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June 14, 2011 by Becky Becky

Q We go out of town with friends throughout the summer. Each of us brings snacks to share while at the pool or just hanging out. What would you recommend for appetizers and snacks that can withstand the heat and don't need to be cooked on the spot?

- Linda


You're smart to prepare ahead so you can relax yet satisfy your every snacking whim! Plan for something sweet, something savory, or something more substantial, depending on your mood or the time of day.

Right after lunch, a buttery crisp cookie like these Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Rounds is just what you need as you set up a game of cards on the screened porch. In the afternoon, satisfy pre-dinner munchies with a handful of crunchy Sweet & Savory Snack Mix. Or assemble these cool and refreshing Tomato & Avocado Tostadas with Cilantro Cream — make the toppings ahead and pack them along in a small cooler. Then, simply pop out a tray and top your tostada chips right there on the sandy beach.

Enjoy your summer!

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