I've been looking all day, these are my favorite compact appliances from the 4th July sales — from $12.99

Go "fourth" and get those deals girllll...

A trio of small kitchen appliances on a blue and white background
(Image credit: Future)

4th July sales are something I look forward to in the summer. It's giving independent woman this Independence Day! And what shows you're capable of adulting more than investing in some small space must-haves for your dorm or apartment?

As an ecommerce editor that specializes in reviewing small kitchen appliances, I've spent all morning searching for the best ways to upgrade our cookspace. From air fryers to blenders, and even a portable ice cream maker (sorry, Ben and Jerry's), there are some serious Fourth of July deals out there (if you know where to look).

I've even included two grills (for indoor and outdoor barbecues) if you're not char-broiling your burgers and hotdogs today. Perhaps next year, you can host? I'm RSVPing RN.

PS: I've handily included all the savings in the deal blocks below, but prices may fluctuate (and products may sell out) — so you'll need to be quick!

The best 4th of July appliance deals for 2023

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1. PowerLix Handheld Milk Frother | Was $25.99 Now $12.99 (save $13) at Target

1. PowerLix Handheld Milk Frother | <a href="https://goto.target.com/c/221109/81938/2092?subId1=hawk-custom-tracking&sharedId=hawk&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.target.com%2Fp%2Fpowerlix-milk-frother-handheld-battery-operated-electric-whisk-foam-maker-for-coffee-with-stainless-steel-stand-included%2F-%2FA-87855450%3Fpreselect%3D87855449%23lnk%3Dsametab" data-link-merchant="target.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Was $25.99 Now $12.99 (save $13) at Target

Make your everyday coffee go from blah to bougie with this <a href="https://www.realhomes.com/buying-guides/best-milk-frother" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="target.com"">portable milk frother. With 50% off, you can afford to whip this in your bag to save on shopbought joe and make office coffee that li'l bit more bearable!

2. AstroAI Mini Fridge, 4 Liter/6 Can AC/DC Portable Thermoelectric Cooler and Warmer | Was $56.99 Now $39.99 (save $17) at Amazon

2. AstroAI Mini Fridge, 4 Liter/6 Can AC/DC Portable Thermoelectric Cooler and Warmer | <a href="https://target.georiot.com/Proxy.ashx?tsid=33642&GR_URL=https%3A%2F%2Famazon.com%2FAstroAI-Portable-Powered-Thermoelectric-Offices%2Fdp%2FB07S2RBCT5%2F%3Ftag%3Dhawk-future-20%26ascsubtag%3Dhawk-custom-tracking-20" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Was $56.99 Now $39.99 (save $17) at Amazon

Meet my answer to quick-and-easy study breaks. This <a href="https://www.realhomes.com/buying-guides/the-best-mini-fridges" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"">mini fridge has enough space for six cans, plus eco-friendly engineering and virtually no noise (a cool-but-quiet 25dB), so it's ideal for your next semester. Oh, and if you and your buddies fancy a little getaway, it's compatible with most car plugs.

3. Nutribullet Personal Blender | Was $69.99 Now $49.99 at Amazon

3. Nutribullet Personal Blender | <a href="https://target.georiot.com/Proxy.ashx?tsid=33642&GR_URL=https%3A%2F%2Famazon.com%2FNutribullet-Superfood-Nutrition-Extractor-NBR-0601%2Fdp%2FB07CTBHQZK%2F%3Ftag%3Dhawk-future-20%26ascsubtag%3Dhawk-custom-tracking-20" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" rel="nofollow">Was $69.99 Now $49.99 at Amazon

Fourth of July may well have come and gone by the time this <a href="https://www.realhomes.com/buying-guides/best-blender" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"">compact blender arrives (unless you order via Prime), but you can use it for more than just Margaritas. It makes light work of smoothies, as well as pancake/waffle batter too...

4. Dash 2.6qt Express Digital Tasti-Crisp Nonstick Air Fryer | Was $49.99 Now $45.99 (save $4) at Target

4. Dash 2.6qt Express Digital Tasti-Crisp Nonstick Air Fryer | <a href="https://goto.target.com/c/221109/81938/2092?subId1=hawk-custom-tracking&sharedId=hawk&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.target.com%2Fp%2Fdash-2-6qt-express-digital-tasti-crisp-nonstick-air-fryer%2F-%2FA-88007110%3Fpreselect%3D82667189%23lnk%3Dsametab" data-link-merchant="target.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Was $49.99 Now $45.99 (save $4) at Target

If you're looking for an <a href="https://www.realhomes.com/buying-guides/best-small-air-fryers" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="target.com"">easy-to-use small air fryer to reheat and air fry smaller batches of food, then "dash" over to Target to get 10% off this air fryer.  In our <a href="https://www.realhomes.com/reviews/dash-digital-tasti-crisp-26qt-air-fryer-review" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="target.com"">Dash Digital Tasti-Crisp review, it excelled at cooking all of our 4th of July-style frozen party food as well as larger portions of protein. We rated it 4 stars out of 5.

5. Weber Smokey Joe Premium 14-Inch Portable Grill | Was $62.39 Now $57 (save $5.39) at Amazon&nbsp;

5. Weber Smokey Joe Premium 14-Inch Portable Grill | <a href="https://target.georiot.com/Proxy.ashx?tsid=33642&GR_URL=https%3A%2F%2Famazon.com%2FWeber-40020-Premium-14-Inch-Portable%2Fdp%2FB00004RALP%2F%3Ftag%3Dhawk-future-20%26ascsubtag%3Dhawk-custom-tracking-20" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Was $62.39 Now $57 (save $5.39) at Amazon 

If you haven't got your own <a href="https://www.realhomes.com/buying-guides/best-portable-bbq" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"">portable grill, it's not too late to pre-plan for 7/4 2024! Though we're super sure that if you see a spot of sun outside, you'll whip out this coal-fire cutie.

6. Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker | Was $89.99 Now $59.99 (save £30) at Target

6. Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker |<a href="https://goto.target.com/c/221109/81938/2092?subId1=hawk-custom-tracking&sharedId=hawk&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.target.com%2Fp%2Fkeurig-k-mini-single-serve-k-cup-pod-coffee-maker%2F-%2FA-53788870%3Fpreselect%3D53448183%23lnk%3Dsametab" data-link-merchant="target.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> Was $89.99 Now $59.99 (save £30) at Target

Hailed as one of our <a href="https://www.realhomes.com/buying-guides/best-single-serve-coffee-makers" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="target.com"">best single-serve coffee makers, this <a href="https://www.realhomes.com/buying-guides/best-keurig-coffee-maker" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="target.com"">Keurig coffee machine is great for small apartments and dorms. Thanks to Target's Sizzling Savings Event you can get a third off this machine. Choose from six colors including on-trend Oasis and Dusty Rose.

7. Keurig K-Iced Plus Single-Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker with Iced Coffee Option | Was $129.99 Now $99.99 (save $30) at Target

7. Keurig K-Iced Plus Single-Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker with Iced Coffee Option | <a href="https://goto.target.com/c/221109/81938/2092?subId1=hawk-custom-tracking&sharedId=hawk&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.target.com%2Fp%2Fkeurig-k-iced-plus-single-serve-k-cup-pod-coffee-maker-with-iced-coffee-option%2F-%2FA-89010230%3Fpreselect%3D88116062%23lnk%3Dsametab" data-link-merchant="target.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Was $129.99 Now $99.99 (save $30) at Target

It's not too late to live your hot girl summer dreams with the <a href="https://www.realhomes.com/buying-guides/best-iced-coffee-maker-us" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="target.com"">best iced coffee maker. We're already OBSESSED with the <a href="https://www.realhomes.com/reviews/keurig-k-slim-iced-single-serve-coffee-maker-review" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="target.com"">Keurig K-Slim and Iced coffee maker, so no doubt this machine is going to be right up there. Black Americano over ice with a li'l syrup, pretty "pur-lease"

8. Cocinare KRUSH Wireless and Portable Ice Cream Maker | Was $149.99 Now $129.99 (save $20) at Amazon

8. Cocinare KRUSH Wireless and Portable Ice Cream Maker | <a href="https://target.georiot.com/Proxy.ashx?tsid=33642&GR_URL=https%3A%2F%2Famazon.com%2FCocinare-Wireless-Portable-Machine-Homemade%2Fdp%2FB0BKSVCBNT%2F%3Ftag%3Dhawk-future-20%26ascsubtag%3Dhawk-custom-tracking-20" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Was $149.99 Now $129.99 (save $20) at Amazon

Forget running for the ice cream truck or spending money on spendy scoops of gelato. With this gourmet appliance, you can make your own frozen custard, sorbets, and froyo on the go.

9. Ninja FG551 Foodi Smart XL 6-in-1 Indoor Grill | Was $298.99 Now $199.99 (save $99) at Amazon

9. Ninja FG551 Foodi Smart XL 6-in-1 Indoor Grill | <a href="https://target.georiot.com/Proxy.ashx?tsid=33642&GR_URL=https%3A%2F%2Famazon.com%2Fdp%2FB089TQ82WT%3Ftag%3Dhawk-future-20%26ascsubtag%3Dhawk-custom-tracking-20" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Was $298.99 Now $199.99 (save $99) at Amazon

The Ninja Foodi Indoor Grill can indeed produce great char-grilled results indoors without clouds of smoke and it’s a <a href="https://www.realhomes.com/us/buying-guides/the-best-air-fryers" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"">good air fryer too. While it is a little chunkier than most small kitchen appliances, it can air fry, roast, bake, broil, and dehydrate (saving you on using four different gadgets). <a href="https://www.realhomes.com/reviews/ninja-foodi-5-in-1-indoor-grill-review" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"">Read our review of the older (5-in-1) model.

10. KitchenAid K400 blenderWas $289.99 Now $229.99 (save $70) at Walmart

10. KitchenAid K400 blender | <a href="https://goto.walmart.com/c/1943169/565706/9383?subId1=hawk-custom-tracking&sharedId=hawk&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.walmart.com%2Fip%2FKitchenAid-K400-Variable-Speed-Blender-KSB4027%2F594210395%3Fathbdg%3DL1700" data-link-merchant="walmart.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Was $289.99 Now $229.99 (save $70) at Walmart

If you want a beautifully-designed blender that doesn't take up too much worktop space, is easy to use, and offers a wide range of different blending options, then this is the blitzer for you. <a href="https://www.realhomes.com/reviews/kitchenaid-k400-artisan-blender-review" data-link-merchant="realhomes.com"" data-link-merchant="walmart.com"">Read our review for more reasons to buy.

Christina Chrysostomou
Former acting head ecommerce editor

Hi, I'm the former acting head ecommerce editor at Real Homes. Prior to working for the Future plc family, I've worked on a number of consumer events including the Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs Live, and Good Homes Magazine. With a first class degree from Keele University, and a plethora of experience in digital marketing, editorial, and social media, I have an eye for what should be in your shopping basket and have gone through the internal customer advisor accreditation process.

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