Easy hedgehog canapé skewers

Family New Year’s Eve recipes

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with these easy and delicious sharing recipes that are all kid-friendly – great for a casual family evening together.

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These herby tear-and-share bread rolls have mozzarella and sun-dried tomatoes baked into them - perfect for a picnic or for dipping into soup

1 hr and 20 mins
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Use good-quality chickpeas to give this vegan hummus a really silky feel. Dips make perfect, easy party food to serve with crudités and warm pittas

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
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Make these crowd-pleasing hedgehog canapé skewers for a party. With tomato and mozzarella, cheese and pineapple, and prawn and cucumber options, they're perfect for a family gathering

35 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Eat these family-friendly sausage rolls with a chutney or pickle. They make a great snack for a party buffet

1 hr
Easy
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Make these moreish meatball sliders with tomato sauce and melted cheese for a party or buffet. They're easy to make and the whole family will enjoy them

45 mins
Easy
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Love pizza? This fondue dip is for you, with tomato, melted cheese and pepperoni. It's great sharing food for a party. Enjoy with garlic bread or breadsticks

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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Cook this creamy, comforting stew to serve with our smashed mini jacket potatoes. This warming one-pot with chicken, peas and leeks is perfect for a special family meal

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
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Baked cheese gets even more indulgent. A layer of quince or cranberry jelly adds an extra dimension to this group-sized starter

40 mins
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Make this fruit-flavoured mocktail with grenadine and orange juice to serve as a non-alcoholic drink option at a family party. It's more fun with grape and blueberry stirrers that double as a snack

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

An easy frozen drink to satisfy your cravings for something cool. Toss the ingredients in a blender and enjoy!

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
13 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Kids will love making these sweet chewy lollipops decorated with melted chocolate and cake sprinkles

15 mins
Easy
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Children and adults will love these pork chipolatas in a sweet Asian sauce - delicious eaten warm or cold

30 mins
Easy
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Serve these smashed mini jacket potatoes with our creamy chicken stew for a crowd-pleasing dinner. The dish also works well for a family New Year's Eve feast

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This fabulous cheesy pull-apart sharing bread is perfect for the party season. No one can resist melty camembert and golden dough balls

1 hr and 25 mins
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28 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Indulge in this no-bake chocolate cheesecake after a special dinner. Whether it's for New Year's Eve or a birthday, it's sure to impress

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
46 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Combine two favourites – bolognese and stuffed pasta shells – to make the ultimate pasta bake. Serve bubbling from the oven for true comfort food

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
26 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A real treat for chocolate lovers - use 70% cocoa solids or milk chocolate depending on how chocolately you and the kids like it

10 mins
Easy
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Puff pastry is ideal for canapés. Try twisted with cream cheese and pesto then baked until crispy

35 mins
Easy
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Tired of the classic roastie? It's much easier to roast these little potatoes in their skins

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

If you like your popcorn sweet on movie night, then this recipe with a sugary glaze and a hint of warming spice won't disappoint

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake these homemade fortune cookies for New Year's Eve. While they require a bit of effort, they'll keep keen cooks in the family entertained, and the results are seriously impressive

8 hrs
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Vegetarian
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Who says party food can't be healthy? Enjoy this selection of dips – featuring beetroot, butternut squash and caramelised onion – alongside veg crudités and breadsticks

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
47 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve up these crisp vegan samosas as a tasty starter or side dish with your favourite curry. They also make great buffet food for your next party.

1 hr and 40 mins
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Both vegetarians and non-veggies will love this puff pastry parcel with Italian cheese - great as a buffet centrepiece

1 hr and 45 mins
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