The year is coming to a close, which means that it’s time to break out your champagne glasses and fancy dinner plates to celebrate! Even though health experts recommend staying safe on December 31 by not throwing a blowout New Year’s Eve party, getting through such a crazy year is still worth celebrating — even if it’s just over Zoom or a tiny celebration with those you live with. And even a small New Year’s Eve party in quarantine needs delicious food!
Before serving up the main course for your last dinner of 2020, whip up a few of these irresistible hors d’oeuvres that are super easy to make. From ooey-gooey cheese dip to mouthwatering flatbreads, these simple bites and spreads will kick off your NYE celebration on a yummy note — and they’ll pair perfectly with a champagne cocktail. Whatever you decide to serve to start 2021 on the right foot, one thing’s for sure: These memorable New Year’s appetizers will keep you full and satisfied well past midnight.
Dessert as an appetizer? This treat starts with a layer of puff pastry, drizzled with jam (apricot, raspberry, strawberry — pick your poison!) and topped with Brie cheese.
Sweet, caramelized onions meet ultra-creamy Gruyère cheese in this classic winter dish.
Dip ’em in grainy mustard for the perfect casual nosh. And did we mention the recipe only calls for three ingredients?
Turn an already irresistible appetizer into an edible centerpiece.
Spinach-artichoke dip is so last year — ring in the new one with a tangy and fresh option topped with mint leaves and served with pita.
The secret to this recipe? Spicy chili oil.
A little bit of green tea matcha turns a regular bowl of popcorn into something special.
Think of these three-ingredient appetizers as fancy ham-and-cheese sandwiches.