Fun & Festive 4th of July Desserts

Add some red, white and blue desserts to your Independence Day party, picnic or cookout with these awesome bake (and no-bake!) recipes.  We've got 8 fun & festive  ideas to get you started.

This no-bake idea is an easy way to take a classic cool summer treat and give it a fun patriotic twist.

Dipped Ice Cream Cones

Elevate a simple bundt cake by tinting the batter, adding a sweet tricolor candy drizzle, and topping with some red, white & blue sprinkles.

4th of July Fluted Tube Cake

Who doesn’t love salty and sweet? Mini marshmallows, colored candy drizzles and plain popcorn combine for a flavor profile that’s better than fireworks.

Firecracker Red, White and Blue Popcorn

You can't go wrong with a batch of red, white & blue cupcakes! If you want to make them extra fancy add some edible glitter stars!

Red, White and Blue Swirled Cupcakes

These cookies iced in blue and white royal icing make are a more little more subdued than our other ideas, but still plenty tasty!

Seaside Royal Icing Cookies

Celebrate America’s birthday with a cake that uses red, white and blue shells to mimic the shape of fireworks bursting in air. And it'd look great topped with sparkling candles!

Inspired Independence Cake

Layers of angel food cake, whipped icing and sweet-yet-tart seasonal fresh berries including, raspberries, blueberries & strawberries, come together for a single-serving version of a classic summer sweet.

Summer Berry Mini Trifles

The perfect project to take on with young helpers, these 8 cupcakes are all decorated in the same 3 colors and use only one kind of tip. That’s the kind of summer math we’re okay with.

Patriotic Cupcakes

Thanks for checking out these recipe ideas! Head over to the Wilton Blog for even MORE inspiration!