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10 tasty New Year's Eve treats

Ring in the New Year with these party-worthy finger-foods and drinks! Cheers!
  • Slow-cooker party mix

    Believe it or not, you can make party mix in the slow cooker! It turns out just as crunchy and flavorful as when you bake it in the oven, but this version is so much easier! It also makes your house smell amazing!

    Date Published: December 26, 2013
    Date Updated: December 16, 2016
  • Spinach-artichoke dip with blue cheese and bacon

    Spinach-artichoke dip is a favorite appetizer to order at restaurants, but you can make it at home in the slow cooker! Adding bacon and blue cheese makes it even better! Get the recipe:

    Date Published: December 26, 2013
    Date Updated: December 16, 2016
  • Cherry tomatoes stuffed with herbed cheese

    These tiny, bright, bite-sized gems are a cinch to make. Prepare them up to 2 hours in advance, then cover and refrigerate until serving time. For a more colorful variation, use a combination of red, yellow, and orange cherry tomatoes.

    Date Published: December 26, 2013
    Date Updated: December 16, 2016
  • Chocolate-dipped bacon

    This isn't your ordinary Christmas candy, but it's definitely going to be the most talked about! When savory, smoky bacon meets dark chocolate and crunchy nuts, the result will blow your mind!

    Date Published: December 26, 2013
    Date Updated: December 16, 2016
  • Cherry cheesecake dip

    A fluffy, cheesecake-like spread topped with cherry pie filling makes a delicious dip for scooping up with graham crackers or vanilla wafers. The pretty red dip is perfect for parties!

    Date Published: December 26, 2013
    Date Updated: December 16, 2016
  • Gluten-free fried shrimp with dipping sauces

    Make homemade tartar sauce and cocktail sauce to go with this tasty fried shrimp!

    Date Published: December 26, 2013
    Date Updated: December 16, 2016
  • Spicy-sweet bacon chicken with orange dipping sauce

    Everything's better with bacon, including chicken.The best thing about these pumped-up chicken fingers (other than the absolutely delicious flavor) is that you can cook them in the oven or on the grill, then put them in the slow cooker to keep them warm until your ready to eat! Get the recipe:

    Date Published: December 26, 2013
    Date Updated: December 16, 2016
  • Slow cooker French dip sandwiches

    Summer is definitely sandwich season. With a tiny bit of effort in the morning, your slow cooker will transform an ordinary beef or pork roast into juicy French dip sandwiches by dinner. Spend the day swimming with the kids, without the "What am I going to fix for dinner?" worries!

    Date Published: December 26, 2013
    Date Updated: December 16, 2016
  • Pomegranate spritzers

    Celebrate with these fruity wine spritzers! Make the party family-friendly by using white grape juice in place of the wine.

    Date Published: December 26, 2013
    Date Updated: December 16, 2016
  • Celebrate with sangria

    Sangria is super easy to make, and the best thing about it is that it turns a really inexpensive bottle of wine into something wonderful! Learn how to make sangria, and use whatever fruit you like best to make it your own. The recipe is called "Summertime Sangria," but it's perfect any time of year!

    Date Published: December 26, 2013
    Date Updated: December 16, 2016

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