The Only 3 New Years Eve Finger Foods You Will Need

New Year's Eve can be a very long night. So keeping your party guests nourished and ready for the big countdown is important to ringing in the new year. Here are 3 simple and fun New Years Eve finger foods to...

shutterstock_71219773New Year's Eve can be a very long night. So keeping your party guests nourished and ready for the big countdown is important to ringing in the new year.

Here are 3 simple and fun New Years Eve finger foods to help make your party a hit, while giving you time to mingle without the muss of continually hosting.

Bold Beef Fondue

Makes: 16 servings

  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2-1/2 pounds beef tenderloin, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2-1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, cut into 1-inch cubes

Beef fondue
Beef fondue

Horseradish Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (8 oz) sour cream
  • 3 Tbsp prepared horseradish
  • 1 Tbsp chopped onion
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

BBQ Sauce Ingredients:

  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup steak sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 6 to 9 cups peanut or canola oil

Directions:

  1. Combine soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce and garlic. Divide  between two large resealable plastic bags. Add beef to one bag; add pork to the second bag. Shake lightly coating meat; refrigerate for 4 hours.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the horseradish sauce ingredients. In a separate bowl combine tomato sauce, steak sauce and brown sugar. Cover and refrigerate.
  3. Drain meat and discard marinade. Dry meat on paper towels. Using one fondue pot for every six people, heat 2-3 cups of oil or beef broth in each pot to 375°. Cook meat in oil until it reaches desired doneness. Serve with sauces.

Feta and Onion Puff Pastries

Puff Pastry shells
Puff Pastry shells

Ingredients:

  • 30 count frozen mini phyllo shells
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 oz feta cheese

Directions:

Caramelize the onions in a skillet. In a bowl, mix the cream cheese and feta. Arrange the phyllo shells on a baking sheet, and top with a teaspoon of your cheese mixture and onions. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. You can also add or basil for decoration.

Baked Potato Skins

Ingredients:

  • 4 baking potatoes, baked
  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt to taste

Baked Potato Skins
Baked Potato Skins

Directions:

  1. Cut potatoes in half; scoop out pulp leaving 1/4-inch shell. Place on a greased baking sheet.
  2. Combine oil, Parmesan cheese, salt, garlic powder, and pepper and brush over potato skins.
  3. Bake at 475° for 7-8 minutes and flip. Bake an additional 8 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle bacon and cheddar evenly inside of skins. Bake an additional 2 minutes. Top with sour cream and onions, if desired (optional).

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