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10 Simple and Delicious Appetizer Recipes

These 10 Simple and Delicious Appetizer Recipes are tops on my list for holiday celebrations, special occasions, something to serve with cocktails, pre-dinner nibbles, game day eats, or just some anytime snacking!

So New Year’s Eve is just a few days away, and for me, it’s all about the appetizers. That’s right…instead of making yet another big holiday dinner, I’ll be snacking my way into the new year!

And I know I’m not the only one, so I rounded up my 10 favorite appetizer and snack recipes from right here on the blog that are perfect for a New Year’s Eve celebration or any occasion.

And they’re all very easy to make and super delicious!

There’s everything from shrimp cocktail to dips (spinach, taco, veggie, and hummus), a cheese ball, homemade salsa, spiced oyster crackers, spicy popcorn, and bruschetta. Happy snacking!

Roasted Shrimp Cocktail With Homemade Cocktail Sauce

This Roasted Shrimp Cocktail with Homemade Cocktail Sauce is a quick, easy, and extra-delicious twist on the classic appetizer that's always a hit and perfect for any occasion!

cheddar and onion cheese ball on a plate surrounded by crackers and a small knife on the side with one cracker spread with cheese

Cheddar and Onion Cheese Ball

This Cheddar and Onion Cheese Ball is a classic party appetizer that's super flavorful, quick and easy to make, and sure to be enjoyed by everyone. Perfect for the holidays or any get-together!

spinach dip in a bread bowl surrounded by pieces of cut up rye and pumpernickel bread

Spinach Dip In A Bread Bowl

This Spinach Dip In A Bread Bowl is one of my all-time favorite go-to recipes for parties and get-togethers. It's quick and easy to make with just a few simple ingredients and is sure to earn rave reviews from your guests!

a white bowl filled with Cajun spiced oyster crackers

Cajun Spiced Oyster Crackers

These Cajun Spiced Oyster Crackers made with just 4 ingredients are a quick and easy snack that are sure to be a hit! They're also great for topping soup, chili, and even salad!

2 pieces of tomato basil bruschetta on a wooden cutting board with extra toasted bread in the background

Tomato Basil Bruschetta

Tomato Basil Bruschetta is a quick and easy classic Italian appetizer or snack that's bursting with super fresh summer flavors (but you can actually enjoy it all year round)!

easy taco dip on a plate with a tortilla chip in it

Easy Taco Dip

Want a dip recipe that’s sure to be a hit at your next party? This Easy Taco Dip is it! It’s super simple to make, takes only 5 minutes, and is full of fabulous flavor!

a bowl of salsa with a tortilla chip being dipped into it

Quick and Easy Homemade Salsa

This restaurant-style salsa takes only 5 minutes to make in a food processor or blender! Great with tortilla chips or with any of your favorite Mexican food. You’ll want to make it again and again!

easy veggie dip in a white bowl surrounded by celery and carrot sticks

Easy Veggie Dip

All you need is five minutes and a few simple ingredients to make this fresh, creamy, and delicious Easy Veggie Dip that’s sure to be a hit with anyone who tries it. Great as a snack, side dish, or for the veggie tray at your next party!

close up of a bowl of spicy popcorn

Spicy Popcorn

This Spicy Popcorn is a quick, easy, and delicious snack with a little kick! Great for parties and get-togethers. WARNING: It is addicting!

homemade hummus in a white bowl topped with parsley and red pepper flakes

Quick and Easy Homemade Hummus

Got 5 minutes? This Quick and Easy Homemade Hummus is so delicious you may never use store-bought hummus again! You'll probably save a few pennies, too!

Want more appetizer and snack recipe ideas? Check out my Appetizer and Snack page.

I hope you found a recipe or two that you’d like to try! Thanks for visiting today!

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