The 4th of July holiday is rapidly approaching and Americans all over the country will be looking to celebrate in any way possible. From barbeques, to beach bashes, to picnics and potlucks, to fireworks extravaganzas everyone will be looking for the chance to get outside and celebrate the birth of our great nation. With everyone looking to take advantage of the summer’s gorgeous weather and spend a day in the sun celebrating with friends and family that unfortunately won’t leave much time for baking. In respect to baked goods the 4th of July is actually like the exact opposite of Christmas.
The lack of time and space available for baking (plus who really wants to deal with the oven when it’s 80 plus degrees and gorgeous outside anyway) doesn’t change the fact that every party needs some delectable treats. So here are 7 no hassle, no bake treats that will be sure to make your 4th of July party pop like the fireworks that will soon light up the night sky nationwide.
1) No-Bake Red, White, and Blue Cheesecake Parfaits
These patriotic delicacies can be made in 5 minutes or less. Find the recipe here.
2) Red, White, and Blue Jello
Delicious, patriotic, and refreshing. Find the recipe here.
3) Patriotic Peanut Butter cookie Dough Bark
Perfect for all the cookie lovers out there. Find the recipe here.
4) Red, White, and Blue Coconut Berry Icebox Cake
A patriotic cake, that you don’t have to bake. It’s perfect. Find the recipe here.
5) American Flag Chocolate Dipped Oreos
It doesn’t get more American or tasty than this take on the famous Oreo. Find the recipe here.
6) Red, White, and Blue Rice Krispy Treats
Another patriotic take on an American Favorite. What’s not to love. Find the recipe here.
7) Star Spangled Gumdrops
Sugary, sweet, all American, and a surefire hit. Find the recipe here.