Take a Dip

Monday, May 26, 2008

While Memorial Day marks the kick-off to summer, I know that many of us won’t step foot in a pool with this crazy weather. Since you can cannonball into a pool, take a dive into one of these dip recipes!

Buffalo Chicken Dip
¾ cup of Frank’s hot sauce
1 cup of ranch dressing
2 8oz packs of cream cheese
1 large can of chicken (or two small cans)
Mix all ingredients into a oven safe pan. Cook for about 20 minutes at 350 degrees, or until hot

Philadelphia Dessert Dip
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 jar (7 oz.) JET-PUFFED Marshmallow Creme
Mix ingredients until well blended; cover. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with assorted cookies or cut-up fresh fruit.

Kielbasa Dip
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese
1/2 cup sour cream
1/3 cup 2% milk
1 tablespoon light mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
8 ounces chopped cooked kielbasa or smoked sausage
1/2 cup onions, diced
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
In a microwave safe bowl, heat cream cheese on high for 1 minute. Stir in sour cream, milk, mayonnaise and Worcestershire sauce. Add the kielbasa or sausage, 1/4 cup of the onions and the Parmesan cheese. Microwave on high for 3 to 4 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining onions. Serve with crackers, corn chips or vegetables.

(Credits: allrecipes.com, kraftfoods.com, startcooking.com)