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20+ Vegan Snacks for New Year’s Eve

In this post, you’ll find everything you need for the perfect New Year’s Eve party: crackers, bread chips, vegan cheese sticks, hummus, guacamole, and many, many more recipes! These are real crowd-pleasers!

Vegan Snacks for New Years Eve

If you’re looking for vegan recipe ideas for New Year’s Eve.. you’re in luck! In this post, I’ve collected my all-time favorite snacks that will keep your guests and yourself happy.

For me, parties are all about snacking (and drinks, of course) and New Year’s Eve isn’t an exception.

I’ve provided some simple recipes for snacking (including my favorite cracker recipes), dips, sandwiches, as well as a recipe for a vegan chili – because what is a New Year’s Eve party without a huge pot of chili?! I’m sure your guests will love these party foods!

At the end of the post, I’ve also included links to two of my drink recipes if you still need some inspirations for booze.

Now I can only wish you a Happy New Year and I’m so excited for the next year! I do have amazing vegan recipes lined up, you do not want to miss those! Make sure you subscribe to my weekly newsletter so you get all the recipes delivered to your inbox!

Vegan Snacks and Finger Food

Homemade Crackers

I know you would be disappointed if crackers weren’t at the first spot of my New Year’s Eve Snacks Round-Up! Crackers are easy to make, the perfect crispy vehicle for all your dips and you can add pretty much any herbs and spices you want! And here are even more vegan cracker recipes!

Crispy Sesame Crackers
Sesame Crackers
These vegan Sesame Crackers with black and white sesame seeds are a real crowd-pleaser! Serve them with hummus and you’ll have the perfect finger food for any party!
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Grissini & Breadsticks

Grissini are the fancy way to snack bread during a party! You can twist them or don’t! They will look cute either way.

Sesame Grissini / Breadsticks
sesame grissini breadsticks
Love the breadsticks at restaurants? You can now make your own sesame grissini at home with this easy recipe! They are the perfect snack for parties!
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Vegan Za’atar Breadsticks
Vegan Za'atar Breadsticks served with vegan cheese sauce
These vegan Za’atar Breadsticks are the perfect party snack. They are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. So yummy!
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Pinwheels

I love how easy pinwheels are to make! They look much more complicated than they actually are! Promise! I always use store-bought vegan puff pastry dough and spread it with different sauces. Roll it in, slice it up, bake it, done.

Vegan Spinach Pinwheels
Vegan Spinach Pinwheels
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Vegan Pizza Pinwheels with olives
Vegan Pizza Pinwheels with olives
Is it even a party without pizza pinwheels?! I don't think so! These vegan Pizza Pinwheels with olives are super easy & quick to make and the perfect crowd-pleasing snack.
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Wild Garlic Pesto Pinwheels
These vegan and super easy-to-make Wild Garlic Pesto Pinwheels are the perfect snack for parties! They are flaky & garlicky.
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Vegan Pumpkin Basil Pinwheels
vegan pumpkin basil pinwheels on a plate
Recipe for super quick and easy vegan Pumpkin Basil Pinwheels. Made with vegan puff pastry. They are the perfect snack for parties! 
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Vegan Arugula Pesto Pinwheels
Vegan Arugula Pesto Pinwheels | ElephantasticVegan.com
Recipe for vegan Arugula Pesto Pinwheels. The Arugula Pesto is made in minutes and nut-free. Pesto Pinwheels are one of my favorite snacks for parties!
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Pretzels & Pretzel-Style Snacks

With a simple baking soda bath, you can make any bready goods into pretzel-style goods! Here are a couple of my favorite ideas:

Vegan Pretzel Garlic Knots
Vegan Pretzel Garlic Knots | ElephantasticVegan.com
When you can’t decide between Pretzel Knots and Garlic Knots and you end up making Pretzel Garlic Knots – and you don’t regret it one bit…
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Vegan Soft Pretzels
Vegan Soft Pretzels
Homemade Soft Baked Pretzels are much easier to make than you’d think! For a beautiful and delicious pretzel coating, you only need baking soda and water. Top them with coarse pretzel salt for the ultimate finish.
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Vegan Mini Pretzel Pizzas with Cider Cheese Sauce
Vegan Mini Pretzel Pizzas with Cider Cheese Sauce
These vegan Mini Pretzel Pizzas with Cider Cheese Sauce and caramelized onions are the perfect snack for parties (especially Oktoberfest-themed ones!). If you love pretzels, you have to try these! 
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Mini Calzone

Mini calzones are the party-friendly version of pizza! But beware, these vegan pizza pockets will be devoured faster than you can look!

Mini Calzones
Vegan Mini Calzones | ElephantasticVegan.com
Recipe for vegan Mini Calzones filled with spinach, mushrooms, tomato sauce & homemade vegan cheese. They are perfect for parties!
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Vegan Spring Rolls

Impress your friends with homemade spring rolls!

Vegan Spring Rolls
Vegan Spring Rolls
Recipe for Vegan Spring Rolls with homemade wrappers and a delicious filling with Chinese cabbage, soy granule, carrots, onion, and garlic. Dip them in sweet chili sauce and enjoy!
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Vegan Onion Rings

Who doesn’t love fried onion rings?!

Vegan Onion Rings
Vegan Onion Rings
With this simple recipe, you can make your own vegan Onion Rings at home! For the perfect crispy and light batter, I am using sparkling water, but you can also use beer instead.
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Vegan Cheese Sticks

Oh my god. Cheese Sticks were one of my guilty pleasures before I went vegan. Now, they are still my guilty pleasure because I’ve been making these using a vegan cheese block. Easy cheesy! (sorry)

Vegan Cheese Sticks
Vegans can indulge in cheese sticks too: With homemade vegan Cheese Sticks! These are perfectly crispy on the outside and ooey gooey on the inside. Time to bring that comfort food back to our plates!
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Bread Chips

Potato Chips aren’t the only chips you can serve at parties. These homemade bread chips are the perfect alternative!

Crispy Bread Chips
Crispy Bread Chips in Spinach Hummus
Homemade Bread Chips are a quick and delicious snack. These are coated in garlic and herb oil and baked until perfectly crispy. Serve with hummus! Yumm!
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Edamame – The healthy option!

If you want to offer a healthier option for your guests, Edamame is the perfect choice!

Basic Edamame – Healthy Vegan Snack
Recipe for basic Edamame (boiled soybeans in the pod). 3 ingredients only! It’s the easiest snack or appetizer ever.
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Easy Vegan Dips

Hummus

I know, I know, I know. Hummus. Classic. But there’s a reason why it’s at every buffet/party. Hummus is amazing, easy and quick to make, plus you can add whatever spices and herbs you want to make it unique! Here are my favorites:

The Best Hummus made with dried chickpeas
Hummus made from dried chickpeas
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Oil-Free Spinach Hummus
Oil-Free Spinach Hummus with crispy Bread Chips
Make your hummus green by adding fresh spinach! This vegan, oil-free and gluten-free spinach hummus is perfect to enjoy with crackers, veggies, bread chips.
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Caramelized Onion Hummus
Caramelized Onion Hummus
It’s time to bring your hummus game to the next level by adding caramelized onions! Serve it with homemade crackers, veggie sticks, or flatbread and you will be in snack heaven!
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‘Meaty’ Tomato Dip

This dip will fool every meat-eater.

Vegan ‘Meaty’ Tomato Dip
Vegan 'Meaty' Tomato Dip
This is the perfect smoky & ‘meaty’ Tomato Dip to serve with Tortilla Chips! Thanks to soy granule, no one will know that it’s actually vegan!
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Vegan Cheese Sauce

You don’t need dairy to make an amazing ooey-gooey cheese sauce.

Nooch Cheese Sauce
Vegan Nooch Cheese Sauce with tortilla chips
Easy and quick homemade vegan Cheese Sauce. Try this Nooch Cheese Sauce with Nutritional Yeast Flakes. Perfect for Lasagne or Mac & Cheese.
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Salsa

Salsa is refreshing, colorful, easy to make, and a must-have at a party!

Easy Pineapple Salsa (Vegan, Gluten-Free, 5 Ingredients)
Vegan and Easy Pineapple Salsa in a whole pineapple
The perfect party food for a summer party! Easy Pineapple Salsa with only 5 ingredients. It’s vegan, gluten-free and absolutely delicious!
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Guacamole

There’s no party without guacamole. Serve it with crackers, tortilla chips, or any of the snacks above.

Guacamole
Guacamole
You can't have a party without guacamole! For this super easy, chunky Guacamole, you'll only need 4 ingredients!
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Sandwiches

Sandwiches are great for parties because you can prepare them in advance, and people can grab one whenever they feel like it.

Carrot Lox

Carrot Lox is mind-blowing.

Vegan Smoked Salmon (Carrot Lox)
Vegan Smoked Salmon (Carrot Lox)
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Vegan Chickpea Tuna Salad

The chickpea tuna salad is very fast to make because you just dump all ingredients into a food processor and blitz them up.

Vegan Chickpea Tuna Salad
Vegan Chickpea Tuna Sandwich
Chickpeas make a great tuna-inspired sandwich filling. The dill, nori, capers, lemon juice, mustard, and tahini add to that typical flavor. The „tuna“ salad is also delicious in wraps!
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Vegan PBJ Coconut Bacon Sandwich

It’s sweet and savory and salty and delicious!

Vegan PBJ Coconut Bacon Sandwiches
Vegan Peanut Butter and Jam Coconut Bacon Sandwich
Recipe for a vegan PBJ Coconut Bacon Sandwich. The homemade strawberry jam and coconut bacon brings this PBJ sandwich to the next level!
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Crowd-Pleasing Chili con TVP

I usually make one large pot of stew for each party. Keep it on low heat throughout the night, so if anyone feels hungry, they can help themselves to a bowl of warming, filling chili with textured vegetable protein (soy granule).

‘Meaty’ Vegan TVP Chili
Meaty Vegan TVP Chili
If you want a meaty vegan chili, TVP (soy granules) is the way to go! This TVP Chili convinces even the most stubborn meat-eaters! It’s perfect for parties because it can be prepared ahead and it’s a real crowd-pleaser, or make a big batch for meal prepping.
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Cocktails and Drinks are important, too.

If you’re still looking for awesome drinks to serve at the party, make sure you check out my Watermelon Amaretto Bowls and these awesome Pineapple Coconut Cocktails.

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Boyd Kobe

Tuesday 27th of November 2018

Mmm, these look delicious! So creative. I am excited to try one of them this week! Thank you for sharing!

Diana Blackburn

Thursday 31st of December 2015

I think I love you!

Bianca

Thursday 31st of December 2015

thihihi :D Happy new year!

Lucie

Tuesday 29th of December 2015

Wow, I can't decide what to make first! So much great stuff :) I think I'm gonna go with the spinach crackers, they're so much fun!

Bianca

Thursday 31st of December 2015

Thank you so much, Lucie! Crackers are my favorite kinds of snacks for parties because they are so easy to make and one has so many possibilities of variations :)

Sina @ Vegan Heaven

Tuesday 29th of December 2015

What a great collection, Bianca! I always love your snacks! They're so creative!! :-)

Bianca

Thursday 31st of December 2015

Thanks Sina! I'm so glad you like them! Crackers for the win :D hahaha.

Kyra

Tuesday 29th of December 2015

You are the queen of vegan snack foods, Bianca! We have no plans for New Year's Eve (with 3 young kids, we'll be partying by ourselves at home, haha) but I think it would be fun to make all of these snacks instead of dinner :D

Bianca

Thursday 31st of December 2015

Hahaha, I could live with that title! With 3 young kids everything is a party! I find snacks super important on new year's eve because it's such a long time to be up and I always need something to nibble on.