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!

2. Grilled Shrimp and Vegetable Skewers

Eat the colors of the rainbow with some fresh salmon.

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

Gourmet and SO GOOD.

4. Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

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


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!

6. Grilled Bacon Wrapped Scallops

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

7. 7 Layer Nacho Cups

No mess, no problem!

8. Red, White and Blue Fruit Skewers

Dessert has never looked so healthy-ish!


9. Vegetable Pizza

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

10. Antipasto Skewers

Gourmet, filling and SO Instagram worthy.

11. Salt and Vinegar Roasted Potatoes with Smoky Garlic Mayo

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

12. Buffalo Chicken Tortilla Roll-Ups

A classic snack that keeps guests reaching for seconds.


13. Hot Mexican Street Corn Dip

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

14. Roasted Red Pepper and Garlic Hummus

Skip the grocery store and make some hummus from scratch.

15. Beer and Cheese Dip

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

16. Homemade Black Bean Avocado Dip

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


17. Mediterranean Hummus

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

18. French Onion Dip

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

19. Mexican 7-Layer Dip

Three-layer dip is simply not enough.

20. Buffalo Chicken Dip

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


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.

22. Southwest Dip

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

23. Simply Fresh Guacamole

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

24. Mango Salsa

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


25. Easy Artichoke Dip

Skip the restaurant and make your favorite late night dip at home.

26. Coconut Pineapple Shrimp Skewers

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

27. Ham And Cheese Pinwheels

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

28. Hot Dog Nuggets

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


29. Parmesan Cheddar basil Stars

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

30. Sweet And Spicy Candied Bacon Onion Rings

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

31. Sausage And Pineapple Party Bites

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

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!


33. Easy Margherita Flatbread

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

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!

35. Tuna Pickle Boats

Who needs bread when you can enjoy tuna salad inside a pickle boat? They’re also keto-approved!

36. Sheet Pan Nachos

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


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!

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!

39. Bacon Jalapeno Deviled Eggs

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

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.


41. Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Your favorite dip transformed into a delicious slider! Spicy, creamy, and seriously addictive!

42. Quick & Easy Charcuterie Kabobs

All the deliciousness of a charcuterie board but without the mess! These will be your new party favorite.

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!

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!


45. Jalapeno Popper Dip

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

46. Chicken Taco Mexican Pinwheels

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

47. Easy Big Mac Bites

All the big mac goodness but without the bun! The secret sauce is life-changing too!

48. Easy Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

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


49. Mini Chicken and Waffles

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

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.

51. Low-Carb Buffalo Chicken Bites

Flavorful buffalo chicken piled up in a mini sweet pepper! They’re keto-friendly and so darn good.

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!

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.

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!

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.

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!

57. Deviled Potatoes

Hate eggs? No problem, these deviled potatoes are here to save the day! As a bonus they’re vegan-friendly!

58. Smoked Salmon Crostini

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

59. Easy Veggie Cups

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

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!

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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