Breathe easy—these quick and simple New Year’s Eve appetizers are here to save your big night. Because we all know that throwing a party—especially one of the New Year’s Eve variety—isn’t exactly easy. You’ve gotta find and cook the perfect main course, and somehow also serve up a bunch of appetizers. As if you don’t already have enough to do—like cleaning your humble abode and making sure the bar is well-stocked.
When you’ve got all that on your plate, finding places to simplify can be the difference between hosting a party that feels like work, or one that you can actually enjoy. Here’s a tip: Delicious and healthy appetizers don’t have to be super complicated to make your guests extremely happy and satisfied. These new year’s eve appetizer recipes require only five ingredients each, and are both super tasty and party-perfect. They’ll please any crowd while also lightening your hosting load.
These tasty toasts look super fancy and take almost no work. Toast up some crusty bread, spread on some cheese, and top with sliced fig. Then, all you have to do is reduce some balsamic vinegar to put the final touches on these sweet, tangy piles of goodness. Get the recipe here.
Think of these as grownup tots. Grated carrots, breadcrumbs, cheddar, and a couple lightly beaten eggs are all it takes to pull together these cheesey little bites. Get the recipe here.