4th of July desserts: 3 patriotic pies

4th of July desserts: 3 patriotic pie recipes

What’s more American than apple pie on the 4th of July? How about apple, blueberry and strawberry pies—red, white and blue goodness! So this 4th of July get out the picnic blanket, wave your forks and flags proudly, and celebrate with big bites—and even bigger smiles.

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All-star apple pie

The secret to a perfect apple pie? Pink Lady apples! Our easy apple pie recipe combines Pink Lady apples and cinnamon applesauce under a star-spangled top.

Blue sky blueberry pie

Bursting with fresh blueberries and topped with a star-studded crust, our tasty Blue Sky Blueberry Pie provides the perfect finale to any 4th of July celebration.

Stephanie Young followed her love of words to Hallmark, where she is currently an editorial strategist. Not only does she get to dream up new ways for people to connect, she gets to continue her childhood passions for cooking, writing fairy tales and chasing ice cream trucks.