Monday, January 31, 2011

Hot Crab Dip

I usually take this dip to my extended family Christmas dinner & it gets all in a jiffy.

1/2 C milk
1/3 C salsa
3 (8 oz) pkgs. cream cheese, cubed
2 (8 oz) pkgs. imitation crabmeat, flaked

Combine milk & salsa. Transfer to a greased slow cooker. Stir in cream cheese and crab. Cover & cook on low for 3-4 hours, stirring every 30 min. Serve with assorted crackers.

Peanut Butter Oreo Cookie Dessert

I got this recipe from a church friend. Can't go wrong with chocolate & PB. :)

Mix together:

30 oreo cookies (crushed)
1/3 C butter, melted

Set aside 1/4 cup.

Press into 9x13 ungreased pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 7 min. Cool completely.

1 3/4 C cold milk
1 small box instant vanilla pudding
Mix 2 minutes. Stir in 1 cup creamy peanut butter, 6 oz. german chocolate bar (crushed) and 12 oz. cool whip.
Pour onto crust then sprinkle with remaining oreo mixture.

Creamy Taco Dip

I've had this recipe for so long I don't even remember where I got it. It is always a hit when I make it for parties.

2 (8 oz) pkg cream cheese
1 C sour cream
1 jar (8 oz) salsa or taco sauce
2 tsp cumin
1 can refried beans
1 C shredded lettuce
1 C shredded cheddar cheese
1 medium tomato, diced

Beat cream cheese and sour cream until smooth. Stir in salsa & cumin, set aside. Spread refried beans over the bottom of serving platter I use 8x10 casserole dish. Spread cream cheese mixture over beans, leaving 1 inch uncovered around edges. Top with layers of lettuce, cheese & tomato. Serve with tortilla chips.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Chipotle Bean Burritos

I found this recipe online & thought it looked delicious & was a healthier version of most burrito recipes I've had. And believe it or not the whole family LOVED them even my meat loving hubby. I think this is the first meatless meal he ever liked. :)

Here is the link to the recipe: