4 Red, White, & Blue Desserts for This 4th of July

4 Red, White, & Blue Desserts for This 4th of July

Celebrate your Fourth of July with some of these delicious festive recipes to share with your friends and family. Rain or shine, everyone needs to eat! Make your food fun and try out these foods that are all red, white, and blue!

No-Bake Cheesecake Flag CakeCheese cake

Don’t even think about turning on your oven. No one needs that extra heat in July! This no-bake cheesecake will make your taste-buds thank you and its explosive flavor brings the party to your mouth.

Here’s what you need:

Crust

1 ½  cups smashed graham cracker crumbs

 

  • ¼ cup sugar

 

  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder

 

  • 6 tablespoons melted butter

 

  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest

 

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

 

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

 

  • 1/3 cup sugar

 

  • 1 ¼ cups heavy whipping cream

 

Filling

  • 1 cup cream cheese

 

  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese

 

  • 20 fresh strawberries, cut in halves

 

  • 24 blueberries

 

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Brownie & Fruit KebabsBrownie Kebab

Who doesn’t love brownies? And marshmallows? And fruit? Combine all three with this creative and super tasty quick treat!

Here’s what you need:

  • 9X13 inch pan of brownies of your choice (cooled and cut into small squares)

 

  • 1 pint of blueberries

 

  • 1 pints strawberries

 

  • Marshmallows

 

  • Hot fudge (if you choose)

 

  • Wooden skewers

 

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Homemade Red, White, & Blue Rock CandyRock candy

Set the tone with these cool looking rock candy suckers that are easy to make at home! Fun to make with the kids and even more fun to eat. Here’s what you need:

  • 6 cups extra fine granulated sugar

 

  • 2 cups water

 

  • Red & Blue food coloring

 

  • 1 dozen wooden skewers

 

  • ¼ cup granulated sugar

 

  • 1 foam block

 

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Patriotic Cake Rollcake roll

Your guests will love this creative cake roll that has an awesome visual appearance on top of its mouthwatering taste. Try out this recipe to go over the top with your Fourth of July party and be the most festive host on the block!

What you’ll need:

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

 

  • 1 ? cup flour

 

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

 

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

 

  • ½ teaspoon salt

 

  • 1 ¼ cups granulated sugar

 

  • ½ cup milk

 

  • 3 large eggs

 

  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

 

  • 1 teaspoon royal blue gel food coloring

 

  • 1 teaspoon red gel food coloring

 

  • Confectioner’s sugar, for dusting

Frosting:

  • 3 sticks unsalted butter (room temp)

 

  • Pinch of salt

 

  • 3 cups marshmallow cream

 

  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar

 

  • ¼ cup milk

 

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