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Savor Summer Day 2: Festive Desserts

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Do you make special desserts for the Fourth of July? I love any reason to make a delicious dessert and there are so many options for Independence Day. From cookies to cupcakes, adding a little red, white, or blue coloring can be a nice touch to a Fourth of July celebration!

Here are a few recipe ideas:


What do you normally make for dessert? Is it holiday themed?


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by on Jun. 15, 2012 at 8:00 AM
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tayanddyl
by on Jun. 18, 2012 at 2:11 PM

 We don't make special desserts, we do however enjoy crawfish and watermelon on this day!

VanBurren
by on Jun. 18, 2012 at 2:42 PM

I usually make this big white cake with buttercream icing in the shape of a star and put red, white and blue decorations on it.   

MamaBear2cubs
by on Jun. 18, 2012 at 4:39 PM

We do a fruit salad type deal

iluv2read
by on Jun. 18, 2012 at 6:35 PM

 Not usually, but this year I'm thinking of doing something different. I'm leaning towards a red, white, and blue parfait similar to a Christmas one I did years ago in pudding. I'll use a little food coloring to tint vanilla pudding to the colors we want and layer it into wine glasses with whipped cream. It'll be cute and "fancy" for the kids.

elasmimi
by on Jun. 18, 2012 at 10:55 PM

Since we carry a picnic, I usually just take cookies and fruit. Maybe I should buy some patriotic cookies, since I'm not cookie decorator, lol.

elasmimi
by on Jun. 18, 2012 at 11:00 PM

I do love trifles, though, and this one sounds great!

Jukebox_Jenny
by Jenny on Jun. 19, 2012 at 12:03 AM
I love a good dessert! :)
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SassyLady83
by on Jun. 19, 2012 at 9:16 PM

SOME KIND OF DESSERT WITH THE FLAG COLORS. CAKE, JELLY AND ETC.

Cindy18
by on Jun. 20, 2012 at 5:54 PM

 I have made a sherbert dish that looks like a watermelon. Nothing that we have to make.

jenniferw10
by on Jun. 22, 2012 at 9:55 PM
I make a cupcake cake in shape of a flag. I found some new recipes this year to try from Pinterest.
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