11 Finger Foods for New Year's Eve

Oysters Rocafella John Kernick
By F&W Editors Posted December 31, 2014

New Year's Eve isn't necessarily the time for an elaborate sit-down dinner. Here, 11 delicious finger foods to help ring in the new year.

New Year's Eve isn't necessarily the time for an elaborate sit-down dinner—it's an endurance holiday all about drinking sparkling wine and snacking on indulgent little hors d'oeuvres all night long. Here, 11 delicious finger foods to help ring in the new year.

1. Oysters Rocafella

An homage to Jay-Z, these oysters are topped with tangy vinegar-shallot mignonette, Champagne-infused foam and frozen Champagne grapes.

2. Cheddar Gougères

These cheesy pastries are perfect with light, citrusy Spanish cava.

3. 7-Minute Salmon Caviar Sushi Bites

This playful version of a sushi roll includes a luxe dollop of caviar.

4. Hogs in a Blanket

For a highbrow take on pigs in a blanket, swap out hot dogs for spicy andouille sausage.

5. Cristina's Famous Nuts

These perfectly crisp nuts are tossed with sage and rosemary.

6. Black Pepper Kettle Corn

Salty, sweet and a little spicy, this kettle corn stays satisfyingly crisp for hours.

7. Pimento Cheese & Bacon Crostini

These irresistible crostini transform a classic comfort food into an elegant appetizer.

8. Boiled Shrimp with Spicy Mayonnaise

Mustard and white pepper give the homemade mayo a kick.

9. Sriracha-and-Wasabi Deviled Eggs

Chef Joanne Chang adds hot sauce and wasabi to the classic snack.

10. Tomato Tartlets

These luscious little tomato tarts are filled with fresh ricotta.

11. Prosciutto-Wrapped Persimmons

Chef Jason Travi roasts prosciutto around persimmon wedges for a sweet and salty snack.

Related: Easy Holiday Hors D'Oeuvres
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