Memorial Day is May 29th, which means you most likely have the day off work. If you’re spending it with family, gather around a table of good eats, followed by some delectable desserts. And if you really want to ensure you’re celebrating the special holiday correctly, you’ll try out one of these red, white, and blue desserts. Whether you are planning your own outdoor cookout or visiting family elsewhere, these patriotic baked goods will be a crowd-pleaser.
Red, White, and Blue Strawberry Cheesecake Bites
Calling all cheesecake addicts — this fruity treat with cheesecake filling is sure to satisfy your craving. Not only are these delicious to eat, but they are beautiful when displayed. For the cheesecake blend, you’ll need cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla, and whipped topping.
Patriotic White Chocolate Pretzels
Salty and sweet is a match made in heaven, right? These pretzel rods are dipped in creamy white chocolate and covered in decorative sprinkles, so your patriotism is sure to shine. In only 25 minutes, you can prepare a scrumptious dessert your entire crowd will go crazy over. With that being said, you may want to double the recipe, as they’re perfect for a snack throughout the week.
Speedy Patriotic Red, White, and Blue Sugared Cherries
If you don’t have much time on your hands, but you’ve been inspired to bake an “on brand” dessert, these quick sugared cherries are the answer. You’ll only need three ingredients, so grab some cherries, chocolate chips, and blue sanding sugar. Cherries and chocolate are the perfect combination, and the blue sugar takes this dessert from an everyday snack to a petite patriotic sweet.
Patriotic Dipped Oreos
Who doesn’t love Oreos? While this cookie is yummy to eat year-round, for such a special holiday, you’ll want to crank them up a notch. With the help of red, white, and blue melting candy, the Oreos will both taste and look like a bakery-bought treat.
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Red, White, and Blue Cupcakes
Vanilla cupcakes topped with buttercream are a traditional, crowd favorite. You can make these homemade cupcakes in under an hour, and the red, white, and blue food coloring will make your icing look professionally made. So, ditch the store-bought cupcakes, and get baking in the kitchen!
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