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!

Related Recipe Collections:

60+ Patriotic Dessert Recipes For The 4th Of July

 

4th of July Supplies & Kitchen Essentials

 

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). 

Here are some fun RKT recipes:

 

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