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!

   

 fourth of july cupcake ideas

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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!

 

4th of july dessert ideas 

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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.

 

 independence day dessert ideas
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4. American Flag Blueberry and Cherry Pie
Get creative with your pie making skills with this yummy treat! Use a pre-made pie crust and filling to cut down on time!
 
 dessert ideas for 4th of july
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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!

 

  4th of july mini pies desserts
 
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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!

 

4th of july fruit salad 
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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!  

 

4th of july fruit and pretzel tray
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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!

 4th of july ice cream sandwich idea
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9. Patriotic Popsicles
Freeze layers of blueberries, strawberries, and vanilla yogurt to make these cool treats! Find the recipe here.

 

 4th of july yogurt popcicles
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10. Trail Mix

In a big bowl, combine all your sweet and salty favorites to make a tasty trail mix for everyone to snack on. Add red and blue M&Ms, pretzels, Cherrios, and marshmallows for a yummy mixture.

 
 4th july trail mix

 

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