7 Last-Minute Fourth of July Dessert Ideas


You think you have no time for making your Fourth of July dessert for a last-minute party or family gathering? No worries, you are not alone. I also have no time for all those seemingly easy yet time-consuming desserts, so I did a quick Pinterest research and found out some simple but beautiful, healthy and delicious Fourth of July dessert ideas that everyone will love, including your little ones.

1. The Fourth of July Dessert Pizza

Who doesn’t love pizza? Dessert pizza is becoming popular this summer as well. One of the benefits of serving a dessert pizza is because it is healthy – the fruits are packed with vitamins and antioxidants – and super easy to make. Start making the dough disc right now because it has to be refrigerated overnight. Get the full recipe here.

2. The Fourth of July Dipped Oreo Flags

Oreo cookies save us all the time. The best part about using Oreo cookies in your desserts is because both adults and kids love them. These Fourth of July dipped Oreo flags look festive and make a perfect treat for any type of party. Get the recipe here.

3. American Berry Pie

This one looks time-consuming and complicated, but unless you have never baked a pie, you can create this tasty masterpiece with very little effort. You still have time to make it today. The pie takes around 3 hours to make. Get a step-by-step recipe here.

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4. Mixed Berry Slab Pie

If American berry pie is too complicated for you, consider this last-minute Fourth of July dessert ideas. The pie looks awesome, festive and healthy, and it takes 45 minutes to make. Whether you decide to make it today or tomorrow, you have enough time for this dessert. Check out the full recipe here.

5. Red, White and Blueberry Trifle

Have awful cooking and baking skills? Have no idea how to use the oven? Leave it alone and give the trifle recipe a try. Not only does it look fabulously festive, but it is also loaded with healthy and diet-friendly ingredients, making it a perfect choice for people trying to stay slim. Get the recipe here.

6. Flag Fruit Pizza

Celebrate all things red, white and blue with this festive pizza that takes only 40 minutes to make. You can experiment with the fruits you have right now in the kitchen in case you have no banana or strawberries. Check out a step-by-step recipe here.

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7. Fireworks Sugar Cookie Cake

Add more color and fun to your Fourth of July table by serving this Fireworks Sugar Cookie Cake. The ingredient list is rather long but budget-friendly. Be ready to spend around 50 minutes in the kitchen. The full recipe you can find here.

Now that you have at least one Fourth of July dessert idea in your mind, what would you like to make for your party? Or, maybe for your lovely self? I’m going to try the Fireworks Sugar Cookie Cake and the Fourth of July Dessert Pizza, but of course, I would like to try them all. Besides, these desserts are perfect for any day, not only the Fourth of July.