Winter presents you with an absolutely wonderful opportunity to use holiday and winter themes when you prepare food and drinks, whether for a cocktail party or as after-school snacks.
To some the cold and snow are to be dreaded. But to those other brave and romantic souls this is the best time of the year with the stunning snowy backdrops, breathtaking scenic views, fresh pine garlands and festive holiday trees.
And what better way to capture the special feelings of this season than with these tasty small bites to make this winter; from Pure Wow
When it comes to food, we’re definitely of the opinion that bigger is not always better. Whether we’re hosting a cocktail party or whipping up after-school snacks, we love a good tray full of finger food.
Here are 15 of our favorite recipes for winter—let the apples and pumpkin spice abound.
APPLE-CIDER DOUGHNUT HOLES
Everyone’s favorite farmers market treat, but cuter.
CHEESY POLENTA BITES WITH BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND PANCETTA
Basically all of our favorite ingredients in one bite.
MINI APPLE TARTS
All the flavor of apple pie with none of the hard work.
SALTED PUMPKIN CARAMEL CINNAMON TOAST CRUNCHIES
Warning: These little guys are addictive.
MATCHA-CRANBERRY LINZER COOKIES
We can’t get enough of this tangy-and-sweet combo.
CRISPY PARMESAN BRUSSELS SPROUTS BITES
These bake up super crispy in the oven, so there’s no need to test your frying skills.
MINI SPINACH RICOTTA CALZONES
In a word, yum.
MINI CARAMEL PECAN PIES WITH CINNAMON ROLL PIE CRUST
You might want to make a double batch.
BAKED MACARONI-AND-CHEESE BITES
What could be better than mac and cheese? Mac and cheese that you can eat with your hands, of course.
CHEESE CROSTINI WITH CRANBERRY FIG JAM
You’re going to want these on every holiday spread this year.
SWEET POTATO CROSTINI
Everything you love about sweet potato fries, but fancy (and with two different toppings).