5 Enticing Midnight Snacks
Check out these five treats that are sure to satisfy when the midnight chime strikes.
Easy Chocolate-Mint Ice-cream Sandwiches
There are those who politely tackle their ice cream cravings with a bowl and spoon, and then there are those who take it to a whole new level. These homemade ice cream sandwiches are chewy, crunchy, creamy, and full of minty flavor. Only passionate ice cream lovers need apply!
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr, Jan Gautro, Leigh Ann Ross
Hummus is a great midnight snack because it's big on flavor and low on calories. For this homemade version, simply puree chickpeas with garlic and tahini, add fresh lemon juice for a splash of citrus flavor, and finish with olive oil for that familiar creamy texture. Settle in on the couch with some pretzels and pita chips, then call it a night.
Recipe: Traditional Hummus
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Rose Nguyen
All-Time Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies
If the clock strikes midnight and your sweet tooth starts to ache, a couple of these chocolate chip cookies will do the trick. Soft and chewy with just a little crunch, these cookies are filled with chocolate morsels and taste even better with a tall glass of milk. For variety, try one of our suggested Flavor Cravings substitutions, such as Chocolate Chip-Pretzel Cookies or Almond-Toffee Cookies.
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