From refreshing cocktails to easy make-ahead desserts, these patriotic recipes are worthy of any summer cookout, and perfect for celebrating Memorial Day! 

Mojitos are synonymous with summer, and this easy STRAWBERRY MOJITO adds fresh summer berries to the mix for a cocktail that's sure to keep you cool all day long.

If mimosas are more your speed, try these BLACKBERRY MINT MIMOSAS. They're fruity, light, and bubbly, perfect for a warm afternoon on the patio.

And if martinis are your drink of choice, here's the ultimate summer martini! This RASPBERRY LIMONCELLO COCKTAIL is a bit like an adult version of raspberry lemonade.

Combine two all-American desserts into one with this BLACKBERRY CHEESECAKE ICE CREAM. Made with a sweet blackberry ribbon and graham cracker crumbles, it's  the perfect cold treat for a warm day!

Looking for a dessert that's on the lighter side? These STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM PARFAITS taste like a no-bake cheesecake, but you'd never guess that they're made with Greek yogurt!

Or, add a few more berries to the mix with this layered CHEESECAKE IN A JAR. With a combination of graham cracker crumbs, cream cheese whipped cream, and fresh berries, they're so easy to make!

Dessert doesn't get more patriotic than pie, but if you can't be bothered with all the fuss, try this easier MIXED BERRY GALETTE. Think of it like free-form pie!

Another great pie alternative? Cobbler! Pack all the red, white, and blue into one summer dessert with this BLUEBERRY PEACH COBBLER. If you can't find peaches, just swap in some strawberries!

Another American classic that just happens to have the perfect colors for any patriotic holiday: RED VELVET CUPCAKES. These have just the right amount of chocolate flavor too.

You can't have a cookout without firing up the grill, so why not use it for dessert too?! This SOUR CREAM POUND CAKE is especially good grilled and topped with pineapple slices.

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