Collection by cooksfor6

Fried Mac and Cheese Balls

Rating: 4.5 stars 89
Mac and cheese balls are a fun, crispy spin on a dish that everyone loves.

Green Bean Bundles

Rating: 4.5 stars 118
I found this recipe in a rural newspaper years ago and have made it often. The bean bundles are excellent with chicken or beef. Sometimes I'll arrange them around a mound of wild rice to make an appetizing side dish.
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Cocktail Meatballs I

Rating: 4.5 stars 360
Simple meatballs with an unusual chili sauce/grape jelly coating. Quite a combination of tastes and textures. Note: After cooking, I like to keep the meatballs warm in a slow cooker until ready to serve.

Seven Layer Party Dip

Rating: 4.5 stars 626
Hearty, meaty, crowd-pleasing dip that's perfect for game day or parties.

Bacon Wrapped Smokies

Rating: 5 stars 1889
Savory, caramelized bacon-wrapped wieners made with just 3 ingredients.

Tortilla Pinwheels

Rating: 4.5 stars 87
Tortilla pinwheels is an easy and delightfully different appetizer. It can be changed according to tastes and ingredients on hand.

Insanely Amazing Jalapeño Cheese Dip

Rating: 4.5 stars 294
This cheesy, spicy jalapeño dip is served hot in a sourdough bread bowl.


Rating: 4.5 stars 250
An easy, popular, zesty salsa to throw together for chips, tacos, and more.

Spicy Fresh Tomato Salsa

Rating: 4.5 stars 287
Fresh tomatoes are peeled, crushed, and then boiled with chopped tomatoes, onion, spices, jalapeños, and cilantro for a great-tasting salsa. Adjust the number of jalapeños depending on how spicy you like your salsa. The amount and types of onion can be varied, too.

Wheat Crackers

Rating: 4 stars 247
These thin wheat crackers are simple and thrifty to make. They go great with almost any dip or spread, and taste much fresher than factory-made crackers.

Butternut Squash Cajun Fries

Rating: 4.5 stars 104
You'll love this yummy, salty, spicy, slightly sweet alternative to deep-fried French fries. Serve with ketchup or your favorite dipping sauce.

Extra Easy Hummus

Rating: 4.5 stars 672
Tahini-free hummus that only takes minutes, and is a favorite with my kids.