So whether you are just having an appetizer party or if perhaps you are bringing an app to a party you are attending – here are some quick, easy and delicious options for easy appetizers for a crowd!

Super Easy Appetizers

We often have friends over for New Year’s Eve. After many years we finally figured out the perfect menu. Appetizers and desserts and drinks- forget the main dish!

Everyone fills up on the apps and then is hungry again for dessert. With vegetarians, vegans, picky eaters – it is always hard to find something that everyone likes – os rather than fight it, skip it!


appetizers square

Wedge Salad Skewers

Who doesn’t love anything on a stick? These Wedge Salad Skewers make the perfect holiday appetizer or even side dish for a strolling dinner. They are easy to make and easy to eat and your guests will adore how cute they are!!

Wedge Salad Skewers | Princess Pinky Girl

Crockpot Nacho Cheese Dip

Crockpot Nacho Cheese Dip is the world’s most perfect appetizer. This Nacho Cheese Sauce is easy to make, great for a crowd and beyond delicious (and your slow cooker will keep it warm all night!)

Crock Pot Nacho Cheese Dip

Spinach Artichoke Dip

If you’re looking for a crowd-pleasing appetizer that is sure to be a hit (and is super easy), this hot, cheesy Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe is it! A perfect crowd-pleasing appetizer: Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip !

Easy Taco Dip

This easy Taco Dip recipe is loaded with ground beef, cream cheese, gooey cheese and all the taco toppings! This easy taco dip recipe can be made in one skillet or in your slow cooker!

Easy Taco Dip Recipe

Hot Artichoke Dip Wontons

from Prevention RD

Not only are these quick and easy to make – but they are actually not bad in the calorie department

artichoke dip wontons

Harvest Cheese Ball

from Princess Pinky Girl

This was created by one of my amazing contributors, Stephanie from Year-Round Giving. Not only is it delish – it is gorgeous too!! It has so many of my favorite things, goat cheese, along with cream cheese, craisins and more!

Harvest Cheese Ball Sliced

Pull Apart Party Loaf

from Land O’ Lakes

Pull apart bread is always a fan favorite! It is quick and easy to make and can be a great appetizer or even a terrific side dish. We came up with our own version for a Pepperoni Pizza Pull-Apart Bread.

pull apart party loaf

Slow Cooker Chex Mix

from Gimme Some Oven

Chex mix in the slow cooker…. Who knew?? Chex Mix snack mix is always a great appetizer to have around. Again, it is easy to make and you can make a super big batch in your crockpot and set it and basically forget it!

Slow cooker Chex mix ingredients in a black slow cooker pot

Toasted Ravioli Recipe

from Copykat Recipes

Have you ever had the Toasted Ravioli from Olive Garden? OMG, they are so good. Serve them with a delicious marinara sauce and you are good to go. But wait!

The best part is the recipe starts out with store-bought ravioli! (don’t worry, we won’t tell if you don’t!)

Copycat Olive Garden Toasted Ravioli

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

from The Red Apron

Who doesn’t love P.F. Changs lettuce wraps? Well, this recipe is the closest that I can find to it and will be a total hit at any party that you bring them to!

This site (The Red Apron) also has some other great recipes – be sure to check it out!!

chicken lettuce wraps_- just like PF Changs

Mini Corn Dog Muffins

from Princess Pinky Girl

Have you ever had one of those “oh shoot” moments when you forgot that you had to bring an appetizer to a friends – not to worry, I have you covered.

These Mini Corn Dog Muffins start with a box of corn muffin mix and some hot dogs – from there it  is 20 minutes start to finish and they will LOVE it!

mini corn dog muffins sq words

Baked Brie Wontons

from I Adore Food

I am a total sucker for cheese – especially baked brie. I have never seen it prepared this way and am SUPER excited to give this one a try!

baked brie wontons

Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

from Princess Pinky Girl

Quick, easy and delicious! All you need is 5 ingredients for this delicious easy dip recipe! Buffalo chicken dip always disappears as soon as I put it out. Perfect to serve with crackers or veggies!

Buffalo Chicken Dip1

Mushroom & Goat Cheese Triangles

from Williams-Sonoma

So, this one may not be so easy, but I had to include it – I love anything with goat cheese! So this is one of those recipes that I pass on to my sister, Julie, to make for me 🙂

mushroom and goat cheese triangles

Baked Salami

from Princess Pinky Girl

Talk about easy! This Baked Salami recipe is something you can prepare the night before your party and pop in the oven right before your guests arrive. Be forewarned though…it will be gone in 5 minutes! It is a crowd pleaser!

baked salami

Brie Bites at Princess Pinky Girl

I told you that I love brie! These brie bites use only 4 Ingredients and are ready in 15 minutes – easy and delicious. (hint: you use pre-made refrigerated biscuits!

Brie Bites - Easy Thanksgiving Appetizer

So, there you have it – some great options to try for this New Year’s Eve!

I am counting on all of you to come back and tell me which ones you liked or didn’t like!!! AND, of course, if you have any great recipes to share – let me know!!! Always looking for some good things to try out for future posts!!

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    1. Where did you find the recipe for the Baked Brie
      Wontons please? I clicked on the title and searched the web for a recipe because they sound delicious. Thanks

  1. Thanks Jennifer for sharing!

    Its the closest recipe you can get to P.F. Chang’s Chicken Lettuce wrap.
    Will definitely make the other recipe you shared.
    You rock!