Archive for the ‘Appetizers’ Category

Wild Mushroom Pizza

INGREDIENTS 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated classic pizza crust 1 tablespoon butter or margarine 1 lb assorted fresh wild mushrooms (shiitake, oyster, crimini), cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crushed Salt and pepper to taste, if desired 1 package (8 oz) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened 4 […]

Mini Bacon-Wrapped Sausages

INGREDIENTS 1 lb bacon (14 slices) 1 package (1 lb) cocktail-size smoked link sausages (40 sausages) 3/4 cup ketchup 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1/4 teaspoon onion salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon pepper DIRECTIONS 1. Set oven control to broil. Spray 13×9-inch (3-quart) glass baking […]

Bacon-Wrapped Apple-Cheddar Rolls—A Simple Fall Appetizer

INGREDIENTS 1 to 2 Granny Smith apples, cut into 16 (1/4-inch) slices 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar Dash salt 1 can Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls 8 Slices (1/4 inch) extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, cut in half (from 8-oz block) 16 slices packaged precooked bacon DIRECTIONS 1. Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with nonstick […]

Zesty Grilled Chicken Nachos

INGREDIENTS 1 (9-oz.) pkg. frozen southwestern-flavored cooked chicken breast strips, thawed 6 cups tortilla chips 8 oz. (2 cups) finely shredded Cheddar cheese DIRECTIONS 1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cut 18×18-inch sheet of heavy-duty foil. Spray foil with cooking spray. With 2 forks, shred thawed chicken. 2. Spread about half of chips evenly in […]

Grilled Buffalo Chicken Strips

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 1/4 cup original cayenne pepper sauce or red pepper sauce 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 package (1 lb) chicken breast tenders (not breaded) 1/2 cup blue cheese dressing DIRECTIONS 1. In medium bowl, mix butter, pepper sauce, honey, celery seed and salt. […]

Crescent Mummy Dogs

INGREDIENTS 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet 2 1/2 slices American cheese, quartered (2.5 oz) 10 large hot dogs Cooking spray Mustard or ketchup, if desired DIRECTIONS 1. Heat oven to 375°F. 2. If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; […]

Candy Wraps

Ingredients 1 (10 inch) whole wheat tortilla 1 teaspoon orange marmalade 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup             Directions Lay the tortilla out on a clean surface or dinner plate. Spread orange marmalade on one half, then spread maple syrup on the other. Roll the tortilla up tightly, starting at the end with the syrup and […]

Spicy Mexican Quiche Cups

INGREDIENTS 1/2 lb bulk hot Italian sausage 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz) 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz) 1/2 cup chopped jalapeño chiles, seeds removed, if desired 6 eggs 6 tablespoons Old El Paso® Thick ‘n Chunky salsa 1 box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box DIRECTIONS Heat oven […]

Egg Salad Crisps

INGREDIENTS 4 eggs 1 box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box 3 tablespoons finely shredded carrot 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup refrigerated dill dip 1 teaspoon yellow mustard Fresh dill sprigs, if desired DIRECTIONS In 2-quart saucepan, place eggs in single layer; add enough cold water to cover eggs by 1 inch. […]

Deviled Eggs With Bacon & Balsamic

Ingredients 12 eggs 4 slices bacon 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup minced red onion 2 teaspoons white sugar 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1/4 teaspoon celery salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley Directions Place the eggs in a large pot in a single layer and fill with water to cover […]