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SUMMER RECIPE FUN SNACKS

summer recipe

These fun snacks are great for a summer recipe. They are fun and kid friendly. Adults will love them as well.

summer recipe






VOLCANO DIP AND CHIPS

This summer recipe can be used anytime of year!

2 large cans chili with no beans

2 small cans refried beans

Shredded cheddar cheese, large package

Mix all of the ingredients together but reserve some of the refried beans. Form a volcano mound and spread the reserved beans as the top layer. Dig a hole from the top and pour in some of our Rotel cheese dip or you can use hot sauce. Serve chips on the side.




ROTEL CHEESE DIP

This summer recipe can be used all year round and is an all time favorite.

1 lb. ground beef

2 lb. box of Velveeta cheese

1 med. onion

1 can Rotel tomatoes

Cook ground beef and drain. Add chopped onion and let cook until onion is tender. Add Rotel tomatoes then chunks of Velveeta and add to other ingredients. After cheese is melted, remove from heat and let stand until thickened.




FRUIT PIZZA
Summer Recipe

summer recipe 1 package refrigerated slice and bake sugar cookie dough

1 pk (8-oz) cream cheese

1/3 cup sugar

1/2 tsp. vanilla

1 cup strawberries

1 cup bananas

1 cup fresh or canned peach slices

1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

1/4 cup pineapple or orange marmalade

1 tbsp. water

Thinly slice the cookie dough and place slices on a 14” pizza pan, slightly overlapping. Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool a bit.

Cream together cream cheese, sugar and vanilla and spread on cooled cookie crust.

Add the strawberries in the middle, then a circle of bananas, a circle of peach slices and then a circle of blueberries. You can also add kiwi or white grapes.

Mix the marmalade and water and pour evenly on top like a glaze.

Refrigerate until slightly chilled and then enjoy this summer recipe.




ISLAND PUDDING

1 ounce Banana flavored instant pie filling and pudding mix

8 ounces vanilla yogurt

8 ounces crushed pineapple, drained

1 cup Cool Whip

2 tablespoons toasted coconut

1 tablespoon toasted macadamia nuts, optional

Combine pudding mix, yogurts, and pineapple in a medium bowl. Fold in Cool Whip Lite. Cover and chill. If desired stir in rum. Top with coconut and macadamia nuts.




JELLO SUNSHINE SALAD
Summer Recipe

1 sm. box orange Jell-O

1 sm. box lemon Jell-O

1 c. hot water10 ice cubes

4 lg. bananas

1 sm. can crushed pineapple, drained, save juice

Cool Whip

Mix Jell-O with water until dissolved. Add ice cubes. Stir until Jell-O thickens. Add sliced bananas and pineapple. Place in refrigerator until set.Spread Cool Whip on top.

RANCH DIP

· 1/4 cup plain yogurt

· 2 tablespoons mayonnaise

· 2 tablespoons sour cream

· 1/2 Tablespoon of onion powder

· 1/2 Tablespoon of garlic powder

· Coarse salt and ground pepper

Blend ingredients together in a bowl and chill until ready to serve.




BEACH BALL CHEESE BALL
Summer Recipe

2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese

1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained

1 tablespoon diced onion

1 tablespoon chopped green bell pepper

1/4 tablespoon seasoning salt

Mix together all of the ingredients and form into a ball.

Then: Section the ball into six parts and stick on the following to “color” each section.

Pineapple pieces cut into small chunks

orange slices

bell pepper, chopped

red apple chunks with skin side showing

purple grape halves, skin side showing






TROPICAL POPSICLES

8 peaches, pitted and peeled or 1 cup peaches in their own juice

4 cups plain or vanilla yogurt

16 mini paper cups (like Dixie cups)

16 Popsicle sticks

Mash peaches and add yogurt. Divide into the paper cups.

Place in freezer for 30 minutes then insert popsicle sticks in each and freeze until solid ( 1 ½ to 2 hours longer).

When ready to serve, cut away the paper cup.






LIFE PRESERVER SUGAR COOKIES

Follow our basic sugar cookie recipe

and bake according to directions. Use equal parts of yellow, green, red, blue and orange tinted decorator icing to make the swim rings multi-colored. Wilton coloring is our favorite for bold colors.




RAINBOW LIFE PRESERVER JIGGLERS

summer recipeMake our Jell-O jiggler recipe but use blue, green, yellow and red. Start with the blue and let it set firmly before adding the green and so on. Make sure the one you are adding is not very warm. When all layers are set, cut with doughnut cutter or improvise by using a glass to cut the outside ring and an empty aspirin bottle to cut the inner circle.

The kids will really love these and the best thing is…they don’t melt!




HULA LUAU COOKIES

2 c. flour

2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

2/3 c. shortening

1 1/4 c. sugar

1/2 tsp. vanilla

1/2 tsp. almond flavor

1 egg

3/4 c. well drained crushed pineapple

1/2 c. finely chopped shredded coconut

Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Cream the sugar and shortening and flour thoroughly. Beat in egg until mixture is fluffy. Blend in dry ingredients and then the pineapple. Drop by teaspoonful on ungreased cookie sheet 3 inches apart. Sprinkle with coconut. Bake at 325 degrees, about 10 minutes.






COCONUT BARS

1 (18.25 ounce) box vanilla cake mix

2 eggs

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

1 (16 ounce) box confectioners' sugar

1 1/2 cups shredded coconut

Preheat oven at 350Heat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 13 x 9-inch baking pan.Combine first 3 ingredients. Press into bottom about 1 inch up the sides of pan and mix together next 6 ingredients and pour over the crust. Bake for 45 minutes. Let cool and cut into squares.






SAND PAIL DESSERTS

Oreo cookies (crushed)

Chocolate pudding (make it ahead of time)

Cool Whip

Gummy Worms

In a sand pail, layer crushed oreo cookies, chocolate pudding and cool whip. Top with more crushed cookies and stick some gummy worms inside the pail. Serve with a shovel.






PEA POD GRASS SKIRTS

summer recipe

On a bright colored platter, make these pea pod grass skirts, one for each child. Make the skirt by placing 10 or so peapods in a fan shape then use a Tablespoon of our ranch dressing to draw a waistband at the top of the skirt.





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