May 22, 2015

Can you believe it’s almost Memorial Day weekend? That’s right, the first long weekend of the summer is just days away and we can’t wait for it! In anticipation of the BBQs, firework displays, and get-togethers everyone must be planning, we thought we’d go ahead and share some of our favorite patriotic desserts. These tasty dishes red, white, and blew our minds – so make sure to serve them up at whatever celebration you’re having this weekend.

Star Spangled Snacks – These ooey gooey bars will have everyone oohing and ahhing. Somewhere between marshmallow treats and cake, this yummy concoction will be the star of your celebration!

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Patriotic Pops – Watermelon, coconut, and raspberry combine to make these delicious, extremely refreshing desserts. Perfect for youngsters or the young at heart, this treat is sure to pop a smile on anyone’s face!

Sneaky Snow Cones – These little snacks may look like snow cones, but they’re actually cupcakes! Surprise friends and family with this disguised dessert; they won’t believe what they’re tasting!

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Outrageous Oreos – Oreo pops are already a fan favorite. They’re easy to make and easy to eat. Add some red, white, and blue? You’ve got a Memorial Day staple!

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Playful Pizza – There’s something especially fun about dessert pizza. You can display your toppings beautifully and the mix of flavors is always delicious. To incorporate red, white, and blue, this pizza has strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries – and these fab fruits sit atop cream cheese and a brownie crust. It doesn’t get much better than this!

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Festive Flag Cakes – Use red velvet cake and blueberries to create a delicious tribute to Old Glory! These simple layer cakes are the perfect way to celebrate Memorial Day.

We hope you and your loved ones have a sweet, safe, and fun Memorial Day weekend!