Dips, Spreads and Glazes Recipes

Strawberry Salsa

Ingredients 1/3 cup apricot jam 3 tablespoons water 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 quart fresh strawberries, quartered and diced Directions In medium bowl whisk jam, water and cinnamon. Add strawberries; toss gently to combine. Serve salsa over pancakes, waffles, hot cereal or mix into plain yogurt.

Bacon Pecan Sandwich Spread

Ingredients 6 slices bacon 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted 1 cup sharp Chedder cheese, grated 1 teaspoon onion, grated 1/2 mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Cook bacon until crisp; drain and crumble. Combine with other ingredients. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors. Spread on pumpernickle bread. Texas Pecan Growers Association

Dill Dip

Ingredients 1 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon dill weed 1 tablespoon chives 2/3 mayonnaise 1 tablespoon parsley 1 teaspoon seasoned salt Directions Mix all ingredients well and refrigerate overnight. Serve with fresh vegetables or crackers.

Cheese Spread

Ingredients 2 1/2 ozs Port wine 1/2 tablespoon dry mustard 12 ozs. Cheddar cheese spread, softened 1 1/2 tablespoons horseradish 1 1/2 ozs. Worcestershire sauce Directions Mix all ingredients. Store in container with lid. Refrigerate. Serve on crackers using knife to spread on cheese.

Hot Broccoli Dip

Ingredients 1 large onion, chopped fine 1 small can mushrooms, drained 8 ozs. garlic and herb cheese, cut in pieces 2 cans condensed cream of mushroom soup (do not dilute) 3 (10 oz.) boxes frozen chopped broccoli, thawed 1 cup almonds, sliced 1 teaspoon Accent 1 stick butter Directions saute onions in butter until soft. […]

Apricot Cheese Ball

Ingredients 1 6 ozs. cream cheese 1 can crushed pineapple, drained 1/3 apricots, diced 1/3 golden raisins 1/3 apricot brandy 1/2 chopped pecans Directions Soak apricots in brandy 2 hours. Drain (save liquid). Mince apricots with raisins. Soften cream cheese. Add pineapple, apricots and raisins. Add brandy (enough to make creamy so it will shape […]

Pepperoni Cheese Ball

Ingredients 1 (8 oz.) soft style cream cheese 1 1/4 s Muenster cheese, shredded 2 tablespoons seasoned bread crumbs 1 (3 1/2 oz.) pkg. pepperoni, finely chopped 1 tablespoon milk 2 teaspoons paprika 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper assorted crackers or melba toast Directions In mixing bowl, stir together cream cheese, Muenster cheese, pepperoni and […]

Quick Cheese Spread

Ingredients 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese Mayonnaise black or green olives, chopped Directions Mix all ingredients together using enough mayonnaise to make mix spreadable. Serve with crackers.

Holiday Cheese Ball

Ingredients 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon green pepper, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped pimentos 1 (12 oz.) pkg. shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce chopped pecans, to roll & cover ball Directions Mix all ingredients except nuts and form into 1 large, […]

Chocolate Mint Cookies & Chocolate Mint Glaze

Ingredients 1 (10 oz.) pkg. mint chocolate morsels 1 cup flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 butter, softened 6 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg CHOCOLATE MINT GLAZE 1 cup mint chocolate morsels 1/4 vegetable shortening 3 tablespoons corn syrup 2 1/4 teaspoons water Directions In […]

Spicy Cranberry Salsa

Ingredients 6 cups chopped red onion 4 large Serrano peppers*, finely chopped 1 1/2 s water 1 1/2 s cider vinegar (5%) 1 tablespoon canning salt 1 1/3 s sugar 6 tablespoons clover honey 12 cups (2-3/4 pounds) fresh whole cranberries, rinsed Directions *Caution: Wear plastic or rubber gloves when handling and cutting hot peppers […]

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