120 New Year’s Eve Recipes

New Year's Eve Recipes

It’s hard to believe that it’s almost time to ring in 2013 when it feels like 2012 happened approximately 2.2 seconds ago. Where does the time go?! If you’re planning to spend your New Year’s Eve at home with friends, you’re going to need food! I’ve rounded up some of the best party and get-together recipes on the site, as well as some nicer dinners and desserts in case you’re planning a more special meal for two or four. If you have any traditional New Year’s Eve recipes, feel free to share them in the comments below!


Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix
White Chocolate Steamers
White Russian Winter Milkshake


Artichoke Spinach Dip
Baked Asiago and Caramelized Onion Hummus Dip
Buffalo Chicken Dip
Caramelized Onion, Mushroom & Gruyere Puff Pastry Tartlets
Cheddar Ale Spread
Chicken Spread
Chile con Queso
Cream Cheese-Stuffed, Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeños
Fontina-Stuffed, Bacon-Wrapped Dates
Homemade Cracker Jack
Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa
Hot Corn and Cheese Dip
Hot Reuben Dip
Jalapeño Popper Dip
Loaded Baked Potato Dip
Maple-Bacon Kettle Popcorn
Oven-Fried Onion Rings
Pan-Fried Onion Dip
Parmesan & Thyme Crackers
Pepperoni Bread
Pizza Dip
Polenta Pizza
Potato Skins
Pretzel Dogs
Sausage Dip
Seven Layer Dip
Shrimp Nacho Bites
Sweet and Spicy Mixed Nuts
Taco Dip
Traditional Hummus
World’s Best Pimento Cheese Ball


Barbecued Beef and Beans
Basic Pizza Dough (for a build-your-own-pizza party!)
Beer and Brown Sugar Kielbasa & Sauerkraut
Butternut Squash and Bacon Mac n’ Cheese
Chicago-Style Deep-Dish Pizza
Chipped Ham BBQ Sandwiches
Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce
Homemade Sushi
Mushroom-Herb Macaroni and Cheese
Mushroom Lasagna
Portobello Pesto Pizza

Sweet Finger Foods

Avalanche Bark
Baked Brownie
Beer and Pretzel Soft Caramel Candies
Cheesecake Truffles
Chewy, Chunky Blondies
Chewy Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies
Chocolate Bourbon Balls
Chocolate Chip Cookie & Oreo Fudge Brownie Bars
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip
Chocolate Fudge Brownies with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars
Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
Chocolate and Peanut Butter Popcorn
Chubby Hubby Rice Krispies Treats
Chubby Hubby Truffles
Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies
Chunky Pecan Pie Bars
Cream Cheese Brownies
Date Bars
Date, Coconut & Walnut Marshmallow Truffles
Dulce de Leche Cheesecake Squares
Fig Cookie Bars
Homemade Snickers Bars
Marshmallow Crunch Brownie Bars
Mocha Brownies
New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies
Oatmeal Carmelita Bars
Oreo Cheesecake Truffles
Peanut Butter Brownies
Peanut Butter Cup Crunch Brownie Bars
Peanut Butter Fudge
Peanut Butter and Jelly Pie Bars
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Peanut Butter Cup Bars
Peanut Butter Cup Rice Krispies Treats
Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Peanut Butter Snickers Cookies
Reindeer Chow
Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Salted Caramel Popcorn, Pretzel & Peanut Bars
Salted Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
Salted Peanut Chews
Seven-Layer Bars
Snickerdoodle Blondies
Snickery Squares
Sweet and Salty Brownies
Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Toffee Pretzel Bark
Triple Chocolate Oreo Chunk Cookies


Almost Fudge Gateau
Black and White Chocolate Cake
Boston Cream Pie
Bourbon Bread Pudding
Brownie Mosaic Cheesecake
Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte
Chocolate Rum Cheesecake
Coffee-and-Espresso Layered Cheesecake
Creme Brulee
Fallen Chocolate Cakes
Fig and Almond Cheesecake
German Chocolate Cake
Grandma’s Ambrosia Salad
Hidden Berry Cream Cheese Torte
Homemade Rum Cake
Peanut Butter-Fudge Cheesecake
Russian Pound Cake
Sticky Toffee Pudding
Texas Sheet Cake

What do you normally serve for your New Year’s Eve celebrations?