Dips, Spreads and Glazes Recipes

Jalapeno Popper Dip

Ingredients 2 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 (4 oz) can chopped green chilies, drained 2 ounces canned diced jalapeno peppers, drained and chopped 1 cup shredded Italian cheese blend Chives for garnish Directions Combine all the ingredients above, except for chives, and mix thoroughly. Place in baking dish and bake […]

Spinach Alfredo Dip

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups homemade or prepared alfredo sauce 1 cup chopped spinach 2 cloves minced garlic 1/2 cup finely shredded parmesan cheese Salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder to taste Directions Combine all the above ingredients and place in a small serving dish. Prior to serving, heat up until warmed. You could also […]

Cranberry Caramelized Onion Cheese Spread

Ingredients Cream cheese (8 oz), softened Crumbled blue cheese (4 oz), room temperature 1 cup (4 oz) finely shredded Cheddar cheese, room temperature 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 medium sweet onion, diced 1 teaspoon sugar 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup coarsely chopped […]

Artichoke and Spinach Dip

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups half and half Grated Monterey Jack cheese (8 oz) Light cream cheese (8 oz) 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg Fresh spinach (3/4 pound), stemmed and chopped Artichoke hearts (14 oz), rinsed and chopped 4 green onions, chopped Directions Bring the […]

Vegetable Dill Dip

Ingredients 1 cup sour cream 1 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon dill weed 1 teaspoon parsley flakes 1 teaspoon seasoned salt Dash garlic powder Directions Mix all ingredients together thoroughly. Ready to eat immediately, but it tastes best after setting about 1 hour to let spices mingle.

Chili Cheese Dip

Ingredients 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened 1 (15 oz) can chili 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese 1 tomato, chopped and seeded Chopped chives for garnish Directions Combine all the ingredients above except for chives and mix thoroughly. Place in baking dish and bake for 20-23 minutes until warmed and bubbly or place […]

Pineapple Salsa

Ingredients 1 (20 oz) can pineapple (or 1/2 fresh pineapple) 4 plum tomatoes 1/2 small red onion 1 (6 inch) seedless cucumber (or a deseeded regular cucumber) 1/2 cup lightly packed cilantro leaves 1 jalapeno pepper 1 lime 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Dice tomato, onion and cucumber. Cut jalapeno in half and remove the seeds […]

Caramel Apple Dip

Ingredients 16 individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped 1/4 cup water 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese 1/2 cup brown sugar Directions In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, or in the microwave, melt caramels with water, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. In a medium bowl, cream together cream cheese and sugar. Fold in caramel mixture. Serve […]

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Ingredients 2 (10 oz) cans chunk chicken, drained 2 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened 1 cup Ranch dressing 3/4 cup hot pepper sauce 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese Directions Heat chicken and hot sauce in a skillet over medium heat, until heated through. Stir in cream cheese and ranch dressing. Cook, stirring until […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese 1/2 cup confectioners? sugar 3/4 cup semisweet mini chocolate chips Directions In a small saucepan, melt the butter with the brown sugar over medium heat. Stir continuously, until the brown sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, […]

Dijon Bacon Dip

Ingredients 1 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup Dijon mustard 1/4 cup real bacon bits or crumbled cooked bacon 1 to 3 teaspoons prepared horseradish Pretzels Directions In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, mustard, bacon and horseradish. Cover and chill until serving. Serve with pretzels. This dip goes great with pretzels!

Cheese Sandwich Filling

Ingredients 2 hard-cooked eggs 1 small can pimientos 1/2 pound Kraft American Cheese 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon flour 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup vinegar Directions Grind together the 2 hard-cooked eggs, pimientos and cheese. Then add salt, sugar, flour, beaten egg, milk and vinegar and boil together until mixture […]

Holiday Spread

Ingredients 8 oz. cream cheese 1/3 cup milk 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 1 cup Granny Smith apples, chopped fine 1 cup walnuts, chopped fine 1/2 cup cranberries, chopped fine 3/4 teaspoon lemon juice Directions Soften cream cheese, whip with milk and cream. Stir in apples, walnuts, cranberries and lemon juice. Chill for several hours. […]

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 […]

Pecan-Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients 1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 (16-oz.) package powdered sugar 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted Directions Beat first 3 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating at low speed until blended. Beat at high speed until smooth; […]

Fresh Orange Curd

Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 2 cups fresh orange juice (about 4 pounds navel oranges) 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 cup butter 1 tablespoon grated orange rind Directions Combine sugar and cornstarch in a 3-quart saucepan; gradually whisk in fresh orange juice. Whisk in lightly beaten eggs. Bring to a boil (5 […]

Mummy Loaf with Dip

Ingredients 1 (1 lb.) loaf of frozen bread dough, thawed 3 pieces of string cheese 1 (16 oz.) container of sour cream 1 envelope of ranch dip mix 1 black olive Directions The bread dough should rise according to directions on package. Once dough has risen, roll out to form 12 inch oval shape with […]

Peanut Sauce

Ingredients 1/4 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 cloves garlic, minced and crushed 2 tablespoons rice vinegar Directions Combine all ingredients in saucepan over low heat (mixture will become easy to combine as peanut butter melts). Continue stirring over low heat until ingredients are combined and […]

Basic Dipping Sauce

Ingredients 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup water 2 tablespoons corn starch 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 cloves garlic, minced and crushed 2 tablespoons sugar Directions Combine all ingredients in small saucepan and simmer for 3-5 minutes, stirring, until sugar dissolves and corn starch is well mixed. Cool before serving.

Eggplant Hummus

Ingredients 1 large eggplant 1 can chickpeas, drained (garbanzo beans) 3 cloves garlic 1/4 cup lemon juice 3 tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste) Dash sea salt 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley (optional) Directions Slice eggplant in half, and roast in 400° oven for approximately 45 minutes, or until soft. Allow to […]

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