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Dilled Shrimp (Rejer)

Dilled Shrimp (Rejer)

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  • 5
"You can't have a Danish holiday meal without endless platters of dilled shrimp. Served on a red serving platter, it makes the perfect Christmas dish that will have your guests heaping up pyramids of shrimp on their plates. No Scandinavian buffet would be complete without it!" — by WOLSELEY 
Crabmeat Sycamore

Crabmeat Sycamore

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"This is a Christmas Eve tradition in our house. It's rich, delicious, and worth spending the money on the lump crabmeat." — by Shoegirl 
Sweet and Spicy Pecans

Sweet and Spicy Pecans

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"In this recipe, pecans are sweetened by soaking them in a simple syrup and then coated with sugar, chili powder, and cayenne pepper before being roasted for a delicious sweet and spicy snack or salad topping." — by Teressa DeJong Drenth 
Crab and Salmon Dip

Crab and Salmon Dip

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  • 4
"Rich and slightly sweet, crab plays well with salty smoked salmon in a cream cheese dip." — by ingots 
Smoky Salmon Spread

Smoky Salmon Spread

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"A simple but savory spread is made with canned salmon, cream cheese, green onion, and just a little smoke flavoring. Roll it into a ball to make a nice presentation, if you want. Serve with crackers." — by SHUFFCOW 
Reindeer Food

Reindeer Food

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"Give the gift of reindeer food, also known as 'Christmas Crack' in some circles, which is a festive white chocolate bark loaded with crunchy goodies." — by inkmistress 
Pizza Rustica (A Sicilian Sausage and Prosciutto Pie)

Pizza Rustica (A Sicilian Sausage and Prosciutto Pie)

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"A traditional recipe for double-crust pies stuffed with cheese and sausage has been handed down from a real Italian grandmother. The recipe makes a great appetizer if served in small slices, or serve in larger portions with a salad for a meal. Recipe makes 2 double-crust pies." — by myjo 
Special Day Crab Mold

Special Day Crab Mold

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"Stir up a festive mixture of crab, cream cheese, and savory flavorings, then chill in a seasonal mold for a holiday appetizer to serve with crackers or rye bread." — by Klantz 
Simple and Delicious Cheese Fondue

Simple and Delicious Cheese Fondue

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"Emmentaler and Gruyere cheeses combine with white wine, nutmeg, and garlic for a simple and delicious fondue for dipping French bread and boiled red potatoes." — by Lisawas 
Shrimp Cheese Ball

Shrimp Cheese Ball

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"This spicy, Cajun-inspired cheese ball is sure to be a crowd pleaser at your next holiday party." — by Debbie 
Ameilia's Italian Stuffed Olives

Ameilia's Italian Stuffed Olives

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"An Italian side dish of colossal green olives stuffed with seasoned pork and chicken, then rolled in bread crumbs and deep fried. An Italian Christmas tradition that you won't find on many restaurant menus as it is a labor of love, but well worth the effort!" — by DAISYDOODLE1 
Brie Cheese Pizza

Brie Cheese Pizza

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"Layer Brie cheese and almonds on a pre-made pizza crust and bake for an impressive appetizer that takes just minutes to prepare." — by JERSIE 
Caliente Christmas Salsa

Caliente Christmas Salsa

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"This colorful salsa is delicious and spicy salsa and, when bottled, makes a nice gift! " — by kherder330 
Franks in Peanut Butter and Chutney

Franks in Peanut Butter and Chutney

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"The sauce can be used with any frank or wiener. Using cocktail wieners would be more elegant than cut-up franks. You will need toothpicks for this recipe. The flavor improves upon reheating." — by Marc Boyer 
Pretzel Salad I

Pretzel Salad I

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"A quick and easy party treat! Pretzels coated in peanut oil and dry salad dressing mix. Use any flavor salad dressing." — by Alyssa 
Easy Rumaki with Pineapple

Easy Rumaki with Pineapple

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"Pineapple cubes and water chestnuts are wrapped in bacon, brushed with sesame-ginger dressing, and baked into a quick and easy rumaki appetizer." — by Barbara 
Confetti White Puppy Chow

Confetti White Puppy Chow

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"A new twist on puppy chow includes white cake mix with sprinkles and vanilla almond bark for a festive, confetti white puppy chow." — by karen 
Pine Cone Cheese Ball

Pine Cone Cheese Ball

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"Chef John's show-stopping pine cone cheese ball is a welcome addition to any holiday party spread and a guaranteed crowd pleaser." — by Chef John 
Cream Cheese Jalapeno Dip

Cream Cheese Jalapeno Dip

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"Jalapeno pepper and cilantro give cream cheese a festive color in this spicy dip perfect for holiday parties. Serve with warm tortilla chips." — by hawkika3 
Greek-Style Cheese Ball

Greek-Style Cheese Ball

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"A variety of cheeses and herbs are rolled into balls and coated in pine nuts for a Greek-inspired cheese ball perfect for Christmas parties." — by evenstareleni 
 
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