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Easy New Year’s Eve Appetizers To Make This Year

Ring in the New Year in style with a spread of easy and delicious appetizers that are sure to impress your guests! Whether you’re hosting a New Year’s Eve party or a casual gathering to celebrate the arrival of the new year, having a selection of mouthwatering appetizers is the best way to kick off the festivities.

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From classic cocktail shrimp to flavorful black-eyed peas and white beans, these easy New Year’s appetizers are not only delicious but also carry a touch of tradition and good fortune. Pair them with champagne cocktails to toast to good luck and a happy New Year for the whole family.

In this blog post, we’ve curated a list of recipes for easy New Year’s appetizers that are perfect for any special occasion. Whether you’re looking for healthy options or indulgent treats, we’ve got you covered with a variety of options to suit every taste. These recipes are designed to make your New Year’s Eve party or New Year’s Day gathering a memorable and flavorful experience.

So, say goodbye to last year with these delectable appetizers and welcome the new year with a table full of delicious food. Get ready to elevate your holiday party with this list of recipes that are not only easy to make but also guaranteed to be a hit with your guests. Cheers to a new year filled with good fortune, happiness, and, of course, delicious food!

Stuffed Dates- A Sweet Alternative

“These stuffed dates are an easy and delicious appetizer for Christmas, New Year’s Eve, dinner parties, or any other festive occasion. These date appetizers have the perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors.”

Goat Cheese Prosciutto Lingonberry Jam Bruschetta- Drug Store Divas

These sound complicated but they are really not! So easy and classy. Try them out!

Bacon Cheddar Cheese Ball- Chocolate Moosey

“Bacon Cheddar Cheese Ball is a giant ball of cream cheese and cheddar rolled around in bacon. It’s the perfect snack to serve for parties, holiday gatherings, tailgating, wine and cheese parties, and more.

Mexican Burrito Roll Ups- The Cookin’ Chicks

“For a convenient and delicious appetizer or snack, give these Mexican Burrito Roll Ups a try. These pinwheel sandwiches feature a delightful combination of creamy, cheesy refried bean fillings wrapped in tortillas and cut into bite-sized treats. Enjoy them with salsa for a burst of flavor or savor them as standalone delight, suitable for any occasion.”

Jalapeno Cream Cheese Dip- Simply Made Eats

“This Jalapeno Cream Cheese Dip with Rotel is spicy, creamy and cheesy, making it the perfect appetizer. It only takes 25 minutes to make, in just one skillet, and is served hot with tortilla chips or crackers.”

Marinated Cheese and Olive Antipasto- Flavorful Eats

“Cubes of cheese, green and black olives, crunchy red bell pepper, and pepperoncini peppers all marinated in a flavorful, herbaceous dressing make this recipe for Marinated Cheese & Olive Antipasto the perfect addition to your parties, potlucks, and holiday get togethers.”

Honey and Goat Cheese Balls- A Cedar Spoon

Honey Goat Cheese Balls are a simple, festive appetizer. Soft goat cheese is formed into balls and rolled in a mixture of honey, apricot preserves and pecans. You can easily switch up the nuts and preserves to create different flavor combinations!

Caramelized French Onion Dip- Sense and Edibility

“Caramelized French Onion Dip is a creamy appetizer with sweet and savory browned onions folded into a cream cheese and sour cream base. Serve this with fresh vegetables, crackers, or your favorite chips. It’s the ultimate starter for parties, celebrations, or holiday gatherings.”

Sweet and Sour Meat Balls- Dinner At The Zoo

These sweet and sour meatballs are homemade meatballs that are cooked in the crock pot with a two ingredient sauce. The perfect main course or party appetizer that always gets rave reviews!

Prosciutto Fig and Chevre Flatbread- Sense and Edibility

“Prosciutto, Fig, and Chèvre Flatbread is made with a fluffy ciabatta flatbread baked with crispy prosciutto, creamy goat’s cheese, fresh figs, and onions until caramelized, then it’s topped with fresh arugula.”

Twice Baked Potatoes With Greek Yogurt- Life As A Strawberry

“These easy Greek yogurt twice baked potatoes are perfect for Game day or appetizers with friends! Simple to make ahead of time, and a perfect blank canvas for your favorite toppings.”

Puff Pastry Brie Bites- Lemons and Zest

“If you need a simple appetizer, these Puff Pastry Brie Bites are going to steal the show. Only about 10 minutes to prep and can be made up to 3 days ahead of time. Top with your favorite jam for a unique flavor everyone at the party will love!”

Crispy Loaded Salami Bites- Dished By Kate

“Only 20 minutes stand between you and a platter of crispy, super-loaded salami bites. Pop salami slices into a mini muffin tin, mix a quick filling using classic antipasti ingredients I bet you already have, then fill and drizzle with honey. An easy, impressive appetizer guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser.”

Cheesy Roasted Tomato Crostini- Dished By Kate

“Step up your appetizer game with these gorgeous crispy cheese-crusted crostini, piled with creamy Greek yogurt and jammy roasted tomatoes. They’re SUPER easy and guaranteed to be a hit with your guests over the holiday season.”

Air Fryer Stuffed Mushrooms- Lemons and Zest

“These super simple and delicious air fryer stuffed mushrooms can be whipped up in about 15 minutes. A perfect party appetizer or great for an addition to any meal. Perfectly seasoned and stuffed to the brim!

Spinach and Feta Bourekas- Dana Stable

“These Spinach and cheese bourekas have a savory spinach and feta filling inside flaky puff pastry. Bourekas make great appetizers, snacks, or a grab-and-go breakfast.”

Spicy Garlic Shrimp- Mangia With Michele

“Spicy Garlic Shrimp is the most perfect and simple antipasto for all the seafood lovers out there! It is abundant with flavor, but not complexity. With only a few key ingredients and a bit of marinating time, you will have a savory, scrumptious dish, totally worthy of major bread-dipping! It’s great for any special occasion, get-together, or as a complement to your favorite holiday menu.”

Easy Crab Cakes- Life As A Strawberry

“These easy crab cakes are ready in half an hour! With a quick mustard aioli. Includes how-to photos and plenty of tips!”

Whipped Feta Cheese- Life As A Strawberry

“This easy, creamy whipped feta cheese dip is perfect with crackers and fresh veggies, spread over crostini, or swirled into your favorite pasta dish!”

Cute Charcuterie Cups- Two Kids And A Coupon

“Serve your holiday guests in style with easy and fun charcuterie cups. Here is how to make them for any occasion!” 

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