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11 Sweet and Savory Midnight Snacks

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We hear talk sometimes of midnight cravings. Of mysterious, bleary-eyed feasts with a bottle of milk in one hand and a chocolate bar in the other. This never happens to us.

You will not find us foraging for snacks in the wee hours of the night. And we had nothing to do with the cake that disappeared while you were sleeping. But if, say, we were to wander into our kitchen after dark, we would want something that whips up in ten minutes flat. Something rich and quick and good for the soul. Hypothetically speaking, of course.

For those late-night munchies, we rounded up our essential snacks, both sweet and savory, creamy and crisp. Some of them are innocent indulgences; others are decidedly wicked -- but all of them will hold you over until morning. Here’s to you, fellow night owls. Your secret is safe with us. 

Trail Mix by Merrill Stubbs 


White Bean Dip with Fresh Herbs by Gena Hamshaw


Tipsy Maple Corn by thirschfield


Peanut Butter Cookies by Merrill Stubbs


"Morrocan Guacamole" Toasts with Fried Egg by creamtea


Grilled Chocolate Sandwiches by Alice Medrich


The Kitchn's One-Ingredient Ice Cream by Genius Recipes


Anchovy Onion Butter by cookingwithleftovers


Ooey Gooey Toasted Cheese by savorthis


Hervé This' Chocolate Mousse by Genius Recipes


Perfect Hot Chocolate by SavvyJulie


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