Hosting a New Year’s Eve party? Wrap up the year with a few of our best, easy-to-make appetizer recipes.
Favorite Appetizers for New Year's Eve
Warm Crab Dip- An elegant addition to any party menu, this dip is a deliciously simple combination of lump crab meat, cream cheese, sour cream, shallots and red bell pepper.
Mushroom and Goat Cheese Pastry Bites- An easy appetizer recipe of puff pastry cups filled with sautéed mushrooms, shallots and goat cheese that can be made in advance and reheated just before serving.
Whiskey-Glazed Cocktail Meatballs- Coated in a sweet and tangy sauce made with ketchup, brown sugar, apricot jam and honey-whiskey, these oven-baked cocktail meatballs are easy to prepare and make a hit at any party.
Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Bites- A simple, no-cook appetizer of crisp cucumber rounds topped with slices of smoked salmon and a mixture of cream cheese, lemon and fresh dill.
Fig and Goat Cheese Bites- Fresh figs topped with goat cheese, a drizzle of honey and a pinch of sea salt make a great no-cook appetizer or a delicious accompaniment to a cheese platter.
Caprese Salad Skewers- A simple twist on a traditional Caprese salad, these colorful skewers of ripe cherry tomatoes, fragrant basil and fresh mozzarella are an easy, no-cook appetizer that looks every bit as good as it tastes.
Prosciutto Wrapped Roasted Asparagus- Roast some fresh asparagus spears wrapped with thin sliced prosciutto for an easy and delicious appetizer that's quick to prepare.
Creamy Blue Cheese and Onion Crostini- Served on crackers or rounds of toasted baguette, this creamy spread is made with blue cheese, cream cheese and honey and topped with thin-sliced, sautéed red onion.
Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomato Stuffed Mushrooms- A tasty appetizer of bite-sized, baby portobellos (cremini) filled with sauteed spinach and sun dried tomatoes and topped with melted Asiago cheese.