65 Easy Cold Appetizers for Summer Cookouts & Pool Parties

Summertime entertaining season has arrived. Cookouts in the backyard with friends, family reunions, graduation parties and Fourth of July—the season gives us so many reasons to get outside and enjoy some great times with some tasty food.

Backyard barbecues and dinners on the deck make me ready to fill my plate with meat hot off the grill, pasta salad, baked beans and all the American summertime classics. This year when you plan your menu, you can guarantee it's filled with some of the absolute best appetizers for hot sunny days with these 65 easy cold appetizers for summer parties, cookouts and BBQs.

Related: 100 Easy Summer Dinner Ideas

Best Cold Appetizer Recipes

When you browse this collection of easy apps, you'll find some of my favorite appetizers of all time. Cheese balls might be retro, but they are always a hit, so I found some great versions like BLT cheeseballs, pineapple cheese balls, pimento cheese balls, taco cheese balls and even a mini version that doesn't require a plate. The Italian sub skewers are so fun, hands-friendly and perfect for mingling.

Charcuterie boards are very trendy right now, so I included one that's overflowing with tasty things. Now you can learn how to make the best grazing board on the block! Classics like deviled eggs and shrimp cocktails never go out of style, so there are great recipes for those too.

Related: 50 Best Grilled Shrimp Recipes

Best Cold Dip Recipes

Let's talk dips! This collection has so many tasty versions your guests will be coming back to the bowl again and again for Million Dollar Dip, Irresistible Veggie Dip, Green Goddess Hummus and more!

Are you as obsessed with Everything Bagel Seasoning as I am? Grab the biggest jar you can find because we are using it for a cheese log, stuffed mini peppers and more deviled eggs.

Related: 60 Summer Salads For Backyard Barbecues

This year our summer can definitely be one of the most delicious to date. I bet your calendar is already filling up with fun outdoor plans that you need a great take-along dish for too. But even if it's just your family hanging out in your backyard waiting for the burgers and dogs to cook, you can still set out a few of these amazing cold appetizers to keep everyone at bay until supper is done. Be sure to pin your favorites to enjoy all summer long.

Best Summer Appetizers

<p>Deanna Samaan</p><p>Easy to whip up and the first thing to disappear.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/842059/deannasamaan/blt-cheese-ball/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:BLT Cheese Ball;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">BLT Cheese Ball</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://parade.com/845400/andreagleeson/10-cheese-balls/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:10 Flavorful Cheese Ball Recipes;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">10 Flavorful Cheese Ball Recipes</a></strong></p>
<p>Krista Marshall</p><p>This refreshing snack is perfect poolside.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/841680/kristamarshall/fruit-salsa-perfect-for-any-spring-gathering/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Fruit Salsa;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Fruit Salsa</a></strong></p>

Krista Marshall

This refreshing snack is perfect poolside.

Get the recipe: Fruit Salsa

<p>Shea Goldstein</p><p>Pair this crab-filled dip with crackers, pita chips or even fresh veggies.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/1062225/sheagoldstein/creamy-crab-dip-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Creamy Crab Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Creamy Crab Dip</a></strong></p>
<p>Krista Marshall</p><p>You can never go wrong with a great veggie tray with a tasty dip.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/842746/kristamarshall/irresistible-veggie-dip/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Irresistible Veggie Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Irresistible Veggie Dip</a></strong></p>
<p>Krista Marshall</p><p>A cheese ball you can pop into your mouth in one bite.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/841556/kristamarshall/olive-cheese-ball-bites-holiday-entertaining-made-easy/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Olive Cheese Ball Bites;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Olive Cheese Ball Bites</a></strong></p>
<p>Krista Marshall</p><p>Perfect with crackers or pita chips, this creamy cool salad brings the ocean to your backyard.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/907009/kristamarshall/chilled-seafood-salad-is-the-ideal-dish-for-hot-nights/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Seafood Salad;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Seafood Salad</a></strong></p>
<p>Joy of Cooking</p><p>Something this perfect is always a favorite.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/931698/parade/cheddar-cheese-ball-joy-of-cooking/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Cheddar Cheese Ball;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Cheddar Cheese Ball</a></strong></p>

Joy of Cooking

Something this perfect is always a favorite.

Get the recipe: Cheddar Cheese Ball

<p>Jon Ashton</p><p>This dip always gets rave reviews and is perfect with those margaritas you're serving.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/841216/jonashton/sour-cream-and-salsa-dip/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sour Cream and Salsa Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Sour Cream and Salsa Dip</a></strong></p>
<p>Jon Ashton</p><p>No party is complete without a great deviled egg tray.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/1189613/parade/deviled-eggs/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Easy Deviled Eggs;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Easy Deviled Eggs</a></strong></p>

Jon Ashton

No party is complete without a great deviled egg tray.

Get the recipe: Easy Deviled Eggs

<p>Shea Goldstein</p><p>To get the most flavor, be sure to use high-quality sharp cheddar cheese.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/961967/sheagoldstein/best-buffalo-blue-pimento-cheese-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Buffalo Blue Pimento Cheese;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Buffalo Blue Pimento Cheese</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/24-super-bowl-recipes-starring-182400146.html" data-ylk="slk:30 Best Buffalo Sauce Recipes;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link;ct:story;" class="link  yahoo-link">30 Best Buffalo Sauce Recipes</a></strong></p>
<p>Krista Marshall</p><p>No party is complete without chips and salsa and this recipe comes together in almost no time at all. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/887829/kristamarshall/its-not-a-party-without-this-restaurant-quality-salsa/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Restaurant Style Salsa;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Restaurant Style Salsa</a></strong></p>
<p>iStock</p><p>300K views on TikTok can't be wrong!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/recipes/million-dollar-dip" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Million Dollar Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Million Dollar Dip</a></strong></p>

iStock

300K views on TikTok can't be wrong!

Get the recipe: Million Dollar Dip

<p>Krista Marshall</p><p>The food processor does all the work for this tasty spread perfect for a crusty baguette.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/881793/kristamarshall/olive-caper-spread-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Olive Caper Spread;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Olive Caper Spread</a></strong></p>
<p>Melissa Sperkaf</p><p>Even a small bite packs a flavor punch.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/246846/melissasperka/kickin-shrimp-dip-small-bites-pack-big-flavor/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shrimp Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shrimp Dip</a></strong></p>

Melissa Sperkaf

Even a small bite packs a flavor punch.

Get the recipe: Shrimp Dip

<p>Tina Whatcott-Echeverria</p><p>This old-school app is both easy and lavish.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/973980/parade/musso-and-frank-stuffed-celery-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Stuffed Celery with Roquefort;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Stuffed Celery with Roquefort</a></strong></p>
<p>Pam Beth</p><p>Pro tip: Double the recipe. Your guests will thank you.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/1159672/pambeth/bacon-cheddar-ranch-dip/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Bacon Cheddar Ranch Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Bacon Cheddar Ranch Dip</a></strong></p>

Pam Beth

Pro tip: Double the recipe. Your guests will thank you.

Get the recipe: Bacon Cheddar Ranch Dip

<p>Krista Marshall</p><p>Bring the restaurant favorite home with this simple recipe.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/copycat-chili-salsa-tex-mex-165646007.html" data-ylk="slk:Copycat Chili's Salsa;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link;ct:story;" class="link  yahoo-link">Copycat Chili's Salsa</a></strong></p>
<p>Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative</p><p>Up your guac game with some luscious lobster.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/543608/nancyberk/want-to-gain-super-bowl-points-make-some-lobster-guacamole/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Maine Lobster Guacamole;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Maine Lobster Guacamole</a></strong></p>
<p>Lisa Waddle</p><p>Coat tiny balls of cheese in everything from parsley to nuts to cranberries.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/841669/lisawaddle/cheese-ball-bites/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Cheese Ball Bites;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Cheese Ball Bites</a></strong></p>
<p>Parade</p><p>Ranch is everyone's favorite, but this one is made a little lighter thanks to Greek yogurt.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/29467/parade/low-fat-ranch-dip/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Low-Fat Ranch Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Low-Fat Ranch Dip</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related:<a href="https://parade.com/967496/kristamarshall/easy-diy-salad-dressings-dips-seasoning-recipes/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:27 DIY Dressings, Dips and Seasonings to Make At Home;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link "> 27 DIY Dressings, Dips and Seasonings to Make At Home</a></strong></p>
<p>Krista Marshall</p><p>Filled with green chile flavor but just enough heat.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/842440/kristamarshall/game-day-green-chile-pinwheels/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Green Chile Pinwheels;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Green Chile Pinwheels</a></strong></p>
<p>Shea Goldstein</p><p>Cheesy goodness with a kick and a hint of sweetness too.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/841584/sheagoldstein/pomegranate-jeweled-jalapeno-cheese-ball/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Pomegranate Jeweled Jalapeño Cheese Ball;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Pomegranate Jeweled Jalapeño Cheese Ball</a></strong></p>
<p>Pam Beth</p><p>This is what everyone wants to dig into on a hot, sunny day.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/898654/pambeth/chilled-cucumber-dip-is-exactly-what-everyone-wants-on-a-hot-day/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Cucumber Dill Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Cucumber Dill Dip </a></strong></p>
<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>Got people coming over last minute? All you need is five to have a great app to share.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/5-minute-taco-dip/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Five-Minute Taco Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Five-Minute Taco Dip</a></strong></p>
<p>South Your Mouth</p><p>Can't find the guys at the cookout? They will all be huddled around this!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.southyourmouth.com/2015/01/beer-cheese.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Beer Cheese;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Beer Cheese</a></strong></p>

South Your Mouth

Can't find the guys at the cookout? They will all be huddled around this!

Get the recipe: Beer Cheese

<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>This retro dip never seems to go out of style.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/7-layer-dip/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Seven-Layer Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Seven-Layer Dip</a></strong></p>

Spend With Pennies

This retro dip never seems to go out of style.

Get the recipe: Seven-Layer Dip

<p>South Your Mouth</p><p>Lump crabmeat with a good amount of kick from Cajun seasoning.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.southyourmouth.com/2019/02/cajun-crab-dip.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Cajun Crab Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Cajun Crab Dip</a></strong></p>

South Your Mouth

Lump crabmeat with a good amount of kick from Cajun seasoning.

Get the recipe: Cajun Crab Dip

<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>The ultimate Italian spread, use this as a starting point and add your favorites.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/antipasto-platter/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Antipasto Platter;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Antipasto Platter</a></strong></p>
<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>All the flavors of a refreshing caprese salad, on a stick!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/caprese-skewers/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Caprese Skewers;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Caprese Skewers</a></strong></p>

Spend With Pennies

All the flavors of a refreshing caprese salad, on a stick!

Get the recipe: Caprese Skewers

<p>Running In A Skirt</p><p>Made with only five ingredients that lead to some big flavors.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.runninginaskirt.com/buffalo-hummus-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Buffalo Hummus;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Buffalo Hummus</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://parade.com/843809/felicialim/28-creamy-hummus-recipes-that-are-crazy-good/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:42 Best Hummus Recipes;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">42 Best Hummus Recipes</a></strong></p>
<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>These mini appetizers are great for an outdoor party or picnic too.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/antipasto-skewers/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Antipasto Skewers;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Antipasto Skewers</a></strong></p>
<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>Perfect when those fresh garden tomatoes come into season.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/hollys-bruschetta/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Bruschetta;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Bruschetta</a></strong></p>

Spend With Pennies

Perfect when those fresh garden tomatoes come into season.

Get the recipe: Bruschetta

<p>The Country Cook</p><p>You have to love appetizers that are both simple and budget-friendly.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.thecountrycook.net/stuffed-celery/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Cream Cheese Stuffed Celery;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Cream Cheese Stuffed Celery</a></strong></p>
<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>Grazing at a party only adds to the fun.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/how-to-make-a-charcuterie-board/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Charcuterie Board;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Charcuterie Board</a></strong></p>

Spend With Pennies

Grazing at a party only adds to the fun.

Get the recipe: Charcuterie Board

<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>Summer sweet corn is the start of this creamy dip perfect for scooping.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/confetti-corn-dip/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Confetti Corn Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Confetti Corn Dip</a></strong></p>
<p>The Country Cook</p><p>Chicken, bacon, ranch and cheese all wrapped in crescent dough makes for an irresistible appetizer. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.thecountrycook.net/easy-crack-chicken-ball/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Crack Chicken Ball;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Crack Chicken Ball</a></strong></p>
<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>This five-minute dip is great when you need something totally last minute.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/quick-creamy-artichoke-dip/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Creamy Artichoke Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Creamy Artichoke Dip</a></strong></p>
<p>Plain Chicken</p><p>Pinwheels are always one of the first things to fly off the appetizer table.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.plainchicken.com/crack-chicken-pinwheels-football-friday/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Crack Chicken Pinwheels;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Crack Chicken Pinwheels</a></strong></p>
<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>A fresh summer twist on a classic.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/cucumber-bruschetta/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Cucumber Bruschetta;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Cucumber Bruschetta</a></strong></p>

Spend With Pennies

A fresh summer twist on a classic.

Get the recipe: Cucumber Bruschetta

<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>A light appetizer packed with citrus flavor.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/easy-shrimp-ceviche-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Easy Shrimp Ceviche;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Easy Shrimp Ceviche</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/100-greatest-hits-seafood-recipes-174519829.html" data-ylk="slk:100 Greatest Hits Seafood Recipes;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link;ct:story;" class="link  yahoo-link">100 Greatest Hits Seafood Recipes</a></strong></p>
<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>This dip has a secret ingredient for extra flavor and crunch: water chestnuts!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe:<a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/lightened-spinach-dip/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Easy Spinach Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link "> Easy Spinach Dip</a></strong></p>
<p>The Country Cook</p><p>Nobody can ever get enough of this classic appetizer.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.thecountrycook.net/easy-veggie-pizza/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Easy Veggie Pizza;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Easy Veggie Pizza</a></strong></p>

The Country Cook

Nobody can ever get enough of this classic appetizer.

Get the recipe: Easy Veggie Pizza

<p>Julia's Simply Southern</p><p>This is just asking to be spread on some crispy bagel chips.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://juliassimplysouthern.com/2019/09/everything-bagel-cheese-log.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Everything Bagel Cheese Log;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Everything Bagel Cheese Log</a></strong></p>
<p>Running In A Skirt</p><p>Perfect use for that bag of mini peppers on sale this week.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.runninginaskirt.com/cream-cheese-stuffed-mini-peppers-everything-bagel/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Everything Bagel Cream Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Everything Bagel Cream Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers</a></strong></p>
<p>The Country Cook</p><p>Grab some pita chips and dig in!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.thecountrycook.net/greek-layer-dip/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Greek Layer Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Greek Layer Dip</a></strong></p>

The Country Cook

Grab some pita chips and dig in!

Get the recipe: Greek Layer Dip

<p>Running In A Skirt</p><p>What a genius use for everything but the bagel seasoning.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.runninginaskirt.com/everything-bagel-healthy-deviled-eggs/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Everything Bagel Deviled Eggs;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Everything Bagel Deviled Eggs</a></strong></p>
<p>South Your Mouth</p><p>A super smooth hummus dip made with green peas and spinach.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.southyourmouth.com/2018/01/green-goddess-hummus.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Green Goddess Hummus;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Green Goddess Hummus</a></strong></p>
<p>Julie's Eats and Treats</p><p>Here is a fun new way to enjoy the flavor of honey mustard pretzels.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.julieseatsandtreats.com/mustard-pretzel-dip-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Honey Mustard Pretzel Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Honey Mustard Pretzel Dip</a></strong></p>
<p>The Country Cook</p><p>Your cookout guests that are watching their carbs will love these.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe:<a href="https://www.thecountrycook.net/blt-bites/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:BLT Bites;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link "> BLT Bites</a></strong></p>

The Country Cook

Your cookout guests that are watching their carbs will love these.

Get the recipe: BLT Bites

<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>Pick the tomatoes fresh from the garden for the most flavor in this dish.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/marinated-tomatoes/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Marinated Tomatoes;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Marinated Tomatoes</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://parade.com/1046242/kristamarshall/best-summer-tomato-recipes/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:25 Tasty Tomato Recipes For Summer;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">25 Tasty Tomato Recipes For Summer</a></strong></p>
<p>The Country Cook</p><p>These tiny bites are as delicious as they are adorable.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.thecountrycook.net/easy-mini-cheeseballs-appetizer-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Mini Cheese Balls;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Mini Cheese Balls</a></strong></p>
<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>Fresh fruit is always so perfect for a pool party on a hot day.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe:<a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/fruit-kabobs/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Rainbow Fruit Kabobs;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link "> Rainbow Fruit Kabobs</a></strong></p>

Spend With Pennies

Fresh fruit is always so perfect for a pool party on a hot day.

Get the recipe: Rainbow Fruit Kabobs

<p>The Country Cook</p><p>The perfect mix of sweet, salty and cheesy!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.thecountrycook.net/pineapple-cheeseball/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Pineapple Cheese Ball;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link "> Pineapple Cheese Ball</a></strong></p>

The Country Cook

The perfect mix of sweet, salty and cheesy!

Get the recipe: Pineapple Cheese Ball

<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>An easy pickle recipe you can make over and over.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/refrigerator-pickles/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Refrigerator Pickles;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Refrigerator Pickles</a></strong></p>

Spend With Pennies

An easy pickle recipe you can make over and over.

Get the recipe: Refrigerator Pickles

<p>South Your Mouth</p><p>So unique, you will be the only one who brings these to your next cookout.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.southyourmouth.com/2019/05/seafood-salad-stuffed-shells.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Seafood Salad Stuffed Shells;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link "> Seafood Salad Stuffed Shells</a></strong></p>
<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>A classic appetizer that never gets old.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/shrimp-cocktail/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shrimp Cocktail;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Shrimp Cocktail</a></strong></p>

Spend With Pennies

A classic appetizer that never gets old.

Get the recipe: Shrimp Cocktail

<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>Smoky, creamy and full of fresh herbs.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/smoked-salmon-dip/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Smoked Salmon Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Smoked Salmon Dip</a></strong></p>

Spend With Pennies

Smoky, creamy and full of fresh herbs.

Get the recipe: Smoked Salmon Dip

<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>The familiar flavors from the warm dip, but in a new, cold way.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/spinach-artichoke-pinwheels/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Spinach Artichoke Pinwheels;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Spinach Artichoke Pinwheels</a></strong></p>
<p>Spend With Pennies</p><p>Grab an extra packet of taco seasoning so you can make this any time you want.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.spendwithpennies.com/taco-cheese-ball-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Taco Cheese Ball;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Taco Cheese Ball</a></strong></p>
<p>Julie's Eats and Treats</p><p>These pinwheels are full of Mexican flavor.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.julieseatsandtreats.com/tortilla-pinwheels/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Tortilla Pinwheels;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Tortilla Pinwheels</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/32-cheap-easy-meals-start-204228806.html" data-ylk="slk:32 Cheap and Easy Black Bean Recipes;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link;ct:story;" class="link  yahoo-link">32 Cheap and Easy Black Bean Recipes</a></strong></p>
<p>The Black Peppercorn</p><p>Save the leftovers (if there are any) for lunch the next day!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.theblackpeppercorn.com/vietnamese-shrimp-spring-rolls/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Vietnamese Shrimp Spring Rolls;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Vietnamese Shrimp Spring Rolls</a></strong></p>
<p>Julie's Eats and Treats</p><p>Pinto and black beans, corn, green chiles, and more come together for this dip just waiting for a tortilla chip.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.julieseatsandtreats.com/texas-caviar-cowboy-caviar/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Texas Caviar;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Texas Caviar</a></strong></p>
<p>Julie's Eats and Treats</p><p>Easiest. Appetizer. Ever</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.julieseatsandtreats.com/ham-pickle-roll-ups/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Ham Pickle Roll-Ups;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Ham Pickle Roll-Ups</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://parade.com/846591/felicialim/17-killer-kebab-recipes-for-the-summer/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:18 Killer Kebabs For Summer;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">18 Killer Kebabs For Summer</a></strong></p>
<p>Plain Chicken</p><p>A Southern classic gets new life.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.plainchicken.com/pimento-cheese-ball/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Pimento Cheese Ball;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Pimento Cheese Ball</a></strong></p>

Plain Chicken

A Southern classic gets new life.

Get the recipe: Pimento Cheese Ball

<p>The Country Cook</p><p>All the meat, cheese, veggies and dressing from a big Italian sub, but on a stick so it's easier to party with.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.thecountrycook.net/italian-sub-skewers" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Italian Sub Skewers;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Italian Sub Skewers</a></strong></p>

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