Dippy New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

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Mmmm cream cheese. Dontcha just love it? The fiance even likes it on pizza, which is a little odd but good.

And after this weekend, Ms. Quirky will be abstaining from things that have the words cream and cheese in the same list. So, I better get my fill while I can.

In fact, I have pulled a whole new regime of recipes from Cooking Light to try in the New Year – both for Fire & Wine and regular meals. I’m actually really excited about these and trying to get the fiance as excited as I am about the next two months of really buckling down.

Last week the fiance’s family got together at our house for a game night. No game night would be complete without dippy foods. I decided to pull out the Four Cheese Baked Natural Cheese Crisps my friends at Pepperidge Farm sent me to try for a Fire & Wine night. I actually forgot to serve them at our Fire & Wine holiday meal (oopsie), so I thought a family game night would be the next best thing. I was salivating over the dip recipe Pepperidge Farm included with the crackers.

Ingredients:

2 packages of chive & onion cream cheese

Juice from one lemon

1/4 cup of chipotle peppers in adobe sauce

Directions:

Blend in food processor. Serve chilled with the Pepperidge Farm Baked Naturals Cheese Crisps and fresh veggies. Don’t eat it all in one sitting.

This dip was sooooo good.

I would even spread it on a bagel. Or lick it off my fingers.

The fiance said it was a little spicy and that might be my fault. I may have added a little more than 1/4 cup of the peppers. But I just love adobe sauce in stuff. And an adobe sauce & cream cheese marriage is one I can really get behind. I probably just got a little too excited.

This dip is so simple, but so good. I wanted to be sure to share it before New Year’s Eve, in case you were looking for ideas.

So, wanna know what I’m serving up tomorrow night?

We’re having a “We is po'” New Year’s Eve party. Which means everyone brings their own beverages, and we’ll provide snacks and a champagne toast. In keeping with the theme, I picked three appetizers that were all under $1 per serving.

Sausage Rolls

Cheese and Guinness Spread

Spicy Black Bean Hummus

I’m really excited about my menu. It’s just a few snacks, but dippy enough to keep me my guests happy. And, really, you just can’t go wrong with savory sausage rolls. I just hope there are some left for everyone else.

Happy New Year!

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2 responses to “Dippy New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

  1. momromp

    Great ideas for a low-key spread…I would try them, but I’m taking the really easy (read: lazy) way out this New Year’s and buying pre-made snacks from Fresh Market’s deli and freezer section. Since it’s just me and my husband this year, I could justify the expense. Have fun at your party!

  2. Hey! You stole our party idea ;). Just kidding, we’re staying in, too, and having some friends over. Happy New Year!

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