Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Super Easy Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip

1/2 cup frozen chopped spinach
1 cup artichoke hearts - chopped
8 oz cream cheese
1/2 cup grated parmesan
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 salt
1/8 tsp garlic powder
dash ground pepper

Simmer spinach and artichoke hearts in a cup of water in a small saucepan for 10 minutes. Drain when done. Heat cream cheese in small bowl in microwave for 1 min or until softened. Add spinach and artichoke hearts and stir well. Stir in remaining ingredients and serve.

Cheese filled Parmesan Biscuits

3/4 cup parmesan cheese
1/3 cup walnuts
2 oz cream cheese
1/2 tsp finely chopped basil
1 garlic clove
1 roll Grand Biscuits
1/4 cup melted butter

Combine Parmesan cheese and walnuts, set aside. In other bowl combine cream cheese, garlic, and basil. Spoon 1 tsp cream cheese mixture into center of biscuit. Fold biscuit over and press closed. Dip into melted butter and roll into parmesan cheese mixture. Bake @350 for 20 min.

These are the rolls I made for our Christmas dinner.