Showing posts with label New Years Eve. Show all posts
Showing posts with label New Years Eve. Show all posts

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Cheese Steak Egg Rolls / #NewYearsAppetizers

I have to admit something to you~I am an appetizer junkie! They are so very hard to resist! Don't you think? I love going to events where appetizers are served! It's fun to try all the delicious little bites, and one of my favorites are these Cheese Steak Appetizers! They can be made ahead of time, and fried right before the party starts, which helps to ease that last minute scramble to get all the food ready. They are perfect for game day, birthday parties, cookouts, and almost any event you can think of, including New Years Eve! 

Cheese Steak Egg Rolls
Makes 10-12
(printable recipe at end of page)

1/2 pound Center Cut Top Sirloin
1/2 cup sliced Sweet Onion
sprinkle of Pepper
Provolone Cheese
Shredded Mozzarella Cheese 
Egg Roll Wrappers
Oil for frying
8 ounce Cream Cream, softened
4 ounce Sour Cream
1 tablespoon Buffalo Sauce


Slice the meat very thinly. If you don't want to use a slicer, just slice thinly with a knife. 
This is how it should look.
Thinly slice the onion and peppers.
 Melt butter in pan. Use medium high heat to cook the meat. Add the pepper. Once the meat starts to cook, add the onion.
Add peppers and cook until tender.
Continue to cook until the meat is cooked and all the vegetables are tender.
Sop up the extra juices in the pan by using a paper towel to remove the grease.
Add both cheeses to pan, making sure the grease is pretty much gone. Mix in as it melts.
Melt the cheese by placing small pan upside down over meat and cheese.
1. Place the egg roll mix onto the egg roll wrapper. Set the wrapper so that a pointy edge is at the top. Brush cold water around the edges of each wrap to help them stick.
2. Fold one side and then the other into the center of the eggroll wrap.
3, Pull the bottom up and tuck over the food.
4. Continue to roll the wrap until done.
At this point the egg rolls can be covered with plastic and refrigerated overnight until you want to fry. Fry in a small fryer or in a pan of oil heated to 350 degrees. Remove from fryer and drain on a paper towel.
Make dipping sauce by whipping together the cream cheese, sour cream and buffalo sauce until mix is smooth.
You are going to love this sauce!
Serve with chips! Happy New Year!




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Yield: 10-12

Cheese Steak Egg Rolls

ingredients:

1/2 pound Center Cut Top Sirloin
1/2 cup sliced Sweet Onion
sprinkle of Pepper
Provolone Cheese
Shredded Mozzarella Cheese 
Egg Roll Wrappers
Oil for frying
8 ounce Cream Cream, softened
4 ounce Sour Cream
1 tablespoon Buffalo Sauce

instructions:


  1. Slice the meat very thinly. If you don't want to use a slicer, just slice thinly with a knife. 
  2. Thinly slice the onion and peppers.
  3.  Melt butter in pan. Use medium high heat to cook the meat. Add the pepper. Once the meat starts to cook, add the onion.
  4. Add peppers and cook until tender.
  5. Continue to cook until the meat is cooked and all the vegetables are tender.
  6. Sop up the extra juices in the pan by using a paper towel to remove the grease.
  7. Add both cheeses to pan, making sure the grease is pretty much gone. Mix in as it melts.
  8. Melt the cheese by placing small pan upside down over meat and cheese.
  9. 1. Place the egg roll mix onto the egg roll wrapper. Set the wrapper so that a pointy edge is at the top. Brush cold water around the edges of each wrap to help them stick.
    2. Fold one side and then the other into the center of the eggroll wrap.
    3, Pull the bottom up and tuck over the food.
    4. Continue to roll the wrap until done.
    At this point the egg rolls can be covered with plastic and refrigerated overnight until you want to fry. Fry in a small fryer or in a pan of oil heated to 350 degrees. Remove from fryer and drain on a paper towel.
  10. Make dipping sauce by whipping together the cream cheese, sour cream and buffalo sauce until mix is smooth.
  11. Serve with chips!
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Saturday, December 30, 2017

Champagne Cake Pops


It's almost New Year's Eve, and what better way to celebrate than with these tasty, festive Champagne Cake Pops! There is champagne in the cake, the frosting and the white chocolate coating! That makes these Champagne Cake Pops perfect for celebrating the biggest party day of the year!
These cake pops take some time to make, but if you need to spread out the work, they can be made in stages, making it an easy recipe!


Champagne Cake Pops

Cake Balls
1 box White Cake Mix
8 ounces Butter, melted
2 Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 cup Spumanti Champagne

Frosting
16 ounces Butter, softened
1/4 teaspoon Salt
4 cups Confectioner's Sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1/4 cup Spumanti Champagne

Cake Ball Frosting
2 bags (11.5 oz each) White Chocolate Chips
4-6 tablespoons Spumanti Champagne
Gold and Silver Straws
Gold and Silver Sugars or Sprinkles

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl mix together the cake mix, melted butter, eggs and vanilla. Blend together with mixer. Add champagne and blend with mixer again.
Prepare a 9x11" dish to cook the cake. Butter or spray the pan  and then flour it. Add cake mix batter to pan.
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until done when checked with a toothpick. Let cool on a rack.
Cut the cake into small pieces. Place pieces into a large ziplock bag. Smush around in the bag, breaking the cake pieces even farther apart.
Mix together the butter, salt, confectioner's sugar and vanilla. Add the champagne and continue to mix on low speed.
Add frosting to the bag of smushed cake pieces a couple tablespoons at a time. Continue to smush the frosting and cake together. When you think it is needed, add more frosting and smush together again. You will have leftover frosting. 
Use a 1 tablespoon scoop to make balls with the cake mix/frosting combo. Scoop the mix and roll between your hands to make them smooth. If you have vinyl gloves that are food safe, they are great to use because they help in obtaining a smooth cake ball. Place in a container with a cover and refrigerate after they are rolled. 
Melt white chocolate chips over low heat in a double boiler on top of the stove. Once chips are melted and smooth add champagne. It is important that the champagne be heated in the microwave or on the stove before adding it to the chips. I found the microwave works great. If the champagne is not heated, the chocolate will seize up, and become almost impossible to work with. The champagne has to be close to the temperature of the chips. Add the champagne a tablespoon at a time, until you find your desired taste. Mix together until well incorporated.
Use straws or sticks, or whatever you would like as a way to pick up the champagne cake balls. I used some gold and silver straws that I cut in half. 
Dip each cake ball into the white chocolate champagne coating. Allow the coating to drip off the bottom of the cake ball, so as to not have too much build up on the bottom. Place ball on wax paper. I dipped two of the balls, then I sprinkled the gold and silver sprinkles on, and put them back in the refrigerator.  Then I dipped two more and did it again until they were all finished. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.



Serve to your guests and have a Happy New Year! Welcome 2018!



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Champagne Cake Pops

ingredients:

Cake Balls
1 box White Cake Mix
8 ounces Butter, melted
2 Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 cup Spumanti Champagne

Frosting
16 ounces Butter, softened
1/4 teaspoon Salt
4 cups Confectioner's Sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1/4 cup Spumanti Champagne

Cake Ball Frosting
2 bags (11.5 oz each) White Chocolate Chips
4-6 tablespoons Spumanti Champagne
Gold and Silver Straws
Gold and Silver Sugars or Sprinkles

instructions:


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl mix together the cake mix, melted butter, eggs and vanilla. Blend together with mixer. Add champagne and blend with mixer again.
  3. Prepare a 9x11" dish to cook the cake. Butter or spray the pan  and then flour it. Add cake mix batter to pan.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until done when checked with a toothpick. Let cool on a rack.
  5. Cut the cake into small pieces. Place pieces into a large ziplock bag. Smush around in the bag, breaking the cake pieces even farther apart.
  6. Mix together the butter, salt, confectioner's sugar and vanilla. Add the champagne and continue to mix on low speed.
  7. Add frosting to the bag of smushed cake pieces a couple tablespoons at a time. Continue to smush the frosting and cake together. When you think it is needed, add more frosting and smush together again. You will have leftover frosting.
  8. Use a 1 tablespoon scoop to make balls with the cake mix/frosting combo. Scoop the mix and roll between your hands to make them smooth. If you have vinyl gloves that are food safe, they are great to use because they help in obtaining a smooth cake ball. Place in a container with a cover and refrigerate after they are rolled.
  9. Melt white chocolate chips over low heat in a double boiler on top of the stove. Once chips are melted and smooth add champagne. It is important that the champagne be heated in the microwave or on the stove before adding it to the chips. I found the microwave works great. If the champagne is not heated, the chocolate will seize up, and become almost impossible to work with. The champagne has to be close to the temperature of the chips. Add the champagne a tablespoon at a time, until you find your desired taste. Mix together until well incorporated.
  10. Use straws or sticks, or whatever you would like as a way to pick up the champagne cake balls. I used some gold and silver straws that I cut in half.
  11. Dip each cake ball into the white chocolate champagne coating. Allow the coating to drip off the bottom of the cake ball, so as to not have too much build up on the bottom. Place ball on wax paper. I dipped two of the balls, then I sprinkled the gold and silver sprinkles on, and put them back in the refrigerator.  Then I dipped two more and did it again until they were all finished. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.
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Thursday, December 28, 2017

12 New Years Eve Party Appetizers You Will Want to Offer Your Guests!

With New Years Eve just a few days away, I wanted to share some of my favorite appetizers from some past New Years Eve parties! Some of these are quick and easy and some may take a little more time than others, but all of these tasty party foods will be enjoyed by your guests!















I hope you found one or more appetizers that you want to offer on your New Years Eve table!
Have a safe and Happy New Years Eve!




Thursday, December 31, 2015

Last Minute New Years Eve Appetizers

Happy New Years to you! I don't know what your plans are for tonight. Maybe you are staying home with family or maybe you are hosting a party, or going to one. No matter what your plans, these Last Minute Appetizers might be able to help you out! They are quick to make and your family and guests will love them!

tortellini caprese bite, chicken fajita bites, cowboy pockets, festive shrimp bites, mini cheeseball bites, chicken fajita pockets, mini meatball appetizers, buffalo wings flatbread