Archive for the ‘Appetizer & Snack Recipes’ Category


Fig And Gorgonzola Tarts

These fig and gorgonzola tarts are a huge hit whenever I take them to parties. They always seem to be the first appetizer to disappear. Ingredients: 1 7oz. bag of dried figs 1 8oz. package of cream cheese 4oz. crumbled gorgonzola cheese 60 phyllo shells Directions: Preheat your oven to 350ยบ F. Put the dried […]

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Chipotle Pepper Deviled Eggs

Spicy Deviled Eggs Ingredients: 12 hard boiled eggs 1/2 C of mayonnaise 1/2 C of green chiles, chopped very fine 1-2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce 1/2 t of garlic salt 6 teaspoons of salsa Directions: Cut the eggs in half, remove the yolks to a mixing bowl and place the whites on a serving […]

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Baked Brie En Croute

Baked Brie Recipe Ingredients: 1 puff pastry sheet, thawed. 1 8 ounce Brie cheese round. 4 Tbsp preserves. I like apricot or raspberry. Directions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Carefully unfold the puff pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface. Spread 2 Tbsp of the preserve over the center of the puff pastry, […]

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Tomato Bruschetta

Ingredients 1 loaf Italian bread, halved lengthwise, and cut crosswise, diagonally into 1 inch slices. 1 garlic clove, minced 2 Tbsp. olive oil 2 large tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil Directions Toast the bread under the broiler until lightly browned. Combine the garlic and […]

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Stuffed Jalapenos

Ingredients 1/2 cup soft cream cheese 6 sun dried tomatoes, chopped 6 jalapeno peppers 12 strips of bacon Directions Preheat your broiler, and lightly grease a sheet pan or broiler pan. In a small mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese and the sun dried tomato. Cut the stem off of each of the jalapenos, and […]

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Spiced Nuts

Ingredients 2 cups mixed nuts 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1 or 2 drops hot sauce (optional, or use more for spicier nuts) Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, mix together all of the ingredients except the nuts. Add the […]

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Shrimp Cocktail Snack

Ingredients 1 8oz. block of cream cheese 1 can baby shrimp 1 jar cocktail sauce crackers Directions Unwrap the cream cheese, and place it on a serving plate. Pour the cocktail sauce over the cream cheese, covering it completely. Sprinkle the shrimp over the sauce and the cream cheese. Serve with a knife for spreading, […]

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Roasted Garlic & Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Ingredients 1 head roasted garlic 4 ounces goat cheese 1 baguette 2 tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped 8 basil leaves, torn into small pieces Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Place the roasted garlic into a small mixing bowl. In the same bowl, add the goat cheese, and mash into a smooth spreadable paste. […]

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Not Your Average Caso

Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 32 oz box velveeta, cut into squares 1 8 oz cream cheese, cut into squares 1 can original rotel 1 can extra hot rotel Directions Brown beef in large saucepan, drain well. Add can of original rotel to meat. Add velveeta, cream cheese and extra hot rotel. Cook over […]

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Fast And Easy Chicken Snack

Ingredients 2 8oz blocks of Philadelphia Cream Cheese 1 small can of canned chicken (white meat) a small or medium onion minced fine garlic salt to taste Directions Soften the Cream cheese. Drain the chicken and flake. Mix cream cheese, minced onion together, adding garlic salt to taste. Put in refrigerator for an hour to […]

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