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Sweet and Spicy Roasted Almonds

Sweet and Spicy Roasted Almonds

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"Season almonds with chili powder, cinnamon, and sugar for a snack that also makes a great food gift." — by Butte Rat 
Jamie's Baked Brie

Jamie's Baked Brie

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"Garlic, shallots, and a splash of dry vermouth flavor this sophisticated appetizer." — by Merrittorious 
Water Chestnuts a la Bacon

Water Chestnuts a la Bacon

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"This is a yummy, quick appetizer that everyone is sure to love. It's easy to make. It has become a Christmas Eve tradition at our house." — by Rosie 
Tangy Cheese Ball

Tangy Cheese Ball

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"This tangy cheese ball is made with cream cheese, sharp Cheddar cheese, dill pickle juice and Italian-style salad dressing mix. It's rolled in chopped pecans and then chilled. Serve it with your favorite crackers." — by mistersax 
Olive Balls

Olive Balls

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"Stuffed Spanish olives are wrapped in a spiced cream cheese mixture and rolled in chopped nuts for an easy appetizer." — by HSHELTON25 
Connie's Sweet and Sour Christmas Meatballs

Connie's Sweet and Sour Christmas Meatballs

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"Simple meatballs simmered in a tangy brown sugar, vinegar, and ketchup sauce make a tasty appetizer that's easy on the budget and popular with guests." — by cproulx 
Coyote Dip

Coyote Dip

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"Cream cheese dip is filled with tomatoes, Mexican-style corn, and green onions for a festive and colorful dip for holiday or football parties." — by msoldgoat 
Lindy's Bacon and Onion Cheese Spread

Lindy's Bacon and Onion Cheese Spread

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"This wonderful bacon, onion, and cheese spread is great for any occasion." — by Lindy Lessard 
Festive Cheese Dip 'Slaw'

Festive Cheese Dip 'Slaw'

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"Shredded Swiss cheese dip served in a hollowed out red cabbage looks just like cole slaw! The easy-to-make dip is flavored with green onions and mildly spicy peppers. Serve with crackers or chips." — by NKW 
Shrimp Ramakis

Shrimp Ramakis

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"Shrimp marinated in teriyaki sauce are wrapped in bacon and broiled until crisp." — by jmorris 
Easy Pickled Eggs

Easy Pickled Eggs

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"Classic purple pickled eggs. This brings back such fond memories of every Easter and Christmas at my grandmothers. This is easiest recipe I know and we no longer do it any other way." — by Robin 
Blue Cheese and Walnut Wafers

Blue Cheese and Walnut Wafers

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"Cheesy, nutty, easy! A good make ahead for Christmas time. Keeps fresh for up to a week in a tin. Don't keep in a plastic bag tho'!" — by DECAR48 
Cheese Log

Cheese Log

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"This is an easy recipe for a cream cheese and chopped beef log rolled in pecans." — by Wendy 
Artichoke, Mushroom and Parma Ham Tart

Artichoke, Mushroom and Parma Ham Tart

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"This dish can be served warm or at room temperature. Use as an appetizer if the turkey is taking longer to roast than you had envisioned, or as a side dish with the meal. Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com." — by Christine L. 
Braunschweiger and Nut Ball

Braunschweiger and Nut Ball

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"My grandmother made this appetizer for family get togethers ever since I was a child, and I now make it every Christmas Eve for the family. It's very easy to make and even the kids like it. I have used chopped pecans, but the walnuts are my favorite. Serve with crackers." — by Anna Marie Thorne 
Fruit Dip

Fruit Dip

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"This is the best recipe to have around when there are people that may be dieting during the holidays, to make it lite just use reduced fat cream cheese." — by Cindy Carnes 
Festive Nut Bowl

Festive Nut Bowl

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"Festive Nut Bowl is so easy to make. Dried cranberries add color and a burst of tartness to the mixed nuts. It's always a big hit during cocktail hour." — by Diane K 
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 
Dilled Shrimp (Rejer)

Dilled Shrimp (Rejer)

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"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 
 
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