We have put together a tasty list of recipes for New Years Eve that will keep your parties fun and classy! From drinks like our homemade sparkling cider to dips and appetizers to our easy chocolate truffles and delectable desserts, we have got you covered!
Celebrate the end of the year and enjoy one last night of fantastic food before the New Year’s resolutions begin. These particular recipes will be the hit of the party while you count down to the New Year.
New Year’s Eve Drinks
As we are a family-friendly site, we are happy to offer some delicious non-alcoholic drinks the whole family can enjoy. Try something warm and creamy to sip on while playing games or watching a movie. We also have sparkly and pretty cold drinks to serve up in a stemmed glass for a New Year’s Eve toast.
Starbucks Caramel Apple Spice Cider
4.84 from 6 votes
This Starbucks Caramel Apple Spice Cider Copycat is my fall drink of choice! This delicious warm apple cider drink is THE actual recipe used at Starbucks.
Your food for New Year’s Eve must include appetizers. In fact, if you only served drinks and appetizers, your New Year’s Eve menu would reach perfection. These finger foods and snacks are easy to eat during all of your New Year’s Eve festivities. Set them up buffet style for guests to snack on during the evening, or surprise guests by bringing them out one at a time during the night.
Charcuterie Boards and Platters
A fancy spread of fresh deli meats, prosciutto, salami, a variety of cheeses, vegetables, fruit, and candies is a great way to provide something for everyone on the guest list. Garnish with some fresh herbs to add some color. You can copy one of our platters here or substitute ideas of your own. This is where you can have fun with your own creative and unique ideas and tastes!
How to Make a Charcuterie Board
5 from 9 votes
Charcuterie boards are so easy to make and always make for an impressive spread. Bring one of these and you will easily be the star of your next party!
An assortment of hot finger food for New Year’s Eve parties is always a hit. Keep foods warm in a crock pot or in the oven during the party, and set out a plate at a time. Be sure to provide vegetarian and gluten free options.
Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies
5 from 5 votes
Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies are a guaranteed hit for parties! These sweet and savory bites come together with just four ingredients. Make a bunch and watch them disappear!
Can you believe that you can make crispy on the outside, tender on the inside chicken wings with no oil? These Air Fryer Chicken Wings are cooked perfectly crisp then smothered in our favorite wing sauce!
We have some delicious ideas for your main course on New Year’s Eve. Try a delicious pasta dish to finish off the New Year, or some steak, a simple, yet tasty chicken breast recipe, or maybe even salmon. All of these dishes are easy to prepare so you can also enjoy the festivities. Let the oven, instant pot, air fryer, or crock pot do the work!
Zesty Crockpot Chicken Alfredo
4.83 from 17 votes
Zesty Crockpot chicken Alfredo is a yummy recipe that you can put in the crockpot hours earlier, then make into a fast and delicious meal!
Before the ball drop at midnight, don’t forget to finish off the year with an irresistible dessert. Do you want to serve an array of dessert choices or one decadent dessert? Either way, we have just what you need to serve your guests something sweet.
Nuts, Candies, and Chocolates
A few little munchies for those who like to nibble a little here and there. We have crunchy. We have creamy. And a little something for everyone with a sweet tooth.
Cinnamon Almonds in the Crockpot
5 from 8 votes
Cinnamon Almonds roasting in the crockpot is the perfect way to make your whole house smell like Christmas. The cinnamon and sugar coating gives the almonds a sweet crunch.
Andes Mint Cookies are sure to get you on the nice list if you leave them out for Santa! Chewy chocolate cookies, topped by melted Andes mints. Rich and delicious with a mild mint flavor. A definite favorite!
Emily lives in Meridian, Idaho, with her husband, Beau, a physician assistant, and her three incredible children: a son and two daughters. Travel is one of her favorite ways to experience new cultures and cuisines, and she has a love for all things Disney.