Independence Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about the menu for your patriotic get-together. You’ve got your all-American recipes, festive decorations and other Fourth of July must-haves, so make sure you don’t forget dessert! These 20 red, white and blue treats are just the thing to help you add a little flair to the table and cap off a great July 4th celebration.

1. Red, White and Blue Ombre Funfetti Cake: Our own recipe, this festive cake may look intimidating to make, but we have super easy to follow steps that will make it a cinch! (via Brit + Co)

2. Firecracker Cupcakes: Using Poprocks for sprinkles will really help these firecrackers light up the party! (via Brit + Co)

3. Ombre Independence Day Cake: Ombre is still definitely right on trend this summer, which is why you should wow your guests with this impressive cake. The secret? Store-bought frosting and cake mixes! That way you only have to focus on actually putting the cake together. (via Brit + Co)

4. Star Spangled Fruit Kabobs: You can never have too many flags! These healthy kabobs can be done in just minutes, and you can substitute bananas for the marshmallows if you want to keep them all-fruit. (via Simple Girl)

5. Boozy Red, White and Blue Cheesecake Popsicles: With a little bit of fruit, a little bit of cheesecake and a little bit of booze, these sweet treats bring together rich flavors for a dessert the adults at your party will all love. (via Host the Toast)

6. Star-Spangled Pie: This cheesecake pie is incredibly simple to make and can be done the day before if you’re pressed for time. Feel free to add whatever mix-ins you want. Chocolate M&Ms? Sprinkles? The choice is yours! (via Snackpicks)

7. Tie Dyed Fudge: This recipe is great for large parties, and the marbled effect makes this fudge squares look as good as they taste. (via Taste and Tell)

8. 4th of July Popsicles: The blueberries hiding within the vanilla ice cream and fruit puree add a fun burst of flavor to these popsicles. If you don’t have time to make the ice cream by hand, you can always use a carton of your fave. (via Itsy Bitsy Foodies)

9. Independence Cookie Pops: Let’s face it, food on a stick is always more fun to eat. Sugar, double dark chocolate, macadamia nuts — the cookie possibilities are endless. (via A Step in the Journey)

10. Patriotic Fruit Salad: There’s no better way to get kids (and picky adults) to eat more fruit than to cut it up in star shapes. (via Babble)

11. Frozen Yogurt Parfaits: This yummy dessert features frozen yogurt, fresh berries, gluten-free clusters and a coconut whipped topping, so feel free to dig in without worrying about how you’ll fit into your bathing suit the next day. (via She Knows)

12. Red, White and Blueberry Trifle: Trifles are light and refreshing, easy to assemble and can be made as either one large dessert or in individual cups, depending on your needs. (via Seeking Shade)

13. Patriotic Strawberries: These are a great last-minute treat if you don’t have the time for more elaborate desserts. Plus, they’re a fun culinary project to do with kids. (via The Girl Who Ate Everything)

14. Nutella Cookie Dough Dipped Pretzels: Can’t decide between sweet or salty, chocolate or cookies? With these delicious bites, you won’t have to. (via Crazy for Crust)

15. Red, White and Blue Fruit Cookie: Prepared sugar cookie dough forms the crust of this cookie cake creation, and you can use whatever combination of fruits strikes your fancy. (via Get Off Your Tush and Cook)

16. Sprinkle Ombre Cake: Indulge your inner child with this rainbow cake. If the colorful ombre layers don’t get you, the sprinkle coating will! (via Brit + Co)

17. Red, White and Blue Jello Shots: What’s a party without jello shots? No kind of party we want to be invited to! These colored treats will be a hit, we promise. (via Brit + Co)

18. Pinwheel Icebox Cookies: These cookies require a little planning, since the dough needs to be colored, rolled out and refrigerated, but the pretty swirls in the resulting cookies are well worth the effort. (via Just a Taste)

19. Red, White and Blue Whoopie Pies: Whoopie pies are an American classic, and if fruit really isn’t your thing, you can still show off you patriotic zeal with these toothsome cookies. (via Ambrosia)

20. Red Velvet Pancakes With Coconut Syrup and Blueberries: There’s no law that says you can’t have breakfast for dessert. Which is good, because that means you can have as many stacks of these deep red pancakes as you want! (via Eclectic Recipes)

What desserts are you planning to make this Fourth of July? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook!