20 Effortlessly Festive New Year's Eve Party Appetizers

Kick off 2017 with these delicious hors d'oeuvres.


Ring in the New Year with these easy and delicious crowd-pleasers.

The Food Charlatan
Raspberry Balsamic Slow Cooker Meatballs

These savory treats only take a few minutes to prep, but your party guests will be oh-so-impressed.

Get the recipe at the Food Charlatan.

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Courtesy of Life Tastes Good
Cranberry Bacon Jam Crostini

Have leftover cranberries from Christmas Day dinner? Use 'em up in this tasty app!

Get the recipe at Life Tastes Good.

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Courtesy Yummy Mummy Kitchen
Blackberry Goat Cheese Crackers

Add glitz to this simple hors d'oeuvres by sugarcoating the fresh blackberry toppers.

Get the recipe at Yummy Mummy Kitchen.

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Courtesy of A Pretty Life in the Suburbs
Prosciutto Caprese Bites

For a light yet flavorful appetizer, try this combination of salty prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, and juicy tomato.

Get the recipe at A Pretty Life in the Suburbs.

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Courtesy of Well Plated
Cheesy Mushroom Puff Pastry Bites

These cute little mushroom morsels were made to be munched on.

Get the recipe at Well Plated.

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Courtesy of Baker by Nature
Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Cucumber Bites

Smoked salmon pairs beautifully with horseradish and dill cream cheese. This refreshing appetizer is guaranteed to be a smash hit.

Get the recipe at Baker by Nature.

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Courtesy of Peas and Crayons
Baked Jalapeno Popper Phyllo Cups

New Year's Eve calls for bold flavors and fun-to-eat foods. These jalapeno poppers fit the bill.

Get the recipe at Peas and Crayons.

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Courtesy of Pip and Ebby
Ham & Cheese Pretzel Bites

These homemade pretzels are stuffed with ham and melted mozzarella.

Get the recipe at Pip and Ebby.

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Courtesy of Jo Cooks
Guacamole Deviled Eggs

A southern classic gets an elevated twist. By substituting avocado for mayo, these deviled eggs are much healthier than your standard version.

Get the recipe at Jo Cooks.

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Courtesy of The Cookie Rookie
Shrimp and Goat Cheese Tartlets

Start the new year with an elegant appetizer that tastes gourmet but requires little effort to prepare.

Get the recipe at The Cookie Rookie.

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Courtesy of Le Creme de la Crumb
Baked Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges

These slivers of tender, golden potatoes are packed with savory, cheesy flavor.

Get the recipe Le Creme de la Crumb.

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Courtesy of Yummy Healthy Easy
Easy Cheese Ball

Although this tangy appetizer can be whipped up in minutes, guests will think you spent hours making it. The outer shell made with chopped almonds definitely adds a wow factor.

Get the recipe at Yummy Healthy Easy.

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Courtesy of Jo Cooks
Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs with Bleu Cheese Dressing

If you have a love affair with your slow cooker, this flavorful appetizer is a must-try.

Get the recipe at Jo Cooks.

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Courtesy of Damn Delicious
Cheesecake Factory Avocado Egg Rolls

Surprisingly easy to make, these crazy good apps taste just like the ones served at the restaurant.

Get the recipe at Damn Delicious.

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Courtesy of Classy Clutter
Tomato Bacon Bites

These amazing pastry cups are filled cream cheese, spicy tomato, and (you guessed it) bacon.

Get the recipe at Classy Clutter.

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Courtesy of The Food Charlatan
Sriracha Cheddar Popcorn

Serving popcorn as an appetizer may seem a bit lazy, but spicy-cheesy kernels elevate the simple snack.

Get the recipe at The Food Charlatan.

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Courtesy of Style Me Pretty
3-Bite Tacos with Avocado Cream

These simple, easy-to-make tacos get a healthy makeover thanks to ground turkey and baked tortilla shells.

Get the recipe at Style Me Pretty.

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Courtesy of Sally's Baking Addiction
Easy Coconut Shrimp

Serve these crunchy crowd-pleasers with a variety of condiments, like simple peach chili sauce.

Get the recipe Sally's Baking Addiction.

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Courtesy of Tammi Lee Tips
Crockpot Bourbon Glazed Kielbasa

Although these bite-size sausages are simple to make, their sweet, savory flavor will leave guests wanting more.

Get the recipe at Tammilee Tips.

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Courtesy of Deliciously Yum
Salted, Chocolate-Dipped Mandarin Slices

Two unlikely flavors come together to make a sweet appetizer your guests will be eager to try.

Get the recipe at Deliciously Yum.

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