Potluck Lifesavers – Simple Recipes for Any Holiday Party
Jalapeno Bacon Bites
Halved peppers stuffed with cream cheese and wrapped with bacon.
- 1:1 Jalapeno Peppers per Slice of Bacon
(12 peppers recommended to serve 25)
- 1 8-ounce package of Cream Cheese
- 1 Cup of Shredded Cheese
Instructions: Cut Peppers into halves and fill with cream cheese. Top lightly with shredded cheese and wrap with one half-slice of bacon. Let sit in fridge overnight. Bake at 450 for 10 minutes or until bacon is fully cooked. Season lightly with paprika.
Christmas Shaped Mini-Pizzas
A super simple and festive appetizer.
You will need:
- Tomato Sauce
- Peppers, Tomatoes, Onions, or toppings of your choice
- Christmas-Shaped cookie cutters (the recommended shape is a Christmas Tree)
Instructions: Cut Flatbread into Christmas shapes, and dice desired toppings. Spread flatbread shapes with a thin layer of tomato sauce, cheese and desired toppings. Bake in mini-oven at 450 for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and flatbread is crispy. Let cool and enjoy!
Pastries stuffed with pesto and peppers.
1 Package of Pillsbury™ Crescent Dinner Rolls
¼ Cup Basil Pesto
¼ Diced and Jarred Red Peppers
Instructions: Separate dough into four rectangles. Spread a thin layer of basil over dough (leaving about ¼ inch near the edges) and garnish with red peppers. Roll each rectangle up and smooth each edge. Cut into 6 even slices and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 for 15 minutes or until edges are slightly browned.