Looking for a festive Fourth of July dish that even your even the littlest patriots can enjoy? While there are plenty of red, white and blue desserts out there, we’ve curated a list of treats that are kid-friendly (i.e. no booze or caffeine) and simple enough you can almost make them with one baby on your hip. Click through the gallery to choose a treat that even your baby can smash into his mouth.

Berry Tart with Brown Butter Shortbread Crust

A brown-butter crust adds a rich, nutty note that pairs beautifully with the vanilla whipped cream to elevate this festive berry tart. We especially love the idea of making mini tarts, which are just perfect for your mini me. Head to Bakerita for the recipe.

Photo: Bakerita


What’s your little’s favorite festive treat? Tell us in a comment below.

— Eva Ingvarson Cerise