30 Festive 4th of July Desserts For A Party

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Celebrate Independence Day with these festive Fourth of July dessert recipes! From red, white, and blue cakes to delicious popsicles, these 4th of July desserts are charming and tasty and offer a wide variety to cater to everyone’s taste. They’re perfect for a celebration!

More than 30 festive 4th of July dessert recipes for a party.

If you’re hosting a 4th of July party or chilling by the pool with spiked Jello shots, you’ll want something sweet to enjoy. The fresh summer berries and the red, white, and blue colors make the 4th of July desserts memorable and incredibly delicious! These patriotic desserts are the perfect way to celebrate. 

Scroll through to discover a variety of my favorite 4th of July recipes, including the convenience of no-bake 4th of July desserts! These recipes are designed to be easy to follow, ensuring everyone can enjoy making and celebrating with them. 

Pair any of these fun desserts with one of our summer cocktail recipes for a fun party! These recipes are perfect for all summer holidays, like Memorial Day.

Mini cupcakes in the shape the American flag for the 4th of july.

American Flag Cupcake Flag

Celebrate the 4th of July with this adorable and charming American flag cupcake cake! I used chocolate and vanilla mini cupcakes to create stars and stripes. It’s an easy patriotic dessert that all your guests will adore and can eat with pride.

4th of July rice Krispie Treats with red and blue flowers.

4th of July Rice Krispie Treats

These 4th of July Rice Krispie Treats will surely please everyone in your family. They’re easy to make, and you don’t have to refrigerate them. Plus, I don’t use any artificial dye, and they stay fresh for several days so that you can enjoy them all week.

Red white and blue trifle with strawberries and whipped cream for the 4th of July.

Red White and Blue Trifles

Super easy red, white, and blue trifles are perfect for the 4th! Made with angel food cake and blue whipped cream. This simple dessert is always a hit. Add fresh blueberries for freshness.

Bomb Pops Popsicles are striped red, white, and blue.

Homemade Bomb Pop Popsicles

This is a delicious recipe for a classic, childhood favorite bomb pops popsicles! Made with whole ingredients, they’re creamy, colorful, and flavorful! These popsicles are perfect for celebrating the 4th of July and are a great summer treat.

A buttery pound cake served with fresh blueberries and strawberries with whipped cream.

Classic Buttery Pound Cake

A classic pound cake topped with whipped cream, blueberries, and fresh strawberries is an excellent option for a summer BBQ. 

4th of July, red white and blue cake with a star sparkler lit and flowers.

4th of July Cake

This gorgeous 4th of July Cake is a delicious, layered funfetti cake—a real show-stopper! It’s based on the incredible Momofuku Milk’s Bar cake, with a few twists!

Cherry cupcakes with cherries, sprinkles on marble table.

Decadent Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

Decadent chocolate cherry cupcakes are baked with delicious Maraschino Cherries inside the cupcake! Add red, white, and blue sprinkles to make these perfect for the 4th of July!

Zabaglione with red and blue berries.


This delicious traditional Italian dessert, Zabaglione, is simple to make and somewhat healthier than your average dessert! 

Blood orange cheese cake on a marble table.

Blood Orange Cheesecake

This blood-orange cheesecake is as delicious as it is beautiful. Blood oranges add a lovely sweet/tart flavor and a vibrant color to this fabulous cheesecake!

Scoops of strawberry sorbet in a white bowl with elderflower sprinkled over the top.

Strawberry Sorbet with Elderflower

Strawberry sorbet is one of the most refreshing and easy treats using simple ingredients. I created this strawberry sorbet recipe for California Strawberries, and it’s delicious and perfect for the 4th of July!

Mini pies with sliced strawberries for the 4th of July.

Mini Strawberry Mascarpone Pies

I adore these mini strawberry mascarpone pies! Made with a homemade graham cracker crust (so easy!), mascarpone cheese, and juicy strawberries, they are gorgeous and delicious! Who doesn’t love strawberries and cheese?!

Blueberry popsicles on a marble table.

Roasted Blueberry Crème fraîche Popsicles

My roasted blueberry crème fraîche popsicles are made with Crème fraîche, which makes them creamy and full of flavor!

Watermelon popsicles shaped like watermelons.

Watermelon Tequila Popsicles

One of my favorite Fourth of July dessert recipes is serving popsicles! They’re refreshing, like these watermelon popsicles with tequila! Boozy pops are fresh and full of flavor, and they’re shaped like watermelons! 

Blackberry cobbler crumble on a marble table for a fourth of July dessert.

Blackberry Cobbler Crumble

This is an easy blackberry cobbler crumble recipe mixed with a traditional crumble. It’s not too sweet, straightforward to make, and perfect for a summer evening dessert. Serve with caramel sauce and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. 

4th of July desserts Chocolate cake with whipped cream and sliced strawberries in mini trifle dishes.

Mini Strawberry Trifles

These mini chocolate strawberry trifles are one of the most delicious desserts! They’re chocolate cake cut into cubes, then topped with whipped cream and freshly sliced strawberries. They’re easy to assemble and would be beautiful for the 4th of July!

Frozen strawberry lemonade fourth of July desserts.

Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

One of my favorite desserts to serve for the 4th of July is frozen strawberry lemonade. It’s easy to make, refreshing, and full of flavor. 

Stack of homemade cherry pie bars made with a crumble top and canned cherries.

Cherry Pie Bars

These cherry pie bars are fun to make and full of cherry flavor! They’re great for a 4th of July celebration.

Fresh watermelon popsicles made with fresh juice.

Watermelon Popsicles

These fresh fruit popsicles are made with fresh watermelon juice! They’re great for a hot summer day and perfect for the 4th.

No-Bake Fourth of July Desserts

Several recipes above are no-bake recipes, but here are more options for easy all-American desserts!

I hope you make some of these desserts for your Fourth of July celebration! Please let me know if you make any of these desserts by leaving a comment and review below.

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4th of July Dessert – Frozen Lemonade

This is an easy 4th of July dessert recipe that's perfect for everyone!
4.80 from 5 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 Cups
Calories: 102kcal
Author: Eden


  • 1 1/2 cup lemonade
  • 10 strawberries
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 2 cups ice


  • Add the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.


Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 54mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg
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3 thoughts on “30 Festive 4th of July Desserts For A Party”

  1. 5 stars
    My favorite to make were the homemade bomb popsicles because visually they were also so pretty and a hit. However, the tequila watermelon popsicles were pretty tasty for the adults! Can’t wait to try the others!

  2. 5 stars
    These desserts all look amazing and so delicious. My hubby and kids are going to love helping with these. Excited to make our Fourth of July very festive with these treats!


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