4th of July Appetizers

By GirlCarnivore

For a fantastic 4th of July appetizer spread, try grilled shrimp, scallops, and wings.  These appetizers will impress your guests and make your celebration memorable. Enjoy them before the main course of grilled flank steak, smoked chicken, or flaky salmon.

Crispy Smoked Chicken Wings

These crispy smoked chicken wings have a rich, smoky flavor, a crispy texture on the outside, and tender meat on the inside. Pair it with your favorite sauce to give it added flavor catered to your personal preference, and pair it with bleu cheese dressing on the side for optimal results!

Bloody Mary Shrimp Cocktail

This easy appetizer recipe is the perfect blend of shrimp cocktail meets everyone’s favorite brunch cocktail. Bloody Mary Shrimp Cocktail is easily made ahead of time and has tons of wanna impress flavors. Get fancy and serve in lettuce cups, as a stand-alone platter, or in individual cocktail cups.

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

Looking for the perfect appetizer? These smoked Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers are a 5-ingredient fan favorite. They’re made up of jalapeño, chorizo, cream cheese, and cheddar; all wrapped up in perfectly cooked, crispy bacon.

Smoked Bacon Wrapped Scallops

These smoked bacon-wrapped scallops are the perfect appetizer for a special occasion or dinner party. They have just the right balance of smoky flavor, crisp bacon, and tender diver scallop meat! All you need are several simple ingredients!

Air Fryer Garlic Parmesan Wings

Looking for a great appetizer recipe? Garlic Parmesan Wings are the ultimate game-day snack. Golden crispy skin on the outside and tender on the inside, with a zesty creamy garlic parmesan sauce, just begging to be devoured!

Smoked Cream Cheese with Salmon

This delicious smoked cream cheese with smoked salmon will take your breakfast to the next level. You’ve probably heard of smoked salmon, but have you ever tried smoked cream cheese? This spread combines the salty and smoky flavors of smoked salmon into irresistible creamy goodness. Treat your guests to a delicious smoky spread during brunch! It’s the perfect thing to spread on bagels or crackers!

Smoked Queso with Chorizo

Introducing the easiest Traeger smoked queso with chorizo recipe you can make! We wanted to know if tossing a few simple ingredients together in one pan and letting it melt on the grill really did make the best smoked queso dip. It turns out, this queso recipe stands up to the hype, making it a perfect football or party appetizer!

Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Barbecue shrimp is one of those simple and yet perfectly summer recipes. Perfect as a side dish to a masterfully grilled steak or tacos, or as a stand-alone alongside a grilled salad, this grilled shrimp skewers recipe is an essential summer dish. And one we can’t get enough of.

Easy Smoked Meatballs

These delicious smoked meatballs are packed with smoky flavor, seasoned with fresh herbs, and complemented by your favorite marinara sauce. Not only do they work beautifully as a main course, but they’re also the perfect addition to any meatball sandwich or to a spread at your next party.

Sausage Balls

These delicious sausage balls only require three simple ingredients. They are the perfect appetizer for game day or holiday season gatherings. Air fryer sausage balls skip the Bisquick and couldn’t be more simple or delicious! Oh, and they are totally low-carb and keto. The perfect quick and easy appetizer.