Tag Archives: appetizers

Homemade Peanut Butter

Total Time Prep/Total Time: 15 min. Makes about 1 cup Ingredients 2 cups unsalted dry roasted peanuts 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon honey Directions Process peanuts and salt in a food processor until desired consistency, about 5 minutes, scraping down sides as needed. Add honey; process just until blended. Store in an airtight container in… Read More »

Ranch Snack Mix

Total Time Prep/Total Time: 15 min. Makes 32 servings (6 quarts) Ingredients 1 package (12 ounces) miniature pretzels 16 cups Bugles (about 12 ounces) 1 can (10 ounces) salted cashews 1 package (6 ounces) Goldfish cheddar crackers 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix 3/4 cup canola oil Directions In 2 large bowls, combine the pretzels,… Read More »

Homemade Guacamole

Total Time Prep/Total Time: 10 min. Makes 2 cups Ingredients 3 medium ripe avocados, peeled and cubed 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped, optional 1 small onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup mayonnaise, optional 1 to 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro Directions Mash… Read More »

Cayenne Pretzels

Total Time Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours Makes 3-1/2 quarts Ingredients 1 cup canola oil 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 pound (12 cups) pretzel sticks Directions In a small bowl, combine the oil, dressing mix, garlic salt and cayenne. Divide pretzels between 2 ungreased… Read More »

Roasted Curry Chickpeas

Total Time Prep/Total Time: 30 min. Makes 1 cup Ingredients 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas or garbanzo beans 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 teaspoons curry powder 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes Directions Rinse and drain chickpeas; place on paper towels and pat dry. Place in a greased 15x10x1-in.… Read More »