Appetizers and Beverages Recipes

Cheesy Pecan Roll

Ingredients 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened 2 teaspoons steak sauce 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 3/4 cup finely chopped cooked chicken 2 tablespoons finely chopped celery 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion 1/2 cup ground pecans Crackers Directions In a bowl, combine cream cheese, steak sauce, salt and garlic powder until smooth. […]

Pickled Eggs

Ingredients 2 cups white vinegar 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons mixed pickling spices 2 teaspoons curry powder 1 teaspoon salt 12 hard-cooked eggs, peeled Directions In a medium saucepan, combine the first six ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Place […]

Scotch Eggs

Ingredients 1 pound bulk pork sausage Salt and pepper to taste 6 hard-cooked eggs 1 egg, lightly beaten 3/4 cup crushed cornflakes Directions Divide the sausage into six portions; flatten and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Shape each portion around a peeled hard-cooked egg. Roll in beaten egg, then in cornflake crumbs. Place on a […]

Eggs-tremely Good Egg Dip

Ingredients 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon onion juice 2 teaspoons prepared Dijon mustard 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 teaspoon liquid hot sauce 6 hard cooked eggs 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt 1 (4 oz) jar whipped pimento cream cheese Dash of white pepper Directions In a food processor or blender, combine juices, mustard, mayonnaise and […]

Fiesta Party Puffs

Ingredients Dough: 1 cup water 1/2 cup butter (no substitutes) 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 eggs Filling: 6 eggs, hard-cooked and chopped fine 1 cup black bean and white corn salsa (or salsa of your choice) 1/4 cup sour cream 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese 6 green onions, diced 1/4 teaspoon fresh […]

Bacon and Cheddar Deviled Eggs

Ingredients 14 hard-cooked eggs 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream 1 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/3 cup crumbled cooked bacon 1/4 cup finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (1 oz) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives or green onion tops Directions Cut eggs lengthwise in half. Remove yolks […]

Italian Pinwheels

Ingredients 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury Crescent Recipe creations 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese 6 slices salami, diced 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 egg white, beaten Directions Heat oven to 350°. Unroll crescent dough sheet onto large cutting board. Sprinkle the dough with the mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, salami and herbs. Starting […]

Spinach Roll-Ups

Ingredients 2 (10 oz) packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 1 (1 oz) package ranch dressing mix 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup bacon bits 3 tablespoons chopped onions 10 (12 inch) flour tortillas Directions In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine spinach, ranch mix, mayonnaise, sour cream, bacon bits and onion. […]

Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites

Ingredients 1 pound bacon 1 can chunked pineapple (large chunks) 1/2 cup brown sugar Directions Set your oven to 375º. Cut the pound of bacon in half. Put the brown sugar in a shallow bowl. Take a half a slice of bacon and dredge it through the brown sugar. Put a chunk of pineapple on […]

Grandma?s Meatballs

Ingredients 2 1/2 pounds ground chuck 1 1/2 cups oatmeal 2 onions, finely minced 1 stalk celery, finely minced 1 carrot, grated 3 large eggs 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 1 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cups ketchup Directions Preheat oven to 300°. Mix beef, oatmeal, onion, celery, carrot, […]

Pizza Bites

Ingredients 1/2 batch pizza dough (enough for 1 pizza) Mozzarella cheese (4 oz), cubed Sliced pepperoni (about 20-24 pieces) Topping: Olive oil Italian seasoning Grated Parmesan cheese Directions Preheat the oven to 400º. Lightly grease a 9-inch pie plate or cake pan. Divide the pizza dough into 20-24 roughly equal sized pieces. Take one of […]

Buffalo Wild Wing Stuffed Potato Skins

Ingredients 6 small to medium russet potatoes 2 tablespoons butter, softened Sea salt 3 tablespoons butter, melted Cream cheese (4 oz), softened 1/4 cup bottled ranch dressing 3 tablespoons bottled hot pepper sauce 1 cup cooked chicken, shredded Shredded Cheddar cheese Cayenne pepper, ground Garnish: Celery sticks with blue cheese or ranch dressing Directions Scrub […]

Jalapeno Poppers

Ingredients 12 fresh jalapenos 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese 1 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese 1 teaspoon hot sauce 3 large eggs 1 cup plain, fine-dry bread crumbs 2 teaspoons dried oregano 4 cups vegetable oil Directions Cut a lengthwise slit from stem to bottom of each chile. Make a crosswise incision at stem end, […]

Fruity Peanut Butter Pitas

Ingredients 1/4 cup peanut butter 1/8 teaspoon each ground allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg 1 whole wheat pita bread, cut in half 1/2 medium apple, thinly sliced 1/2 medium firm banana, sliced Directions In a small bowl, blend the peanut butter, allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg. Spread inside pita bread halves; fill with apple and banana slices.

Bubbly Apple Soda

Ingredients 1 (12 oz) can, unsweetened frozen apple juice, thawed 3 juice cans of carbonated soda (7UP works best) Large pitcher Directions Use the empty juice can to measure out the soda. Pour the apple juice and soda together in a large pitcher. Stir and enjoy. Make your own soda with this quick and easy […]

Hot Chocolate Mix

Ingredients 1 pound powdered sugar 2 pounds Nestles Quick 6 ounces Coffee Mate 8 quarts powdered milk Directions Mix all together. Put 1/3 cup milk in mug and fill with boiling water. Handy for a cold winter day.

Chocolate Mousse Three Ways

Ingredients 8 oz. semisweet Bakers® chocolate, chopped 2 (8-oz.) containers whipped topping Basic Chocolate Mousse: 1/2 cup of toasted coconut, slivered nuts, or crushed candy Malted Chocolate Mousse: 1/3 cup malted milk powder 1/2 cup Whoppers candies, crushed Chocolate Amaretto Mousse: 3 tablespoons amaretto liquor Directions Place chocolate in a large microwaveable bowl. Melt in […]

Chocolate Chunks with Pistachios and Cherries

Ingredients 12 ounces bittersweet Baker?s chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup whole milk 3 tablespoons of unsalted butter 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup shelled pistachios 1 cup dried tart cherries Directions In large microwaveable bowl, combine chocolate, milk, butter, and salt. Place bowl in microwave and heat on high for 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds. Remove […]

The Best Cheeseball

Ingredients 2 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 1/4 cup shredded pepperjack cheese 1/2 green bell pepper, minced 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt Directions In medium bowl combine cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, green bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, Worcestershire […]

Pita Chips

Ingredients 12 pita bread pockets 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried chervil Directions Preheat oven to 400°. Cut each pita bread into 8 triangles. Place triangles on lined cookie sheet. In small bowl, combine oil, pepper, salt, basil and chervil. Brush […]

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