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Last-Minute New Year’s Plans? Bring One Of These 13 Easy Appetizers And Wow The Crowd

Dec 22, 2023

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2024 is fast approaching, but that doesn’t mean you’ve run out of time to whip up some last-minute appetizers for your NYE get-together. Even if your party plans come together in the spur of the moment, that doesn’t mean your dishes have to cut corners.

Check below for quick and easy recipes that are ready to be served in no time. Cheers to the New Year!

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DEVILED EGGS

Let’s be real, deviled eggs are always a hit at any party.

But what makes this New Year’s Eve appetizer a real winner? It’s a breeze to prepare in advance, giving you more time to mingle with your guests and less time in the kitchen.

Get the Deviled Eggs recipe!

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MUSHROOMS STUFFED WITH SWEET ITALIAN SAUSAGE

I’ll cut right to the chase—the filling for this last-minute appetizer is downright amazing!

Packed with tons of flavor, these stuffed mushrooms offer a delightful combination of textures and tastes. Perfect as an appetizer or a standout side dish to ring in the New Year.

Get the Mushrooms Stuffed with Sweet Italian Sausage recipe!

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CARAMELIZED LEEK & WHITE BEAN TOAST

Here’s a toast to tastiness!

Whip up a tasty blend of creamy ricotta, zesty lemon, diced shallot and seasoning. Toss in cannellini beans, sautéed leeks in butter and sprinkle in some chives. And of course, don’t forget to jazz it up with radish and arugula.

Get the Caramelized Leek & White Bean Toast recipe!

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HERBED SHRIMP SKEWERS WITH MINT-FETA PESTO

This quick and easy appetizer is not just a skewer—it’s a countdown to a tasteful celebration.

Imagine succulent shrimp soaked in an herb concoction. Yet, the true standout? The minty-fresh feta pesto!

Get the Herbed Shrimp Skewers with Mint-Feta Pesto recipe!

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WARM BAKED OLIVES WITH ORANGE AND FENNEL

Here’s a sophisticated snack that’s short, sweet and perfect for welcoming the New Year with style!

Savor the indulgence of warm baked olives, elevated by a hint of citrusy orange and aromatic fennel. A quick bake effortlessly takes this dish to the next level.

Get the Warm Baked Olives with Orange and Fennel recipe!

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SPICE-ROASTED MARCONA ALMONDS

These crunchy delights, infused with a blend of spices, bring an extra spark to any celebration.

This quick and easy recipe transforms premium Marcona almonds with a sweet blend of spices. The almonds are roasted to perfection, creating a harmonious balance of savory and aromatic flavors.

Get the Spice-Roasted Marcona Almonds recipe!

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CARAMELIZED ONION AND BRIE TARTLETS

This New Year’s recipe is a definite crowd-pleaser!

Enjoy the combination of golden, caramelized onions adorning velvety Brie cheese, carefully layered on a light, flaky puff pastry and baked to a golden perfection in the oven. Enjoy!

Get the Caramelized Onion and Brie Tartlets recipe!

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BAKED BRIE EN CROUTE WITH JAM

Elevate a regular wheel of Brie cheese with this simple yet sophisticated Brie en Croute recipe!

This culinary creation unveils gooey melted Brie complemented by the delightful combination of sweet raspberries and crunchy pecans. This last-minute appetizer is guaranteed to have your guests reaching for seconds (and thirds!).

Get the Baked Brie en Croute with Jam recipe!

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GOAT CHEESE BUFFALO DIP

Dive into the New Year with a dip so good, it might just outshine the fireworks!

Picture creamy goat cheese, spicy buffalo goodness and a medley of savory delights, all mingling together for a flavor explosion that’ll have your taste buds cheering for an encore.

Get the Goat Cheese Buffalo Dip recipe!

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ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH HUMMUS

Step into the New Year with a dip that’s as brilliant as your resolutions.

Velvety butternut squash dancing with chickpeas, garlic and lemon in a harmonious blend, creating a creamy sensation that’ll definitely be the star of the night. 

Get the Roasted Butternut Squash Hummus recipe!

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CROSTINI WITH HOMEMADE FIG JAM AND GORGONZOLA

If you’re wondering what to bring to the NYE bash, crostini is always a safe bet.

These bites offer a blend of sweet and savory, with crispy bread topped with rich fig jam and creamy gorgonzola in every bite.

Get the Crostini with Homemade Fig Jam and Gorgonzola recipe!

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TEQUILA AND LIME-MARINATED CHICKEN SKEWERS WITH CILANTRO SAUCE

Raise the bar for your New Year’s Eve spread with this simple and easy appetizer.

These chicken skewers are marinated in a vibrant blend of tequila and lime, bringing a burst of flavor to each bite. The cilantro sauce adds a refreshing touch, creating a burst of flavors that you and your guests will surely enjoy. 

Get the Tequila and Lime-Marinated Chicken Skewers with Cilantro Sauce recipe!

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GRILLED JALAPEÑO POPPERS

Spice up your New Year’s Eve with a pop of flavor!

Stuffed with a mix of cream cheese, cheddar and spices, these poppers bring the balance of heat and cheesy goodness. Throw them on the grill, and watch the sparks fly as you ring in the New Year.

Get the Grilled Jalapeño Poppers recipe!

 

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