Here are 13 Red, White and Blue Patriotic Desserts you can bring to this summer's backyard barbecue or holiday party! They are extra festive and ideal for serving on Memorial Day, Fourth of July or Labor Day!
Also check out my patrotic red, white and blue drink your guests will LOVE!
What better way to celerate America than to serve patriotic sweets to friends and family?
Below is a round up of the BEST summertime party desserts that are 'red, white and blue', shaped like a flag, star or simple the colors of the American flag!
All recipes are kid friendly and great for serving at any summer holiday this year!
Check out my other quick desserts which take less than 15 minutes to whip up!
Patriotic Desserts For Any Holiday!
Don't you agree that festive recipes just make a party so much more fun? And since RED, WHITE and BLUE scream summer, bring ON the patriotic desserts!
No matter what holiday your celebrating this summer, whether Independence Day, Memorial Day or Labor day, desserts that are red, white and blue are welcome or rather, expected at most parties!
That also gives us reason to make these desserts not just once but THREE times this summer...if you find one you like! 🙂
⭐Need an patriotic appetizer? My Star Spangled Kielbasa Bites or Watermelon Stars are definitely patriotic winners!
Red, White and Blue Desserts
It is often hard to find foods that are red, white or blue. ESPECIALLY the BLUE! So here is a list of food ideas you can use to replace some of the dessert recipes below or help you to create your own fun patriotic desserts!
Red Dessert Ideas
- Pomegranate seeds
- Red Sprinkles
- Swedish Fish
- Red M&M's
White Dessert Ideas
- White Chocolate Chips (mini)
- White Sprinkles
- Whipped Cream
- Angle Food Cake
- Pound Cake (this is more yellowish but it would work)
Blue Dessert Ideas
- Blackberries (they are darker but would work)
- Blue Sprinkles
- Blue Candy Melts
- Blue M&M's
- Blue Pop Rocks
Need a BLUE punch to serve the adults? Check out this spiked blue tropical punch!
Other Patriotic Variations
Some of the quickest ways to add red, white or blue to your desserts are using red, white or blue candy melts! They are chocolate discs that melt very easily so dunking, dipping or drizzling are encouraged! They just make it so easy to turn any dessert into a patriotic treat!
Also, grab some festive sprinkles and you're just a shake away from patriotic desserts!
4th of July Chocolate Dipped Pound Cake Sticks
These adorable cake sticks use just THREE INGREDIENTS! They are made using a store-bought loaf of Entenmann's pound cake. But you can use any pound cake. All you do is cut, dip and sprinkle!
Red, White and Blue Bark
Bark is such an easy dessert to make. This red, white and blue bark is perfect for any summer holiday and is easy to make in advance and transport!
American Flag Cheesecake Biscuit Bombs
This flag dessert is one of a kind and has never been done before! It is made using Pillsbury biscuit dough which bakes in not time. Then the mini biscuits are filled with a cheesecake filling and topped with red, white and blue pie filling. It is delicious, festive and super patriotic!
Patriotic White Chocolate Covered Oreos
Oreos are a favorite dessert for anyone no matter what age! These are beautiful and use a simple mold to form perfect cylinders of chocolatey goodness. Get your kids to help with this one!
Popcorn drizzled with red and blue chocolate would be a fun snack or dessert for any summer party. You can make your own popcorn or purchase a bag from the store to make it super easy!
Red White and Blue Cherry Cheesecake Macarons
Macarons are delicious little bites. Die the batter different colors and you have a patriotic red, white and blue macaron perfect for Memorial Day, Labor Day or 4th of July!
Bomb Pop Cookies
These cookies scream summertime! Plus, they are easier than they look. With just a little food coloring and a fork, you can resemble the firecracker popsicles we all loved growing up! Serve these with my Bomb Pop Drink too!
Red White and Blue Meringues
Meringue cookies are a healthier option in the summertime. These are beautifully festive and simple to prepare. All you'll need is a piping bag to pipe beautiful patriotic swirls.
Red, White and Blue Pinwheel Icebox Cookies
Pinwheel cookies are such a popular cookie in the states. These patriotic pinwheels are simple and adorable.
Red, White and Blue Crinkle Cookies
These Red, White, & Blue Crinkle Cookies will be great for your Memorial Day and 4th of July dessert. They are so simple! We make them with a boxed cake mix, Cool-Whip, and a few other ingredients. And… they are super patriotic.
American Flag Marshmallow Pops
American Flag Marshmallow Pops are delicious patriotic treats that are as easy to eat as they are to make. Fun for a 4th of July or Memorial Day parties.
Red, White and Blue Mini Cakes
These Red, White, and Blue Mini Cakes are perfect for all your patriotic parties and BBQs this summer!
Microwave Vanilla Cream Fudge Bites (Patriotic)
Fudge is the epitome of summer so why not make it festive for any holiday? This fudge is a vanilla cream fudge made in mini molds or using a mini muffin tin. And best part is, all you need is a microwave!
💫But what appetizers are you serving? My Star Spangled Kielbasa Bites would be perfect for the occasion!
Final Dessert Tips
How adorable are these patriotic desserts? By simply adding some food coloring, red, white and blue sprinkles, or just some patriotic colored candies, you can take an average dessert over the top!
Many of these festive desserts can be made to fit any occasion or holiday by changing out the food coloring. The possibilities are endless!
🤩 Also make sure to make these Watermelon Blueberry Stars to continue the STAR theme!
Other summer recipes you might like:
Grilled Pineapple Spears with Jalapeno Honey
73 Shrimp Appetizer Ideas For Your Next Party
EASY Crab Ceviche with Avocado
Hot Crab & Artichoke Dip with Cream Cheese
Panko Fried Butterfly Shrimp (w/ 2 Sauces)
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What fun red, white and blue desserts!! I love that they’re bite sized too!!