Sweeten Up July 4th The Fourth of July is a day filled with pride and is a wonderful holiday to celebrate in the midst of summer! With parades, backyard barbecues, and a day filled with fun, it’s a great time to celebrate with something sweet. These 5 tips for sweetening up your holiday are festively fun, delicious, and easy to make!

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Ice Cream Sandwiches
  • Red, White, and Blue Sprinkles
  • Twizzlers®
  • Rice Krispies®
  • White Chocolate
  • Dessert Sticks or Skewers
  • Marshmallows
  • Vanilla Icing
  • Pretzel Twists
  • Sugar
  • Red and Blue Food Coloring
  • Patriotic Paper

Red, White, and Blue Ice Cream SandwichesSweeten Up July 4th

  1. Grab a pack of ice cream sandwiches and festively colored sprinkles.Sweeten Up July 4th
  2. Pour your sprinkles onto a plate and press the sides of your ice cream sandwich into the sprinkles.
  3. Arrange on a serving dish to serve or freeze for later!

Star-Spangled Flag PretzelsSweeten Up July 4th

  1. Dip pretzel twists into melted white chocolate for a classic well-loved treat.Sweeten Up July 4th Sweeten Up July 4th
  2. Use sprinkles or colored icing to decorate each pretzel into stared and striped flags.

Striped Marshmallow PopsSweeten Up July 4th

  1. Use dessert sticks or skewers for each marshmallow.Sweeten Up July 4th
  2. Dip them into white chocolate or vanilla icing and roll in food colored sugar to create stripes of red white and blue.Sweeten Up July 4th Sweeten Up July 4th
  3. Arrange in a bowl for display and easy sharing! You can also use coconut and additional marshmallows to hold the marshmallow pops in place.

Rice Krispies® Treats PopsSweeten Up July 4th

  1. Use dessert sticks or skewers for each treat.Sweeten Up July 4th
  2. Dip them into white chocolate or vanilla icing and roll in sprinkles for a yummy treat!Sweeten Up July 4th

Twizzlers® SparklersSweeten Up July 4th

  1. Wrap a few Twizzlers® in festive patriotic paper for an easy way to hand out candy!Sweeten Up July 4th

Looking for even more tasty patriotic treats? Try making these berry patriotic star-spangled pies!

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