Holiday season in the Lowcountry means a lot of family get-togethers and a lot of food. These favorite holiday snacks stand out as some that you definitely should try this year.
Molasses Spice Cookies
Spices like ginger, cinnamon, and clove provide the essential smell of the holidays in the south. One of the classic cool weather baked goods in the Lowcountry is a spice cookie sweetened with molasses.
Grey Ghost Bakery’s version just won a national award for how delicious they are.
Oyster Roasts start around the time the temperatures start dropping. A special Lowcountry style roast involves buckets of fresh oysters, a wood fire, and some good friends.
Usually bright red or bright green, it’s often served as an appetizer with crackers and cream cheese. A festive addition to the holiday table, it’s a great combination of hot, sweet peppers.
If you’re feeling brave you can make your own jelly with some of the world’s hottest Carolina Reaper Peppers.