Get Ready for 2008 in a delicious way

Get Ready for 2008 in a delicious way

Cold winter nights always make us turn to delicious, savory soup for comfort. But what to serve with it? We have a couple of great ideas to help round out the meal in a most delectable way!

This delightful appetizer recipe will be popular with your guests when you entertain at home.

3/4 cup whipped cream cheese spread (from 8-ounce container)

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon red pepper sauce

1/4 cup finely shredded mild cheddar cheese (1 ounce)

2 tablespoons chopped green onions (2 medium)

1 teaspoon paprika

1/2 cup garlic and herb bread crumbs

3 cans (6 ounces each) white crabmeat, well drained

1 cup chopped celery

1 can (16.3 ounces) Pillsbury Grands! Flaky Layers refrigerated buttermilk biscuits

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray 16 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.

2. In small bowl, mix cream cheese, lemon juice, pepper sauce, cheddar cheese, green onions, paprika, bread crumbs, crabmeat and celery until well-blended.

3. Separate dough into 8 biscuits; then peel in half to make 16 biscuits. Press or roll each into 5-inch round. Place 1 biscuit round in each muffin cup; firmly press in bottom and up side, forming 1/4-inch rim over edge of cup. Place 2 tablespoons crab mixture in bottoms of muffin cups.

4. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until filling is set and edges of biscuits are golden brown. Sprinkle each with chopped parsley; lightly press into filling. Remove biscuit cups from pan; serve immediately.

16 servings

High altitude (3500 to 6500 feet): No change.

Upgrade dinner rolls by filling them with a delicious cheese blend.

10 Pillsbury frozen soft white dinner rolls (from 12.4-ounce bag)

1 container (6.5 ounce) garlic-and-herbs spreadable cheese

1 tablespoon diced sundried tomatoes

1 tablespoon diced pitted kalamata olives

1 jar (8 ounce) marinara sauce, warmed

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Remove rolls from bag; thaw 10 minutes. With thumb, make indentation in center of each roll.

2. In medium bowl, mix cheese, sundried tomatoes and olives. Place 1 tablespoon cheese mixture in each indentation. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

3. Bake 12 to 17 minutes or until tops are light golden brown. Serve with warmed marinara sauce.

10 servings

High altitude (3500 to 6500 feet): No change.

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