It’s not a sweet Fourth of July without some delicious and cooling desserts! We’ve rounded up a few easy and scrumptious desserts that will keep you cool while hanging out in the summer heat watching the fireworks.

Patriotic Trifle

Photo and recipe courtesy of Chef-in-Training

If you’re looking for a light dessert with some fruit and whipped cream, this one is perfectly easy and super tasty. Get the recipe here

Fourth of July Milkshakes

Photo and recipe courtesy of a Pint Sized Baker

This Fourth of July dessert is sure to be a hit with the kiddos! This milkshake is festive and ridiculously easy to make. If you want it on the healthier side, substitute the milk for almond milk and the regular vanilla ice cream for coconut milk ice cream. Get the recipe here

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Photo and recipe courtesy of Yankee Magazine

If you love chocolate chip cookies and ice cream, why not combine two of life’s sweetest pleasures? Just add some patriotic sprinkles and you’re set! This is, literally, easier than pie. Get the recipe here