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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New Year's Eve Finger Foods

Looking for the best finger food for a New Year's Eve party? We've got you covered. Get fancy-schmancy with flower-topped fruit pizzas or keep it classic with irresistible dips and poppers. No matter what you choose for your menu, these New Year's Eve finger foods and desserts are sure to cook up some fun!
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Chinese New Year Food

Welcome the Lunar New Year with a traditional Chinese menu of soup dumplings, stir-fry dinners, and make-ahead Asian-inspired appetizers. These easy Chinese New Year recipes will bring your family together for a celebration of good fortune (and luck in the kitchen)! Our holiday menu includes Chinese takeout favorites like chicken lo mein and egg drop soup, and more traditional Chinese New Year dishes like spring rolls and savory steamed dumplings. No matter your favorite Chinese New Year food, friends and family will love the opportunity to gather around the table for a festival feast.
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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.
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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.
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More New Year's Recipes

Quick and Easy Party Foods

Who says it takes all week to plan and prep for a party? With a few easy appetizer recipes in your pocket, you can invite guests over tonight. Choose from saucy wings, hot dip recipes, and simple skewers to create a feast of irresistible party foods.
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Champagne Cocktail Recipes

Bubbly champagne cocktails are not only delicious and refreshing, but they're also easy-to-make drink recipes. In the mood for mimosas? Want to make your own sparkling sangria? Follow our simple drink recipes and have a pretty, fresh cocktail in hand in no time! All you need is sparkling wine and a few other tasty ingredients to begin mixing our crowd-pleasing fizzy drink recipes.
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How to Make Glittery Gourmet Popcorn

Making your popcorn extra fancy is a cinch with this one ingredient and our no-mess technique. Start with your favorite microwave popcorn or pop the kernels yourself. Shimmery edible glitter is the key!