Archive for the 'Snacks' Category

Green Olive Cheese Ball

Green Olive Cheese B...

Green Olive Cheese Ball My son-in-law loves chopped green olives mixed with cream cheese and then spread on crackers. His grandmother used to make that when he was little so I think it conjures up many good memories for him. He wanted me to make Rotel dip for our tailgating venture...
Zesty Ranch Pretzels

Zesty Ranch Pretzels...

Gift Bags of Zesty Ranch Pretzels This is one of those snacks that is addicting. Once you eat one you have trouble stopping and they’re incredibly easy to make! I have my sister-in-law Meg to thank for this recipe. She brought these to one of our Thanksgiving or Christmas gatherings...
Easy Caramel Apple Dip

Easy Caramel Apple D...

Caramel Apple Dip Caramel and apples . . . the perfect combination! Add a layer of cream cheese and crushed Heath toffee bars and apple slices and ginger snaps for dipping and you have heaven!!! We have my sister-in-law, Connie, to thank for this fabulously easy recipe. I made this...
Grandma's Snack Mix

Grandma's Snack...

Snack Mix I got the idea for this snack mix from the Hungry Girl 200 for 200 Cookbook. We were going to Iowa to take care of our three grandsons while our daughter and her husband went out of town for the weekend so I thought I’d make a snack mix for the kids. My oldest grandson...
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Pumpkin Seed...

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Roasted pumpkin seeds have been a tradition in our family for a long, long time. Even though my kids are grown and gone, I still buy a pumpkin a Halloween just so I can make these. It’s really simple. Directions Just scoop the seeds from the pumpkin and...
Roasted Spicy Maple Herbed Nuts

Roasted Spicy Maple ...

Ready to eat! My husband was given this recipe by a woman who owned a walnut farm when he was in California on business. I made these for a party we went to to watch the Ohio State-USC football game. Go Bucks! They have a sweet, savory, spicy flavor that is wonderful! I’ve made...
Best Baked Potato Chips

Best Baked Potato Ch...

These potato chips are YUMMMMMY! Every year fitness magazine puts together various lists of “Bests.” This is from their “Best Grocery Store Snacks.” These are real slices of potato rather than dehydrated potatoes that have been formed into chips like Pringles...
Roasted Sweet Pepper Hummus

Roasted Sweet Pepper...

I’m a practical cook since I work full-time outside the home and lead a very full life. If I made hummus starting with dried garbanzo beans and had to go through the process of cooking them before making it and in addition make the tahinni from scratch, I’d never make...