Red, White and Blue Treats to Make for Your Olympics Viewing Party

Show your pride for Team USA with these patriotic recipes

July 4th Recipes
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01 of 08

Frozen Coconut Daiquiris

July 4th Recipes
Jennifer Causey

Every party needs a signature cocktail, and nothing is more on-theme than these America-themed boozy beverages created by Beauty & Essex beverage director Megan Ardizoni. Each layer is made with a coconut simple syrup that you'll want to use again and again for all future cocktails.

Get the recipe HERE.

02 of 08

Brownie Flag Cake

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You can't go wrong with a classic flag cake. The key to making the white stripes and stars on top of Gaby Dalkin's moist brownie cake is to roll some of the fruit in powdered sugar.

Get the recipe HERE.

03 of 08

Hand Pies

July 4th Recipes
Jennifer Causey

Chef Jamika Pessoa created these bite-size desserts to be half pie and half ice cream sandwich. They'll have the party doing flips like the gymnasts in Tokyo.

Get the recipe HERE.

04 of 08

Pecan-Rum Balls

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Jennifer Causey

You only need a few ingredients to make these festive (and spiked!) dessert balls from Preppy Kitchen's John Kanell. Swap out the rum for root beer for a nonalcoholic version.

Get the recipe HERE.

05 of 08

Cookies & Cream Cheesecake

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Jennifer Causey

Don't feel like baking but still want to entertain for the Games? Molly Yeh's dessert is the perfect solution.

Get the recipe HERE.

06 of 08

Firecracker Pops

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Jennifer Causey

Keep your guests cool with these treats from Clarice Lam, the pastry chef at Kimika in N.Y.C. They're flavored and colored naturally with tart cherries and limes, creamy coconut milk and sweet blueberries.

Get the recipe HERE.

07 of 08

Tie-Dye Cheesecake Stars

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Victor Protasio

Buddy Valastro makes these cute confections by separating and dying the cheesecake batter red, white and blue and then swirling them together with a wooden skewer. If you don't have a star-shaped cookie cutter, simply cut them into squares—they'll still be beaming with pride.

Get the recipe HERE.

08 of 08

Toffee Popcorn Balls

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Who doesn't love dessert on a stick? Even your kids can pitch in decorating these salty-sweet balls in melted red and blue chocolates.

Get the recipe HERE.

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