Festive, No-Fuss 4th of July Appetizers
Kick off your summer celebration with a bang! These fast and festive appetizers will be the hit of the party.
The Fourth of July is a day for friends, family, fireworks, and of course, food. Whether you’re serving burgers, hot dogs, barbecue, or creating a new holiday tradition with something completely different, these Fourth of July appetizers will work with anything that’s on your menu. Get everyone in the spirit with a delicious platter of finger foods or other bite-sized treats that you can enjoy with a cold beer, cocktail, or glass of lemonade. Most of these recipes make good use of in-season July fruits and vegetables, like our Baked Brie with Jezebel Peaches, Muffin Pan Tomato Tarts, and Pimiento-Stuffed Summer Squash. And some can be prepped in advance, like our Honey-Soy Appetizer Ribs and Easy Summer Appetizer Board. And if you’re looking for Fourth of July appetizers that can travel well, try our Pickled Tiny Tomatoes or Buttery Garlic Shrimp. Whatever recipe you choose, these fun and festive dishes are designed to please a big crowd with just a little effort.