Archive for the ‘Snacks/Appetizers’ Category

Peanut Butter Apple Dip

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup milk 3 to 4 apples, cut into wedges|In a mixing bowl, combine teh first four ingredients; mix well. Serve with apples. Store in refrigerator. Yield: 2-2/3 cups.

Creamy Fruit Dip

1 pkg (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 3 tablespoons orange juice concentrate 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme Fresh whole strawberries Sliced kiwifruit|In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and concentrate until smooth. Fold in marshmallow creme. Serve with fruit. Store in refrigerator. Yield: 2 cups.

Ranch Pretzels

1 pkg (20 ounces) large thick pretzels 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1-1/2 teaspoons dill weed 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder|Break pretzels into bite-size pieces and place in a large bowl. Combine remaining ingredients; pour over pretzels. Stir to coat. Pour into an ungreased 15in x 10in x 1in baking pan. […]

Southwestern Cheese Dip

1 pound plain or Mexican flavored process American cheese, cubed 1 jar (8 ounces) process cheese spread 1 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 bunch green onions with tops, sliced 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies Raw vegetables or tortilla chips|Place cheeses in a 1-1/2 qt microwave-safe bowl. Top with bacon, onions and […]

Apple Cinnamon Popcorn

1 bag 94% fat-free butter or natural flavor microwave popcorn — popped (12 cups) 1 cup Apple-Cinnamon Cheerios? 1/2 cup dried apple pieces 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon |Toss all ingredients in large bowl. Store loosely covered. 6 servings (about 2 cups each)

Caramel Corn

2 c Light brown sugar 1/2 c Light corn syrup 1/2 lb Butter 1/4 t Cream of tartar 1 t Salt 1 t Baking soda 6 qt OR popcorn (2 batches) |In 2 1/2 qt saucepan combine brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, cream of tartar, and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring, over med high […]

Lobster Pate

8 Oz Cream cheese, softened 1/4 C Dry white wine 1/2 Ts Onion salt 1/2 Ts Seasoned salt 1/8 Ts Dill weed 1 1/2 C Lobster meat, finely chopped| Beat cheese and wine until smooth and creamy. Blend in salts and dill; add lobster. cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight to mellow. Serve with […]

Dill Dip

2/3 cup mayonnaise 2/3 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon green onions 1 tablespoon parsley 1 teaspoon dill weed 1 teaspoon beau mond |Combine ingredients well. Best served in a hollowed out round of pumpernickle, with the middle torn into bits for dipping

Maryland Crab Cakes

6 sl White bread 3/4 c Olive oil 3 Eggs–seperated 1/4 ts Dry mustard 1/2 ts Salt 2 ts Worcestershire Sauce 1 1/2 lb Crab meat Paprika 3 tb Butter|Trim crusts from bread and lay slices on a shallow platter. Pour oil over them and let stand until bread is thoroughly saturated. Use forks to […]

Layered Shrimp Appetizer

2 1/2 C Water 3/4 Lb Unpeeled medium-size fresh – shrimp 1 Pk Cream cheese, softened (8oz) 1/2 C Sour cream 1/4 Ts Onion salt 1 D Ground red pepper 1/4 C Plus 2-tb. chili sauce 1 1/2 Ts Worcestershire sauce 3/4 Ts Lemon juice 1/2 Ts Prepared horseradish|Bring water to a boil; add shrimp, […]