What are the best food ideas for a successful New Year's Eve party? Serve plenty of finger foods!
That's right. When you are partying and sipping bubbly the last thing you want to do is carry around a big plate of food. That's why we've put together a wonderful menu with appetizers that are easy to make and serve so your guests can enjoy a stress-free evening as they ring in the new year.
Be sure to supply plenty of napkins, toothpicks and other utensils that'll help guests dine with ease. Oh, and don't forget the wine!
New Year's Eve Party: Food Ideas
VIETNAMESE NOODLE SALAD RECIPE
Spicy, colorful and flavorful, this addictive Vietnamese rice noodle salad prepared with carrots, cucumbers, shallots and cilantro will be a hit at your New Year's Eve party.
Serve the salad in shooters to make eating it a breeze.
TUSCAN CROSTINI WITH CHICKEN LIVER PATÉ
If you enjoy the luxurious texture of paté you'll love these Tuscan crostini topped with a chicken liver spread.
What's the secret to achieving incredible flavor? Plenty of onions fried in butter and a dash of red wine.
JAPANESE CHICKEN WINGS
Yes, chicken wings are messy but they are so irresistible. Especially when tossed with a sweet and sticky Japanese-inspired sauce bursting with umami.
Try our favorite wing recipe.
Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, garlic and herbs add layers of flavor to this easy recipe for baked mussels.
They are excellent paired with a glass of bubbly.
These flaky empanadas are our favorite Latin American party food.
Fill them with beef, chicken or veggies and you'll have a perfect snack for your New Year's Eve party and beyond.
Carrot and Potato Croquettes
These little fritters pack a lot of flavor into a small bite.
Boiled potatoes are mashed with carrots and fragrant spices like white pepper, cardamom and vanilla.
Gluten-Free Quinoa Tarts
Completely gluten-free and utterly delicious, these quinoa tarts are easy to pop in your mouth.
Mozzarella and Caprese Skewers
The cheese loving crowd will delight in these pretty skewers made with pearls of mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and fresh basil.