Delicious DIY Fourth of July Food Recipes and Dessert Ideas!

Red, white and blue is not only beautiful in decorations, it’s also gorgeous in patriotic desserts! There is just something about serving a festive dish that is as beautiful as it is delicious.  Am I right? 

There are so many adorable 4th of July food ideas, I almost don’t even know where to start!!  Just kidding…we start with Fourth of July desserts of course!!

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Looking for some easy and delicious Fourth of July desserts? How about some 4th of July food ideas? This post is full of easy to make, adorable treats to please the whole family for July 4th.

Red, white and Blue food. It really doesn’t get any better than that, does it? 4th of July foods are so bright and cheery.

Maybe it is the mixture of summery foods like watermelon and blueberries and the bright colors. Maybe it is the brightly colored chocolates and colored cake mixes.

Or maybe it is the sentiment behind that gorgeous Patriotic color combination.  

These desserts are sure to inspire the baking goddess in all of us.  Check out these 70 fantastic July 4th desserts and food ideas 

4th of July Food and Dessert Ideas

Red, White and Blue Semi-Naked Cake from Delicious Little Bites

How gorgeous is this cake.  I love the bright colored layers.  Perfection!


Red.White and Blue Poke Cake from Serena Bakes

Patriotic Popcorn from Thrifty Jinxy

Frozen Yogurt Bark with Berry from Little Sunny Kitchen

This is so simple and so yummy.  Such a great idea for a warm weather barbecue!


Layered Watermelon Cake from Creative Green Living

Berry Pastry Puff from Recipes from a Pantry

Red, White and Blue Marshmallow Pops from The Decorated Cookie

This little treat is sure to be a hit with the kiddos.  Fun and glittery marshmallows anyone?


Triple Berry Napoleon from Delicious Little Bits

Firecracker Cupcakes from Stylish Cravings

Fresh Berry S’mores from Food Joy Sunshine

You had me at s’mores with berries.  Yes…please!


More Delicious Fourth of July Food Ideas

Mini Fruit Pizza Tarts from The Many Little Joys

Patriotic Rainbow Cake from My Sequined Life

Patriotic Fruit Pizza from The Sweetest Occasion

Fruit pizza is such a fun treat and it’s so easy to make it beautiful.  Pick you pattern and enjoy!!


Patriotic Cupcakes from Janine Huldie

Strawberry Pizza from The Parent Spot

Red, White and Blue S’mores from The Decorated Cookie

Here is another awesome s’mores option for 4th of July.  Yummy!!


Red, White and Blue Jello Cups from Dancing Through the Rain

Red, White and Blue Swirl Cookies from The Decorated Cookie

Mixed Berry Swirl Cheesecake Bars from Lemon Blossoms

Cheescake bars are one of my FAVORITE things EVER.  Delicious!


Patriotic Sno-Cones from Thrifty Jinxy

Firecracker Strawberry Pop from Crayons and Cravings

Greek Yogurt Fruit Bites from Salt and Baker

I love bite sized treats like this for large parties.  It makes serving and cleaning sooooo much easier!


Patriotic Fruit Pizzas from Six Clever Sisters

Frozen Berry Cheesecake Salad from Syrup and Biscuits

Firecracker Popsicles from Fried Dandelions

These look delicious.  I love a good popsicle recipe…especially with fruit!!


Diet Berry Trifle in a Jar from Kimspired DIY

Patriotic Trifle from Chic ‘n Savvy Reviews

Firecracker Cake from Love Bakes Good Cake

Here is another gorgeous cake option.  If layers aren’t your jam…how about a swirl?


Beautiful and Easy DIY July 4th Desserts

Red, White and Blueberry Trifle from Chicken Scratch NY

Blueberry and Cherry Shortcake from Baking Sense

4th of July Ice Cream from A Sparkle of Genius

Patriotic Ice Cream seems like a sure winner!!!  Yummy!


Berry Steel Cut Oats from Belly Rules the Mind

Surprise Inside Out Brownies from The Monday Box

Star Spangled Cookies from Sugar Spun Run

These cute little cookies are adorable for Fourth of July.


Mixed Berry Dessert from Lemon Blossom

Red, White and Blue Skillet Biscuits from Coupon Clipping Cook

Patriotic Snack Cakes from Dancing Through the Rain

Here is a super simple option for less confident bakers…I love treats like this, since you can time save!


Patriotic Berry Trifle from Crayons and Cravings

Red, White and Blue Layered Jello from Home Family Faith

4th of July Popsicles from The View From Great Island

Here is another awesome popsicle idea.  This time with gorgeous stripes!!!


Star Meringues from What a Girl Eats

Two Bite Berry Pies from Cooking with Carlee

Flag cake from Feeling Foodish

This patriotic cake is amazing…absolutely stunning! I love this.  Such a genius idea!  This would be perfect for a 4th of  July BBQ or picnic.  Couldn’t you imagine eating it while watching fireworks?? You know that’s right!
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Red, White and Blue Fruit Salad from Life Made Simple

Layered Patriotic Cupcakes from Conservamom

Flag Rice Krispy Treats from Class Brain

How adorable are these super duper festive and easy to make flag rice krispy treats?? Any little kid (or even big grown up sized kid would go ape for these 4th of July treats!  They are sure to go quick!!

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Fourth of July Chocolate Bark from Sandhya’s Kitchen

Nutella and Peanut Butter Stuffed Ritz from The American Patriette

Star Cookies from Very Best Baking

These star cookies almost look too good to eat…Almost! I love the chocolate chips on top of the strawberries. They are positively sinful….seriously they honestly combine my favorite things into one yummy treat!

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Patriotic White Chocolate Blondie from Berry Maple

Star-Spangled Fruit Infused Water from The View From Great Island

Watermelon Stars from Domestic Fit

Not all desserts need to be complicated our unhealthy!  Use a simple star shaped cookie cutter and some festive fruit…healthy fourth of July dessert your kids will go ga-ga for!

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Red, White and Blue Cheesecake Salad from South Your Mouth

4th of July Blueberry Pie from Betsy Life

American Flag Marshmallow Pops from Two Sisters Crafting

How cute and adorable are these. I love simple dessert ideas like this.  Some marshmallows and red and blue candy melts…easy peasy!

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Berry Oatmeal Smoothie from Veggie Inspired

Berry Tart from Cooking LSL

Red, White and Blue Macarons from Baking a Moment

I love macarons.  They are so light and yet so sweet.  Making them patriotic is even better…such great Fourth of July desserts.  The little stars are just the “icing” on the cake!!!

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Vanilla Vegan Pudding from Veggie Inspired

Red, White and Blue Fudge from Crayons and Cravings

Firecracker Cupcakes from Oh Nuts!

These firecracker cupcakes are to die for!  Simple, yet fun…come on!!!!  These would definitely be a huge favorite 4th of july food idea for the kiddos!

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Red, White and Blue Jello Bites from Chic ‘n Savvy Reviews

Star Spangled Ice Cream Sandwiches from Thrifty Recipes

Patriotic Smoothie from A Mom’s Take

Another fun, yet healthy red, white and blue Fourth of July dessert idea.  This is a great way to serve up healthy treats that are delish and festive!

Red White and Blue Funetti Blondies from Salt and Lavender

Fourth of July Dessert Pizza from The Crafted Sparrow

This is adorable, right!!!  I love dessert pizza.  It’s a remarkably simple treat that is easy to serve and so deliciously perfect.  You HAVE to try this one!

Red, White and Blue Stuffed Strawberries from Spicy Southern Kitchen

These easy stuffed strawberries are an inexpensive red, white and blue dessert option.  Let’s eat all the berries!!!  So cute!

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Fourth of July Flag Pretzels from Sugar Swings

Looking for a little salty with your Fourth of July desserts?  How about incorporating some pretzels into the mix with these fun flag pretzels.  So fun!

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American Flag Cake Pops from Party City

These adorable flag cake pops are easy to make and yummy, yummy!  Arranging them neatly on the place makes a great visual that is easy to eat.  In. Love.

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Coconut Water Berry Popsicles from Back to the Book Nutrition

Still looking for a healthy option?  Coconut water is super awesome for you and adding in fresh fruit…perfection in a popsicle!!!

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Looking for some easy and delicious Fourth of July desserts? How about some 4th of July food ideas? This post is full of easy to make, adorable treats to please the whole family for July 4th.


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