The BEST New Year’s appetizers that are easy, delicious and great for a crowd. All of your favorite dips, finger foods, crockpot appetizers and more.
Looking for easy and delicious appetizer recipes to ring in the New Year? You’ve come to the right spot! I’ve rounded up 50+ of the best New Year’s Eve appetizers that are simple, flavorful and perfect for a crowd.
If you’re getting ready for your New Year’s party, definitely keep this list of easy appetizers in your back pocket! Whether you’re looking for dips, crockpot appetizers, finger foods or low carb recipes…I’ve got you covered. These New Year’s Eve appetizers will be loved by all and gone before you know it.
I’m a lover of all appetizer dips! I especially love homemade tortilla chips and queso…I could eat a big bowl every day. Below you’ll find lots of easy and delicious dip recipes that make the perfect New Year’s appetizers. Whether you’re looking for Mexican, Greek or Italian…we’ve got you covered. These dips are full of flavor and always a huge hit!
7 Layer Dip Recipe
7 delicious layers of salsa, guacamole, sour cream, beans, cheese, tomatoes and olives. The perfect appetizer for game day or a friends get-together. People will gather around this 7 layer dip until it’s gone!
Finger foods make the best New Year’s Eve appetizers. They’re easy, delicious and are the perfect bite-sized snack. I especially love bruschetta, pigs in a blanket and caprese kabobs. All always get rave reviews and are so easy to make!
Toasted baguette slices topped with a fresh tomato and basil mixture. So delicious and easy to whip up. You'll be making this homemade bruschetta all summer long!
Warm and delicious mini hot dogs wrapped in fluffy crescent rolls seasoned with garlic and parmesan. These pigs in a blanket are such an easy appetizer idea that comes together in just 20 minutes with 5 simple ingredients!
Caprese Kabobs - An easy, no-cook, make-ahead and delicious appetizer for any party! Your guests will love these bite-sized caprese skewers filled with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and balsamic glaze.
Cheese ball bites are flavorful appetizers that are perfect for snacking or serving at parties. These mini cheese balls are loaded with everyone's favorite ingredients, and they are incredibly simple to make.
One of my go-to cold appetizers is a big charcuterie board full of meats, cheese, spreads, nuts and crackers. It is seriously one of the easiest New Year’s appetizers and looks so pretty! It’s also great for a large crowd and includes a little something for everyone!
Charcuterie Board Recipe
A charcuterie board is a simple way to make the BEST spread for a large crowd! Just throw together your favorite meats, cheeses, crackers and more. This cheese board has tons of snacking options for everyone and will definitely be a hit!
Learn how to build the ultimate Mezze platter filled with dips, flat bread, cheese, fresh veggies and more. This is the perfect appetizer for entertaining and includes all of your Mediterranean favorites!
Who doesn’t love a good crock pot appetizer! It doesn’t get easier than throwing all of the ingredients in the slow cooker and letting it do the work for you. If you’re in a pinch and are looking for a ‘set it and forget it’ option, these recipes are for you!
Crockpot Meatball Recipe
Grape Jelly BBQ Meatballs.. easy to make in the crock pot with only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes to prep! Doesn't get better than that.
This easy buffalo chicken dip recipe tastes incredibly delicious and is made with only 5 ingredients in the crock pot! Makes the perfect appetizer to bring to any cookout, holiday party or family gathering!
These Crockpot Little Smokies taste so rich and flavorful...your guests will never know they're made with just 4 simple ingredients! One of my favorite 'set it and forget it' appetizer recipes that is always a huge hit!
These mouthwatering cranberry meatballs made with cranberry and chili sauce are sweet and tangy with an intensely bold flavor. Made with only 3 ingredients, they are always a super simple crowd pleaser!
Looking to bring an appetizer recipe for those that are watching their carb intake? These low carb New Year’s Eve appetizers don’t skimp on flavor and won’t have your guests missing their carbs at all. Most of these are perfect to snack on with fresh fruit or veggies!
Dill Dip Recipe
The best vegetable dip that's light, healthy and packed with flavor. Perfect with fresh veggies or pita chips. You'll love this skinny dill dip recipe!
Easy Strawberry Fruit Dip - Creamy, easy to make and absolutely delicious! This homemade fruit dip does excellent at parties, or you can serve it up at home as an extra incentive for kids to eat their fruit. Trust me—it'll work!
Jamielyn Nye is the creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. She is also the author of the I Heart Naptime Cookbook. When she’s not creating in the kitchen, Jamielyn loves to chase her four little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.