Patriotic Desserts

The 4th of July brings delicious, barbecued foods for us to enjoy plus American classics like macaroni and cheese, cole slaw and corn. After you’ve enjoyed food, games and the pool, there’s something  extra waiting over on the table. It’s dessert time! Tired of making cookies, cakes and cupcakes? Here are some other recipes for quick dessert options.

Spangled Sandwich Pops

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Materials: cupcake liners, ice cream sandwiches and red, white, and blur sprinkles

This treat is very simple and will please kids and adults alike. Just take ice cream sandwiches and put them on a popsicle stick. Then dip the sides of the ice cream sandwich into sprinkles and serve in cupcake liners.

Red, White and Blue Cookie Bark

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Materials: M&M’s, pretzels, white or milk chocolate melts (usually found at food stores or craft stores), Oreo cookies, and red, white and blue sprinkles

Simply line a cookie sheet with parchment paper, and begin crushing Oreo’s and pretzels onto the paper. Melt the chocolate in the microwave, and then gently lay it over the crushed Oreo’s and pretzels. Next, sprinkle the M&M’s and sprinkles over the chocolate, let it harden and enjoy!

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Red, White and Blue Daiquiri

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 **For Adults Only**

Use frozen strawberries at the bottom; blue Curacao liquer for the middle; and coconut sorbet with rum for the top and then you have a scrumptous red, white and blue concoction.

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    • Ashley
    • July 4, 2012

    Wow, those look amazing. I love the 4th. thanks 😉

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