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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.

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Mini Yogurt Cheesecakes

Silky smooth and totally satisfying.

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Apple-Cider Doughnut Holes

Everyone’s favorite farmers market treat, but cuter.

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Persimmon, Fried Sage, and Goat Cheese Pinwheels

Trot these fancy bites from Coterie member Aida Mollenkamp out at your next cocktail party. (We won’t tell anyone that they only take 15 minutes to make.)

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Cheesy Polenta Bites with Brussels Sprouts and Pancetta

Basically all of our favorite ingredients in one bite.

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Mini Apple Tarts

All the flavor of apple pie with none of the hard work.

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Salted Pumpkin Caramel Cinnamon Toast Crunchies

Warning: These little guys are addictive.

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Matcha-Cranberry Linzer Cookies

We can’t get enough of this tangy-and-sweet combo.

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Crispy Parmesan Brussels Sprouts Bites

These bake up super crispy in the oven, so there’s no need to test your frying skills.

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Mini Spinach Ricotta Calzones

In a word, yum.

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Mini Caramel Pecan Pies with Cinnamon Roll Pie Crust

You might want to make a double batch.

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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.

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Baked Apple Cups

We love to keep a package of puff pastry on hand for these darling little desserts, courtesy of Coterie member Heidi Larsen.

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Cheese Crostini with Cranberry Fig Jam

You’re going to want these on every holiday spread this year.

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Sweet Potato Crostini

Everything you love about sweet potato fries, but fancy (and with two different toppings).

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Pumpkin Bites with Maple Glaze

Half cookie, half muffin. Totally delicious.

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