Sweet Treats for 4th of July

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Try making these patriotic treats for your Independence Day celebration
waffles

These waffles can be made last minute for a 4th of July brunch.

July 4th is the unofficial start of summer and it’s only days away! The kids are out of school, the days are getting warmer and everyone is ready to make their favorite dishes to celebrate. While corn on the cob and hamburgers are typical 4th of July staples, try these four sweet and festive treats that will please any party guest!

Mixed Berry and Cream Cheese Waffles

Start the celebrations early and make these waffle cakes topped with strawberries and blueberries for breakfast. They’ll be ready in 15 minutes and are the perfect treat for kids to help with in the kitchen. Have them wash the fruit and stir the blueberries into the batter – they are sure to feel like mini-chefs!

Berry Upside Down Cake

berry upside down cake

Summer is berry season, so grab some raspberries, blackberries and blueberries at your local farmers market to whip up this festive Berry Upside Down Cake. Made with Krusteaz’s Cinnamon Swirl Crumb Cake & Muffin Mix, this beautiful treat is the perfect red, white & blue dessert to bring to your 4th of July party!

Patriotic Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bars

These Patriotic Cookie Bars allow each guest to have their own American flag! Don’t have time to place all of the chocolate candies day of? Prep these cookies the night before and store them in an airtight container.

Cranberry Sugar Cookie Pizza

Filled with cranberries, crunchy macadamia nuts and melted white chocolate chips, this Sugar Cookie Pizza will be gobbled up in minutes. Sprinkle fresh blueberries on top for something blue!

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