New Year’s Eve is not my favorite of holidays so I turn it into fun family night. We play games, put on a family play watch movies and cook a family dinner. Check out some of our favorite New Year’s Eve dinner recipes and a few additions after the jump…
Edible Party Horns 1 of 15A great craft to keep kids entertained while waiting to bang on pots and pans.
Learn how to make edible party horns at Cooking With My Kid
New Years Resolution Cookies 2 of 15Maybe I can sneak some in like I will make my bed every single day.
Learn how to make resolution cookies at Cooking With My Kid
Sweet 2012 Pretzels 3 of 15What a crave worthy idea. The only thing kids love more than pretzels is fun shaped food. Double check.
Learn how to make sweet 2012 pretzels at Cooking With My Kid
Pomegranate Lime Bubble 4 of 15I will definitely be serving this to my kids and making one with Champagne for myself.
Learn how to make pomegranate lime bubbly at Cooking With My Kid
Times Square Ball 5 of 15This is the coolest food styling and my kids are going to freak out when I tell them we get to make the times square ball!
Learn how to make a Times Square ball at Family Fun
A Light Dessert 6 of 15This candle is perfect for my two year old who just wants to touch the fire. Now he can eat the fire!
Learn how to make a light dessert from Family Fun
Black Eyed Pea Parfait 7 of 15A beautiful twist on hoppin' John, the Southern dish served on NYE to bring good luck.
Learn how to make black eyed pea parfait at Family Fun
Bubbly Jello Parfait 8 of 15Kids will feel extra special with a pretty champagne glass filled with the bubbly.
Learn how to make bubbly jello parfait Family Fun
First Meal Flapjack 9 of 15What a great way to wake up on the new year (just swap out the 08 for a 12). Tip for creative pancakes: Pour the batter into a mustard/ketchup dispenser and cut the tip for a bigger opening.
Learn how to make first meal flapjacks at Family Fun
Clock Cookies 10 of 15You could decorate one for each hour before the New Year, then a big one for midnight.
Learn how to make clock cookies at Family Fun
One Bite Pepperoni Pizza Puffs 11 of 15I can see myself eating 20 bites of these. Sorry kids! Momma likes her pizza bites.
Learn how to make one bite pepperoni puffs
Parmesan Pigs In A Blanket 12 of 15Add a little Parmesan for a modern and tasty twist on the ol' pigs in a blanket.
Learn how to make Parmesan pigs in a blanket
Sparkling POMosa 13 of 15How cool is this, a recipe for a mocktail with a cocktail version for the grown-ups!
Learn how to mix a sparkling POMosa
Sweet Potato Bites 3 Ways 14 of 15My favorite is the salt and pepper while the kids devour the marshmallow and brown sugar with cinnamon.
Learn how to make sweet potato bites 3 ways
Cranberry Thyme Sparkler 15 of 15Another cocktail/mocktail combo and this one seems a bit sophisticated with the thyme sprig. Yum!
Learn how to mix a cranberry thyme sparkler
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