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Our Favorite New Year's Desserts - 21 recipes

From chocolate truffles to champagne sorbet, we have dessert recipes that will make your New Year's a night to remember.

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By davidv

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (36 Votes)
Chocolate Champagne Truffles 1 Picture
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Servings 12
Preparation time 20
Cooking time 260

  • 10 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/8 cup champagne
  • 1 pound semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • Edible gold leaves, for garnish (optional)

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Top rated New Year's Desserts recipes

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What could be better than something that combines cake, crepes, and tiramisu into one perfect dessert? This takes s

  • CREPES:
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons Armagnac or cognac
  • TIRAMISU FILLING:
  • 1 1/4 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 4 cups mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 cup sweet Marsala wine (or half as much rum or coffee liqueur)
  • 1/4 cup natural cocoa powder
4.3/5 (24 Votes)

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This beautiful torte is a worthy dessert to cap even the most decadent feasts

  • TORTE:
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 teaspoon instant espresso coffee powder
  • 1 pound semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, cut up
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum or orange juice
  • FROSTING:
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum or orange juice
4.4/5 (54 Votes)

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Millionaire pie is sinfully rich and delicious! Chocolate, nuts and a gooey filling make it a favorite any time of ...

  • HOMEMADE PIE CRUST:
  • Pastry for single crust pie, either made from scratch or purchased pre made
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (6-ounce) package semisweet chocolate pieces, 1 cup
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup walnut or pecan pieces
  • Whipped cream, optional
  • Toasted flaked coconut, optional
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 4 to 5 tablespoons cold water
4.5/5 (14 Votes)

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These simplified mini versions of tiramisu is just as tasty but less time consuming than actual tiramisu

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 pound mascarpone cheese
  • 1 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground espresso powder
  • 8 ounces frozen non-dairy whipped topping, thawed
  • cinnamon for dusting
  • Chocolate shavings, or pieces for decoration
4.5/5 (75 Votes)

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This Southern speciality is guaranteed to always be a hit when served warm and à la mode

  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 1 (28-ounce) can peaches, undrained
  • 3 cups sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 heaping tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • milk as needed
4/5 (624 Votes)

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This scrumptious Philadelphia 3-Step Cheesecake is a super easy way to enjoy cheesecake any time

  • 2 (8-ounce) packages Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (6-ounce) Honey Maid Graham Pie Crust
3.9/5 (269 Votes)

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I know adding wine to a cake recipe sounds a little odd, but it gives it a terrific flavor! You'll make this crack

  • CAKE:
  • 1 box Duncan Hines yellow cake mix
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 box vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup white wine
3.9/5 (207 Votes)

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Raspberry Almond Shortbread Thumbprints are delicious shortbread cookies filled with raspberry jam

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 teaspoons water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
4.5/5 (72 Votes)

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A sweet cheese ball perfect for parties or get togethers

  • 8 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 softened butter
  • 1 1/2 cup red velvet cake mix
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 package mini chocolate morsels
4.3/5 (75 Votes)

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Italian Ricotta cheese cookies are the perfect sweet treat to end any meal of gathering

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 (15-ounce) container ricotta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • red and green sugar crystals (If making for holidays)
4.3/5 (68 Votes)

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Filled with the citrus flavors of Mandarin Oranges, crushed pineapples, creamy vanilla pudding, and whipped cream, ...

  • 1 (18.25-ounce) yellow or butter recipe cake mix
  • 1/2 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 (15-ounce) can mandarin oranges, undrained
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 (3.4-ounce) box vanilla or French vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 (13-ounce) cool whip or whipped cream
  • butter and flour to prepare 2 (9-inch) round cake pans
4.4/5 (42 Votes)

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Rich and creamy White Chocolate Blueberry Cheesecake! What are you waiting for, click that heart icon!

  • GRAHAM CRACKER CRUST:
  • 2 cups graham crackers, pulsed into crumbs
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • WHITE CHOCOLATE BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE FILLING:
  • 3 (8-ounce) blocks full-fat cream cheese, very soft
  • 1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt, room temperature
  • 3 large eggs plus 2 egg yolks, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 8 ounces white chocolate, chopped, melted and slightly cooled
  • FRESH BLUEBERRY SWIRL:
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • GARNISH:
  • 4 ounces white chocolate, grated (optional)
  • Fresh whipped cream, optional
  • 1/2 cup blueberries, optional
4.7/5 (11 Votes)

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Soft and moist, almost like cake--you won't want to share these Italian Ricotta Cookies

  • FROSTING:
  • 2 sticks of butter, about 1/2-pound
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (16-ounce) package ricotta
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teapoon vanilla
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 4 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups confectionery sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • spinkles, optional to garnish
4.4/5 (34 Votes)

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Looking for a dessert loaded with fresh berries? Try this Triple Berry Cheesecake Cobbler

  • BERRIES:
  • 2 pints 2 pints strawberries
  • 2 pints 2 pints blueberries
  • 2 pints 2 pints raspberries
  • OR 2 (12-ounce) packages frozen mixed berries, thawed
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cup sugar
  • CHEESECAKE:
  • 4 (8-ounce) packages 4 (8-ounce) packages softened cream cheese
  • 1 cup 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 large 4 large eggs
  • OAT CRUMBLE:
  • 2/3 cup 2/3 cup quick oats
  • 2/3 cup 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup 2/3 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • CAKE:
  • 2 cups 2 cups cake flour
  • 2 teaspoons 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3/4 cup 3/4 cup milk
4.7/5 (6 Votes)

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