Red, White, and Blue Dessert Recipe – Perfect for the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is coming soon and that means family celebrations, fireworks and cookouts. Today I’m going to share a delicious red, white, and blue dessert recipe that is perfect for serving your family and friends on the Fourth. This recipe is made on the grill so it fits right into your cookout and outdoor entertaining. This recipe works the best if you use a GrillGrate. GrillGrates are interlocking panels that sit on top of any grill to create a new grill surface. Visit to learn more and purchase your own.

Red White and Blue Dessert Quesadilla


Red, White, and Blue Dessert Quesadilla


Four Flour Tortillas
Cup of white chocolate morsels
Cup of fresh raspberries
Cup of fresh blueberries
Ricotta cheese
Confectioners sugar

Making the Filling

8 ounce container whole ricotta cheese
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
2 tsp vanilla

Whirl in a food processor. This makes the filling for two quesadillas.

Making The Quesadilla

Spread 1/3 of the filling on one tortilla (this is the bottom).
Sprinkle semi-sweet morsels.
Place 2nd tortilla on top.
Spread light film of filling.
Decorate top with raspberries and blueberries.
Add a few more white chocolate morsels.

Grilling the Quesadilla

Medium Heat 400 F.

Use a grilling spray or wipe the raised rails with oil.
Slide the Quesadilla off the cutting board onto the GrillGrates. Close lid.
Check in 3-4 minutes by slightly lifting an edge to see the sear marks.
Quarter turn if dark searing or wait and quarter turn in 1-2 minutes. Close lid.
Use The GrateTool to check for firmness of the quesadilla. Crispy, firm is perfection.
Determine whether to give it a couple of more minutes or off it comes onto the cutting board.
Let stand for 2 minutes.
Cut and Serve.

Recipe makes 2 Red, White, and Blue Dessert Quesadillas and I know you and your family will love it.

This video shows you how to make red, white, and blue dessert quesadillas.

Be sure to visit Honestly Andrea on Pinterest for more delicious recipes that are perfect for your Fourth of July celebrations.

This is not a sponsored post. Thanks to GrillGrate for sharing this recipe.


About Andrea

Hi, I'm Andrea! Thanks for reading my blog. I've been married for 16 years and live in rural Kentucky. I have two teen sons. We also have five spoiled dogs. I've been blogging professionally since 2008. When I'm not at my computer you can find me in the kitchen or outdoors having fun.


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