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Cheap easy appetizers...

Anybody have any cheap easy appetizer recipes? I am wanting to bring a few appetizers to my In-laws for Christmas eve dinner. Thanks!


Asked by MamaSpurg at 11:54 AM on Dec. 22, 2010 in Holidays

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  • We do steamin' winnies here,you take cocktail smokies,bbq sauce,and grape jelly and let them simmer in a pot for at least thirty minutes,goes awesome with ro-tel and chips.Sounds weird but oh so good!..! doublepkg,smokies,i whole bottle of bbq sauce,and 3 large dolops of grape jelly.

    Answer by grismelda at 1:46 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • Depends on what you consider cheap. I love bacon-wrapped water chestnuts. Bacon, water chestnuts and toothpicks. Wrap small strips of bacon around a water chestnut and bake in the oven until crisp. They are so unexpectedly good and different.

    Answer by amybaby_19 at 11:56 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • You can do bacon wrapped smokies too. Those little smoked cocktail sausages wrapped in bacon then baked/fried in a pan. Also a cheese ball (cream cheese, chives, dried beef) with any ingredients you think sound delicious.

    When I need appetizer ideas, I go to They have a ton of yummy food idea's! I always find something that floats my boat. =)

    Answer by Nanixh at 11:58 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • A relish plate: sweet pickles, dill pickles, olives, peperchinis
    Chesse and cracker platter
    A veggie platter (buy the baby carrots, cut up some celery, bell peppers (if on sale), cucumbers, plumb tomatoes...) with ranch dip (get a small container of sour cream and add the dry ranch mix into it)

    If you can't guess, I don't cook much ;)

    Answer by beanielips at 12:01 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • Love that idea I may try that!

    Answer by christinato at 11:58 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • I just did potato skins for a party I had recently....they were yummy. Other things people brought: Spinach/Artichoke dip (yummy), veggie pizza, velveeta cheese/hormel chili dip,

    Answer by annabsmommy at 12:56 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • best cheese ball??? 2 pkgs cream cheese;1 stalk scallions chopped,i can black olives chopped,1 jar of dried beef,1 can mushroom stems and tops chopped,1 teaspoon of Accent seasoning and roll into pecans.Its festive the colors of the beef and oninon and it is goooooooddd.This makes 3 small cheese balls.

    Answer by grismelda at 1:50 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • You also can make great peanut butter fudge using peanut butter,and butter cream icing ,mix about the same of each into a pa put into freezer for an hour and slice and yum!

    Answer by grismelda at 1:51 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • meatball, veggie platter, chip and dip, pigs in a blanket.
    subway has a platter tray.

    Answer by HomeAlone45 at 2:48 PM on Dec. 22, 2010