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Here are some party appetizer ideas to get your holiday party off to a great start. No one will want to leave the table this New Year’s!

Appetizers are such fun foods no matter what type of party you’re hosting.


You know what a crescent roll is, but did you know that you can make all sorts of holiday appetizers and snacks with it? Here are some ideas for your party:

Barbecue Chicken Pizza Pinwheels by Yellow Bliss Road
Pesto, Roasted Red Pepper, and Cheese Crescent Rolls by Two Peas And Their Pod
Mini Cheese And Onion Pastries by Melanie Makes


These are almost a tradition in some parts of the country. Plus, they’re super-easy to make.. You can use hot sausage to make them spicy or you can use only mild if you prefer. You can also experiment with different types of cheese.

Sausage Balls by Spend With Pennies
Sausage Cheese Balls by Dinner At The Zoo


This is a super-easy way to put out snacks and appetizers for the holidays. Just put a variety of cheese, meats, fruit, chutney, bread, and crackers on a tray. Here’s a great one for inspiration:

New Years Eve Snack Board by Foxes Love Lemons


Making a cheese ball is simple. You literally just put all the ingredients into a bowl and mix together, then form into the shape you desire and refrigerate. It makes cheese more festive and infuses delicious flavors depending on the recipe you use. Here are a few to consider:

Veggie Cream Cheese Ball by Peas And Crayons
Mediterranean Cheese Ball Bites by Sprinkle Bakes


There are so many ways to make this classic appetizer, but even just a classic deviled egg recipe is always appreciated by party guests. Try these variations:

Ham And Cheese Deviled Eggs by Lemon Tree Dwelling
Avocado Deviled Eggs by Detoxinista


Everyone loves dips, whether served hot or cold. From crackers to veggies to pieces of bread, there are endless foods that you can use to accompany your dips. Here are several ideas that would work well for a New Year’s Eve appetizer table.

Layered Bean Dip by Mommy Moment
Smoked Salmon Dip by Recipe Tin Eats
Bacon Jalapeno Popper Dip by Sugar Spun Run
Layered Greek Dip by Garnish With Lemon

Have fun planning your appetizers and have a safe and happy New Year’s celebration!

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Dana Rodriguez

Tuesday 7th of January 2020

These are really great ideas. I would use them for game day too!

kathy downey

Sunday 5th of January 2020

Devilled Eggs are mty all time favorite appetizer

Betty S

Saturday 4th of January 2020

Some great simple recipes here. going to try the BARBECUE CHICKEN PIZZA PINWHEELS for our next get together


Tuesday 31st of December 2019

I am all about finger foods/Apps. If only I was going to a party or having a party.

Jennifer Wilson

Monday 30th of December 2019

I'm going to try the smoked salmon dip for New Year's Eve.