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Black Cat Party!

Before the kids go out for an evening of Halloween Fun, treat your guests to a tasty spread of snacks and finger foods. Make sure to use creepy garnishes and utilize clever serving techniques to create a spooktacular presentation. Try 3 of my favorites: Cheese Fingers, Sweet Potato Fries, and Chicken Bites with Honey Mustard Sauce.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Sweet Potato Fries

Makes 12 servings
Prep: 5 minutes, Bake: 20 minutes

Ingredients

2 (20-ounce) bags sweet potato julienne fries, Alexia®
1 to 2 teaspoons sea salt

Method

1. Preheat oven to 400°.  Place fries on baking sheets, and lightly spray with nonstick cooking spray; sprinkle with sea salt. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes. Serve immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cheese Fingers

Makes 12 to 15 servings
Prep: 20 minutes

Ingredients

1 (9-ounce) bag mozzarella string cheese, Sargento®
1 (9-ounce) bag Cheddar string cheese, Sargento®
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
Black olives
Orange bell pepper

Method

1. Cut string cheeses in half crosswise. Using a paring knife, carve a shallow area for the fingernail. Make the joint right below the nail, as well as the knuckle joint, by scoring tiny horizontal indentations in cheese.
2. For the fingernails, slice the olives or bell pepper into fingernail shapes. Apply dabs of cream cheese to secure the nails in the nail bed.

Chicken Bites with Honey Mustard Sauce

Makes 12 servings
Prep: 10 minutes, Bake: 12 minutes

Ingredients

2 (25.5-ounce) bags popcorn chicken, Any’tizers® Tyson®
1 1⁄2 teaspoons seasoned salt,
Honey Mustard Sauce (recipe follows)
Black plastic spider (optional)

Method 

1. Preheat oven to 400°. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. In a single layer, arrange chicken on prepared baking sheet; sprinkle with seasoned salt. Bake for 5 to 6 minutes on each side. Let cool on pan for 2 to 3 minutes before serving. Serve with Honey Mustard Sauce. Garnish with spider, if desired.

Honey Mustard Sauce

Makes about 1 cup

Prep: 5 minutes

Ingredients 

1⁄4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon prepared mustard
1 tablespoon honey
1⁄2 tablespoon lemon juice

Method

1. In a small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, mustard, honey, and lemon juice. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to 2 days. Let stand at room temperature before serving.

 

Sandra’s Babble will help you create the time to savor every minute.

Cheers to a happy, healthy home!

Sandra Lee

 

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