EASY VEGGIE DIP
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup chili sauce
5 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/3 cup finely chopped onion
Mix ingredients well. Refrigerate, covered till ready to serve.
Serve with raw vegetables of your choice
CALIFORNIA VEGETABLE BLEND
2 packages California-blend frozen sacks of vegetables
1 pound Velveeta cheese
1 roll Ritz crackers
1 stick butter
Put vegetables into a 9 x 13-inch pan. Slice cheese on top of vegetables.
Crush crackers over top of all.
Melt and drizzle the butter over the top.
Bake at 350ºF for 25 to 30 minutes or till vegetables are done.
QUICK PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES
1 box yellow cake mix
1 cup chunky peanut butter
1/2 cup water
Heat the oven to 375ºF.
Mix in large bowl 1/2 the package of cake mix, peanut butter, eggs and water.
Beat till smooth and well blended. Beat in remaining cake mix. Mix thoroughly. Use your hands if necessary.
Drop dough by teaspoon on ungreased cookie sheets, about three inches apart.
With a fork dipped in flour, make criss-crosses on top of dough. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or till done. Cool on cookie sheet 2 minutes before removing to cooling rack.
Makes 4 to 5 dozen.
PAT'S HOT CIDER PUNCH
2 quarts apple cider
1-1/2 quarts cranberry juice cocktail
1-1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
3-4 cinnamon sticks
1/4 cup packed brown sugar or less
ginger to taste (optional)
Simmer 15-20 minutes, strain and serve.
6 cups water
1 cup tapioca, large pearl
1 package Jello any flavor
Pinch of salt
2/3 cup sugar
Bring water and salt to a boil. Add tapioca and cook until clear, about 10-12 minutes. Remove from heat. Add Jello and sugar. Stir until dissolved.
Cool and add 1 small carton cool whip and any kind of fruit if desired.