The 4th of July is one week away and I know that this upcoming weekend will be filled to the brim with cookouts, parties, festivals and just a whole lot of fun and merriment! Whether you are heading out to someplace else or having friends and family over to celebrate this great nation you’ll want to serve up some delicious sweet treats. Today, I am sharing with you what I think are 10 spectacular 4th of July sweet treats from the blog!
These cupcakes are delicious and packed with all the summer flavor that fresh, organic strawberries can pack! The frosting is unbelievably light and creamy!
This cake is packed with fresh summer flavor and the addition of the ricotta cheese makes for a unique and very moist cake.
These cupcakes will bring out the kid in anyone! The bright sprinkles make the cake colorful and look like a colorful explosion. The flour frosting is different and perfect for people who aren’t fans of regular buttercream but don’t want to worry about a whipped cream frosting in the summer heat. The secret ingredient filling in the cupcakes really makes them POP!
Think Rice Krispie Treats made out of Oreos instead of cereal and you have these delicious bars! They are so simple to make and can be jazzed up with red, white and blue candies and sprinkles for the perfect Americana vibe!
Since the 4th of July is a way to celebrate America’s birthday these Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches are the perfect treat to help honor America and keep cool in the hot sun!
This is perfect for a last-minute, throw together dessert. You can make it with cherry, blueberry, strawberry or the always American classic apple pie filling. It comes together in minutes and paired with cool creamy ice cream it’s a delicious, classic dessert.
S’mores are a summer, campfire, cookout staple during the summer. These S’mores Truffle Bars are a grownup take on the classic kid’s treat.
If you grew up in the Chicago area in mid to late 1900’s then you know and love these simple butter cookies. With only four ingredients these cookies come together in a snap and are delicious!
This no bake pie is packed with delicious strawberry flavor and since it’s a crème pie it is much lighter in taste than a traditional fruit pie. Added bonus, this can easily be made ahead so dessert is one less thing you have to worry about on the day of your cookout or party.
This delicious dessert is a cross between a slab pie and almond brownies. The pairing of cherries and almond flavor make for a delicious dessert that’s more than able to feed a crowd!
What sweet treats are you cooking up for the 4th of July?