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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 
Pizza Rustica (A Sicilian Sausage and Proscuitto Pie)

Pizza Rustica (A Sicilian Sausage and Proscuitto 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 
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 
Parmesan and Parsley Sausage Ball Appetizer

Parmesan and Parsley Sausage Ball Appetizer

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"Biscuit mix, pork sausage, Cheddar, Parmesan and parsley are mixed together to make these savory and crowd-pleasing sausage balls." — by Jessi 
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 
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 
Light  Pimento Cheese

Light Pimento Cheese

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"A quick and easy spread for finger sandwiches. It's light, too. It's great in stuffed celery or small finger sandwiches on white, sourdough or pumpernickel bread. I add a small, thin slice of stuffed olive in the center of sandwiches for a garnish." — by Mary Ann Carlile 
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 
Melenzana Ali Olio

Melenzana Ali Olio

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"A marinated eggplant in olive oil and seasonings that is a delicious antipasto dish. Traditionally we make this in September, to be served at Christmas time. Sometimes Nonna slipped a couple of finely sliced sun-dried tomatoes (with dried basil) into the mix for a variation." — by DXRICCI 
Spicy Crab and Shrimp Dip

Spicy Crab and Shrimp Dip

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"Zesty Mexican-style cheese adds a bit of spiciness to this smooth shrimp and crab dip. It's a family favorite." — by AMY EWING 
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 
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 
St. Patrick's Rueben Stack

St. Patrick's Rueben Stack

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"These tempting appetizers feature baked Pepperidge Farm(R) Puff Pastry Shells filled with all your favorite Reuben ingredients: sliced corned beef, mustard, sauerkraut and melted Swiss cheese." — by Campbell's Kitchen  Provided by Puff Pastry
Georgia's Famous Holiday Cheese Ball

Georgia's Famous Holiday Cheese Ball

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"A mushroom cheese ball rolled in festive green parsley makes an excellent addition to the holiday table." — by Laurie 
Herbed Brie in Puff Pastry

Herbed Brie in Puff Pastry

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"Brie is topped with mixed herbs, garlic, and salami, wrapped in puff pastry and baked to a beautiful golden brown for this awesome special occasion appetizer." — by Tiffany 
Baked Chestnuts

Baked Chestnuts

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"Canned or jarred chestnuts are marinated in sweet and savory ingredients before being wrapped in bacon, rolled in brown sugar, and baked for a unique appetizer." — by Jenn 
Pineapple and Cream Cheese Ball

Pineapple and Cream Cheese Ball

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"Cream cheese and pineapple are rolled in walnuts for a traditional cheese ball. Serve with your favorite cracker!" — by WBUCHANAN 
Christmas Cheese Ball

Christmas Cheese Ball

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"A cheese ball filled with green peppers and pimento peppers is a colorful addition to the Christmas party table." — by Judy Dean 
Holiday Artichoke Dip

Holiday Artichoke Dip

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"This recipe is perfect for Christmas or any holiday with the red and green vegetables. Goes great with any vegetable tray, or use it for chips or wraps." — by HONEYBEEMELISSA 
Cheese Ball III

Cheese Ball III

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"This tasty cheese ball is ideal as either an appetizer or delightful afternoon snack. Serve with a variety of crackers, bread, and fruit. Optionally, you may roll the cheese ball in shredded chipped beef if you want a little variety." — by Cindy Trahin 
 
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