​This post will show you the best Memorial Day desserts to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend.

Memorial Day is a time to remember and honor our heroes with gratitude. What better way to celebrate than by adding a sweet touch to your gatherings with patriotic desserts? 

From vibrant red, white, and blue dessert recipes to tasty no bake desserts, we’ve compiled the 25 best Memorial Day desserts that are as delightful as they are easy to make. Whether hosting a backyard barbecue or enjoying a quiet day at home, these summery desserts will surely make your celebration even more memorable.

Memorial Day Desserts

25 Best Memorial Day Desserts

Here are the best Memorial Day recipes for a sweet treat, featuring seasonal fruits and classic all-American flavors. You’ll find everything from berry-loaded cheesecakes to ice cream sandwiches that are perfect for your Memorial Day cookout.


1. No Bake Summer Berry Icebox Cake

Celebrate Memorial Day with this Summer Berry Icebox Cake, featuring layers of graham crackers, cream cheese pudding, and fresh berries like strawberries and blueberries. Simply drizzle white chocolate on top and refrigerate for a few hours to enjoy a cake-like texture without turning on the oven!

Recipe by: Cakes Cottage


2. Red White Blue Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Add a patriotic flair to your Fourth of July, Memorial Day, or Labor Day gatherings with these red, white, and blue chocolate-covered strawberries. They’re a delightful and colorful dessert for any summer celebration.

Recipe by: Princess Pinky Girl

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3. Delicious American Flag Fruit Pizza

Make your 4th of July or Memorial Day extra special with this American flag fruit pizza, featuring a sugar cookie dough base and topped with fresh berries. This easy recipe is perfect for patriotic celebrations and long weekends.

Recipe by: It’s Always Autumn


4. Strawberry Shortcake

These mini strawberry shortcakes in a jar are a must-have for summer gatherings like Memorial Day, picnics, and BBQs. Simple to prepare and always a hit, this dessert combines fresh strawberries and whipped cream for a refreshing treat.

Recipe by: XOXO Bella

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5. Red White and Blue Oreo Balls

Make your patriotic holidays extra special with these Red, White, and Blue Oreo Balls. Ideal for Memorial Day and the 4th of July, this impressive dessert features crushed Oreos, cream cheese, and a vibrant candy coating, perfect for a festive and tasty treat.

Recipe by: To Simply Inspire


6. Red White and Blue Lush

Make your summer gatherings sweeter with Red, White, and Blue Lush, a delightful and easy-to-prepare dessert that’s perfect for festive celebrations.


Recipe by: Everyday Shortcuts

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7. Cheesecake Salad

Enjoy a delightful summer treat with this berry cheesecake salad, a fast and easy fruit salad perfect for sharing with friends and family. It’s made with simple ingredients and comes together in just 10 minutes.

Recipe by: Low Carb Yum

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8. Chocolate Eclair Cake

Enjoy a timeless treat with this no-bake chocolate eclair cake, combining chocolate ganache, graham crackers, and vanilla pudding. It’s an ideal dessert for summer gatherings.

Recipe by: Lamberts Lately


9. Strawberry Icebox Cake

Whip up this Strawberry Icebox Cake with just 6 ingredients for a no-bake, easy, and delicious treat perfect for all your summer gatherings.

Recipe by: Chew Out Loud

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10. Blueberry Strawberry Pie

Enjoy the taste of summer with this strawberry blueberry pie, boasting a buttery, flaky crust and a deliciously sweet fruit filling. This fun recipe works with both fresh and frozen berries!

Recipe by: Little Nonni


11. Red, White, and Blue Bars

Celebrate summer with this American flag cake, complete with a creamy cheesecake filling and a buttery graham cracker crust, topped with blueberries and raspberries to form a festive flag design. Ideal for any patriotic occasion.


Recipe by: Texanerin Baking


12. Walking Berry Pretzel Salad

Treat your taste buds to the irresistible walking berry pretzel salad in a bag, a convenient blend of sweet and salty flavors that will have you craving more! It’s the perfect summer dessert for kids and adults alike.

Recipe by: Everyday Shortcuts


13. Memorial Day Cookies

These cookies are perfect for summer parties, with cream cheese frosting, strawberry star cut-outs, and blueberries. 


Recipe by: Food Doodles


14. Firecracker Cake

Make your summer celebrations sparkle with this Firecracker Cake, a vibrant red, white, and blue bundt cake made with just 5 ingredients. Bake, decorate, and enjoy the perfect festive dessert!

Recipe by: The Slow Roasted Italian


15. Brownie Bites

Whip up a batch of Brownie Bites in no time, packing all the flavor and texture of traditional brownies into mini treats. This easy recipe takes less than 30 minutes and a few ingredients to create these irresistible fudgy bites perfect for a Memorial Day picnic.


Recipe by: Love From The Oven


16. Raspberry Cobbler

Indulge in Raspberry Cobbler, where sweet raspberries meet a bubbly sugar and spice mixture, topped with a simple, flaky biscuit cobbler topping.

Recipe by: Sense & Edibility


17. Patriotic Chocolate Covered Oreos

Celebrate summer holidays with these adorable patriotic chocolate-covered Oreos, perfect for any red, white, and blue-themed event. Easy to make with just four ingredients, they’re a delightful treat for all your festive gatherings!

Recipe by: Morgan Wender


18. Dessert Nachos

Enjoy a delicious treat with layers of cinnamon sugar tortilla chips, ice cream, strawberries, and a rich mix of caramel and chocolate sauce, perfect for any summer gathering.

Recipe by: Julie’s Eats & Treats


19. Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Treat yourself to this homemade twist on a classic with ice cream nestled between extra-soft chocolate chip cookies, making a frozen dessert that surpasses the traditional chipwich.

Recipe by: Joy Food Sunshine


20. Blackberry Cobbler

Enjoy the taste of summer with a hot, bubbly Blackberry Cobbler, filled with juicy wild blackberries. This Southern favorite is super easy to make with simple ingredients and pairs perfectly with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Recipe by: The Forked Spoon


21. Rainbow Layered Jello

Make your desserts more exciting with rainbow layered jello, a fun treat that’s easy to customize with your favorite colors and flavors for any event.


Recipe by: Chew Out Loud


22. Campfire Apple Crisp

Enjoy the fun of making Campfire Apple Crisp whether you’re camping or at home! Juicy apples sweetened with sugar and flavored with cinnamon are topped with a sweet, crunchy crumb for a delightful dessert.

Recipe by: XOXO Bella


23. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Treat yourself to Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries, juicy strawberries filled with creamy cream cheese, and finished with fresh blueberries. 

Recipe by: On My Kids Plate


24. Angel Food Cake with Blueberry Lemon

This easy Angel Food Cake is delightfully light and sweet, made with only 5 ingredients. Top with blueberry cream, fresh berries, and lemon zest for a refreshing dessert. Grill it in summer or use our broiling and toasting tips for year-round enjoyment.

Recipe by: Two Healthy Kitchens


25. Red, White, and Blue Cheesecake Salad

Make your summer events sweeter with Red, White, and Blue Cheesecake Salad. This easy dessert salad, with fresh fruit and a creamy cheesecake filling, is always a favorite at picnics and potlucks!


Recipe by: The Slow Roasted Italian


Which one of these easy summer desserts will you be making for Memorial Day celebration?

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Memorial Day Desserts