Patriotic and classy, Firecrackers will light up your 4th of July party!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8-12 servings
  • ½ gallon ice-cream, any flavor
  • 1 14 ounce sweetened coconut, divided
  • Gel Food Colors, red and blue, (I like Betty Crocker)
  • 8-12 cupcake papers
  • 2 zip-top bags
  • foil or press and seal
  • decorations; candles, sparklers, flags, sprinkles, cherries, sky's the limit!
  1. Begin by coloring the coconut with red and blue gel food color.
  2. Line a muffin/ cupcake pan with paper liners.
  3. Now scoop your ice cream into good sized balls.
  4. Quickly shape them and then roll or press the coconut into them until they are well covered.
  5. Now cover them and freeze for a minimum of 2 hours, overnight is best.
  6. Makes 8 generous servings or up to 12 smaller ones.
Recipe by Cheery Kitchen at