14 Party Food For Your New Year’s Eve Dinner


This Food collecton its updated for 2020

When it comes to holiday parties, we always need fresh dinner ideas. We are bringing you crowd pleasing recipes that are easy to make, taste yummy and are friendly on your budget.


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No-Mayo Salmon and Prawn Cocktail

Amazingly tasty and healthy British classic, mayo-free is the ultimate appetizer you should include in your holiday menu!


  • 200 g/8oz cooked peeled king prawns
  • 150 gr smoked salmon
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 4 baby gem lettuce
  • sea salt and black pepper

For the sauce:

  • 5 tbsp ricotta well beaten
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • 1.5 tbsp ketchup
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • one splash Tabasco sauce
  • splash Worcestershire sauce
  • sea salt and black pepper


Easy Broiled Lobster Tail

This easy broiled lobster tail is using shell as a broiling rack, and it will take you just 20 minutes to make it.


  • 1 lobster tail per person
  • Kosher salt
  • White pepper
  • Paprika either smoked or sweet
  • 1/8 cup butter (per person)

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Smoked Trout Mousse 

This traditional British appetizer will make a great appetizer for your New Year’s dinner and it’s easy to make, it will take you just ten minutes!



  • 8 ounces smoked trout skinned and boned
  • 6 ounces unsalted butter softened
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon horseradish prepared, not creamed
  • 3 Tablespoons whipping cream
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • Kosher salt and white pepper to taste
  • Fresh chives finely chopped, (optional)
  • Fresh dill finely chopped (optional)

Smoked Salmon Potato Appetizers with Sour Cream Dip

These smoked salmon potato appetizers are easy to make and you will have most of the ingredients needed for it in your pastry already.


  • 11 ounces mini (baby potatoes) I used 8 large ones
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill (chopped)
  • 4 ounces sour cream
  • additional dill for garnish
  • 2 1/2 ounces smoked salmon

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Marinated Olives: With Oregano and Oranges

What an unusual mix: olives and oranges, scented with oregano! Try out this easy to make party finger food, you won’t regret it!


  • 1 orange
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1-2 pinches red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups olives assorted
  • 1 tablespoon oregano fresh
  • pinch fleur de sel optional
  • oregano leaves for garnishing optional

Bourbon Manhattan, a Red Carpet Drink

Bourbon Manhattan – so timeless and classy, it is the perfect “red carpet drink”.


  • 2 oz Bourbon
  • 1 oz French sweet vermouth
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Garnish: Luxardo cherry orange peel


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Spicy Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs

This delicious Southern appetizer will take only 30 minutes to prepare and it is best served cold and can be made a day before your party.


Pimento Cheese

  • 1 cup shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • one teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika or to taste
  • half teaspoon white pepper
  • one tablespoon sriracha sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons pimento plus enough for garnish
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Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs

  • 14 hard boiled eggs always make extra for mistakes and tasting
  • one cup pimento cheese
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • half teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • one teaspoon yellow mustard


Savory Smoked Salmon Cheesecake Appetizer 

Healthy and so yummy, these salmon bites will keep your friends’ tummies full & satisfied! It takes just 40 to prepare this delicious appetizer!


  • 1 8 ounce bag of kettle cooked or ruffled potato chips
  • 14 ounces of cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon flour optional
  • one shallot finely chopped
  • 4 ounces chopped smoked salmon
  • 1/2 lemon
  • one tablespoon fresh dill chopped and extra for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream can use extra for garnish as option

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Spiced Pumpkin Basil Cheese Ball 

Another easy appetizer that can be made ahead and that your friends and family are going to adore!


1/2 cup roasted cashews
12 ounces (1 1/2 packages) vegan cream cheese, softened
half cup puréed pumpkin (roasted or canned)
1/2 cup nutritional yeast

teaspoon tamari
large bunch fresh basil (17-20 leaves), chopped fine (chiffonade)
2 teaspoons cinnamon
one teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg
1 teaspoon sea salt
plastic wrap
1/4 – 1/3 cup crushed Beanfields White Bean Sea Salt Chips



Spicy Artichoke Cheese Dip Recipe

This spicy artichoke cheese dip is going to make the perfect side dish at your party. Easy to prepare and so yummy!


  • 1 – 15 oz. can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 12 oz. part skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup lite mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tbs. garlic
  • 1 tbs. chives chopped
  • 1/2 tbs. parsley chopped
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon TABASCO® brand Original Red Sauce

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Gold Shimmery Champagne Cocktail

Who doesn’t love Champagne? We are presenting you the Champagne Cocktail recipe, which is even a bigger crowd pleaser than a regular champagne!

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Cocktail Version

Elderflower Liqueur Base (Gold Shimmery Liqueur)

  • ¼ tsp gold shimmery luster dust
  • ⅔ cup St-Germain liqueur OR
  • ⅓ cup elderflower cordial
  • one third cup vodka

Gold Shimmery Champagne Cocktail

  • 1 bottle 750 mL of chilled champagne or prosecco (avoid extra brut or brut-nature)

Non-alcoholic Version (this will be sweeter than the cocktail version)

Gold Shimmery Base

  • ⅔ cup elderflower cordial
  • ¼ tsp gold shimmery luster dust

Gold Shimmery Bubbly Mocktail

  • 1 bottle of chilled sparkling white grape juice or apple juice OR
  • bottle of lemonade for a less expensive option

The Perfect Manhattan Cocktail

No Christmas or New Year’s Eve party can go without this classic cocktail in our home. It is sooo worth of 5 minutes of your time (yes, it is easy-peasy to make!)


  • 4 ounces rye whiskey
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 1 ounce dry vermouth
  • 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • 2 lemon twists

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Aperol Punch

This bittery-sweet punch combines 4 types of fruit juice and a bit of gin and wine


  • 1 cup Aperol
  • 2 1/2 cups gin
  • 1 1/4 cup grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 blood orange, juiced
  • 3 dashes of bitters
  • fresh rosemary, muddled with turbinado sugar and few spoonfuls of grapefruit juice
  • Sparkling white wine (can substitute club soda)

Black Velvet Cocktail

This fancy two-ingredient mixed beer drink is a luxurious mix of stout and champagne and is among the most famous beer cocktails in the world.


  • Champagne or other dry, white sparkling wine, as needed
  • stout, commonly Guinness Extra Stout, as needed


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