American Flag Sugar Cookie Cake

So simple, it will knock your socks off! Low on time? Not great in the kitchen? You can still WOW your guests or host(ess) with a  Super Simple American Flag Sugar Cookie Cake!

American Flag Cake


 

Having some easy American flag desserts in your recipe book are really quite useful. Holidays always seem to sneak up on you, and when you get into the day it’s always a rush. You have to get to your party by 3 or you have guests coming over in 30 minutes.

Well this dessert recipe only needs 5 minutes of prep and 30 minutes in the oven. I call that a quick fix to your dessert problem. Oh and it looks patriotic and delicious! This dessert will be a hit, guests will love the taste and the look of this sugar cookie cake.

American Flag Sugar Cookie Cake Recipe

If you have spare time you can even prepare this fourth of July dessert ahead of time and just refrigerate until you are ready to serve. Just add the fruit to this sugar cookie cake 3-4 hours prior to serving for the best results!

To make this 4th of July dessert I used a packaged sugar cookie mix because I was low on time, but you can use your favorite drop sugar cookie recipe. Chances are you’ll need to double the recipe to have enough dough.

So whether you are having a barbecue, picnic, family get together, or a party let this Super Simple American Flag Sugar Cookie Cake help you have a easier day with an amazing patriotic dessert that tastes delicious!

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Super Simple American Flag Sugar Cookie Cake Recipe

4.80 from 20 votes
Super Simple American Flag Sugar Cookie Cake is so simple, it will knock your socks off!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 16

Ingredients

  • 2 17.25 oz packages dry sugar cookie mix
  • Ingredients needed for desired cookie mix
  • 1 can whipped white frosting
  • 1/2 pound fresh strawberries
  • 50 blueberries

Instructions

  • Preheat oven according to package directions. Lightly grease a large rimmed baking sheet, approximately 12×17. 
  • Prepare sugar cookie dough according to package directions. If it gives you the option of making drop cookies or roll out, use the drop cookie instructions. Spread evenly into rimmed cookie sheet.
  • Bake according to package directions, plus an additional 8-10 minutes or until the whole giant cookie is lightly brown.
  • Allow to cool fully and frost.
  • Do not add fruit until 3-4 hours before serving. Carefully eyeball the cake in half. In the top left hand corner, add 50 blueberries. Break cake into 7 stripes, add strawberries.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • If you’ve tried this recipe, make sure to come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition

Calories: 257 kcal, Carbohydrates: 1 g, Fat: 3 g, Potassium: 24 mg, Sugar: 1 g, Vitamin C: 8.7 mg, Calcium: 2 mg, Iron: 0.1 mg
Author: Jessica Formicola
Calories: 257
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Patriotic Desserts, Red White and Blue Cake, Sugar Cookie Cake
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Jessica Formicola

Jessica the mom, wife and chef behind Savory Experiments. You might see her on the Emmy- nominated TV show Plate It! or on bookshelves as a cookbook author. Jessica is a Le Cordon Bleu certified recipe developer and regularly contributed to Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal and more!

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Questions and Reviews

  1. Very cute! I am a fan of ANY dessert that features strawberries – the flag is just a pretty bonus! 🙂

  2. Beautiful and simple. Two of the best things when making desserts. I am not much of a baker so I do enjoy a super simple recipe like this. I love that the top can be changed with different fruits for non holiday events.