These Fourth of July Desserts Pop with Every Bite

By: Misel Saban - Jul 1, 2015
References: sheknows & sheknows
Celebrate Independence Day in style this year with these delicious firework sugar cookies that make the ideal Fourth of July dessert.

These cookies cleverly mimic the notorious tradition of watching firework displays on Independence Day with the popular Pop Rocks candy. The sizzling effect the candy creates on the palette replicates the explosive nature of the fireworks in every bite. Packets of the red and blue candy is carefully spread across homemade sugar cookie dough in sections and then the dough is rolled into a cylinder. When sliced, the cookies showcase a beautiful blue and red ribbon design with the colors of the US flag.

These treats exemplify how flavorful food is taking on a more experiential profile to mimic sensations and events and evoke memories, such as watching fireworks.