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5 Patriotic Pies [Flag Pies]

Stars and Stripes Pie from Woman's Day

There may be nothing more American than apple pie, but when it comes to the 4th of July, you need a patriotic dessert with a little more color...or at least some stars and stripes!  I also don't like apple pie, so that might be the real reason I love all of these fun 4th of July pies!  If you have some serious pie skills, you can try out this stars and stripes pie from Woman's Day.

DIY Patriotic Bunting

Red, White, and Blue Bunting from Country Living

Five 4th of July Ice Cream Desserts [Patriotic Treats]

Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwiches from Farm Girl Dabbles

There is no better treat for a hot 4th of July than some yummy ice cream and what better way to deliver it to your guests then in a fun patriotic ice cream sandwich.  Farm Girl Dabbles created these yummy ice cream sandwiches with red velvet shortbread cookie stars and cream cheese ice cream.  YUM! 

10 Tips for Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

I don't believe there is a recipe for a perfect chocolate chip cookie.  Everyone has their own opinions about what makes a chocolate chip cookie great.  Some people like soft, some chewy, others flat and crispy.   But there are a few tips that can make your favorite chocolate chip cookie even better.