11 Tasty Finger Foods to Help You Ring in the New Year

Pressure Cooker Bacon Deviled Eggs
Photo: Blaine Moats

Looking for the best finger food for New Year's Eve? We've got you covered. Get fancy-schmancy with flower-topped fruit pizzas or keep it classic with irresistible dips and poppers. No matter what you choose for your menu, these New Year's Eve finger foods and desserts are sure to cook up some fun!

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Berry and Stone Fruit Ricotta Pizzas

Berry & Stone Fruit Ricotta Pizzas
Dana Gallagher

New Year's Eve finger food recipes don't get prettier than this. The new year is coming up roses thanks to this showstopping fruit pizza topped with edible flowers. Salty prosciutto and a drizzle of olive oil help cut the sweetness. Add the flowers just before serving so they stay fresh.

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Hot Greens Dip

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Look to your cast-iron skillet and staples like cream cheese and frozen spinach to get this New Year's Eve finger food recipe bubbling. Serve it straight from the oven to your New Year's food spread. Use pita bread or tortilla chips to scoop up every last bit. Make it with collard greens for even more good luck!

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Flatbread with Balsamic Greens and Prosciutto

Flatbread with Balsamic Greens and Prosciutto
Blaine Moats

Flatbread has easily become one of the most popular party time snacks. Perfect for your New Year's Eve, this take on pizza has gone totally glam (and healthy!). It's made of equal parts pizza and kale salad, so you don't have to feel guilty about reaching for seconds. Perfect for keeping that New Year's resolution.

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Avocado-Stuffed Mushrooms

Avocado-Stuffed Mushrooms
Andy Lyons

Take your favorite toast topper and pair it with creminis for the latest and greatest take on stuffed mushrooms. Just toss it together with red onion, nuts, rosemary, and a splash of champagne vinaigrette, and you've got one tasty New Year's appetizer. Serve these party bites with a tall glass of bubbly! Not a fan of mushrooms? Try serving the filling with crackers.

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Mix 'N' Match Chicken Wings

Mix 'N' Match Chicken Wings
Andy Lyons

Get into the wing of things this New Year's Eve with our customizable rub, sauce, and dip variations. Perfect for a party, this easy appetizer is marinated overnight for maximum flavor. We're sharing four rub recipes that match perfectly with our five sauce ideas.

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Confetti Cookies

Confetti Cookies
Blaine Moats

Need an easy (and impressive!) New Year's dessert? Look no further! These festive cookies are made with only four ingredients and dressed for the occasion. Yep, these pretty cookies are definitely invited to our New Year's Eve. Top the finished cookies with even more colorful sprinkles.

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7-Layer Southwestern Dip

7-Layer Southwestern Dip
Jennifer Causey

Bust out the tortilla chips, because no party is complete without the 7-layer dip. It's a classic for a reason. This one piles on all the fixings: beans, guac, sour cream, tomatoes, peppers, olives, and cheese. Want to add more options? Serve the dip with finger food-friendly dippers like carrots, tortillas, and sliced celery.

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Crab Rangoon Mozzarella Sticks

Crab Rangoon Mozzarella Sticks
Hannah Bigot

Introducing one of the tastiest mashups to ever grace our plates! These panko-coated New Year's Eve finger foods combine crab rangoon, cream cheese, and mozzarella into one mouth-watering bite. Finish it off with some sweet chili sauce. Serve them warm so each bite is loaded with melty cheese.

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Grapefruit Gumdrops

Grapefruit Gumdrops
Adam Albright

Goodie goodie gumdrops make the perfect sendoffs. Make this New Year's dessert ahead and package them up in pretty clear bags. Add a fun ribbon and festive wish for the New Year!

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Pickle Poppers

Pickle Poppers
Hannah Bigot

Cream cheese-wrapped pickles have always been a favorite, but these popper versions blow them out of the water thanks to their garlicky, cream cheese-cheddar filling. Put a little pep in your poppers with a hot pepper jelly glaze. Serve this easy appetizer right from the pan—it won't last long!

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Pressure Cooker Bacon Deviled Eggs

Pressure Cooker Bacon Deviled Eggs
Blaine Moats

We know you've had deviled eggs before, but have you tried them pressure cooked? Just set the timer for 8 minutes and let the handy kitchen staple do the work for you. Once the eggs are cooked, fill them with our creamy Dijon mustard stuffing. Oh, and did we mention these New Year's Eve finger foods are topped with crumbled bacon and fresh chives?

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