These appetizers for New Year’s Eve are easy finger foods that make great new year’s eve snacks for friends and family as you ring in the new year!

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After all of those big meals during Christmas I’m all about New Year’s Eve finger food! Meatballs, skewers, stuffed mushrooms, dips and spreads, I don’t think I’ve met a New Year’s Eve appetizer that I didn’t like.

There is just something extra fun about mini food that you can eat with your fingers!

Of course you want your New Year’s Eve appetizers to be easy to make as well. We’ve got a list of the BEST NYE appetizers to inspire your holiday menu and all of them can be made ahead of time or prepped a few days early so you can focus on ringing in the new year with good food and friends.

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We’re not talking Italian meatballs here (though we have an Instant Pot, air fryer, and turkey meatball version if you want those!). These delicious meatball appetizers are made with sausage or crab and they are some of the most popular appetizer recipes on our blog!

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Quick and Easy Crab Balls
These Quick and Easy Crab Balls are made with lump crab meat and store bought stuffing. It is a simple and delicious party appetizer ready in 20 minutes or less!
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Stuffing Balls with Sausage
Sausage Stuffing Balls are an easy appetizer with all of the flavors of the holidays. Cheese, sausage, bacon, and stuffing are rolled together for one perfect bite!
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Stuffed and Rolled Appetizers

Who doesn’t love a bite-size appetizer packed full of meat and cheese? We’ve got stuffed mushrooms, and mini lasagna rolls that are not only delicious they are easy to make ahead of time!

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Stuffed Mushrooms with Sausage
Stuffed mushrooms with sausage and cream cheese are a perfect keto party appetizer with only 4 ingredients!
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Crab Stuffed Mushrooms on a black plate
Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
Crab Stuffed Mushrooms are an easy appetizer of sweet crab meat and Gruyere cheese baked to perfection inside a mushroom cap!
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Mini Lasagna Rolls
This mini lasagna appetizer is individual mini lasagna rolls filled with lemon ricotta and topped with a fresh tomato sauce. A one-bite appetizer that is perfect for parties!
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Mini Chicken Parmesan Lasagna Rolls
These Mini Chicken Parmesan Lasagna Rolls are a delicious bite-sized appetizer and make a great easy appetizer recipe for the holidays.
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We love a good dip. Hot dips, cold dips, they are all amazing. Make your hot dips in a Crock Pot to keep them warm throughout the night and assemble your cold dips a day ahead of time to save time on party night. Serve one of two at your party with chips, crackers, or veggies.

keto Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip with celery
Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip
This spicy Buffalo Chicken Dip in a Crock Pot is a creamy mix of cheese, chicken, and spicy buffalo sauce that is the perfect appetizer for parties!
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This decadent Mississippi Sin dip is an easy appetizer made with cheese and ham mixed together and baked inside a loaf of French bread until it is ooey gooey. The perfect game day appetizer or holiday party appetizer!
Mississippi Sin Dip
This decadent Mississippi Sin dip is an easy appetizer made with cheese and ham mixed together and baked inside a loaf of French bread until it is ooey gooey.
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Mexican 7 Layer Dip
Mexican 7 Layer Dip is an easy dip to make for parties. Layers Tex-Mex flavors come together in to make a simple cold dip to serve with tortilla chips.
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5 Layer Greek Dip
Our 5 Layer Greek Dip features a delicious blend of classic Meditteranean flavors that you’ll love dunking veggies and pita wedges into.
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With charcuterie boards all the rage these easy cheese spreads are perfect for a New Year’s eve party. Add them to a board with your meats and other cheeses and spread them on breads and crackers. Make them a few days ahead of time and just pull out of the refrigerator before the party.

Pesto Cream Cheese Spread layers with pine nuts
Pesto Cream Cheese Spread
This easy Pesto Cream Cheese Spread is an amazing make ahead appetizer for a crowd. Layers of basil pesto, sun dried tomatoes, and cream cheese are perfect for spreading on a piece of crusty Italian bread!
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Goat Cheese Log on black platter with cranberries
Cranberry Goat Cheese Log
This easy Cranberry Goat Cheese Log is a beautiful goat cheese appetizer, rolled in a spicy fresh cranberry relish and crunchy pistachios, that is perfect for the holidays.
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Puff Pastry Appetizers

You know we love puff pastry. Usually we’re making chocolate croissants, Danish, or turnovers, but for New Year’s Eve we’re going savory with flaky, golden puff pastry wrapped around delicious fillings.

Parmesan Puff Pastry Pinwheels
These Parmesan Puff Pastry Pinwheels are light, fluffy, and full of flavor.
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Spinach Puff Pastry
These easy Spinach Puff Pastries appetizers are a delicious golden puff pastry filled with cheesy creamed spinach, and plenty of bacon. It’s an easy appetizer recipe for your holiday party!
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Who doesn’t love an appetizer on a stick? Layers of meat, cheese, and veggies on a skewer make great New Year’s Eve snacks and ours are totally keto so everyone at the party can enjoy them!

Italian Antipasto skewers on a black platter
Italian Antipasto Skewers
These easy Italian Antipasto Skewers are layers of Italian meats, cheeses, and vegetables that make a great appetizer for parties, or a simple keto lunch for busy weekdays.
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Antipasto Skewers
These antipasto skewers are quick to make. They are perfect for any dinner party or an easy New Year’s Eve appetizer recipe!
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