Celebrate your freedom to indulge in these festive treats

Real Donuts

Cakes and cookies at Freed’s Bakery. The patriotic options at the Las Vegas institution are vast. In addition to cakes that resemble firecrackers, poolside barbecues, watermelons and Uncle Sam hats ($51 and up), there are chocolate-dipped strawberries with patriotic designs (Ameriberries, $3 and up), cupcakes with little American flags (Americakes, $3 and up) and adorable shortbread cookies in the shape of flags ($19 for a pound). Multiple locations, freedsbakery.com.

Doughnuts and cookies

at Real Donuts.
This family-owned doughnut shop is offering royal iced sugar cookies with patriotic messages ($3 each), along with vanilla cake doughnuts with red-and-white icing and blue sprinkles ($1.19 each or $11 for a dozen). 1811 W. Charleston Blvd., 702-388-9958.

Red, white & blue custard at Luv-It Frozen Custard. On Independence Day, the beloved Downtown shop will serve custards in the colors of the American flag. There’s vanilla, blue moon (a blue-hued almond flavor) and cherry pie (vanilla with cherry and graham cracker mixed in). For double the fun, order your flavor as a cherry or apple pie sundae. $3 and up. 505 E. Oakey Blvd., 702-384-6452.

Patriotic flavors at Wicked Spoon Buffet. What’s more American than loading your plate with desserts at an all-you-can-eat buffet? For Fourth of July weekend, the just-reopened Wicked Spoon will offer a special array of sweets: red velvet whoopie pies, strawberry shortcake, red-white-and-blue panna cotta, banana pudding and chocolate-dipped strawberries. $36 and up ($20 for children), Cosmopolitan, 877-893-2001.

Patriotic Mix at Popcorn Girl.

Opt for something imminently snackable with red, white and blue popcorn. The candy-coated corn combines vanilla, blueberry and strawberry flavors. Prices range from $3 for three cups to $49 for 130 cups. 8550 W. Charleston Blvd. #109; 6584 N. Decatur Blvd. #110; 702-258-2676.

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