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July 4th Desserts

Sweeten up your holiday with recipes for brownies, pies, ice cream treats, fruit salad and adorable partriotic red, white and blue cakes, cookies and more.

4 Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet

4 Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet

4 Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet

No ice cream maker is needed to make this easy, 4-ingredient sorbet from Kory Figura of Waverly, Iowa. She does report one problem, however. "We couldn't keep enough watermelon in the house to keep up with the demand!"

Fruit-Topped Dessert Squares

Fruit-Topped Dessert Squares

Fruit-Topped Dessert Squares

I love to try new dessert recipes...and so does my family! We really enjoy these chocolate chip cookie bars dressed up with strawberries and a fluffy white- chocolate mixture.

Lemonade Pie with Blueberry Sauce

Lemonade Pie with Blueberry Sauce

Lemonade Pie with Blueberry Sauce

Happy endings double with this delightful, four-serving lemon pie created by our Test Kitchen. Enjoy half now and freeze the rest for later.
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Angel Strawberry Dessert

Angel Strawberry Dessert

Angel Strawberry Dessert

This is a wonderful dessert for spring and summer, when fresh strawberries are readily available. Every time I make this pretty dessert, someone asks for the recipe. —Theresa Mathis, Tucker, Georgia

Red-White-and-Blue Berry Delight

Red-White-and-Blue Berry Delight

Red-White-and-Blue Berry Delight

Loaded with fresh strawberries and blueberries, this luscious JELL-O is perfect for any Fourth of July celebration! —Constance Fennell, Grand Junction, Michigan

Contest-Winning Blueberry Cream Dessert

Contest-Winning Blueberry Cream Dessert

Contest-Winning Blueberry Cream Dessert

Here is a tasty, cool treat I especially enjoy serving for spring or summer luncheons or as a light finish to dinner. Feel free to vary the flavor to strawberry, orange, raspberry or whatever fruit is in season.

Blueberry Cheesecake

Blueberry Cheesecake

Blueberry Cheesecake

Savor the best of the blues with this crowd-pleasing blueberry cheesecake from Dick Deacon of Lawrenceville, Georgia. “Dick and I became highly desired members of a supper club group in anticipation of his contributions,” notes his wife, Sybil.

Icy Fruit Pops

Icy Fruit Pops

Icy Fruit Pops

My grandmother made these pineapple treats for my brother and me when we were little. Today, the pops remain a cool and simple snack that delights kids of all ages. —Le Ann Kane of Forsyth, Illinois

Strawberry Sorbet Sensation

Strawberry Sorbet Sensation

Strawberry Sorbet Sensation

On hot days in Colorado, we chill out with slices of this berries-and-cream dessert. The layered effect is so much fun. Use any flavor of sorbet you like. —Kendra Doss, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Blueberry Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

Blueberry Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

Blueberry Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

We live in blueberry country, and this pie is a perfect way to showcase the luscious berries. A neighbor made this pie for us when we had a death in the family several years ago, and she shared the recipe, too. Our whole family enjoys it.

Light Strawberry Pie

Light Strawberry Pie

Light Strawberry Pie

Lou Wright’s luscious strawberry dessert is a pretty after-supper sweet. “People rave about this pie,” she says from Rockford, Illinois. And best of all, it’s a low-sugar sensation that you won’t feel one bit guilty to eat.
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