9 Patriotic Desserts
Celebrate summer's brightest holiday with our favorite all-American desserts.
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.
- Recipe: Triple Berry Tart
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.
- Recipe: Grilled Summer Fruit Cobbler
Fresh strawberries and blueberries make this cake a refreshing summer dessert. Bonus: It makes a great centerpiece for a holiday table!
- Recipe: Red, White, and Blue Cake
This fruity crumble has a to-die-for topping and tastes even better with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
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.
- Recipe: Jam Stars
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.
- Recipe: Berry Cream Tart
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.
- Recipe: Stars-and-Stripes Cherry Pie
The combination of fresh berries and the fluffy mascarpone dip makes for perfect cool-down on a hot summer’s day.
- Recipe: Berries with Mascarpone