Easy Red White And Blue Trifle

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This Red White And Blue Trifle is the perfect patriotic treat for your holiday celebration! This fun and festive no-bake dessert is just the thing for bringing to BBQs, potlucks, and picnics.

 

red white and blue trifle served in glass jars

Looking for a fun and festive dessert for your upcoming Independence Day celebration? Show your patriotic pride by whipping up this suuuuuper easy to make red white and blue trifle.

Not only is this 4th of July trifle gorgeous to look at, but the individual portions make it the perfect dessert for backyard BBQs, picnics, and potlucks. And the best part? There is absolutely no baking required. Yeap, no-bake desserts are what summertime is all about.

Related Recipe : 4th of July Cupcakes

And folks, this patriotic trifle is so easy to whip up, the kids can even do it themselves. Plus, it can be made ahead of time – it’ll keep in the fridge for up to 4 days – so you won’t miss out on any of the festivities.

two servings of red white and blue trifle with paper decorations

Why You’ll ♡ This

  • Easy To Make. This recipe comes together quickly and uses simple, ready-made ingredients. And no oven needed!
  • Festive. The beautiful red, white and blue layers of this delicious dessert are perfect for celebrating 4th of July, Memorial Day, Flag Day, and Veteran’s Day.
  • Versatile. Trifles are a versatile dessert that can be customized to suit your taste, or to use up ingredients you already have on hand.

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Ready to learn how easy it is to make this patriotic trifle? Gather up your ingredients and I’ll show you…..

Get the complete ingredients list and instructions from the recipe card below.

How To Make Red White And Blue Trifle

  1. In each jar, add a layer of shortbread cookies, then a second layer whipped cream, a third layer chocolate sauce, and then add in a layer of M&M candies. Repeat one more time.
  2. Once all jars are filled, store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  3. Add decorations and serve cold.
image collage showing the steps for making red white and blue trifle

Recipe Tips

  • Make this trifle for different holidays or events by using different colors of M&Ms (i.e. green and red for Christmas, black and orange for Halloween, etc.)
  • Want to make a healthier version of this patriotic trifle? Use fresh strawberries and blueberries instead of candy.
  • Swap the shortbread for your favorite cookie, graham crackers, or thinly sliced pound cake.

Serving Suggestions

This patriotic trifle is the perfect dessert to serve with these classic summer dishes:

red white and blue trifle served in glass jars with colorful decorations

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5 from 9 votes

Easy Red White And Blue Trifle

This fun and festive patriotic trifle will be the hit of your holiday celebration!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time1 minute
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, Western
Servings: 4
Calories: 755kcal
Author: Bintu Hardy

Ingredients

  • 12 shortbread cookies
  • 2 cups whipped cream
  • 1 cup chocolate sauce
  • 1 cup M&M Candies blue and red colors

Instructions

  • In each jar, add a layer of shortbread cookies, then a second layer whipped cream, a third layer chocolate sauce, and then add in a layer of M&M candies. Repeat one more time.
  • Once all jars are filled, store in the refrigerator.
  • Add decorations, if desired, and serve cold.
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Notes

  • Make this trifle for different holidays or events by using different colors of M&Ms (i.e. green and red for Christmas, black and orange for Halloween, etc.)
  • Want to make a healthier version of this patriotic trifle? Use fresh strawberries and blueberries instead of candy.
  • Swap the shortbread for your favorite cookie, graham crackers, or thinly sliced pound cake.

Nutrition

Calories: 755kcal | Carbohydrates: 106g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 458mg | Potassium: 290mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 66g | Vitamin A: 348IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 138mg | Iron: 2mg

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    I don’t suppose there will be many 4th of july parties this year, but I am sure they’d enjoy this dessert.

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    What a fun recipe for the holiday! I bet my kids will really get into making these. Thanks for the idea and recipe!