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Our Favorite New Year's Desserts - 41 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 4.6/5 (29 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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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
4.9/5 (11 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 (50 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 (74 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
4.4/5 (184 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
4.4/5 (65 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
4.5/5 (43 Votes)

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Rich and creamy chocolate cheesecake with a hint of stout beer which works surprisingly well with the chocolate

  • 1 cup chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 1 1/8 cups sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Dash salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 ⁄4 cup Guinness Irish Stout
  • Powdered sugar to garnish
5/5 (3 Votes)

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Each person in the family gets a slice starting with the youngest

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup warm milk (110°F/45°C)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup blanched slivered almonds
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
5/5 (2 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)
4.7/5 (26 Votes)

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The creamy, dreamy cheesecake recipe combines the tart flavors of lemon juice and zest with the sweet pop of fresh ...

  • CRUST:
  • 2 cups finely ground graham crackers, about 30 squares
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted
  • FILLING:
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 pint sour cream
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1 dash vanilla extract
  • WARM LEMON BLUEBERRY TOPPING:
  • 1-pint blueberries
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
4.8/5 (16 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 (39 Votes)

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You'll find a winning flavor combination of Oreo cookies and cheesecake in these tasty cookie bars

  • 1 tube chocolate chip cookie dough
  • 20 plus Oreo cookies
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • Pinch Salt
  • Caramel, for drizzling
4.5/5 (28 Votes)

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