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    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

    7. Firecracker Popsicles

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

    8. Red, White & Blueberry Ice Cream Pie

    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

    15. Red, White & Blue Daiquiri

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

    16. Summer Berry Shortcake

    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.