Our Favorite Crave-Worthy 4th of July Treats

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Nothing goes with American independence like a delicious spread of red, white, and blue delicacies. Plan your 4th of July party menu with these tasty treats and get ready to celebrate!

Here are some of our favorite flavors to share your patriotic spirit.

No Bake Cheesecake Cups

no bake cheesecake cups with fruit
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These no-bake cheesecake waffle bowls perfectly combine sweet, crunchy, and fresh. Top with your favorite red and blueberries for a festive dessert.

Red, White, and Blue Cherries

patriotic cherries
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Red, white, and blue cherries are a quick and easy food craft looks as good as they taste! Make a boozy version by soaking the cherries in vodka the night before dipping.

Patriotic Rice Krispie Treats

Patriotic Rice Krispie Treats with Sprinkles
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It’s not a party without Rice Krispie Treats, and this 4th of July version knocks it out of the park. Make a batch to bring with you and enjoy while watching the fireworks.

American Flag Fruit Tray

Flag snack tray
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If you need a last-minute July 4th snack, this American flag fruit tray will be your best friend. You just need a few minutes and a knife to pull this cute idea together.

patriotic gnome cookie cups for fourth of July
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We believe in gnomes for every holiday, and who could forget our nation’s independence? July 4th gnome cookie cups will be the hit of the cookout!

4th of July Cupcakes

poke cake cupcake with a bite missing
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4th of July cupcakes are yummy and colorful inside and out. Top with your favorite frosting and sprinkles and let the kids dig in.

Firecracker Marshmallow Pops

fire cracker marshmallow pops laying on a cutting board
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Firecracker marshmallow pops are another great little treat to make for small hands to enjoy. They’d look adorable in a jar as a centerpiece too!

Patriotic Brownie Cookies

patriotic brownie cookies with red white and blue candies
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If there’s one thing I know, it’s that brownies are never a bad idea. Especially when they are made into cookies with red, white, and blue candies! Click to grab the recipe for these patriotic brownie cookies.

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Strawberry cheesecake with pretzels on a plate is a delicious dessert combining the flavors of strawberries and pretzels.
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Strawberry pretzel salad has been a summertime staple since my childhood. It seems odd when you list the ingredients, but together, they work so well you’ll wonder where this dessert has been all your life.

July 4th Cake Balls

4th of July Cake Balls
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These 4th of July cake balls are kind of like little surprise treasures. Guests will think the sprinkles are the only color until taking a bite that’s as delicious as it is fun!

Want even more? Be sure to check out all our patriotic recipes on Just is a Four Letter Word.


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About Andrea Updyke

Andrea Updyke is a married mom of two boys living in Raleigh, NC. She is a published author and blogger of more than 18 years and loves to celebrate the little things that make life awesome.

Whether she's sharing tasty recipes, traveling or hanging with the family, Andrea's goal is to help make your days a little easier and a lot more fun! Email inquiries to andreaupdyke@gmail.com.

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