Easy Appetizers

Simple snacks for New Year's Eve entertaining


New Year's Eve is a holiday categorized by small foods and hors d'oeuvres.

Whether you are celebrating out at a restaurant or bar, or having guests over to your house for an evening in, we can guarantee that the menu will be mainly comprised of tasty hors d'oeuvres and other finger-friendly foods. You do have to be able to balance that glass of Champagne, after all. 

We've selected six top appetizer recipes fitting for any New Year's Eve celebration. All of these recipes are relatively easy to make and able to be whipped up in a short amount of time, two ideal qualities when playing host this holiday. 

Read on for our six favorite New Year's Eve hors d'oeuvres, and be sure to let us know your favorites below!

Chilled Salmon Appetizers


These salmon toasts make for an incredibly simple yet elegant appetizer. Tastes delicious and pairs perfectly with the evening's bubbly.

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Goat Cheese, Lemon and Chive Turnovers


Bite-sized treats that are full of tangy and sweet flavors, all wrapped up in a flakey dough. When using frozen puff pastry, this dish practically makes itself! 

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White Bean and Artichoke Dip


An updated take on the popular spinach and artichoke dip, this has a bit of added protein from the cannelloni beans. Super easy to make and incredibly delicious.


Chicken Satés with Spicy Peanut Sauce


These Thai-style chicken skewers can be made in advance to make cooking the day of your plans a bit easier. The peanut sauce tastes equally good thrown over pasta the next day, so be sure to save any leftovers!


Grilled Prosciutto, Fontina & Sun-Dried Tomato Sandwiches


Crisp panini-style Italian sandwiches that will please any guest. The salt of the prosciutto mixed with the sweetness of the tomatoes and bite of fontina will have you coming back for seconds.


Deviled Quail Eggs with Black Caviar


A rich New Year's Eve recipe if there ever was one, these little quail eggs are cooked up and filled with the mashed yolks before being topped with American black caviar. Simply divine.  


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