These red white and blue Memorial Day Desserts will make any cookout or party a success. From cookies and cakes to brownies and more, everyone will enjoy the best Memorial Day Desserts.

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It is so much fun to make festive desserts for Memorial Day. We love using lots of red, white and blue in these recipes! Each of these dessert ideas taste amazing and take very little time to make.

Try one of these easy recipes for a delicious festive treat. From cake recipes and easy cupcake recipes to no bake desserts, these recipes are simple and delicious.

Why You Will Love These Recipes

Whether you are throwing a backyard barbecue for a lot of guests or just want to make a few festive treats for your family, these ideas are fabulous. They are easy to make, packed with flavor and loaded with red, white and blue!

Any of these sweet treats would be perfect for picnics, Memorial Day Weekend or July 4th. While Blueberry Pie and Key Lime Pie are tasty, the desserts below are full of patriotic flair.

1. Red, White and Blue Icebox Cake

Delicious layers come together for an amazing no bake dessert with graham cracker crust. Each bite is light and not too heavy with the perfect blend of cream cheese and fresh berries.

Red White and Blue Icebox Cake
The layers of Red White and Blue Icebox Cake look stunning. Family and friends will love this dessert with fresh berries. The pudding mixture is so decadent but not heavy at all. It is the perfect Summertime treat.
Red White and Blue Icebox Cake

2. Red White and Blue Trifle

We love to make trifle recipes because the layers look so pretty. This recipe combines simple ingredients for a gorgeous and tasty dessert.

Red White and Blue Trifle
Red White and Blue Trifle has layers of berries, pudding and cake for a festive dessert. Enjoy this recipe for Memorial Day or Fourth of July.
Red White and Blue Trifle

3. 4th of July Poke Cake Recipe

Transform a cake mix into this stunning poke cake. It is so pretty cut and you can top with strawberry ice cream.

Close up image of a piece of Red White and Blue Cake on a white plate.
4th of July poke cake recipe
If you are looking for a patriotic and super easy dessert, this 4th of July poke cake recipe is the one to try! With only a few ingredients, it is so easy.
4th of July poke cake recipe

4. Red Velvet Cupcakes

This classic recipe for Red Velvet does not disappoint. Cupcakes are so fun for cookouts and these are so vibrant and pretty.

Best Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe
The Best Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe is easy to make from scratch and each bite is moist. Top with cream cheese frosting and you have the best dessert.
Best Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe

5. American Flag Cake Recipe

Jazz up a plain cake with strawberries and blueberries on top. It is so simple to arrange this into a flag for the perfect Memorial Day dessert in a sheet pan.

American Flag Cake
Every 4th of July or Memorial Day party needs an American Flag Cake. This recipe is super easy and not complicated at all. Let the kids help and make it an annual tradition.
American Flag Cake

6. Red Velvet Poke Cake

This decadent cake takes very little time to make but turns out fabulous. The gorgeous red color is perfect for a festive treat. Poke Cakes are easier than cobbler or cheesecake.

Red Velvet Poke Cake
Red Velvet Poke Cake is luscious and delicious. The entire recipe is so simple and starts with a cake mix. Everyone will love this easy recipe.
Red Velvet Poke Cake

7. 4th of July Cupcakes

From the sprinkles on top to the surprise in the middle, these cupcakes will impress. Each bite is full of lots of yummy surprises. When it crumbles, the sprinkles will pour out!

4th of July Cupcakes
There is a surprise in the middle. Everyone will go crazy over this fun and festive recipe.
4th of July Cupcakes

8. Red White and Blue Cake

Swirls of red, white and blue come together to make this amazing layer cake. It is topped with even more festive icing for the best dessert and perfect texture. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Red, White, and Blue Cake
Make this easy cake the next time you need a patriotic treat. It is so pretty and yummy too.
Red, White, and Blue Cake

Cookies always make a great dessert. Choose from any of these tasty recipes that will be perfect for Memorial Day. They are so yummy.

9. Red, White and Blue Crinkle Cake Mix Cookies

This recipe starts with a cake mix and takes very little time to make. The cookies are soft and fluffy and so pretty.

Red White and Blue Cake Mix Cookies
Red White and Blue Cake Mix Cookies are so soft and delicious. Plus, they are so festive and patriotic. Make these delicious cookies today for a tasty treat.
Red White and Blue Cake Mix Cookies

10. 4th of July Chocolate Covered Oreos

If you are looking for a no bake treat, make these easy chocolate covered Oreo cookies. They are so festive with red and blue candy melts.

4th of July Chocolate Covered Oreos
This no bake treat is easy to make and so delicious.
4th of July Chocolate Covered Oreos

11. 4th of July Cake Mix Cookies

This simple recipe only calls for 5 ingredients. Anyone can make this easy recipe in minutes starting with a cake mix. Kids will go crazy over the patriotic M&M’s candy.

4th of July Cake Mix Cookies
Just 5 ingredients is needed for this simple recipe. Let the kids help make this yummy and festive treat.
4th of July Cake Mix Cookies

Everyone loves cookie cake and it is very easy to make one from scratch. Use red, white and blue M&M’s to decorate this cake as a flag.

American flag cookie cake
Turn a plain cookie cake into a red, white and blue treat for Memorial Day.
American flag cookie cake

Memorial Day Treats

From Oreo Truffles to Chocolate Covered Pretzels and decadent candy, the ideas are endless for treats. The hardest part of these recipes will be choosing which one to make first.

13. Red, White and Blue Chocolate Bark Recipe

Chocolate Bark is super easy to make and you can use lots of red, white and blue toppings. Just break this treat into pieces to make it easy to grab and go.

Red White and Blue Bark
Red White and Blue Bark recipe is the perfect patriotic candy to make for a festive treat. It is super easy and tastes amazing for a really special dessert everyone will love. 
Red White and Blue Bark

14. Red, White and blue Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Turn plain pretzels into delicious chocolate covered treats. Dip each pretzel into an assortment of festive colors and top with sprinkles.

Red, White and Blue Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Celebrate 4th of July with these festive and tasty Red White and Blue chocolate covered pretzels. They are fun to make and budget friendly.
Red, White and Blue Chocolate Covered Pretzels

15. 4th of July Puppy Chow Recipe

Enjoy puppy chow for every season when you make this patriotic dessert. Each bite is so sweet and delicious.

4th of July puppy chow recipe
4th of July puppy chow recipe is a simple patriotic treat perfect to make for fourth of July or Memorial Day. Everyone will love patriotic puppy chow!
4th of July puppy chow recipe

16. 4th of July Chocolate Dipped Rice Krispie Treats

Dip plain rice krispie treats in an assortment of festive chocolate for Memorial Day. Let the kids help decorate each one with sprinkles and drizzles of more chocolate.

Red White and Blue Rice Krispie Treats
Try making Red White and Blue Rice Krispie Treats for a delicious and patriotic dessert. We love to make festive treats for July 4th and Memorial Day. 
Red White and Blue Rice Krispie Treats

17. 4th of July Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

Pretzel Rods are so fun to decorate for Memorial Day. This is a really easy treat to let the kids help with. Find more tips for making chocolate covered pretzels.

4th of July Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods
Make these 4th of July Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods for a red, white and blue treat sure to impress. Easy to make with simple ingredients.
4th of July Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

18. Crock Pot Patriotic Clusters

This is the easiest recipe and so tasty. The entire dessert only calls for 4 ingredients. Each bite is so creamy and decadent. The slow cooker makes it even easier.

Crock pot patriotic clusters stacked on top of one another.
Crock pot Patriotic Clusters
You only need 4 ingredients to make amazing crock pot patriotic clusters. The slow cooker does all of the work. Try it for July 4th.
Crock pot Patriotic Clusters

19. Patriotic Oreo balls

Make this no bake treat for an amazing recipe to serve on Memorial Day. Anytime you need a red, white and blue treat, try making oreo balls with just 4 ingredients.

Patriotic Oreo Balls
You only need 4 ingredients to make Patriotic Oreo Balls. This creamy and delicious treat is festive, tasty and so easy!
Patriotic Oreo Balls

20. Patriotic Crack

Once you make this fabulous recipe, everyone will be hooked. It only takes a couple of simple ingredients and turns out yummy.

Close up of the Patriotic Bark laid on top of each other
Patriotic Crack
Patriotic Crack is super easy and so festive with sprinkles. With only a few ingredients, this decadent treat comes together in minutes.
Patriotic Crack

21. Red Velvet Brownies

Not only are these brownies super tasty, they are perfect for Memorial Day. The entire recipe is a gorgeous shade of red and the white chocolate adds a stunning contrast.

Close up of Red Velvet Brownies stacked on top of each other.
Red Velvet Brownies
The secret to these easy Red velvet brownies is a cake mix. Each bite is decadent and loaded with white chocolate chips. Give it a try!
Red Velvet Brownies

22. Red white and blue jello 

Check out these easy step by step instructions to make these firecracker jello treats. Simply layer blue jello, whipped cream and red jello for an easy dessert.

Red white and blue jello
Layers of red, white and blue jello make an easy treat for Memorial Day.
Red white and blue jello

23. 4th of July Rice Krispie Treats

Whenever I make rice krispie treats, they are the first dessert to go. This recipe turns a classic treat into a red, white and blue dessert.

4th of July Rice Krispie Treats
Delicious layers of red, white and blue rice krispies treats come together for a tasty dessert. It is perfect for your next Memorial Day cookout.
4th of July Rice Krispie Treats

24. 4th of July fruit kabobs

I always like to have a healthy option at parties. Similar to fruit salad, these kabobs are packed with delicious blueberries, strawberries and bananas. No need to heat up the oven.

4th of July fruit kabobs
If you are looking for a healthy dessert, make these fruit kabobs. This festive treat will be a hit and it looks stunning.
4th of July fruit kabobs

25. 4th of July Ice Cream Sandwich recipe

Do you need dessert in a pinch? Pick up a box of store-bought ice cream sandwiches and coat the sides in sprinkles.

4th of July Ice Cream Sandwich recipe
Turn store bought ice cream sandwiches into an easy treat. Just add sprinkles.
4th of July Ice Cream Sandwich recipe

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