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:

1. Bacon Wrapped Cheesy Stuffed Jalapeños

Satisfy your salty craving with a kick of spice!

Photos and Recipe Here: Sally’s Baking Addiction

2. Grilled Shrimp and Vegetable Skewers

Eat the colors of the rainbow with some fresh salmon.

Photos and Recipe Here: The View From Great Island

3. Grilled Zucchini Rolls with Goat Cheese, Roasted Peppers and Capers

Gourmet and SO GOOD.

Photos and Recipe Here: Cookin Canuck

4. Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

An oldie but a goodie. Take your asparagus to the next level with a little prosciutto.

Photos and Recipe Here: Damn Delicious

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5. BBQ Chicken Wings

It’s a simple flavor but when you make it at home, the quality of the wings takes the flavor from simple to super!

Photos and Recipe Here: Jo Cooks

6. Grilled Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Scallops are amazing on their own, but when they’re wrapped in bacon, they’re just irresistible.

Photos and Recipe By: Savoury Spice Rack

7. 7 Layer Nacho Cups

No mess, no problem!

Photos and Recipe Here: The Girl Who Ate Everything

8. Red, White and Blue Fruit Skewers

Dessert has never looked so healthy-ish!

Photos and Recipe Here: Skinny Taste

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9. Vegetable Pizza

Fill all those pizza lovers up with all the veggies of the rainbow.

Photos and Recipe Here: Wannabite

10. Antipasto Skewers

Gourmet, filling and SO Instagram worthy.

Photos and Recipe Here: Baker By Nature

11. Salt and Vinegar Roasted Potatoes with Smoky Garlic Mayo

Home made chips? I’ll say yes to this snack anytime!

Photos and Recipe Here: Budget Bytes

12. Buffalo Chicken Tortilla Roll-Ups

A classic snack that keeps guests reaching for seconds.

Photos and Recipe Here: Sugar Apron

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13. Hot Mexican Street Corn Dip

Mmmmm. Gooey cheese, some Mexican spices, corn and a squeeze of lime. Perfect!

Photos and Recipe Here: The Cookie Rookie

14. Roasted Red Pepper and Garlic Hummus

Skip the grocery store and make some hummus from scratch.

Photos and Recipe Here: The Mediterranean Dish

15. Beer and Cheese Dip

Beer and Cheese…on bread? The ultimate cheat day appetizer!

Photos and Recipe By: Cook The Story

16. Homemade Black Bean Avocado Dip

Try out this creamy and oh so healthy bean dip with some multigrain crackers or chips.

Photos and Recipe By: Chew Out Loud

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17. Mediterranean Hummus

For all those Mediterranean food lovers out there, this hummus is for you!

Photos and Recipe by: Mother Thyme

18. French Onion Dip

Gimme Some Oven always has amazing recipes, and this dip is no different!

Photos and Recipe by: Gimme Some Oven

19. Mexican 7-Layer Dip

Three-layer dip is simply not enough.

Photos and Recipe By: Eat Yourself Skinny

20. Buffalo Chicken Dip

This has tons of protein so that means it’s healthy. Right? RIGHT?!

Photos and Recipe By: Brown Eyed Baker

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21. Crab Guacamole

Get your seafood fix with a little guac and crab mixed together into a wonderful concoction to be served on a chip.

Photos and Recipe By: Vodka and Biscuits

22. Southwest Dip

This is one of those dips that has ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen!

Photos and Recipe By: Yummy Health

23. Simply Fresh Guacamole

It’s simple, easy and has 4 ingredients. Whip this up before your guests arrive in the nick of time!

Photos and Recipe By: Beyond The Chicken Coop

24. Mango Salsa

Sweet and salty, this salsa best scoops with some big nacho chips!

Photos and Recipe By: Cookie and Kate

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25. Easy Artichoke Dip

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

26. Coconut Pineapple Shrimp Skewers

Enjoy crispy shrimp between layers of sweet pineapple for a sweet and spicy treat!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: WELL PLATED

27. Ham And Cheese Pinwheels

It’s cheesy flavor and crispy texture will keep everyone wanting more!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: WELL PLATED

28. Hot Dog Nuggets

It’s like nuggets and pogo’s morphed into one delicious finger food, both adult and kid approved!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LILLUNA

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29. Parmesan Cheddar basil Stars

These cheesy, doughy biscuits fit in perfectly with the star-spangled theme!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: MOM FOODIE

30. Sweet And Spicy Candied Bacon Onion Rings

A crispy onion ring wrapped in sweet and spicy caramelized bacon, what’s not to love?

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: YOUNG AT HEART MOMMY

31. Sausage And Pineapple Party Bites

With just two ingredients, you’ll have this sweet and savory appetizer made in no time.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: NOSHTASTIC

32. Cheesy Bacon Tots With Secret Dipping Sauce

This cheesy bacon wrapped tater tots will be a crowd pleaser and even comes with a secret irresistible sauce!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SIX SISTERS STUFF

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33. Easy Margherita Flatbread

This flatbread is impressively made from naan bread, fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, garlic, and basil.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LET THE BAKING BEGIN

34. BBQ Chicken Flatbread

Far from your traditional pizza but the hickory and sweet chipotle barbeque sauces and tender chicken make it so much more enticing!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LE CREME DE LA CRUMB

35. Tuna Pickle Boats

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

36. Sheet Pan Nachos

So many flavors and textures that everyone will enjoy and it’s all made conveniently on one sheet pan!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: DAMN DELICIOUS

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37. Loaded Guacamole Sweet Potato Fries

Add something new to the table like these loaded guacamole sweet potato fries, they’re definitely a lot healthier too!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE HEALTHY MAVEN

38. Texas-Inspired Chili Cheese Fries

Waffle fries are way more fun when they’re loaded with Texas-styled chili, ooey-gooey cheese and jalapenos slices for an added kick!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: BOULDER LOCAVORE

39. Bacon Jalapeno Deviled Eggs

This delicious bacon and jalapeno devilled eggs give your ordinary recipe an intriguing makeover.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: REAL HOUSE MOMS

40. Mini BLT’s

These easy bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches are made in an adorable size which makes them a splendid appetizer to serve at your party.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: OH HOW CIVILIZED

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41. Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders

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

42. Quick & Easy Charcuterie Kabobs

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

43. Spinach-Artichoke Dip Wonton Cups

Your favorite party dip piled into a crispy wonton cup! They’re creamy and crunchy – the best of both worlds!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: JUST A TASTE

44. Tomato Bruschetta with Garlic and Basil

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!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LIFE SHE LIVES

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45. Jalapeno Popper Dip

All the flavors you love about jalapeno poppers but in an ooey-gooey cheesy dip!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: YELLOW BLISS ROAD

46. Chicken Taco Mexican Pinwheels

Turn your 4th of July party into a true fiesta and serve these chicken taco pinwheels!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE CHUNKY CHEF

47. Easy Big Mac Bites

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

48. Easy Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

These delightful crab stuffed mushrooms will make your 4th of July party feel like a gourmet restaurant!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: PEAS AND CRAYONS

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49. Mini Chicken and Waffles

True American soul food now in mini size! A true appetizer that will guarantee no leftovers.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: PURE WOW

50. Caprese Skewers

Salad on a stick is the new hot thing! The skewers are made of simple ingredients yet are still loaded with flavor.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: DINNER AT THE ZOO

51. Low-Carb Buffalo Chicken Bites

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

52. Ranch Bacon Mac and Cheese Cups

These ranch, bacon, mac and cheese cups will surely capture the attention of both children and adults alike!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: WEARY CHEF

53. Muffin Tin Cheeseburger Cups

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

54. Pulled Pork Pastry Puffs

Smokey pulled pork is smothered in a delicious BBQ sauce, tossed with cheese, and then is stuffed into a lovely pastry!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: PLAIN CHICKEN

55. Meatball Sub Cups

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.

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE SHIRLEY JOURNEY

56. Crescent Roll Pepperoni Pizza Snacks

Why order pizza when you can make these fun pizza snacks! Pizza cups are a quick and easy party appetizer that everyone will love!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: BUY THIS COOK THAT

57. Deviled Potatoes

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

58. Smoked Salmon Crostini

Smoked salmon crostini’s are the definition of an elegant and classy appetizer!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SELF PROCLAIMED FOODIE

59. Easy Veggie Cups

All the delicious flavors of a veggie platter but in one convenient cup!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: OVER THE BIG MOON

60. Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwich Appetizers

Your favorite lazy lunch is now transformed into a fun party appetizer! You’ll be craving these all summer long!

PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE GIRL ON BLOOR

Clarissa Vanner

Clarissa loves experimenting with food of all cultures to make unique healthy dishes. When she’s not browsing Pinterest for new recipe inspiration she likes to pick up a DIY project and use her creative hands to make art or crafts. In her down time you can find her watching the latest documentaries on Netflix or going for nature walks.

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