The other day, a friend on Twitter mentioned she didn’t want to see one more flag-themed food, and I laughed and teased back that I wanted everybody to keep them coming! Do you think it’s just that I’m missing the U.S.A.? Or do you have a thing for all those red, white and blue culinary creations, too?
Click through my patriotic food roundup below to find 20 tasty and eye-catching treats perfect for your Independence Day!
American Cheesecake Squares 1 of 21
Traditional cheesecake cut into squares and made into flags with blueberries and fruit, so easy and delicious!
Recipe here from Delish
Dessert Fruit Pops 2 of 21
Make a statement with these tasty fruit pops, surprisingly easy!
Instructions here from Baker's Royale
Flag Cake 3 of 21
How cool would it be to make this awesome flag cake for your 4th of July celebration?
Recipe and instructions here from Glorious Treats
Patriotic Cake Balls 4 of 21
Take your regular cake pops and turn them into this patriotic flag display, yum!
Recipe and instructions via My Juice Cup
Patriotic Cheesecakes Topped With Raspberry Gelee and Fresh Berries 5 of 21
Cut into those rounds, these patriotic cheesecakes are an impressive looking dessert.
Recipe and instructions via Hungry Happenings
Red, White, and Blue Ice Pops 6 of 21
The best way to cool down on a hot, summer afternoon. The kids would love these patriotic pops!
Instructions via My Recipes
Heavenly Angel Food Cake 7 of 21
I love a fluffy angel food cake, drenched in real whipped cream and berries of course. It doesn't get much better than that! Happy 4th of July indeed.
Recipe here from Itsy Bitsy Foodies
Red, White and Blue Parfaits 8 of 21
Tasty little parfaits make the perfect patriotic treat.
Recipe and instructions here from Martha Stewart
Patriotic Dessert Cookie 9 of 21
So many mouthwatering berries makeup this delicious and patriotic dessert cookie!
Recipe here from Key Ingredients
Patriotic Strawberry Shortcake 10 of 21
Strawberry shortcake is a personal weakness of mine. Love the idea of cutting the shortcakes into stars and adding some blueberries to the mix for a true red,white, and blue dessert.
Recipe and instructions here from Betty Crocker
Puff Pastry "Shortcake" 11 of 21
Here's another fun spin on a traditional dessert that uses puff pastry in place of shortcake, so pretty!
Recipe here from Dianne's Dishes
4th of July Kebabs 12 of 21
I've even seen these shaped into a flag, super easy and delicious too.
Inspiration via Make and Takes
Ice Cream Sandwich "Shortcakes" 13 of 21
Top your favorite ice cream sandwich with berries and cream for this tasty 4th of July treat.
Inspiration via Tidy Mom
Patriotic Berry Trifle 14 of 21
I want to take one of those spoons and dive right in, don't you?
Details and recipe here from from Skinnytaste
Firecracker Cupcakes 15 of 21
Aren't these adorable? Everybody loves a good cupcake, especially on the 4th of July!
Recipe here from Skip to My Lou
Stained Glass Jello Stars 16 of 21
Does it get more American than jello? Here's a fun recipe for making stained glass stars!
Details here from Brown Eyed Baker
Stars and Stripes Pie 17 of 21
It's almost a work of art! Make this mouthwatering pie for your 4th of July celebration.
Recipe here from Women's Day
Fruity Cheesecake Flag 18 of 21
Impress everyone at your celebration with this gorgeous berry topped cheesecake flag.
Recipe and details here from Martha Stewart
Patriotic Berry Tart 19 of 21
I adore tarts, and this delightfully patriotic version is perfect for Independence Day.
Recipe and details here from Tarte du Jour
Watermelon Stars 20 of 21
So simple, right? These would be great to eat alone or used as a garnish on a drink or other dish. Yum!
Inspiration via No Biggie
New Item 20 21 of 21
These tasty berry popsicles will literally melt in your mouth on this 4th of July!
Recipe here from Martha Stewart