New Year's Recipes

Browse 36 New Year's Recipes

Kick off the New Year in good spirits with these delicious meal and drink recipes from HalfHourMeals.com. Whether you're looking for refreshing cocktails, appetizer recipes or meal ideas, we have everything you need to make sure you ring in the New Year right.

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Baked Chicken Meatballs

Baked Chicken Meatballs

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Here's a simple and delicious chicken meatball recipe! The heavenly aroma will bring neighbors to your door! Fantastic on their own or in a sandwich slathered in your favorite sauces and veggies!

Stuffed Mushrooms with Bacon and Cream Cheese

Stuffed Mushrooms with Bacon and Cream Cheese

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Try this simple mushroom appetizer that even Mario and Luigi will beat the crap out of King Kuppa for this.

Layered BLT Dip

Layered BLT Dip

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes

This quick and easy dip will surely be a hit at your next get together. It's a BLT, like you've never had it before! Even better, it only takes minutes to prepare. Serve it up with crackers or a crusty, sliced baguette. For more quick and easy appetiz…

Warm Spinach Dip

Warm Spinach Dip

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

My step-mother makes this spinach dip for parties and I have been trying to get the recipe from her for years. At first inspection, the ingredients are actually very simple, but you would never know it from the taste. Serve with crackers, bagel chips, b…

Bacon-Wrapped Sea Scallops

Bacon-Wrapped Sea Scallops

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Backyard entertaining is in full-swing and one of the best ways to make your party a success is to spoil your guests with some awesome grilled appetizers. One of the most popular grilled app's is bacon-wrapped scallops. Forget the pre-made boxed kin…

Lazy Chicken Bruschetta

Lazy Chicken Bruschetta

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

I don't know about you but I get kinda lazy sometimes so when it comes to something like making 40 to 50 slices of grilled chicken bruschetta you can bet I found the easiest way out. But just because it's easy (and I'm lazy) doesn't mean it's taste is…

Grilled Buffalo Wings

Grilled Buffalo Wings

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Who can resist an order of hot Buffalo Wings and cold Beer on a Friday night? Our favorite pub was offering a variety of wings they called Honey Hot and after some experimenting I adapted these wings to the grill. Now I make my own and, in my humb…

Hummus

Hummus

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

I used to pay big money to get good hummus and then I started making my own. Not only did it taste better, but it's so much cheaper that I don't buy the pre-made stuff any longer.

Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes

I've put too much American food up here so now for something from the UK! This mulled wine is great for those cold days, but keep it in the fridge and serve over ice for summer.

Homemade Bean Dip

Homemade Bean Dip

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes

I am not real fond of the canned bean dip, so I started making my own and everyone loves it.

Mexican Spinach Dip

Mexican Spinach Dip

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

In this recipe, spinach dip goes south of the border with a Mexican spin. It's creamy, cheesy, spicy and delicious. It couldn't be easier to make, and it's always a huge hit when I serve it.

Sweet and Sour Meat Balls

Sweet and Sour Meat Balls

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 90 Minutes

My mother always made this. I don't know where she got it. Every time I serve this or bring it to a party, it gets rave reviews.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Chicken Wings

Peanut Butter and Jelly Chicken Wings

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Prep Time: 60 Minutes
Cook Time: 50 Minutes

I know this sounds strange -- peanut butter and jelly on chicken wings? But trust me, these are absolutely delicious. They're sweet, tangy, and just slightly spicy. Definitely finger-licking good!

White Pizza Dip

White Pizza Dip

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

This flavorful dip is perfect with slices of French bread or pita chips. It's deliciously different and tastes a lot like pizza!

Maple Baked Beans

Maple Baked Beans

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 120 Minutes

There's likely a million different ways and recipes for making baked beans. Every family usually has their "go-to" recipe for this time honored comfort food and the recipe is a well-guarded secret. I've since discovered a couple twists on this old…

3D Chocolates

3D Chocolates

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Prep Time: 35 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

3D chocolate Christmas Tree made in silicone mold and looks great when decorated with sugar cake decoration.

Nuts & Bolts

Nuts & Bolts

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 120 Minutes

Look familiar? Nuts & Bolts is the perfect Christmas and New Years party snack that you might recognize from the store (called Bits & Bites). This recipe is quite old, handed down from my Grandmother, but it hasn't gone out of style and we make a batc…

Beef & Guinness Pies

Beef & Guinness Pies

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 120 Minutes

These single serving beef pies are perfect for those cold winter nights or at Christmas in front of a roaring fire. The beef is braised in creamy rich Guinness beer and onions for several hours until it's melt-in-your-mouth tender. Divide it equally…

Reindeer Pie

Reindeer Pie

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 60 Minutes

Public Service Announcement: No Reindeer were harmed while making these pies! OK, so we don't actually use reindeer when making these meat pies but if you're adventurous enough you can always subsitute venison for the beef. This recipe takes the b…

Roasted Garlic & Jalapeño Hummus

Roasted Garlic & Jalapeño Hummus

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes

This is a delightful dip or spread. Enjoy!

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