Recipes for New Year's Eve

If it’s your turn to host a New Year’s Eve party this year, it might feel like a lot to plan a menu of tasty snacks after all of the holidays earlier this month. That’s why on Liv Avenida Blog this week, we’re serving you a few of our most delicious appetizers and hors d’oeuvres that will go perfectly with any of your other favorite party foods. Keep reading for some of our favorites!

Easy Coconut Shrimp

New Year’s Eve parties are the perfect time to serve shrimp. This recipe will give you step-by-step directions so that you can serve your guests a mouth-watering batch of shrimp fried in a crispy coconut batter. Make sure you have flour, salt, pepper, eggs, bread crumbs, shredded coconut, large shrimp, and oil.

Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Blue Cheese

Sweet meets cheese meets bacon! There’s nothing quite as delicious as these cheese-filled dates that are then wrapped in bacon before they’re cooked. It’s the perfect combination of sweet, creamy, and savory.

Spinach Puffs

Anything with puff pastry is sure to be gone quickly, and these spinach puffs will definitely do the trick! Create a scrumptious filling using spinach, feta, onions, dill, garlic, and eggs. Bake this pinched between a square of pastry dough inside a muffin tin and enjoy these flaky bite-sized puffs.

Blackberry Goat Cheese Crackers

You can’t have a New Year’s Eve party without some fancy cheese. As it turns out, the sweetness of blackberries compliments the silky smoothness of goat cheese perfectly! Place some of each on top of a crunchy cracker to facilitate this match made in heaven.

Salted Chocolate Dipped Mandarin Slices

If you’re looking to add a sweet treat into the mix of all your savory appetizers, these mandarin slices are irresistible and healthy! The sweet citrus of the mandarin oranges brings out the flavor in the dark chocolate, and the sprinkled sea salt on top gives the whole thing an extra zing.

What do you plan to serve this year at your New Year’s Eve party? Help inspire the rest of our Chandler, AZ apartment community by posting a link to the recipe in the comments below!