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June 22, 2008 8:08 PM   Subscribe

What are some creative black and white, bite sized snacks?

We're making a snack bar as our favor, and we're trying to come up with a variety of black, white, or black and white snacks, and I have about three things I can think of.

Here's what I've got:
Mini oreos
junior mints
yogurt covered pretzels
those blackberry gummy things
pistachios possibly

But that's where I get stuck. What are some neat snacks, sweet or savory, that I'm not thinking of? I'd like them to be mini sized, if possible, so they can easily fit into a Chinese take-out box. And they should be available in bulk obviously.
posted by santojulieta to Food & Drink (15 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
 
Why, cream cheese penguins, of course.
posted by Ostara at 8:15 PM on June 22, 2008 [5 favorites]


how about marshmallows and black licorice, either mini marshmallows with little black nibs or something, or melt the marshmallows over top. Actually, come to think of it, this actually sounds strangely delicious, and now I want some! (but can't have them due to the late hour.. *sigh*)
posted by Planet F at 8:15 PM on June 22, 2008


White, bite-sized meringues, yogurt covered raisins, liquorice allsorts (both black and white)
posted by Jemstar at 8:18 PM on June 22, 2008


Nonpareils! (I believe you can find mini versions.)
posted by infinityjinx at 8:20 PM on June 22, 2008


Flatbreads with caviar! White Melba toasts with Marmite! Crème frâiche with blackberries!
posted by mindsound at 8:22 PM on June 22, 2008


Mini black and white cookies.

GIS gives this at epicurious, but I buy mine from the bakery in town.
posted by devbrain at 8:23 PM on June 22, 2008


Sushi is often made with black nori and white rice, isn't it? Not quite mini-sized, but maybe you could make your own smaller-than-usual rolls.
posted by homelystar at 8:25 PM on June 22, 2008


You can custom order M&M candies in black and white, and add your own logo or photo on each candy too.

Jelly Belly jelly beans come in black (licorice) and white (coconut) and can be bulk ordered by single flavors.
posted by jamaro at 8:32 PM on June 22, 2008


Tuxedo Strawberries?

My cousin had these at his wedding reception. They were a huge hit.
posted by Kimothy at 8:34 PM on June 22, 2008


1) Microwave popcorn.
2) Melt dark chocolate.
3) Drizzle dark dark chocolate over popcorn.

This is light, super easy, sweet and salty, and rates high on my personal nom-nom scale.

Also, Haribo has some black-gummy-with-white-creme side things, but I don't recall offhand what shape they are.
posted by whatzit at 8:44 PM on June 22, 2008


Allsorts! (well, the black and white ones)
posted by Artw at 8:56 PM on June 22, 2008 [1 favorite]


If you're looking for savory things, keep in mind that sesame seeds come in white and black varieties (check any Asian grocery), and they taste very similar. The black ones especially are very striking.
posted by rossination at 10:22 PM on June 22, 2008


Chocolate mini muffins with cream cheese filling. Vanilla wafers dipped in chocolate - actually, you could just melt one pot of white chocolate and another pot of dark chocolate and go to town dipping whatever you want.
posted by casarkos at 10:57 PM on June 22, 2008


Black olives with chunks of swiss or some other light cheese, pinned together with toothpicks.
posted by gt2 at 11:01 PM on June 22, 2008


neenish tarts
lamingtons

Both technically brown and white, but still delicious.
posted by kjs4 at 2:21 AM on June 23, 2008


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