Quick and Easy 4th of July Desserts to Impress 

Quick and Easy 4th of July Desserts to Impress 

With the 4th of July just around the corner, you’re probably planning for a patriotic get-together with family and friends. Whether you choose to grill the main course or have everyone bring their favorites, you might want to provide some delicious desserts for your guests. Here are some quick and easy 4th of July desserts your guests will love and talk about for years to come. 

1. American Flag Pie

If you’re feeling creative, you might want to tackle this American Flag Pie recipe. This recipe involves making homemade pie crust to resemble a flat. You’ll want to watch the video demonstration to get it right. 

2. Berry Cobbler

Depending on what’s in season, you can put together this Mixed Berry Cobbler with crumbled streusel topping. Don’t forget the ice cream to serve it a la mode!

3. Fresh Berry Cream Cake

This Fresh Berry Cream Cake includes three layers of fluffy, soft, vanilla sponge cake with mascarpone cream and fresh berries on top. It’s perfect for hot days and summer gatherings. 

4. American Flag Cake Pops

Cake pops have become a popular dessert and snack over the past few years. These American Flag Cake pops are made with a red velvet cake base, coated in white chocolate, and then decorated with patriotic sprinkles. 

5. Lemon Berry Trifle

A trifle is a popular and refreshing dessert on a hot afternoon. This Lemon Berry Trifle includes fresh berries, lemon pound cake, fresh whipped cream, and lemon cheesecake filling. 

6. Simple No-Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

These Simple No-Bake Cheesecake Parfaits are perfect for a 4th of July party because everyone gets their own dessert. They only take about 20 minutes to prepare using just a few simple ingredients. 

7. Firecracker Crispy Marshmallow Pops

These are chocolate-dipped rice crispy treats that are decorated with red, white, and blue sprinkles. You can also add a straw in the middle to make them crispy marshmallow pops, which are less messy to eat. 

8. Classic Strawberry Shortcakes

There’s nothing more American than a good old-fashioned strawberry shortcake. To get the authentic experience, grab a box of Bisquick, some fresh strawberries, and whipped cream. 

9. Red, White, and Blue Jello Squares

Some type of jello dish should be a staple at every holiday gathering. Why not make one of them a dessert? These fun and festive Red, White & Blue Jello Squares are poured layer by layer, but the recipe is still easy to make. 

10. S’More Brownies

For the chocolate lovers in your crew, consider making these rich but delicious S’Mores Brownies. All you need is your favorite brownie mix, mini marshmallows, graham crackers, and some milk chocolate bars. 

11. Icebox Cake

Sometimes, it’s just too darn hot outside to fire up the oven for baking. If you’re looking for a unique no-bake dessert, try this Icebook Cake, which uses whipped cream and chocolate wafers to make a multi-layered cake. 

12. Golden M&M’s Bars

These Golden M&M Bars will be a hit with guests of all ages. They are sort of like blondies but loaded with yummy M&Ms. If you want, you can include just the red and blue candies to make them more patriotic. 

13. July 4th Ice Cream Cake

If you’re looking to impress your guests with your skills, consider this July 4th ice cream cake that has a layer of vanilla ice cream between two layers of fluffy vanilla cake colored red and blue. 

14. Red, White & Blue Sugar Cookie Pie

This simple sugar cookie pie recipe involves dressing up a Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie mix with some other delicious ingredients to create a red, white, and blue pie that is ideal for your gathering.

15. Patriotic Ice Pops

These patriotic ice pops will not only be a crowd favorite, but they are also simple and easy to make. In about 15 minutes, you can whip up this unique dessert that includes vanilla ice cream, raspberry sorbet, and blueberries. 

Get All Your 4th of July Dessert Ingredients at Nick’s of Clinton

When you’re planning the perfect 4th of July event, you need plenty of food and beverages to keep your guests happy. And that includes desserts! You can get the high-quality ingredients you need to make these recipes at Nick’s of Clinton. 

For over 50 years, Nick’s has been proudly serving the local community by delivering a full-service shopping experience. You’ll get one-stop shopping for all of your grocery, deli, meat, and fine wine and spirits needs. Stop in today or give us a call at (301) 843-4825. 

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