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New Year’s Eve Appetizers

New Year’s Eve Appetizers

It’s the countdown to the New Year and we have several tasty New Year’s Eve appetizers to help you celebrate in style! Whether you’re hosting a big party and feeding a crowd or simply enjoying a low-key night in your cozy pajamas, you’ll definitely enjoy these easy and budget-friendly New Year’s Eve recipes. From cheesy party dips, to simple finger foods, and crowd-pleasing classics, there’s something for everyone to enjoy while watching the ball drop at midnight!🪩

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Homemade Chex Mix

Homemade Chex Mix

Close up of spicy chex mix on the baking sheet

This Chex Mix is an easy homemade snack mix with just the right combination of salty, crunchy, and spicy flavors.

5 from 5 votes

$3.31 recipe / $0.55 serving
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Homemade Chex Mix is a classic salty, crunchy party snack that’s super easy to make and way less expensive than store-bought Chex mix. It’s also easy to customize and a simple grab-and-go finger food at parties!

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Close up overhead view of a skillet full of spinach artichoke dip with tortilla chips dipped into it.

This creamy and flavorful Spinach Artichoke Dip recipe is made with three types of cheese and is the perfect appetizer for any party or gathering.

4.75 from 12 votes

$9.73 recipe / $1.62 serving
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Seriously, who doesn’t love a good spinach dip appetizer?! This Spinach Artichoke Dip is made with lots of cheese, a creamy homemade sauce, and a little splash of hotness to tingle your taste buds. It’s SO good and a must-have at your NYE party!

Ranch Oyster Crackers

Ranch Oyster Crackers

Overhead view of ranch oyster crackers in a white serving bowl.

Ranch Oyster Crackers are an easy and delicious snack made with just 5 ingredients. They’re perfect for parties, football games, and more!

5 from 1 vote

$4.71 recipe / $0.39 serving
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Heads up…you’ll probably want to make a double batch of these rich & buttery Ranch Oyster Crackers! This small and delicious snack is made with just 5 ingredients, it’s absolutely perfect for parties, and will be gone in minutes. Trust me!

Baked Chicken Wings

Baked Chicken Wings

A platter full of baked chicken wings, celery, and two dipping sauces

These delicious and crispy baked chicken wings are easy enough for even inexperienced cooks, and are the perfect snack for game day.

5 from 7 votes

$10.35 recipe / $3.45 serving
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Of course you’ve gotta have some classic appetizers at your NYE party like these Baked Chicken Wings! They’re incredibly simple to make and they can be enjoyed plain or drenched in your favorite sauce.

Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

Close up overhead view of cowboy caviar in a bowl with chips on the side.

Cowboy Caviar is a deliciously fresh bean salad with a colorful mix of beans and vegetables, plus a zesty lime dressing.

4.88 from 55 votes

$5.30 recipe / $0.53 serving
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You’ll definitely steal the show when you make this super fresh and colorful Cowboy Caviar! It’s an easy salsa-type salad that can be served as a chunky dip with chips and only takes 20 minutes to prep!

Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Overhead view of a the buffalo chicken dip surrounded by crackers and vegetables.

Creamy, tangy, spicy, and oh so delicious! This super easy buffalo chicken dip is perfect for dipping, and so much more.

5 from 5 votes

$9.35 recipe / $1.17 serving
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Buffalo Chicken Dip is always a popular appetizer at football parties and holiday gatherings. You only need a few simple ingredients to make it and its great served with chips, crackers, and even veggies!

Loaded Smashed Potatoes

Loaded Smashed Potatoes

overhead view of loaded smashed potatoes on the baking sheet

These loaded smashed potatoes are boiled until tender and fluffy, baked until golden and crispy, and piled high with toppings!

5 from 6 votes

$4.97 recipe / $0.99 serving
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If you’ve never had smashed potatoes before, let’s just say you’re totally missing out! These Loaded Smashed Potatoes are boiled, smashed, and baked until crispy, then loaded with all of your favorite toppings.

Queso Fundido

Queso Fundido

Overhead shot of Queso Fundido in a cast iron pan with a hand dipping a chip into it.

If you’re looking for a smash hit appetizer that’s easy to make and feeds loads of people, you definitely need to try this simple recipe for unctuous Queso Fundido.

5 from 2 votes

$10.60 recipe / $1.33 serving
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If there’s one appetizer that’s sure to bring a crowd together, it’s definitely a good cheese dip! Queso Fundido is a simple recipe made with Mexican chorizo and melted cheese and is always a hit!

Bruschetta

Bruschetta

Side shot of bruschetta on a sheet pan.

Bruschetta is an easy and scrumptious Italian appetizer of toasted bread slices topped with garlicky tomatoes and fragrant basil. It’s as easy to make as it is economical. Serve it at your next gathering and watch it disappear in minutes!

5 from 4 votes

$8.40 recipe / $0.84 serving
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Bruschetta is a fun and tasty appetizer to serve that’s made with garlicky chopped tomatoes, a touch of balsamic vinegar, and toasted bread. It’s a great party food to impress your guests and all for under a dollar per serving. WIN!

Crab Dip

Crab Dip

Overhead shot of crab dip.

This creamy, spicy crab dip is so good you’ll be pushing a cracker into the corners of your serving dish to scoop up the last schmear! It comes together in three easy steps and you can serve it hot or cold.

5 from 3 votes

$5.07 recipe / $0.63 serving
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Ten minutes is all you’ll need to make this super simple Crab Dip. It can be served hot or cold and goes great with crackers, toasted bread, chips, and raw vegetables.

Sliders

Sliders

Side view of individual sliders on a wooden cutting board.

This easy recipe for sliders is great for feeding a crowd at parties, potlucks, tailgates, or just for a quick weeknight meal.

3.75 from 4 votes

$16.11 recipe / $2.69 serving
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These super-tasty hamburger Sliders are the perfect way to feed a crowd! They’re made by the dozen and are great for parties, potlucks, and tailgates!

Chicken Nachos

Chicken Nachos

Overhead shot of sheet pan chicken nachos with sliced jalapeño, avocado, and cilantro.

This is THE BEST chicken nacho recipe! What’s not to love about crispy corn chips loaded with succulent chicken breast and melted cheese?

4 from 2 votes

$14.83 recipe / $1.85 serving
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Any other nacho fans out there?! These Chicken Nachos are the perfect budget-friendly party food that’s super easy to customize and perfect for sharing with a crowd.

Hot Corn Dip

Hot Corn Dip

Overhead view of several chips dipped into a dish full of hot corn dip

This creamy, cheesy hot corn dip will be the star of the show at your next party, gathering, or BBQ. Easy to double for larger crowds!

4.38 from 8 votes

$5.14 recipe / $0.86 serving
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If you like chips and queso, then you’re going to love this Hot Corn Dip. It’s a super creamy, cheesy, slightly spicy dip that you won’t be able to stop dunking chips into.

Guacamole

Guacamole

close up of guacamole in the bowl with a chip.

The fresh flavor of homemade guacamole can’t be beat! This simple avocado dip is creamy, zesty, and so deliciously fresh.

5 from 4 votes

$6.70 recipe / $0.67 serving
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Give me some chips and a bowl of guac any day!! This easy homemade Guacamole recipe only takes a few minutes to make and the fresh flavor is so good.

Nashville Hot Deviled Eggs

Nashville Hot Deviled Eggs

Close up of hand holding a Nashville Hot Deviled Egg with other eggs in the background on an aqua backdrop.

Nashville Hot Deviled Eggs are seasoned with a fiery spice blend and pepper sauce for a smoking hot appetizer that’s a total breeze to prepare!

5 from 1 vote

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These Nashville Hot Deviled Eggs are a fun twist to a classic potluck and party favorite…and yes they’re seriously hot!

Turkey Pinwheels

Turkey Pinwheels

A close up of three rows of turkey pinwheels on a wooden cutting board.

Turkey Pinwheels are a fun and easy spin on simple sandwiches, and the perfect recipe to make ahead for lunch meal prep or take to a party or potluck.

5 from 3 votes

$9.91 RECIPE / $2.48 SERVING
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Pinwheels are a fun party food that everyone seems to love. These Turkey Pinwheels are easy to make and extremely versatile. So grab this basic formula then feel free to switch up the ingredient combinations!

Chickpea Spread With Caramelized Onions

Chickpea Spread with Caramelized Onions

Overhead view of a bowl full of chickpea spread with caramelized onions surrounded by crackers.

This simple but elegant chickpea spread combines sweet caramelized onions with a creamy, savory puréed chickpea spread, the perfect appetizer for any occasion!

$3.58 recipe / $0.60 serving
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Chickpea Spread with Caramelized Onions is another great party dip that’s sure to have your family & friends coming back for more! And yes, it’s every bit as delicious as it looks!

Pizza Roll Ups

Pizza Roll Ups

Forget frozen pizza rolls! These Pizza Roll Ups are the perfect last minute appetizer or indulgent snack on busy days! BudgetBytes.com

Forget frozen pizza rolls! These Pizza Roll Ups are the perfect last minute appetizer or indulgent snack on busy days! 

5 from 6 votes

$3.71 recipe / $0.93 serving
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I mean who doesn’t love a good tortilla roll up at parties? These Pizza Roll Ups are perfect as a last minute appetizer and you can get creative by adding your favorite pizza toppings!

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip platter with crackers and apple slices

Rich cream cheese, tangy homemade cranberry sauce, and savory green onions make a simple but delicious appetizer for any holiday gathering!

5 from 9 votes

$5.90 recipe / $0.74 serving
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This Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip is a combination of savory, sweet, tart, and salty. It’s a super simple appetizer with lots of variations and it’s perfect for holiday gatherings!

Candied Pecans

Candied Pecans

Overhead view of a bowl full of candied pecans.

This recipe for candied pecans only requires a few ingredients and makes the most deliciously sweet, cinnamon-flavored, crunchy nuts for snacking.

5 from 3 votes

$6.40 recipe / $0.40 serving
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You’ll definitely fall in LOVE with these Candied Pecans! They’re the perfect holiday snack for parties and they’re super easy to make at home.

Enjoy a few more of our favorite party and potluck foods below!

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