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If you’re looking for the perfect 4th of July dessert recipe, look no further. This list of patriotic desserts is perfect for the 4th!

There’s a little something for everyone on this list, from cake to cookies to pie and more. Just don’t forget the red, white, and blue sprinkles!

4th of July desserts are fun to serve at any party and will make celebrating America a little more sweet. Fireworks cookies, cake, and bars can be served with layer cake, bundt cake, and ice cream sandwiches! Kids and adults will feel the patriotism when they see your 4th of July dessert table.


slice of fireworks cake on a white plate with a fork

Fireworks Layer Cake is a showstopper, with red velvet and confetti cake and tons of sprinkles.

Slice of Fireworks Bundt cake on a white plate with a fork

Fireworks Bundt Cake starts with a cake mix so makes it easy!

Fireworks Sugar Cookie Cake with one slice cut out

Fireworks Sugar Cookie Cake is a fun cookie cake for a holiday!

Plate full of Fireworks pudding cookies

Fireworks Pudding Cookies combine my favorite pudding cookie recipe with 4th of July!

Fireworks Cupcake sitting on a cupcake wrapper and cut so you can see the middle

Fireworks Cupcakes are full of sprinkles!

Flag Cake in a glass baking dish

This Flag Cake has sprinkles and is topped with fruit to look like a flag!

Fireworks Blondies stack

Fireworks Blondies are my favorite blondie recipe mixed with sprinkles!

close up of red white and blue cupcake top

A fun way to decorate cupcakes for the holiday: Red White and Blue Cupcake Tops!

Plate of Swirl Cookies

Our favorite cookies of all time are these Patriotic Swirl Cookies!

Glass Bowl of Berry Trifle

This Berry Trifle is NO BAKE!

Flag dip with pretzels on a white serving dish

The peanut butter dip is the best when it’s Flag Dip!

Stack of Peanut Butter Sprinkle Cookies on parchment paper

Sprinkle cookies are the best when they’re Peanut Butter Sprinkle Cookies!

Red Velvet Fruit Pizza on a Pizza tray

Red Velvet Fruit Pizza is fun decorated with red and blue berries!

Patriotic Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bark on a white plate

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bark is good all year but fun to dress up with 4th of July sprinkles!

Patriotic Cake Roll with one slice laying on its side on a white platter

What cake roll is better for the 4th of July than a Patriotic Cake Roll?

Patriotic Apple Cobbler in a glass pie dish with plates and forks behind  and some rolls. with writing

Apple Cobbler is a must for the 4th of July!

Ice Cream Sandwiches in a white bowl

Watching your weight? Make Skinny Ice Cream Sandwiches!

Last Updated on May 12, 2020

Dorothy Kern

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