With summer officially here, it's time to start thinking about your Fourth of July cookout. If you're like most people, you want something delicious with a patriotic twist — but not something that will have you slaving away in the kitchen for hours.
If you've tried to make a dessert with a patriotic theme in the past and failed miserably, don't feel bad — you're not alone.That's why we thought we should put together a list of our favorite easy-to-make, Fourth-of-July-worthy desserts. And, better yet, none of these desserts require you to turn on the oven — what could be more appealing than a show-stopping no-bake dessert?
With a few fresh berries and some colored frosting to replicate the colors of the American flag, and the occasional splash of Champagne for that sparkling fireworks effect, you can easily create a delicious dessert that's sure to be the star of any picnic or cookout! Here are a few of our favorite no-bake desserts that will make you proud to be an American. Enjoy!
American Flag Ice Cream Cake
Kristie Collado and Shannon Darnall contributed to this round-up.