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New Years Eve Party Round-Up: 31 Festive Cocktail and Appetizer Recipes

A round-up of 31 festive cocktail and appetizer recipes for your New Years Eve bash!

A round-up of 31 festive cocktail and appetizer recipes for your New Years Eve bash! | @TheFoodieDietitian


Ginger Beer Habanero Margarita via According to Elle

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Butternut Squash Cocktail via Healthfully Ever After

Deconstructed Vanilla Dark and Stormy via Kumquat Blog

Mandarin Champagne Cocktail via The Foodie Dietitian

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Cranberry Pomegranate Mojito via Chef Savvy

Grapefruit Rosemary Mule via Domesticate Me

Mulled Wine via Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Cranberry Bourbon Cocktail via Uproot From Oregon

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Grapefruit Mojito via Iowa Girl Eats

Winter Bourbon Smash via Minimalist Baker

Clementine French 75 via Bourbon and Honey

Strawberry Satsuma Champagne Sangria via How Sweet Eats

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Cranberry Sage Cocktail via Salted Plains

Jalapeño Pineapple Margaritas via The Housewife in Training


Smokey Skillet Hot Corn Dip via Healthfully Ever After

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Rosemary Shrimp Skewers via Teaspoon of Spice

Sweet Potato Polenta Bites via The Foodie Dietitian

Roasted Brussels Sprout Sandwiches via Imma Eat That

Smoked Paprika and Cheddar Vegan Cheese Ball via The Frosted Vegan

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Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms via Oh My Dish

Korean-Style Roasted Walnuts via The Adventures of MJ and Hungryman 

Zucchini Rolls with Homemade Pesto via Chipotle Potato

Honey Whiskey Roasted Pecans via The Foodie Dietitian


Whole Grain Chex Mix via An Avocado A Day

Chilled Avocado Soup Shooters with Crab via Malibu Kitchen 

Mushroom and Gruyere Appetizer Puffs via Bourbon and Honey

Quick and Easy Smoke Oysters Party Appetizer via Fermented Food Lab

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Butternut Squash Chili Cheese Fries via Lemons and Basil 

Creamy Spanakopita Tarts via The Housewife in Training Files

Vegetable Potstickers with Spicy Dipping Sauce via Handful of Raspberries

Enjoy your holiday weekend, friends! xo

I’m a nutrition coach and yoga teacher helping people to learn to love food again. I love cooking, taking pictures of my food and traveling around the world. Follow my blog for delicious, seasonal vegetarian recipes and simple strategies to bring more yoga and mindfulness into your life. And check out my e-book to learn how to improve your health through nutrition and yoga. Show me what deliciousness you make! Tag me @karalydonRD on Instagram.


  1. What an incredible round up! Thanks for including my Cranberry Bourbon Cocktail – wish we could cheers with one 🙂

  2. What a great variety of drinks and appys! I’m going to have to use your suggestions for many parties beyond NYE!

  3. Such a delicious and awesome round-up! Is it bad that I want to make all of these?? Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful New Year!!

  4. Great recipes! I have to try that vegan cheese ball!!!

  5. My party is planned. Thank you Kara! (:
    And thanks for the inclusion of our Shrimp Skewers and Gingertini!

  6. Brussels Sprouts Sandwiches?!?!?! Say what? 😀

  7. Such a wonderful round-up! Thanks for sharing my French 75 and Mushroom Appetizer Puffs. Can’t wait to welcome the new year with all these great drinks and snacks!

  8. Thanks for sharing so many great ideas! My husband is working late on the 31st and I’m working early on the 1st so we’re going to have a quiet night at home this year. I think one of these great looking cocktails might be the perfect way to celebrate 🙂

  9. I always love putting together a fun dish for New Years!

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