Gather up some of your closest friends in your Charlotte, NC apartment, turn on New Year's Rockin' Eve on the television, and make sure you ring in the New Year with lots of fun, laughter, and good food! New Year's Eve parties can last well into the night, so try some of these savory appetizers and finger foods instead of the traditional heavy dinner.
Baked Southwestern Egg Rolls
Black beans are considered a good-luck food to eat on New Year's, and this Baked Southwestern Egg Roll recipe from Cupcake Diaries will be sure to do the trick! Dressed up with spinach and corn, these egg rolls are a real treat, easy to eat, and pair well with your favorite salsa.
Cheesy Bacon Jalapeno Popper Dip
Jazz up the chips and dip combo with this Cheesy Bacon Jalapeno Popper Dip recipe from Kleinworth & Co. Packed full of spicy flavors and melted cheese, and bacon, this dip easily pairs with sliders or toasted baguettes for a really fulfilling New Year's treat.
Bacon Brown Sugar Smokies
Little smoked sausages wrapped in bacon and sprinkled with brown sugar — what's not to love? Bacon Brown Sugar Smokies from Dinner, Then Dessert are going to be a go-to treat at your party. If these make it past the ball drop, it will be a total shocker!
Baked Mozzarella Sticks
Kick the carbs to the curb with these Baked Mozzarella Sticks from Cupcake Diaries. Super easy to craft out of simple ingredients, these cheezy balls will make you adored by your guests. Put out a bowl of warmed marinara to dip in for an added pop of flavor!
Crock Pot Dr. Pepper Ribs
Nothing's better than an appetizer that is a portioned version of a delicious barbeque favorite! Crock Pot Dr. Pepper Ribs from Cupcake Diaries sure fit the bill. Just dump the ribs and soda in the crock pot while you're preparing for your guests.
With these appetizers at your New Year's Eve bash, you'll easily help your guests bring in a memorable and zesty 2019!