Holiday Potluck Ideas
Need some ideas? Here are 5!
The holidays are a busy time! You need to bring something cute and clever to a party. Here are five ideas to get you in a festive spirit!
1. The Mobile Sundae Bar:
A stop by the grocery and $15.00 later and you are a winner! Pick up the following for a crowd favorite!
a. 2 bags of the individual ice cream cups. There are usually 12-15 in each bag. This saves the host from getting out bowls or a scoop!
b. Jar of chocolate or fudge sauce
c. Jar of caramel
d. Jar of something cool like marshmallow cream or strawberry topping
e. 2 cans of whipped cream. Because everyone loves whipped cream!
f. Can of honey nuts
g. jar of cherries
2. Easy Salad recipe
1 bag of butter lettuce
1 small jar of mandarin oranges, drained
1 cup of honey roasted almonds
1/2 bottle of Red Wine Vinegar Dressing
3. Candy Apple Salad
5 Granny smith apples (cut in bite size pieces)
1 large snickers bar (sliced in smaller than bite sized pieces)
1 cup whipped topping
1/2 cup mayonnaise
Mix, chill and serve YUM!
4. Festive Tortellini Salad
2 cups of cooked cheese tortellini (cool before mixing)
In a bowl mix 1 cup mayonnaise, 1 cup of your favorite salsa, 1 bag (please rinse and dry before adding) of baby spinach. Add 4 slices of cooked bacon (crumble into small pieces). Stir, then add tortellini and chill. This looks really festive and tastes great!
5. The Old Cream Cheese Trick
Soften a brick of your favorite cream cheese and place on a nice platter.
Pour small jar of hot pepper jelly or jalapeno jelly over brick.
Serve with crisp sweet ginger crackers.
Spend your time enjoying your dish, not preparing it!