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New Year's Eve Party Recipes


Here are some of my favorite party recipes, perfect for New Year's Eve entertaining. Recipes include stuffed mushrooms, mini sandwiches and chicken wings, dips, sausage bites, mini desserts and candies, and more.

1. Barbecued Chicken Wontons

Barbecued Chicken Wontons
Image ©:2007 Diana Rattray
These tasty little wonton appetizers make interesting party snacks, or serve them as an appetizer before a special meal.

2. Crabby Bites

Crabby Bites
Image ©:2007 Diana Rattray
These crab bites are so easy to make, and this recipe makes enough for 48 appetizers

3. Spicy Chile Meatballs With Barbecue Sauce

Spicy Meatballs
Image ©:2007 Diana Rattray
Prepared meatballs make these a snap to prepare. I used Aidell's Chipotle Meatballs in this recipe, but feel free to use your own favorite brand of refrigerated or frozen prepared meatballs or make your own from scratch.

4. Eggplant Creole Appetizer With Crab Sauce

Eggplant Appetizer With Crab Sauce
Image ©:2007 Diana Rattray
This dish makes a great appetizer for a dinner party. Feel free to substitute green tomato slices for the eggplant slices if you have them.

5. Tapenade

Tapenade Spread
Image ©:2007 Diana Rattray
This tapenade is delicious on croutons, crackers, or small slices of bread, or use as a spread on Muffuletta sandwiches or grilled chicken sandwiches.

6. Tangy Cocktail Franks

Tangy Cocktail Franks
Image ©:2007 Diana Rattray
A tasty appetizer everyone will enjoy. Serve with decorative toothpicks. You can double the cocktail franks in this recipe.

7. Mini Cheddar and Green Onion Quiches

Mini Quiches
Image ©:2007 Diana Rattray
Feel free to use cooked chopped broccoli in place of the green onions in this recipe.

8. Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs

Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs
Image ©:2007 Diana Rattray
A flavorful appetizer meatballs, baked then kept warm in the slow cooker. If you need something quicker, combine your own favorite frozen meatballs with the sauce ingredients, then cook on HIGH in the slow cooker for about 2 hours.

9. Chili Dip Recipe

Chili Cheese Dip
Image ©:2007 Diana Rattray
Here's a meaty chili dip recipe with canned chili without beans, ground beef, cheese, and seasonings. Serve this dip with tortilla chips or your favorite corn chips.

10. Artichoke Dip With Roasted Red Peppers

Artichoke Dip With Roasted Red Peppers
Image ©:2007 Diana Rattray
An easy dip, baked with Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise, artichokes, and chopped roasted red pepper.

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