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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.

Grandma's Star Cookies

Grandma's Star Cookies

Grandma's Star Cookies

My husband's grandma would only make these butter cutouts with a star cookie cutter. I use various shapes for celebrations throughout the year. —Jenny Brown, West Lafayette, Indiana

Sherbet Watermelon

Sherbet Watermelon

Sherbet Watermelon

I usually double this recipe so I can have one dessert on hand for family and friends who stop by unexpectedly in summer. Each refreshing wedge comes complete with chocolate chip "seeds".

Berries 'n' Cream Torte

Berries 'n' Cream Torte

Berries 'n' Cream Torte

It's so easy to see why this fruity dessert always impresses dinner guests. I sometimes substitute the berries with sliced bananas.—Tina Sawchuk, Ardmore, Alberta
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Quick & Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Quick & Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Quick & Chewy Chocolate Cookies

These on-the-go goodies are great to take along to the beach, a picnic or on vacation. They have the great flavor and texture of brownies in a cookie shape.

Olympic Rings Fruit Pizza

Olympic Rings Fruit Pizza

Olympic Rings Fruit Pizza

Ring in the Olympics with this festive fruit pizza from out Test Kitchen. A chocolate cookie crust is topped with cream cheese frosting and colorful fruit.

Almond-Lemon Pound Cake

Almond-Lemon Pound Cake

Almond-Lemon Pound Cake

“This is the first cake I learned to make more than 30 years ago, and it’s still a favorite of mine,” Michaela Rosenthal jots from Woodland Hills, California. You can freeze any leftover cake and berry sauce for another time.

Sangria Gelatin Ring

Sangria Gelatin Ring

Sangria Gelatin Ring

This gelatin is enjoyed by everyone because you just can't go wrong with fresh berries.

Winter Celebrations Cake

Winter Celebrations Cake

Winter Celebrations Cake

I came up with this dessert by adapting my recipe for July Fourth Celebrations Cake, which calls for fresh fruit. It's a delicious way to dress up angel food cake for any season.

Grandma's Berry Tart

Grandma's Berry Tart

Grandma's Berry Tart

With seven children and 12 grandchildren, our household is always busy. But everyone makes time for a slice of this fruity pie from my grandma.

Lemon Chiffon Blueberry Dessert

Lemon Chiffon Blueberry Dessert

Lemon Chiffon Blueberry Dessert

This cool and creamy no-bake dessert is perfect for hot summer days. I sometimes replace raspberries for half of the blueberries to make it look more patriotic.—Jodie Cederquist, Muskegon, Michigan

Soft Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Soft Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Soft Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

These soft cookies are a favorite of relatives and friends. When I double the recipe and take them to work, they always disappear.
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