Healthy 4th of July desserts

The Fourth of July — fireworks, barbecues, independence. But lets admit, it's all about the dessert. Celebrate the 4th of July with these treats.

JELL-O Firecrackers


Two layers of bright, berry-flavored gelatin enclose a center layer of creamy vanilla. This play on a classic firecracker pop is the perfect treat to serve at summer barbecues.

Recipe: Jello Firecrackers

Patriotic Parfaits


Allison Luxenberg of Austin won over judges Bobby Flay and GH Editor-in-Chief Rosemary Ellis with these no-bake fruit parfaits. Layered into mini canning jars and easy to make ahead, they're party-ready treats.

Recipe: Patriotic Parfaits

Red, White, And Blue Parfaits


Two kinds of smooth gelatin - red currant and panna cotta, which is made with cream — are topped with currants and blueberries.

Recipe: Red, White, and Blue Parfaits

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