Mini Broccoli & Ham Cups

Tweet This recipe from Kraft (original here) replaces the typical crust of a biscuit or roll with a ham cup (see the photo). Mini Broccoli & Ham Cups is the twenty-fourth of my 25 Appetizers of Christmas. Ingredients 1 pkg (10 oz) frozen chopped broccoli, thawed, well drained ¼ cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes ½ cup […]

Mom’s Cheese Ball

Tweet Every Christmas, for as long as I can remember, Mama has made these cheese balls. I’m not sure when the tradition started, but I know it cannot be Christmas until these are made and chilling in the refrigerator. So today, in honor of my Mom’s birthday, here is her recipe for Cheese Ball, the […]

Sausage and Cheese Crescent Squares

Tweet These appetizers from Pillsbury (original here) look wonderful in the picture (from the Pillsbury site). Better yet, they seem to be quite easy to make. It’s another recipe I’m eager to try out. Sausage and Cheese Crescent Squares are the eleventh of my 25 Appetizers of Christmas. Ingredients 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® […]

Sausage Dip

Tweet Here’s a simple dip recipe from the site (original here) that everyone will scoop up. It can be easily modified to change the spiciness. Sausage Dip is the tenth of my 25 Appetizers of Christmas. Ingredients 1 package sausage 1 can Rotel tomatoes 1 package cream cheese Tortilla chips Directions Preheat oven to […]

Chicken Cheese Ball

Tweet This recipe is from Mom’s personal collection. Its origin is lost to the mysteries of time. Chicken Cheese Ball is the first of my 25 Appetizers of Christmas. Ingredients 2 – 8 oz. pkgs cream cheese, softened ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 – 10 oz. can chicken breast, drained 1 pkg. dry Itallian dressing mix […]

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Tweet From the October 2009 Real Simple (original online), these tasty cupcakes start with a cake mix, but folks will never know they’re not made from scratch! Ingredients 1 18.5-ounce box yellow cake mix (plus the ingredients called for in the package directions) 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 15-ounce can pumpkin puree 2 8-ounce […]