17 New Year's Eve Finger Foods
There's no cutlery required for these easy-to-eat New Year's Eve finger foods. End your year right with puff pastry appetizers (these Mini Mushroom and Goat Cheese Tarts and these Cranberry Brie Bites will take any party up a notch), salads on sticks (everyone will love these Caprese Bites you can eat with your hands), and bacon-wrapped treats (Marinated Scallops Wrapped in Bacon make the perfect melt-in-your-mouth appetizer). No matter what you're looking for, you'll find it in this collection of our best New Year's finger foods
Classic Savory Deviled Eggs
Here's a classic party appetizer that everyone's sure to love. These stuffed boil eggs are filled with a creamy blend of mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, and rice wine vinegar.
Marinated Scallops Wrapped in Bacon
Fact: Everything's better wrapped in bacon. Need proof? Try serving this melt-in-your-mouth appetizer at your New Year's Eve celebration.
Cranberry Brie Bites
"Tangy cranberry, creamy brie, and crunchy walnuts come together in a buttery shell for an appetizer that will wow your guests," says recipe creator Julie Hubert. "Bonus: These can be made up to 3 days ahead; wrap them in plastic wrap before the baking step and store in the refrigerator."
Mini Mushroom and Goat Cheese Tarts
Puff pastry appetizers are welcome at any holiday table. If you don't have goat cheese, try topping the tiny tarts with feta.
Warm Brie and Pear Tartlets
These five-ingredient tartlets are as easy to make as they are to eat. Sweet slivers of pear complement creamy Brie perfectly.
Tomato and Mozzarella Bites
Fresh Caprese salad you can eat with your hands? Yes, please! Drizzle these skewers with balsamic before serving.
King Crab Appetizers
You won't be able to eat just one of these tasty crab tartlets. This impressive app comes together in just under half an hour.
Bacon Cheese Puffs
"A family favorite, especially on New Year's Eve, this pumpernickel party appetizer with bacon and cheese topping is perfect for holiday parties, ball games or a quick snack," says recipe creator MIKEC5426.
Chicken Caesar Salad on a Stick
You won't believe how easy it is to make these Caesar salad skewers. This fun twist on the classic dish is a guaranteed hit.
Chef John's Shrimp Toast
"While virtually unknown compared to most other popular fried party snacks, these shrimp toasts are easy to make and every bit as delicious, and addictive, as those Buffalo wings or jalapeño poppers," according to Chef John.
Bacon and Date Appetizers
Make these classic bites with just three ingredients: bacon, dates, and almonds. Plus, they come together in about half an hour.
Alabama Fire Crackers
Plain ol' saltines get a fun and spicy makeover in this cheap (and no-cook!) recipe.
Best Ever Jalapeno Poppers
Who doesn't love cheesy jalapeno poppers? Go ahead and make extra — these definitely won't last long.
Festive Finger Food with Smoked Salmon and Olives
"These easy-to-make canapes are the perfect finger food for a cocktail party, New Year's, or during the Christmas festivities," says recipe creator Currant. "They look very elegant and are simply delicious."
Chef John's Sausage Rolls
Instead of baking the whole sausage roll before cutting it up, Chef John cuts the log into bite-sized pieces before they go in the oven. He says this makes the finished product crispier.
Quick and Easy Party Pinwheels with Cream Cheese and Ham
"I love using puff pastry for any kind of finger food and always have a package in the freezer so I can whip up something delicious in a jiffy," says recipe creator superchef. "Great for parties, with a glass of wine, or just to snack on."
A classic flavor pairing, fig and proscuitto, is topped with cheese, nuts, and herbs in this elegant appetizer recipe.