Dips, Spreads and Glazes Recipes

Caramel Frosting

Ingredients 3 s light brown sugar, packed 2 tablespoons corn syrup 3 tablespoons butter dash of salt 3/4 cream 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions In large saucepan, combine ingredients and mix well to blend. Bring to boil; cover and cook 3 minutes. Uncover and cook to 230° on candy thermometer or until soft ball forms when […]

Knorr’S Spinach Dip

Ingredients 1 pkg. frozen chopped spinach, drained and squeezed dry 1 pkg. Knorr’s vegetable soup mix 1 small can water chestnuts, chopped 1 1/2 s sour cream 1 mayonnaise Directions Mix sour cream and mayonnaise together in bowl. Pour in soup mix, water chestnuts and spinach. Mix thoroughly and refrigerate for at least four hours. […]

Coconut Butter Cream Icing

Ingredients 2 s unsalted butter (softened) 4 to 8 tablespoons cream of coconut, to taste 1 sugar (divided) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla powder* 1/2 water 1 tablespoon pineapple juice 5 large egg whites (5 fluid ounces) 1 tablespoon lime juice (optional) 1/2 + 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar Directions In mixing bowl beat butter until smooth […]

Traditional Salsa

Ingredients 7 s diced, seeded, peeled and cored tomatoes (about 5 pounds) 6 green onions, sliced 2 jalapeno peppers, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced Directions Combine all ingredients in a large saucepot. Bring mixture to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Carefully ladle hot salsa into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Wipe rim and […]

Spicy Tomato Salsa

Ingredients 6 pounds tomatoes (about 12 large) 9 dried hot chilies, seeds removed 15 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 3 s diced red onion 6 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced 1 1/2 s chopped cilantro, packed tightly 1 tablespoon salt 3/4 teaspoon dried red chili flakes 3/4 red wine vinegar, 5% acidity Directions Peel, seed […]

Zucchini Jam

Ingredients 6 s zucchini, grated, peeled 6 s white sugar 6 tablespoons lemon juice 1 water 1 (20 oz.) can crushed pineapple, well drained 2 (3 oz.) boxes gelatin (any flavor you like) Directions Add 1 cup water to zucchini and bring to boil, cooking for 6 minutes. Add sugar, lemon juice and pineapple. Cook […]

Red Raspberry And Blueberry Freezer Jam

Ingredients 1 (1.6 oz.) freezer jam pectin 1 1/2 s sugar 2 s red raspberries, crushed 2 s blueberries, crushed 5 (8 oz.) or 2 (16 oz.) can-or-freeze jars Directions Combine freezer jam pectin and sugar in medium bowl, stirring to blend evenly. Add crushed red raspberries and crushed blueberries. Stir mixture 3 minutes. Fill […]

Vegetable Dip

Ingredients 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened 1 small onion, grated 1 pint mayonnaise dash of Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon beef bouillon, dissolved in 1/4 cup hot water Directions Beat ingredients until smooth. Serve with vegetables or chips. Erma Miller Spartansburg, PA

Killer Homemade Chip Dip

Ingredients 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese 1 tablespoon instant onion dash of garlic salt mustard to taste 4 tablespoons homemade mayonnaise Directions Mix together and serve at room temperature for potato chip dip. Can add more or less mayonnaise for desired taste and consistency. Sue Barr Dover, Ohio

Lemon-Garlic Butter Sauce For Seafood

Ingredients 1/2 clam juice 1/2 dry sherry 1/2 whole milk 1 tablespoon garlic, minced 1 tablespoon shallots, minced 1/2 bay leaf 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 tablespoon flour 3/4 lb. (3 sticks) unsalted butter 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon white pepper 1 tablespoon lemon juice Directions Reduce first six ingredients (clam juice, sherry, whole milk, […]

Fluffy Strawberry Frosting

Ingredients 2 egg whites 1/2 sugar 1/2 strawberries, hulled and sliced 2 teaspoons orange liqueur 1 tablespoon lemon juice Directions Combine all ingredients in top of double boiler and place over boiling water. Beat with electric mixer 6 to 7 minutes, or until mixture holds stiff peaks. Spread over cake. Makes enough to frost 2 […]

Rhubarb And Gelatin Jam

Ingredients 5 s rhubarb 3 s sugar (more or less, depending on how sweet you like it) 1 small pkg. strawberry, raspberry or cherry gelatin Directions Cut rhubarb in half inch slices. Stir rhubarb and sugar together. Let stand 2 to 3 hours or overnight. The rhubarb juices will be drawn from the plant to […]

Strawberry Soy Spread With Tender Biscuit Bites

Ingredients Spread: 1 (8 oz.) container soy cream cheese, softened 1/4 soy margarine, softened 1/3 strawberry preserves In mixing bowl, combine cream cheese and margarine; mix until fluffy. Stir in preserves. Chill. Biscuit Bites: 2 cups self-rising flour 1 (8 oz.) container soy sour cream 1 cup soy margarine, melted Preheat oven to 350°. In […]

Brownie Cupcakes With Peanut Butter Frosting

Ingredients Cupcakes: 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 4 pieces 1 1/4 s semisweet chocolate chips (about 8 ozs.) 3 ozs. unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1/2 brown sugar, packed 1/3 sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 all purpose flour 1/3 walnuts, toasted, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt Frosting: 1 cup powdered sugar […]

Green Goddess Dip

Ingredients 1 qt. mayonnaise 6 to 8 green onions with sturdy stems 2 or 3 drops green food coloring 5 to 6 sprigs fresh parsley 4 anchovies, chopped Directions Place all ingredients in blender and blend. Serve with fresh vegetables. If you use dried onion or parsley, you may be disappointed.

Cucumber-Yogurt Dip

Ingredients 1 lowfat plain yogurt 4 ozs. lowfat cream cheese 1/2 cucumber, seeded, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon lemon zest cucumber and sliced thin mint leaves for garnish (optional) Directions Stir yogurt and cream cheese until smooth. Add remaining ingredients; […]

Cocoa Glaze

Ingredients 3 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 full tablespoons baking cocoa 1 cup 10x confectioners sugar Directions Bring water and butter to boil. Remove from heat; add cocoa immediately. Add sugar and vanilla; stir until smooth. Pour over cake while warm.

Flake Shrimp Dip

Ingredients 1 can small shrimp 1/4 chili sauce 1 tablespoon horseradish 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt few drops of Tabasco sauce Directions Mix all together and refrigerate overnight. Serve with crackers.

Mushroom Spread

Ingredients 12 large fresh mushrooms, diced 1/2 seasoned bread crumbs 6 ozs. butter, melted 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons flour 6 ozs. sour cream 1/2 fresh parsley, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions Melt butter, add onion, garlic, parsley and mushrooms. Simmer. Sprinkle in flour and bread crumbs. Add sour cream. Simmer […]

Party Cheese Ball

Ingredients 1 cup finely chopped pecans 2 tablespoons butter 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened 1 cup sour cream 1 jar dried chipped beef, shredded 1 cup grated sharp Cheddar cheese 1 small onion, finely diced 1 small green pepper, finely diced 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, optional Directions Toast pecans […]

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