Our Best Independence Day Desserts
The Fourth of July is the peak of summer festivities, which is all the more reason to celebrate with something sweet—but not just any cake or cookie will do for Independence day. A great July fourth dessert is cool and refreshing, filled with summer fruit, decked out in star-spangled attire, or all of the above. Thus, we've gathered a collection of spirited sweets that are perfect for enjoying on a warm night under a fireworks display. The recipes here include a mix of July Fourth-themed treats, no-bake desserts, our favorite ice creams, and seasonal fruit-filled baked goodies—so there's truly something for everyone.