Last-Minute Cocktails and Appetizers for New Year's Eve

Broiled Stuffed Oysters

Broiled Stuffed Oysters

Grated gruyere can be substituted for garlic in this dish.Jorg Brockmann

Whip up the ideal spread of New Year's Eve cocktails and nibbles with our guide: 12 perfect hors d'oeuvres and 5 perfect drinks to add a swank element to your evening. From the retro-perfect (hot onion souffle, an oh-so-60's rumaki) to the of-the-moment (a nutmeg-spiked Cayo Romano cocktail, pickles stuffed with pimento cheese), you'll set a perfectly celebratory mood as the countdown to midnight begins.