Easy New Year’s Eve Desserts – For Parties Or At Home


Whether you are hosting a virtual party or sitting at home with your family, these easy New Year’s Eve desserts are perfect!

I love any baking ideas that are easy, especially for New Year’s eve! I have a confession to make – some of the New Year’s eve desserts will take a bit of time. Even if they take a little longer to make, all of them are easy enough for even beginning bakers.

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New Year’s Eve Desserts For Parties

I found 31 of the most festive, beautiful, and honestly delicious desserts. You might have a tough time choosing what to make. I kinda thought sharing 31 recipes would be fun. You could make a new dessert each day in January!

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31 Festive New Year’s Eve Desserts

Which of these 31 easy New Year’s Eve desserts is your favorite? All of them have one thing in common – they will satisfy your sweet tooth.

#1 New Year’s Eve Party Popcorn

This fun New Year’s eve popcorn has all the colors of a fun New Year’s eve party! I love the gold star sprinkles and especially the chocolate drizzle.

If you want something that sparkles on the table, these OREO cookie balls are perfect! The texture of these truffles is such a dream!

#3 New Year’s Eve Toffee Bark

When you use gold sparkles on this toffee bark recipe, it looks like it is party-ready! Not only do they look like gold (and I love those gold sprinkles) but they are made with Saltines – talk about easy!

#4 Avalanche Cookies

How about something really easy? These no-bake avalanche cookies are made with crunchy peanut butter, crispy cereal, marshmallows, and white chocolate!

#5 Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa Bombs

These salted caramel hot cocoa bombs are the perfect hot drink for kids and adults who love mochas! Pour some coffee on top for a decadent treat.

#6 Dark Chocolate Truffle Tart

People who adore dark chocolate will rave about this recipe! This dark chocolate truffle tart is made with a wafer crumb crust and filled with a rich chocolate ganache.

#7 New Year’s Eve Cookies

These New Year’s Eve cookies are really fun for kids. They are simple shortbread cookies with a chocolate glaze and fun sprinkles!

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#8 Mimosa Bread

There is no alcohol in this mimosa bread, but it has the same zesty orange flavor. Plus, you can enjoy it for breakfast the next morning.

#9 Pink Champagne Cupcakes

Not only are these pink champagne cupcakes gorgeous, but they are actually made with reduced champagne.

#10 Chocolate-covered strawberries On A Stick

Rich and delicious, chocolate-covered strawberry skewers are fun party food. They are easy enough for young children to make too.

#11 Winter Citrus & Pomegranate Mascarpone Cups

Made with clementines, pomegranate juice, mascarpone, and Greek yogurt, these winter mascarpone cups are the perfect winter party treat.

#11 Champagne Lemon Bundt Cake

There really is champagne in this lemon bundt cake recipe. It’s a really bright and zesty cake that looks perfect on your dessert table.

#12 Vegan Sticky Toffee Pudding

It’s a completely vegan recipe that you are going to love! Vegan sticky toffee pudding is made with date, molasses, ginger, and plant-based milk.

#13 Dark Chocolate Pot De Creme

All you need to make dark chocolate pot de creme is some espresso powder, dark chocolate chips, eggs, and heavy cream. It is amazing!

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#14 Red Wine Strawberry Chocolate Fudge Cake

Nothing goes together better than chocolates and strawberries! This red wine cake has 3 decadent layers all topped with a red wine chocolate glaze.

#15 Chocolate-Dipped Rolo Stuffed Crackers

Caramel and chocolate is another classic combination. These chocolate-dipped Rolo-stuffed crackers have the gold and white colors for New Year’s Eve.

#16 White Chocolate salted caramel cookies

You will love the festive star-shaped cookies that are drizzled in white chocolate glaze. They tasted like a salted caramel mocha cookie!

#17 Tiramisu Cheesecake

If your New Year’s resolution is to eat less carbs, then this low-carb tiramisu cheesecake is perfect for you. With only 4.4g net carbs in each slice, you’ll start your new year right!

#18 No-Bake Raffaello Coconut Balls

These Raffaello coconut balls are made with really simple ingredients. They look just like a snowball!

#12 Champagne Cake With Pomegranate

This is a very luxurious cake! This New Year Champagne Cake is composed of 5 vanilla sponge cakes soaked in champagne syrup. It also has pomegranate cream and ruby chocolate ganache.

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#19 Pineapple granola verrine

This layered pineapple granola verrine makes a really easy last-minute dessert. You only need 3 simple ingredients, but it tastes and looks like so beautiful!

#20 No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake bars

These no-bake strawberry cheesecake bars are a really light and healthy way to celebrate the beginning of a new year. All you need is some cookie crumbs, strawberries, cream cheese, yogurt, and a few other ingredients.

#21 Chocolate glitter cookies

These gold-glittered chocolate cookies remind me of confetti and the classic gold colors of a New Year’s Eve party. These cookies are completely homemade, with unsweetened cocoa powder.

Maple bacon holiday bark with dried fruit and nuts

#22 Maple Bacon Holiday Bark

This maple bacon bark is made with dark chocolate bars, dried sour cherries, almonds, and bacon! You have never tried anything like it before. (As of 3/2021, this recipe is no longer available on The Castaway Kitchen. We apologize for the inconvenience.)

#23 Champagne Flute cookies

Aren’t these champagne flute cookies beautiful? Learn how to decorate these easy sugar cookies in the most New Year’s Eve way.

#24 Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins

Whether you want to use them as a breakfast or a late-night party food, these cinnamon sugar donut muffins are sparkly and delicious.

#25 Oreo Cheesecake Trifle

This Oreo cheesecake trifle can be made in individual cups or in one large bowl. Either way, it is a really easy dessert that will disappear.

#26 Mimosa Fudge

All your favorite flavors of mimosa are in this fruity mimosa fudge. It’s as delicious as it is beautiful!

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#27 Pink Champagne Cake

If you have the time, make this pink champagne cake. It is 3 amazing layers – and the cake really does have pink champagne or sparkling wine inside.

#28 Cinnamon Sugar Pita Chips

If you want something that you can enjoy both as a snack or a dessert, then you should make these cinnamon sugar pita chips. All you need is some pita bread, butter, cinnamon, and sugar.

Another low-carb option is these chocolate chip cookie dough truffles. They are already perfectly portioned and look absolutely gorgeous.

#30 Chocolate cake with cofFee cream

Who else loves both coffee and chocolate? This recipe is for you! This two-layer chocolate cake is the best thing you can make for your New Year’s Eve party.

#31 Sugar-Free Cheesecake mousse

This is another keto-friendly dessert recipe that everyone will enjoy. It’s a sugar-free mousse that you can make in individual glasses and set out on your dessert table.

Ideas for Serving Your New Year’s Eve Desserts

The servingware can really vary depending on the particular dessert, but here are a few of our favorite items that will help make your gorgeous desserts look their best.

  • Disposable Gold Glitter Cups – Not only are these cups cute for serving your beverages, they are the perfect way to dish out individual portions of desserts.
  • Dessert Plates with Gold Forks – These white and gold dessert plates with gold forks are such an easy and sophisticated way to serve your guests. The best part is that you can toss them when you’re done so there’s one less thing to clean.
  • Mini Chalkboard Signs for Food Labels – Use mini chalkboard signs to let your guests know exactly what you’re serving. Plus, they’re a great way to list anything they may be allergic to, like peanuts or other nuts.

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