5 New Year’s Eve Appetizers Perfect For A Crowd

It’s almost time to ring in the New Year! Yet, 2016 would never be complete without a celebration to remember. When planning a New Year’s Eve party, food should be of top priority. It’s no secret that having awesome New Year’s Eve appetizers will impress your guests and boost the party’s success. Besides, when there’s so much champagne involved (and why wouldn’t there be?), it’s pretty important to keep the bites coming. You got to be safe, right?

Here are 5 delicious, trendy appetizers that are perfect for a New Year’s Eve bash. Don’t be surprised if you’re asked to supply the recipes or pack leftovers! 

Avocado Hummus

avocado-hummusPlain guacamole is so last year. Spice up the quintessential party staple with creamy avocado, which not only adds a boost of healthy fats and satiety, but also tons of flavor. This blogger’s avocado hummus recipe is topped with fresh chickpeas for some texture and can be used as a topping on flatbreads and crisps, along with veggies, like cauliflower, and a sprinkle of paprika and cilantro.

Antipasto Skewers

antipasto-skewersWho doesn’t love food on a stick? Besides being quick and easy to assemble, these tasty New Year’s Eve appetizers are also incredibly versatile, as you’re free to choose from a selection of meats, cheeses, vegetables, fruits, and other fixings to create your own mix. This blogger’s antipasto skewer includes mozzarella balls, prosciutto, sundried tomato and fresh basil. People will be popping these so fast, they’ll lose track!

Sweet And Spicy Cranberry Meatballs

sweet-and-spicy-cranberry-cocktail-meatballs-2-of-6Just because Thanksgiving is over, it doesn’t mean cranberry season has to be. These hearty, sweet and spicy meatballs feature festive cranberries, chili sauce, and breadcrumbs for texture, making it a perfect New Year’s Eve party dish. Eat plain on skewers or toss in a bun for a mini slider.

Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp

parmesan-roasted-shrimpWith only 25 minutes total, these babies are ready to plate and devour (which is especially pivotal when the champagne is flowing!). Light and tangy, these shrimp skewer appetizers are perfect for a New Year’s Eve festivity, and this blogger uses freshly ground pepper and Parmesan to really wow the senses.

Spinach, Bacon + Artichoke Stuffed Portobellos

spinach-bacon-artichoke-stuffed-portobellosThis cheesy, veggie-centric appetizer will blow your guests’ minds and surely satisfy their bellies. High in folate, fiber, prebiotics, and iron from the spinach, artichokes, and mushrooms, these tasty party appetizers are actually pretty healthy! This blogger combines Cheddar and Parmesan for a savory combination, and adds bacon for extra flavor and heartiness. However, you’re perfectly fine going meat-free!

Cheers to a wonderful New Year’s Eve!

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