80+ 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 nye appetizers


 

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.

From melty cheese to cocktail meatballs , cheesy corn dip to parmesan zucchini sticks, a savory appetizer is the best way to ring in the new year. Whether you need the perfect starter to your nye party or something light to serve to your dinner party guests before the main course, you are sure to find something you love on this list.

There are a variety of cooking methods and even cold appetizers to save oven space, and also easy dips to get the holiday season started off on the right foot.

These New Years Eve Appetizers are a complete list of the easiest appetizers to snack on during the holiday. They are so good, and sure to be a huge hit at your next holiday party!

Stuffed Mushrooms and Peppers

sausage stuffed mushrooms

Alfredo Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

4.45 from 9 votes
Alfredo Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms are an easy appetizer that’s perfect for holiday parties. Everyone will love these stuffed mushrooms with sausage! 
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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

4.91 from 11 votes
Sausage Stuffed Cherry Peppers are a tasty and easy appetizer recipe using only 5 ingredients. The perfect party food for any occasion!
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close up of cheesy stuffed mushrooms on a tray

Creamy Jalapeno Stuffed Mushroom Recipe

4.92 from 12 votes
Creamy Jalapeno Stuffed Mushrooms are an easy jalapeno popper make ahead recipe using cream cheese and fresh jalapenos. The perfect party appetizer! 
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close up of crab stuffed mushroom

Stuffed Mushrooms with Crab

4.58 from 77 votes
With a delicious creamy crab filling, these Crab Stuffed Mushrooms are the BEST! Great for dinner parties, or even a light lunch or dinner!
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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

4.16 from 13 votes
Crab Dip Stuffed Artichoke Hearts takes traditional hot crab dip and bakes in an artichoke heart, topping it with crunchy panko and Sriracha Aioli. 
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Platter of Pulled Pork Stuffed Pretzel Rolls

Pulled Pork Stuffed Pretzel Roll Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Tender, flavorful and tender pulled pork wrapped in rich, buttery pretzel bread.
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Stuffed Poblano Peppers

4.38 from 8 votes
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. 
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Crostinis and Bruschetta

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

5 from 1 vote
Limoncello Shrimp Crostini is an agrodolce sauce with shrimp, garlic and parsley spooned over crusty French bread.
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

4.20 from 25 votes
Balsamic Cherry Crostini are an easy appetizer using goat cheese and a tangy cherry balsamic reduction. The perfect holiday appetizer recipe! 
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An easy appetizer idea made with 5 ingredients and 10 minutes!

Strawberry Jalapeno Crostini

4.23 from 9 votes
Strawberry Jalapeño Crostini are a sweet heat perfect for a quick snack or entertaining. Sweet, spicy and savory, they are the perfect blend! 
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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 Crostini

4.41 from 5 votes
Lemony Pea Mash uses vibrant green peas with garlic and lemon to make a crunchy crostini that varies in taste and texture. 
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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 Crostinis

4.81 from 21 votes
Beef Carpaccio Crostini are thinly sliced pieces of beef with garlic aioli, black sea salt and fresh rosemary with tomato. The perfect party appetizer.
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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

4.76 from 25 votes
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.
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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

Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

5 from 1 vote
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.
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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 Recipe

4.72 from 32 votes
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!
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Skewers, Sticks & Fritters

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 Skewer Recipe

4.88 from 8 votes
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!
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overhead shot of plate of zucchini fries

Baked Zucchini Fries

4.88 from 8 votes
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.
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platter of tortellini salad kabobs

Cold Tortellini Salad Kabobs

4.12 from 117 votes
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!
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zucchini fritters with sour cream topping

Zucchini Fritters

4.91 from 10 votes
Zucchini Fritters, also known as zucchini pancakes, are the best way to use shredded zucchini to make a delicious summer snack!
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Bloomin Onion Recipe

4.26 from 131 votes
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!
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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 Kabob Recipe

4.82 from 11 votes
Harissa Chicken Kabobs use the spiciness of harissa paste and the coolness of Greek yogurt to make tender chicken on the grill.
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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

4.09 from 12 votes
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. 
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overhead shot of tray of garlic shrimp kabobs

Garlic Shrimp Kabobs

4.88 from 8 votes
Looking for the perfect summer BBQ Recipe? Garlic Shrimp Kabobs with white cooking wine, garlic and fresh veggies are the perfect choice!
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Seafood Appetizers

Shrimp Cocktail on a white plate with a small bowl of cocktail sauce

How To Make Shrimp Cocktail

4.61 from 28 votes
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!
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blackened air fryer shrimp recipe

Air Fryer Blackened Shrimp

4.89 from 18 votes
Making shrimp in the air fryer was never more delicious or easy using this quick method and our zesty blackened seasoning.
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serving platter of smoked salmon bites

Smoked Salmon Cracker Recipe

4.52 from 25 votes
Smoked Salmon Crackers are easy no-cook appetizers layered with pesto laced cream cheese, cucumber slices, fresh dill and capers.
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salmon pattie with white creamy sauce on top

Southern Salmon Croquettes Recipe

4.22 from 987 votes
Salmon Croquettes are a southern classic! Full of salmon, peppers, onions and seasoning, this versatile dish is sure to be loved by all!
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Angled close up of Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

4.39 from 21 votes
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. 
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crab cake egg rolls with sauce

Crab Cake Egg Rolls

4.21 from 62 votes
Creamy jumbo lump crab meat and cheese stuffed in a crunchy egg roll wrapper, gently fried and topped with spicy Old Bay aioli.
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Cheese Balls and Bites

nut crusted cheese ball

Pimento Cheese Ball

4.18 from 29 votes
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!
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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

Party Cheese Ball

4.31 from 63 votes
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!
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celery stuffed with pimento cheese

Pimento Cheese Celery

4.50 from 18 votes
Looking for a low carb snack or appetizer option? This EASY Pimento Cheese Celery recipe has your name written all over it!
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platter of fried mozzarella sticks

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks

4.72 from 7 votes
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.
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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

How to Build the Ultimate Cheese Board

Learn how to crate the ultimate, show stopping cheese board for best flavors and colors.
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plate of sausage balls with dipping sauce

Easy Sausage Balls

4.84 from 49 votes
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!
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bowl of gouda stuffed pecans

Gouda Pecans

4.66 from 26 votes
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!
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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

4.70 from 13 votes
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!
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cranberry goat cheese roll with rosemary and crackers

Cranberry Goat Cheese Roll

4.85 from 13 votes
This Cranberry Goat Cheese Roll is the ultimate no cook appetizer. All you need is a log of goat cheese, cranberries, pecans and cinnamon.
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Dip Ideas

dill pickle dip with dippers

Dill Pickle Dip

4.67 from 18 votes
This Dill Pickle Dip is a quick and easy appetizer, ready in 5 minutes! Less than 10 ingredients make this creamy dip the BEST!
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cheesy crab rangoon dip

Crab Rangoon Dip

4.32 from 19 votes
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!
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black bowl of buffalo chicken dip

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip

4.60 from 69 votes
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!
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bowl of bacon ranch dip with scallions and potato chips

Bacon Ranch Dip

4.59 from 12 votes
Bacon and ranch collide into one delicious chip dip with this easy Bacon Ranch Dip recipe!
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A bowl chili cheese dip

Chili Cheese Dip

4.92 from 12 votes
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!
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Close up of queso dip in a serving bowl

Mexican Cheese Dip Recipe

4.08 from 38 votes
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!
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Chip being dipped into French Onion Dip

French Onion Dip

4.23 from 9 votes
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! 
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Mediterranean Hummus Bowl

5 from 5 votes
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!
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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

4.39 from 21 votes
Hot Caprese Dip is a party appetizer favorite using mozzarella, pesto and sweet tomatoes. An easy appetizer your guests will love!
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Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Dip

4.95 from 35 votes
Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip is the perfect party appetizer. Make ahead and serve chilled or hot with crackers, crostini or vegetables! 
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bowl of pimento cheese dip

Pimento Cheese Spread

4.34 from 42 votes
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!
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Rolled Items

close up of pizza log dipped into sauce

Pizza Logs

4.93 from 40 votes
Crispy egg roll wrappers stuffed with gooey mozzarella cheese and zesty pepperoni, fried to a golden brown and dipped in marinara sauce.
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Air Fryer Southwest Egg Rolls

Air Fryer Southwest Egg Rolls

4.45 from 20 votes
Filled with fresh ingredients like corn, peppers, black beans and spinach, these Air Fryer Southwest Egg Rolls are crispy, delicious and finger-licking good!
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cheesy everything crescent rolls

Everything Bagel Crescent Rolls

4.45 from 18 votes
With only 5 simple ingredients, these CHEESY Everything Seasoning Crescent Rolls are sure to be an instant hit with your family!
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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

Jalapeno Popper Crescent Roll Recipe

4.41 from 42 votes
This Jalapeno Popper Crescent Rolls recipe is filled with cream cheese, jalapenos, and cheddar cheese wrapped in a flaky croissant dough.
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overhead shot of tray of german egg rolls

Pork and Sauerkraut Egg Rolls

4.50 from 8 votes
Your new favorite fried appetizer, kielbasa and sauerkraut with potatoes and cheese wrapped in an egg rolls wrapper, fried + dipped in mustard aioli sauce!
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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.

Pulled Pork and Smoked Gouda Egg Rolls

4 from 8 votes
Succulent, sweet and zesty pulled pork wrapped in a crispy egg roll with silky smoked gouda cheese and served alongside Avocado Green Goddess Dressing.
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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

4.08 from 75 votes
Chile Relleno Bites are a quick hack for making bite sized chile rellenos as an appetizer. Make ahead until you are ready to serve!
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angled shot of loaded tater tots

Cheesy Loaded Tater Tot Recipe

4.29 from 160 votes
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! 
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Slider Recipes

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Pizza Sliders

4.52 from 54 votes
Cheesy Pizza Sliders are easy to make with just 4 ingredients and the best for parties. Loved by kids and adults!
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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

4.52 from 62 votes
Cuban Sliders are made with layers of ham, pickles, and cheese between delicious sweet Hawaiian rolls. An easy and yummy appetizer! 
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plate of buttery hawaiian ham and cheese sliders

Ham and Cheese Sliders on Hawaiian Rolls

3.93 from 284 votes
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.
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Nashville Hot Chicken Sliders Nashville hot sauce on a plate

Nashville Hot Chicken Sliders

4.15 from 7 votes
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.
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topped sausage sandwiches with melty mozzarella cheese

Italian Sausage Sandwich Sliders

4.89 from 18 votes
A unique combination of flavors all nicely packed on a sweet Hawaiian Roll.
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BBQ Chicken Sliders

4.27 from 15 votes
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! 
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Easy Wing Recipes