Are you ready for a New Year? Whether you are celebrating in a big way or a quiet way, we've got some great New Year's Party Appetizer Ideas for you today! Delicious food does not have to be difficult to make.
These party appetizer ideas are perfect if you are heading to a new year’s eve party, or if you are going to kick back and watch the ball drop on TV at home.
All of these tasty appetizers are truly my favorite festive appetizers and great way to celebrate on December 31st or on New Years Day (or for any cocktail party for that matter).
NYE Party Appetizers
Appetizers are such fun foods to prepare no matter what type of party you're hosting. Here are some easy appetizer ideas to get your New Year's eve party off to a great start, especially at the appetizer table.
I have gathered some fun finger foods, dip recipes, and chicken wings recipes, truly the best new year's eve appetizers.
Savory Appetizer Ideas
Puff Pastry & Pie Crust Ideas
You know what puff pastry and pie crusts are, but did you know that you can make all sorts of holiday appetizers and snacks with this and a few simple ingredients?
Pastry Puff Ham Pinwheels are easy and elegant for a tasty snack and are always a crowd pleaser.
Easy Chicken Empanadas - made with ground chicken and spices this is the perfect appetizer for dipping in ranch or honey mustard.
These are almost a tradition in some parts of the country and they are great crowd pleasers. A bonus is that they’re super-easy to make.. You can use ground beef or ground turkey to make them. Check out our Easy Meatball recipe and our cranberry sauce meatballs are delicious bites with a nice seasonal twist.
Chicken Strips - these oven-baked tenders are lovely for holiday parties. They are also perfect for kids.
Chicken Buffalo Meatballs are another easy option. Made with all the goodness of Buffalo chicken spices
This Easy Grilled BBQ Shrimp Appetizer with Baked Flour Tortilla Chips is made with just 7 simple ingredients in less than 20 minutes. Juicy grilled jumbo shrimp are piled onto crispy baked tortilla chips with a dollop of creamy guacamole for a speedy, crowd-pleasing snack you’ll turn to again and again.
Pork Jowl Bacon - Pork jowl or hog jowl is a soul food staple served on New Year's Day with black-eyed peas, cornbread & collard greens. A new twist on an old classic, cooked quicker, easier, and still to perfection in the air fryer!
This is a super-easy way to put out snacks and appetizers for the holidays. Just put a variety of cheese, meats, fruit, chutney, bread, and crackers on a tray. You can even add a little Spicy Hummus to the tray!
Savory Jarcuterie is like a cheese and meat board in a jar. This cold appetizer is an easy make-ahead appetizer idea. They are an adorable little hack to ensure that each guest has their own antipasto platter or charcuterie board.
This Hot Beer Cheese Dip is a popular favorite any time of year and is the best appetizers when served with pretzels.
Goat Cheese Bruschetta is another fun way to make a delicious appetizer in minutes.
There are so many ways to make this classic appetizer, but even just a classic deviled egg recipe is always appreciated by party guests. It's one of the easiest appetizers to make. Try this variation for the holiday season.
There’s no better way to countdown to the New Year than with this exquisite charcuterie board.
Everyone loves dips, whether served hot or cold. From crackers to veggies to bread slices, there are endless foods that you can use to accompany these delicious dips.
Warm up the party with this Hot Corn Dip with Jalapeños - soooo good with just enough kick!
Easy Spinach Dip - perfect for game day or any day! Also see how to make a sourdough bowl for dips.
Hot Caprese Dip - Love cheese dips for appetizers? Prep this hot & melty Caprese cheese dip in only 10 minutes, pop it in the oven, and relax with your guests while it bakes.
Neiman Marcus Million Dollar Dip-This. easy 5-ingredient recipe for Neiman Marcus Million Dollar Dip will be a hit at your party!
Beau Monde Dip- a classic sour cream dip just like Grandma made!
Blue Cheese Chive Dip – a wonderful easy dip that goes with vegetables.
Vegetable Cream Cheese Dip – An easy cream cheese dip made with fresh vegetables.
7 Layer Dip - Serve with tortilla chips for one of the best appetizers.
Easy Vegetable Dip - A great dip for vegetables and chips.
Chorizo Stuffed Mushrooms. -These mushrooms are a Mexican take on the classic Italian appetizer. They are stuffed with spicy delicious Mexican chorizo, cotijo queso, garlic, breadcrumbs, and rich crema Mexicana. They taste best when warm, so make them right before you serve them.
These Mini Caprese Skewers are not only super easy to make, they are a healthy appetizer that tastes delicious!
Pinwheel Appetizer Ideas
Pinwheel and Roll up appetizers are easy to make and are always a hit. You can easily change up the ingredients and the best part is you can make them ahead of time.
These Quick Cranberry Turkey Pinwheels\ are perfect for a holiday party. Full of winter flavors and so tasty!
These Meunster Spinach Pinwheels are made with store-bought puff pastry making them an easy, delicious appetizer for holiday entertaining!
These Veggie pinwheels are as colorful as they are delicious. Another delicious savory appetizer recipe.
And of course these Bacon Chicken Ranch Pinwheels are always a hit!
Recipes for New Years Day
Be sure to try these with a fun champagne cocktail or this New Year's Lemonade cocktail too!
More NYE recipes from the recipe box below.
We hope you enjoyed these easy new year’s eve appetizers. We are all about helping you make the most of your time and celebrating every day!
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