Crave-Worthy Late Night Snack Recipes

Crave-Worthy Late Night Snack Recipes
One Sweet Mess

It's 1 am, you're on the couch watching a late-night Sex and the City re-run marathon, and you're hungry. Sure, you should just eat a banana and hit the hay, but let's be honest, that's not going to happen. You need something salty, something, sweet, something satisfying. If you're up for getting a little creative in the kitchen in the wee hours of the night, here are a few late night snack recipes you won't regret having in your culinary arsenal.

1. Bacon, Basil & Gruyere Quesadilla

Find recipe: The Emerald Owl

A cheesy quesadilla is elevated by fresh basil and creamy gruyere cheese.

2. DIY Ice Cream Sandwich

Find recipe: The Odyssey

If you have cookies and ice cream in your house, you can basically throw this mouth-watering treat together in seconds.

3. Chocolate Drizzle Popcorn

Find recipe: Ezra Poundcake

Add olive oil, sea salt, and dark chocolate drizzle to your favorite crunchy snack for a late night treat that isn't too high in calories!

4. Jalepeno Popper Grilled Cheese

Find recipe: Food Porn

Combine 2 of your greasy faves and make the most ooey-gooey perfect sandwich in the universe!

5. Strawberries & Graham Crackers

Find recipe: Kelly Toups

This fruit and cookie concoction is savory, sweet, and not too bad for you either!

6. Corn Bread Coated, Pulled Pork, Mac and Cheese Wedges

Find recipe: Serious Eats

Sorry if you had any notions about losing weight, but these insanely decadent snacks are SOOO worth it!

7. Extra Crispy Double Fried Confit Buffalo Wings

Find recipe: Serious Eats

The key is in the double frying!

8. Hippie Crispy Treats

Find recipe: Food 52

Like regular rice crispy treats, but more far out man!

9. Bacon and Shrimp Fried Rice

Find recipe: Saveur

Get a little Asian inspiration with this smokey fusion dish.

10. Vegan Chocolate Pudding with Raspberry Swirl

Find recipe: One Sweet Mess

Yes you can still have a late night snack splurge even if you're vegan and gluten free!