Whether you're partying with a crowd or just one or two, all the best New Year's Eve appetizers and drinks recipes are sure to give you plenty of reasons to celebrate and ring in a brand new year!
I always enjoy a gathering of appetizers where I can pick and choose my favorites, and pile them on a plate one by one.
I think there's something in my brain that tells me that because they're small the calories don't count as much...so please don't burst my bubble.
After all, diet season is right around the corner so we can all worry about those pesky additional pounds at that point. Until then...Cheers, and HAPPY New Year! Let's Party!!
It's always a party when Monte Cristo arrives! Enjoy the video:
If you're ready, let's begin today's New Year's Eve Appetizer and Drinks Recipe Roundup
By clicking on the titles of the recipes you're interested in, you'll be taken directly to that particular recipe on that food blogger's site. From there you can read more about your selection, find the specific ingredient list, and hit the print button if you so desire.
*Baked Salmon Salad Spread (pictured below) from (yours truly) Kudos Kitchen by Renee
"Baked Salmon Salad is so versatile you can use it as an appetizer spread with crackers or you can use it as a spread for sandwiches."
*Monte Cristo Tortilla Rollups (pictured below and in the featured video) from (yours truly) Kudos Kitchen
"Monte Cristo Tortilla Roll-Ups are a fried and a fun new way to eat everyone’s favorite sweet and savory sandwich but in appetizer form!"
*Sausage Cheese Balls from Dinner At The Zoo
*Fireball Hot Toddy from Trial and Eater
*Antipasto Skewers (pictured below) from Dinner At The Zoo
*Roasted Baby Potatoes with Dipping Sauce (pictured below) from (yours truly) Kudos Kitchen
"These roasted baby potatoes are creamy in the center, and golden brown and crispy on the outside. Pair all that deliciousness with a dipping sauce made of mustard, horseradish, and mayonnaise and you have the perfect side dish or even a fun and unusual party appetizer!! YUM!!"
*Blackberry Sangria Spritzer (pictured below) from (yours truly) Kudos Kitchen
"Blackberry Sangria Spritzer is light and refreshing. It’s the perfect thing to serve year-round when you’re hosting a gathering or party."
*Keto and Low-Carb Bacon Wrapped Broccoli Stalks (pictured below) from (yours truly) Kudos Kitchen
"The idea for these Bacon Wrapped Broccoli Stalk Appetizers came to me one night as I was preparing broccoli for dinner. I’m not normally a broccoli stalk eater but disposing of them is awfully wasteful. That’s when my lightbulb moment hit and the results are utterly delicious!"
*Bacon Asiago Cheese and Caramelized Onion Dip from Moore Or Less Cooking
*White Sangria Sparkler (pictured below) from Call Me PMC
*Pumpkin Spice Martini (pictured below) from (yours truly) Kudos Kitchen
"You’ll be pleasantly pleased after your first sip of this Pumpkin Spice Martini. After your second sip, you’ll be warm all over. You’re welcome!!" 🙂
*Mediterranean Deviled Egg with Roasted Red Pepper Hummus from Two Healthy Kitchens
*5 Cheese Lover Dips from Swanky Recipes
*Creamy Garlic Onion Dip (pictured below) from Virtual Vegan
*Popular Parmesan Onion Squares (pictured below) from (yours truly) Kudos Kitchen
"Parmesan Onion Appetizer Squares is a recipe I’ve been making for what feels like forever. Whenever I serve them, they’re always a hit with their light oniony flavor, crispy yet creamy texture, and a tiny and unexpected touch of sweetness that everyone loves!"
*Low Carb Gluten Free Antipasto Kebabs from Peace Love and Low Carb
*Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Tenders (pictured below) from Wholesome Yum
*Brat Bites with Sauerkraut Dipping Sauce (pictured below) from (yours truly) Kudos Kitchen
"Easy Bratwurst Bites Wrapped in Crescent Dough with Sauerkraut Dipping Sauce are just the thing to serve during a party or for tailgating. They’re also super simple to make and everybody loves them! Make some today!"
*Easy Mimosa from Confessions Of A Cooking Diva
*Vegan Gluten-Free Mozzarella Sticks from Strength and Sunshine
*Grilled Shrimp with Cranberry Salsa (pictured below) from Cooking On The Front Burner
*Buffalo Chicken Dip from Moore Or Less Cooking
*Spicy Maple Rosemary Nuts (pictured below) from Flavor The Moments
*French Quarter Pecan Cheese Spread from Call Me PMC
*Healthy Gluten-Free Muddy Buddies from Strength and Sunshine
*Cinnamon Apple Old Fashioned from Julie Blanner
*Mississippi Mudtini (pictured below) from Snappy Gourmet
*Zucchini Rolls with Hummus and Chicken from Avocado Pesto
*Honey Roasted Almond Cheese Balls from Frugal Foodie Mama
*Cranberry Peach Prosecco Punch from From Valerie's Kitchen
*Zesty Cheddar Fondue (pictured below) from The Creative Bite
*Mango Chicken Puff Appetizers from Happy Foods Tube
*Best Crab Cakes from The Suburban Soapbox
*Hoppin' John Dip from Frugal Foodie Mama
*Blue Sparkling Star (pictured below) from Hezzi D's Cooks and Books
*Apple Cider Bourbon Slush from Julie Blanner
*Jalapeno Popper Dip from Moore Or Less Cooking
*Baked Brie with Caramelized Onions and Pepper Jelly (pictured below) from The Lemon Bowl
*Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Dipping Sauce (pictured below) from (yours truly) Kudos Kitchen
"If you love big, bold, Greek flavors, then these Greek Meatball Appetizers with Tzatziki Dipping Sauce are a must-make for your next party or gathering!"
*Cream Cheese Ball with Bacon and Onion from Wholesome Yum
*Crab Stuffed Mushrooms with Bacon (pictured below) from Peace Love and Low Carb
*Slow Cooker Cocktail Meatballs from Wholefully
*Smoked Salmon and Asparagus Crostini from The Creative Bite
*Poppy Seed Crackers from Happy Foods Tube
*Pesto Caprese Potato Skewers (pictured below) from The Lemon Bowl
*Fully Loaded Twice Baked Potato Bites from From Valerie's Kitchen
*Pomegranate Mimosa from Frugal Foodie Mama
*Shrimp Cocktail Appetizer Bites (pictured below) from (yours truly) Kudos Kitchen
"This festive and easy Shrimp Cocktail Appetizer recipe takes only minutes to make, but they look like you slaved for hours. Plus they’re cheap and cheerful which makes them perfect for this (or any) holiday gathering."
*Golden Statute Prosecco Cocktail (pictured below) from (yours truly) Kudos Kitchen
"And the award for the best-tasting cocktail to sip on while watching an awards show, or during New Year's Eve is…Golden Statue Prosecco Cocktail! Come on up. Your statue is waiting for you!"
*Blue Cheese Bacon Onion Spread from Snappy Gourmet
*Mini Cheeseballs with Pistachios and Cranberries (pictured below) from Flavor The Moments
*Strawberry Cream Mimosas from Swanky Recipes
*Baba Ghanaush Hummus from Strength and Sunshine
*Pomegranate Mimosa Mule (pictured below) from Frugal Foodie Mama
*Pineapple Cream Cheese Dip from Confessions Of A Cooking Diva
*Cream Cheese Salami Dip with Dill Pickles (pictured below) from (yours truly) Kudos Kitchen
"Crave-Worthy Cream Cheese Salami Pickle Dip is a quick and easy update of the salami and pickle pinwheel appetizers of the past, but this updated version is faster, easier, and has a bigger kick of flavor."
*Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus from Virtual Vegan
*Creamy Spicy Hot Corn Dip from Trial and Eater
*Best Hot Crab Dip (yours truly) from The Suburban Soapbox
*Ginger Fizz Drink Recipe from April Golightly
*Strawberry Citrus Sangria (pictured below) from Call Me PMC
*Sweet & Spicy Stuffed Mushrooms from The Suburban Soapbox
*Cold Crab Dip from Wholesome Yum
*Pomegranate Martini from Cooking On The Front Burner
*Charcuterie Platter (pictured below) from Call Me PMC
*Boozy Fruit Cocktail with Gin and Mint (pictured below) from (yours truly) Kudos Kitchen
"Cool, refreshing and a little kicked up! This Boozy Fruit Cocktail is the perfect unusual appetizer for the over 21 crowd!"
I hope you've found several tempting recipes you'll be interested in making this appetizing season. And, hey, don't forget "the big game" is only a few weeks away and these appetizers would score big points on that day, too.
I have sincerely enjoyed bringing this New Year's Eve Appetizers and drinks recipe roundup to you and I hope you've enjoyed it too.
Thank you so much for visiting me today in my Kudos Kitchen. I hope you found something you'll love and that you'll come back and visit me often. There is always room for you around my table!
Should you have any questions or comments regarding anything you've seen here on my blog, please don't hesitate to reach out to me. It is always my distinct pleasure to respond to you just as soon as I possibly can.