With Memorial Day just around the corner, it’s time to plan the decorations, the barbecue and all the treats you’ll make to celebrate the day and honor the brave. With a burst of red, white, and blue, these easy Memorial Day desserts below will make the day much more colorful and will make everybody feel the patriotic spirit of the day. Check them out!
USA Flag Eclair
To start off this list, there’s nothing better than a dessert featuring the flag. Instead of the traditional memorial day cake recipes, you should consider a beautiful and super delicious eclair! Being super easy to make, you can use your own favorite recipe and top it with white frosting, blueberries, and sliced strawberries to create the patriotic design. For this recipe from the photo, check out Big Bear’s Wife!
Red, White, and Blue Apples
If you’re looking for some Memorial Day treats that are more on the healthy side, you’ll love this simple idea. With just a little bit of white chocolate to add color, these colorful apples are perfect to celebrate the day. To make, you’ll only need to dip the apple in melted white chocolate and then dip in a bowl with blue sprinkles. Easy, simple and super fun!
Red, White, and Blue Chocolate Cookies
Everybody loves chocolate chip cookies, so these treats are a guaranteed success. To give them a patriotic touch, Two Sisters Crafting added red, white, and blue M&Ms to them, to add the classic colors to the classic cookie. This easy treat is perfect for a memorial day picnic or after the BBQ.
For a super easy and quick last minute Memorial Day dessert idea, you can make these delicious looking trifles that burst with red, white, and blue. You can choose to make them in individual portions, just like in the picture, or make in one big trifle bowl and repeat the layers. Get the full recipe over at Dessert Now Dinner Later!
Red, White, and Blue Mini Cupcakes
Instead of investing in a big Memorial Day cake, this creative idea is perfect to avoid any mess and allow people to enjoy the treat at any time, not only when the host is serving. To make it, you’ll only need some food coloring for the frosting and your favorite cupcake recipe! If you have more time, you can also use a white frosting on all of the cupcakes and then add blueberries or strawberries where the color is needed.
Want some ideas on how to decorate for the day? Check out these 8 DIY Patriotic Ways To Decorate for Memorial Day!
You can never go overboard with flag decorations on Memorial Day, and that includes dessert! After preparing some delicious brownies, you can just add white frosting to it and add some red, white and blue M&M’s on top!
Candy Coated Pretzel
These tasty-looking, candy-coated pretzels are perfect for a colorful Memorial Day treat! These babies can even be used in the decorating, adding a creative touch to the centerpiece. Get the full instructions over at All She Cooks!
Red, White, and Blue Fruit Salad
Feeling a little overwhelmed with all the chocolatey Memorial Day dessert ideas? Don’t worry, we have a super healthy, guilt-free option right here. To make it, you’ll need to combine:
Slice them up, add the delicious lime dressing from Cincy Shopper and you’re done! Easy, simple, and delicious!
Triple Berry Frozen Smoothie
This yummy smoothie is the perfect drink for everybody to enjoy. The layered smoothie is very easy to prepare, while the mix of blueberries, cherries, strawberries, and yogurt create a super delicious party of flavors. Get the full recipe over at Katrina’s Kitchen!
Easy White Wine Sangria
Out of all the Memorial Day recipes, this one is probably the most interesting one for those who love to relax and sip a drink. The mix of white wine, blueberries, and strawberries create a colorful combination that is perfect for the day. Get the instructions over at Growing Up Gabel!
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