telling me you could eat soup with spoons made out of COOKIES. Recipe here.

19. Vanilla-Raspberry Sundaes with Cookie Spoons

Seriously, to think I could have been eating things with cookie spoons for years and had NO IDEA. Recipe here.

20. Macerated Berries with Vanilla Cream

When nature hands you stuff like this, why fuss with it? Recipe here.

21. Patriotic Banana Cream Pie

Easier thank you think! Recipe here.

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