Fun July 4th Dessert: Berry Flag Tart

The star of your patriotic menu will be this flag-shape dessert featuring bright red raspberries, tart blueberries, and dough cut in stripes and star shapes. Despite the masterpiece finish, it's actually quite simple to make.

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Easy 4th of July Decorations

Decorate your home in the spirit of Independence Day with our red, white, and blue 4th of July decorations. From flags to fireworks, these easy decorations cover every July 4th theme you can think of -- and they're cute to boot.

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Our Favorite July 4th Recipes

Take the guesswork out of creating a delicious spread of 4th of July food. Our July 4th entrees (hot dogs! ribs!), drinks (punch! sangria!), side dishes (fruit and pasta salads!), and desserts (mmm, pie) make organizing a patriotic potluck a breeze.

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Festive July 4th Desserts

Celebrate Independence Day with these festive 4th of July desserts! With star-shape scones and piecrusts, tempting tarts, colorful shakes, and fresh berries, these recipes for 4th of July desserts are sure to stand out at your patriotic celebration.

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Easy 4th of July Party Ideas

Gather your friends and use these patriotic decorating, entertaining, and recipe ideas for this year's 4th of July celebration. From festive star banners and refreshing watermelon coolers to raveworthy party favors and more, your 4th of July party is bound to be summer's biggest shindig.

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4th of July Cake Recipes

Headed to a 4th of July potluck? Cakes are a dreamy way to end the day (well, that and fireworks), and our collection of berry-topped cakes, lush chocolate cakes, swirled sprinkle cakes, and layered red velvet cakes are worth their own oohs and aahs.

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Coconut Cream Island Punch

Make our DIY party cocktail -- that includes just a few tasty ingredients -- for an adults-only drink everyone can agree on. Cut-up star fruit provides a gorgeous base inside your drink pitcher.

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Thanksgiving Pies & Cakes

Warm apple pie, festive holiday tarts, creamy pumpkin pie, and divine cakes -- these recipes are perfect for a delicious and easy-to-make Thanksgiving dessert. Try one of our dreamy pumpkin pie recipes, or perhaps one of these six harvest pie recipes. Featuring warm spices and luscious fall fruit, our desserts are the perfect finale to a memorable Thanksgiving dinner. For a fresh spin on the classic pumpkin pie, get creative and try another of our tasty pumpkin desserts, such as maple-pumpkin creme brulee or pumpkin-spice macaroons. If you prefer fruit desserts, check out our fresh ideas for apple pies, or choose from our list of rich and juicy berry pies. Crunched for time on Thanksgiving Day? No problem! We've got plenty of yummy recipes for a scrumptious make-ahead dessert you can put together a day or two in advance. To make choosing a dessert recipe a bit easier, we've compiled lists of our tastiest fall pies and tarts, as well as our all-time favorite pie recipes. Happy baking!

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