Celebrate with 12 Festive Fourth of July Appetizers

Celebrate with 12 Festive 4th of July Appetizers | thegoodstuffEven if your Independence Day celebration is more low-key and pared down this year, good food is still a fun part of any holiday.

We’ve pulled together this list of red, white and blue (and delicious) appetizers, sides and snack with recipes that are incredibly easy to make, even for kids and those who don’t love to cook.

Psst: Before you get to chopping, mixing, and noshing, we’ve pulled together some of the season’s best coupons, coupon codes, and deals for the Fourth—if you’re in the mood for shopping (and saving), take a look.

1. American Flag Vegetable Tray


Source: Living Locurto

Vegetable trays are a staple at most parties, but this American flag-themed sampler plate might get even the most veggie-opposed family members to nosh on something healthy. You can stick with veggies and dip, or add cheese and crackers to take this appetizer to the next level.

2. Red, White, and Blue Chex Mix


Source: Tablespoon

Chex Mix is an American tradition, and this red, white, and blue version is a sweet and salty snack mix that your family will devour in minutes. This recipe combines the traditional Worcestershire sauce seasoning with sweet accents to create an addicting appetizer that’s unique and festive.

3. Tortellini Kebabs


Source: Real Women and Homes

A heaping bowl of pasta salad can be a little heavy for a hot summer day or hard to eat if you’re just throwing out some finger foods. This recipe features cheese tortellini, marinated mozzarella, and cherry tomatoes to create an appetizer that’s portable and delicious.

4. Patriotic Popcorn


Source: Dessert Now Dinner Later

Popcorn is the ultimate snack, but it’s even more irresistible when it features our nation’s colors. Follow this recipe to create a patriotic appetizer in minutes that kids and adults will love.

5. Red, White, and Blue Deviled Eggs


Source: Created by Diane

Deviled eggs just might be the perfect party appetizer. They’re individually portioned, portable, easy to eat, and quick to make. This recipe features the traditional flavors everyone loves with a fun and colorful twist!

6. Blueberry, Strawberry, and Jicama Salsa


Source: Two Peas and Their Pod

Give your spread a modern update by ditching the normal salsa and chips for this colorful dip featuring blueberries, strawberries, and jicama. Your family will fall in love with the unique flavor, and the red, white, and blue colors will match holiday décor perfectly.

7. Cheese & Onion Dip with Chips


Source: Pizzazzerie

This dip features ooey-gooey cheese mixed with flavorful onions to create an appetizer that’s irresistibly savory. Add a Fourth of July spin to this recipe by serving it with red, white, and blue chips or chips shaped like stars.

8. Blackberry Goat Cheese Crackers


Source: Yummy Mummy

Your Independence Day bash will become instantly fancier with this show-stopping appetizer. The recipe mixes tangy goat cheese with tart blackberries and sweet jam, and it only takes a few minutes to assemble.

9. Bacon Flag Pizza


Source: Tablespoon

If there are two things Americans love, it’s bacon and pizza. This simple recipe updates a traditional pizza with bacon, potatoes, and a festive American flag design. Take pictures of the whole pizza for the ‘Gram, then cut it into small squares for easy snacking.

10. Red, White, and Blue Sweet Summer Salad


Source: Green Lite Bites

Fourth of July backyard barbecues often feature a variety of heavy entrees and desserts. Serve up a lighter option with this delicious salad. Strawberries, blueberries, and cheese are combined with crisp lettuce and a sweet poppy seed dressing to create a salad that’s filled with taste and texture.

11. 4th of July Firecracker Dogs


Source: Handmade in The Heartland

Give a package of hot dogs or sausages a mini makeover with this quick and easy recipe. Kids will love the fun rocket design, and this appetizer doubles as a fantastic centerpiece for an appetizer buffet.

12. Patriotic Puppy Chow


Source: Southern Girl Ramblings

Sometimes you just need to satisfy a stubborn sweet tooth. This patriotic puppy chow revamps the original recipe to feature the signature colors of Independence Day.

If you’re throwing a small get-together or decorating even without a slew of guests over this year, don’t forget to check out the Coupons.com coupon codes page to save money on all your party purchases.

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