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Patriotic Dessert Roundup (Take 1)

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4th of July dessert recipes

Looking for some patriotic treats to serve up this weekend? Check out these colorful, berry-licious ideas from ’round the web!

Pictured at top: fresh & healthy Red, White, and Blue Parfaits, Berry-Lemon Napolean featuring lucious lemon filling & flaky pastry, and Cinnamon Candied Apples displayed on tray of blueberries – all from

4th of July dessert recipes

Pictured above {clockwise from upper left}: Lemon-Berry Shortcake, Red Velvet Cake with Raspberries & Blueberries, Meyer Lemon Semifreddo (all from Epicurious), and creative Patriotic Cookie Pizza from Pillsbury.

4th of July dessert recipes

Pictured above: Make a statement with this fun Flag Cake from the Barefoot Contessa (via Food Network). There’s an instructional video for this cake too!

Stay tuned for more 4th of July recipe roundups this week!

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9 responses to “Patriotic Dessert Roundup (Take 1)”

  1. Laura says:

    Love these ideas! Thanks for sharing! I made some mini caramel apple pops a while back and they are so much fun!

  2. Katherine says:

    Looking forward to trying one of these – great idea to make red velvet cake!

  3. Julianne says:

    Those deserts look tasty!

  4. The candied apple is such a good idea! I just knew I could count on HWTM for great ideas for 4th of July!

  5. SoBella Creations says:

    The desserts look Yummy!

  6. Tekesia says:

    They all look so delicious!!!!

  7. Katherine says:

    Ok I made the patriotic cookie pizza and it was a HUGE hit – it was gone in minutes!! Thanks for posting!!

  8. Davids says:

    I’ll tell you that Red, White, and Blue Parfaits, Berry-Lemon Napolean look absolutely delicious!

  9. Lisa Herring says:

    This is awesome! I can't wait to try and make this myself. I have recently chronicled my misadventures with baking here: I would love for you to check it out! Its more like The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly-cupcake edition! Thanks again for sharing.