Black Bean Pinwheels


1 can black beans-rinsed, drained, and mashed

1-8oz sour cream

1-4oz cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded

1/4 tsp. Onion Salt

Flour tortillas

Salsa for dip


Mix well: beans, sour cream, cream cheese, shredded cheese, onion salt with mixer.  Spread onto tortilla and roll up.  Refrigerate for a few minutes, then cut into small round pinwheels.  Dip in Salsa to eat.



Sausage Wonton Appetizers


1 lb sausage, cooked and drained

16-oz sour cream

I pkg  buttermilk dressing (I used Ranch)

4 cups shredded cheese (2 cups Monterey Jack, 2 cups cheddar)

1 pkg wonton wrappers


Mix all ingredients together. Put wonton wrappers into mini muffin pans. Scoop in the mix and slightly tuck the ends together. Bake at  400 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until slightly golden brown. Makes about 80 wontons.





1 bag frozen meatballs

2 bottles of Heinz chili sauce

2 cans of whole cranberries

Mix together sauces in a 6 quart Crockpot, set on low/med, (depending on how fast you want them ready…usually warms up quickly), add meatballs and toss until covered. Cover pot and warm on low for 2-3 hours or medium 1-2 hours.

Serve with toothpicks.


Mexican Chili Dip


2 lbs ground beef, browned

1 large jar of Pace Picante Sauce

1 small onion chopped fine

1 green pepper

1 pkg cream cheese

2 cups cheddar cheese

1 small can tomato paste

1 packet of taco seasoning

1 to 1 1/2 cups of water



Combine all ingredients in Crockpot and let simmer for about an hour or so.  Add cheddar cheese just before serving.  Serve with Tortilla chips