40+ Best New Year’s Eve Appetizers

Now that we’ve all got our Christmas menus planned (hopefully!) it’s time to start thinking about New Years Eve! These New Year’s Eve appetizers are perfect for snacking on while watching the ball drop this year!

collage of New Year's Eve appetizers

If you’re looking for New Years Eve Party food ideas, these New Years Eve appetizers are perfect for you! Perfect for an elegant party or an evening at home!

Aside from the super bowl, one of my favorite nights to snack is New Years Eve! The champagne is flowing, the countdown is on, and I love having an array of hors d’oeuvres to go with it.

These New Years Eve Appetizers are a complete list of the best bites to snack on during the holiday. They are so good, you will want to try them all!

Stuffed Mushrooms and Peppers

Alfredo Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
sausage stuffed mushrooms
Alfredo Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms are an easy appetizer that’s perfect for holiday parties. Everyone will love these stuffed mushrooms with sausage! 
Sausage Stuffed Cherry Peppers
Sausage Stuffed Cherry Peppers are a tasty and easy appetizer recipe using only 5 ingredients. The perfect party food for any occasion!
Sausage Stuffed Cherry Peppers are a tasty and easy appetizer recipe using only 5 ingredients. The perfect party food for any occasion!
Creamy Jalapeno Stuffed Mushrooms
Creamy Jalapeno Stuffed Mushrooms are an easy jalapeno popper make ahead recipe using cream cheese and fresh jalapenos. The perfect party appetizer! #stuffedmushrooms #jalapenopopperrecipes #makeaheadappetizers www.savoryexperiments.com
Creamy Jalapeno Stuffed Mushrooms are an easy jalapeno popper make ahead recipe using cream cheese and fresh jalapenos. The perfect party appetizer! 
Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
close up of crab stuffed mushroom
With a delicious creamy crab filling, these Crab Stuffed Mushrooms are the BEST! Great for dinner parties, or even a light lunch or dinner!
Crab Dip Stuffed Artichoke Hearts
Crab Dip Stuffed Artichoke Hearts takes traditional hot crab dip and bakes in an artichoke heart, topping it with crunchy panko and Sriracha Aioli. #hotcrabdip #artichokerecipes #crabappetizers www.savoryexperiments.com
Crab Dip Stuffed Artichoke Hearts takes traditional hot crab dip and bakes in an artichoke heart, topping it with crunchy panko and Sriracha Aioli. 
Pulled Pork Stuffed Pretzel Rolls
Platter of Pulled Pork Stuffed Pretzel Rolls
Tender, flavorful and tender pulled pork wrapped in rich, buttery pretzel bread.
Bacon Wrapped BBQ Chicken Stuffed Chile Peppers
Bacon Wrapped BBQ Chicken Stuffed Chile Peppers Recipe- shredded chicken tossed in your choice of BBQ sauce and sharp cheddar cheese, stuffed into a large chile, wrapped in bacon and slow grilled. As seen on Fox News!
Bacon Wrapped BBQ Chicken Stuffed Chile Peppers are the ultimate BBQ Chicken recipe. Tender shredded chicken stuff in a chile pepper, wrapped in bacon and drizzled with sweet agave nectar. 

Crostinis and Bruschetta

Limoncello Shrimp Crostini
Limoncello Shrimp Crostini is made up of agrodolce sauce with shrimp, caramelized garlic and parsley spooned over crusty French bread! Ready in 20 minutes! #crostinirecipes #limoncello www.savoryexperiments.com
Limoncello Shrimp Crostini is an agrodolce sauce with shrimp, garlic and parsley spooned over crusty French bread.
Balsamic Cherry Crostini
Balsamic Cherry Crostini is an easy appetizer using goat cheese and a tangy cherry balsamic reduction. The perfect holiday appetizer recipe! #crostinirecipes #easyappetizerrecipes www.savoryexperiments.com
Balsamic Cherry Crostini are an easy appetizer using goat cheese and a tangy cherry balsamic reduction. The perfect holiday appetizer recipe! 
Strawberry Jalapeno Crostini
An easy appetizer idea made with 5 ingredients and 10 minutes!
Strawberry Jalapeño Crostini are a sweet heat perfect for a quick snack or entertaining. Sweet, spicy and savory, they are the perfect blend! 
Lemony Pea Mash Crostinis
Serve Lemony Pea Mash Crostinis with at room temperature with a chilled, crisp white wine for a vibrant and colorful appetizer. | #peacrostinis | www.savoryexperiments.com
Lemony Pea Mash uses vibrant green peas with garlic and lemon to make a crunchy crostini that varies in taste and texture. 
Beef Carpaccio Crostinis
Beef Carpaccio Crostini are thinly sliced pieces of beef with garlic aioli, black sea salt and fresh rosemary with tomato. The perfect party appetizer. #beefcarpaccio #crostinirecipes www.savoryexperiments.com
Beef Carpaccio Crostini are thinly sliced pieces of beef with garlic aioli, black sea salt and fresh rosemary with tomato. The perfect party appetizer.
Prosciutto, Pear, and Brie Crostinis
Prosciutto, Pear, and Brie Crostinis fit the bill for any party with tender prosciutto draped over warm brie and topped with a slice of pear and honey. #prosciutto #briecrostinis #crostinis www.savoryexperiments.com
Prosciutto, Pear, and Brie Crostinis fit the bill for any party with tender prosciutto draped over warm brie and topped with a slice of pear and honey.
Tomato Bruschetta
This Tomato Bruschetta recipe is a classic no cook appetizer that can be ready in as little as 20 minutes using fresh tomatoes, basil and garlic. #easybruschetta #tomatobruschetta www.savoryexperiments.com
This Tomato Bruschetta recipe is a classic no cook appetizer that can be ready in as little as 20 minutes using fresh tomatoes, basil and garlic.
Crab Bruschetta
Crab Bruschetta is a mound of fresh tomatoes, garlic basil and buttery crab meat piled high on crispy toast. This is one of the best appetizers out there! #crabbruschetta #easybruschetta www.savoryexperiments.com
Crab Bruschetta is a mound of fresh tomatoes, garlic basil and buttery crab meat piled high on crispy toast. This is one of the best appetizers out there!

Skewers, Sticks & Fritters

Caprese Skewers
Caprese Skewers are the perfect party appetizer made with fresh mozzarella, basil, tomatoes, garlicky croutons, and zesty pepperoni, all drizzled with a tangy balsamic reduction sauce! #capresesalad #capreseappetizer www.savoryexperiments.com
Caprese Skewers are the perfect party appetizer made with fresh mozzarella, basil, tomatoes, garlicky croutons, and zesty pepperoni, all drizzled with a tangy balsamic reduction sauce!
Baked Zucchini Fries
plate of zucchini fries
These crispy on the outside, soft on the inside Baked Zucchini Fries are perfect for dipping in all the things! This is one of our favorite ways of using the overabundance of zucchini.
Cold Tortellini Salad Kabobs
platter of tortellini salad kabobs
Traditional tortellini salad becomes a finger food with these Tortellini Skewers. They are a fresh and flavorful, appetizer, perfect for everything from cocktail hours to pool parties!
Zucchini Fritters
zucchini fritters with sour cream topping
Zucchini Fritters, also known as zucchini pancakes, are the best way to use shredded zucchini to make a delicious summer snack!
Blooming Onion
blooming onion on a table
Coated with a crispy, flavorful breading, this EASY Blooming Onion recipe can't be beat- just like Outback! Complete with a Bloomin' Onion sauce, too!
Harissa Chicken Kabobs
Harissa Chicken Kabobs use the spiciness of harissa paste and the coolness of Greek yogurt to make tender chicken on the grill. #chickenkabobs #grilledchicken www.savoryexperiments.com
Harissa Chicken Kabobs use the spiciness of harissa paste and the coolness of Greek yogurt to make tender chicken on the grill.
Grilled Cheese Sticks
Grilled Cheese Sticks make your childhood favorite into a party-worthy appetizer! Pair with tomato soup or tomato jam for an upscale grilled cheese sandwich recipe. #grilledcheeserecipe www.savoryexperiments.com
Grilled Cheese Sticks make your childhood favorite into a party-worthy appetizer! Pair with tomato soup or tomato jam for an upscale grilled cheese sandwich recipe. 
Garlic Shrimp Kabobs
platter of garlic shrimp kabobs
Looking for the perfect summer BBQ Recipe? Garlic Shrimp Kabobs with white cooking wine, garlic and fresh veggies are the perfect choice!

Seafood Appetizers

Classic Shrimp Cocktail
Shrimp Cocktail on a white plate with a small bowl of cocktail sauce
This Classic Shrimp Cocktail recipe goes back to the basics to result in the best shrimp cocktail. Prepared with just lemon and salt, this Classic Shrimp Cocktail will be the hit appetizer at all celebrations!
Air Fryer Blackened Shrimp
blackened air fryer shrimp recipe
Making shrimp in the air fryer was never more delicious or easy using this quick method and our zesty blackened seasoning.
Smoked Salmon with Creamy Pesto Crackers
Smoked Salmon Pesto Crackers are easy no-cook appetizers perfect for any potluck, party or afternoon snack. They are also healthy!
Smoked Salmon Pesto Crackers are easy no-cook appetizers perfect for any potluck, party or afternoon snack. They are also healthy!
Southern Salmon Croquettes
close up of salmon Croquettes
Salmon Croquettes are a southern classic! Full of salmon, peppers, onions and seasoning, this versatile dish is sure to be loved by all!
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Angled close up of Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail is an easy recipe made with shrimp, fresh vegetables, tomato juice and hot sauce for a spicy version of your favorite classic. Top with avocado and serve with tortillas chips or saltine crackers. 
Crab Cake Egg Rolls
crab cake egg rolls with sauce
Creamy jumbo lump crab meat and cheese stuffed in a crunchy egg roll wrapper, gently fried and topped with spicy Old Bay aioli.

Cheese Balls and Bites

Pimento Cheese Ball
nut crusted cheese ball
A southern favorite, this EASY Pimento Cheese Ball recipe is the perfect appetizer! Grab your crackers and pretzels, this will be your new favorite snack!
Party Cheese Ball
This cheese ball with cream cheese is a classic Party Cheese Ball recipe, made with simple ingredients. A must-make for any and all parties! #partycheeseballrecipe #creamcheeseball www.savoryexperiments.com
This cheese ball with cream cheese is a classic Party Cheese Ball recipe, made with simple ingredients. A must-make for any and all parties!
Pimento Cheese Celery
celery stuffed with pimento cheese
Looking for a low carb snack or appetizer option? This EASY Pimento Cheese Celery recipe has your name written all over it!
Homemade Mozzarella Sticks
platter of fried mozzarella sticks
Easy mozzarella sticks from scratch make the perfect party appetizer for a crowd or kid friendly family dinner. Cheese, breading, traditional frying and air fryer instructions included.
How to Build the Ultimate Cheese Board
Tips for building the ultimate cheese board, the perfect easy party appetizer that requires no cooking! Ideas for meat, cheese and accompaniments. #cheeseboard #cheeseplatter www.savoryexperiments.com
Learn how to crate the ultimate, show stopping cheese board for best flavors and colors.
Easy Sausage Balls
plate of sausage balls with dipping sauce
If you're looking for the best sausage ball recipe, look no further than these Easy Sausage Balls! You won't be able to have just one!
Gouda Pecans
bowl of gouda stuffed pecans
Gouda Pecans are the BEST! Raw pecans are stuffed with an easy gouda and sour cream mix and that is all, folks! So easy to make!
Prosciutto Parmesan Cheese Straws
Prosciutto Parmesan Cheese Straws are made with just a few ingredients and 10 minutes in the oven! An easy appetizer for all occasions. #cheesestraws #puffpastrybreadsticks www.savoryexperiments.com
Prosciutto Parmesan Cheese Straws are an easy appetizer for dinner parties, family gatherings, and game day. Or, serve them on your next spaghetti night as puff pastry bread sticks!
Cranberry Goat Cheese Roll
cranberry goat cheese roll with rosemary and crackers
This Cranberry Goat Cheese Roll is the ultimate no cook appetizer. All you need is a log of goat cheese, cranberries, pecans and cinnamon.

Dip Ideas:

Crab Rangoon Dip
cheesy crab rangoon dip
This Crab Rangoon Dip is creamy, cheesy and packs all the flavor of the classic crab rangoon. It's quick & easy to make and takes only 30 minutes to make!
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip
black bowl of buffalo chicken dip
Searching for the BEST dip recipe? EASY Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip comes together easily with just a few ingredients! Easy to make in the crock pot!
Bacon Ranch Dip
bowl of bacon ranch dip with scallions and potato chips
Bacon and ranch collide into one delicious chip dip with this easy Bacon Ranch Dip recipe!
Chili Cheese Dip
A bowl chili cheese dip
If you are a fan of dips you need to make this 3 ingredient Chili Cheese Dip, whips up in under 10 minutes and is fool-proof!
Mexican Queso Dip
Close up of queso dip in a serving bowl
If you've ever wondered how to make queso dip, you're in luck. This queso recipe is super easy and only requires five ingredients!
French Onion Dip
Chip being dipped into French Onion Dip
This French Onion Dip requires just 3 main ingredients and 5 minutes of prep. You’ll never buy sour cream and onion dip from the store again! 
Mediterranean Hummus Bowl
Angle shot of hummus bowl
This Mediterranean Hummus Bowl is a great healthy lunch, snack or appetizer. Using homemade hummus and lots of fresh toppings, you can't go wrong!
Hot Caprese Dip
Hot Caprese Dip is a party appetizer favorite using mozzarella, pesto and sweet tomatoes. An easy appetizer your guests will love! #capresedip #capresesalad #partyappetizers www.savoryexperiments.com
Hot Caprese Dip is a party appetizer favorite using mozzarella, pesto and sweet tomatoes. An easy appetizer your guests will love!
Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Dip
close up of spinach artichoke dip
Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip is the perfect party appetizer. Make ahead and serve chilled or hot with crackers, crostini or vegetables! 
Pimento Cheese Spread
bowl of pimento cheese dip
A popular southern dish, this EASY Pimento Cheese recipe is made with only 6 ingredients and tastes great spread onto crackers or in a grilled cheese!

Rolled Items

Pizza Logs
pile of pizza logs on a white plate
Crispy egg roll wrappers stuffed with gooey mozzarella cheese and zesty pepperoni, fried to a golden brown and dipped in marinara sauce.
Air Fryer Southwest Egg Rolls
Air Fryer Southwest Egg Rolls
Filled with fresh ingredients like corn, peppers, black beans and spinach, these Air Fryer Southwest Egg Rolls are crispy, delicious and finger-licking good!
Everything Bagel Crescent Rolls
cheesy everything crescent rolls
With only 5 simple ingredients, these CHEESY Everything Seasoning Crescent Rolls are sure to be an instant hit with your family!
Jalapeno Popper Crescent rolls
This Jalapeno Popper Crescent Rolls recipe is filled with cream cheese, jalapenos, and cheddar cheese wrapped in a flaky croissant dough. #crescentrollrecipes #crescentrollappetizers www.savoryexperiments.com
This Jalapeno Popper Crescent Rolls recipe is filled with cream cheese, jalapenos, and cheddar cheese wrapped in a flaky croissant dough.
German Egg Rolls
sauerkraut and potato egg rolls
Your new favorite fried appetizer, kielbasa and sauerkraut with potatoes and cheese wrapped in an egg rolls wrapper, fried + dipped in mustard aioli sauce!
Pulled Pork and Smoked Gouda Egg Rolls
Pull Pork and Smoked Gouda Egg Rolls Recipe - Succulent, sweet and zesty pulled pork wrapped in a crispy egg roll with silky smoked gouda cheese and served alongside Avocado Green Goddess Dressing.
Succulent, sweet and zesty pulled pork wrapped in a crispy egg roll with silky smoked gouda cheese and served alongside Avocado Green Goddess Dressing.
Chile Relleno Bites
Chile Relleno Bites are a quick hack for making bite sized chile rellenos as an appetizer. Make ahead until you are ready to serve! #chilerellenobites www.savoryexperiments.com
Chile Relleno Bites are a quick hack for making bite sized chile rellenos as an appetizer. Make ahead until you are ready to serve!
Cheesy Loaded Tater Tots
Cheesy loaded tater tots on a foil lined pan
Cheesy Loaded Tater Tots are an easy side dish recipe or appetizer. Loaded tater tots are the best since they are loaded with cheese and bacon! 

Slider Recipes

Pizza Sandwich Sliders
stack of cheesy pizza slider sandwiches
Cheesy Pizza Sandwich Sliders are easy to make with just 4 ingredients and the best for parties. Loved by kids and adults!
Cuban Sliders
Cuban Sliders are made with layers of ham, pickles, and cheese between delicious sweet Hawaiian rolls. An easy and yummy appetizer! #cubansliders #minicubansandwiches www.savoryexperiments.com
Cuban Sliders are made with layers of ham, pickles, and cheese between delicious sweet Hawaiian rolls. An easy and yummy appetizer! 
Ham and Cheese Sliders
plate of buttery hawaiian ham and cheese sliders
Ham and Cheese Sliders are easy, cheesy and delicious! One of the best recipe for parties of all types, from baby showers and birthday parties to holiday parties and casual family get-togethers.
Nashville Hot Chicken Sliders
Nashville Hot Chicken Sliders Nashville hot sauce on a plate
Nashville Hot Chicken Sliders are perfect as a dinner, snack or appetizer. Crispy fried chicken dredged in spicy hot sauce served on buttery buttermilk biscuits with sweet and spicy pickles.
Italian Sausage Sandwich Sliders
These Italian Sausage Sandwich Sliders are easy to prepare and even easier to eat. Featuring pork sausage and Hawaiian rolls, they are sure to impress. #italiansausagesandwichsliders #hawaiianrollsliders www.savoryexperiments.com
A unique combination of flavors all nicely packed on a King’s Hawaiian Roll.
Pork and Sauerkraut Sliders
A close up of a sandwich sitting on top of a wooden table
Take your favorite pork and sauerkraut recipe and make it party-friendly by putting it on a slider bun! Dress it up with gooey cheese and a dollop of Dijon. #sliderrecipes www.savoryexperiments.com
BBQ Chicken Sliders
Close up of BBQ chicken slider
BBQ Chicken Sliders are made with 5 unique layers making them go above and beyond any other sandwich recipe. Fabulous for parties, potlucks and game day and can be served hot or room temperature! 

Easy Wing Recipes

Garlic Parmesan Wings
plate of garlic parmesan wings
EASY Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings are so fun and easy to make and perfect for watch the game, or as a quick appetizer before dinner!
Air Fryer Chicken Wings
air fryer chicken wings recipe
The BEST way to make the crispiest wings: in the air fryer! You won't believe how easy it is to make these Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings!
Baked Jalapeno Lime Wings
Sweet and spicy Jalapeno Lime Wings are baked wings perfect for holiday parties or watching the big game. A unique flavor everyone will love. #bakedchickenwings #chickenwingrecipes www.savoryexperiments.com
Sweet and spicy Jalapeno Lime Wings are baked wings perfect for holiday parties or watching the big game. A unique flavor everyone will love.
Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings
Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings are easier to make than you think. Only 5 ingredients, a simple buffalo sauce and the trick for seriously crispy wings! #bakedbuffalowings www.savoryexperiments.com
Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings are easier to make than you think. Only 5 ingredients, a simple buffalo sauce and the trick for seriously crispy wings! 
Lemon Garlic Yakitori Wings
Lemon Garlic Yakitori Wings are marinated in a zesty lemon garlic marinade and grilled to perfection. Serve your grilled wings with classic BBQ side dishes.
Lemon Garlic Yakitori Wings are marinated in a zesty lemon garlic marinade and grilled to perfection. Serve your grilled wings with classic BBQ side dishes.
Garlic Buffalo Potato Chicken Wings
yellow basket of chicken wings with celery and dip
Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings uses a secret ingredient to “bread” wings. Bake to crispy perfection and toss in a garlic buffalo sauce.
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