Having a barbecue this Independence Day?

Don’t forget the dessert! Try these easy and delicious kid-friendly sweets.

« Pretzel Sparklers

Ingredients: Large pretzel sticks, white chocolate chips, sprinkles

Directions: In a double boiler, melt white chocolate chips until they are smooth and creamy. Coat the top half of the pretzel stick with white chocolate. Cover with red and blue sprinkles and then prop upright in a glass until the chocolate hardens.

Amerikabobs »

Ingredients: Strawberries, marshmallows, angel food cake, chocolate chips, wood skewers

Directions: Rinse and cut the tops off of the strawberries. If strawberries are large, cut them in half. Cut the angel food cake into bite-size squares. Alternate strawberries, cake and marshmallows on the kabobs. Set aside. In a double boiler, melt chocolate chips until they are smooth and creamy. Put melted chocolate in a sandwich bag and then cut off a very small corner of the bag. Rotate the kabobs while drizzling chocolate over them. Carefully arrange them on a plate and let chocolate harden in the refrigerator.

Patriotic Pops »

Ingredients: Yogurt and popsicle trays

Directions: Depending on the number of folks you’re feeding, get the same number of blueberry, cherry and vanilla yogurt (one small container of each flavor can be used for 3-4 small popsicle trays). Then just layer the yogurts, pop in the freezer to chill and enjoy! Adding a bit of food coloring to the blueberry and cherry will help these patriotic pops pop!