With Father’s Day being over, I can now proceed to 4th of July. For me as a blogger, the 4th of July is usually an odd one out since it takes place in the summer while other major holidays fall around during the fall, winter, and early spring. As far as Americans are concerned, the 4th of July is denotes the day in 1776 when the United States (then 13 colonies) officially severed ties with Great Britain during the American Revolution. However, the Brits might beg to differ on this account since the US was still a British possession as far as they’re concerned. Anyway, last year I did a treat post on 4th of July along with a series of Declaration of Independence signers and it was a measurable success. So I decided to do another one for the occasion mostly because the treat posts tend to be so popular for other holidays, too. Thus, expect a lot of treats to be in the red, white, and blue because they are the colors of the American flag. I’ll also have other ones coming up which are related to crafts and so forth. So we hold ourselves to be self-evident that all men are created equal and I want you to enjoy these patriotic 4th of July treats for your star spangled reading pleasure.
- There’s no better way for a cake lover to show patriotic pride than with a mini cupcake American flag.
Notice how the sprinkles stand in for stars. Wonder how long it took to decorate this.
2. Nothing makes better 4th of July candy than patriotic gumdrop stars.
I’m not a fan of gumdrops. But since these are red, white, and blue stars, they go on this post.
3. Any American kid will certainly love these edible firework treats.
Includes Rice Krispie treats with marshmallows on them. Well, marshmallows with red icing on them anyway.
4. Snap, crackle, and pop this 4th of July with this Rice Krispie treat American flag.
Covered with blue and red M&Ms for a more patriotic measure. What more is there about this to love?
5. For more healthy patriotic options, these flag fruit kabobs are just the American ticket.
Yes, I put some flag fruit kabobs on my last 4th of July treat post. But these have raspberries and cheese.
6. It’s not a 4th of July trifle without some cake stars and whipped cream.
Well, I’ve had trifles in my last 4th of July treat post last year. But not with stars inside like in this one.
7. There’s no dessert better for a patriotic basket than these cookies.
Includes a flag, a flag star, hotdog, hamburger, fireworks, and Uncle Sam. In all, it’s an all-American dessert platter.
8. For sweet treats on the 4th, these lollipops got you covered.
I thought these were popsicles at first. But then I realize they were probably lollipops for cocktails and such.
9. There’s no better way to celebrate the 4th of July than with these star spangled cake pops.
Always have to have some cake pops on these posts. Yet, at least one in this set is of an American flag.
10. This red, white, and blue cheesecake will make a fine addition to any American 4th of July dessert platter.
Sure it only has one star. But come on, the star design is very hard to convert on a flag cake like this.
11. For Rice Krispie star spangled platter, this bowl with treats is at your service.
The bowl contains red, white, and blue in it and so do some of the treats. Also has red, white, and blue Rice Krispie stars.
12. Each of these American flag cups contains something fruity.
Well, something with a strawberry slice or a few blueberries. Still, this is quite creative to say the least.
13. For extra 4th of July fun, kids will surely enjoy these patriotic pinwheel cookies.
Each of these contain red, white, and blue on a stick. But please, don’t try to blow on them. They are for eating.
14. For frozen 4th of July treats, these ice cream sandwiches will do just fine.
These are just ice cream sandwiches with red, white, and blue sprinkles. Not that hard to do if you buy the ice cream sandwiches from a store.
15. Have your 4th of July dessert platter squared away with these red, white, and blue jello squares.
Wonder how they managed to get layers on these. Because I know how liquids tend to mix in with one another.
16. If jello treats on your thing, how about a jello dish with a fruity design?
This one has an icing design with blueberries and strawberries. It’s of a 7 pointed star as far as I know. Yet, it also has red, white, and blue layers, too.
17. If you want to celebrate America’s birthday the healthy way, this star spangled fruit salad is for you.
Notice how the scheme is red, white, and blue. Because you can easily pull that off with fruits thanks to blueberries.
18. Grace your patriotic 4th of July dessert platter with this fruit pie.
This is one of the many items I wanted to put in last year but couldn’t. Yet, I’m sure it’s a great star spangled addition to your platter. And is healthy, too.
19. For a real patriotic kick, try some 4th of July fudge squares.
Well, these are tie dyed fudge squares. But they’re red, white, and blue as well as all American just the same.
20. For a star-spangled lunch or appetizer, these star sandwiches are just the thing.
However, they are best used with white bread since it goes well with the red, white, and blue scheme. These ones also have peanut butter and jelly in them, too.
21. For some Latin and colonial fare, this Betsy Ross dish gives you stripes with salsa.
Nevertheless, contrary to popular belief, Betsy Ross didn’t design the first American flag. That story was made up by her grandchildren. But I think this treat is quite creative if you ask me.
22. No star spangled treat platter is complete without some patriotic pretzels.
This set is red, white, and blue with stars on them. What more can you want. Stars may not be edible though.
23. Show your love for America with these American flag heart cookies.
I’m sure these heart cookies are professionally made due to the star detail. But I’m sure they’re a fine addition to any American 4th of July dessert platter.
24. A trifle like this has the best star spangled banner display on top.
And it doesn’t hurt that the flag is made from strawberries and blue berries. I’m sure that helps tremendously. Another one I wanted to add last year but couldn’t.
25. There’s no fancier patriotic treat this 4th than these patriotic mini parfaits.
These look like small dessert firecrackers. But they’re small parfaits with a patriotic punch.
26. Red and blue jello stars always go great with 4th of July dessert platters.
Sure they may only be in red and blue. But at least you can put one in another on a dish.
27. For large star tarts, white icing and fruit go hand in hand.
This one contains raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries. Yet, it looks great just the same.
28. A sheet cake flag is always shows patriotic pride when you add some fruit.
Yes, I had one in my 4th of July treat post last year. But this one has raspberry stripes and icing stars on it. So it’s different.
29. For patriotic pancake breakfasts, add some red, white, and blue syrup.
Wonder how you can get that from a store. But it sure gives a syrupy firework burst if you ask me.
30. These cake fireworks push pops certainly have a rocket’s red glare.
These have red and blue cake layers wit h icing as well as shooting star cookies on the top. I’m sure any American kid will like these.
31. These macarons are made with 100% red, white, and blue glory.
Well, they have red and blue sandwiches with white icing. But they’re probably just as sickeningly sweet as macarons are.
32. These jello sundaes are certainly a patriotic summer treat.
Well, these have small jello squares with icing or ice cream. Either way, like the yellow stars on them.
33. You can’t have a 4th of July party without these red, white, and blue Oreos.
Also great for Bastille Day if your French. However, not sure if French people would prefer the light blue though.
34. A 4th of July bundt should be red, white, and blue through and through.
As you see from the slice cross section. Not like the flag one last year. But still has the same colors.
35. For easy firecracker treats, you might want to stick with marshmallows.
These use marshmallow for the white. And they’re decorated with red and blue detail as desired.
36. No star spangled appetizer platter is complete without a patriotic fruit tray.
Even has some stars in the dip. Includes marshmallows,strawberries, and blueberries.
37. A 4th of July gingerbread house is always decorated in red, white, and blue candy.
And they say that the blue roof is quite minty. Yet, the window candies still have wrappers.
38. For more refined patriotic treats, this cheescake tart is just the ticket.
And it seems like it came straight from a recipe book or magazine. Remember that the berries go on top by the way.
39. For a more patriotic chocolaty taste, go with these star brownies.
These have a white drizzle with red, white, and blue drizzle. Also look quite delicious, at least to me.
40. Nothing makes a dessert star spangled banner better than some cookie stars.
Well, sugar cookie stars anyway. I’m sure these are professionally made or made by someone with too much time on their hands.
41. For a great star spangled snack, try these patriotic pretzel sticks.
They have stars on top and stripes on the bottom. What more can you want?
42. For summer fun and American pride, these cookies will make a great addition to any 4th of July dessert platter.
After all, the 4th of July is a summer holiday. And these were certainly made to reflect red, white, and blue glory, too.
43. Cupcakes like these will make your American heart melt with pride.
It helps that some of these even have Captain America shields on them too. Probably professionally made though.
44. Nothing evokes more patriotic pride than this red, white, and blue gingerbread house.
Yes, this is another 4th of July gingerbread house. But this one uses more candy and I couldn’t pass it up.
45. No appetizer captures the spirit of America than red, white, and blue deviled eggs.
Sure I had deviled eggs on last year’s post. But these are of a different configuration entirely. See for yourself.
46. For something unconventionally sweeter for your 4th of July party, these meringue cookies will do nicely.
However, they tend to resemble red, white, and blue garlic cloves to me. But that’s beside the point.
47. Sometimes a great flag sheet cake can be made with both fruit and icing.
Well, we kind of established that. But this takes it to a whole new level. Love the blue part the best.
48. For patriotic pizza lovers, this is a cheese fan’s delight.
Because it’s a flag cheese pizza with mozzarella stick stripes and cheddar stars. And I’m sure it’s quite tasty.
49. For your dessert platter on 4th of July, these flag cookies will sure make a tasty addition.
Didn’t have flag cookies in my 4th of July treat post from last year. But these are kind of cute.
50. This sheet flag cake would make a wonderful star spangled dessert platter centerpiece.
Unlike some sheet cakes on this post, this one is all icing. And it has all the 50 stars, too. Definitely came from a bakery.
51. As far as your guests are concerned, these 4th of July cookies will go off with a bang.
Sure they may be professionally made. But a lot of these tend to consist of fireworks and their sounds.
52. These red, white, and blue donuts are great for any patriotic 4th of July brunch.
Sure they may not be good for you. But they seem quite easy to decorate and someone will find them tasty.
53. For 4th of July candy, these chocolate bars always come with the flag.
Well, the flag is inside. These may be promoted as wedding favors. But I’m just putting them in for parties as well.
54. This fruit pizza surely takes a great stars and stripes shape.
And it doesn’t hurt that it resembles Captain America’s shield. Consists of raspberries at stripes and blueberries at the center star.
55. This Hershey’s firework cake is a chocolate and fruit lover’s delight.
I think this came from Hershey. But it sure has lovely decorations on it. Love the chocolate the best.
56. 4th of July jello shots are always healthier with fruit in them.
But note that they may contain alcohol that’s not legal for those 21 and under. Consult the host before you or your kids consume.
57. I’m sure there could be no more American cake with stars and stripes like this one.
Yes, this is an American flag star cake. And it has sections with stars and stripes. Looks pretty cool.
58. These jello stars come with their own red, white and blue layers.
Yes, I had red, white, and blue jello stars on here before. But these are made much differently than the ones I showed previously. So they go on the post.
59. Nothing graces a 4th of July dessert platter than this fruit star cake at the center.
Yet, another 4th of July treat I wanted to put in last year’s post but couldn’t, Still, love the sparklers on it.
60. For July 4th, this star spangled sheet cake will certainly wow your American guests with pride.
Yes, I know I showed a sheet cake like this before. But this one is in a different shade of blue and its stripes go over the edge. Besides, I think it’s better made.
61. For your 4th of July BBQ, this hotdog tray will sure delight your guests.
This even comes with some star chips for good measure. What American couldn’t love that?
62. An American flag cake like this should have an Old Glory center.
With its exterior coated in chocolate icing and M&Ms. Not sure if the interior looks doable though.
63. These patriotic pancakes can be part of any star spangled breakfast.
Just be sure to add blueberries for the extra red, white, and blue touch. Not sure about the red pancakes though.
64. Nothing makes a more American 4th of July than this American flag cake roll.
Wanted to put this one on last year’s 4th of July treat post, too. But I do like the stripes and stars on this.
65. Sometimes the best American flag cookies don’t come with icing at all.
Because these flag cookies use food coloring and are assembled before they’re baked. Seem pretty easy to make at any rate.
66. A fruit pizza cake like this is said to be berry patriotic.
Yes, I know I put one on my post last year. But this one has blackberries instead of blueberries though.
67. Show your guests American pride with this 4th of July snack mix.
Well, it’s called “Patriotic Snack Mix” at any rate. I’m sure it just takes Chex mix and adding things edible that are red, white, and blue.
68. For a quality 4th of July dessert platter, this blueberry pie has bright stars.
Sure it may not have the stripes. But I think any full blooded American would certainly like it.
69. This American flag fruit pizza will have 4th of July party guests coming back for more.
Yet, another American flag fruit pizza. But this one has strawberries, blueberries, and banana. So it’s much healthier than the other one I showed.
70. This American flag cake has stars and stripes all around.
It also has decorations to resemble fireworks. Definitely professionally made by the way.
71. Any American patriot is bound to enjoy this red, white, and blue chevron cookie cake.
And here it is in a pan. Red, white, and blue as well as covered in M&Ms.
72. These American flag cupcakes are full of patriotic goodness.
Yes, these are cupcakes of the stars and stripes itself. And I certainly couldn’t do a better job decorating them then the bakery responsible.
73. These flag cupcakes will make you want to wave Old Glory.
These also have blueberries and fruit roll ups for decorations. Quite clever if you ask me.
74. These pinwheel cupcakes are certainly a 4th of July dessert to behold.
And I’m positive these came straight out of a bakery. But I love the pinwheels on them.
75. These red, white, and blue fruit stars will be a real 4th of July delight.
After all, they’re probably healthy and have an ingenious design. These are kind of neat to look at, too.
76. Cookies like these have quite star spangled stars.
Sure these star flag cookies are professionally made. But I like them just the same because of the lovely design.
77. There is a no better American treat for the 4th of July than American flag pretzel squares.
They may look easy because they require few ingredients. But they require a fine eye for detail though.
78. No 4th of July lunch can be complete without some patriotic pasta.
And yes, it includes red, white, and blue pasta with alfredo sauce. But I’m sure any patriotic child will love it.
79. Nothing shows American patriotism than strawberries in the stars and stripes.
And here they are. Sure they may look easy. But they’re probably a lot harder to decorate than they initially seem.
80. Old Uncle Sam lends his hat to this cake.
And what an amazing cake it is. Like how it has 3 stars at the bottom.