It's the perfect fall evening: You cook dinner, make cocktails with friends, and wind down by browsing some new cookbooks. Next thing you know, three or four hours have passed and you're hungry again. It's the best time to have a midnight treat before a good night's rest.
Maybe you're thirsty for something warm and drinkable, or maybe you're in the mood for a cheesy sandwich. Are you craving ice cream in November? Go for it. There isn't a formula for the perfect midnight snack (but you're probably not going to start slow cooking at such a late hour). So whip up a quick bite with these 12 recipes and celebrate the wee hours.
Chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream by Phyllis Grant
Grilled cheese egg in a hole by The Cooking of Joy
Date, apricot, and walnut loaf cake by Nicholas Day
ABC Kitchen’s butternut squash on toast by Kenzi Wilbur
Cardamom hot chocolate by Motease
Five minute, no-bake vegan granola bars by Gena Hamshaw
Perfect popcorn by Marian Bull
Soft pumpkin chocolate chip cookies by Merrill Stubbs
Hermits in the backseat by PassTheKnife
Homemade peanut butter cups by Carey Nershi
This story was originally published on Food52.com: 12 recipes to make for a midnight snack
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