Tis the season for New Year’s Eve, and we’re here to help you plan your celebrations! Check out this list of 75 favorite recipes that will be sure to leave everyone feeling satisfied and happy. From the appetizers through dessert, we have your New Year’s Eve food ideas covered.
What makes creating a New Year’s Eve food menu so fun is that there are no rules or traditions that have to be followed.
Try some of these amazing ideas to spice up your holiday menu!
- Add edible glitter to baked goods.
- Skip the main course and just serve appetizers.
- Incorporate fun candy like pop rocks to cupcakes or rock candy to cocktails.
- Embellish finger foods with sparkling tinsel toothpicks.
- Create a countdown clock made out of cupcakes.
- Unveil a new food every hour counting down to midnight!
Need some creative New Years’ Eve food ideas? Keep on scrolling to see the best drinks, appetizers, charcuterie boards, salads, main dishes, and of course… desserts!
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NEW YEAR’S EVE DRINKS
Ring in the New Year with festive drinks that will keep you warm and happy! Check out these recipes for some inspiration. Whether you prefer a classic cocktail or something new, there’s sure to be a drink here perfect for your celebration.
01 | NEW YEAR’S EVE CHAMPAGNE COCKTAILS
02 | COTTON CANDY CHERRY LIME CHAMPAGNE
03 | TRIPLE BERRY MIMOSA
04 | CRANBERRY LIME MOJITO
05 | BLUE SPARKLING STAR
06 | VODKA SPARKLE SHOTS
07 | CHAMPAGNE JELLO SHOTS
08 | RUM BERRY COCKTAIL
09 | NEW YEAR’S EVE CHAMPAGNE BAR
10 | CHAMPAGNE MARGARITAS
NEW YEAR’S EVE APPETIZERS
If you’re looking for the perfect appetizer to serve on New Year’s Eve, these recipes are just what you need! Whether your guests want something sweet or savory, they will be happy with any of these delicious dishes.
11 | VEGETARIAN SPRING ROLLS
12 | SPARKLING CRANBERRY BRIE BITES
13 | HOT CAPRESE DIP
14 | CHARCUTERIE CONES
15 | CHEESE HAM & OLIVE BITES
16 | SWEET & TANGY MEATBALLS
17 | MINI CHICKEN PARMESAN LASAGNA ROLLS
18 | FIG & GOAT CHEESE BITES IN PHYLLO CUPS
19 | BEEF WELLINGTON BITES
20 | SOFT PRETZELS BITES WITH VEGAN CHEESE
21 | LEMON GARLIC SHRIMP KABOBS
22 | OVEN TOASTED RAVIOLI
23 | CRAB STUFFED MUSHROOMS
24 | GRILLED AVOCADO CAPRESE CROSTINI
25 | MINI BACON & ONION PASTIES
26 | PROSCIUTO WRAPPED ASPARAGUS
27 | CHEESY BACON JALAPENO POPPER DIP
28 | CHEESY BRUSSELS SPROUTS MINI TOASTS
29 | BACON WRAPPED CHICKEN TERIYAKI BITES
30 | STEAK FRIE BITES
NEW YEAR’S EVE CHARCUTERIE BOARDS
This is the perfect party appetizer for your New Years’ eve gathering. We’ve put together some of our favorite ideas for toppings and meats to create the perfect board.
31 | CHEERS TO THE NEW YEAR
32 | DISCO BALLS
33 | WINTER VIBES
34 | HAPPY NEW YEAR!
35 | WARM BITES
36 | AROUND THE WREATH
37 | THE COUNTDOWN
38 | SUGARED CRANBERRIES
39 | ROSE ALL DAY
40 | PEACE ON EARTH
51 Simple New Year’s Eve Outfits
NEW YEAR’S EVE SALADS
These healthy and delicious salad recipes are the perfect low-calorie option for a night full of fun.
41 | WINTER SALAD WITH BEETS & GRAPEFRUIT
42 | CHAMPAGNE SALAD
43 | HOLIDAY HONEYCRISP SALAD
44 | HOLIDAY CRUNCH SALAD
45 | CHERRY CITRUS SALAD
46 | BLUEBERRY BROCCOLI SPINACH SALAD WITH RANCH POPPYSEED DRESSING
47 | MOROCCAN SALAD BOWL WITH PRESERVED LEMONS
48 | CHAMPAGNE VINAIGRETTE
49 | WINTER CIRTUS SALAD WITH CUCUMBER & FENNEL
50 | PROSCIUTTO & FIG SALAD BOARD
NEW YEAR’S EVE MAIN DISHES
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, so it needs to be a night to remember. Celebrate in style with these delicious dishes for your main course!
51 | SEARED SCALLOPS IN BROWN BUTTER & LEMON
52 | SLOW ROASTED BONELESS LEG OF LAMB
53 | SHRIMP SCAMPI PASTA WITH ASPARAGUS
54 | SEAFOOD BOIL
55 | DUCK STIR FRY NOODLES
56 | SWEET & SPICY FRIED CHICKEN TENDERS WITH SESAME DIPPING SAUCE
57 | STEAK & SHRIMP SHEET PAN FAJITAS
58 | PHILLY CHEESE STEAKS
59 | EGGPLANT PARMESAN
60 | CRISPY ORANGE CHICKEN
NEW YEAR’S EVE DESSERTS
Whether you’re looking for something sweet or something fruity, there’s sure to be a recipe here that will appeal to you. So get creative and have fun with your New Year’s Eve menu!
61 | STRAWBERRY CHAMPAGNE TRIFLES
62 | NEW YEAR’S EVE MARSHMALLOW POPS
63 | CHAMPAGNE CUPCAKES
64 | NEW YEAR’S CONFETTI CLOCK COOKIES
65 | CHAMPAGNE WHITE CHOCOLATE FONDUE
66 | NEW YEAR’S EVE MIDNIGHT MILK & COOKIES
66 | SPARKLING MINI PARFAITS
67 | NEW YEAR’S EVE BALL DROPPING CUPCAKES
68 | CHAMPAGNE CAKE BALLS
69 | NEW YEAR’S EVE FORTUNE COOKIES
70 | WHITE CHOCOLATE CHAMPAGNE CHEESECAKE SHOOTERS
71 | CHOCOLATE CHERRY & COGNAC COUNTDOWN CAKE
72 | RASPBERRY CHAMPAGNE SORBET
73 | STRAWBERRY CHAMPAGNE CAKE
74 | MIDNIGHT KISS COOKIES
75 | EDIBLE GLITTER DONUTS
We hope this list of 75 recipes for your New Year’s Eve celebration has given you some ideas on how to ring in the new year. If there are any other dishes or drinks that you would like us to share, please let us know!