Thursday, October 27, 2011

GAMEDAY: Garlic Chicken Puffs

4 ounces cream cheese 
1 tsp garlic powder 
1/2 cup cooked shredded chicken 
2 cans refrigerator crescent rolls

Mix cream cheese, garlic and chicken until well blended.
Unroll crescent rolls and cut each triangle into 2 triangles (when you unroll the crescent rolls, 2 triangles are attached making a big square, I just cut from there following the perforation for one cut and made another cut from the other corners = giving you 4 little triangles)
Place 1 tsp of chicken mixture on the center of each triangle and fold the corners in over the creamy mixture.
Place on cookie sheet, lined with aluminum foil and sprayed with no stick spray.  Bake at 375 for 12-14 mins.
I used 2 cookie sheets at a time, and had to bake 3 batches to get all of mine baked (so allow for that time if you’re making a lot)
Also, mine were ready in about 11 mins, so watch for how your oven cooks.
*For cooked chicken, I buy those big bags of frozen chicken tenderloins, I just threw 6 of them on a cookie sheet and baked for about 25 mins.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

GAMEDAY: Sausage Balls

This recipe is pretty simple and very good!

You will need the following:
2 Cups Bisquick
2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1 Pound Sausage (mild or hot)

Preheat the oven to 350 and grease a large cookie sheet. You may line it with foil first if you like.

In a large bowl, blend together cheese and Bisquick

Next, knead the sausage in to Bisquick and cheese mixture.
This can take some time, but make sure it is all mixed in.

Now roll the mixture into balls about the size of walnuts.

Place on cookie sheet and cook for about 20-25 minutes.

They will look like this when finished. That's all there is to it! Enjoy!

Thursday, October 13, 2011

GAMEDAY: Taco Cups

These are very easy to make, they only take about 5 minutes or so to make!

  • 1 can refried beans
  • 1/2 pound cooked taco-seasoned meat
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  •  1 bag Tostitos "Scoops!"

1.     Set chips on a large platter and layer with beans, meat, cheddar, salsa, sour cream and black olives.

Friday, October 7, 2011

GAMEDAY: Buffalo Chicken Dip

This is a recipe that a friend of mine, Wendy, asked me to post. This is one of my favorite dips! The first time I made it with only cream cheese, chicken, ranch dressing and wing sauce, but all the extras just make it better! -

3- 8oz packages of cream cheese (for weight watchers i use reduced fat)
1 cup of shredded cheddar
1/2 cup of reduced fat sour cream
1 rotisserie chicken or 4 cooked chicken breasts
2 stalks of celery
1 small onion
1 cup of Ken's buffalo wing sauce
1 package of Hidden Valley DRY ranch mix
1 cup of crumbled blue cheese

Shred chicken into big chunks. Dice up onions & celery, saute them lightly in a sauce pot (5 minutes) while you soften the cream cheese in the microwave for 20 secs. mix cream cheese with sour cream add the dry ranch mix & hot sauce in the sauce pan with the onions & celery, add in half of the cheddar & all of the blue cheese stir until everything is well mixed. Stir in chicken & pour into an 8x8 dish top with remaining cheddar& bake at 350 for about 20 minutes. serve warm with tortilla chips.