9 Patriotic Desserts

Celebrate summer's brightest holiday with our favorite all-American desserts.

Triple Berry Tart

Photographer: Sara Gray

Triple Berry Tart

Go ahead and make this tart up to two hours before your soiree to allow more time for socializing and less slaving away in the kitchen.

Celebration Cupcakes

Photographer: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Celebration Cupcakes

Layers of red, white, and blue batter make these mini treats festive and fun! Garnish these patriotic cupcakes with colored sprinkles and star cookies for extra spirit.

Grilled Summer Fruit Cobbler

Photographer: David Hillegas

Grilled Summer Fruit Cobbler

Our fruit cobbler is a tasty way to enjoy plump summer berries. Use a cast iron or enamel-coated cast iron skillet, and don’t pile on the ingredients—just fill to a little more than halfway, or they will bubble over.

Red, White, and Blue Cake

Photographer: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Red, White, and Blue Cake

Fresh strawberries and blueberries make this cake a refreshing summer dessert. Bonus: It makes a great centerpiece for a holiday table!

Peach and Blueberry Crispy Crumble

Photographer: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Peach and Blueberry Crispy Crumble

This fruity crumble has a to-die-for topping and tastes even better with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Jam Stars

Photographer: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Jam Stars

Celebrate America's independence with star-shaped cookies filled with gooey raspberry jam. They're so good, we're sure your country—and family—will thank you.

Berry Cream Tart

Photographer: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Berry Cream Tart

Lend some tradition to this patriotic holiday with an old-fashioned cream tart. Topped with fresh raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries, this simple summer dish is sure to impress.

Stars-and-Stripes Cherry Pie

Photographer: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Stars-and-Stripes Cherry Pie

Cut-out stars and stripes turn an average cherry pie into an all-American dessert. Serve with a dollop of ice cream for the perfect sweet treat.

Berries with Mascarpone

Photographer: Melanie Acevedo

Berries with Mascarpone

The combination of fresh berries and the fluffy mascarpone dip makes for perfect cool-down on a hot summer’s day.

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