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Easy Holiday Appetizer

I saw this recipe on my Wheat Thins box and I'm going to add it to our menu for Christmas Eve.  I love broccoli!  This sounded delicious and most importantly-easy!

Zesty Hot Holiday Broccoli Dip

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Prep Time:
10 min
Total Time:
40 min
Makes:
about 3 cups dip or 25 servings, about 2 Tbsp. dip and 16 crackers each
 
 
1 cup MIRACLE WHIP Light Dressing
1 pkg.  (10 oz.) frozen chopped broccoli, thawed, well drained
1 jar (2 oz.) diced pimientos, drained
1/2 cup  KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, divided
  WHEAT THINS Reduced Fat Baked Snack Crackers

HEAT oven to 350°F. Combine first 4 ingredients and 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese.

SPREAD into 1-qt. baking dish or 9-inch pie plate.

BAKE 20 to 25 min. or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese; bake 5 min. or until cheese is melted. Serve with crackers.

(photo from kraftfoods.com)


Rotel Dip

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1 lb of Velveeta cheese, cubed
1 can of Rotel tomatoes and green chilis, undrained
1 lb of sausage, cooked in skillet

Cook sausage then combine with cheese and tomatoes into a covered pot on the stove or a slow cooker. Cook on low. Stir ocassionaly until melted. Serve with tortilla chips.


Football Helmet Jello Jigglers

These would be great for kids to do at a football party. Or you could add Vodka for the adults.
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 2 hours 10 minutes (including refrigerating)
Servings: 10, 1 JIGGLER each
2 cups boiling water (Do not add cold water.)
3 packages (4-serving size each) JELL-O Brand Gelatin, any flavor
1. STIR boiling water into dry gelatin mix in large bowl at least 3 minutes until completely dissolved. Pour into lightly sprayed football molds.
2. REFRIGERATE at least 2 hours or until firm. Gently remove jigglers by inverting mold. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.

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Spinach Cheese Ball

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A twist on the traditional spinach dip!

1 10 oz pkg frozen spinach, thawed and drained
2 8 oz pkgs of cream cheese softened
1 4 oz can water chestnuts, drained and chopped
1 4 oz pkg dry vegetable soup mix
2 tablespoons mayo
1 cup finely shredded cheese
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

In a large bowl mix together the spinach, cream cheese, water chestnuts, vegetable soup mix, mayo and cheddar cheese until well blended. Form into a ball and roll in chopped walnuts. If too soft to form, refrigerate for about 30 minutes. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight to blend the flavors. Serve with favorite crackers.

***For a football party shape into a football and top with thinly sliced red bell pepper strips for the laces!


Buffalo Chicken Dip

Everyone who tries this loves it!


2 10 oz. cans of chunk chicken drained
2 8 oz. packages of cream cheese softened
1 small bottle of Ranch dressing
1/2 to 3/4 cup of pepper sauce such as Frank's Red Hot
1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese

Mix chicken, cream cheese, Ranch dressing, about 1/2 cup of shredded cheese and hot sauce together. Spread in a 8 X 8 casserole dish. Top with the remaining shredded cheese. Bake uncovered at 400 degrees, for 15-20 minutes. Serve with Fritos and celery sticks.


Jo’s “Fried” Chicken

1 pound of chicken breasts
1 cup of Italian bread crumbs
1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese
Salt
Pepper
Garlic
Olive Oil

Pound chicken breasts until thin, or if you are lucky you can buy cutlets that are already the desired thickness. Mix the bread crumbs with the cheese and spices. Heat a small amount of Olive Oil in a skillet. Rinse chicken and dip into bread crumb mixture. Cook until brown on both sides. Goes great with pasta.


Chicken in a Biscuit

This is from a fellow hostess, Thanks Jess!!

1 8oz pack of cream chez
1 pack of dry ranch mix
1 big can of chicken in a can
1 10 count can of biscuts ( flaky, pull apart)


pull apart the biscuts layer by layer and place each layer in a mini muffin pan and then mix together other ingred. and stuff inside bis.cook in oven for 7 to 8 min. on 350.

they make a really good starter and this will make about 50
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