Get ready to celebrate America's independence in style with these delightful and hassle-free no bake 4th of July desserts!
Whether you're hosting a backyard barbecue or attending a festive gathering, the last thing on your mind should be baking and doing dishes.
These easy no bake 4th of July recipes will satisfy your sweet tooth and impress your guests while requiring very little time and effort. From chilled pies to refreshing fruit parfaits, we've rounded up a collection of patriotic treats that require no baking, allowing you to spend more time enjoying the festivities and less time in the kitchen.
So grab your red, white, and blue decorations, and let's dive into these fuss-free desserts that will make your 4th of July celebration even more memorable!
Other Delicious Summer Desserts
If you do find yourself having a little more time this 4th of July season and are looking for easy baked summer desserts, you can try these other desserts and treats as well! My go to summer dessert tends to be a chocolate peanut butter silk pie but if you want to stick with vibrant summer colors, these strawberry cheesecake cookies are guaranteed to be a hit.
20+ July 4th Patriotic No Bake Desserts and Treats
Red White and Blue Trifles
Recipe and photo credit: christinascucina.com
Why not start the 4th of July celebrations off with something light and refreshing? This Red White and Blue Trifle features layers of fresh strawberries and blueberries on top of a Grand Marnier soaked biscuit or cake which adds an elegant, and delicious touch (just soak it with some juice if making it for the kiddies.)
No-Bake Chocolate Truffles with Oreos
Recipe and photo credit: sustainmycookinghabit.com
Whether it’s a delicious quick treat to impress guests or to delight your family, these no-bake easy chocolate truffles are sure to make everyone happy!
No Bake Summer Berry and Ladyfinger Trifle
Recipe and photo credit: bakerstable.net
The perfect no-bake dessert for summertime! This Summer Berry and Ladyfinger Trifle is light, not too sweet, and oh-so easy to make!
No Bake Red White and Blue Lush
Recipe and photo credit: everydayshortcuts.com
This No Bake Red, White, and Blue Lush dessert is perfect for patriotic holidays like the 4th of July, Memorial Day, or Veteran’s Day. To make this dessert, you’ll layer a delicious cookie crust with a creamy white layer, then top it with a red cherry layer and a blue raspberry layer. Finally, it gets topped with whipped cream and festive sprinkles.
The Best Ever Easy No Bake Cheesecake Recipe
Recipe and photo credit: busycreatingmemories.com
Need a surefire winner for the summer parties or patriotic holidays? Try the best ever easy American Berry no-bake cheesecake Recipe. With condensed milk, fresh fruit, and a creamy sweet & tart flavor.
Red, White and Blue Funfetti Dip
Recipe and photo credit: lemonsandzest.com
Celebrate the stars and stripes with this patriotic Red, White and Blue Funfetti Dip (also known as Dunkaroo Dip.) Cake batter never tasted so good! Only 5 ingredients and about 5 minutes to whip this delicious kid friendly treat that everyone will LOVE to dip their graham crackers, vanilla wafers, pretzels and so much more into!
Fourth of July Milkshake in Patriotic Colors
Recipe and photo credit: arkansasgirls.com
Whether enjoyed at a backyard barbecue, a fireworks display, or simply as a sweet treat, the Fourth of July milkshake with sprinkles is a festive and fun way to celebrate America’s birthday. And it’s simple enough that kids and tweens can help prepare it!
4th of July Rice Krispie Treats
Recipe and photo credit: fantabulosity.com
This patriotic dessert is easy to make, super delicious, and tons of fun to serve at your Fourth of July get-together (or anytime)!
Patriotic Red, White and Blue Ice Cream Sandwiches
Recipe and photo credit: mimosasandmotherhood.com
Get ready for the EASIEST no bake red, white and blue dessert ever. This crazy simple Patriotic Red, White and Blue Ice Cream Sandwich requires only 2 ingredients, zero cook time and less than 5 minutes of prep time. Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwiches are the perfect no bake treat for July 4th and Memorial Day!
Red White and Blue Stained Glass Jello
Recipe and photo credit: cookingwithcarlee.com
This fun red white and blue stained glass Jello is perfect for patriotic summer holidays like Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. However you can mix and match the colors to make it perfect for any holiday or event.
Red, White & Blue Patriotic Chocolate Stars Recipe
Recipe and photo credit: drugstoredivas.net
Celebrate America with these Red, White & Blue Patriotic Chocolate Stars. They're easy to make and are perfect for your 4th of July party.
Red White and Blue Jello Ribbon Salad
Recipe and photo credit: cookcleanrepeat.com
Red white and blue Jello ribbon salad is fun and easy to make. These layered Jello squares are perfect patriotic and fun to share. Make a batch for your next party or picnic!
4th of July Icebox Cake
Recipe and photo credit: littlesweetbaker.com
This icebox cake is cool and refreshing with its layers of softened graham crackers, luscious cream filling, and fresh berries. It’s easy to make, there is no baking, and it can be made in advance. It’s a perfect summer treat and a great way to celebrate the 4th of July!
Strawberry and Blueberry Panna Cotta
Recipe and photo credit: cookwithkushi.com
Strawberry and Blueberry Panna Cotta is a three layered fancy Italian no bake dessert with interesting flavors in each layer. It's sweet, creamy and tangy, plus very easy to make and you can prepare it in advance. Another perfect patriotic treat for the 4th of July.
No Bake Fruit Tart
Recipe and photo credit: anaffairfromtheheart.com
This no bake fruit tart recipe is one of the best fruity desserts out there! Crushed graham crackers are formed into a crust and filled with a subtly sweet and tangy cream cheese filling that is topped with fresh berries or your choice of fruit. Perfect for any occasion, this easy fruit tart recipe is easy to make and great for summer!
Red White and Blue Rice Krispies Treats
Recipe and photo credit: ihearteating.com
Red white and blue rice krispies treats are an easy patriotic treat! These quick cereal treats are ready in no time and make a great dessert for Memorial Day or 4th of July.
No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake (No egg No Gelatin)
Recipe and photo credit: jcookingodyssey.com
This no bake strawberry cheesecake recipe is the perfect dessert for a hot summer day. The no-egg, no-bake cheesecake filling requires just two ingredients – mascarpone cheese and sugar! This delicious dessert is so easy and takes just 10 minutes to prepare!
Red, White And Blue Bark
Recipe and photo credit: amummytoo.co.uk
This delicious red, white & blue bark is perfect for game days, holidays and patriotic occasions like the Olympics or the 4th of July!
Easy Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Pie Recipe
Recipe and photo credit: inkristaskitchen.com
A chocolate and peanut butter dream combo! This Reese's pie has a graham cracker crust, creamy peanut butter filling with Reese's peanut butter cups, topped with cool whip and drizzled with chocolate and peanut butter. It's decadent, delicious and always a huge hit!
No Bake Strawberry Crunch Cheesecake
Recipe and photo credit: brokenovenbaking.com
This Strawberry Crunch Cheesecake will bring you right back to eating your favorite ice cream bar from the ice cream truck! It has a creamy cheesecake filling topped with a strawberry puree and that iconic strawberry crumble. It's no bake, so even on the hottest days of summer, you won't need to turn on your oven to create a show-stopping, nostalgic treat!
American Flag Snack Cakes
Recipe and photo credits: dancingthroughtherain.com
These American Flag Snack Cakes are perfect for your next Memorial Day, 4th of July or Labor Day gathering! An easy patriotic dessert!
4th of July Smore Bars
Recipe and photo credit: crystalandcomp.com
These 4th of July Smore Bars are the perfect sweet treat! What a tasty way to celebrate Independence Day with family and friends.
Red White and Blue Cheesecake Dip Recipe
Recipe and photo credit: 3boysandadog.com
You’re going to love this Red White and Blue Cheesecake Dip Recipe! If you’re a fan of dessert dips, don’t miss out on this! It’s one of those red white and blue recipes everyone will love.
Mini Fruit Tarts with Pastry Cream
Recipe and photo credit: richanddelish.com
These mini fruit tarts are made with easy and buttery tart shells, filled with homemade pastry cream, and topped with fresh fruit
Delicious 4th of July No Bake Cheesecake Jars
Recipe and photo credit: sweetandsavorymorsels.com
The 4th of July is coming up, and that means fireworks, BBQs, and most importantly, cheesecake! This year, ditch the oven and make these delicious no bake cheesecake jars. They're easy to make and perfect for sharing with friends. So get ready to celebrate America's birthday in style with this yummy dessert.
No Bake Banana Split Dessert
Recipe and photo credit: kimschob.com
Try out my no bake banana split dessert! This recipe is made with a golden graham crust, cream cheese base, banana, chocolate, strawberries and more. The perfect summer no bake dessert!
No Bake Desserts Make Hosting 4th of July So Much Easier
No-bake desserts are the perfect way to celebrate patriotic holidays like Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day. These easy recipes allow you to create delicious desserts without turning on the oven. From cream cheese dips and cheesecakes to fresh berry treats to layered red, white, and blue desserts, there's a no-bake option for every occasion!
Bringing Family Together During the Holidays
No-bake desserts are not only delicious but also a great way to involve the whole family in the kitchen. Kids can help with assembling individual servings or mixing ingredients in a mixing bowl. It's a fantastic activity that adds to the fun and joy of the celebrations.
Whether you're planning a backyard BBQ or a patriotic party, these no-bake Fourth of July dessert recipes are the perfect addition to your menu. They are easy to make, require minimal effort, and yield the best results. The best part is that you can enjoy these sweet treats without breaking a sweat in the kitchen.
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