15 Best Finger Foods for 4th of July
The 4th of July is the perfect excuse for making a big batch of finger foods for your family and guests to enjoy. Whether you choose spicy buffalo wings, tangy stuffed jalapeños, or refreshing peach salsa, these delightful bites will tide everyone over until the grilled main courses are ready.
Stuffed Jalapeño Firecrackers
"These are wonderful," says seawillow. "I made a double batch for a party last night and they were a huge hit!"
Red, White and Blue Deviled Eggs
Get in the patriotic spirit with these colorful deviled eggs. Spicy horseradish and smoky paprika add a unique twist to the traditional appetizer.
Restaurant-Style Buffalo Chicken Wings
Cream Cheese Pickles
Equal parts tangy and creamy, these pickly bites will be the first thing to go off the snack table. Many reviewers substituted ham or salami for the beef with great results.
Tasty BBQ Corn on the Cob
Slider-Style Mini Burgers
Making sliders for a crowd may sound tedious, but this recipe makes a big batch all at once. Serve with a few topping options on the side so guests can customize their slider.
Crusty Herb Potato Wedges
Reviewer Chris Pollinger says, "We make these potato wedges at least twice a month. They are the best potato wedges I have ever had, by far!"
4th of July Fruit Kabobs
Peach Avocado Salsa
"Fresh peaches with creamy avocado, bell pepper, onions, and jalapeño make a great summertime salsa," says recipe creator Sherri. Serve with a side of tortilla chips for dipping.
You just need three ingredients for this hearty appetizer. Frozen meatballs combines with BBQ sauce and ketchup for a smoky and tangy taste.
A great option for vegetarian guests, these produce-packed pinwheels are a sure hit. For a more colorful display, use spinach- or red pepper-infused tortillas.
Stuffed Mushrooms with Spinach
"Everyone loved them. Very easy to make," says DIANNANUSSER. "Actually made them the day before and baked them just before the party."
Jalapeño-Bacon-Stuffed Pretzel Dippers
Reviewer ALINMOTION says, "These have been the highlight of my summer! I've taken them to parties and love them the next day for lunch or with a sandwich or salad."