Well here we are almost to the end of our Fourth of July Menu…the drinks! This Firecracker Float will really make a “POP” with the kiddos and adults too! But first, let me remind you of the other Fourth of July Recipes we have shared…Main Dishes and the All-American BurgerSalads with Seven Layer Salad in a jar, Sides and this easy 3 ingredient Patriotic Dip, Fruit Recipes and a Fruit Parfait with Creamy Lime Dressing and Cool Treats with Apple Pie Pops!

With only 3 ingredients the Firecracker Float goes together in a snap…Vanilla Ice Cream, POP Rocks Candy and Lemon-Lime Soda…and simply layer it in a glass and serve immediately.

Looking for more Fourth of July Drinks, here are a few more ideas for you…

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Firecracker Float

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A fun float that really POPS. Recipe from PocketChangeGourmet.com. Adapted from Taste of Home

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Float 1x


  • 3 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1 envelope POP Rocks candy, Tropical Punch {blue} or Strawberry {red}
  • 1 cup chilled lemon-lime soda


  1. Add 1 scoop of ice cream to the glass
  2. Add 1/3 of the bag of POP Rocks
  3. Repeat layers twice
  4. Add soda
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes

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