Sunday, December 09, 2007

25 Days Of Recipes Day 8 and Day 9

Sorry I didn't post yesterday ladies, I was gone all day! But I am listing 2 recipes today to make up for yesterday!

Chili Cheese Snacks

2 pkg (3 0z each) cream cheese, softened
1c.( 4 oz) shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 c.chopped green chilies
1/4 c. chopped green olives, drained
1/4 c. chopped ripe black olives, drained
2 tsp. dried minced onion
1/4 tsp. hot pepper sauce (optional)
2 tubes (8 0z each) refrigerated crescent rolls

In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese. Add the cheddar cheese,chilies, olives, onion and hot pepper sauce. Separate each tube of crescent dough into four rectangles;press perforations to seal.
Spread cheese mixture over dough. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side. Cut each roll into 10 sliced;place on greased baking sheets. Bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Yields 80 appetizers

Tropical Winter Warmer

1 quart apple cider or juice
1 to 1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar
1 cinnamon stick ( 3 inches)
12 whole cloves
2 cups grapefruit juice
2 cups orange juice

In a large saucepan, combine cider and brown sugar. Cooke and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Add cinnamon and cloves;bring to a boil.Reduce heat; simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Add grapefruit and orange juice; heat through (do not boil!)Discard cinnamon and clover before serving. Yields 2 quarts.

I am hoping to get some baking done today and work on cleaning out the basement so we can make a small gaming area for the kids. I hope you all have a wonderful relaxing Sunday!!

God Bless!