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Party Appetizers and Finger Foods

Appetizers and party food
Stuffed jalapeño, meatloaf slider, 9 layer dip, potato skin, baked fried pie, chocolate strawberries
We Americans do love our football.  I’m more about the commercials and food than the game, especially when it’s not a very exciting game like the XLVIII Super Bowl game.  What I thought was a party for two happily became a party for three when big girl grand came by on her way home from work.  Here are some of the recipes for the appetizer/finger food Sunday night we shared.

Meatloaf Sliders recipe click here
   Potato skin appetizerPotato Skins
1 pre baked potato per person
  • 1 Pepper Jack Cheese stick per potato
  • 1 slice cooked and crumbled bacon per potato
  • Salt & pepper
  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese for topping
  • Sour cream for topping
  • Green onion topping
    • Scrub clean and Pre bake small potatoes
    • Slice potatoes in half length wise.  Scoop out some of the potato to make a little well in the center of each half. Salt and pepper.
    • Layer in 1/2 of a cheese stick, 1/2 slice bacon and broil in the oven 10 minutes. Add desired toppings, serve hot.
9 Layer dip recipe
    • Refried beans, chopped avocados,  sour cream mixed with taco seasoning, salsa, cheese dip (from the chip isle), chopped black olives, diced tomatoes, shredded cheese, green onion tops
      • Layer ingredients on a serving platter or in individual containers.  Serve cold with chips.
Stuffed Jalepeno


Stuffed Jalapeños
  • 1 whole jalapeño per person. Slice lengthwise, remove seeds and white membrane.
  • stuff with your favorite cheese or other ingredients.    These are stuffed with corn bread mix + 1/2 cup frozen whole kernel corn.
  • Bake 375° F 10 minutes.


Chocolate dipped football strawberrieschocolate strawberry
  • Wash and dry strawberries.
  • In a coffee cup, melt 1/2 cup candy melts or chocolate chips with a teaspoon vegetable oil in the microwave for about 20-30 seconds.  Stir vigorously with a spoon till smooth. 
  • Dip strawberries in chocolate and allow to harden on wax paper.
  • Use white icing in a tube to draw on football lacings.

Baked “fried” apple pies recipe post 2/17 click here
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9 comments:

  1. Love these finger food ideas!! Wish I had some to snack on right now!! :)

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    1. They are all easy and pretty quick... go for it!

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  3. Lovely collection of finger foods! Thanks for linking it to my party :) Could you please add the link back and the logo to the post... Thanks!

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  4. The potato skins look amazing! Pinning this to make later

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  5. Yummy appetizers, these all look like yummy snacks! I just started a new link-up, Meal Planning Monday Recipe Link-Up and would love to invite you to share your recipe at my linky party. :) http://www.aprilshomemaking.com/2014/03/meal-planning-monday-recipe-link-up.html

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  6. That is a plate of delicious looking munchies!! Great idea to put corn in the jalapenos - definitely going to give that a try. :) Thank you for sharing at #GetHimFed Fridays!!

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  7. I love those chocolate covered strawberry footballs, so cute! Thanks for sharing on the weekend re-Treat link party!

    Britni @ Play. Party. Pin.

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  8. Wow, you have some awesome snacks for a party. I love the jalapenos and the adorable strawberries. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! I hope you’ll join us again next week!

    Cheers,
    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick
    http://www.The-Chicken-Chick.com

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