After planning Thanksgiving dinner, followed by a Christmas feast, coming up with fun New Year’s Eve cocktails and appetizers to serve can be like juicing a lemon that’s already been squeezed. No worries! We have 8 awesome recipes and libations to help you relax and ring in the new year!
We have a homemade shrimp cocktail sauce that will knock your socks off, elegant tuxedo cups filled with fresh chocolate mousse, DIY party crackers to get the party started, cranberry cocktails and more. Forget searching the web for party ideas! We’ve got it all right here!
Festive New Year’s Eve cocktails and appetizers
You’ll never buy premade cocktail sauce again. Made from 5 easy-to-find ingredients, you and your family can enjoy fresh shrimp cocktail, oysters, crab, salmon, clams and beyond! Some like it mild, some like it hot—you’re in charge of the horseradish!
dreaming of a white cranberry cocktail?
Add a playful twist on your traditional cosmo with a pop of cranberry flavor and homemade ginger syrup! Our white cranberry cosmo holiday cocktail recipe adds a little sophistication to happy hour. Bottoms up!
snap, crackle, pop!
DIY New Year’s party poppers are fun party favors for all your guests! All you need to do is save a few toilet paper rolls, download our free printable and add colorful confetti. You can even substitute the confetti for small candies to make cleanup easier!
giddy up, clementine
If you aren’t in bed with a hangover, you should definitely toast 2014 with this mimosa-inspired recipe! Switch on the TV and enjoy the Rose Bowl parade—our sparkling pomegranate and clementine cocktail has just the right amount of bubbly to kick off the new year.
get your goat
We’ll get your goat—cheese dip that is! Our goat cheese and pomegranate spread is made with garden fresh herbs and juicy pomegranate seeds. This cheese dip recipe has big flavor—and the ingredients are good for you too!
It’s champagne toasts and midnight kisses for all! Round up mini bottles of bubbly for everyone and print our free labels to help you ring in 2014. Create a little extra flair with decorative straws and you will have an unforgettable NYE beverage or party favor for each of your pals!
off to the races
Rosemary simple syrup is the secret ingredient in this greyhound inspired cocktail. Combined with grapefruit juice and chilled vodka, you’ll have a smooth and refreshing drink everyone will love!
Serve a show-stopping dessert that’s easy to make and can be popped right in your mouth! Just purchase chocolate candy cups and pipe in our easy-made chocolate mousse. Topped with shaved chocolate and whipped cream (dairy or dairy-free), this dessert is a winner!