New Year's Recipes

Usher in the new year in style with our glitzy cocktail party recipes, or serve a larger crowd with our favorite New Year's buffet recipes. Whatever your New Year's recipe needs, we've got you covered. Start with our fabulous New Year's party appetizers, which include everything from dips and cheese displays to skewered meats and tapas-style side dishes. Have each guest bring a side or main dish for a New Year's potluck-style party; our recipes for a New Year's buffet inspire the evening with scrumptious potato and veggie side dishes in addition to hearty main dishes. If you're hosting a smaller party, plan an elegant New Year's Eve dinner with our menu ideas for 6 that cover appetizers to desserts. We take you through the steps of hosting a glittery New Year's cocktail party, from how to arrange everything to how to serve the recipes. Top off your festive night with our luscious New Year's desserts -- you won't be able to resist our recipes, from dark chocolate-raspberry mini cakes to pear and cranberry pudding.

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Pop the Champagne: 19 Dazzling New Year's Eve Cocktails

Make your New Year's Eve bash one to rival Times Square when you serve your guests these toast-worthy cocktails. We have dressed-up glasses of bubbly, new-fashioned whiskey cocktails, and even a few drinks for the wine-lovers in your crowd. We made these drinks for a special occasion, but we won't judge if you enjoy them year-round.

Truffle Recipes That Beat Store-Bought Desserts

These decadent homemade truffles are easy to make with a few simple ingredients. Our best truffle recipes feature chocolate coatings and creative fillings, including cookie dough truffles, easy pumpkin truffles, peanut butter truffles, and white chocolate truffles. Forget store-bought desserts, these truffles will satisfy every sweet tooth.

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The ONE Appetizer You Must Have at Your Party

There's always that one dish at a holiday party that wins the popular vote. If you're looking for an appetizer that will have your guests asking for the recipe, whip up some one-bite meatballs. From sweet-and-sour to the cranberry-sauced variety, these meatball recipes are about to become a must-have at your parties.

16 Classic Party Appetizers That Deserve a Spot on Your Menu

Whip up these modern takes on classic party foods like shrimp cocktail, artichoke dip, fondue, and deviled eggs.

Throw a Chic Holiday Cocktail Party

Want to enjoy your own party? This season, celebrate with friends stress-free. The key is to keep it simple: a make-ahead buffet, a stocked bar cart, and one stylish cocktail. It all starts with the bubbly.