The Fourth of July is a time for picnics, barbecues and enjoying the warm weather with friends and families. These dairy-free dessert recipes will add color, flavor and flair to your lactose-free celebration.
To view an image gallery of 36 of my Fourth of July favorites, check out this collection of Dairy-Free Fourth of July Desserts.
When I think of All-American desserts, nothing comes to my mind as readily as apple pie. This dairy-free Classic Apple Pie recipe is easy to make and prepare in advance, which helps with party planning, and it is also easy to transport if attending a potluck or picnic.
If apple isn't your slice of pie, check out some of these Dairy-Free Pie Recipes:
Cobblers are perfect for outdoor celebrations like the Fourth of July, as they are easy to transport, stay beautiful with minimal effort and are All-American classics that suit a variety of palates. This dairy-free Red, White & Blue Cobbler is colorful, festive and vegan; combining strawberries and blueberries beneath a sweet biscuit crust, this is delicious served with a scoop of dairy-free ice cream.
Check out my collection of Dairy-Free Cobbler Recipes for more recipes like these:
Cupcakes are fun, festive, simple delights that make serving cake at outdoor celebrations a little easier. For the Fourth of July, I like to make my dairy-free white cupcakes or these Vegan White Cupcakes, top them with strawberry meringue frosting or Vegan Strawberry Frosting,add a few blueberries or blue sprinkles, and finish them off with flaked coconut for a red, white and blueberry treat.
Here are just a few more favorite dairy-free cupcake recipes that are perfect for the Fourth of July:
For vegans, check out my 10 Favorite Vegan Cupcakes.
Here are a few more of my favorite dairy-free cheesecake recipes that are perfect for summertime:
Cookies are great for any party and for anytime of year. Because they take so little time in the oven, they're great for summer holidays like Fourth of July. This collection of Dairy-Free Cookie Recipes contains over 60 dairy-free recipe renditions of favorite cookies, from chocolate chip to peanut butter sandwich cookies.
Here are just a few favorites:
For dairy-free cookie recipes that are also egg-free, check out 40 of my favorite Vegan Cookies.
Quite possibly the most popular picnic dessert, brownies suit just about any festive occasion and please a variety of palates. These dairy-free fudge brownies are no exception. Rich, decadent and easy to eat, these vegan chocolate delights are also healthier without compromising on taste or texture.
Here are just a few more delicious dairy-free brownie renditions that are perfect for the Fourth of July: