Patriotic Dessert Recipes for the 4th of July

This collection of 60+ Patriotic Dessert Recipes for the 4th of July has something on it for everyone: cookies, cupcakes, pies, and more. Look no further if you're needing a little inspiration for the perfect Red, White, and Blue treat to bring to your celebration this year!

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60+ Patriotic Dessert Recipes For The 4th Of July

 

4th of July Supplies & Kitchen Essentials

Two-tone Cheeseboard And Cutting Block

Two-Tone Cheeseboard and Cutting Block

4th Of July Cake Toppers

4th of July Cake Toppers

Red Ceramic Pie Dish (set Of 2)

Red Ceramic Pie Dish (set of 2)

Grease Proof Red Striped Cupcake Liners

Grease Proof Red Striped Cupcake Liners

4th Of July Sprinkles

4th of July Sprinkles

Star Cookie Cutter Set

Star Cookie Cutter Set

 

FAQs: BBQ & Potluck Desserts

What's the best dessert to bring to a BBQ?

60+ Patriotic Dessert Recipes For The 4th Of July

When I'm heading to a BBQ or any type of potluck, Rice Krispie Treats are almost always my go-to recipe. They're quick and easy to whip up, the ingredients aren't expensive, and you can easily make a really big batch to feed a lot of people– and everyone likes them!

Plus, if you stick to my Perfect Rice Krispie Treats recipe, they are generally safe to to eat for a wide range of food sensitivities and allergies (replace the butter with coconut oil or any kind of nut butter to make them dairy free). 

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What's a great last minute dessert for a BBQ or potluck?

60+ Patriotic Dessert Recipes For The 4th Of July

Lucky for you, last minute is my specialty! I've already covered rice krispie treats, so here are a few more dessert recipes that are fabulous if you are in a pinch for time:

What should a guest bring to a BBQ?

60+ Patriotic Dessert Recipes For The 4th Of July

If the host hasn't asked you to bring something specific, but you feel uncomfortable arriving empty-handed, try one of these Desserts & Sides ideas:

Patriotic Dessert Recipes for the 4th of July