It’s the countdown to the New Year and we have several tasty New Year’s Eve appetizers to help you celebrate in style! Whether you’re hosting a big party and feeding a crowd or simply enjoying a low-key night in your cozy pajamas, you’ll definitely enjoy these easy and budget-friendly New Year’s Eve recipes. From cheesy party dips, to simple finger foods, and crowd-pleasing classics, there’s something for everyone to enjoy while watching the ball drop at midnight!
Homemade Chex Mix
Homemade Chex Mix is a classic salty, crunchy party snack that’s super easy to make and way less expensive than store-bought Chex mix. It’s also easy to customize and a simple grab-and-go finger food at parties!
Spinach Artichoke Dip
Seriously, who doesn’t love a good spinach dip appetizer?! This Spinach Artichoke Dip is made with lots of cheese, a creamy homemade sauce, and a little splash of hotness to tingle your taste buds. It’s SO good and a must-have at your NYE party!
Ranch Oyster Crackers
Heads up…you’ll probably want to make a double batch of these rich & buttery Ranch Oyster Crackers! This small and delicious snack is made with just 5 ingredients, it’s absolutely perfect for parties, and will be gone in minutes. Trust me!
Is there anything better than a cheesy, creamy, spicy flavor combo? I think not. These Jalapeño Poppers are easy enough for a beginner to make (no deep frying!) and delicious enough that you’ll have no regrets.
Baked Chicken Wings
Of course you’ve gotta have some classic appetizers at your NYE party like these Baked Chicken Wings! They’re incredibly simple to make and they can be enjoyed plain or drenched in your favorite sauce.
You’ll definitely steal the show when you make this super fresh and colorful Cowboy Caviar! It’s an easy salsa-type salad that can be served as a chunky dip with chips and only takes 20 minutes to prep!
Buffalo Chicken Dip
Buffalo Chicken Dip is always a popular appetizer at football parties and holiday gatherings. You only need a few simple ingredients to make it and its great served with chips, crackers, and even veggies!
Loaded Smashed Potatoes
If you’ve never had smashed potatoes before, let’s just say you’re totally missing out! These Loaded Smashed Potatoes are boiled, smashed, and baked until crispy, then loaded with all of your favorite toppings.
If there’s one appetizer that’s sure to bring a crowd together, it’s definitely a good cheese dip! Queso Fundido is a simple recipe made with Mexican chorizo and melted cheese and is always a hit!
Bruschetta is a fun and tasty appetizer to serve that’s made with garlicky chopped tomatoes, a touch of balsamic vinegar, and toasted bread. It’s a great party food to impress your guests and all for under a dollar per serving. WIN!
Ten minutes is all you’ll need to make this super simple Crab Dip. It can be served hot or cold and goes great with crackers, toasted bread, chips, and raw vegetables.
These super-tasty hamburger Sliders are the perfect way to feed a crowd! They’re made by the dozen and are great for parties, potlucks, and tailgates!
Any other nacho fans out there?! These Chicken Nachos are the perfect budget-friendly party food that’s super easy to customize and perfect for sharing with a crowd.
Hot Corn Dip
If you like chips and queso, then you’re going to love this Hot Corn Dip. It’s a super creamy, cheesy, slightly spicy dip that you won’t be able to stop dunking chips into.
Give me some chips and a bowl of guac any day!! This easy homemade Guacamole recipe only takes a few minutes to make and the fresh flavor is so good.
Nashville Hot Deviled Eggs
These Nashville Hot Deviled Eggs are a fun twist to a classic potluck and party favorite…and yes they’re seriously hot!
Pinwheels are a fun party food that everyone seems to love. These Turkey Pinwheels are easy to make and extremely versatile. So grab this basic formula then feel free to switch up the ingredient combinations!
Chickpea Spread with Caramelized Onions
Chickpea Spread with Caramelized Onions is another great party dip that’s sure to have your family & friends coming back for more! And yes, it’s every bit as delicious as it looks!
Pizza Roll Ups
I mean who doesn’t love a good tortilla roll up at parties? These Pizza Roll Ups are perfect as a last minute appetizer and you can get creative by adding your favorite pizza toppings!
Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip
This Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip is a combination of savory, sweet, tart, and salty. It’s a super simple appetizer with lots of variations and it’s perfect for holiday gatherings!
You’ll definitely fall in LOVE with these Candied Pecans! They’re the perfect holiday snack for parties and they’re super easy to make at home.
Enjoy a few more of our favorite party and potluck foods below!