Bacon Cheddar Dip
Kick off a Super Bowl celebration with mouthwatering football fare that is worth dipping into. Just in time for the big game, the yummy taste of bacon and cheddar cheese is a winning combination.
This recipe is ideal for time-crunched hosts who would like to prepare as many recipes in advance so they can enjoy the game too. Simply prepare two days in advance and store, covered, in the fridge. Transfer dip and chips to a handy Chip N Dip set such as this one from Anchor Hocking for the ultimate in convenience and durability.
Having a plan on game day is the best way to ensure a fun and exciting party that everyone will remember. Now this is a delicious way to savor Super Bowl Sunday.
BACON CHEDDAR DIP
1 (8-ounce) carton regular or light sour cream
1/2 cup regular or light mayonnaise
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup real bacon bits
1 1/2 teaspoons dried minced onion
1 teaspoon dried parsley, crushed
For dip, in a medium bowl, combine sour cream, mayonnaise, cheddar cheese, bacon bits, minced onion, and parsley. Cover, and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Serve with assorted chips. Makes 15 servings.
Thanks to Anchor Hocking for providing serveware
Stovetop Shells and Cheddar Cheese
If you can’t get enough of creamy macaroni and cheese, then pick up a box of shell pasta, grab a package of cheddar cheese, and you will be on your way to homemade macaroni and cheese in no time.
Perfect for time-crunched cooks, this quick to prepare recipe makes it easy to have a mouthwatering dish of shells and cheese on the table in a jiffy. Use packaged pre-shredded cheddar cheese for the ultimate in speed and convenience.
When it comes to making the most of weeknight suppers, this family-pleasing recipe is a surefire winner. Enjoy!
STOVETOP SHELLS AND CHEDDAR CHEESE
8 ounces dried medium shell pasta
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded regular or reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
Begin cooking macaroni in a large saucepan according to package directions. Meanwhile, melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat; stir in flour and onion powder. Add milk. Bring to a boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring continuously. Remove from heat. Stir in salt and pepper. Add cheese. Stir until cheese has melted. Drain macaroni; return to saucepan. Add cheese mixture; stir gently to combine. Cook over medium-low heat 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes before serving. Makes 6 servings.