Celebrate the 4th of July with one of these patriotic red, white, and blue desserts. They’re all easy to make and we’ve included everything from fruit pies to ice cream to satisfy everyone at your gathering.
Red, White, and Blue Tart
This red, white, and blue tart is an easy dessert made with a graham cracker crust, cheesecake filling, and a berry topping. It's a perfect 4th of July dessert.Recipe
These red wine cherry cheesecake bars are made with a graham cracker crust, cheesecake filling, and boozy cherry swirl. Sorta like your fave diner dessert but with a little sass and sophistication tossed in for good measure. You’re welcome.Recipe
This raspberry crostata is made with fresh raspberries and an easy peasy pie crust that’s folded over the fruit. Simple, rustic, and fast. The perfect dessert when it’s just the two of you.Recipe
This homemade blueberry ice cream, made with antioxidant-rich blueberries, cream, milk, and sugar, is a great spring and summer dessert. Lemon juice and zest, plus optional honey liqueur, balance the flavor.Recipe
This easy granita is like a perfect gin and tonic, in the form of a frozen dessert.Recipe
Australia's favorite dessert was named after ballerina Anna Pavlova by a chef who wanted to create something “as light and ethereal as the dancer herself.” He achieved it with this meringue crust topped with whipped cream and an assortment of fresh berries.Recipe
For some people—er, me—apple pie is a favorite. For others, it’s unquestionably cherry that rocks their world. I get asked every weekend at the Pitchfork Pie Stand if I have cherry pie. My response is a quick one: “Who’s going to pit all those cherries?!” But cherry pie is bred deeply in the American DNA, and for that, and its bright and cheery appearance, there is a place for it when offering gifts of healing to others.Recipe
This easy blueberry custard pie combines a creamy, custardy filling with ripe, juicy blueberries. The sweet filling is baked in a pie crust and you can even swap in a store-bought one if you'd like.Recipe
These strawberry ice pops, or paletas, are an easy-to-make treat popular in Mexico. A flavor-packed, refreshing, and healthy treat for beating summer's heat.Recipe
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