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Memorial Day Desserts

Sweeten up your celebrations with America's favorite seasonal (and patriotic) pies, shortcakes, cookies and more!

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Red, White and Blue Dessert

Red, White and Blue Dessert

Red, White and Blue Dessert

Serving this rich, fresh-tasting dessert decorated like the flag is a great salute to the nation's independence! I used a new recipe I found and made some modifications based on tricks my grandma taught me. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Red, White 'n' Blue Salad

Red, White 'n' Blue Salad

Red, White 'n' Blue Salad

Our striking "flag" salad drew plenty of attention at our Independence Day party. The shimmering stripes are formed with distinctive gelatin layers. It makes you want to salute before spooning some up! —Laurie Neverman, Green Bay, Wisconsin

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
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Makeover Peanut Butter Bars

Makeover Peanut Butter Bars

Makeover Peanut Butter Bars

Lighter in calories and fat, these ooey-gooey peanut butter bars are still family favorites. Try them and you'll see why! —Lori Stevens, Riverton, Utah

Cheesecake Strawberry Trifle

Cheesecake Strawberry Trifle

Cheesecake Strawberry Trifle

"The only drawback to this lovely dessert is that there's never any left over," laughs Lori Thorp from Frazee, Minnesota. "For a patriotic look, replace one of the layers of strawberry pie filling with blueberry...or use whatever filling you prefer."

Raspberry Patch Cream Pie

Raspberry Patch Cream Pie

Raspberry Patch Cream Pie

Our family loves raspberries, and this pie keeps the flavor and firmness of the berries intact. The combination of the berry-gelatin and cream cheese layers keeps everyone coming back for seconds. —Allison Anderson Raymond, Washington

Strawberries & Cream Pie

Strawberries & Cream Pie

Strawberries & Cream Pie

Every time I take this strawberry pie to a family dinner, church event or anything else, it disappears quickly. I've even started taking the recipe with me because I'm always asked for it. —Angela Moore, Tollesboro, Kentucky

Fresh Blackberry Pie

Fresh Blackberry Pie

Fresh Blackberry Pie

I grew up on a farm, and we always picked blackberries in early summer and used them to make pies

Peach Blueberry Pie

Peach Blueberry Pie

Peach Blueberry Pie

"What a flavor!" That's what I hear most often after folks try this pie I invented one day when I was short of peaches for a full crust. —Sue Thumma, Shepherd, Michigan

Banana Cheesecake Dessert

Banana Cheesecake Dessert

Banana Cheesecake Dessert

Jessica Simerly uses convenience items to create this layered crowd-pleaser that features cheesecake, bananas, and chocolate and caramel sauces. "Once you serve this, you'll be asked to prepare it time and again," promises the New Castle, Indiana reader.

Berry-Apple-Rhubarb Pie

Berry-Apple-Rhubarb Pie

Berry-Apple-Rhubarb Pie

I make this family favorite every year for a gathering at my sister's, where the recipe is known as "Uncle Mike's pie." I use only fresh berries, apples and rhubarb that I grow myself. —Michael Powers, New Baltimore, Virginia
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