Monday, June 5, 2023

4th of July Cookies (25 Patriotic Recipes)

The Fourth of July is the perfect time to make patriotic cookies.

We have found lots of cute and yummy cookie recipes to help you celebrate Independence Day.


We have a variety of red white and blue cookies, and lots of these don't require any special decorating skills. 

From drop cookies to bars, we've got some festive 4th of July cookies for you to try!
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Drop cookies are usually quick and easy to make. Mix, scoop, and bake! These require little skill but still look very festive for a July desserts.

Cookies make the perfect party treats, so consider one of these recipes for your next block party or summer celebration.

red white and blue m&m cookies
Red White and Blue M&M Cookies by Little Sunny Kitchen

Celebrate the 4th of July with these easy and buttery Red White and Blue M&M Cookies!

The cookie dough does not require chilling, and you can make these in under 30 minutes!

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Fourth of July M&M Cookies by I Heart Eating

Or here is another variation of red white and blue M&M cookies. These are soft cookies full of red, white, and blue M&Ms and mini chocolate chips.

These easy patriotic chocolate chip cookies take just 20 minutes to make!

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Fruity Red White and Blue Cookies by Lynn's Way of Life

Full of strawberries, blueberries, and white chocolate chips, these red, white, and Blue cookies are a delicious way to celebrate this Summer!

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Classic Thumbprint Cookies by Savor the Spoonful 

These soft and buttery thumbprint cookies are full of yummy fresh icing in the center. Customize the icing color for any holiday or event - everyone is sure to love these sweet and delicious cookies!

oreo red velvet cookies
Oreo Red Velvet Cookies by Savor the Spoonful

Celebrate the 4th of July with these fun and festive oreo red velvet cookies! With delicious chocolate flavor in every bite, they’re not only tasty, but beautiful and easy to make for any party.

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Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies by Rich and Delish

These easy one-bowl red velvet cake mix cookies are chewy and fudgy and are loaded with white chocolate chips. These are perfect for a Fourth of July desserts, add blue M&Ms for a completely perfect treat!

rice crispy cookies
Rice Crispy Cookies by Play Party Plan

Another great easy cookie recipe. Use patriotic sprinkles and more to make these cookies for Memorial Day or Fourth of July.

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Red White and Blue Cookies by Mimosas and Motherhood

Need more chocolate for July 4th? Make these twist on patriotic M&M cookies. They are so cute and delicious.


July sugar cookies are so fun because you can add so much pizazz with sprinkles, royal icing, fresh berries, and candies.

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Cute Fourth of July Sugar Cookies by Homemade Heather

These Fourth of July Sugar Cookies are so fun to make for Independence Day celebrations! Simply decorate them with bright pops of royal icing and embellish with the free printable gift tag.

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Fruit Pizza Mini Sugar Cookies by Simply Scrumptious Eats

These 4th of July Cookies are absolutely delicious! Little mini fruit pizzas topped with a delicious cream cheese topping and patriotic berries make this a must!

sour cream sugar cookies
Sour Cream Sugar Cookies by Saving Talents

These patriotic sour cream sugar cookies are perfect for the 4th of July! The cream cheese frosting is easily dyed red or blue with food coloring, and the dough is perfect for star cookie cutters! A perfect 4th of July patriotic activity for kids.

red velvet cream cheese cookies
Red Velvet Cream Cheese Cookies by Lane & Grey Fare

The Red Velvet Cream Cheese Cookies boast a gentle sugar cookie foundation that blends flawlessly with the cream cheese frosting. The cookies achieve a delightful balance of sweetness and tanginess from the frosting, with additional cookie crumbs on top adding a pleasant texture and offsetting the frosting.

cherry almond sugar cookies
Cherry Almond Sugar Cookies by Sustain My Cooking Habit

Add a little patriotic color to your summer July celebrations with these delicious and simple cherry almond sugar cookies. The almond extract takes these cookies over the top. Add some festive red with the cherry on top.

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Fourth of July Air Fryer Cookies by Recipes From a Pantry

These patriotic Air Fryer 4th of July Cookies are so easy and fun to make! Perfect for your Memorial Day and Independence Day celebrations, or any time you want blue cookies!

firework sugar cookies
Firework Sugar Cookies by The Monday Box

Crunchy 4th of July Cookies look like fireworks with sparkling swirls of red, white, and blue. These patriotic cookies are perfect for picnics and hot weather care packages.

gluten free sugar cookies
Gluten Free Sugar Cookies by Peel with Zeal

These scrumptious gluten-free sugar cookies, with their buttery texture, are ideal for crafting holiday cut-outs and elevating special occasions. These delightful sugar cookies are perfect for various occasions such as birthdays, 4th of July, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, and many more celebrations!

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Patriotic Sugar Cookies by Two Pink Peonies

These patriotic sugar cookies are perfect for the Fourth of July. They’re super easy to make and so delicious! With red and blue sprinkles!!

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Fourth of July Pinwheel Cookies by Play Party Plan

Swirl red, white, and blue cookie dough to make a delicious patriotic holiday treat! These are simply stunning and actually not too hard to make.


Cookie bars are super simple to make. You mix up the dough and then bake in a sheet ban.

They of course wouldn't be complete without gorgeous embellishments. Cut out star shapes with a star sugar cookie cutter from the bars for another cute idea.

fourth of july cookie cake bars
Fourth of July Cookie Cake Bars by A Paige of Positivity

A patriotic dessert that everyone will love!? This 4th of July Cookie Cake is it! It's a fantastic party dessert that will be gone in no time and it truly tastes as good as it looks. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!

flag fruit pizza cookie
Flag Fruit Pizza Cookie by Ai Made if For You

If you’re looking for an easy and festive dessert to make on Independence Day, try this Sugar Cookie Fruit Flag Pizza!

Made with a base of a boxed cookie mix, a layer of cream cheese frosting, and decorated with fresh bananas, strawberries, and blueberries!

You could also use your favorite sugar cookie recipe for the base.

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Patriotic Cookie Bars by Sunshine and Munchkins

These patriotic cookie bars are easy to put together and take with you to BBQs, picnics, or just to enjoy at home! Use gold sprinkles on top to make them even more fun.



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