When composing a festive menu, do not forget about desserts for the New Year 2022. New Years Eve desserts should please everyone – children and adults – with excellent taste and convey the festive magic of this long-awaited holiday. The list of options is really endless – sweets and ice cream, cakes and pastries, puddings and muffins, jellies and fruit salads, etc. Such delicacies, especially those that you prepared, will not only bring pleasure and create a festive mood, but also cheer you up on New Year’s Eve.
We will give you some ideas and make ahead New Years Eve dessert recipes which will help you save time and not spend hours in the kitchen on the last day of the year.
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Make Ahead New Years Eve Desserts – Red Velvet Cheesecake Bites
- 1 box red velvet cake mix, plus ingredients called for on box
- 2 (8-oz.) blocks cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 2 tbsp. heavy cream
- 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350º and line a muffin pan with cupcake liners. Prepare red velvet cake batter according to box directions. Divide batter among liners and bake 18 to 20 minutes. Let cool completely. Break 4 cupcakes into small crumbs. Save remaining cakes for another use.
In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar until light and fluffy. Add heavy cream and vanilla and beat until stiff peaks form.
Line a large baking sheet with parchment. Using a small cookie scoop, scoop cream cheese mixture into balls and place on prepared baking sheet. Transfer to the freezer to chill, 1 hour.
Roll balls in red velvet cake crumbs until fully coated, then return to prepared baking sheet. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
New Years Eve Party Desserts Ideas – Champagne Truffles
- 4 tablespoons heavy cream
- 9 ounces white chocolate chopped
- ¼ cup champagne
- 2 cups white candy melts or white chocolate for coating
Simmer 1/4 cup champagne in small saucepan until half reduced. Set aside and allow to cool.
Heat heavy cream and chopped white chocolate in a saucepan over low heat until smooth.
Stir in champagne until smooth and creamy using rubber spatula.
Pour into bowl and cover. Place in refrigerator until firm.
Scoop out 1 tablespoon balls of truffles and roll into balls. Place on wax paper.
Place tray of truffles back into the refrigerator to firm up again.
Melt candy melts or white chocolate until smooth. Dip each truffle into the candy coating and set on wax paper. Allow to cool.
Disco Truffles Recipe for Your New Year’s Eve Party
- 7 oz semi sweet chocolate, finely chopped
- 2/3 cup heavy cream
- 2 tsp light corn syrup
- 1 tbsp unsalted butter
- 19 x 13 pan brownies, baked and cooled, (cakey brownies are recommended–from a mix is fine)
- 1/4-1/2 cup chocolate frosting, prepared
- 28 oz chocolate candy coating
- Edible gold or silver dust
Place the chopped semi-sweet chocolate in a medium bowl. Pour the cream into a small saucepan and add the light corn syrup and a pinch of salt. Place the pan over medium-high heat and bring it to a simmer.
Pour the hot cream over the chopped chocolate and let it sit for one minute to soften the chocolate. Gently whisk together the chocolate and cream until melted, shiny, and smooth. Add the butter and whisk it in until combined.
Refrigerate the bowl of ganache for 1-2 hours, until it’s firm enough to roll. Roll the truffles into 32 small balls. Place the truffles on a baking sheet lined with parchment or waxed paper. Refrigerate the tray of truffles.
Crumble the brownies into a large bowl. Add 1/4 cup of chocolate frosting, and stir them together.
Scoop a spoonful of brownie mixture and press it around a chocolate truffle. Roll it between your palms, and place it back on the baking sheet. Repeat until all of the truffles are covered with a brownie layer. Refrigerate the tray the brownie truffles are firm.
Melt the chocolate candy coating in a microwave-safe bowl in 30-second intervals, until smooth. Use a fork to dip a truffle into the chocolate. Place the truffle on the prepared baking sheet, and while the chocolate is still wet, sprinkle the top with a pinch of disco dust. Repeat until all of the truffles have been dipped and decorated.
Store Disco Truffles in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.