Fourth of July is one of the biggest holidays in America. Every year, friends and families gather together to celebrate American pride by watching fireworks, drinking and, obviously, eating delicious treats. So what’s on the menu this 4th of July? We’re starting our countdown to the big holiday with the most important part of any get-together – the appetizers.
Pick and choose a few of these delicious snacks to serve at your party (or take to a party you might be attending) and you’ll be sure to have a great time.
So, let’s get started: Here are 60 great Fourth of July appetizer ideas:
Satisfy your salty craving with a kick of spice!
Eat the colors of the rainbow with some fresh salmon.
Gourmet and SO GOOD.
An oldie but a goodie. Take your asparagus to the next level with a little prosciutto.
It’s a simple flavor but when you make it at home, the quality of the wings takes the flavor from simple to super!
Scallops are amazing on their own, but when they’re wrapped in bacon, they’re just irresistible.
No mess, no problem!
Dessert has never looked so healthy-ish!
Fill all those pizza lovers up with all the veggies of the rainbow.
Gourmet, filling and SO Instagram worthy.
Home made chips? I’ll say yes to this snack anytime!
A classic snack that keeps guests reaching for seconds.
Mmmmm. Gooey cheese, some Mexican spices, corn and a squeeze of lime. Perfect!
Skip the grocery store and make some hummus from scratch.
Beer and Cheese…on bread? The ultimate cheat day appetizer!
Try out this creamy and oh so healthy bean dip with some multigrain crackers or chips.
For all those Mediterranean food lovers out there, this hummus is for you!
Gimme Some Oven always has amazing recipes, and this dip is no different!
Three-layer dip is simply not enough.
This has tons of protein so that means it’s healthy. Right? RIGHT?!
Get your seafood fix with a little guac and crab mixed together into a wonderful concoction to be served on a chip.
This is one of those dips that has ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen!
It’s simple, easy and has 4 ingredients. Whip this up before your guests arrive in the nick of time!
Sweet and salty, this salsa best scoops with some big nacho chips!
Skip the restaurant and make your favorite late night dip at home.
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/drool-worthy-instant-pot-artichoke-and-spinach-dip/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
Enjoy crispy shrimp between layers of sweet pineapple for a sweet and spicy treat!
It’s cheesy flavor and crispy texture will keep everyone wanting more!
It’s like nuggets and pogo’s morphed into one delicious finger food, both adult and kid approved!
These cheesy, doughy biscuits fit in perfectly with the star-spangled theme!
A crispy onion ring wrapped in sweet and spicy caramelized bacon, what’s not to love?
With just two ingredients, you’ll have this sweet and savory appetizer made in no time.
This cheesy bacon wrapped tater tots will be a crowd pleaser and even comes with a secret irresistible sauce!
This flatbread is impressively made from naan bread, fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, garlic, and basil.
Far from your traditional pizza but the hickory and sweet chipotle barbeque sauces and tender chicken make it so much more enticing!
Who needs bread when you can enjoy tuna salad inside a pickle boat? They’re also keto-approved!
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/low-carb-keto-tuna-pickle-boats/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
So many flavors and textures that everyone will enjoy and it’s all made conveniently on one sheet pan!
Add something new to the table like these loaded guacamole sweet potato fries, they’re definitely a lot healthier too!
Waffle fries are way more fun when they’re loaded with Texas-styled chili, ooey-gooey cheese and jalapenos slices for an added kick!
This delicious bacon and jalapeno devilled eggs give your ordinary recipe an intriguing makeover.
These easy bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches are made in an adorable size which makes them a splendid appetizer to serve at your party.
Your favorite dip transformed into a delicious slider! Spicy, creamy, and seriously addictive!
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/instant-pot-buffalo-chicken-sliders/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
All the deliciousness of a charcuterie board but without the mess! These will be your new party favorite.
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/quick-and-easy-party-pleasing-charcuterie-kabobs/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
Your favorite party dip piled into a crispy wonton cup! They’re creamy and crunchy – the best of both worlds!
This fresh bruschetta is infused with garlic and basil. Load the topping onto a sliced and toasted baguette and serve at your 4th of July party!
All the flavors you love about jalapeno poppers but in an ooey-gooey cheesy dip!
Turn your 4th of July party into a true fiesta and serve these chicken taco pinwheels!
All the big mac goodness but without the bun! The secret sauce is life-changing too!
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/easy-low-carb-keto-big-mac-bites/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
These delightful crab stuffed mushrooms will make your 4th of July party feel like a gourmet restaurant!
True American soul food now in mini size! A true appetizer that will guarantee no leftovers.
Salad on a stick is the new hot thing! The skewers are made of simple ingredients yet are still loaded with flavor.
Flavorful buffalo chicken piled up in a mini sweet pepper! They’re keto-friendly and so darn good.
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/low-carb-buffalo-chicken-bites/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
These ranch, bacon, mac and cheese cups will surely capture the attention of both children and adults alike!
Your favorite cheeseburger reinvented into the perfect party appetizer! All you need is a muffin tin, simple ingredients and 20 minutes of your time.
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/muffin-tin-cheeseburger-cups/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
Smokey pulled pork is smothered in a delicious BBQ sauce, tossed with cheese, and then is stuffed into a lovely pastry!
Enjoy your favorite sub but in a mini size! A meatball and pasta sauce is tossed into a crescent roll cup and is topped with provolone cheese.
Why order pizza when you can make these fun pizza snacks! Pizza cups are a quick and easy party appetizer that everyone will love!
Hate eggs? No problem, these deviled potatoes are here to save the day! As a bonus they’re vegan-friendly!
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/vegan-deviled-potatoes/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
Smoked salmon crostini’s are the definition of an elegant and classy appetizer!
All the delicious flavors of a veggie platter but in one convenient cup!
Your favorite lazy lunch is now transformed into a fun party appetizer! You’ll be craving these all summer long!