10 Last Minute Dessert Ideas for Your 4th of July Party
This Saturday, celebrate the 4th of July with some of these quick and easy (and delicious) treats! Take a look…
1. American Flag Cupcakes
Just pick up a box of yellow cake mix, pop them in the oven, cover in white icing, then top them off with blueberries, raspberries, and coconut!
2. S’more Station
Arrange the perfect snack spot with graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate for your backyard fire pit! Mix it up by offering some delicious extras like peanut butter cups, strawberries, and mint chocolate!
3. Red, White, and Blue Jello Cups
These simple and easy jello cups are the perfect ending to a patriotic dinner party. Fill small glasses with red and blue Jello, whipped cream, and fruit.
5. Mini Cherry Pies
If you’re looking for something a little more bite-size, try these cute mini pies. Use a mini cupcake pan and top them off with stars cut from a cookie cutter!
6. Watermelon Stars
Thinly slice a watermelon and use a cookie cutter to make this adorable fruit salad! Add strawberries, blueberries, and apples to make it red, white, and blue!
7. Fruit and Pretzel Tray
If you’re really running low on time, put together this quick and easy fruit tray with some yogurt or chocolate covered pretzels!
8. Spangled Ice Cream Sandwich Pops
This one is for kids of all ages! Cover the sides of ice cream sandwiches with festive sprinkles, pop them on popsicle sticks, and serve them in cupcake baking cups!
9. Patriotic Popsicles
Freeze layers of blueberries, strawberries, and vanilla yogurt to make these cool treats! Find the recipe here.
10. Trail Mix