Sweets for New Year’s Eve

Nadia G.'s Tiramisu Cupcakes Recipe

Nadia's cupcakes keep the party going: All. Night. Long.

From peppermint meltaways to chocolate gelt, from tiramisu cupcakes (pictured above) to decadently rich cheesecake, we at Cooking Channel can’t get enough holiday sweets. And what better way to cap off 2011 than with a decadent dessert (or three) at your New Year’s Eve party?

Remember, your diet doesn’t start until 2012:

Sugar/Caffeine Combo
Keep the party going all night long with Giada’s Espresso Brownies recipe.

Giada's Espresso Brownie Recipe

Coffee, caramel, buzz, buzz, buzz!

Cake with a Boozy Kick
Check out these dangerously decadent Chocolate Stout Cupcakes. Have your cake and drink it, too?

Chocolate Stout Cupcake Recipe

Wondering how to improve upon the perfect chocolate cupcake? Just add alcohol.

Cream Puffs Go Glam
These irresistible Chocolate Cream Puffs take elegant to a whole new level.

Chocolate Cream Puffs Recipe

No one can refuse these sophisticated puffs of pastry.

Chocolate Cravings
Warm up your guests with a Hot Spiced Mexican Hot Chocolate. Make an adult version and slip in a little booze.

Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

Take a trip to the Tropics. In a mug.

Chocolate + Cookies
Your guests won’t be able to resist Lorainne Pascale’s Cookies and Cream Fudge Brownies. That’s right — brownies topped with Oreos.

Lorraine Pascale's Cookies and Cream Fudge Brownie Recipe

These rich, fudgy brownies are the perfect chocolate bite.

 Sweet & Salty
Munch the night away on our recipe for Sweet and Sesame Kettle Corn.

Sweet and Sesame Kettle Corn Recipe

Your friends won't be able to resist a bowl of this sweet-and-salty treat.

Go Go Glitter
Chocolate and caramel covered in “edible gold and glitter” practically screams New Year’s Eve in Zac Young’s 100 GrandBars.

100 Grand Bars Recipe

Chocolate, caramel, and edible gold? That's our kind of New Year.

Check out more New Year’s Eve ideas from Cooking Channel:
Holiday Entertaining Ideas
New Year’s Party Food
More Stunning Holiday Dessert Recipes