My favorite New Year’s Eve Appetizers – perfect appetizers to ring in the new year! These are all easy appetizers that are great for feeding a crowd.
And for even more family friendly New Year’s Eve fun, make sure to check out 50 Mocktail Recipes. You can find a great way to celebrate with a fun drink in your hand!
One of my favorite things about this time of year is how we can go from one celebration to another. From Thanksgiving to Christmas to New Year’s Eve. It’s the ultimate time for party food and celebrating.
I know it can get overwhelming when you try to decide just what to make, though. So today I’m sharing my favorite appetizer recipes that are perfect for New Year’s Eve.
Every year for New Year’s Eve, my family gets together and we all just make appetizers for dinner on New Year’s Eve. We spend the evening playing games and doing puzzles and eating all the appetizers. It really is one of my favorite nights of the year.
So this list of appetizers are not your fancy-schmancy ring in the new year in your ball gown or tux type of recipes. These are the kind that are meant to be enjoyed with family and friends spending the evening relaxing together. They are all tried and true and our family favorites.
Crockpot BBQ Grape Jelly Meatballs
Both sweet and savory, these Crockpot BBQ Grape Jelly Meatballs are always a crowd favorite. They require only 3 ingredients and a couple of minutes of hands on time, then let them cook in the slow cooker until party time.
Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip
Make it ahead! The best of crockpot appetizers, this Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip is a great make ahead appetizer recipe that everyone loves. Only a few ingredients, a few minutes of prep work, and you have a dip that will disappear quickly.
Pepperoni Pizza Dip
Filled with pizza flavors, and topped with hot pepperoni, this Pepperoni Pizza Dip is the perfect party dip or perfect for game day. Serve with toasted baguette slices or crackers – both perfect for dipping!
Avocado Egg Rolls (Cheesecake Factory Copycat)
A riff on the popular restaurant appetizer, these Avocado Egg Rolls with Chipotle Ranch Dipping Sauce are easy to make at home and just as good!
Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
An easy and crowd pleasing appetizer – these Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms have fresh mushrooms that are stuffed with sausage and cream cheese.
Bacon Wrapped Smokies
Sweet and salty, these Bacon Wrapped Smokies are a favorite party appetizer. Only 3 ingredients and you have the perfect finger food that everyone loves.
Cheese Ball Recipe
A classic appetizer that is perfect for a party, this Cheese Ball Recipe is the only one you’ll need! Filled with cheese and spices and coated in pecans, it is always a crowd favorite.
Looking for a fun appetizer? These Cheeseburger Eggrolls are so delicious and have are always a crowd pleaser!
Baked Brie Recipe with Sun-Dried Tomatoes
If you are looking for a show-stopping appetizer that only takes minutes to make, this Baked Brie Recipe with Sun-Dried Tomatoes is your answer! Melty cheese is topped with a mixture of sun-dried tomatoes, garlic and parsley in this addictive starter.
Sausage Stuffed Jalapenos
These Sausage Stuffed Jalapeños are the perfect appetizer – jalapeño halves that are filled with a sausage and cheese mixture for a cheesy and spicy appetizer bite. Perfect for game day or for company.
It doesn’t get easier than these Pepperoni Pinwheels – only 30 minutes and a few ingredients go into this easy, tasty appetizer recipe.
Caramel Apple Dip
Looking for a sweet dip that everyone will love? This Caramel Apple Dip is filled with sweetened cream cheese, chocolate chips, toffee candy bars, and topped with caramel for the perfect dipper for apples, pretzels, cookies, and more!
Easy Egg Roll Recipe
Looking for a go-to egg roll recipe? This Easy Egg Roll Recipe is simple and will rival the egg rolls from your local take out restaurant.
Southwest Cheese Ball
This Southwest Cheese Ball is filled with all of your favorite Tex-Mex flavors – green chiles, cheese, and cilantro. Great for parties or game nights.
Sloppy Joe Dip
Turn a family friendly dinner idea into an appetizer that your friends won’t be able to get enough of! This Sloppy Joe Dip is cheesy and beefy and definitely crowd pleasing.
Brown Sugar Sriracha Bacon Bites
A little bit sweet and a little bit spicy, these Brown Sugar Sriracha Bacon Bites are the easiest appetizer recipe. Plus, they’ll disappear fast because they are so popular!
Berry Stuffed Brie en Croute
Give your baked brie a wow factor by filling it with fresh berries! This Berry Stuffed Brie en Croute is an easy appetizer filled with flavor.
Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
Super simple with very little hands on time, these Crab Stuffed Mushrooms only need a few ingredients for a party appetizer that is always a crowd pleaser.
The Best Deviled Egg Recipe
You can’t beat a classic, and this really is the Best Deviled Egg Recipe. A little bit sweet, a little bit sour – these are perfect for your next party or potluck.
Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers with Taco Filling
What is better than cheese stuffed jalapeños? Taco stuffed jalapeños, wrapped in bacon! These Taco Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers take a normal jalapeño popper and give them a delicious Tex-Mex twist.
Chorizo Mushroom Queso Dip Recipe
Chorizo and mushrooms are topped with melted cheese in this Chorizo Mushroom Queso Dip. Serve with tortilla chips for a gooey and spicy appetizer.
Queso Blanco Recipe
Creamy and spicy, this Queso Blanco is the perfect dip for your next party or Mexican night. This white queso recipe is so easy, you’ll want to serve it all the time.
Hot Beef and Bean Dip
Need an appetizer perfect for watching that sporting event or for a family get-together? This Hot Beef and Bean Dip takes your typical bean dip up a notch for an addicting, family friendly dip.
Bacon and Cream Cheese Crescent Appetizer Recipe
An easy appetizer recipe – this Bacon and Cream Cheese Crescent Appetizer Recipe has crescent rolls that are filled with a cream cheese, bacon, and cheese mixture.
White Cheese Dip + California Pizza Kitchen Hand Tossed Pizza
Hot and cheesy and totally addictive – this White Cheese Dip is the perfect addition to any pizza night at home!
Cucumber Dill Toasties
A crowd pleasing appetizer – bread slices are topped with a creamy mixture, followed by a cucumber, and a pop of fresh dill.
Spinach Dip Recipe
An easy party dip, this Spinach Dip Recipe only takes a few minutes to assemble and is always a crowd pleaser. Best served with fresh vegetables, tortilla chips or slices of baguette.
Cheesy Corn Bites
Bite sized cheese and corn appetizers. Super easy to make, and they will disappear quickly!
BBQ Chicken Dip
BBQ sauce and ranch dressing are combined with Swanson® Premium Chunk Chicken Breast for this crowd pleasing dip.
Creamy Hatch Green Chile Dip
Tangy, creamy and full of green chile flavor, this Creamy Hatch Green Chile Dip is a must when fresh Hatch green chiles are in season. Grab the tortilla chips and start dipping!
Jalapeño Popper Wontons
These Jalapeno Popper Wontons are fried wontons that are stuffed with cream cheese and jalapeños in this tasty appetizer.
Easy to make, and always a crowd favorite, this Bean Dip is the perfect appetizer or party food. Serve with tortilla chips, and watch it disappear!
Spinach Artichoke Dip
Creamy and cheesy, there is a reason people always beg for this Spinach Artichoke Dip! It only takes a few minutes of prep and may be the easiest appetizer on your table.
Tex-Mex Appetizer Tart
Cheese, roasted red peppers and green chile fill a flaky pie crust for this crowd-pleasing appetizer.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip
This Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip is a sweet cream cheese dip that is loaded with balls of egg-free cookie dough. Serve with graham crackers, vanilla wafers, or pretzel crisps.
Perfect for entertaining with a Tex-Mex flair, these Nacho Bites are the perfect way to serve your guests a 2-bite nacho without all the mess!
Pigs in a Blanket Bites
Pigs in a blanket get dressed up with puff pastry and mustard seeds. Serve skewered for an easy appetizer.