All-Star New Year's Recipes

Keep the party going — from appetizers to dinner and drinks — with these easy recipes and celebratory cocktails.

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Roasted Shrimp Cocktail

Ina Garten roasts her shrimp before displaying with a chili cocktail sauce.

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Gorgonzola Spinach Artichoke Dip

This twist on classic spinach artichoke dip is sure to be a winner at any holiday dinner or get-together. Rachael Ray serves it with sesame breadsticks, celery hearts and pita crisps for dipping.

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Champagne Jelly Flutes

The secret to keeping the floating bubbles in these champagne jellies is making sure your liquids are very cold — and cooling the mixture quickly so that the gelatin sets before the bubbles dissolve. Inserting the raspberry creates more bubbles, as the trapped gasses move around before the jellies are fully set. The result is a dramatic and festive sparkling treat best scooped with a spoon.

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Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Sweet Italian sausage, onions and peppers create a sweet-and-savory filling for Rachael's stuffed mushrooms.

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Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Rich and tender thanks to sour cream, Ina's sweet morning cake is finished with a nutty cinnamon-sugar topping and a drizzle of maple glaze.

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Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple Shrimp

Wrap shrimp with pineapple and bacon and saute until the bacon is crispy. It's a great sweet and salty bite.

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New Year's Resolution Cookies

No matter whether you are throwing a fancy black-tie affair or a small family dinner, these cookies (with two surprises inside!) will surely be a hit.

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Fried Olives

Give your evening Spanish flair with a selection of tapas, including fried olives, Manchego cheese and Serrano ham.

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Shrimp Cocktail

This 5-star shrimp cocktail is about to become your go-to recipe; it's easy and crowd-pleasing, and you can whip up the cocktail sauce in minutes.

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Bellini Bar

Make New Year's Day a celebratory affair for guests with Giada's self-serve bellini bar. The fruit purees can each be made a day ahead so you'll have minimal morning prep.

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Lemon Capellini with Caviar

This elegant main dish from Ina, lemony buttered pasta topped with caviar, is perfect for a special occasion. Best of all, it's done in minutes. Ina says osetra caviar tends to be the best quality for the money. Look for malossol, which means "little salt."

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Pitcher of Bloody Marys

Tyler Florence kicks up the flavor of Bloody Marys by using pepper vodka and prepares the savory mix in a pitcher to serve a crowd.

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Grand Champagne Cocktail

Swap mimosas for Bobby Flay's Grand Champagne Cocktail made with strawberry puree and orange-flavored liqueur and finished off with a little bubbly.

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Bourbon-Pear Star Pie

The caramel and vanilla flavors in bourbon are a perfect complement to sweet Bosc pears in this boozy New Year's Eve pie. To make it even more celebratory, the top crust is made of star cutouts that have been dusted with shimmery sanding sugar.

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Elvis-Inspired Peanut Butter Brunch Parfait

Pay tribute to The King with a rocking dessert that pairs Elvis' favorite combination of peanut butter, banana and bacon with waffle cookies and whipped cream in parfait form. Serve the individual treats in clear glasses so the layers are visible.

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Cinnamon Buns

Sandra Lee uses premade bread dough so these sweet cinnamon buns can get onto the breakfast table quicker.

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Good Morning Muffins

Rise and shine with Ree Drummond's sweet orange muffins finished with a cinnamon-sugar topping for a caramelized crust.

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Chocolate-Hazelnut Tart

Celebrate the New Year with Giada's decadent tart. The chocolate chips melt to form a rich batter with pieces of nutty hazelnuts.

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Stovetop Roasted Pears with Dulce de Leche

All you need are two ingredients to make Alex's homemade dulce de leche. You can top these pears with the decadent mixture or eat it with a spoon.

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Breakfast Sausage Casserole

Trisha Yearwood's make-ahead sausage casserole is just as good for dinner as it is for breakfast. Use sage sausage for fragrant, herby results.

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Lobster Mac & Cheese

Ina's cheesy, gooey pasta features loads of lobster meat.

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Polenta Crostini

With just four ingredients, you can create crispy, cheesy polenta triangles that are great for a party.

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Bacon-Pork Pops on Lemongrass Sticks

These bacon and pork meatballs on a stick are served with a sweet chili sauce.

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Make cannoli even easier to eat by filling a store-bought ice cream cone with a ricotta mixture, chocolate and pistachios.

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Resolution Cocktail

Turn to this smart cocktail to get a head start on your resolutions. This drink contains merlot, which improves metabolism and is full of antioxidants.

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Sgroppino Cocktail

Giada De Laurentiis' elegant cocktail is a crisp Italian classic with sparkling Prosecco and the bright flavors of lemon sorbet and mint.

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Figs in a Blanket

Stuff dried figs, dried apricots and nuts in between sliced of bread dipped in egg for a sweet breakfast sandwich.

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Scotch on the Rocks

Feeling less than perfect on New Year's Day? This dish will soak up anything leftover with deep-fried eggs, gravy and a biscuit.

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Perfect Brunch Pie

Olives, mushrooms, artichokes and two types of cheese fill this phyllo dough crust.

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Chocolate-Drizzled French Toast

Top perfect French toast with chocolate syrup and confectioners' sugar for a decadent New Year's day brunch.

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Salted Caramel Brownies

Ina drizzles caramel over hot brownies and sprinkles with sea salt.

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Classic Pot Roast

Try an easy, slow-cooked roast for your party of eight.

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Bloody Marias

Swap in tequila or mexcal for vodka to turn a classic bloody mary into a bloody maria.

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Waffles with Pear-Cherry Compote

A bit of ginger and orange zest add holiday warmth to these waffles. Top with the pear and cherry compote for a New Year's brunch.

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Portobello Gratin

Muenster cheese is layered with portobello mushrooms in this hearty gratin finished off with breadcrumbs for a crispy crust.

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Fried Peppers and Olives

Elevate the appetizer spread for New Year's with these fried peppers and olives. Soak up the sage, garlic and lemon oil with crusty bread.

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Filet Mignon with Mustard Cream and Wild Mushrooms

These bold and classic flavors pair on the plate and the palate to form the perfect platform for a rich and intriguing Cabernet Sauvignon varietal.

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Chocolate Babka

This traditional Eastern European cake features a chocolate and almond filling and sugary streusel topping, making it suitable for both breakfast and dessert.

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Cheesy Chile Strata

Start the new year off right with this cheesy breakfast strata made of tortillas, Oaxaca cheese and eggs. Poblano chile peppers add mild spice.

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Champagne Cocktail

Toast to the new year with this elegant cocktail that starts with a sugar cube soaked in bitters. As the sugar dissolves, it will sweeten the Champagne.

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Oven "Fried" Pizza

Use store-bought dough as a shortcut or use Alex Guarnaschelli's homemade pizza dough recipe, and top with a lamb sausage and caramelized onion mixture.

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Texas French Toast Bananas Foster

Add a boozy kick to your New Year's Day brunch with Guy Fieri's French toast batter that's spiked with orange-flavored liqueur.

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Blanche's Miniature Cherry Muffins

Trisha's holiday muffins are chock-full of chopped pecans and sweet maraschino cherries. Give them a quick dusting with powdered sugar for a festive presentation.

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The Barefoot Contessa's Croissant Bread Pudding

Need an idea for day-old croissants? The Barefoot Contessa bakes these rich, flaky pastries into a sweet custard for a delicious take on a Christmas morning bread pudding.

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Roasted Garlic Bruschetta

Toast bread under the broiler and brush with olive oil and roasted garlic for a quick appetizer.

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Lamb Meatball Sliders

Spread goat cheese mascarpone on a roll and top with a lamb or Italian sausage mini burger.

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Dirty Martini

Sip a retro-style cocktail while you welcome the new year.

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Prosciutto Bread

Make an easy-to-serve appetizer with store-bought French bread dough and slices of prosciutto rolled into a log.

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