Archive for Appetizers and Snacks

November 17th, 2017

Cranberry-Orange Honey Butter

One of our most popular posts on Caramel Potatoes is Jam Butter.  It’s so simple, but if you haven’t tried it, you really should.  It’s a easy mixture of whipped butter and jam, but it’s oh so impressive to set out at your breakfast table or with hot rolls at dinner.  I make Jam Butter each week for some co-workers and it has become a must-have staple.  I don’t dare not bring it!  You can find the recipe here.

This year, I decided to try a cranberry butter for the holidays.   This Cranberry-Orange Honey Butter is just as

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March 20th, 2017

Nutella Cream Dip and Crepe Filling

I recently hosted an event at my home featuring a crepe bar.  It was truly a delicious night! One of the more popular fillings was this Nutella Cream Dip. It’s so easy to make and combined with bananas inside a crepe is nothing but yum! If crepes aren’t on your menu, use this as a dip with cookies, graham crackers, or fruit for a similarly delicious experience.

Nutella Cream Dip and Crepe Filling

Ingredients

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

3 tablespoons powdered sugar

3/4 cup Nutella

Directions

In a mixing bowl, using an

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January 19th, 2017

Brown Sugar Fruit Dip

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Want to see a vanishing act?  Just set out this brown sugar fruit dip with your next fruit plate and both with disappear in minutes. We’re talking lick-the-bowl-clean good! This dip is so simple to make- only 3 ingredients, yet it is truly amazing with any fresh fruit. Try it with apple slices for a great after-school or late-night snack!

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Brown Sugar Fruit Dip

Ingredients

1 cup sour cream

1/4 cup light brown sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions 

Combine the sour cream, brown sugar, and vanilla until smooth.  Refrigerate at least an hour before serving with fresh fruit.

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December 26th, 2016

Goat Cheese with Jalapeno Jelly {quick appetizer}

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Hopefully you all had a wonderful Christmas and are ready to ring in the New Year.  If you are looking for a quick appetizer it doesn’t get much easier than this!   This goat Cheese with Jalapeno Jelly is ready in minutes and will be gone in a flash!

We wish you a safe and delicious New Year’s Celebration!

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Goat Cheese with Jalapeno Jelly (quick appetizer)

Ingredients

1 pound goat cheese

jalapeno jelly (or any flavor spicy jelly)

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400°. Spread the goat cheese in a 5-by-8-inch gratin dish in an

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December 12th, 2016

Salted Caramel Cashew Popcorn

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The holidays are a good time to settle in with a big bowl of popcorn and a good movie.  This Salted Caramel Cashew Popcorn is a perfect treat for a cold winter’s night- the salt and nuts compliment the sweet caramel popcorn and make a perfect match.  Your family will love this!

If you feel inclined to share, this addictive treat is simple to make, so you can easily make another batch your friends and neighbors. They will love you too! Find a cute tag to wrap it with  here!

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Salted Caramel Cashew Popcorn

Ingredients

½ cup unpopped popcorn

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