These showstopping Fourth of July dessert recipes are so bright and colorful, they might just inspire as many oohs and ahhs as the night sky set ablaze by Roman candles and starburst firecrackers. I’m talking about a lemony take on s’mores. A zesty, frozen margarita in the form of a pie that’ll beat the summer heat. This nonnegotiable all-American dessert. And a festive, pretty-in-pink-and-red layer cake that’s so fun even your grumpy uncle will “take a slice.” Whether you’re a loud and proud sweet tooth or someone just trying to make a boxed cake mix better, this list of dessert recipes for July Fourth has something for everyone. So grab a spoon—and don’t forget the sunscreen.