Need a last minute idea for a Fourth of July dessert? Then, here are four easy solutions:


1. Red, White, and Blue Layered Vanilla Cupcakes (with white “star” sprinkles) – click for the recipe


2. Strawberry (Multigrain) Shortcakes with Fresh Strawberries & Amaretto-Spiked Whipped Cream (add fresh blueberries to complete the red, white, and blue look) – click for the recipe


3. Mini Berry Tarts (Vegan & Gluten-Free) – click for the recipe


4. Lemon Rosemary Thumbprint Cookies with Strawberry Preserves (add a blueberry in the center to get all the colors!) – click for the recipe

If you’re celebrating, what are you making food/dessert-wise for the Fourth?