Entertaining Drop-In Guests

December 17, 2012

We know, we know: holidays are a time for family and friends. Which means that family and friends, somehow, are always popping over -- and, of course, are always hungry. We've found that having a few snacks around the house -- hearty snacks, light snacks, savory snacks, sweet snacks -- is key; snacks make everyone feel welcome (and everyone well-fed). Take a free afternoon or evening to whip some of these up; they'll keep through the holidays. All recipes are from our recently-updated Food52 Holiday Recipe and Survival Guide.

Salted Pumpkin Caramels by cheese1227

Salted Pumpkin Caramels

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Nekisia Davis' Olive Oil and Maple Granola by Genius Recipes

Olive Oil and Maple Granola

Drunken Honeyed Figs with Lemon Mascarpone Whipped Cream by TheWimpyVegetarian

Drunken Honeyed Figs

Crispy Spice-Brined Pecans by AntoniaJames

Crispy Spice-Brined Pecans

Cocoa Pear Crisps by Rivka

Cocoa Pear Crisps

Fugdy Bourbon Balls by amanda

Fudgy Bourbon Balls

Mom's Flapjacks by Londonfoodieny


Alice Medrich's New Classic Coconut Macaroons by Genius Recipes

New Classic Coconut Macaroons

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The Food52 Holiday Recipe & Survival Guide

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Food52's Automagic Holiday Menu Maker
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Food52's Automagic Holiday Menu Maker

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