25 Festive Recipes That Will Impress Your Friends on New Year’s Eve

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You’ve got the sparkly dress, the shoes, the booze, the friend squad, and the location picked out. It might be the last thing on your mind, but another important component of the perfect NYE is a lot of really good food. Whether you’re hosting at your place, heading to a friend’s, or just plotting your 3AM snack when you get home (OK, well, some of these might not be worth the effort just for that), either way, it’s a long night of fun and partying, and sustenance is key.

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These recipes represent the magical intersection of delicious, easy, festive, and party-friendly. They’re not things you’re likely to make on any old Monday night, but they’re also not so fancy you’ll feel guilty digging into them. Oh, and they’ll definitely help mitigate your hangover symptoms the next day, because we all know passing out drunk on an empty stomach is so 2016.

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Cheesy Holiday Crack
Cheesy Holiday Crack
Fig, Bacon, and Blue Cheese Pizza With Balsamic and Caramelized Onions
Fig, Bacon, and Blue Cheese Pizza With Balsamic and Caramelized Onions
Guacamole Shrimp Wonton Cups
Guacamole Shrimp Wonton Cups
Port Sliders With Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onions
Port Sliders With Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onions
Easy Enchilada Cups
Easy Enchilada Cups
Sun-Dried Tomato and Kalamata Olive Bruschetta
Sun-Dried Tomato and Kalamata Olive Bruschetta
Crab Rangoon Dip with Crispy Won Ton Chips
Crab Rangoon Dip with Crispy Won Ton Chips
Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
Pesto Parmesan Gougeres
Pesto Parmesan Gougeres
Cheesy Potato Gratin Stacks
Cheesy Potato Gratin Stacks
Candied Bacon Baked Brie
Candied Bacon Baked Brie
Texas Holiday Nachos
Texas Holiday Nachos
Blackened Shrimp and Crispy Chilled Cucumbers
Blackened Shrimp and Crispy Chilled Cucumbers
Homemade Fortune Cookies
Homemade Fortune Cookies
Gruyere, Mushroom, and Caramelized Onion Bites
Gruyere, Mushroom, and Caramelized Onion Bites
Tortellini Skewers With Olives, Tomatoes, and Cheese
Tortellini Skewers With Olives, Tomatoes, and Cheese
Sweet and Spicy Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs
Sweet and Spicy Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs
Avocado Egg Rolls With Sweet Chili Sauce
Avocado Egg Rolls With Sweet Chili Sauce
Baked Buffalo Vegan Taquitos
Baked Buffalo Vegan Taquitos
Ricotta Spinach Calzones
Ricotta Spinach Calzones
Vegan Spinach Dip
Vegan Spinach Dip
Pesto Cheese Twists
Pesto Cheese Twists
Zucchini Parmesan Sliders
Zucchini Parmesan Sliders

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  • Cheesy Holiday Crack
  • Fig, Bacon, and Blue Cheese Pizza With Balsamic and Caramelized Onions
  • Guacamole Shrimp Wonton Cups
  • Port Sliders With Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onions
  • Easy Enchilada Cups
  • Sun-Dried Tomato and Kalamata Olive Bruschetta
  • Crab Rangoon Dip with Crispy Won Ton Chips
  • Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Pesto Parmesan Gougeres
  • Cheesy Potato Gratin Stacks
  • Candied Bacon Baked Brie
  • Texas Holiday Nachos
  • Blackened Shrimp and Crispy Chilled Cucumbers
  • Homemade Fortune Cookies
  • Gruyere, Mushroom, and Caramelized Onion Bites
  • Tortellini Skewers With Olives, Tomatoes, and Cheese
  • Sweet and Spicy Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs
  • Avocado Egg Rolls With Sweet Chili Sauce
  • Baked Buffalo Vegan Taquitos
  • Ricotta Spinach Calzones
  • Vegan Spinach Dip
  • Pesto Cheese Twists
  • Zucchini Parmesan Sliders

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