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

You can easily make a flag design by using blueberries and sliced strawberries!
You can easily make a flag design by using blueberries and sliced strawberries! Source: Big Bear’s Wife 

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

The bursting colors are perfect for the day.
The bursting colors are perfect for the day. Source: Mom Loves Baking 

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 will love these delicious and patriotic cookies.
Everybody will love these delicious and patriotic cookies. Source: Two Sisters Crafting 

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.

Patriotic Trifles

This layered dessert is perfect for the day.
This layered dessert is perfect for the day. Source: Dessert Now Dinner Later 

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

Add food coloring to the frosting to make the flag design!
Add food coloring to the frosting to make the flag design! Source: Two Sisters Crafting 

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!

Flag Brownies

Everybody will be impressed with these flag brownies!
Everybody will be impressed with these flag brownies! Source: Dinner at the Zoo 

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 patriotic pretzel rods are perfect not only for Memorial Day, but also for Veteran’s Day and 4th of July.
These patriotic pretzel rods are perfect not only for Memorial Day, but also for Veteran’s Day and 4th of July. Source: All She Cooks 

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

Red, white, blue, and healthy.
Red, white, blue, and healthy. Source: Cincy Shopper 

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:

  • Strawberries
  • Raspberries
  • Blueberries
  • Apples

Slice them up, add the delicious lime dressing from Cincy Shopper and you’re done! Easy, simple, and delicious!

Triple Berry Frozen Smoothie

Colorful layers create a beautiful and colorful effect in this smoothie recipe.
Colorful layers create a beautiful and colorful effect in this smoothie recipe. Source: In Katrina’s Kitchen 

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

The adults will love this tasty sangria drink.
The adults will love this tasty sangria drink. Source: Growing Up Gabel 

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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