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a round wooden board filled with red, white and blue themed desserts like cookies, candies and donuts

4th of July Dessert Board

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  • Author: Julianne Dell
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 servings
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No-Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Quick and easy July 4th dessert board is perfect for kids and adults. It’s filled with a both homemade and store brought treats.


  • 23 varieties of candy (such as M&Ms)
  • 23 varieties of baked treats (cupcakes, cookies, Rice Krispie Treats).
  • 23 varieties of fresh fruit 


  • Choose a board of any shape or size.
  • Start with a large centerpieces or focus items, then add a couple of small bowls and place them on your board, fill with candy and fruit. 
  • Add largest items first and assemble them around the outside. Arrange them in away so you don’t have the same color or textures sitting next to one another.
  • Fill the holes using any leftover candy and chocolate.